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The First Book of Basketball, Schiffer, Don
81 The First Book of Basketball
Schiffer, Don
New York Franklin Watts 1959 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Julio Granda, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration of basketball player on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with illustrated endpapers (illustrated with officials' code of signals). No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Julio Granda. 60 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has 1/2" inch chip at base of spine, a few tiny closed edge tears. Photo and bio of author on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clear introduction to the rules of the game, with dozens of pointers on mastering its skills and techniques with detailed illustrations, and with a good glossary of basketball terms. 027591

Price: 30.00 USD
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Number 44 - And Other Football Stories, Sherman, Harold M.
82 Number 44 - And Other Football Stories
Sherman, Harold M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated jacket; copyrigh Grosset & Dunlap, 1930 - no additional printings listed. Clean brown cloth boards with small football decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 256 pages. Clean dust jacket has some edge wear, a few very shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021888

Price: 30.00 USD
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Turncoat Winter, Rebel Spring, St. George, Judith
83 Turncoat Winter, Rebel Spring
St. George, Judith
Philadelphia Chilton 1970 080195553X / 9780801955532 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Signed by the author on front free endpaper: "Best wishes, Judith St. George." 165 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, corner price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Two friends, Andrew Craig, a Scotch-Irish farmer's son, and Pike O'Toole, an Irish servant boy, who live in Mendham, New Jersey, during the Revolutionary war, find themselves caught up in the affairs of General Washington's army during the winter of 1779-80. 025150

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The Motor Maids in Fair Japan, Stokes, Katherine
84 The Motor Maids in Fair Japan
Stokes, Katherine
M. A. Donohue 1913 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Charles L. Wrenn, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram DD on cover - Decorative Designers). Very clean blue cloth boards with yellow, red and black decoration on cover and spine, black lettering. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers (slight browning to endpapers). Illustrations by Charles L. Wrenn. 306 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has small chip at top spine corner, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027408

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Mississippi Pilot - With Mark Twain on the Great River, Stong, Phil
85 Mississippi Pilot - With Mark Twain on the Great River
Stong, Phil
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with clean beige spine, black and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with one very short closed edge tear at top rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018082

Price: 30.00 USD
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Rufus, Storr, Catherine
86 Rufus
Storr, Catherine
Boston, Massachusetts Gambit 1969 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Walter Dower, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean olive green and rust red cloth boards with bright silver 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 endpapers - no names,writing or marks. Illustrated by Walter Dower. 130 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about a boy who seemed deserted by allthe world except the people of his dreams.... 026884

Price: 20.00 USD
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Knights of the Air, Taylor, Malcolm
87 Knights of the Air
Taylor, Malcolm
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Allen Pope. 248 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book for young adults which is an exciting tale of adventure as a young aviator flies over Africa on a commission to find a rock loaded with sapphires. A book with a cleverly conceived and breat-taking plot, to which is added a liberal amount of technical information about flying. 021458

Price: 25.00 USD
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Sixpence for Luck, Tharp, Louise Hall
88 Sixpence for Luck
Tharp, Louise Hall
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. Tiny previous owner name and return address label on front free endpaper. Illustrated by Gertrude Howe. 284 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, slight age-toning to spine, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery and adventure story for young readers. Nathan and Abigail Lockwood, who were born and bred aboard their father's trading sloop, Susannah, were coming to live ashore in New London, Connecticut. They were afraid life ashore would be dull, but it turned out to be anything but, because of incidents involving gold treasure and ghosts. 025943

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Spades and Feathers, Tyler-Whittle, M.S.
89 Spades and Feathers
Tyler-Whittle, M.S.
London Jonathan Cape 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published 1955" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with small bird decoration on cover, black lettering and bird decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 222 pp. with lovely illustrations in black and white by Raymond Sheppard; maps and diagrams by the author. Clean dustjacket has slight age-toning to rear white panel, is not price clipped, unchipped, in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020387

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments (Pronouncing Text) Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, Various
90 The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments (Pronouncing Text) Translated Out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised
Various
Philadelphia A. J. Holman Company 1900 Leather_bound Fine 
As new condition in original Holman Company box in excellent condition! King James Version Junior Student's Bible. Clean black leather binding with red and gold lettering "Holy Bible" on cover, gold lettering on spine. Absolutely no wear. Edges overlap text block. All pages are clean and bright, with beautifully detailed full color illustrations, color decorated presentation page (with no name), tissue guard; color maps. All edges are clean, rose gold topstained, ribbon page marker. Outstanding crisp and easy to read "Gem" black type. With Helps, including a Bible Study Course divided into thirty-six lessons. Also a complete History of the Bible, Synopsis of each Book of the Bible, and more. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Box with original label and number (No. 5809) and Holman Bible advertising description laid in. Box is clean, no cracking, slight wear to corners of lid. Beautiful and highly readable, comfortable size (approx. 5" x 7"), in perfect condition. 025796

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Pavilion, Vipont, Elfrida
91 The Pavilion
Vipont, Elfrida
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition in clean original jacket. Clean beige boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 218 pages. Dust jacket is corner clipped at top and bottom of front inside flap, no chips or tears, tiny bit of surface wear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022502

Price: 60.00 USD
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Grit A-Plenty - A Tale of the Labrador Wild, Wallace, Dillon
92 Grit A-Plenty - A Tale of the Labrador Wild
Wallace, Dillon
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean green pebbled cloth boards with darker green lettering on spine. One tiny pinhead spot of wear to upper front board edge, barely visible. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white plates. Color illustrated dust jacket (by Skrenda) has very slight edge wear, a few tiny spots of light rubbing, two tiny chips at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In this book Dillon Wallace, explorer and adventurer, whose experiences enable him to write from first-hand knowledge, tells another story of fur trapping adventures in the bleak, hard-bitten region of Labrador. Scarce book by the author of "Ungava Bob". 025361

Price: 50.00 USD
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Sons of the Ocean Deeps, Walton, Bryce
93 Sons of the Ocean Deeps
Walton, Bryce
John C. Winston Company 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Alex Schomburg, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean light blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with beautifully illustrated endpapers (by Alex Schomburg). No names, writing or marks. 216 pages. Clean bright dust jacket by Paul Orban is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Ten science fiction novels listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clean, exquisite copy of this first edition from the famous Winston Science Fiction novel series. 025804

Price: 200.00 USD
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Time of the Harvest: Thomas Jefferson - the Years 1801-1826, Wibberley, Leonard
94 Time of the Harvest: Thomas Jefferson - the Years 1801-1826
Wibberley, Leonard
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1966 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean orange-brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper; no other marks. 167 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The years in which Thomas Jefferson came to the presidency, added the Lousiana Territory to the nation, and sent Lewis and Clark on their famous expedition across the continent, and his fruitful retirement. Scarce book in this condition. 012518

Price: 50.00 USD
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Secret of the Martian Moons, Wollheim, Donald A.
95 Secret of the Martian Moons
Wollheim, Donald A.
John C. Winston Company 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Fine Jacket Alex Schomburg, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean bright original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper). 206 pages. Dust jacket by Schomburg is clean, bright, unchipped, no tears, no rubbing, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Twenty-eight science fiction books listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025822

Price: 275.00 USD
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The Secret of Saturn's Rings, Wollheim, Donald A.
96 The Secret of Saturn's Rings
Wollheim, Donald A.
John C. Winston Company 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean bright unclipped original dust jacket. Clean midnight blue cloth boards with orange lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully illustrated endpapers (Jacket and endpaper designs by Alex Schomburg). Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 207 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), no fading. Twenty-four science fiction books listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025812

Price: 300.00 USD
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A Hound, A Bay Horse and a Turtle-Dove - The Life of Thoreau for the Young Reader, Wood, James Playsted
97 A Hound, A Bay Horse and a Turtle-Dove - The Life of Thoreau for the Young Reader
Wood, James Playsted
New York Pantheon 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Douglas Gorsline, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering and small black illustration on cover, black and brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Hint of very light foxing along spine gutter. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author and his wife on half-title page: "To Katherine Morgan because she loves Thoreau. With our best wishes - Betty & Jim (James Playsted Wood) - December 1966." Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), hint of light soiling and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clearly written, discerning story of the life and writings of Henry David Thoreau - written for young people ages 12 years and up. 022626

Price: 25.00 USD
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Untamed, Woodford, Jack & Gordon Greene
98 Untamed
Woodford, Jack & Gordon Greene
Baltimore Signature Press, Inc. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean sage green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names or writing inside. 184 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has light fading to spine. 3/4" closed tear at top corner of spine, same on rear bottom edge. Small chip on front bottom edge (1" x 1/4"). Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 005634

Price: 15.00 USD
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