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The World at Bay, Capon, Paul
81 The World at Bay
Capon, Paul
John C. Winston Company 1954 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean bright unclipped original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; a few faint small water spot dots. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with beautifully decorated endpapers (Jacket and endpaper designs by Alex Schomburg). No names, writing or marks. 208 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unfaded, no wear, no chips, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Twenty-six science fiction books listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025813

Price: 250.00 USD
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Young Brave Algonquin, Carden, Priscilla
82 Young Brave Algonquin
Carden, Priscilla
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1956 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket M. A. Reardon, Illustrator 
Stated Second printing in original illustrated dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with black lettering and illustration of two Native American boys, a canoe and a dog on cover. Small bump to bottom edge of front board with small break to cloth. A little patch of fading to top corner, bottom rear corner. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper, small name at top edge. Nicely illustrated by M. A. Reardon. 147 pages. Dust jacket has chip at top front corner, slight edge wear and light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A scarce children's book, and one that tells the story of Colonial America from the Native American's point of view through the eyes of two young Algonquin boys. 025441

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid, Carey, Mary
83 A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid
Carey, Mary
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1991 0-89015-831-2 / 9780890158319 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 102 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy has excitement and adventure when his father is assigned to an oil drilling rig above the Arctic Circle. 8vo. Fiction. 013058

Price: 25.00 USD
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Queenie's Whim, Carey, Rosa N.
84 Queenie's Whim
Carey, Rosa N.
Chicago Donohue Brothers 1900 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Circa 1900 clean decorated binding from the "Snug Corner Series" for young girls. Clean yellow cloth boards with red, cream and yellow illustration of young girl in tree with a book, red lettering and line border on cover; gold lettering and red branch decoration on spine (branches extend from tree on cover). Very small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean but tanned. Previous owner name and date (Dec. 25, 1900) neatly penned on front free endpaper. 440 pages. 021849

Price: 15.00 USD
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Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, Carroll, Lewis
85 Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
Carroll, Lewis
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1983 0394532279 / 9780394532271 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket S. Michelle Wiggins, Illustrator 
First Edition (STATED) thus in clean unclipped dust jacket. Illustrated with more than 60 paintings in full color. Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering and small rose decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean elaborately decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 144 pages. Illustrated by S. Michelle Wiggins. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025999

Price: 20.00 USD
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86 Barney the Donkey
Casserley, Anne
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1938 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated by Author 
Green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Front board and spine very clean, rear board quite clean with very faint small stain at lower board outside edge. Very little wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, bookplates, or marks. Delightful illustrations by the author. 143 pgs. 6" x 7-3/4". Children's. 008435

Price: 25.00 USD
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Frank on the Lower Mississippi, Castlemon, Harry
87 Frank on the Lower Mississippi
Castlemon, Harry
Chicago Donohue N.D. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, no publication date, circa 1910. Clean green cloth boards with red, white and black illustration of man on deck of ship with cannon, tall ship in full sail on spine. Crisp white lettering on cover and spine, unchipped decorations. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a few spots on text block fore-edges. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 256 pages. In clear protective removable mylar cover. 022374

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Ten Ton Cutter, Castlemon, Harry
88 The Ten Ton Cutter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1897 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in excellent condition. Scarce title. Brown cloth boards with black and orange forest scene on cover, decorated spine (man nailing message to a tree). Black lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. All pages clean and bright. Faintest hint of soiling to rear board. Binding is tight, no cracking, with just a hint of lean. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1899 on blank preliminary page. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; three additional black and white plates. 425 pages. 021725

Price: 95.00 USD
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Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter, Castlemon, Harry
89 Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1892 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with yellow and green decorated cover and spine, stamped gold lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine. Light surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautiful full color decorated endpapers; very clean except for previous owner name and date (1906) on front fixed endpaper. 391 pp. 020558

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Happy Giraffe, Cavanah, Frances
90 The Happy Giraffe
Cavanah, Frances
Chicago Wilcox & Follett 1944 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Beautifully clean paper-covered boardes with furry "flocked" giraffe (front cover) and monkey (rear cover) in perfect condition. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Clarence Biers. Book cover opens to a smaller dimension book in shape of a fence with animals in, on and around it. Dust jacket is unclipped, has slight edge wear, a small surface scrape to front cover just under "Giraffe", closed tear at top spine fold (approx 2") - but quite clean and with flocking still in excellent condition. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024851

Price: 75.00 USD
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Wanted: a Girl for the Horses, Cavanna, Betty
91 Wanted: a Girl for the Horses
Cavanna, Betty
New York William Morrow & Co 1984 0688027571 / 9780688027575 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ very good + Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean brown boards with white cloth spine, dark brown lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages andedges are clean, with clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 216 pp. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear and one 1" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A young girl who has been expelled from school and is a family outcast works with horses at a stable in the peaceful Devonshire countryside, putting her life back on track. 019572

Price: 20.00 USD
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Mayken - A Child's Story of the Netherlands in the Sixteenth Century, Chase, Jessie Anderson
92 Mayken - A Child's Story of the Netherlands in the Sixteenth Century
Chase, Jessie Anderson
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1902 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram "K" on cover design). Clean olive green cloth boards with white decoration (scene of caped man on horseback galloping past a windmill). Crisp white lettering on cove and spine. Light bumping to corners; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner bookplate in upper corner of front pastedown. Six full page illustrations by Troy and Margaret Kinney. 219 pages. 025356

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Lighthouse Keeper's Son, Chauncy, Nan
93 The Lighthouse Keeper's Son
Chauncy, Nan
London Oxford University Press 1961 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "First Published 1969" on copyright page, 1969 on title page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 133 pp. Illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020496

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Fearless Family, Christensen, Gardell Dano
94 The Fearless Family
Christensen, Gardell Dano
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1955 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition (stated) in original dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with small black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Written and illustrated by Gardell Dano Christensen. 160 pages. Jacket is quite clean, has a few very shallow edge chips (1/8" or less), a few tiny closed edge tears; price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book of wonderful stories about a weasel family accompanied by charming black and white illustrations. 022676

Price: 20.00 USD
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95 The Wonderful Winter
Chute, Marchette
New York E. P. Dutton 1973 Fourteenth Printing Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket Grace Golden, Illustrator Signed
Fourtheenth Printing, SIGNED by author, in dust jacket. Very clean gray-blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers illustrated with map of London. No previous owner markings. Signed on half-title page by author: "Best Wishes from the Author - Marchette Chute." 216 pp. Illustratd by Grace Golden. Dustjacket is clean and bright but has chipping along top edge of back panel (up to 1" in depth). Photo and brief biography of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a boy who runs away to London and experiences life around Shakespeare's theatre. 020324

Price: 20.00 USD
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Ralph S. Mouse, Cleary, Beverly
96 Ralph S. Mouse
Cleary, Beverly
New York William Morrow and Company 1982 0688014526 / 9780688014520 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Paul O. Zelinsky, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean light blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Charming illustrations by Paul L. Zelinsky. 160 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very short closed edge tear, very slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025994

Price: 15.00 USD
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Dixie of Dover - A Boy and Dog Story, Colby, Jean Poindexter
97 Dixie of Dover - A Boy and Dog Story
Colby, Jean Poindexter
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1958 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original illustrated jacket. Blue cloth boards with brown lettering, illustration of dog carrying a newspaper in it's mouth on cover. No fraying or wear. Hint of browning to spine gutters, otherwise clean cloth boards. Pages and edges are clean, with unmarked endpapers. Illustrated by Mary Stevens. 92 pages. Jacket has chip at top spine edge, 2" closed tear at spine lower fold edge, a few additional closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022710

Price: 40.00 USD
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Animal Land - Containing 300 Delightful, Entertaining, Instructive Stories About Animals, Birds, and Insects, Colcord, Willard Allen
98 Animal Land - Containing 300 Delightful, Entertaining, Instructive Stories About Animals, Birds, and Insects
Colcord, Willard Allen
Philadelphia Judson Press 1925 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second printing, published October, 1925, in original dust jacket. Beautiful decorated American trade binding, with clean red cloth boards, beige and black tiger in foreground, elephants with riders in background - decoration wrapping to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper (1925) - slight browning to endpapers from contact with dust jacket flap. Liberally illustrated with photographs and drawings. 439 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), has corner chips at upper spine, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality remvoable mylar cover. 024704

Price: 25.00 USD
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Wings and Paws, Colcord, Willard Allen
99 Wings and Paws
Colcord, Willard Allen
Philadelphia The Judson Press 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket U.S Department of Agriculture 
Decorated American trade binding. Very clean green cloth boards with beautifully black & yellow illustrated cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Small & tasteful old previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 295 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photo plates. SCARCE DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, clean and bright with animal illustrations, has small edge & corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A companion book to "Animal Land" by the same author. 150 true stories and much useful information about birds, animals and insects. 011551

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Trouble with Grandad, Cole, Babette
100 The Trouble with Grandad
Cole, Babette
New York Putnam Juvenile 1988 039921545X / 9780399215452 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean bright glossy illustrated boards, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Very small "This Book Belongs to.." stamp on front free endpaper (no name). Color illustrations. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019711

Price: 15.00 USD
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