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Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle; or, Fun and Adventures on the Road (#1)

By: Appleton Victor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910-01-01

Seller ID: 180411002

Condition: 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. Good+, in a 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 rubbing, age-toning, small closed tears and some minor wrinkles (on the rear panel) to original DJ - now in mylar. Gift inscription to previous owner on inside front cover. All pages are clean and crisp but the ffep and the following tw... View more info

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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

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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

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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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The X Bar X Boys on Big Bison Trail

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

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1927-01-01

Seller ID: 180216001

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, 1927 copyright (actually printed around 1939 - see description) Grosset & Dunlap 216 pages plus 4 pages of ads for other boys series. Very Good, in a Good+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to Red cloth boards with black titles - corners have faint bumps and there is one small bump and abrasion to the top edge of the front panel. Moderate shelf/edge wear, a touch of dust soiling and minor chipping to original DJ - now in mylar. Endpaper illustrations by J. Clemens Gretta. Book illustrations by Walter S. Rodgers. Rear inside cover has the bookstamp of the famous Hudson's Departm... View more info

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The X Bar X Boys In Thunder Canyon

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

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1926-01-01

Seller ID: 180224002

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover with scarce DJ, 1926 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. 2nd of 21 adventures of brothers Roy and Teddy Manley in th... View more info

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Ben and Me

By: Lawson, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1939-01-30

Seller ID: 181027008

ISBN: 0316517321

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, 1939, Third Printing, Little Brown & Company, 114 pages. Very Good+, in a Very Good Dust Jacket. NOT EX LIBRARY. Tan cloth boards with brown titles... Just a touch of shelf/edge wear and soiling - illustrated end- papers. All interior pages are tight, intact, and unmarked, with some age-toning. No prior owner marks. Illustrated Dust Jacket shows moderate shelf/edge wear, soiling and sun-fading with a few tiny chips along top edge and one small closed tear at bottom of front - now in mylar. Many elaborate B&W illustrations enhance this charming history of Benjamin Franklin, as t... View more info

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Roy Blakeley's Motor Caravan

By: Percy Fitzhugh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1921-01-01

Seller ID: 180219002

Condition: Good+


Hardcover, copyright date of 1921 on my copy (SEE Description) Grosset & Dunlap 202 pages (no ads at back of book). Good+, in a Good DJ. Moderate shelf/edge wear, moderate soiling to red cloth boards with dark mustard titles - corners lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear, soiling and chipping to original and unclipped DJ - now in mylar. Previous owner name and date of XMAS 1924 on FFEP. All pages are intact. No ads in the back of this book. Most firsts in this series had light olive/tan boards and the reprints had red cloth. I believe that the DJ is from a reprint edition and was married... View more info

The Cunning Little Vixen by Rudolf Tesnohlidek; Maurice Sendak; Tatiana Firku...

By: Rudolf Tesnohlidek; Maurice Sendak [Illustrator]; Tatiana Firkusny [Translator]; Maritza Morgan [Translator]; Robert T. Jones [Translator];

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux (T): 1985-10-01

Seller ID: D0-WI3A-DNFJ

ISBN: 0374133468

Condition: Used: Like New


Hardcover-Stated First Edition 1985 Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Fine in a Near Fine DJ, just a touch of shelf/edge wear to DJ-now in protective mylar, Green cloth boards with gilt titles-corners sharp...No notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp...ISBN-0374133468...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-17 View more info

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A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936-01-01

Seller ID: 150617001

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover, 1936 Charles Scribner's 125 pages. Very Good+, no jacket. Minor shelf/edge wear and a touch of rubbing to black cloth boards with gilt titles and color illustrated paste-down to the front panel-corners sharp. No previous owner markings-all pages are clean and crisp, deckled edges and illustrated endpapers that have a bit of darkening at the gutter. All illustrations are by Jessie Willcox Smith and all 9 color plates are present and intact. Handsome copy.LOC SSS-22 View more info

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Honey Bunch Her First Trip West

By: Thorndyke, Helen Louise

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928-01-01

Seller ID: 190209001

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, 1928 (actually 1934, see description) Grosset & Dunlap 184 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to red cloth boards with black spine titles and front cover pastedown that matches the DJ - corners sharp and pastedown is clean and vibrant. Minor shelf/edge wear and soiling to unclipped DJ. Spine of DJ is slightly soiled and darkened, previous owner wrote book 9 on the spine. DJ - now in mylar. Red topstain. No previous owner names or writing in the book - all pages are intact with a touch of age-toning. Previous owner had small doll cutouts of dresses and s... View more info