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The Story of A Bad Boy, Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
1 The Story of A Bad Boy
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1897 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Copyright date 1897. Green cloth boards with black decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, 18 additional illustrations. 261 pages. 022411

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Scouts of the Valley, Altsheler, Joseph A.
2 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

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Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship, Anderson, Betty Baxter
3 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

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Blaze and the Forest Fire, Anderson, C. W.
4 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.
5 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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Tom Swift In the Caves of Nuclear Fire, Appleton II, Victor
6 Tom Swift In the Caves of Nuclear Fire
Appleton II, Victor
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1956 Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Graham Kaye, Illustrator 
Clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with darker blue lettering and small illustration on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Some fading to background on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name on endpaper and small vertical strip of browning from old cello tape (now gone). Illustrated by Graham Kaye. 214 pages. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket has edgewear and is separated at rear spine fold, shallow chipping at top spine edge. Publisher's "8" in a white diamond on spine, and number 9108 below it just above publisher's name. 100100 at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027174

Price: 10.00 USD
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Rescue Ferrets at Sea (Ferret Chronicles, No. 1), Bach, Richard
7 Rescue Ferrets at Sea (Ferret Chronicles, No. 1)
Bach, Richard
New York Scribner 2002 0743227506 / 9780743227506 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 139 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful copy. 025980

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Wonder-Book of Horses, Baldwin, James
8 The Wonder-Book of Horses
Baldwin, James
New York Century Company 1903 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published November, 1903 with 1903 on title page. Clean brown cloth boards decorated with two horseheads, blue-green lettering on cover and spine. Very slight fraying to top edge of spine. Pinhead size spot of wear to top board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 249 pages with Explanatory Index. 025244

Price: 40.00 USD
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America Yesterday, Beard, Nichols Bagley
9 America Yesterday
Beard, Nichols Bagley
New York The MacMillan Co. 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated silver cloth boards with illustration in black and orange on cover (cowboy on horseback). Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Very light soiling to cover. Pages are clean and bright, with beautiful illustrations throughout. Colored map of the United States on front free endpapers (a few pen squiggles on these endpapers, no other marks in book). 008940

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Kingfisher's Gift, Beckhorn, Susan
10 The Kingfisher's Gift
Beckhorn, Susan
New York Philomel 2002 0399237127 / 9780399237126 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark green boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 182 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026012

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Birdsall, Jeanne
11 The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
Birdsall, Jeanne
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2005 0375831436 / 9780375831430 Later printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in as new condition. Clean white boards with blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumpng or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. 262 pages. Clean bright dust jacket with National Book Award gold seal on front panel; no wear, no tears, no chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025993

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Penderwicks at Point Mouette, Birdsall, Jeanne
12 The Penderwicks at Point Mouette
Birdsall, Jeanne
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2011 First Paperback Fine 
Advance Reader's Copy of the first edition (so stated) - trade paperback format. As new condition. No names, writing or marks - all pages and edges are clean and bright. Cover is clean with no wear. 295 pages. The Penderwick children settle into their cozy cottage with a rocky shore for a summer in Maine with Aunt Claire. 027673

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Pair of Schoolgirls, Brazil, Angela
13 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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The Eighteenth Emergency, Byars, Betsy
14 The Eighteenth Emergency
Byars, Betsy
New York Viking Press 1973 0670290556 / 9780670290550 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Robert Grossman, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean unworn illustrated boards. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert Grossman. 126 page + a page "About the Author." Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of wear at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author writes with humor, compassion and gret understanding of what it is to face up to fear and terror -- and honor -- when you are a man of twelve. 025199

Price: 20.00 USD
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The World at Bay, Capon, Paul
15 The World at Bay
Capon, Paul
John C. Winston Company 1954 First 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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A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid, Carey, Mary
16 A Texas Brat in Alaska: The Cat Train Kid
Carey, Mary
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1991 0-89015-831-2 / 9780890158319 First 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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Moon Over the Back Fence, Carlson, Esther
17 Moon Over the Back Fence
Carlson, Esther
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1947 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper, small ink-stamp from gift shop above bookplate. All text pages and edges are clean and bright. 191 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has small additional price marking on front inside flap; some shallow chipping and small corner creases. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First edition of author's first book. A delightful fantasy as a girl experiences a summer with Uncle George, who has unusual powers and a wonderful sense of fun. 026335

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Frank on the Lower Mississippi, Castlemon, Harry
18 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
19 The Ten Ton Cutter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1897 First 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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Shen of the Sea - A Book for Children, Chrisman, Arthur Bowie
20 Shen of the Sea - A Book for Children
Chrisman, Arthur Bowie
New York E. P. Dutton 1938 Twenty-second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Lovely, clean later printing of the first edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering and illustration of children flying a kite on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with over fifty silhouettes by Else Hasselris. 252 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has small shallow chips at upper edge of rear panel (under 1/8"), slight wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Awarded the Newbery Medal on October 4, 1926. A series of fascinating Chinese stories in which the author has caught admirably the spirit of Chinese life and thought. 026885

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