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LAME JOHN, & THE HOME OF THE GILEADITE (2 tracts)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday School Union Philadelphia: 1840

Seller ID: 000107

Condition: Good+


Two 4"x 6" books .Original marbled boards. LAME JOHN 137 pp., THE HOME OF THE GILEADITE 161 pp. Paper spine labels(one indistinct & one title barely legible.) Covers scuffed , mild water stains to spine, corners bumped/rubbed. All still intact, overall Good. Interiors: Light foxing, free endpaper of LAME JOHN: name of Sunday School Library No.35, free endp. of HOME OF THE GILEADITE torn across bottom, paper adhering to front endp., some water marks to bottom marg... View more info

TRUE COURAGE

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Sunday-School Union: 1848

Seller ID: 003718

Condition: Good-


Marbled covers with brown cloth spine. Covers/spine are rubbed and worn. several small areas on spine rubbed through. exterior is Good-. Front hinge breaking. owner's name? on front endpaper. mildly soiled/foxed endpapers. occasional foxing "dots" along top edge of pages. "appears" back free endpaper missing. otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. 52 pp. View more info

"OUR FATHER'S CARE." A BALLAD.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The American Sunday-School Ballad:

Seller ID: 006452

Condition: Very Good


34 pp. Brown decorative covers with gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges lightly rubbed, scuffing to back cover, covers lightly soiled. Spine ends are bent and fraying. Previous owner's name and date written on front free endpaper. Light foxing to interior. Back hinge is loose, and back free endpaper has small chip on edge. Book in VG condition. View more info

ROLLO IN GENEVA

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, W.B. Conkey Company: 1900

Seller ID: 001297

Condition: Very Good-


Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was an American writer of children's books. His Rollo Books are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates. 175 pp. Beautiful little book with decorative covers.Top edge gilt. Slight soiling but colors still bright and Very Good due to protective covering. side edge mildly soiled. Overall covers are VG-. slight foxing? to endpapers. Previous owner's name on free endpaper, otherwise int... View more info

ADRIFT IN NEW YORK

By: Alger, Horatio Jr

Price: $5.00

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

Seller ID: 001272

Condition: Good+


no date. (approx. 1904).197 pp. Previous owner stamped name on front free endpaper and name written on front endpaper. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG. Cover with color illustration on paste on. Fading around edges and to spine. Overall covers are Good to Good+.Horatio Alger Jr. (1832-1899) was a prolific American author of boy’s adventure stories whose heroes lead exemplary lives to Strive and Succeed in the face of adversity and poverty, good and evil. View more info

Junior Natural History Magazine.1960- June 1963 Last Issue

By: American Museum of Natural History. Marion B. Carr, Editor

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1960

Seller ID: 003030

Condition: Good+ or Better


36 issues. Final four years: 1960-63 ending with June 1963, the last issue. Some issues have small address label on front cover. Some have ex.mus. stamp on cover. all issues are Good+ or Better. View more info

NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH

By: AVi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Orchard Books: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006476

ISBN: 0531059596

Condition: Very Good+


A documentary novel and Newberry Honor Book. 177 pp. Navy blue covers with red cloth spine. DJ in Good+ condition with rubbing and creasing to cover edges, some small tears to edges, 1/2" tear on back of jacket near spine. Very light rubbing to cover corners and edges, spine ends are bent. Spine slightly cocked. Gift inscription and signed by author on front free endpaper. Interior is tight and clean. Small tear to endpaper on back inside cover. Book in VG+ condition... View more info

The Boy Ranchers in Death Valley, or Diamond X and the Poison Mystery.

By: Baker, Willard F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1928

Seller ID: 003532

Condition: Good


No. 8 in the series, 210 pp. Spine darkened and creased, spine ends are fraying and torn, back cover spotty. Joints mildly rubbed in places, corners rubbed to boards and bumped, overall Good. Loose hinges and spine, Interior is clean and VG. View more info

AMERICAN BOYS' SERIES BOOKS 1900 To 1980

By: Bishop, Barbara A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Tampa, FLA, University Of South Florida Library Associates: 1987

Seller ID: 004924

Condition: Very Good


Compiled by Barbara A. Bishop. University of South Florida Library Bibliographic Series No. 1. " This bibliography revises and expands the pioneering work of Harry K. Hudson. Building upon Hudson's editions, we have incorporated corrections and additions to include all American hardcover series known to us begun by 1980 in addition to some later series...In general a boys series has a boy as a main character in one or more of the books in the series..." 345 pages... View more info

LITTLE PHILIPPE OF BELGIUM

By: Brandeis, Madeline

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, A. Flanagan Company: 1930

Seller ID: 005110

Condition: Very Good +


189 pp. Covers show mild wear. Corners and edges are scuffed and boards exposed. Covers in Good condition. Book in Very Good condition and is tight, clean. View more info

THE BOY EMIGRANTS

By: Brooks, Noah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1898

Seller ID: 004963

Condition: Good


"This little story of the BOY EMIGRANTS is written that you and other boys like you may learn something of the strange, eventful history of the early overland travelers to California....this is a historical sketch...,many of the characters were real people; and almost all the incidents which befall the Boy Emigrants came under my own observation, or under that of people whom I knew on the trail or in California." 309 pp. 19 illustrations by Thomas Moran and W. L.... View more info

GOODNIGHT MOON

By: Brown, Margaret Wise

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1947

Seller ID: 007247

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. Pictorial covers with famous image on front, green cloth spine, white back cover. DJ in Good- to Fair condition with significant tears and chipping to edges and corners, creasing on front, creasing and soiling on back, front flap not price-clipped ($2.95 price on top corner) and 30-60 on bottom, other books by Brown listed on back of jacket, stains on inside cover, "GoodniteMoon" written in ink on spine. Book cover corners are bumped and rubbed to bo... View more info

THE MOON SINGER

By: Bulla, Clyde Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1969

Seller ID: 006833

Condition: Very Good


"In this book, Clyde Robert Bulla weaves a wonderful tale about a lonely child who sang for the joy of singing. Artist Trina Scart Hyman pictures the poignant story lightly dusted over with moonbeams." Unpaginated. Light blue cloth covers with red title lettering on front and spine. DJ is Good with chipping and some tears to corners and edges, spine ends are torn and missing, tears down joints, ink number '1069' written on back flap. Cover corners are rubbed, spi... View more info

THE CROOKED LITTLE PATH

By: Burgess, Thornton W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006062

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


A Book of Nature Stories. Charming illustrations by Harrison Cady. Stated First Edition. 184 pp. Red cloth covers with black lettering and images of animal characters on front. Missing DJ. Cover corners are bumped, edges and corners rubbed, spine ends are bumped and starting to fray. Residue from scotch tape (?) on middle and bottom of front joint. Illustrated endpapers. Scotch tape (2") adhered on front inside cover, and some dirt smudges to page edges. In... View more info

Sharing Literature with Children : A Thematic Anthology

By: Butler, Francelia (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: White Plains, NY, U.S.A., Longman Publishing Group: 1977

Seller ID: 002459

ISBN: 0-679-30328-6

Condition: Fine


The five themes which form the major divisions of the book:Toys and Games, Fools, Masks and Shadows, Sex Roles and Circles grew from a decade of study of the shared literary interests of children and adults. The author uses folktales, folk rhymes, folk plays, fantasy, fiction, poetry, essays mythology, and biblical writings. Some illustrations. 492 pages including Index. Green cloth covers with black lettering. Covers are Fine. Dust Jacket with some small tears along ed... View more info

THROUGH A LOOKING GLASS

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, H.M. Caldwell Company:

Seller ID: 006601

Condition: Good-


A part of the Alice in Wonderland series. No publishing date. 198 pp. White decorative cover with brown linen spine, white cover has image of woman in Victorian dress reading book and gilt pillar/title on front in brown linen, gilt title on spine. Covers are very worn with corners and edges rubbed to boards, scuffing and dirt marks to cover faces, fading to gilt images. Spine is creased, small hole to front joint, fraying and tears to spine ends. Gilt top page edge. Gift... View more info

FRANK ON THE PRAIRIE: THE GUNBOAT SERIES. Books for Boys by a Gunboat Boy

By: Castlemon, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Porter & Coates: 1864

Seller ID: 003811

Condition: Good


Boy's adventure story. 245 pp. Rust colored covers with soiling. Gun Boat Series with embossed boat on front cover. Decorative spine with gilt lettering. Overall covers are Good. Numbers on one of the blank pages before title page. Illustrated page before title page with title, GunBoat Series, Books for Boys with previous owner's name at top. Glued on opposite page, a newspaper clipping referring to Harry Castlemon (author). Embossed clear initials on top corner of title... View more info

SHAZZAN THE GLASS PRINCESS [ HANNA- BARBERA'S

By: Christensen, Don.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 1968

Seller ID: 002692

Condition: Good to Good-


covers worn. spine tape repaired . 1 3/4" tear on front endp. at hinge. light moisture stain at base of front endp. to pp.28. otherwise interior is tight, and clean. VG. a Big Little Book. View more info

My Darling Kitten

By: Collington Peter

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002527

ISBN: 0-394-89924-5

Condition: Fine


"This delightful story -- told almost entirely with pictures -- will go straight to the heart of every child or grownup who has a warm and furry alarm clock that goes 'meow'." Unpaginated. Charming illustrations. Book and DJ in NF condition. View more info

PINOCCHIO

By: Collodi, Carlo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, J. H. Sears & Company, Inc.: 1926

Seller ID: 006726

Condition: Good+


Sears Illustrated Juveniles. Illustrated by Christopher Rule. 236 pp. Two pages of advertisements at conclusion of book. Orange cloth covers with color plate pastedown on front cover with image of marionettes, including Pinocchio, performing on a stage in front of an orchestra; faded gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges bumped and rubbed, color image has dirt smudges, front joint is worn and thin. Spine is discolored, fa... View more info