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1 American Boy Sea Stories: Selected Stories from "The American Boy"

Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1935 Hard Cover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking at hinges. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Pages are clean and bright, with a little discoloration to endpapers only. 390 pgs. Colorful dustjacket with scene of boat at sea on cover, but DJ has sizeable corner chips at two front corners and base of spine, small chips at rear corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 004131

Price: 12.00 USD
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2 The Great Muppet Caper

New York Muppet Press/Random House 1981 0-394-84874-8 / 9780394848747 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright glossy color-illustrated cover. No bumping, a touch of wear to rear bottom corner. binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with scenes from the movie. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Children's. 005118

Price: 10.00 USD
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Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play
3 Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play

Rochester, NY Rochester Folk Art Guild Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean green wraps, string bound, with brown frog prince illustration and brown lettering on cover. No chipping or creasing, very slight wear to edges. Pages are clean and bright, with no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. A children's marionette play dramatized from an old Chinese tale and silk-screened by the Rochester Folk Art Guild, with color cut-out figures (all bright and intact) bound in. 7" x 9-1/2". Play. 016652

Price: 35.00 USD
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Harper's Story Books - A series of narratives, dialogues, biographies, and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young, Abbott, Jacob
4 Harper's Story Books - A series of narratives, dialogues, biographies, and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young
Abbott, Jacob
New York Harper & Brothers 1856 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
First edition, illustrated with engravings. Red cloth boards with blind stamped lettering and decoration on front and rear covers, gold lettering and embellishmen on spine. Quite clean, tiny spots of wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, hinges are sound. Yellow glossy endpapers with previous owner name and date (1861) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Additional name neatly penned at top edge of Chapter 1. Pages and illustrations are clean. 160 pages. 027253

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Silver Tarn, Adams, Katharine
5 The Silver Tarn
Adams, Katharine
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has small corner clip to front inside flap, no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of Mehitable Webster, a young New England girl and her life in school in the wilds of Yorkshire in Great Britain. 8vo. Fiction. 015282

Price: 25.00 USD
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Chocolate Dreams: Poems, Adoff, Arnold
6 Chocolate Dreams: Poems
Adoff, Arnold
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1989 0688068227 / 9780688068226 First Hardcover Very Good + Fine Jacket Turi MacCombie, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Turi MacCombie. 63 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019713

Price: 15.00 USD
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Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men, Ahlers, Lena C.
7 Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men
Ahlers, Lena C.
Chicago Albert Whitman & Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Benny Larsen, Illustrator 
First Edition in scarce dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with very clean unworn color paste-on illustration on cover. No fraying, fading or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Illustrated by Benny Larsen. 288 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), has chips and closed edge tears, surface scrape at top edge from sticker removal (size of a nickel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Brief, pointed biographical sketches, charmingly written, of the lives of sixty famous men worth knowing--including explorers, inventors, musicians, statesmen, authors, artists and patriots. Illustrated with pen and ink portraits of the various characters of the sketches. 026841

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Kingdom and the Cave, Aiken, Joan
8 The Kingdom and the Cave
Aiken, Joan
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1974 0385030436 / 9780385030434 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket Victor Ambrus, Illustrator 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, quite clean and bright. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean turquoise endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Victor ambrus. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful tale of mystery, fantasy and adventure. 027564

Price: 25.00 USD
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Little Men, Alcott, Louisa M.
9 Little Men
Alcott, Louisa M.
New York Complete Authorized Edition 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in charming color illustrated jacket. Clean red 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 illustrated endpapers. 376 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has one small corner chip at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022774

Price: 30.00 USD
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Eight Cousins, Alcott, Louisa May
10 Eight Cousins
Alcott, Louisa May
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1931 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Clara M. Burd, Illustrator 
Lovely book and dust jacket. Clean moss green cloth boards with clean, unworn color paste-on illustration on cover by Clara M. Burd, with gold line border. Gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Full color frontispiece illustration (same as cover), additional black and white illustrations, all by Clara Burd. 253 pages. Clean bright color illustrated jacket has a few tiny edge nicks, a little corner wear; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A really nice collectible quality book from John C. Winston Company's "The Children's Bookshelf" series. 027521

Price: 30.00 USD
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Do and Dare - Or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune, Alger, Horatio, Jr.
11 Do and Dare - Or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune
Alger, Horatio, Jr.
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1884 Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Circa early 1900s (Copyright date 1884 by Porter & Coates). Red cloth boards with black illustration of boy on spine, large colorful and clean paste-on illustration on cover. Slight fading to cloth; a few small spots of wear at lower board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned on front free endpaper (dated 1914). 303 pages. 021845

Price: 25.00 USD
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THE SWEETEST FIG, Allsburg, Chris Van
12 THE SWEETEST FIG
Allsburg, Chris Van
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1993 0395673461 / 9780395673461 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean brown boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, black cloth spine with bright gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Beautiful full-color illustrations. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019716

Price: 25.00 USD
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Gridiron Courage, Alton, Everett E.
13 Gridiron Courage
Alton, Everett E.
Chicago Wilcox & Follett 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration on cover, black title box on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with just a hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully preserved collectible quality first edition of this football classic for young adults. 018908

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Scouts of the Valley, Altsheler, Joseph A.
14 The Scouts of the Valley
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York D. Appleton 1929 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean brown cloth boards with yellow, black and brown illustration of man with rifle on snowshoes on cover, yellow lettering and small illustration on spine. Tiny points of wear to corners. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. 363 pages. 024970

Price: 30.00 USD
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Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship, Anderson, Betty Baxter
15 Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship
Anderson, Betty Baxter
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston 1957 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Harve Stein, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very clean light gray cloth boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Harve Stein. 115 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small chip at top left corner of front panel, slight price sticker residue at base corner of rear panel. Author photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story based on historical facts of how the confederate warship ALABAMA attacked one Union merchantman after another for nearly two years until almost one-half of the Union Fleet had been destroyed. 026888

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Touch of Greatness, Anderson, C. W.
16 A Touch of Greatness
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1945 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket C. W. Anderson Signed
SIGNED by the author. Early printing (no statement of edition) in original jacket. Light blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; signed by author: "C.W. Anderson" at center of front free endpaper. 96 pp. Beautifully illustrated with black and white lithographs by C. W. Anderson. Dustjacket has edge chips, front flap is separated at fold from front panel, price intact (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020713

Price: 120.00 USD
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Blaze and the Forest Fire, Anderson, C. W.
17 Blaze and the Forest Fire
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. W. Anderson, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1938). Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Very slight dust soiling to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper). Beautifully illustrated with drawings by C. W. Anderson. Exceptionally nice first edition of this, my personal favorite of all C. W. Anderson's "Blaze" books. 024525

Price: 50.00 USD
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Bobcat, Anderson, C. W.
18 Bobcat
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Spot of slight fading at top edge of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by C. W. Anderson. 99 pgs. Clean, bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (small corner clip at top of inside flap and along flap edge, but price intact at bottom corner), some chipping at top of spine and along top edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, solid, collectible quality. 024526

Price: 65.00 USD
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19 Winky: Lost in the Rockies
Anderson, Ken
Grand Rapids Zondervan Publishing House 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, no names, writing or marks. 66 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has chipping at top and bottom of spine, some edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 009170

Price: 12.00 USD
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Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road From Long Ago to Now, Andrews, Jane
20 Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road From Long Ago to Now
Andrews, Jane
Boston Ginn & Company 1900 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, published 1900. Clean red cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations. 249 pages. 027477

Price: 50.00 USD
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