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image of Flying Against Times or Ted Scott Breaking the Ocean to Ocean Record

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. Hardcover. Illustration by Walter S. Rogers. Small 8vo. Red cloth with black and gold lettering and decoration, pictorial dust jacket. vi, 214pp, (4pp ads). Frontispiece. Fine/very good. Jacket a bit edgeworn and faintly age toned. Absolutely lovely, tight first edition of the ninth title in the popular 20-volume "Ted Scott Flying Stories" series… Read more
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Tom Slade: Boy Scout of the Moving Pictures

by FITZHUGH, Percy K.

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Published
n.y.
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$55.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, n.y.. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Pale green cloth with black-bordered brown letters, pictorial dust jacket. 206pp, (4pp ads). Frontispiece, full-page plates, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/very good. Faint jacket edgewear only. Superb, tight later printing of the first title (published 1915) in the 18-volume "Tom Slade Series" (1915-29), illustrated with scenes from the 1915 silent film… Read more
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Tom Stetson on the Trail of the Lost Tribe

by CUTLER, John Henry

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Published
1948
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$55.00

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Racine: Whitman Publishing Company, 1948. Hardcover. Illustrations by Ursula Koering. Small 8vo. Tan paper over boards with orange and white lettering and pictorial stamping, pictorial dust jacket. 248pp, (2pp ads). Frontispiece, 16 line drawings, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/near fine. Text block mildly age toned as usual. An exceptionally bright and tight copy of the second volume (#2341) in the… Read more
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The Mark on the Door

by DIXON, Franklin W.

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Published
1934
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$35.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1934. Hardcover. Illustrations by J. Clemens Gretta. Small 8vo. Tan tweed paper over boards with brown lettering and decoration, pictorial dust jacket. 219pp. Frontispiece, orange pictorial endpapers. Near fine/very good. Quite mild jacket edgewear. A handsome and tight later (1950) printing of #13 in the popular "Hardy Boys" series. CARPINTIERI 1950A-21.
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The X Bar X Boys on Big Bison Trail

by FERRIS, James Cody

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Published
1927
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$50.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927. Hardcover. Illustrations by Walter S. Rogers. Small 8vo. Grey cloth with black spine lettering and black-bordered brown front board lettering, pictorial dust jacket. iv, 216pp, (4pp ads). Frontispiece. Near fine/near fine. Faintest hint of jacket edgewear and age toning; front flyleaf ownership signature. Tight and quite handsome early printing of the fourth volume… Read more
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Rip Foster Rides the Gray Planet

by SAVAGE, Blake

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Published
1952
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$150.00

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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, 1952. Hardcover. Illustrations by E. Deane Cate. Small 8vo. Pale blue paper over boards with light and dark blue pictorial stamping, pictorial dust jacket. 250pp, (2pp ads). Line drawings, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/near fine. Faintest bit of minor jacket edgewear. A spectacular, tight and handsome first edition (#2304) of Harold L. Goodwin's pseudonymously-published young… Read more
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image of Tom Fairfield's School Days or The Chums of Elwood Hall

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New York: Cupples & Leon Company, n.y.. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Pale blue cloth with dark blue lettering and dark blue and orange pictorial stamping. 206pp, (4pp ads). Frontispiece. Very good/very good. Faint inoffensive abrasion on front pastedown (likely from former bookplate); jacket a bit edgeworn and lightly age toned, with a few small edge chips -- but complete and… Read more
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$75.00
image of The Bird Boys' Aeroplane Wonder or Young Aviators on a Cattle Ranch

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Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, 1914. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Tan cloth with black lettering and black and red pictorial stamping, pictorial dust jacket. 252pp, (6pp ads). Frontispiece. Near fine/very good. Abrasion on front flyleaf; jacket a bit edgeworn, with several miniscule edge chips. Quite tight and nice later printing of the fifth and final title in the 5-volume "Bird… Read more
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The Bobbsey Twins at School

by HOPE, Laura Lee

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Published
1913
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$50.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1913. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Light green cloth with dark green lettering and rules and color plate to front board, pictorial dust jacket. 216pp, (4pp ads). Frontispiece. Near fine/very good. Jacket lightly edgeworn and a bit age toned. A tight and nice first edition of the fourth title in the 72-volume "Bobbsey Twins" series (1904-79).… Read more
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Touchdown!

by SHERMAN, Harold M.

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Published
1927
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Red mesh cloth with black lettering and graphic, pictorial dust jacket. 229pp, (2pp ads). Frontispiece, 3 full-page plates. Near fine/very good. Jacket a bit rubbed and edgeworn, with several edge chips -- but complete and fairly attractive nonetheless. Quite tight and lovely first edition of the third in the 10-volume… Read more
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Tom Swift and His Sky Train

by APPLETON, Victor

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Published
n.y.
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$75.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, n.y.. Hardcover. Orange mesh cloth with black lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 218pp, (2pp ads). Frontispiece, orange pictorial endpapers. Fine/very good. Minor jacket edgewear only -- bright and fresh. A handsome early (likely 1932) tight and lovely printing of the thirty-fourth volume (originally published 1931) in the 38-volume "Tom Swift Series" (1910-35). Ad at rear… Read more
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Tom Swift and His Motor Boat

by APPLETON, Victor

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Published
n.y.
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, n.y.. Hardcover. Tan quad cloth with black and red lettering and pictorial stamping, pictorial dust jacket. iv, 212pp, (8pp ads). Frontispiece. Near fine/near fine. Nonauthorial 1926 gift inscription on front flyleaf. Superbly tight, handsome 1926 printing of the second title (originally published 1910) in the 38-volume "Tom Swift Series" (1910-35). Ad at rear and… Read more
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Deering of Deal or The Spirit of the School

by GRISWOLD, Latta

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Published
1913
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$45.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1913. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Orange cloth with gold-bordered brown lettering and black, green and brown pictorial stamping. 317pp, (6pp ads). Frontispipece, 7 called-for full-page plates. Very good. Mild binding edgewear; contemporary ownership signature on front flyleaf; old but neat and strong rear inner hinge reinforcement. A tight and attractive second printing (first published 1912)… Read more
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Abe Lincoln Grows Up

by SANDBURG, Carl

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Published
1954
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$17.50

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1954. Hardcover. Illustrations by Al Schmidt. 8vo. Tan cloth with black lettering and black and brown pictorial stamping. 217pp. Line drawings. Very good. Tight and nice later printing of these excerpts (first published 1926 with James Daugherty illustrations) of the opening chapters from Sandburg's "Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years," intended for a juvenile readership.… Read more
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What Was It Like? Abraham Lincoln

by WEINBERG, Lawrence

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780516095516
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$25.00

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N.p.: Children's Press Choice, 1988. Hardcover. Illustrations by Alex Bloch. Small 8vo. Pictorial paper over boards. 48pp. Numerous full-page illustrations. Fine. Pristine first edition of this volume in the"What Was It Like?" series of juvenile biographies.
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The Buffalo Trace

by EIFERT, Virginia S.

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Published
1955
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$25.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1955. Hardcover. Illustrations by Manning de V. Lee. Small 4to. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. xii, 193pp. Frontispiece, full-page illustrations. Fine/near fine. Ownership name/address on front pastedown of noted Wisconsin architect Joseph J. Weiler (1904-86). Sharp and bright later (11th) printing of this popular young adult "Story of… Read more
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Oft-Told Tales of Lincoln

by WINCHESTER, Mollie C.

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Published
1944
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Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co, 1944. Hardcover. Illustrations by Marguerite M. Jones. 8vo. Light blue cloth with dark blue lettering and rules and large color plate to front board, pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. 190pp. Color frontispiece, illustrations, numerous small line drawings, 11 full-page color plates, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/very good. Jacket edgeworn, with chip at head of spine. Attractive… Read more
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Abraham Lincoln

by COURTENAY, Calista McCabe

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Published
1917
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$20.00

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Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, 1917. Hardcover. Illustrations by A.M. Turner and Harriet Kaucher. Small 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. 96pp. Color frontispiece, line drawings. full-page color plates. Very good. Mildly edgeworn and a tad rubbed. A tight and decent copy of this title in the "Makers of American History" series. This publisher does not indicate edition in… Read more
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Lincoln and Douglas: The Years of Decision

by KELLY, Regina Z.

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Published
1954
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New York: Random House, 1954. Hardcover. Illustrations by Clifford Geary. 8vo. Light green cloth with green and brown lettering and decoration, pictorial dust jacket. 184pp, (2pp ads). Line drawings, pictorial endpapers. Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear. A tight and handsome later printing of volume 44 in the "Landmark Books" juvenile series.
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Elizabeth for Lincoln

by McNICOL, Jacqueline Morrell

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Published
1960
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New York: Longmans, Green and Co, 1960. Hardcover. Illustrations by Tom O'Sullivan. Small 8vo. Burgundy cloth with black spine lettering and graphic, pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. 119pp, (1p). Line drawings. Near fine/very good. Jacket a tad edgeworn and rubbed, with couple edge chips at bottom of front panel. Quite tight and nice first edition of this juvenile fiction about… Read more
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