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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

Price: 20.00 USD
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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

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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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Rescue Ferrets at Sea (Ferret Chronicles, No. 1), Bach, Richard
6 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
7 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

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The Kingfisher's Gift, Beckhorn, Susan
8 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

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The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Birdsall, Jeanne
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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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Frank on the Lower Mississippi, Castlemon, Harry
15 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
16 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
17 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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Elijah Of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
18 Elijah Of Buxton
Christopher Paul Curtis
Scholastic Press 2007 0439023440 / 9780439023443 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Winner of both the Coretta Scott King Award and Newberry Honor medal. As new book and dust jacket. Very clean unworn boards with tight binding, all pages and edges clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pages + 3 pages "Author's Note." Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with two foil medal awards on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eleven year old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled. 026685

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Louis Beretti, Clarke, Donald Henderson
19 Louis Beretti
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1929 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Triangle edition in sharp illustrated dustjacket illustrated by Vincentini. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (tanning to pages). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pages. Clean bright dustjacket has hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hard-boiled story of a tough guy from the toughest part of New York City's East Side, who became a success, despite a run through the gamut of crime including juvenile delinquency and murder. 022082

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Dixie of Dover - A Boy and Dog Story, Colby, Jean Poindexter
20 Dixie of Dover - A Boy and Dog Story
Colby, Jean Poindexter
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1958 First 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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