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The Scout of the Golden Cross, Gordon, Paul
181 The Scout of the Golden Cross
Gordon, Paul
New York Henry Holt and Company 1920 First Edition, First Printing Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Very scarce children's book with a Boy Scout theme. First Edition. Red cloth boards with gold lettering and eagle on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. Very slight fading to spine. Very light surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration by Franke, six additional black and white illustrations. 208 pages + 4 pages of "Who's Who Among Authors" at rear of book. 021795

Price: 50.00 USD
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Jed - A Boy's Adventures in the Army of '61-'65, Goss, Warren Lee
182 Jed - A Boy's Adventures in the Army of '61-'65
Goss, Warren Lee
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1889 early printing Hardcover Near Fine no dustjacket W. S. Shelton, Illustrator 
Decorated American Trade Binding. Later printing (1889 on copyright page, twenty-seventh thousand on title page). Very clean beige cloth boards with black and red decoration, black lettering on cover; red lettering, black and red sword and wreath decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black and white illustrations by W. S. Shelton. Preface by the author. 404 pages. 022011

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Cheerful Heart, Gray, Elizabeth Janet
183 The Cheerful Heart
Gray, Elizabeth Janet
New York Viking Press 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Kazue Mizumura, Illustrator 
First Edition ("First published in 1959 by the Viking Press" on copyright page). Clean orange-brown cloth boards with red decoration on cover, red lettering on spine. hint of very slight wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 176 pgs. with illustrations by Kazue Mizumura. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Happy story of a young Japanese girl who, with her steadfast and cheerful heart, helped her family rebuild not only their home, but their very lives. 6" x 9". Children's. 017227

Price: 25.00 USD
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Galloping Gold, Gray, Patsey
184 Galloping Gold
Gray, Patsey
New York Coward-McCann 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering and illustration of girl on a galloping horse on cover. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; very small previous owner inscription at top of half-title page. Illustrated by Leonard Shortall. 224 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge (1/8"), closed edge tears, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very scarce title by famous horsewoman Patsey Gray. The book is based on her adventures with a real Palomino horse that Mrs. Gray owned and showed. 021277

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother, Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
185 The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother
Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1925 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean decorated paper-covered cloth boards with clean gray cloth spine, clean unworn paper paste-on title label on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 214 pages, with blank pages for the mother-reader to record the sayings of her own children. Dustjacket in fair condition with chips, tears and piece missing at top of rear panel -- what's there is clean, with a lovely portrait of the author on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book recording some of the wise and humorous sayings and thoughts of children,plus a section on "What children should read", "The Bible Lesson", and "Some Prayers and Invocations for the Use of Children." 021004

Price: 25.00 USD
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Ken Ward in the Jungle, Grey, Zane
186 Ken Ward in the Jungle
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1912 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with black lettering, illustration of jungle cat on cover, black lettering and small illustration on spine. Very light soiling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 309 pages + 5 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ken Ward and his younger brother Hal take a trip into the wilds of Mexico. 021572

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Young Pitcher, Grey, Zane
187 The Young Pitcher
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1939 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in original illustrated dustjacket. Clean rust red boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned) with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Clean dustjacket has small fingernail size chip at top spine edge, very small spine corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story for boys by Zane Grey about a young man who enters Wayne College to pursue his study of forestry and ends up playing baseball when a new varsity team is organized. 018917

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188 Fantasies Two
Griffith, William Jr.
Millbrae, CA Dawne-Leigh Publications 1980 0-89742-039-X / 9780897420396 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Richard C. Ward, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing. Clean color illustrated boards. Very slight surface wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 158 pgs. Illustrations by Richard C. Ward. Clean color-illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has chipping at top spine edge extending slightly into front and rear board corners, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 016024

Price: 12.00 USD
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Frankenstein's Hamster: Ten Spine-Tingling Tales, Griffiths, Barbara
189 Frankenstein's Hamster: Ten Spine-Tingling Tales
Griffiths, Barbara
New York Dial Books 1992 0-8037-0952-8 / 9780803709522 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean gray/blue boards with gray cloth spine, red lettering on spine. Very slight edge wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 114 pgs. Illustrations by the author. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 012285

Price: 12.00 USD
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Dear Mili, Grimm, Wilhelm
190 Dear Mili
Grimm, Wilhelm
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1988 0374317623 / 9780374317621 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Maurice Sendak, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket, as new condition. Immaculate green-gray cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean pink endpapers; no names, writing or marks. An old tale by Wilhelm Grimm translated by Ralph Manheim with illustrations by Maurice Sendak. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024491

Price: 20.00 USD
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Dear Mili, Grimm, Wilhelm
191 Dear Mili
Grimm, Wilhelm
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1988 0374317623 / 9780374317621 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with small blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small tasteful previous owner name stamped on front fixed endpaper. Beautifully illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019715

Price: 25.00 USD
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In the Time of the Bells, Gripe, Maria
192 In the Time of the Bells
Gripe, Maria
New York Delacorte Press 1976 0-440-04012-3 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket Harald Gripe, Illustrator 
Scarce clean copy of this book in original dustjacket. Very clean beige boards with clean unfaded blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; NO names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. Translated from the Swedish by Sheila La Farge. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with some soiling to spine and very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018268

Price: 30.00 USD
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193 Never Grow Old Stories
Grover, Edwin O.
Chicago/New York Lyons & Carnahan 1925 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Percy J. Billinghurst, Illustrator 
Bright yellow cloth boards with black and green illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slight soiling to rear board (no stains or spots). Very slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Very nice illustrations throughout. 144 pgs. 8vo. Children's. 009218

Price: 30.00 USD
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Raggedy ann and the Golden Butterfly, Gruelle, Johnny
194 Raggedy ann and the Golden Butterfly
Gruelle, Johnny
New York Johnny Gruelle Company 1940 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Johnny Gruelle, Illustrator 
First Edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean bright illustrated boards with red spine, black lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to two lower corner tips. Binding is tight, no cracking, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers with small illustration. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful color and black and white illustrations throughout by the author. 95 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chip at top left corner near spine, wear at bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears and some wear at folds; child's faint writing on rear panel of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023796

Price: 25.00 USD
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Azeet, Paratrooper Dog, Gur, General Motta
195 Azeet, Paratrooper Dog
Gur, General Motta
Nashville / New York Thomas Nelson, Inc. 1972 0840762526 / 9780840762528 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Ron Dorfman, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with bright blue lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Ron Dorfman. 131 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, two 1" closed tears to rear panel, tiny closed edge tear at top of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dog stories abound in childen's literature, but the true stories in this book are unlike any others, for they tell of the unusual exploits of Azeet, a beautiful German Shepherd who became a member of an Israeli army paratroop unit and served in a border patrol in thge Middle East. Azeet repeatedly demonstrates her extraordinary sensory powers, her unflinching courage, and her canny intelligence. 025151

Price: 40.00 USD
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Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time, Gurney, James
196 Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time
Gurney, James
Atlanta Turner Publishing 1992 1878685236 / 9781878685230 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (second printing) in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in full color by the author. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024450

Price: 15.00 USD
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Whiffy McMann, Hader, Berta and Elmer
197 Whiffy McMann
Hader, Berta and Elmer
Oxford University Press 1933 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
First Edition, scarce, in original dust jacket. Clean orange and white paper covered boards with cat illustration on cover, illustration of "Jane" (girl in braids) on rear board. Hint of corner wear. Binding is tight, pages, edges and endpapers are clean. Illustrated in orange, black and white. Unpaginated. Dust jacket is not price clipped ($.75 on front inside flap), is clean, but has chips, wrinkles and tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Whiffy McMann is a kitten and Jane is a little girl who takes Whiffy home with her from the grocery store. 023422

Price: 75.00 USD
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198 The Boys' Life of Theodore Roosevelt
Hagedorn, Hermann
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1918 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine, clean, unchipped oval photograph of Theodore Roosevelt on cover. No fraying, mere hint of wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Frontis photograph of Roosevelt. 375 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and photographs throughout. Code on copyright page A-T (January, 1919) First publication November, 1918. 011571

Price: 15.00 USD
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Out of Provincetown, Hall Rosalys
199 Out of Provincetown
Hall Rosalys
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1941 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Corinne Malvern, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (F/R colophon on copyright page). Clean red cloth boards with just a hint of dust-darkening to board and spine edges. Sharp corners, hint of of surface wear to top and bottom spine edges, no tears. Black lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 296 pgs. with illustrations by Corinne Malvern. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very tiny pencil-point size chip at upper rear spine edge, a few very tiny closed edge tears, hint of light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A fun story for young people set in Provincetown, with lots of hilarity and action involving a missing sloop. 5-1/2" x 8". Children's. 017101

Price: 30.00 USD
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200 Ghost Train
Harper, Lyle
Chicago Goldsmith 1932 Hard Cover Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Spots of wear along bottom board edges, fraying at one spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no writing or bookplates. 119 pgs. Beautifully illustrated dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Rails gleaming in the moonlight--the thunder of the fast mail--the desperate call of a telegraph sounder--a train vanishing in the mountains. 8vo. Children's. 014119

Price: 15.00 USD
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