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Mr. Rabbit at Home - A Sequel to Little Mr. Thimblefinger and his Queer Country, Harris, Joel Chandler
201 Mr. Rabbit at Home - A Sequel to Little Mr. Thimblefinger and his Queer Country
Harris, Joel Chandler
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1897 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket Oliver Herford, Illustrator 
Illustrated tan cloth boards with no bumping or wear. Boards are clean with brown and green illustration of lion and rabbit on cover, gold stamped lettering. Moderate foxing (faint brown spotting) to cloth on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers with faint previous owner inscription (1915). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrations throughout by Oliver Herford (drawings in black and white). 1897 on title page; "Copyright, 1895" on copyright page. 020368

Price: 75.00 USD
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Plantation Pageants, Harris, Joel Chandler
202 Plantation Pageants
Harris, Joel Chandler
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First edition, decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with cram and black decoration on cover, gold and black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of faint soiling. Binding is tight & square, a little cracking to paper at hinges has been carefully reglued. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. Previous owner inscription dated 1899 neatly penned on blank fly leaf. illustrations by E. Boyd Smith, including frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard (total of 20 illustrations). 247 pages. 022380

Price: 65.00 USD
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203 Top Horse of Crescent Ranch
Hastings, Howard L.
New York Cupples & Leon 1942 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Very clean toast brown cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Red top-stained page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 248 pgs. Illustrated by the author. Very clean color illustrated DUSTJACKET has 1/4" chipping at top of spine, two very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012826

Price: 25.00 USD
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204 Woodrow Wilson: A Biography for Young People
Hatch, Alden
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1947 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Here is a collectible book for the library of that special young person in your life who is interested in history. Inscribed and SIGNED with date (1948) by the author, this book is from the collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and comes with a document certifying that the book is from that collection, signed by the Roosevelt Library Director. Clean red cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. 280 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, is enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011042

Price: 30.00 USD
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Surprise for Timmy, Hauman, George & Doris
205 Surprise for Timmy
Hauman, George & Doris
New York Macmillan 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket illustrated by the authors 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean yellow illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 78 pgs. with illustrations by the authors. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has small chips at upper and lower spine edge, 2" closed tear at lower front fold edge, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Everyone in the family has a pet except for Timmy. On his fifth birthday, he gets a surprise. 017530

Price: 20.00 USD
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Big Brother, Hawkes, Clarence
206 Big Brother
Hawkes, Clarence
Springfield, MA Milton Bradley Company 1930 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Griswold Tyng, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in black & white by Griswold Tyng. 234 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket, beautifully illustrated in color; shallow chipping at top of spine (1/4" max.), very small shallow chip at top front panel edge, larger chip at top rear panel edge (1" x 3/4" and not interfering with any rear panel text or illustration) . Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An unusual story of a seven year old boy and his trick bear, "Big Brother", of their life with a small town circus, their travels over country turnpikes and performances in the big top. Very attractive book and dustjacket. 8vo. Children's. 015590

Price: 40.00 USD
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Grandfather's Chair, Hawthorne, Nathaniel
207 Grandfather's Chair
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Philadelphia Henry Altemus 1893 Henry Altemus Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding from the "Altemus' Young People's Library" (number 21) in original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with red, black and white decoration on cover and spine, red lettering. All decoration and lettering is clean and unrubbed. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small blacked out name at top edge of front free endpaper. With seventy-one illustrations. 276 pages + 16 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, has chip at top of spine, edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025539

Price: 25.00 USD
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208 Books, Children & Men
Hazard, Paul (translated By Marguerite Mitchell)
Boston The Horn Book, Inc. 1944 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers. Previous owner name neatly penned on back of front free endpaper. 176 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight browning to spine, a few small edge chips & closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A comprehensive analysis of children's literature. 8 vo.. Books on Books. 011068

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Pastor's Dog, Heavey, Jean
209 The Pastor's Dog
Heavey, Jean
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1951 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Elinore Blaisdell, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page. Clean gray cloth boards with red title box on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. No other marks. Pages and edges are clean. 155 pgs. with illustrations by Elinore Blaisdell. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny edge chips, 1" piece missing at spine base, small chip at center spine fold edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A warm and friendly story about a boy, a dog and a pastor, for dog lovers of any age. 8vo. Dogs. 016353

Price: 25.00 USD
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Black Gold, Henry, Marguerite
210 Black Gold
Henry, Marguerite
Chicago Rand McNally 1957 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
First Edition, with "Edition of 1957" and "A" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded black boards with yellow lettering and horse head illustration on cover, yellow letterin onk spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean color illustrated endpapers (very small pen squiggle on front pastedown). No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated by Wesley Dennis. 175 pages. 025427

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Little Fellow, Henry, Marguerite
211 The Little Fellow
Henry, Marguerite
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1945 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Diana Thorne, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with brown lettering and illustration of a scampering colt on cover, brown title box on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Color illustrated endpapers. Faint tape marking to front and rear free endpaper - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white by Diana Thorne. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024917

Price: 40.00 USD
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White Stallion of Lipizza, Henry, Marguerite
212 White Stallion of Lipizza
Henry, Marguerite
Chicago Rand McNally 1964 Stated First Printing Hardcover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator Signed
Stated First Printing, November, 1964, SIGNED by the author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean and bright illustrated (front and rear) cloth boards - no fading or fraying. Size approx. 9" x 11". Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean color illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Signed by the author on the half-title page: "Marguerite Henry" with a small horseshoe drawn by her name. Beautifully illustrated in full color by Wesley Dennis. 116 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has small chip at base of spine, numerous closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025131

Price: 150.00 USD
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Captain Bayleys Heir - A Tale of the Gold Fields of California, Henty, G. A.
213 Captain Bayleys Heir - A Tale of the Gold Fields of California
Henty, G. A.
New York A. L. Burt 1900 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket H. M. Paget, Illustrator 
Clean green-gray decorated cloth boards and spine with red lettering on cover, gold title box on spine. Light surface wear to corners (no fraying). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained page edges all around. Publication date estimated 1900 (no copyright date printed). Previous owner name, place and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Black and white frontis illustration. 336 pages. 021261

Price: 20.00 USD
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In Times of Peril - A Tale of India, Henty, G. A.
214 In Times of Peril - A Tale of India
Henty, G. A.
New York A. L. Burt 1900 Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Clean gray-green decorated cloth boards and spine with red lettering on cover, gold title box on spine. Hint of very light surface wear only to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, clear tape reinforcement to front and rear hinges, but no visible cracking; binding is solid. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained page edges all around. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 427 pages. 021264

Price: 20.00 USD
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Mr. Wizard's Science Secrets, Herbert, Don
215 Mr. Wizard's Science Secrets
Herbert, Don
U.S.A. Popular Mechanics Company 1953 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine second printing in fine unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with small red illustration in lower corner of front board and crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Foreword by Wilbur Beauchamp. Drawings by Robert A. Barker. 264 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Over 150 intriguing science experiments to do at home - from TV's once famous Don Herbert - "Mr. Wizard!" 024020

Price: 25.00 USD
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Punky Dunk and the Mouse; Punky Dunk and the Gold Fish; How Punky Dunk Helped Old Prince, Herr, Charlotte B.
216 Punky Dunk and the Mouse; Punky Dunk and the Gold Fish; How Punky Dunk Helped Old Prince
Herr, Charlotte B.
Chicago P. F. Volland & Co. 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First editions, published in 1912 (How Punky Dunk Helped Old Prince was published in 1913). Set of three charming books in very nice condition, all sized approx. 4-3/4" x 6-1/4". No chipping or wear ("Old Prince" has one tiny pin-head size spot of wear at corner base of spine). Very light soiling. Bindings are tight, pages are clean with clean endpapers. Lovely old fashioned color illustrations. 023785

Price: 60.00 USD
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217 Shadows on the Pond
Herzig, Alison Cragin
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1985 0-316-35895-9 / 9780316358958 Second Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 244 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has one 1/4" closed edge tear at base of front panel, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009798

Price: 15.00 USD
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Grandpa and the Tiger, Heward, Constance
218 Grandpa and the Tiger
Heward, Constance
Philadelphia George W. Jacobs 1924 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket Lilian A. Govey, Illustrator 
First Edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with clean colorful paste-on illustration (unworn). Black lettering on spine. No fraying to cloth boards. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with color illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Text by Constance Heward, charming illustrations (full color and black & white) by Lilian A. Govey. 123 pages. Dust jacket is color illustrated (front and back), tattered, with edge chips, long and short closed tears, small surface abrasion from sticker removal. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025425

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Silver Run - A Story of the Sardine Industry, Heyliger, William
219 The Silver Run - A Story of the Sardine Industry
Heyliger, William
New York D. Appleton Century 1934 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket George M. Richards, Illustrator 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page and (1) on last page of text, in clean original jacket. Green cloth boards with small illustration of sardine can circled by sardines on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by George M. Richards. 280 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is unclipped, has one very small chip at bottom corner of rear panel (size of half a dime), closed tear at lower front flap fold (1"). Price intact (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce title in collectible condition. 020615

Price: 300.00 USD
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Exit from Home, Heyman, Anita
220 Exit from Home
Heyman, Anita
New York Crown Publishers 1977 0-517-52903-3 / 9780517529034 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 277 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight surface edge wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book written for young adults about a boy who had attended cheder, the religious school for Jewish boys near his small village in Russia, and participated in the events that led to the revolution of 1905. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012957

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