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Road to Down Under, Cormack, Maribelle
101 Road to Down Under
Cormack, Maribelle
New York D. Appleton Century 1944 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Edward Shenton, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing (with a (1) on last page of text), SIGNED by the author, in clean original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Prof. W. Strunk, Jr. - With my very best, Maribelle Cormack." Illustrations by Edward Shenton. 301 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket has chipping at bottom edge of rear panel (depth of no more than 3/4"), slight wear and short closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edges, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A vivid portrayal of pioneer life in Australia, this is the story of a girl from the Orkney Islands and her family, who migrated to Australia in the 1840's and established a new home for themselves. Written for young adults, it is an exciting historical tale with fascinating characters. 027023

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102 Hunter's Half-Moon
Cornwall, Ian
New York Coward McCann 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Marjorie Maitland Howard, Illustrator 
Very clean illustrated boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated with drawings and maps. 158 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A story of prehistoric civilization for young people, written by an archaeologist. 8vo. Children's. 009454

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Littlebits, Craine, Edith J. and Alberta N. Burton
103 Littlebits
Craine, Edith J. and Alberta N. Burton
Chicago / New York Rand McNally 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean first edition (1926). Clean blue cloth boards with color paste-on illustration on cover (no chipping, fading or wear). Stamped gold lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautiful illustrations in color and black and white by Dorothy Lake Gregory. 133 pages. 026398

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Country Boy, Crissey, Forrest
104 The Country Boy
Crissey, Forrest
Fleming H. Revell 1903 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Griselda Marshall McClure, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (Copyright 1903 - September). Decorated American trade binding. Yellow cloth boards with blue, green, white and yellow decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. Tiny spots of wear to upper spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Griselda Marshall McClure, including frontispiece with tissue guard 15 illustrations total). 300 pages. 024254

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Children of Dickens, Crothers, Samuel McChord
105 The Children of Dickens
Crothers, Samuel McChord
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1935 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jessie Willcox Smith, Illustrator 
Clean black cloth boards with clean unchipped large color paste-on illustration. No bumping or wear to cloth boards. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean delightfully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith - ten beautiful full page color illustrations. 259 pages. Size approximately 9-1/2" x 7-1/2". From the Scribner Illustrated Classics for Younger Reader series. 026355

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Lost Planet, Dallas, Paul
106 The Lost Planet
Dallas, Paul
John C. Winston Company 1956 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean bright original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean, beautifully illustrated endpapers (by Alex Schomburg). No names, writing or bookplates. 209 pages. Clean dust jacket illustrated by Schomburg is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Twenty-nine science fiction books listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025819

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Ginger Horse, Daly, Maureen
107 The Ginger Horse
Daly, Maureen
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1964 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
First Edition. Very clean, bright gold cloth boards with no bumping or wear, green and red lettering on spine. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful color and black & white illustrations by Wesley Dennis. 89 pgs. Dust jacket is absolutely clean and bright, not price clipped, unchipped, but has two long tears to rear panel which have been very carefully taped and are barely discernable. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Children's. 006421

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Pony Jungle, Davis, Lavinia R.
108 Pony Jungle
Davis, Lavinia R.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1941 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Gordon Ross, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with white illustration of two children on horseback on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Gordon Ross. 309 pages. Dust jacket has very small chips at spine corners, a few short closed edge tears and some edge wrinkling on rear panel, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap (partial price showing). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An absosrbing horse story full of mysterious happenings at a hideout in a cove by the river, where the Terrill boys and their sister, Dibs, along with the English girl and boy staying for the summer at nearby Edgemont, spend days building their camp and riding horses. 022299

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The Gobbler Called, Davis, Verne
109 The Gobbler Called
Davis, Verne
Ne York William Morrow 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Ezra Jack Keats, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with rifle and coonskin cap illustration, brown lettering on cover; brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 160 pgs. nicely illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a boy who lives in a post-revolutionary settlement in Kentucky, and is forced to become the man of his family. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2". Children's. 012527

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The Little House, Dawson, Coningsby
110 The Little House
Dawson, Coningsby
John Lane Co. 1920 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Stella Langdale, Illustrator 
Clean beige paper covered boards with clean paste-on illustration (unchipped) on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. Previous owner inscription in pencil on front fly leaf. 127 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful black & white plates. 8vo. Children's. 016567

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The Nuggets of Singing Creek, Dawson, Grace S.
111 The Nuggets of Singing Creek
Dawson, Grace S.
Garden City Doubleday 1946 0060761326 / 9780060761325 Later printing Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket Loren Barton, illustrator 
Orange brown cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Loren Barton. 304 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), slight wear at bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Young adult fiction - adventure and frontier life in the gold fields of California. 018579

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Butter at the Old Price - The Autobiography of Marguerite de Angeli, de Angeli, Marguerite
112 Butter at the Old Price - The Autobiography of Marguerite de Angeli
de Angeli, Marguerite
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean first edition (so stated) in original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Signed by the author on title page: "M. de Angeli - 1971". Illustrated with photographs, full color illustrations, black and white illustrations. 258 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), has chip at upper right and lower left corner of front panel, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wonderful autobiography of children's author who wrote "The Door in the Wall" and many other outstanding books for youngsters. 025271

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The Door in the Wall, De Angeli, Marguerite
113 The Door in the Wall
De Angeli, Marguerite
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with silver sword and shield decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear; small spot at top edge of front board - otherwise clean. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription (1951) at top of half-title page. No other marks. Beautiful illustrations throughout by the author in both full color and black and white. 112 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has edge chipping and closed edge tears, 1" piece missing at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025279

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The Old Testament, De Angeli, Marguerite
114 The Old Testament
De Angeli, Marguerite
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1960 Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket Marguerite De Angeli, Illustrator 
Very clean solid book in original illustrated dust jacket. Later printing of the first edition. Large book - approximate size: 9" x 12-1/2". Clean beige cloth boards with green lettering, brown pegasus decoration on cover, brown and green lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated and arranged by Marguerite De Angeli. 256 pages. Clean dust jacket has some chipping and edge wear, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025485

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Thee, Hannah!, de Angeli, Marguerite
115 Thee, Hannah!
de Angeli, Marguerite
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1940 Early printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with yellow lettering and bonnet design on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with beautifully illustrated full color endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Lovely illustrations throughout by the author. Clean dust jacket has small price clip at top of front inside flap, a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025729

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The Nurnberg Stove, de la Ramee, Louise (Ouida)
116 The Nurnberg Stove
de la Ramee, Louise (Ouida)
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Edwin J. Prittie, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - EJ monogram on cover - Edwin J. Prittie). Clean gray cloth boards with black and yellow illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers are slightly tanned, with previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration; eleven additional illustrations. With an introduction and note by Elizabeth Lodor Merchant. 97 pages. 024813

Price: 12.00 USD
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Growing Up - The Story of How We Become Alive, Are Born and Grow Up, de Schweinitz, Karl
117 Growing Up - The Story of How We Become Alive, Are Born and Grow Up
de Schweinitz, Karl
New York Macmillan 1932 Later printing Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece is black and white reproduction of a painting by Ralph Peacock ("Out of the Everywhere"). Wonderfully illustrated with drawings and photographs. 111 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has chips at spine ends, tinier shallow chips elsewhere, wear at fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A confident, unruffled explanation of sex, birth and growing up - in both the plant and animal kingdom -- clearly and realistically explained in a serene manner and with excellent illustrations. 026196

Price: 22.00 USD
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Mother Brown Earth's Children, Deihl, Edna Groff
118 Mother Brown Earth's Children
Deihl, Edna Groff
Chicago Albert Whitman & Co 1931 Fourth printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Vera Stone, Illustrator 
Fourth printing (stated) beautifully illustrated book. Brown cloth boards with clean unworn color paste-on illustration on cover by Milo Winter. A few faint spots of soiling to rear board, no fraying 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. Illustrations by Vera Stone. 111 pages. Fantasy tale of flower and berry babies, vegetable and fruit children. 026363

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Peter and George and Uncle Henry, Delavan, Elizabeth
119 Peter and George and Uncle Henry
Delavan, Elizabeth
New York Carleton Press 1982 0806219076 / 9780806219073 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Shirley Patterson, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded blue-green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. Signed by author on half-title page: "With best wishes - Elizabeth Delavan." Illustrated with drawings by Shirley Patterson. Printed card from publisher with information about the book laid in. 48 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight fading to edges; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story for young readers about two boys who learn about the Indians who lived in Upstate New York. 027545

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120 Palomino and Other Horses
Dennis, Wesley (Editor and Illustrator)
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1950 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
Very clean brown cloth boards with small illustration and gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, name neatly penned at top of front free endpaper. 249 pp. Illustrations by Wesley Dennis. Jacket is quite clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, very slight wear to corners and front flap edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A treasury of great horse stories, edited and with an Introduction and Illustrations by Wesley Dennis. 019306

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