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The Ten Ton Cutter, Castlemon, Harry
81 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
82 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
83 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
84 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
85 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
86 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
87 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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88 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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Dixie of Dover - A Boy and Dog Story, Colby, Jean Poindexter
89 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
90 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
91 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
92 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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93 The Real Book About Trains
Cole, Davis
Garden City Garden City Books 1951 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket David Lyle Millard, Illustrator 
Very clean decorative (brown & white cross-hatch pattern) boards with black cloth spine, orange lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or marks--pages are clean. Illustrated endpapers (train crossing a trestle). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has thumb-nail size chip at rear panel near bottom of spine corner, minor edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 006623

Price: 12.00 USD
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94 The Dragon in the Cliff
Cole, Sheila
New York Lothrop Lee and Shepard 1991 0-688-10196-8 / 9780688101961 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket T. C. Farrow, Illustrator 
Very clean brown boards with black lettering on tan cloth spine. Rear board very slightly bowed. No surface wear or fraying. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 210 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, no tears, creases or soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel based on the life of Mary Anning. 8 Vo. Children's. 014881

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Land of Stories - A Grimm Warning, Colfer, Chris
95 The Land of Stories - A Grimm Warning
Colfer, Chris
New York / Boston Little, Brown & Co. 2014 0316406813 / 9780316406819 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Brandon Dorman, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (with first edition statement and full number line) in clean dust jacket. Clean orange-brown boards with red spine, gold lettering on spine. Spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 469 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, slight edgewear and one closed edge tear at front flap fold (approx. 1"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023835

Price: 25.00 USD
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Over the Rainbow, Collins, Judy
96 Over the Rainbow
Collins, Judy
New York Imagine! (Peter Yarrow) 2010 1936140004 / 9781936140008 First Edition, Second Printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautifully clean first edition, second printing in clean unchipped dust jacket with perfect CD in plastic enclosure at rear of book. Clean red cloth boards with color paste-on illustration (bright, clean, unworn); gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Full color decorated endpapers. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with no names, writing or marks. Dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Voice and music on disc performed by Judy Collins, paintings by Eric Puybaret. 024776

Price: 20.00 USD
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Frank Armstrong's Second Term, Colton, Matthew M.
97 Frank Armstrong's Second Term
Colton, Matthew M.
New York Hurst & Company 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Martin Lewis, Illustrator 
Clean decorated binding with some bubbling to cloth. Blue-gray ribbed cloth boards with red, white and black baseball player on cover in mid-pitch, player with bat in hand on spine. Bright red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. All lettering and decoration crisp and unworn. Tiny pin-head spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. With four original illustrations by Martin Lewis. 318 pages. 023019

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Panama Canal, Considine, Bob
98 The Panama Canal
Considine, Bob
New York Random House (Landmark Books) 1951 Fourth Printing Near Fine Near fine Jacket Fritz Kredel, Illustrator 
Landmark Book No. 18. Very clean rose red cloth boards with black lettering, blue and black decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. 179 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has vertical crease on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022979

Price: 14.00 USD
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Grand Island of Jatte (Children's Art Series), Contempre, Yvette
99 Grand Island of Jatte (Children's Art Series)
Contempre, Yvette
Paris Duculot 1986 0382063325 / 9780382063329 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine No Dust jacket 
Clean book, color illustrated boards, no bumping or wear. Clean pages, no names, writing or marks. Color illustrations. From the Children's Art Series, printed in English, published in Paris. 019709

Price: 15.00 USD
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Kris Kringle at the Crossroads, Core, Sue
100 Kris Kringle at the Crossroads
Core, Sue
New York North River Press 1946 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean green cloth boards with red and blue lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers (small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper). Signed by author on title page: "Sue Core - to Adam". Illustrations by Irene Chan on every page. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and closed tears; features delightful picture of Santa Claus in a smiling airplane over the tropics. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A cute story about Christmas in the tropics (Panama). 022977

Price: 45.00 USD
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