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Strive And Succeed

By: Alger, Jr. , Horatio

Price: $6.00  $5.10

Publisher: No Publisher Listed.: 1920

Seller ID: 12784

Condition: Poor


Yellow boards, separating. Tanned pages. ; 12784 View more info

Susanna And Tristram

By: Allee, Marjorie Hill

Price: $15.00  $12.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton and Mifflin: 1929

Seller ID: 18457

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Lib; 8vo; 18457 View more info

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The Story Hour

By: Anonymous

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: Saalfield: 1935

Seller ID: 11806

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Previous owner's name dated 1937 in pencil. Pictorial covers rubbed but still very bright. Edgewear, binding a little loose. Interior extremely clean and bright. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 11806 View more info

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The Story Of Roland

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $33.00  $28.05

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 15623

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black boards, illustrated paste-on. Child's handwriting on back of one plate. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 15623 View more info

The Son Of Tarzan

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Seller ID: 13003

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Extremities frayed; pages tanning; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall - 8" to 9" tall; 394 pages; 13003 View more info

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The Quest Of Mary Selwyn Sequel to Uncle Frank's Mary

By: Clementia (Sister Mary Edward Feehan)

Price: $85.00  $72.25

Publisher: NY, Benziger Brothers: 1917

Seller ID: 26788

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Second book in the Mary Selwyn series which became so popular that two other, smaller books were later written to explain what led Mary to where she began. "Uncle Frank's Mary" (the first book in the series) is also available. Light soil on boards, top edge "dusty". There is a very faint stain along top edge of a few pages in some signatures, but not all, leading me to believe the stain occurred prior to binding. However, there is a stain on rear board th... View more info

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A Chum Worth Having, The Story of Hector's Friends

By: Coombe, Florence

Price: $20.00  $17.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd.: 1920

Seller ID: 13473

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A story for pre-teens and early teens about the life of boys at the turn of last century. Frontispiece and b/w plate at page 136 appear to be the only illustrations. Green decorated boards. This publisher rarely includes a published date, 1920 is a swag on my part. Corners bumped, front hinge cracking. Minor foxing. ; B&W Plates; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 160 pages; 13473 View more info

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Sooky (dear Sooky) Letters from Skippy

By: Crosby, Percy

Price: $90.00  $76.50

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 28236

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


From rear DJ panel: "the fragile and beautiful sequel to "skippy", this book is a collection of random letters of a small boy, Skippy, to Sooky, which, in philosophy and pathos, represent the very height of contemporary humour. All 7 tipped-in illustrations by the author are present. Very hard to find with DJ. Edgewear is minimal with the minor exception of head and heel of spine, the second page in the book has been torn out so I don't know what page it was.... View more info

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Poppy Ott

By: Edwards, Leo

Price: $57.00  $48.45

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Seller ID: 17331

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, extremities worn, spine darkened, previous owner's name. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 238+ pages; 17331 Frcb View more info

Elson Grammar School Reader

By: Elson, William H. , and Christine Keck

Price: $17.00  $14.45

Publisher: Scott, Foresman & Company: 1910

Seller ID: 16878

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Furnishes a varied supply of reading suitable to children. Part One includes both poetry and prose - Patriotism as told in stories by Sir Walter Scott; Nature poems from Shakespeare. Part Two contain romances of King Arthur -- legends of adventure and chivalry. Part Three includes great American authors from Irving to Holmes. Biographies acquaint the children with the lives of authors whose works are included. Lessons cover history, geography, nature study (birds, flower... View more info

Tommy No And His Three Pennies

By: F G I

Price: $28.20  $23.97

Publisher: Boston Seaver-Howland: 1916

Seller ID: 11190

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Paper boards, suede spine edge; spine cover missing -- sewn upper and lower edges missing exposing signatures. Despite this, book is still tight and otherwise clean and bright. Charming little story about a little boy who had a very bad habit of saying no. ; 24mo - 5" to 6" tall; 43 pages; 11190 View more info

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Rick And Ruddy On The Trail

By: Garis, Howard R.

Price: $57.00  $48.45

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Milton Bradley Company: 1929

Seller ID: 26457

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Previous owner's gift note to her nephew dated 1930. Book very slightly cocked. ; Rick and Ruddy Series; B&W Plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 256 pages; 26457 Frcb View more info

Those Smith Boys

By: Garis, Howard R.

Price: $13.00  $11.05

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue: 1910

Seller ID: 18958

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Howard Roger Garis (1873-1962) wrote under the pen name of Victor Appleton for the Stratemeyer Syndicate. He wrote the first 35 novels in the Tom Swift series as well as other Stratemeyer series. Author of the Uncle Wiggily series. Gray cloth boards frayed at upper corners. Severe water damage has left backstrip yellowed and rear board spotted with black mildew stains. Binding is intact but somewhat loose, with some minimal dampstains along gutter. ; 12mo - 7" to 7½... View more info

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H.M.S. Pinafore Authorized by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company

By: Gilbert and (&) Sullivan; adapted by Robert Lawrence

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 16632

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Lyrics and music in this book. One of three operas in editions authorized by the D'Oyly Carte opera company. Vivid narrative, interspersed with the most popular musical themes and illustrations capture the charm, wit and sparkle of these famous operas. DJ (image available) chipped and worn, in new mylar; book clean and tight and bright. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; 16632 View more info

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Favorites From Storyland

By: Hill, Patty Smith; Gretchen Ostrander Murray and Alice G. Thorne (Helen Bannerman)

Price: $110.50  $93.93

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman: 1937

Seller ID: 25093

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A few color plates illustrated by Sari; most of the black and white illustrations have been colored with crayons by a somewhat talented child. Includes Little Black Sambo with Helen Bannerman's name appearing at end of story. Gift note dated Christmas 1938 and a few green crayon scribbles on front free endpaper. Boards are rubbed and edgeworn, particularly at extremities. ; Color Illustrations; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Unpaginated pages; 25093 Frcb View more info

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In The Grip Of The Hawk

By: Horsley, Reginald

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 17432

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Bookplate dated 1933. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 243+ pages; 17432 View more info

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My Story Book Of Flowers For Junior Gardeners

By: Huttenlocher, Fae

Price: $17.01  $14.46

Publisher: Chicago, Merrill Lynch Publishing Company: 1920s

Seller ID: 30812

Condition: Good


Rubbed, chipped, creased. 8 1/2 x 12 stapled wraps long ago "home" stapled along spine edge to hold it together. No date, but illustrations indicate late 1920s, thus the cover has been folded back enough times during the last 90 or so years that it has finally separated. In mylar sleeve. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages; 20383 View more info

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Mary Jane's City Home

By: Judson, Clara Ingram

Price: $18.20  $15.47

Publisher: NY, Barse & Company: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23537

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Spine sunned, spots on front board. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 209+ pages; 23537 Frcb View more info

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A Packet Of Adventures

By: Knight, O'Connor, Rutherford, Cariss, McDougall

Price: $66.00  $56.10

Publisher: United Kingdom, Stirling Tract Enterprise: circa 1940's

Seller ID: 12388

Condition: Very Good-


Circa 1940's. Paper pictorial boards, green cloth spine. Edgewear, particularly at upper and lower front corners. Gift note and date of 1950 on ffep smudged, written with old-fashioned ink pen which was also used to "color" the flower on the title page. The illustration on page 7 was neatly colored with map pencils. Map endpapers on rear. No table of contents. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 26 pages; 12388 Frcb View more info

Snipp, Snapp, Snurr

By: Lindman, Maj

Price: $48.00  $40.80

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Albert Whitman & Company: 1970

Edition: 12th Printing

Seller ID: 14113

Condition: Very Good-


Pocket removed, library stamps, edgewear. Orange pictorial boards. Some wear to pages (they've been turned many many times! ) ; Ex-Lib; Unpaginated pages; 14113 Frcb View more info