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Tom Slade on the River

By: Fitzhugh, Percy K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14098


Light green covers with reddish-orange titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear but still square and securely bound. Endpapers are photographic with former owner's stamp in red. G+ to VG-. As with most of Fitzhugh's book, this one was approved by The Boy Scouts of America and has a Boy Scout theme. Grosset and Dunlap was the publisher for all of Fitzhugh's works; I think this is a 1st Edition. Light green covers with reddish-orange titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear but still square and securely bound. Endpapers are photographic. Gift inscription on title page. G+ to VG-. As with mos... View more info

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Tom Slade on a Transport

By: Fitzhugh, Percy K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14099


Light green covers with reddish-orange titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear but still square and securely bound. Endpapers are photographic with gift inscription on title page. G+ to VG-. As with most of Fitzhugh's book, this one was approved by The Boy Scouts of America and has a Boy Scout theme. Grosset and Dunlap was the publisher for all of Fitzhugh's works; I think this is a 1st Edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 198 pages View more info

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Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer

By: Fitzhugh, Percy K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14100


Light green covers with reddish-orange titles. Some edge, corner and surface wear but still square and securely bound. Endpapers are photographic with former owner's red stamp on back of title page. G+ to VG-. As with most of Fitzhugh's book, this one was approved by The Boy Scouts of America and has a Boy Scout theme. Grosset and Dunlap was the publisher for all of Fitzhugh's works; I think this is a 1st Edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 206 pages View more info

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Little Sunbeams : a Collection of Choice Stories, Poems and Pictures and ABC Studies

By: Foggo, Agnes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, International Publishing Company: N.D.

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 13377

Condition: Fair


Side-stapled cloth overlain with pictorial paper. Much wear ro edges, corner sand surface. Spine completely worn away but stapled binding is quite secure and book is square. First twenty pages or so have much wear with parts of pages torn away. The bulk of the book, with its very nice, late 19th century illustations is in nice shape except for some foxing and toning. Not really a collectible copy but a usable one, particularly for illustrations. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages; Story and poem book with many full-page illustrations. First part of volum... View more info

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Loraine and the Little People

By: Gordon, Elizabeth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1935

Seller ID: 12444

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Pictorial covers with red and black titles. Some edge , corner and surface wear. Front hinge has been reglued and rear endpapers seem to be missing. Last page is last page of story. Book is square and binding is secure. Solid and usable, if not collectable. ; Color and B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages; Ilustrations are quite attractive except for first which has a tear. View more info

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Paul's Volcano

By: Gormley, Beatrice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15476

ISBN: 0395430798

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only very light general wear and aging. Jacket has some, mainly, surface wear and light aging. Square and securely bound. Attractive copy. This fantasy deals with a group of teens whose model volcano produces some unexpedted and evil effects. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages View more info

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Prince Lazybones and Other Stories

By: Hays, W. J. Mrs.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1922

Seller ID: 10923

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Pictorial jacket with blindstamped design and red titles. Some light edge and corner wear but the book is square and quite attractive. The binding is secure. Jacket has a chip, visible in scan, top left, that affects the word "Prince." Otherwise there is light edge and corner wear. ; Harper's Young People's Series; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 246 pages; The only date on the copyright page is 1884 but this is the 1922 reprint for part of the Young People's Series. View more info

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Mr. Sweeney

By: Hoke, Helen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10922

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Book has light edge and corner wear but is square and securely bound. Jacket has some edge and corner wear along with scffs on the back and a couple of very small holes. Quite attractive in mylar. ; Sepia Drawings; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

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The Fat Camel of Bagdad : A New Tale of Abdallah's Adventures for Children From Eight to Eighty Years

By: K. O. S. (Baroness Dombrowski)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15378

Condition: Very Good+


Book has only very light general wear and aging. No dustjacket. Very attractive copy. ; B&W Drawings; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 156 pages View more info

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The Book of Pigericks: Pig Limericks

By: Lobel, Arnold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 15468

ISBN: 0060239824

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Both book and jacket have only very light wear. Small and light bit of residue from a sticker on front cover near pig's head. Book has a very slight odor from storage which will probably dissipate rather quickly. Very attractive copy of this humorous book of limericks about pigs. ; Color Drawings; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 48 pages View more info

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Doctor Dolittle's Garden

By: Lofting, Hugh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10931

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Green covers with pictorial design and titles in green on black. There is an old stain near the bottom left - see scn -- and there is some edge and corner wear. On the second free endpaper is a child's bookplate, pasted in over the child's name which had been written in pencil. Otherwise, the book is square and securely bound with an excellent interior. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 327 pages; I assume this is a first edition because no other printings are listed. View more info

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The Treasure Hunt

By: Mason, Edna Warren

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1927

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11253

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Pictorial cover with light, general wear and aging. Square and securely bound. ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 332 pages; Arghhh! Pirates! View more info

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Kittyleen

By: May, Sophie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shepard Publishers: 1883

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 10926

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown covers with title in white and decoration of girl seated on hammock or swing lower left. The book has light edge and corner wear and light, general aging. Former owner's name on ffep. Still square and securely bound. ; Flaxie Frizzle Stories; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 207 +ads pages; Rebecca Sophia Clarke wrote 45 books, mostly realistic stories about children, who were often uninhibited and mischievous, unlike earlier works where the children were perfect. Her series include Little Prudy, Dottie Dimple and 5 Flaxie Frizzle books. I am unsure of the edition here. I a... View more info

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Flaxie Frizzle

By: May, Sophie (Rebecca Sophia Clarke)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shepard Publishers: 1876

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 10925

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown covers with title in white and decoration of girl seated on hammock or swing lower left. The book has light edge and corner wear and light, general aging. Former owner's name on ffep. Still square and securely bound. ; Flaxie Frizzle Stories; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 182 +ads pages; Rebecca Sophia Clarke wrote 45 books, mostly realistic stories about children, who were often uninhibited and mischievous, unlike earlier works where the children were perfect. AHer series include Little Prudy, Dottie Dimple and 5 Flaxie Frizzle books. I am unsure of the edition here. I ... View more info

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The Saga of Grittel Sundotha

By: Mayhar, Ardath

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Seller ID: 15478

ISBN: 0689310978

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Book has only very light wear; it would be Fine except for a very small ink stain at the bottom of the front foredge. Jacket has some light edge and corner wear. This is a fantasy of a seven foot tall young woman in an unnamed land going forth to seek adventure and identity. Aimed at young adults. ; Cover Art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages View more info

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Don't Dump the Teacher

By: Mills, Reita

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15482

ISBN: 0533073456

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed with inscription on ffep. Book has only very light wear and former owner's name, also on ffep. Jacket has some very light wear and one very small chip at top of spine. Self-published chidren's book about a strict elementary school teacher. Written by an elementary schoolteacher in Walker County, Georgia. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Don't Dump the Teacher

By: Mills, Reita

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15483

ISBN: 0533073456

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed with inscription on ffep. Book and jacket have only very light wear. Self-published chidren's book about a strict elementary school teacher. Written by an elementary schoolteacher in Walker County, Georgia. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Dutch Twins

By: Perkins, Lucy Fitch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin , the Riverside Press: 1911

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9542

Condition: with no dust jacket


Yellow cloth with black titles and colored picture of the twins. Spine has black titles. Book has some wear and toning on the covers along with edge and corner wear. One dime-sized splotch on front near title (see scan. ) However, the book is still square and the binding is secure. No marking or writing on interior. G+ to VG-. ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages; Children's book about -- well, Dutch twins. One odd note. The book has a presentation page in which a father gave this volume to his son. The date of the gift is 1906, even though the book was not published until five... View more info

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A Flock of Girls and Boys

By: Perry, Nora

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1895

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 10929

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Blue cloth with gilt decoration and titles. Former owner's name on front pastedown. Square and securely bound. Some edge and corner wear. ; B&W Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 323 +Ads pages; This appears to be a collection of short stories. View more info

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La Legende de St. Clement

By: Phabrey, Gille

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Montreal, Fides: 1956

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 14537

Condition: Very Good+


Stapled, pictorial wraps with black titles. Very light general wear and aging. This is a French book for children that tells the story of St. Clement. Nice illustrations. ; Collection "Belles Legendes"; Tinted Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 15 pages View more info

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit

By: Potter, Beatrix

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company: 1907

Seller ID: 10940

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Very faded red cloth with illustration of Peter running. There is edge , corner and surface wear along with a couple of pulled tears on the spine. The interior has some age toning, but overall the book is square and the binding has no tears or parting. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; This is one of the 1907 versions of Peter Rabbit published by Altemus, probably without a legitimate copyright. All pictures are in color. Feel free to ask questions; I am not in any way an expert on these editions. View more info

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Tom Turner's Adventures with the Radio

By: Rathborne, St. George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Racine, Whitman Publishing Co.: 1924

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13087

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Faded purple with illustration in purples and yellow along with black titles Several faded and stained spots along with a sunned spine. Mild corner and edge wear. Front innner hinge has some tearing but binding is secure and book is square. Nice shape for an older Whitman book; they were cheaply printed. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 221 pages; One book of a series, I think. View more info

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Windwagon Smith

By: Rees, Ennis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12708

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Deep blue cloth with white titles on spine. Very light bumps on corners but otherwise almost no wear or aging. Square and securely bound. Jacket has very light wear and minor toning. ; Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Unpaginated pages; Early children's book by Rees who did the Modern Library translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Signed on the ffep with generic, "Best wishes" and date, "Dec. 21, 1966." ; Signed by Author View more info

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Lions and Lobsters and Foxes and Frogs

By: Rees, Ennis

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Reading, Young Scott Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 15988

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book has only very light shelf wear. Jacket has a very small chip on the front bottom corner along with light age-tong along top edge. The poetry for these fables was written by Ennis Rees, translator of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Poet Laureate of South Carolina and longtime professor at The University of South Carolina. The illustrations are by Edward Gorey who has signed under his name (which he has marked out) on the title page. Beautifully written and illustrated book. This is really a 1st Edition, though Rees originally published these translations in an edition of Aesop's Fables in 1966.... View more info

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Lions and Lobsters and Foxes and Frogs

By: Rees, Ennis

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Reading, Young Scott Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 15989

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book is near pristine. Jacket has some small light smudges on the back along with one short closed tear. VG+ to NF. The poetry for these fables was written by Ennis Rees, translator of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Poet Laureate of South Carolina and longtime professor at The University of South Carolina. The illustrations are by Edward Gorey who has signed under his name (which he has marked out) on the title page. Beautifully written and illustrated book. This is really a 1st Edition, though Rees originally published these translations in an edition of Aesop's Fables in 1966. ; Color Illustrati... View more info