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Along the Florida Reef, Holder, Charles F.
201 Along the Florida Reef
Holder, Charles F.
New York D. Appleton 1892 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with beautiful image of boy riding a diving sea turtle on cover, with gold decoration and black lettering. Spine has gold lettering, black decoration. Binding is in beautiful shape, with no fraying or wear-through, tight and square with solid hinges - no cracking. Tasteful custom previous owner bookplate on front pastedown; front free endpaper and blank fly leaf have additional previous owner names which someone has lightly "X'd" out - otherwise pages and edges are clean; rear endpaper has a large chip. Beautifully illustrated throughout with black and white drawings. 273 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. A story of camping and fishing adventures in company with a naturalist in Florida. 025435

Price: 125.00 USD
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Young People's History of the War with Spain, Holmes, Prescott
202 Young People's History of the War with Spain
Holmes, Prescott
Philadelphia Henry Altemus Company 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding, from the Altemus Young People's Library". Beige cloth boards with sailor and ship on cover, red lettering; red lettering and decoration on spine. Very tiny spot of wear to one corner at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. Small, neat previous owner name and date on back of frontispiece illustration. Illustrated with drawings, maps, photographs. 184 pages. 023997

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Garden of the Lost Key, Hooker, Forrestine C.
203 The Garden of the Lost Key
Hooker, Forrestine C.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Elmer Hader, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Green cloth boards with small illustration of child on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling; very light surface wear to corners at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pp. 019438

Price: 20.00 USD
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Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's, Hope, Laura Lee
204 Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's
Hope, Laura Lee
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Walter S. Rogers, Illustrator 
Very clean book in original dust jacket. Clean pale green cloth boards with clean, bright, unworn color paste-on illustration on cover, crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very neatly penned previous owner inscription dated 1924 on front free endpaper. No other marks. Illustrations by Walter S. Rogers. 246 pages + 6 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, a few short edge tears, slight wear at folds. Last title listed on inside front flap is this book, "Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's". Jacket enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022767

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Bobbsey Twins at Cloverbank, Hope, Laura Lee
205 The Bobbsey Twins at Cloverbank
Hope, Laura Lee
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Green cloth boards with large color paste-on illustration (no chipping or rubbing), black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spot of wear to two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper). Black and white frontispiece illustration. "The Bobbsey Twins at Cloverbank" is last title listed on preliminary page in The Bobbsey Twins Series. 246 pages + 6 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022610

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Bobbsey Twins at Meadow Brook, Hope, Laura Lee
206 The Bobbsey Twins at Meadow Brook
Hope, Laura Lee
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1942 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap Format #7 in original dust jacket - clean green cloth boards with black circular illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Pages and edges are clean, with very clean bright orange decorated endpapers (no names, writing or marks - no writing in "This Book Belongs to" box. 238 pages, plus 7 pages of publisher's advertising pages at rear of book. Very clean illustrated dustjacket, unchipped, a few very short closed edge tears; 34 Bobbsey Twins books listed on front inside flap; 5 Maida books described on inside rear flap; rear panel has The Bobbsey Twins Flossie and Freddie displayed in color as cut-out dolls. Small number 70-100 at base of inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021243

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Sandman - His Sea Stories, Hopkins, William J.
207 The Sandman - His Sea Stories
Hopkins, William J.
Boston Page Company 1926 Seventh Impression Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with yellow, black, and white pictoral scene on cover and spine, black lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. With forty illustrations by Diantha W. Horne. 343 pages. 026449

Price: 25.00 USD
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The New Home, Horn, Madeline Darrough
208 The New Home
Horn, Madeline Darrough
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1962 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Harve Stein, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" present on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with white illustration on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. with illustrations by Harve Stein. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A boy growing up in pioneer days in a log cabin on the Illinois prairie. 018783

Price: 25.00 USD
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209 Romee Ann, Sophomore
Hornibrook, Isabel
Philadelphia David McKay 1925 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Emma Earlenbaugh Davis, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Old P/O inscription on front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. Frontis illustration. 196 pgs. 006289

Price: 8.00 USD
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210 Adventures at Friendly Farm
How, R. W.
New York Coward McCann 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Moment, Illustrator 
Clean solid ex-library with clean pages and edges, library markings on endpapers. 218 pgs. with illustrations by John Moment. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Slight wear to board edges. Clean bright dustjacket has very small chip at top corner of spine, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Brian and his sister Patsy spend a long summer vacation with a special horse named Jim, who disappears mysteriously. 012517

Price: 15.00 USD
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Josh Billings on Ice, and Other Things, Howard, J. H.
211 Josh Billings on Ice, and Other Things
Howard, J. H.
New York G. W. Carleton & Co. 1868 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket J. H. Howard, Illustrator 
First Edition, with 1868 in Roman Numerals on title page, copyright 1868 on copyright page. Clean green stamped cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Some fraying/wear at top and bottom spine edges, tiny spots of wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blue endpapers (previous owner name and dat (July 15, 1868) on front free endpaper. Comic illustrations by the author. 263 pages. 021527

Price: 45.00 USD
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My Poetry Book: An Anthology of Modern Verse for Boys and Girls, Huffard, Grace Thompson and Laura Mae Carlisle in collaboration with Helen Ferris
212 My Poetry Book: An Anthology of Modern Verse for Boys and Girls
Huffard, Grace Thompson and Laura Mae Carlisle in collaboration with Helen Ferris
John C. Winston Company 1934 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Willy Pogany, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Slightest hint of surface wear at base of spine, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks.Introduction by Booth Tarkington. Illustrated by Willy Pogany (full page illustrations, many in color). 504 pages with index and glossary. Clean dust jacket has slight wear at edges and corners, a few short closed edge tears, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges; not price clipped - 2.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poetry that children love - complete poems, rather than mere selections, and many hard-to-find poems. Wonderful illustrations. 027807

Price: 45.00 USD
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Tom Brown's School Days, Hughes, Thomas
213 Tom Brown's School Days
Hughes, Thomas
Philadelphia Henry Altemus 1895 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Beautiful small decorated binding. Size approx. 4-1/4" x 6-1/2". Clean ivory cloth covered boards with gold and green decoration on front and rear boards and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name and date (1900) neatly penned on blank fly leaf. Green and red decorated title page, with color frontispiece illustration, black and white illustrations throughout. 352 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. A story of English boyhood at Dr. Thomas Arnold's famous Rugby School. A truthful picture of life at Rugby, written from the author's own boyish impressions; and is perhaps the most famous of all English books for boys. 028017

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tom Brown's School Days, Hughes, Thomas
214 Tom Brown's School Days
Hughes, Thomas
New York Macmillan 1910 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
Third printing of the "new edition." Clean decorated blue cloth boards with gold and black decoration on cover, gold lettering and black decoration on spine. Hint of surface wear only to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Arthur Hughes and Sydney Prior Hall. 376 pp. + 10 pp. of advertising at rear of book. Signed binding (DD - Decorative Designers). 020757

Price: 15.00 USD
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Across Five Aprils, Hunt, Irene
215 Across Five Aprils
Hunt, Irene
Chicago Follett Publishing Company 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket, complete number line on copyright page 123456789). Winner of the 1964 Charles W. Follett Award. Very clean gray and rust red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Jacket and endpapers by Albert John Pucci. 224 pages. Jacket is clean, with very slight edge wear, no chips, some peeling/chipping to Follett Award seal on front panel, not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap). Author photo and bio on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024188

Price: 100.00 USD
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Find the Feathered Serpent, Hunter, Evan
216 Find the Feathered Serpent
Hunter, Evan
John C. Winston Company 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean bright original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red 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. All text pages and edges are clean, but tanned. 207 pages. Jacket designed by Henry Enoch Sharpis clean and bright, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Four science fiction novels listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025816

Price: 350.00 USD
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The Peculiar Triumph of Professor Branestawm; Professor Branestawm's Treasure Hunt; Professor Branestawm Up the Pole; The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm; Professor Branestawm's Dictionary (Five books in slipcase), Hunter, Norman
217 The Peculiar Triumph of Professor Branestawm; Professor Branestawm's Treasure Hunt; Professor Branestawm Up the Pole; The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm; Professor Branestawm's Dictionary (Five books in slipcase)
Hunter, Norman
Penguin Books (Puffin Books) 1975 Paperback Very Good+ 
A complete set of clean paperback books in their original slipcase. No chipping, curling or wear. Bindings are tight, pages are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Decorative slipcase is uncracked, no chips, light rubbing. A great (but absent-minded) inventor and his adventures, written for children ages 7 to 10 years old (or any age, really!) His best inventions seem to land him in the worst scrapes... 026932

Price: 25.00 USD
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Lives of Our Presidents Every Child Can Read, Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman
218 Lives of Our Presidents Every Child Can Read
Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1925 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
In original attractive dustjacket - very clean decorated green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 300 pp. Clean dustjacket (a little very faint foxing to spine) has color image of George Washington on front panel, a few tiny closed edge tears, tiny bit of wear to paper at corners and spine head. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely example from John C. Winston Company's "Every Child's Library" series. 020998

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Dangerous Book for Boys, Iggulden, Gonn and Hal
219 The Dangerous Book for Boys
Iggulden, Gonn and Hal
New York Collins 2007 0061243582 / 9780061243585 First Unknown Near Fine 
Stated First U.S. Edition (and FIRST PRINTING with full number line). Clean red cloth boards with black and gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean marbled endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs (both color and black and white), drawings, diagrams, maps. 270 pages with index. An amazing book of useful information on being prepared for any circumstance and for the enjoyment of life and the world around you -- no matter what your age or gender, this is a fascinating book and a practical education. 026889

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Elusive Zebra, Ipsen, D. C.
220 The Elusive Zebra
Ipsen, D. C.
Reading, Massachusetts Addison Wesley 1971 0201013673 / 9780201013672 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Ben Stahl, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean moss green cloth boards with small running zebra on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Illustrated by Ben Stahl. 112 pages. Dust jacket has slightest hint of dust soiling, is unchipped, not price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about zebras written for children grades 5-8, but scientific enough for adults, with beautiful illustrations. The Elusive Zebra is not just a book about zebras. It is also a book about animals whose colors have puzzled scientists. and perhaps as much as anything, it is a book about the scientists who have been puzzled. 025624

Price: 15.00 USD
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