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Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1917-01-01

Seller ID: 180411003

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover with scarce DJ, 1910 copyright (actually printed around 1927 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 206 pages plus 13 pages of ads for other boys/girls series. Very Good+, in a Very Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to coarse woven Tan cloth boards (Quad design) with black titles and red accents - corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear, age-toning, and two chips (both at spine corners) to original DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. FFEP has a 4 digit number on the left side in the top corner. Illustrations for DJ and fron... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Sky Racer; or, The Quickest Flight on Record (The Tom Swift series)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911-01-01

Seller ID: 180411005

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with scarce DJ, 1911 copyright (actually printed around 1927 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 207 pages plus 11 pages of ads for other boys/girls series. Very Good, in a Very Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to coarse woven Tan cloth boards (Quad design) with black titles and red accents - corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear and some rubbing, age-toning, and chipping (rear panel) to original DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. FFEP has a 4 digit number on the left side in the top corner. Illustrations for DJ and ... View more info

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GENEVIEVE GERTRUDE Herself and Her Book

By: Brady, Mariel

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928-01-01

Seller ID: 190112007

Condition: Good+


Hardcover with original scarce DJ, Not Ex Library 1928, Grosset & Dunlap, 299 pages. Good+ in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to blue cloth boards with yellow titles and accents - corners lightly bumped. Green and white illustrated endpapers, yellow topstain and deckled edges. Partial remains of previous owner bookplate on the FFEP. Minor shelf/edge wear, chipping and dust soiling to original, scarce and unclipped color pictorial DJ - now in mylar. B&W frontispiece and three additional B&W full plate illustrations by C. D. Williams. Interior pages are intact, with a few small stains/smudges sc... View more info

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The Quest of the Missing Map

By: Carolyn Keene

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1942-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190111001

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, 1942 Grosset & Dunlap, 213 pages plus 2 pages promoting other Nancy Drew stories (last named is The Mystery at the Moss Covered Mansion)and 15 titles of Jane Abbott books for girls from G & D (last named is Red Robin). Very Good, in Good+ Dust Jacket. This is the 19th title in the popular Nancy Drew series - 1st edition (Farah 1942A-1). Blue cloth binding with orange stamped lettering [Format #5] and dark orange topstain. One tiny bump to the bottom front corner. Orange silhouettes on end papers. FFEP contains prior owner name, address and date of February 19, 1942 written in ink ... View more info

The Hidden Staircase [Nancy Drew Mystery Series]

By: Carolyn Keene

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers: 1930-01-01

Seller ID: 191211004

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, (Dust Jacket A, Format II per AXE) 1930 Grosset & Dunlap 206 pages. Very Good, in a Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to original blue cloth boards with orange silhouette of Nancy Drew on front cover and orange titles on spine - corners sharp. Mottling to spine cloth and slight shelf lean. Minor age-toning to a few pages. Orange silhouette endpapers and one glossy frontispiece. Moderate shelf/edge wear, dust soiling and a few closed tears to original DJ that still has vibrant colors. Previous owner used tape to reinforce the DJ at the flap seams. Tape has yellowed. DJ now in mylar. ... View more info

The Clue of the Broken Locket (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories # 11)

By: Carolyn Keene

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1934-01-01

Seller ID: 191211006

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, (Dust Jacket A, Format II per AXE) 1934 Grosset & Dunlap 219 pages. Very Good, in a Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to original blue cloth boards with orange silhouette of Nancy Drew on front cover and orange titles on spine - corners lightly bumped. Mottling to spine cloth and slight shelf lean. Minor age-toning to a few pages. Orange silhouette endpapers and one glossy frontispiece. Moderate shelf/edge wear, dust soiling and a few closed tears to original DJ that still has vibrant colors. DJ flap has a chip missing. Previous owner used tape to reinforce the DJ at the flap seams.... View more info

The Mystery at Lilac Inn

By: Carolyn Keene; Russell H. Tandy [Illustrator]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1930-01-01

Seller ID: 191211005

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, (Dust Jacket A, Format II per AXE) 1930 Grosset & Dunlap 200 pages. Very Good, in a Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to original blue cloth boards with orange silhouette of Nancy Drew on front cover and orange titles on spine - corners lightly bumped. Mottling to spine cloth and slight shelf lean. Minor age-toning to a few pages. Orange silhouette endpapers and one glossy frontispiece. Moderate shelf/edge wear, dust soiling and a few closed tears to original DJ that still has vibrant colors. Previous owner used tape to reinforce the DJ at the flap seams. Tape has yellowed. DJ now i... View more info

The Haunted Bridge (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories)

By: Carolyn Keene; Russell H. Tandy [Illustrator]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc.: 1937-01-01

Seller ID: 191211007

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, (Dust Jacket A, Format II per AXE) 1937 Grosset & Dunlap 220 pages. Very Good, in a Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to original blue cloth boards with orange silhouette of Nancy Drew on front cover and orange titles on spine - corners lightly bumped. Mottling to spine cloth and slight shelf lean. Minor age-toning to a few pages. Orange silhouette endpapers and one glossy frontispiece. Moderate shelf/edge wear, dust soiling and a few closed tears to original DJ that still has vibrant colors. Previous owner used tape to reinforce the DJ at the flap seams. Tape has yellowed. DJ now i... View more info

The Mystery Of The Brass Bound Trunk (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #17)

By: Carolyn Keene; Russell Tandy [Illustrator]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1940-01-01

Seller ID: 191211003

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, (Dust Jacket A, Format II per AXE) 1940 Grosset & Dunlap 220 pages. Very Good, in a Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to original blue cloth boards with orange silhouette of Nancy Drew on front cover and orange titles on spine - corners lightly bumped. Mottling to spine cloth. Minor age-toning to title page. Orange endpapers. Moderate shelf/edge wear, dust soiling and a few closed tears to original DJ that still has vibrant colors. Previous owner used tape to re-attach DJ flap after separation. Tape has yellowed but has been replaced with archival tape. DJ now in mylar. Some minor s... View more info

The Mystery of the Ivory Charm

By: Carolyn. Keene

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1936-01-01

Seller ID: 191211008

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, (Dust Jacket A, Format II per AXE) 1936 Grosset & Dunlap 216 pages. Very Good, in a Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to original blue cloth boards with orange silhouette of Nancy Drew on front cover and orange titles on spine - corners lightly bumped. Mottling to spine cloth and slight shelf lean. Minor age-toning to a few pages. Orange silhouette endpapers and one glossy frontispiece. Moderate shelf/edge wear, dust soiling and a few closed tears to original DJ that still has vibrant colors. Previous owner used tape to reinforce the DJ at the flap seams. Tape has yellowed. DJ now i... View more info

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The Radio Boys on the Pacific; or, Shipwrecked on an Unknown Island.

By: Chapman, Allen,; Glossy b/w frontis. [Illustrator]

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190112006

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1929, Grosset & Dunlap, 222 pages. This is the twelfth title in the popular series - Not Ex Library. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Foreword by Jack Binns. Illustrated by Walter Rogers. The last title on the rear DJ flap is this one. Blue cloth boards with dark titles on spine and grey-gold title, author and radio image outlined in black on front cover. Corners sharp with just a hint of wear. Minor shelf/edge wear to head and tail of spine, which is creased. Light soiling to edges of text block. Frontispiece on coated paper corresponds with action described on page 198. Inte... View more info

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The Water Babies,

By: Charles Kingsley; Maria L. Kirk [Illustrator]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1917-01-01

Seller ID: 190403014

Condition: Good


Hardcover, Stated Third Impression 1917 J.B. Lippincott Company 316 pages. Good, No DJ. Major shelf/edge wear, soiling, rubbing to dark red cloth boards with gilt titles and worn white illustration on the front cover - corners bumped and worn. All pages are intact, all 8 color plates are present and lightly foxed. this copy has been read and enjoyed by a few generations and is ready to be appreciated for a few more. Solid vintage copy with all plates present. LOC SSE-02 View more info

Heidi's Children (A Sequel to "Heidi Grows Up

By: Charles Tritten; Johanna Spyris (Trans.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1939-01-01

Seller ID: 191211009

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, 1939 Grosset & Dunlap 217 pages. Very Good, in a Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to original blue cloth boards with silver titles - corners sharp. Minor age-toning to a few pages. Red silhouette endpapers and one glossy color frontispiece. Moderate shelf/edge wear, dust soiling and a few closed tears to original DJ that still has vibrant colors. DJ now in mylar. Some minor soiling to textblock edges. Previous owner name on verso of FFEP in corner. Respectable vintage copy in DJ. LOC View more info

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THE X BAR X BOYS LOST IN THE ROCKIES. The X Bar X Boys Series No. 9.

By: Ferris, James Cody.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1930-01-01

Seller ID: 180224003

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover with scarce DJ, 1930 copyright (actually printed around 1940 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 216 pages plus 4 pages of ads for other boys series. Very Good+, in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to Red cloth boards with black titles - corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear, dust soiling and minor chipping to original DJ - now in mylar. Faded Green topstain. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp with age-toning. Endpaper illustrations by J. Clemens Gretta. Book illustrations by Walter S. Rodgers. 9th of 21 adventures of brothers Roy and Teddy Manley in t... View more info

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The X Bar X Boys at Nugget Camp

By: Ferris, James Cody; Walter S. Rogers [Illustrator]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928-01-01

Seller ID: 180222005

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover with scarce DJ, 1928 copyright (actually printed around 1940 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 216 pages plus 4 pages of ads for other boys series. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to Red cloth boards with black titles - corners sharp, one small dent to the top edge of the front panel. Minor shelf/edge wear, a touch of dust soiling and minor chipping to original DJ - now in mylar. Green topstain. Gift inscription on FFEP. Endpaper illustrations by J. Clemens Gretta. Book illustrations by Walter S. Rodgers. Sixth of 21 of adventures of brothers Roy and Teddy M... View more info

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Roy Blakeley's Elastic Hike

By: Fitzhugh, Percy K.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1926-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180219005

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1926 ( All ads on DJ match the current title) Grosset & Dunlap 218 pages, no ads in back of book. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear, soiling to red cloth boards with dark mustard titles - corners lightly bumped with a touch of wear to the tips. Minor shelf/edge wear and soiling to original and unclipped DJ, spine darkened on DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. This is the thirteenth book in the Roy Blakeley series. Illustrated by H. S. Barbour and cover art by Thomas Clarity. Percy Keese Fitzhugh (September 7, 187... View more info

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ROY BLAKELEY'S FUNNY-BONE HIKE. Roy Blakeley Series #10.

By: Fitzhugh, Percy Keese.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, (1923): 1923-01-01

Seller ID: 180219006

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, 1923 (copyright states 1923 but actual printing is 1927 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 210 pages plus 7 pages of ads for other series as well as this one. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear, dust soiling to dark red cloth boards with dark mustard titles - corners lightly bumped with a touch of wear to the tips. Minor shelf/edge wear and soiling to original and unclipped DJ, (chip missing from bottom of spine on the DJ, spine darkened on DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. This is the tenth book in the Roy Blakeley series. Il... View more info

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Roy Blakeley's Roundabout Hike.

By: Fitzhugh, Percy Keese.; Barbour, H.S. [Illustrator]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Publishers: 1927-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180219004

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1927 ( All ads match the current title) Grosset & Dunlap 237 pages plus 7 pages of ads for other series as well as this one. Very Good, in a Good+ DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear, soiling to dark brick red cloth boards with dark mustard titles - corners lightly bumped with a touch of wear to the tips. Moderate shelf/edge wear, soiling and chipping to original and unclipped DJ, (large chip missing from front panel) spine darkened on DJ - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean and crisp. This is the fourteenth book in the Roy Blakeley series. Illustra... View more info

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Roy Blakeley, Pathfinder. Roy Blakeley Series

By: Fitzhugh, Percy Keese; Black/white Illlustrations [Illustrator]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1920-01-01

Seller ID: 180411007

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with scarce DJ, 1920 copyright (actually printed around 1924 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 204 pages plus 6 pages of ads for other boys/girls series. Very Good, in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to Red cloth boards with mustard and black titles - corners sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear and dust soiling to original DJ, sunning to spine of original DJ - now in mylar. Previous owner name and address on FFEP. All pages are clean and crisp. Illustrations for DJ and frontispiece by H. Richard Boehm. Frontispiece is glossy and three internal illustration ar... View more info

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Volksy, The Little Yellow Car (A Rand McNally Elf Book)

By: Helen Wing; Mary Jane Chase [Illustrator]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1965-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190905021

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, First Edition 1965 Rand McNally & Company unpaginated. Very Good+, No DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to glossy illustrated boards - corners sharp with a touch of wear to the tips. Spine ends lightly bumped. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean, unmarked and lightly toned. Original illustrations by Mary Jane Chase. The adventures of Volksy after he is shipped to America to his new family. Very handsome vintage copy will last a few more generations. LOC SSS-09 View more info