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The Hunter and The Trap, Fast, Howard
141 The Hunter and The Trap
Fast, Howard
New York Dial Press 1968 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Third printing in original unclipped jacket. Clean boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 215 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), Light surface rubbing and a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. On a huge, isolated reserve which is the setting of "The Trap", a group of dedicated scientists with vast government support created a controlled environment divorced from the errors and sins of our culture, where superior children can be reared to become super people, where children develop the ability to read minds, project thought, and thus alter not only their own artificial environment but the lives of the citizens "outside." 023223

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Melindy's Happy Summer, Faulkner, Georgene
142 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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The Man Without A Country and Other Patriotic Stories, Foote, John M.
143 The Man Without A Country and Other Patriotic Stories
Foote, John M.
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1925 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket R. Pallen Coleman, J.L.G. Ferris and Earl K. Bergey 
Very clean solid book with dust jacket. Unfaded navy blue cloth boards with clean unworn large color paste-on illustration on cover. No bumping 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. Introduciton by John M. Foote. Eleven full page illustrations in both full color and black and white. 266 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping and tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Many wonderful stories included in this book, such as The High Tide at Gettysburg, Lee in Defeat, America the Beautiful, A Message to Garci, The Land Where Hate Should Die, and many more. 027483

Price: 18.00 USD
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Apple Pie Hill, Forbes, Helen
144 Apple Pie Hill
Forbes, Helen
New York Macmillan 1930 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Eleanore Barte, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. Slight fading at upper spine and front board edge. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Eleanore Barte (color illustrated title page, six black and white illustrations). 154 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), light soiling, a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An interesting children's story set in New England concerning a search for a large quantity of valuable silver which has been hidden in a very old house. 021729

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground, Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
145 The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground
Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1939 Hardcover fine No Dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding illustrated with lovely silhouette drawings by Jessie Gillespie. Clean unworn red cloth boards with elaborate gold title box on cover and black silhouette of two boys reaching for a ball in the air. Gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping, fading 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. In addition to the silhouettes, there are drawings and diagrams explaining rules of play for many games, along with musical scores and lyrics for songs. 337 pages with index. Games include Blind Man's Bluff, Nose and Toe Tag, Leap Frog, Soap Bubble Polo, Skipping Rope and many more. Really nice book of active games for children! 027392

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Little Book About God, Ford, Lauren
146 The Little Book About God
Ford, Lauren
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1934 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Size approx. 5" x 7". Sweetly illustrated paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine. 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. Beautifully illustrated in color. Unpaginated. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (1.75 on front inside flap), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026815

Price: 35.00 USD
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Janey, Fox, Frances Margaret
147 Janey
Fox, Frances Margaret
Chicago Rand McNally & Company 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Dorothy Lake Gregory, Illustrator 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with lovely full-color paste-on illustration by Dorothy Lake Gregory. Stamped gold lettering and line border , gold lettering on spine. Pinhead size spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Four full color full page illustrations by Dorothy Lake Gregory. 91 pages. 027568

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Sa'-Zada Tales, Fraser, W. A.
148 The Sa'-Zada Tales
Fraser, W. A.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1905 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Some wear-through to corner tips, lighter wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Partial cracking to paper at front hinge, but still firmly attached. Previous owner name, address neatly printed on front fixed endpaper. 231 pgs. Beautiful illustrations. 8vo. Children's. 013696

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The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House, Frey, Hildegard G.
149 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

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Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?, Fritz, Jean
150 Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?
Fritz, Jean
New York Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc. 1975 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Margot Tomes, Illustrator Signed
First Edition in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Yellow-orange cloth boards with red illustration (boy with fishing pole) on cover. No bumping or wear. Slight tape residue in four corners. Binding is unworn, tight & square, with clean bright unmarked pages. Color illustrations by Margot Tomes. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Jean Ramsell - Best wishes! - Jean Fritz". 48 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, very small closed tear to inside rear flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023810

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The Abandoned, Gallico, Paul
151 The Abandoned
Gallico, Paul
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Third printing of the first edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded paper-covered boards (blue and orange). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has two tiny edge chips, faint water stain at base of spine, otherwise clean. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gallico's beloved novel - the enchanting story of a boy and a cat who face problems of abandonment. 026906

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Day Jean-Pierre was Pignapped, Gallico, Paul
152 The Day Jean-Pierre was Pignapped
Gallico, Paul
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Dulac, Illustrator 
"First Edition in the United States of America" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Child's previous owner name and address on front free endpaper; text pages and edges are clean. 44 pgs. with illustrrations by Dulac. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (3.25 on front inside flap), has small chip at top spine edge, tiny chips to two corner tips, slight wear to spine fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An Abyssinian Guinea Pig named Jean-Pierre is missing with no clues. 018891

Price: 60.00 USD
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Albert & Victoria, Gangloff, Deborah
153 Albert & Victoria
Gangloff, Deborah
New York Crown Publishers 1989 0-517-57044-0 / 9780517570449 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Bill Woodman, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean pink endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 71 pgs. with illustrations by Bill Woodman. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A children's novel about two best friends who are bugs, living in the Empire State Building. 8vo. Children's. 016648

Price: 15.00 USD
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In the Suicide Mountains, Gardner, John
154 In the Suicide Mountains
Gardner, John
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1977 0394418808 / 9780394418803 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Joe Servello, Illustrator 
Collectible quality stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with blind-stamped decoration, clean white cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Joe Servello. 159 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, a few very short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover 024056

Price: 25.00 USD
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Jack Holborn, Garfield, Leon
155 Jack Holborn
Garfield, Leon
New York Pantheon 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Antony Maitland, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black compass decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with one short closed edge tear at base of rear panel (under 1"), light rubbing to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A young stowaway finds that his fate is strangely bound up with pirates on the ship, as the enigmatic Captain claims to know the secret of his parentage. An exotic and adventurous tale along the lines of "Treasure Island." This was the author's first book. 018965

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Curlytops At The Circus or The Runaway Elephant, Garis, Howard R.
156 The Curlytops At The Circus or The Runaway Elephant
Garis, Howard R.
New York Cupples & Leon 1932 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "The Curlytops at the Circus" being the last title listed on front inside flap and on copyright page list of Curlytop titles. Clean gray boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 208 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has just a few tiny closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5-1/2 x 8". Children's. 016939

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch, Garis, Howard R.
157 The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch
Garis, Howard R.
New York Cupples & Leon 1918 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Julia Greene, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with clean, bright, unchipped color paste on on cover, red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription dated 1923 on front free endpaper. List of Curlytop series titles in book ends with this title. Illustrations by Julia Greene. 248 pages + 4 pages of publisher's advertising for children's series books. Jacket has very light soiling, small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022776

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Curlytops Touring Around Or, The Missing Photograph Albums, Garis, Howard R.
158 The Curlytops Touring Around Or, The Missing Photograph Albums
Garis, Howard R.
New York Cupples & Leon 1925 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean tan cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slight tanning). 244 pp. Illustrations by Julia Greene. Dustjacket has some edge chipping, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020968

Price: 15.00 USD
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Further Adventures of the Family From One End Street, Garnett, Eve
159 Further Adventures of the Family From One End Street
Garnett, Eve
New York Vanguard Press 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket Eve Garnett, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with blue and red illustrations on the cover, red lettering and small blue illustration on spine. No bumping or fraying, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names or bookplates, tiny old price marking in corner of rear fixed endpaper. Illustrated by the author. 254 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has edge chipping, light dust soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027487

Price: 24.00 USD
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Book of the Woods, Gauss, Marianne
160 Book of the Woods
Gauss, Marianne
Laidlaw Brothers 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Sixth Printing, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 269 pp. with illustrations and decorations by C. W. Gauss. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, small chip to one corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about wild animal life in the Rocky Mountains written for youngsters, and illustrated with beautiful drawings. 020426

Price: 25.00 USD
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