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With Columbus in America, Falkenhorst, C.  (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
161 With Columbus in America
Falkenhorst, C. (Adapted by Elise L. Lathrop)
New York Hurst & Company 1892 Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - beige cloth boards with green white and black decoration on cover and spine (skating hockey player against winter background - this has nothing to do with the story of course, but was decorated to appeal to boys). Some dampstaining to fore edge of rear board cloth. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name and date (1905) on front free endpaper. 2" closed tear to title page. Numerous page decorations. 302 pages. A historical novel of Christopher Columbus adapted for young readers. 023022

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Black Stallion and Satan, Farley, Walter
162 The Black Stallion and Satan
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1949 Ninth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Ninth printing of the first edition in original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black illustration of racing horse on cover, black lettering and horizontal line decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with exception of very narrow black line along first few bottom page edges from old style black bordered mylar cover. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. with illustrations by Milton Menasco. Exceptionally clean, bright color illustrated dustjacket, unchipped, no tears, with soft vertical crease to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A really nice clean and solid book and dustjacket. 5-3/4" x 8-1/4". 016956

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Black Stallion's Filly, Farley, Walter
163 The Black Stallion's Filly
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1952 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean reddish brown cloth boards with black lettering and horse decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Milton Menasco. 309 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (correct 200/200 identification for first edition in upper corner of front inside flap); unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023044

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Blood Bay Colt, Farley, Walter
164 The Blood Bay Colt
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine, illustration of horse in blue box on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight browning to endpapers. 307 pgs. Dustjacket is unfaded, has small shallow edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013548

Price: 35.00 USD
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Melindy's Happy Summer, Faulkner, Georgene
165 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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Elsie Dinsmore, Finley, Martha
166 Elsie Dinsmore
Finley, Martha
Chicago M. A. Donohue n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. No publication date, circa 1900. Green cloth boards with black and orange illustration on cover, black lettering and black and orange illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Black and white frontis illustration, illustrated title page. 395 pages + five pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book (vertical crease to last two pages of publisher's advertising). 022593

Price: 15.00 USD
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Apple Pie Hill, Forbes, Helen
167 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 Little Book About God, Ford, Lauren
168 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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The Barbary Pirates, Forester, C. S.
169 The Barbary Pirates
Forester, C. S.
New York Random House (Landmark Books) 1953 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Landmark Book No. 31 in clean dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards. No bumping, rubbing or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Small circular previous owner blind-stamped embossment on lower corner of half-title page. Illustrated by Charles J. Mazoujian. 187 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has one small chip at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023030

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, Fox, John Jr.
170 The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come
Fox, John Jr.
New York Charles Scribner 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ N. C. Wyeth, Illustrator 
First Edition for this publisher, with "A" on copyright page (Scribner Illustrated Classics for Young Readers). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with lovely and clean full color paste-on illustration by N. C. Wyeth. Bright unchipped gold lettering on spine. One tiny spot of wear to spine gutter at base. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. Beautifully illustrated endpapers. Brief Christmas inscription from neatly penned on blank front fly leaf. Ten gorgeous full color illustrations by N. C. Wyeth, full color illustrated title page. 322 pages. 025342

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Triumph of Virginia Dale ("Another Glad Book"), Francis, John Jr.
171 The Triumph of Virginia Dale ("Another Glad Book")
Francis, John Jr.
Boston The Page Company 1921 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket W. Haskell Coffin; John Goss, illustrators 
Clean green silk cloth boards with gold decorative title box and lettering on cover and spine. With a frontispiece in full color (with tissue guard) from a painting by w. Haskell Coffin, and other illustrations from drawings by John Goss. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 357 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025405

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Sa'-Zada Tales, Fraser, W. A.
172 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House, Frey, Hildegard G.
173 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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Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?, Fritz, Jean
174 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Abandoned, Gallico, Paul
175 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
176 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
177 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
178 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
179 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.
180 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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