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The Scout of the Golden Cross, Gordon, Paul
161 The Scout of the Golden Cross
Gordon, Paul
New York Henry Holt and Company 1920 First Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Very scarce children's book with a Boy Scout theme. First Edition. Red cloth boards with gold lettering and eagle on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. Very slight fading to spine. Very light surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration by Franke, six additional black and white illustrations. 208 pages + 4 pages of "Who's Who Among Authors" at rear of book. 021795

Price: 50.00 USD
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Jed - A Boy's Adventures in the Army of '61-'65, Goss, Warren Lee
162 Jed - A Boy's Adventures in the Army of '61-'65
Goss, Warren Lee
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1889 early printing Hardcover Near Fine no dustjacket W. S. Shelton, Illustrator 
Decorated American Trade Binding. Later printing (1889 on copyright page, twenty-seventh thousand on title page). Very clean beige cloth boards with black and red decoration, black lettering on cover; red lettering, black and red sword and wreath decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black and white illustrations by W. S. Shelton. Preface by the author. 404 pages. 022011

Price: 40.00 USD
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Otherborn, Gould, Joan
163 Otherborn
Gould, Joan
Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1980 0698204972 / 9780698204973 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket - with signed letter by the author also laid in. Letter is to the same person to whom the book is inscribed, and is in regard to the possibility of having the book translated into Danish. Book and dust jacket are in fine condition. Clean unfaded green boards with red cloth spine, crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping 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: "To John, with joyous recollection of your last visit here, and eager anticipation of your next. Fondly - Jean Gould." Small attractive custom bookplate at top corner of front fixed endpaper. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A boy and his sister, separated from their boat, come ashore on a Pacific Island inhabited by a race of people with a radically different conception of birth, aging, and death. 027721

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Golden Age, Grahame, Kenneth
164 The Golden Age
Grahame, Kenneth
Thomas Nelson & Sons 1900 Leather_bound Good+ 
Lovely small leather-bound edition (no date of publication, circa 1900). Soft green suede leather with botanical decoration on front and back cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean, with a few small chips at spine ends, edges and corners, a couple of short closed tears to edges. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean decorated endpapers. Pages are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. 287 pages. 028084

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother, Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
165 The Sayings of the Children - Written Down by their Mother
Grey, Pamela (Lady Grey of Fallodon)
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1925 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean decorated paper-covered cloth boards with clean gray cloth spine, clean unworn paper paste-on title label on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 214 pages, with blank pages for the mother-reader to record the sayings of her own children. Dustjacket in fair condition with chips, tears and piece missing at top of rear panel -- what's there is clean, with a lovely portrait of the author on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book recording some of the wise and humorous sayings and thoughts of children,plus a section on "What children should read", "The Bible Lesson", and "Some Prayers and Invocations for the Use of Children." 021004

Price: 25.00 USD
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Ken Ward in the Jungle, Grey, Zane
166 Ken Ward in the Jungle
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1912 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with black lettering, illustration of jungle cat on cover, black lettering and small illustration on spine. Very light soiling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 309 pages + 5 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ken Ward and his younger brother Hal take a trip into the wilds of Mexico. 021572

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The Young Pitcher, Grey, Zane
167 The Young Pitcher
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1939 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in original illustrated dustjacket. Clean rust red boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned) with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Clean dustjacket has small fingernail size chip at top spine edge, very small spine corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story for boys by Zane Grey about a young man who enters Wayne College to pursue his study of forestry and ends up playing baseball when a new varsity team is organized. 018917

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168 Fantasies Two
Griffith, William Jr.
Millbrae, CA Dawne-Leigh Publications 1980 0-89742-039-X / 9780897420396 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Richard C. Ward, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing. Clean color illustrated boards. Very slight surface wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 158 pgs. Illustrations by Richard C. Ward. Clean color-illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has chipping at top spine edge extending slightly into front and rear board corners, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 016024

Price: 12.00 USD
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Frankenstein's Hamster: Ten Spine-Tingling Tales, Griffiths, Barbara
169 Frankenstein's Hamster: Ten Spine-Tingling Tales
Griffiths, Barbara
New York Dial Books 1992 0-8037-0952-8 / 9780803709522 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean gray/blue boards with gray cloth spine, red lettering on spine. Very slight edge wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 114 pgs. Illustrations by the author. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 012285

Price: 12.00 USD
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Dear Mili, Grimm, Wilhelm
170 Dear Mili
Grimm, Wilhelm
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1988 0374317623 / 9780374317621 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with small blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small tasteful previous owner name stamped on front fixed endpaper. Beautifully illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019715

Price: 25.00 USD
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Dear Mili, Grimm, Wilhelm
171 Dear Mili
Grimm, Wilhelm
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1988 0374317623 / 9780374317621 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Maurice Sendak, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket, as new condition. Immaculate green-gray cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean pink endpapers; no names, writing or marks. An old tale by Wilhelm Grimm translated by Ralph Manheim with illustrations by Maurice Sendak. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024491

Price: 20.00 USD
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In the Time of the Bells, Gripe, Maria
172 In the Time of the Bells
Gripe, Maria
New York Delacorte Press 1976 0-440-04012-3 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket Harald Gripe, Illustrator 
Scarce clean copy of this book in original dustjacket. Very clean beige boards with clean unfaded blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; NO names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. Translated from the Swedish by Sheila La Farge. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with some soiling to spine and very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018268

Price: 30.00 USD
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Raggedy ann and the Golden Butterfly, Gruelle, Johnny
173 Raggedy ann and the Golden Butterfly
Gruelle, Johnny
New York Johnny Gruelle Company 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Johnny Gruelle, Illustrator 
First Edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean bright illustrated boards with red spine, black lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to two lower corner tips. Binding is tight, no cracking, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers with small illustration. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful color and black and white illustrations throughout by the author. 95 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chip at top left corner near spine, wear at bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears and some wear at folds; child's faint writing on rear panel of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023796

Price: 25.00 USD
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Azeet, Paratrooper Dog, Gur, General Motta
174 Azeet, Paratrooper Dog
Gur, General Motta
Nashville / New York Thomas Nelson, Inc. 1972 0840762526 / 9780840762528 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Ron Dorfman, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with bright blue lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Ron Dorfman. 131 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, two 1" closed tears to rear panel, tiny closed edge tear at top of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dog stories abound in childen's literature, but the true stories in this book are unlike any others, for they tell of the unusual exploits of Azeet, a beautiful German Shepherd who became a member of an Israeli army paratroop unit and served in a border patrol in thge Middle East. Azeet repeatedly demonstrates her extraordinary sensory powers, her unflinching courage, and her canny intelligence. 025151

Price: 40.00 USD
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Cricket - The Story of A Little Circus Pony, Hader, Berta and Elmer
175 Cricket - The Story of A Little Circus Pony
Hader, Berta and Elmer
New York Macmillan 1938 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair to Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (published October, 1938), in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with clean, unworn illustrated paper title label on cover, crisp black lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the authors. 160 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), slightly age-toned, with lots of edge chipping and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027001

Price: 40.00 USD
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Out of Provincetown, Hall Rosalys
176 Out of Provincetown
Hall Rosalys
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Corinne Malvern, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (F/R colophon on copyright page). Clean red cloth boards with just a hint of dust-darkening to board and spine edges. Sharp corners, hint of of surface wear to top and bottom spine edges, no tears. Black lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 296 pgs. with illustrations by Corinne Malvern. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very tiny pencil-point size chip at upper rear spine edge, a few very tiny closed edge tears, hint of light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A fun story for young people set in Provincetown, with lots of hilarity and action involving a missing sloop. 5-1/2" x 8". Children's. 017101

Price: 30.00 USD
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Story Plays for Little Children - With Music, Finger Plays, and Rhythms, Hall, Mary Leora; Sarah Elizabeth Palmer
177 Story Plays for Little Children - With Music, Finger Plays, and Rhythms
Hall, Mary Leora; Sarah Elizabeth Palmer
Boston Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co. 1917 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April, 1917. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram DD - Decorative Designers). Moss green cloth boards with black and orange illustration and lettering on both front and rear cover, lettering and small decoration on spine (somewhat faded on spine). Tiny pinhead spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil at top edge of front free endpaper). Songs, fingerplays and illustrations. 89 pages. 027004

Price: 20.00 USD
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178 Nobody's Child
Hambledon, Phyllis
New York Rinehart & Co. 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition, with publisher's colophon on front free endpaper. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 283 pgs. Dustjacket is clean and bright, with white back panel having some faint soiling. Dustjacket has not been price clipped. Tiny bit of loss at top & bottom of spine (1/*" or less) , tiny chip to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006887

Price: 25.00 USD
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Daddy Gander, Hankins, Maude McGehee
179 Daddy Gander
Hankins, Maude McGehee
Joliet, Illinois P. F. Volland 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
From the Volland "Sunny Book Series" this solid little book has decorated paper-covered boards (decorated with running geese), black cloth spine. Very slight wear to corner tips, very slightest hint of soiling. Spine is solid, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Clean brightly decorated endpapers. Small previous owner inscription dated 1935 at top edge of title page. Beautifully illustrated by VE Elizabeth Cadie. Unpaginated. 026364

Price: 25.00 USD
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Mr. Rabbit at Home - A Sequel to Little Mr. Thimblefinger and his Queer Country, Harris, Joel Chandler
180 Mr. Rabbit at Home - A Sequel to Little Mr. Thimblefinger and his Queer Country
Harris, Joel Chandler
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1897 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket Oliver Herford, Illustrator 
Illustrated tan cloth boards with no bumping or wear. Boards are clean with brown and green illustration of lion and rabbit on cover, gold stamped lettering. Moderate foxing (faint brown spotting) to cloth on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers with faint previous owner inscription (1915). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrations throughout by Oliver Herford (drawings in black and white). 1897 on title page; "Copyright, 1895" on copyright page. 020368

Price: 75.00 USD
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