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Trail Dust and Saddle Leather
Trail Dust and Saddle Leather
by Jo Mora
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Octavo, 23 x 17.5 cm. viii 246 pp. First edition. Tan cloth-covered boards. Front board and spine stamped in red. Pictorial endpapers. Black & white illustrations by the author throughout. Dustjacket rubbed and... (read more)

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Boys' Book of Sports
Boys' Book of Sports
by Grantland Rice
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New York: The Century Co., 1917. Octavo, 19.5 x 13 cm. xiv 422 pp. Original green cloth-covered boards. Front board and spine lettered and decorated in orange and black. Illustrated throughout with black & white photography. Boards lightly rubbed... (read more)

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The Little House
The Little House
by Virginia Lee Burton
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. 25 x 23 cm., 40pp. First edition. Bound in turquoise paper over boards decorated in white; color illustrations throughout. Binding worn at extremities with some fraying to the cloth; spine faded with a few short... (read more)

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The Square Book of Animals
The Square Book of Animals
by William Nicholson
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[London: Scholar Press, 1979] Accordion style pamphlet, with 12 woodcuts of animals. Wraps worn, plates with pin-holes through top edge, not affecting images. Three plates with closed tears at top, not affecting images. 1/4" loss at bottom edge of first... (read more)

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Little Girl of Nineteen Hundred 1st Edition
Little Girl of Nineteen Hundred 1st Edition
by Lois Lenski
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co. 1928 1st Edition 218pp; fully bound in red cloth with pictorial pastedown to front board and spine label. Pictorial endpapers,Tri color frontis with tissue guard, illustrated throughout by the author with black and white... (read more)

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Silver Wings
Silver Wings
by Raoul Whitfield
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1941. Reprint. Blue cloth stamped in navy blue & white, decorated endpapers. 234pp. Black & white illustrations by Frank Dobias. Spine lightly sunned, mild bumping to corners, some soiling to front board. A good copy without a... (read more)

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Nancy Drew Mystery Stories The Password to Larkspur Lane 1st Edition
Nancy Drew Mystery Stories The Password to Larkspur Lane 1st Edition
by Carolyn Keene
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap 1933 1933A 1st Edtion 1st printing; 220 pp.; Copyright page reads "First Printing. August, 1932 Second Printing, September, 1932 Revised and Enlarged Edition First Printing, September, 1933"; top edge dyed red; silhoutte... (read more)

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Ver Beck's Bears in Mother Goose-Land
Ver Beck's Bears in Mother Goose-Land
by Frank Ver Beck and Hanna Rion
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New York: George H. Doran Company, [no date]. Quarto, 22 x 26.5 cm, unpaginated. Bound in illustrated paper over boards with gray cloth backstrip (no title to the spine) and a color illustration plate affixed to the front board; color illustrations... (read more)

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Whistle Down the Wind 1st Edition
Whistle Down the Wind 1st Edition
by Mary Hayley Bell
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., (1959). Octavo, 13.5 x 19 cm. 174pp. First US edition. Original orange cloth, spine stamped in black. In a price-clipped dust jacket. Black & white illustrations by Oven Edwards. The basis of the 1961 film and, later... (read more)

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The Boy Scouts Year Book
The Boy Scouts Year Book
by Franklin K. Mathiews
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New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1925. Quarto, 20 x 26 cm, 248pp. First edition thus. Bound in red cloth over boards with color illustration plate affixed to the front board. Boards lightly rubbed and edgeworn corners mildly bumped. Pages toned; text... (read more)

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Strange Disappearance of Arthur Cluck Signed 1st Edition
Strange Disappearance of Arthur Cluck Signed 1st Edition
by Nathaniel Benchley and Arnold Lobel
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New York: Harper & Row, (1967). Octavo, 14.5 x 21.5 cm. 64 pp. First edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated 1967 on the first free endpaper by Nathaniel Benchley. Publisher's glazed paper over boards. Illustrations in color throughout. In a dustjacket... (read more)

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The Scarlet Slipper Mystery: Nancy Drew 32 1st Edition
The Scarlet Slipper Mystery: Nancy Drew 32 1st Edition
by Carolyn Keene
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1954). Octavo, 13 x 19 cm, 214pp. First edition, second printing (Farah 1954 D-1). Bound in blue paper over boards printed in dark blue, with blue silhouette on the front board; blue topstain; "digger" endpapers. Boards... (read more)

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Katy Kruse at the Seaside
Katy Kruse at the Seaside
by Eleanor Farjeon
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London: George G Harrap and Company Limited (1932). Quarto 22.5 x 27.3cm. 32pp. Paper over boards backed in blue buckram. 12 color plates. Corners heavily rubbed. Chip in front cover. Front and rear boards have a crack along the middle. Soiling and... (read more)

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The Youth's Companion, Volume LIX, Numbers 1-52
The Youth's Companion, Volume LIX, Numbers 1-52
by Perry Mason and Co.
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Boston: Perry Mason & Co. 1886. Elephant folio 52 issues bound half leather with gilt on the spine brown cloth covered boards 544 pages numerous illustrations & interesting ads. Both hinges are broken wear at the head & tail of the spine & along the... (read more)

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Dog in the Tapestry Garden
Dog in the Tapestry Garden
by Dorothy P. Lathrop
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New York: Macmillan Company, 1962. 8vo, 21.5 x 16 cm. 42 pp. Second printing, 1963. Macmillan Master Library edition in red cloth-covered boards. Front board decorated in black and white. Front and rear boards and spine lettered in black. Prelims printed... (read more)

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The Gray Whale Derelict (Submarine Chums)
The Gray Whale Derelict (Submarine Chums)
by Sherwood Dowling
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New York: The New York Book Company, (1915). Octavo, 13 x 20 cm, 169pp. 1st edition. Light green cloth stamped in black and red. Cloth rubbed and lightly soiled, and worn at the extremities; spine toned; pages toned with a few scattered smudges; pencil... (read more)

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More about Genevieve Gertrude
More about Genevieve Gertrude
by Mariel Brady
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1934) 8vo., viii, (2), 275pp. Green cloth with title to front board & spine in gilt, top edge stained blue. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated dustjacket. Binding lightly faded along extremities, name & address in pencil on... (read more)

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Talking Play Time Clock Book
Talking Play Time Clock Book
by anonymous
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[Printed in Japan: No Date] Illustrated paper over cardboard. 8 scenarios. With one clock at the rear with moveable hands. With 3 of the original 4 sound making devices bound between boards. Front board creased; light wear & age-toning to paper covered... (read more)

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Lona: A Fairy Tale
Lona: A Fairy Tale
by Dare Wright
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New York: Random House, (1963). Folio, 26 x 32 cm, unpaginated. Glossy illustrated paper over boards; lamination beginning to peel at the joints; boards rubbed and edgeworn. Some internal staining to the boards from the paste-down glue; previous owner's... (read more)

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Sculptor Caught Napping
Sculptor Caught Napping
by Jane E Cook
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London: J.M. Dent & Co. 1899. Oblong 17x26cm. Blue cloth with design in white illustrated. Lower corner missing from the ffep frontis has creases front matter foxed binding shaken. Illustrations with tissue guards in good condition. Fair.... (read more)

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