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The Boys of the Rincon Ranch, Canfield, H.S.
1 The Boys of the Rincon Ranch
Canfield, H.S.
New York Century Company 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). From the St. Nicholas Books series. Pale yellow cloth boards with orange and black decoration on cover and spine (signs of the zodiac around an image of a boy on a bucking horse). No fraying or wear, hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 249 pages. 022966

Price: 15.00 USD
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Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter, Castlemon, Harry
2 Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1892 First 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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Across the Spanish Main - A Tale of the Sea in the Days of Queen Bess, Collingwood, Harry
3 Across the Spanish Main - A Tale of the Sea in the Days of Queen Bess
Collingwood, Harry
London Blackie & Son Ltd. 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket William Rainey, Illustrator 
No date (circa 1930) Very clean decorated red cloth boards with gold lettering, green, blue and black decoration on cover and spine. No fraying, hint of very light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription beautifully penned on blank fly leaf -- small previous owner name neatly stamped on olive green front and rear fixed endpapers. Six black and white illustrations by William Rainey. 351 pp. 019951

Price: 30.00 USD
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Frank Armstrong's Second Term, Colton, Matthew M.
4 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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Sweetheart Travellers, Crockett, S. R.
5 Sweetheart Travellers
Crockett, S. R.
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1895 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Gordon Browne, W.H.C. Groome 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with black and white illustration and decoration on front and rear cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1896) beautifully penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated by Gordon Browne and W. H. C. Groome. 314 pages. 022828

Price: 30.00 USD
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Sweetheart Travellers, Crockett, S. R.
6 Sweetheart Travellers
Crockett, S. R.
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1895 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Gordon Browne, W. H. C. Groome, illustrators 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with black, white and green decoration on front and rear cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (Christmas 1902) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated by Gordon Browne and W. H. C. Groome. 314 pages. 021708

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Treasures of Asshur, Dallas, Captain Oswald
7 The Treasures of Asshur
Dallas, Captain Oswald
Cleveland, OH The World Syndicate 1929 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers (neatly penned previous owner inscription on blank flyleaf). 286 pages. Clean color illustrated jacket has some shallow chipping at upper edge, mostly at spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022993

Price: 18.00 USD
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8 The Boys of Beechwood
Eiloart, Mrs.
London George Routledge and Sons Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering, illustrated cover and spine (cover is illustration of boy in rowboat reading a book; spine is boy in blue suit riding old fashioned bicycle). Light wear to cloth on one tip. Binding is tight, no cracking. Floral endpapers. Beautifully penned inscription on half-title page with date 1886. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. 395+pgs. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 008945

Price: 25.00 USD
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With Columbus in America, Falkenhorst, C.  (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
9 With Columbus in America
Falkenhorst, C. (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
New York Hurst & Company 1892 Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - beige cloth boards with green white and black decoration on cover and spine (skating hockey player against winter background - this has nothing to do with the story of course, but was decorated to appeal to boys). Some dampstaining to fore edge of rear board cloth. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name and date (1905) on front free endpaper. 2" closed tear to title page. Numerous page decorations. 302 pages. A historical novel of Christopher Columbus adapted for young readers. 023022

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Black Stallion's Filly, Farley, Walter
10 The Black Stallion's Filly
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1952 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering and horse decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Milton Menasco. 309 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (correct 200/200 identification for first edition in upper corner of front inside flap); unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023044

Price: 95.00 USD
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Melindy's Happy Summer, Faulkner, Georgene
11 Melindy's Happy Summer
Faulkner, Georgene
New York Julian Messner 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Elton C. Fax, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, SIGNED association copy, in original jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with small illustration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers. SIGNED by author on half-title page: "Georgene Faulkner - The Story Lady". And a notation on front free endpaper: " I student-taught under her (Georgene Faulkner) in Kdg., 1939-1940, Faulkner School for Girls." 182 pp. Illustrated by Elton C. Fax. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Heartwarming story of an African American girl from the Federal Housing Project for Negroes in Boston who spends two weeks in the country at White Clover Farm. 019164

Price: 175.00 USD
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Elsie Dinsmore, Finley, Martha
12 Elsie Dinsmore
Finley, Martha
Chicago M. A. Donohue n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. No publication date, circa 1900. Green cloth boards with black and orange illustration on cover, black lettering and black and orange illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Black and white frontis illustration, illustrated title page. 395 pages + five pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book (vertical crease to last two pages of publisher's advertising). 022593

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Silver Run - A Story of the Sardine Industry, Heyliger, William
13 The Silver Run - A Story of the Sardine Industry
Heyliger, William
New York D. Appleton Century 1934 First 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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Stories from the Arabian Nights, Housman, Laurence
14 Stories from the Arabian Nights
Housman, Laurence
New York George H. Doran n.d. Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Edmund Dulac, Illustrator 
Reprint edition in dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 16 color plates (including color frontispiece of Scheherazade) and black and white drawings by Edmund Dulac.237 pages. Dustjacket is clean but has considerable edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the George H. Doran Company's "The Golden Years of Childhood" series of child classics illustrated by famous artists. 022044

Price: 32.00 USD
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The Borrowers Aloft, Norton, Mary
15 The Borrowers Aloft
Norton, Mary
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Beth and Joe Krush, Illustrators 
Stated First American Edition. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of fading and light surface wear to top and bottom spine edges, no fraying. Very slight wear to one corner tip. No bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with very small (clear return address label) previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 193 pgs. with illustrations by Beth and Joe Krush. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow edge chips at top and bottom spine edge, tiny match-head size chip at base of rear panel, slight edge wear and very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Childrens. 016573

Price: 85.00 USD
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16 The Call of the Clouds
Powell, A. Van Buren
New York/Boston Books, Inc. 1940 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean moss green cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 211 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few short closed edge tears, tiny bit of chipping at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 009264

Price: 20.00 USD
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Pepper & Salt, Or Seasoning for Young Folk, Pyle, Howard
17 Pepper & Salt, Or Seasoning for Young Folk
Pyle, Howard
New York Harper and Brothers 1913 Later printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Later printing (1913) - yellow-beige cloth boards with red decoration, black lettering on cover and spine. Very slight soiling. Tiny spot of wear to one lower corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with illustrated endpapers. which are clean except for small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; small previous owner label on back of front free endpaper. 109 pages with illustrations and decorations by Howard Pyle. 022856

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Boy Scout Electricians, or The Hidden Dynamo, Ralphson, Scout Master G. Harvey
18 The Boy Scout Electricians, or The Hidden Dynamo
Ralphson, Scout Master G. Harvey
Chicago M. A. Donohue 1913 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Brown cloth boards decorated with red, black and white illustration, black and white lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spot of wear to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; previous owner name and date on back of front free endpaper. Black and white frontis illustration. 251 pages + seven pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023039

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sidney: Her Summer on the St. Lawrence, Ray, Anna Chapin
19 Sidney: Her Summer on the St. Lawrence
Ray, Anna Chapin
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Alice Barber Stephens, illustrator 
First Edition decorated binding series book ("The Sidney Books"). Clean blue cloth boards with green, brown and black illustration on cover, black lettering on cover; gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Light rubbing to cover illustration. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Four illustrations by Alice Barber Stephens. Signed binding, with monogram AR on cover. 332 pages. 021581

Price: 35.00 USD
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Spades and Feathers, Tyler-Whittle, M.S.
20 Spades and Feathers
Tyler-Whittle, M.S.
London Jonathan Cape 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published 1955" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with small bird decoration on cover, black lettering and bird decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 222 pp. with lovely illustrations in black and white by Raymond Sheppard; maps and diagrams by the author. Clean dustjacket has slight age-toning to rear white panel, is not price clipped, unchipped, in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020387

Price: 50.00 USD
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