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The Glorious Christmas Soup Party

By Hale, Linda

New York: The Viking Press, 1962. Hardcover. Fair/Fair. Linda Hale. 12mo. 38 pages. hardcover in green illustrated dust jacket. DJ has edge-wear. A 1.5 inch tear on top edge of rear cover. There is a water mark ring on front cover, as well as small tears at upper edge of DJ. Spine is toned. Prior owner's name written on front pastedown and half title page. Illustrated endpapers. Text has occasional smudges.

$6.00

A Jaunt Through Java. The Story of a Journey to the Sacred Mountain by Two American Boys

By Ellis, Edward S.

New York: A. L. Burt, Publisher, 1888. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 265 pages. Hardcover bound in light brown cloth with cover designs embossed in black. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. The corners are a little bumped. A sound copy and clean within. Illustrated frontis. There is an 1895 Christmas gift inscription on the front flyleaf.

$10.00

Elsie; or Do What Good You Can

By Wilbur, Mrs. R. M.

Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1882. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo. 204 pages. Hardcover bound in burnt sienna cloth. Some rubbing and wear to the binding. Some soiling to the binding from normal handling. The cloth on the headcap of the spine is a little chipped or abraded. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Although the copyright page clearly states 1882, there is a pencil gift inscription on the front flyleaf which seems to be 1880.

$15.00

Tweetsie Adventure
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Tweetsie Adventure

By Lentz, Alice Boggs

Johnson City, TN: Overmountain Press, 1995. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Fine. Oblong quarto. Slim hardback bound in green and blue glossy paper-covered boards. SIGNED by the author on the title page. A fresh, clean copy. First Edition, second printing with a "2" on the number line.

$18.50

Cleo for Short

By Atkinson, Brooks

New York: Howell, Soskin, & Co, 1940. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 12mo. 31 pages. Hardcover with brown illustrated dust jacket. DJ is wrinkled/torn on the lower edge of the front cover. Headcap has some tearing/chipping. Occasional dampstains. Foxing/toning at gutters. Prior owner's name written on front flyleaf. Text has some toning, is otherwise sound.

$12.50

Pelle's New Suit
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Pelle's New Suit

By Beskow, Elsa

New York: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. Eulalie. 12mo. Unpaginated. Slim hardcover bound in quarter cloth with orange paper-covered boards. Moderate wear to the binding. A sound copy with clean text. Color illustrations.

$12.50

Kentucky Frontiersmen: The Adventures of Henry Ware, Hunter and Border Fighter
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Kentucky Frontiersmen: The Adventures of Henry Ware, Hunter and Border Fighter

By Joseph A. Altsheler; Nathaniel Kenton

Nashville, Tennessee: Voyageur Publishing Co., Inc., 1988. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Todd Doney. 8vo. 252 pages. Hardcover with a green pictorial dust jacket. A fresh, clean copy. Adventure novel with frontier Kentucky as a setting. Originally published in 1906. Revised edition edited by Nathaniel Kenton.

$10.00

There Were Giants

By Adams, Kathleen; [and] Frances Elizabeth Atchinson

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1929. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Lois Lenski. 12mo. 234 pages. Hardcover bound in green and black cloth. The binding shows some rubbing and wear. There is a small glass ring on the front cover. There is some cracking to the gutter between the decorative front flyleaf and the second, blank, front flyleaf. The second front flyleaf has two separate owner's inscriptions. The book itself is sound, and the text has some occasional smudge marks from handling. Scarce.

$85.00

The How Book of Scouting. A Compilation by the Editorial Service of effective helps and hints in conducting Troops, gleaned fro the experience of the whole field.

By Boy Scouts of America

New York: Boy Scouts of America, 1938. Third Edition . Hardcover. Good. 16mo. 627 pages. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Some rubbing and wear to the binding, which has a few pale spots. Corners bumped, and the gilt on the front cover and spine are dulled. Pastedowns browned. Owner's inscription on the front pastedown. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Text is clean.

$11.50

The Mystery at the Moss-Covered Mansion, Nancy Drew Mystery Stories

By Keene, Carolyn

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 215 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth with cover designs on front board in dark blue. Blue illustrated endpapers. The dust jacket has been placed in protective mylar sleeve. DJ has some edge-wear, small tears. The last title on the back of the book jacket is "The Mystery of the Bamboo Bird" and it's for the Dana Girls Mystery Stories. The last title on the front jacket flap is for the Nancy Drew series and the title is "The Mystery of the Fire Dragon," which was published in 1961. Pages 16-17 have some foxing.

$12.50

The Bungalow Mystery, Nancy Drew Mystery Stories

By Keene, Carolyn

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1959. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 12mo. 204 pages. Hardcover bound in blue paper with the title and illustration in blue. Colour illustrated dust jacket has been placed in protective mylar sleeve. DJ has some edge-wear, with the rear cover being rubbed and some tears and chipping at the spine ends. There is about a 2 inch tear at the top of the front panel of the jacket near the spine, along with a chip. The last title on the front jacket flap is for the Nancy Drew series and the title is "The Secret of the Golden Pavilion," which was published in 1959. Illustrated endpapers. The front flyleaf is clipped.

$12.50

The Vanishing Shadow, A Judy Bolton Mystery

By Sutton, Margaret

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 218 pages. Hardcover bound in red cloth with the original dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket is rubbed and worn but sound. Secure inner hinges. Text is generally clean, although the last leaf for pages 217 / 218 is creased along the fore edge and through some of the text. The last title on the inner front flap of the jacket is "The Black Cat's Clue," which was published in 1952. The rear inner flap lists Nancy Drew titles with the last title being "The Mystery of the Ski Jump.

$6.00

The Ghost Parade, A Judy Bolton Mystery

By Sutton, Margaret

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 217 pages. Hardcover bound in green cloth with the original dust jacket, now in mylar. Jacket spine is white. The jacket is rubbed and worn. Secure inner hinges. Text is browned. The last title on the inner front flap of the jacket is "The Secret of the Barred Window," which was published in 1943. The rear inner flap lists Dana Girls Mystery Stories with the last title being "The Portrait in the Sand." The title page notes that this was "produced under wartime conditions" (World War Two).

$10.00

The Haunted Attic, A Judy Bolton Mystery

By Sutton, Margaret

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 12mo. 212 pages. Hardcover bound in red cloth with the original dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket is rubbed and worn. The book shows light wear with secure inner hinges. Text is generally clean. The last title on the inner front flap of the jacket is "The Black Cat's Clue," which was published in 1952. The rear inner flap lists Nancy Drew titles with the last title being "The Mystery of the Ski Jump.

$6.00

Dido the Dancing Bear: His Many Adventures
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Dido the Dancing Bear: His Many Adventures

By Barnum, Richard

New York, Newark: Barse and Co, 1916. Hardcover. Very Good. C. P. Bluemlein. 12mo. 120 pages. Hardcover in green cloth with illustrations in black on front cover. Binding is rubbed, with some scuffs on rear cover. Spine is sunned. Bumping at headcap/foot of spine. Small notation written on front flyleaf. Text lightly toned at edges.

$8.00

Mrs. Leicester's School, or the History of Several Young Ladies, Related by Themselves

By Lamb, Charles and Mary

George Town (Georgetown): Published by Joseph Milligan; W. Cooper, Printer, 1811. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 16mo. 165 pages. Hardcover bound in original full leather. Complete with the frontis copperplate engraving (which is worn with a horizontal tear into the image and with a chip on the fore edge, affecting the image). The binding is worn but sound. Hinges secure. Corners bumped. The binding shows some old scuffing and wear but is quite sturdy. The front pastedown and flyleaf have a couple of incomplete early child's sketches. There is an early owner's inscription at the top of the title page which reads, "For my dear Ellen from her aunt EMMA." Ellen and Emma were with the Mordecai family of Virginia and North Carolina. First American Edition.

$150.00

Treatise on the Physiological and Moral Management of Infancy

By Combe, Andrew; (Notes by John Bell, M.D.)

Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1840. Second Edition. . Hardcover. Good. 12mo. (xii), 307, (4) pages. Hardcover bound in green cloth. The binding shows rubbing and wear with bumped corners. Paper label on the spine is chipped. Front inner hinge is open and holding by the cords. There are 12 pages of advertisements of other books before the title page; one sheet containing four pages at the front is detached but present. Contents browned and foxed. The bulk of the text block is sound.

$40.00

What You Know First [SIGNED]

By MacLachlan, Patricia

N.p.: Joanna Cotler Books / HarperCollins, 1995. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Barry Moser. Oblong 8vo. Unpaginated. SIGNED hardcover, in black, green, and white illustrated dust jacket. DJ is in protective mylar sleeve. Barry Moser has signed the title page. Remainder mark on bottom edge ; otherwise text is clean and sound.

$13.50

We Are Thy Children

By Lenski, Lois; Bulla, Clyde Robert

New York: Thomas Y Crowell Company, 1952. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Oblong quarto. 32 pages, indexed. Hardcover in blue cloth.EX-LIBRARY book with full markings. Binding has some damp stains Tape residue on covers where library label pastedown was on spine. Date due paper pasted down to flyleaf. Library stamp on front pastedown and flyleaf. Illustrated endpapers. Card pocket glued to rear pastedown. Text is clean and sound.

$15.00

William; Or the Converted Romanist

By Kidder, Daniel P.

New York: Lane & Scott, 1851. Hardcover. Good. 24mo. 105 pages. Hardcover bound in quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards. The binding is worn and bumped. The text is foxed and has some brown stains. Pencil scribbilng on the endpapers. A sound copy. Translated from the French by Daniel Kidder.

$15.00

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