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The Silver Tarn, Adams, Katharine
1 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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Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man, Black, Alexander
2 Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man
Black, Alexander
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Maroon cloth boards with decorative oval portrait in black and white on cover of a beautiful young woman, gold decoration; gold lettering on spine. Some fading to spine and upper board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Silk endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate at upper corner of front fixed endpaper, name and date (Dec. 25th, 1899) at top of front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of a second young girl with clean tissue guard.Designs and photographic illustrations by the author. 212 pages. 021823

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Pair of Schoolgirls, Brazil, Angela
3 A Pair of Schoolgirls
Brazil, Angela
London Blackie & Son 1912 Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket John Campbell, Illustrator 
Lovely old decorated binding in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean lue cloth boards with green, black, and pink illustration on cover and spine, pink lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (front free endpaper has neatly penned inscription and tiny bookshop stamp). Illustrated by John Campbell. Beautifully illustrated dust jacket (done by Balliol Salmon) has brown tape reinforcement at top spine edge (depth of 3/4"), a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of two girls (one rich, one not) thrown together at boarding school through a strange set of circumstances. 024745

Price: 18.00 USD
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Wanted: a Girl for the Horses, Cavanna, Betty
4 Wanted: a Girl for the Horses
Cavanna, Betty
New York William Morrow & Co 1984 0688027571 / 9780688027575 First 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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The Girls of Dickens Retold, Dickens, Charles
5 The Girls of Dickens Retold
Dickens, Charles
New York McLoughlin Brothers 1920 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Clean illustrated hardcover book with some fading to edges. Decorated binding (citiscape and bridge in black, stamped black and white lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Small spots of wear to spine ends, corner tips. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No date of publication, circa 1920. Very neatly penned previous owner inscription dated 1920 on front free endpaper. Beautiful full color frontispiece illustration, many more illustrations throughout in black and white. 128 pages. 027107

Price: 15.00 USD
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Ruth Fielding at Silver Ranch, Emerson, Alice B.
6 Ruth Fielding at Silver Ranch
Emerson, Alice B.
New York Cupples & Leon 1913 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Fifth title in the Ruth Fielding series for girls, dustjacket format #4. Very clean beige cloth boards with crisp illustration and lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 204 pages. Very clean, lovely illustrated dust jacket; no chips, one short closed edge tear at base of rear panel at spine edge. Four titles in the "Linger Not" series listed on rear panel of jacket. Twenty-two Ruth Fielding titles listed on reverse side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very clean book and jacket in exceptionally nice condition. 021210

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Girls from Esquire, Esquire
7 The Girls from Esquire
Esquire
New York Random House 1952 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean black cloth boards with white lettering and color portrait of the little Esquire guy in top hat on front and rear boards. Very light rubbing, no bumping, tiny pin-head spot of wear-through to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Frederic A. Birmingham. Full page cartoon drawings throughout. 308 pages. A treasury of fiction, comment and fun based on the unpredictable woman, which Oscar Wilde warned was meant only to be loved, not understood. 021841

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Melindy's Happy Summer, Faulkner, Georgene
8 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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City Riders - A Story of Riding and Friendship, Fineberg, Roberta
9 City Riders - A Story of Riding and Friendship
Fineberg, Roberta
New York Howell Book House 1997 0-87605-728-8 / 9780876057285 First Hardbound Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
99 pgs. Nr Fine in Nr Fine DJ - new mylar cover Very clean, crisp book with no names or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket, unchipped, not price clipped. 7-3/4" x 9-1/2". Horses. 002300

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House, Frey, Hildegard G.
10 The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House
Frey, Hildegard G.
New York A. L. Burt 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean pale greenish beige cloth boards decorated with illustration of girls swimming at a campsite, girl holding paddle on spine. Tiny spot of wear at one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration. 235 pages. 022973

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Life All Around Me By Ellen Foster, Gibbons, Kaye
11 The Life All Around Me By Ellen Foster
Gibbons, Kaye
New York Harcourt 2006 0151012040 / 9780151012046 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition (so stated, and with complete letter line starting with "A") in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with purple spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 218 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027245

Price: 10.00 USD
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Rhoda of Briar Rose Hill, Gray, Belle
12 Rhoda of Briar Rose Hill
Gray, Belle
New York Barse & Company 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean purple silk cloth boards with small clean paste-on color illustration (unworn), stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight fading to spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name and address neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated by Charles L. Wrenn. 316 pages. 026299

Price: 22.00 USD
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A Norwegian Farm, Hamsun, Marie
13 A Norwegian Farm
Hamsun, Marie
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Elsa Jemne, Illustrator 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with dark blue lettering and illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Small tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Abridged and Translated by Maida Castelhun Darnton. Colored frontispiece and 20 illustrations by Elsa Jemne. 343 pages. Bright dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), previous owner last name written toward bottom of front inside flap; very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/16" max), a few short closed edge tears, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A scarce and wonderful book about the life, adventures, fun and pranks of four children (two boys and two girls) ranging in age from eleven down to five. A story of rural, sturdy living told with humorous understanding. 026361

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Corner House Girls Snowbound, Hill, Grace Brooks
14 The Corner House Girls Snowbound
Hill, Grace Brooks
New York/Newark Barse & Co. 1919 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Thelma Gooch, Illustrator 
Very clean gray cloth boards with illustrated cover, black stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 252 pgs. Illustrations by Thelma Gooch. 8vo. Children's. 012543

Price: 20.00 USD
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Daddy and I, Jordan, Elizabeth
15 Daddy and I
Jordan, Elizabeth
New York D. Appleton Century Co. 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner label at top right corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 264 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is slightly age-toned, not price clipped, has shallow edge chipping (up to 1/4" edge chipping, with narrow slightly deeper corner chip at top rear spine corner). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The heroine, a 15 year old girl, tells her own story of her life, ambitions, social circle and community as she sees it, and gives reader a vivid picture of the atmosphere, the human types, the comedies and tragedies that occur in the small New England town of which she writes. 5" x 7-3/4". 017274

Price: 45.00 USD
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Mary Jane - Her Book, Judson, Clara Ingram
16 Mary Jane - Her Book
Judson, Clara Ingram
New York Barse & Co. 1918 Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Frances White, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with small black illustration of Mary Jane on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers (publisher's printed bookplate decoration on front fixed endpaper is free from writing or marks), light browning of endpapers toward bound edges. 220 pp. illustrated by Frances White. Fragile jacket is quite clean but has long tears along front flap fold, corner and edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020001

Price: 15.00 USD
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High Challenge, Kirchgessner, Maria
17 High Challenge
Kirchgessner, Maria
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1962 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black 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. 287 pgs. Translated from the German by Joyce Emerson. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, has small price clip to top corner of front inside flap, one tiny closed edge tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Four teen-age girls come upon an abandoned hut while skiing in the Bavarian Alps, not far from their homes in Lindenheim. The idea of converting it into a weekend cabin for themselves was an exciting one, and with the permission of the farmer who owned it and a promise of help from his son, they planned how to transform it into a comfy lodge. They combine in friendship and hard work to achieve their goal. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4". Children's. 017271

Price: 20.00 USD
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Candy Kane, Lambert, Janet
18 Candy Kane
Lambert, Janet
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1943 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Gray cloth boards with small locket illustration on cover, black lettering and small decoratio on spine. No bumping or wear. Some spots of fading to boards from reaction with paper of dustjacket. 185 pgs. Illustrated with black & white drawings. Clean bright unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A clean solid copy with a beautiful original dustjacket, one of the famous Janet Lambert books for teenage girls. 8vo. Children's. 016141

Price: 35.00 USD
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Black Sheep: Adventures in West Africa, Mackenzie, Jean Kenyon
19 Black Sheep: Adventures in West Africa
Mackenzie, Jean Kenyon
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1916 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, first printing (1916 on title page, "Published May 1916" on copyright page). Very clean beige buckram cloth boards with brown stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photograph of Ntum women and girls with clean tissue guard, illustrated with additional black & white photo plates. 314 pgs. 8vo. Africa. 016316

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Music Hour - One-Book Course, McConathy, Osbourne; W. Otto Miessner; Edward Bailey Birge; Mabel E. Bray
20 The Music Hour - One-Book Course
McConathy, Osbourne; W. Otto Miessner; Edward Bailey Birge; Mabel E. Bray
Silver Burdett Co. 1938 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Tiny nick to rear spine edge, very light scratch on rear board, slight corner wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Color illustrations, music and words to songs for young boys and girls (originally designed for use in one-room school houses). 228 pgs. with index. 6-3/4" x 8-1/2". Music. 012426

Price: 18.00 USD
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