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Stories from the Treasure Box

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albany, D. R. Niver Publishing Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 11645


Pictorial covers with very striking illustrations both front and back. Back is of Father Christmas on a bicycle. Some edge and corner wear but bright and appealing. The binding has been reglued at some point, and while, everything seems tight, the repair work is apparent. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 43 pages; Children's stories with a number of excellent, full-color illustrations. View more info

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Sun-Shine for Dull Days

By: Addie

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York City, The American News Company: 1879

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5694


Wear to edges of boards and to spine, extensive pencil scribbles throughout book, ffep loose at bottom 2", somewhat shaken. ; Beautiful chromolithographed cover illustration, B&W illustrations throughout book, ads for other juvenile books on back cover ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; not paginated pages View more info

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Strive and Succeed : the Progress of Walter Conrad

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates: 1872

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11122


Corners bumped, some wear to head and foot of spine, but boards look VG+. Pages are toned, especially on the edges. The first signature is slightly pulled but not detached. Former owners stamp on ffep. Tissue guard on frontispiece intact. ; Luck and Pluck; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 355 + ads pages; This is the fourth of the first Luck and Pluck Series, reprinted from Young Isreal, a New York juvenile magazine. Although it can be read independently, it continues the stor... View more info

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Cash Boy

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue Co.: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11471


Green and red cloth with pictorial scene of young man at railway station. Book is square and securely bound and has some light wear and rubbing. Quite attractive. Usually-missing jacket has several chips and scuffs but is still in one piece and looks reasonably attractive on book. Jacket was made of cheap paper that did not hold up well. ; Alger Series for Boys; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 247 pages; Even though this copy is an early reprint, it does have a dustjacket,... View more info

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The Emperor's New Clothes

By: Andersen, Hans Christian (retold by Smantha Easton)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Andrews and McNeel / Ariel Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 14447


Book and jacket are as new. Book seems unread. This is the classic Andersen story in a modern retelling with great illustrations. ; Color Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 31 pages View more info

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Little People's A B C : A Picture Alphabet for Litle Folks

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Graham & Matlack: N.D.

Seller ID: 10916


Stapled board covers with frap backstrap covering staples -- see sca. Edge and corner wear with some damage to backstrap especially on the back. The ffep and the title page have come loose from the staples but are still present in the book. Binding is secure and book is square. ; B&W Illstrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; This alphabet book probably dates from the late 1800's. View more info

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Dick Whittington

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Saml. Gabriel Sons & C0.: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13115


Stapled, full-color pictorial wraps. Light, general edge and corner wear, along with light age toning. Square and securely bound. VG to VG+. ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Unpaginated pages; "Linenette." Late thirties children's book of Dick Whittington. Each page has a near full page, color illustration by well-known illustrator R. A. Burley. Burley was known for his slightly risquae magazine covers and his later work in comic books. He did... View more info

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Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Famous Folk Tales

By: Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A Golden Book: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 14450


Book has only minor hints of wear and use. Classic retelling of this famous story with Richard Walz illustrations. Nice copy. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

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Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators in the Mystery of the Green Ghost

By: Arthur, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Book Services: 1965

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 12956


Pictorial wraps with edge corner and surface wear. Front, bottom left corner has a short tear with minor surface loss. There is an old, vertical and mostly flattened crease down the left side of the front cover. There is some light interior toning and an old dampstain on the bottom margin on about 30 pages or so at the end of the book. For all these problems, the binding is still square and secure and the spine has no creasing. G+ to VG-. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9... View more info

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The Fisher Boy

By: Aunt Carrie (Caroline L. Smith)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Davis, Porter and Co.: (1850)

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 14891


Aunt Carrie was Caroline L. Smith, who in addition to the stories in verse, wrote books about Home Arts, Popular Pastimes and Indoor Games and Amusement. The Fisher Boy is a three page story in verse, followed by Little Meggy's Dog Tray, There was a Hobby Horse and The Dancing Lesson. Each story is illustrated with an engraving that seems to be handcolored, as is the cover illustration. The are some small chips and tears around the outer edges, overall toning to the pag... View more info

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American Boys and Girls Speaker

By: Brown, Charles Walter (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company: 1890

Seller ID: 10921


Fairly light edge corner and surface wear. Pictorial covers with a brick red backstrip. Interior evenly toned. One page protrudes slightly but seems firmly attached -- maybe a miscut. Nice, square, securely bound copy. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 254 pages; No date, but WorldCat indicates 1890's. View more info

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The Poetic Present

By: Butler, J. H.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Northampton MA, John Metcalf: 1836

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8400


Yellow wrappers with engraving of lyre on front and yard scene with woman on back. Edge and corner wear with much deterioration along spine. Stitching still secure as is binding. Wrappers and pages are toned with some soiling on wraps. Actually, in remarkable condition for such a bit of ephemera. ; B&W Engravings; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 24 pages; A small book of poetry, seemingly aimed at 10-12 yeard olds. Instructive tone. View more info

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John Midas in the Dreamtime

By: Catling, Patrick Skene

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15477


Book appears as new and unread with only a hint of shelf wear, about Fine. Jacket has very light, general wear. NF. Intersting fantasy, set in Australia, where a boy visiting a sacred cave goes back in time to Aboriginal times. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 119 pages View more info

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Junior Bank Book and Picture Puzzle : For Children to Save Pennies, Nickels, Dimes and Quarters

By: Childs, Elizabeth Hebert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Platt & Monk Co., Inc.: 1941

Seller ID: 15480


Yellow front cover shows two children passing the book to a bank teller. Book has edge, corner and surface wear but is still square, securely bound and attractive. Interior pages are evenly toned. See scan. Every other page has slots for coins for children to collect. The back cover has an envelope to hold pieces of puzzle to be pasted on each coin to make a picture. These puzzle pieces are missing, but the envelope and sleeves which held pieces are present. ; Oblong 16... View more info

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Allspice : the Adventures of Daddy Fox, Ginger Bear, the Miller and the Miller's Wife

By: Cobb, Bertha B. and Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Newton Upper Falls, The Arlo Publishing Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10913


Rust covers with black titles and pictures. Edge, corner and surface wear including a semi circular crease on the bacl top left corner that is flattened but still there. Book is square and binding is secure. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 220 pages View more info

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The Twits

By: Dahl, Roald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 14773


Book has light edge and corner wear along with mild aging and a few pages with very small dogears. Jacket has some chips, tears and scuffs along with loss at spine ends. ; B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 76 pages View more info

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Sand for the Sandmen

By: De Jong, Dola

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13043


Beige cloth with red illustration on front and red titles on spine. Book has only light wear and some interior and exterior aging/soiling. Still square and securely bound. Jacket has some light aging and edge and corner wear along with a small chip on front bottom edge and on fold of front flap fold. Two small tears on top front edge. Small red line through price on flap fold with a new price in small red pencil. Overall jacket is still quite presentable and relatively u... View more info

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Robinson Crusoe: His Life and Strange, Surprising Adventures. In Words of One Syllable

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus: 1899

Seller ID: 15381


Book has light wear and expected aging. Bright colors on pictorial front with a thin vertical line that appears to have been a printing flaw. See scan though this line is difficult to see. Square and securely bound. VG to VG+. Dustjacket is G only with some chips tears and holes, but is, nonetheless, quite presentable. This children's version of Robinson Crusoe is very unusual in a dustjacket. ; Altemus' Young Peoples' Library; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 184 pages View more info

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Tucky the Hunter

By: Dickey, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc. / Crown Jewel: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10920


Book has only light shelf wear. Jacket has some tears, wear and aging. Still attractive in mylar. ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall; Main character based on Dickey's grandson View more info

You're Only Old Once: A Book for Obsolete Children

By: Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15467


Both book and jacket have only very light, general wear with some light toning or staining on first two endpapers. Overall the book is about NF. While this book was written by Dr. Suess when he was 82, he suggested buying it for your child and giving it to him when he was 70. Fun for children and the ederly and those in between. ; Color Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info