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The sultan's perfect tree

by Yolen, Jane

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Scraps of American History
Published
1977
Edition
Not stated
ISBN
9780819308641
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$25.00

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Unpaginated, beautifully illustrated with full page and part-page color illustrations. A sultan who is obsessed with perfection find himself daunted by an autumn tree. Illustrated boards with white titles on front cover and spine, blue end papers. Light edge wear with minor bumping of corners and spine ends, small scuffs to cover, crease at top of spine, interior pages bright… Read more
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A Dog of Flanders

by De La Rame, Louise

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Scraps of American History
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated
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$10.00

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Chicago: A. Flanagan Company. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 70 pages, with study guide and word list, illustrated with black and white plates. A sentimental story of an orphan boy and his beloved dog. Illustrated green cloth binding with darker green titles on front cover. Cover is a little stained and tanned, shows a bit of edge wear,… Read more
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$10.00
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Is There a Santa Claus?

by Church, Francis Pharcellus

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Scraps of American History
Published
1934
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated
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$12.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., 1934. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/poor. Unpaginated, illustrated with handsome blue border and black and white photos and drawings. The answer to Virginia O'Hanlon's question in the famous editorial of the New York Sun. Also a foreword by William T. DeWart and a message from Mrs. Virginia O'Hanlon Douglas. Blue paper spine over… Read more
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$12.00
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Julie Finds a Friend

by Schenk, Julie Wyatt

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Scraps of American History
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second edition
ISBN
9780963563705
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$10.00

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Hattiesburg, Missouri: The American Design Company, 1993. Second edition. Oversized Paperback. Very Good/No jacket. Wyatt, Mildred. Unpaginated, illustrated with color drawings. Beautifully illustrated and charming story about a little girl's journey through a forest in search of friends. Includes a glossary of flowers. Light yellow illustrated wraps with black titles on front cover and spine. Very light wear… Read more
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$10.00
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Cathy

by Johnson, Siddie Joe

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Scraps of American History
Published
1945
Condition
Good
Edition
Third printing
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: Longmans, Green and Co., Inc., 1945. Third printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Baker, Mary Lee. 146 pages, illustrated with black and white plates. A little girl with a vivid imagination discovers ghostly secrets in her attic. Tan cloth binding with brown titles on spine, illustrated green end papers. Cover soiled and spotted with edge wear, corners and… Read more
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$100.00
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C. W. Anderson's Favorite Horse Stories

by Anderson, C. W.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1969
Condition
Good
Edition
Fourth Printing
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$15.00

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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1969. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 192 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. Over twenty stories and poems about horses on the farm, with kids, and on the racetrack. Illustrated boards with yellow and black titles on front cover and spine. A little edge wear, corners and spine ends… Read more
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The Marvelous Catch of Old Hannibal

by Amoss, Berthe

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Scraps of American History
Published
1970
Condition
Good +
Edition
Not stated
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$10.00

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New York: Parents' Magazine Press, 1970. Not stated. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. Unnumbered pages, with beautiful water color style illustrations on every page. A fisherman tells a tall tale to a young boy who asks him how his day of fishing went. Blue illustrated binding with titles, dark blue end papers. Light edge wear, cover… Read more
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$10.00
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Our American Heroes

by Cummings, Alison E.

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Scraps of American History
Published
1952
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated
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$12.00

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New York: Saml. Gabriel Sons & Company, 1952. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Unpaginated, illustrated with two-color drawings. A lively look at American history before the 20th century. All stamps affixed in their proper places. Yellow illustrated boards with red and blue titles on front cover and black titles on spine, green end papers. Cover a bit scrubbed… Read more
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$12.00
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Who Is Carrie?

by Collier, James Lincoln and Christopher Collier

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Scraps of American History
Published
1984
Condition
Good
Edition
First printing
ISBN
9780385292955
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$10.00

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New York: Delacorte Press, 1984. First printing. Hardcover. Good/good. 158 pages. Ex-library. One of a series about a young African American woman who is a slave in Revolutionary America. She finds herself in the home of President George Washington during changing times. Red coth spine over black boards, gilt titles on spine. A little spotting of cover, light… Read more
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$10.00
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Summerfield Farm

by Black, Mary Martin

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Scraps of American History
Published
1951
Condition
Fair
Edition
First edition
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$100.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/poor. Dennis, Wesley. 143 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. A delightful collection of animal tales set on a beautiful farm nestled in the hills near the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Quarter green cloth over yellow boards with laughing ducks illustration on front cover and green titles… Read more
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$100.00
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The Mouldy

by Mayne, William

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Scraps of American History
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition, as stated
ISBN
9780394862118
Item Price
$14.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Bayley, Nicola. Unpaginated, illustrated with beautiful color images and elaborate drawings to frame the text. Talitha, the daughter of the king, sets out to defeat a terrible monster that is threatening the peace of the great garden of the world. Illustrated brown boards with… Read more
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$14.00
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Insects, A Close-up Look

by Seymour, Peter

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Scraps of American History
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Not stated
ISBN
9780027821208
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$12.00

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New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1984. Not stated. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. Helmer, Jean Cassels. Unpaginated pop-up and tab book. Paper engineering by John Strejan. A fascinating description for children of insects and their life cycles. All pop-ups and tabs intact. Green illustrated boards with black titles on front cover and spine. Very minor wear to cover with… Read more
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$12.00
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Me and the Reluctant Robin

by Alston, Edith

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Scraps of American History
Published
1974
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated, probable first
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$15.00

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The Symphonette Press and Me-Books Publishing Company, 1974. Not stated, probable first. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Martin, Diane. 30 pgs., color illustrations with typed-style text. One of a kind story written especially for a child, Kenny Vance, that tells how he and his friends helped bring the robin and spring back. Illustrated boards with white titles. … Read more
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Better Homes and Gardens Second Story Book

by O'Connor, Betty

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Scraps of American History
Published
1952
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated176 pages, illustrated with color drawings. A collect
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$15.00

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Des Moines, Iowa: Meredith Publishing Company, 1952. Not stated176 pages, illustrated with color drawings. A collection of many well-known tales from writers such as Aesop, Kipling, Kingsley and Pyle. Illustrated cloth binding with black and white lettering on front cover and spine. Spine faded, some edgewear, most of illustration and lettering on front cover bright with… Read more
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The Boy Scout Electricians

by Ralphson, Scout Master G. Harvey

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Scraps of American History
Published
1913
Condition
Good
Edition
Not stated
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$12.00

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Chicago: M. A. Donohue, 1913. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 251 pages plus advertising, illustrated with black and white frontispiece. A group of Boy Scouts head for the Wild West to help the Secret Service capture a gang of train robbers. Green illustrated cloth binding with black and white titles on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers.… Read more
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Nelson's Story Book for Children

by Anonymous

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Scraps of American History
Published
c. 1935
Condition
Good +
Edition
Not stated
Item Price
$40.00

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London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., c. 1935. Not stated. Hardcover. Good +/No jacket. 95 heavy paper pages, illustrated with color plates and black and white drawings. A collection of stories for children, some traditional and some that are very original. Quarter decorated red cloth over decorated boards, black titles on front cover and spines. Some fading of… Read more
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$40.00
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Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

by Field, Rachel

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Scraps of American History
Published
1031
Condition
Good
Edition
Later printing
Item Price
$15.00

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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1031. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Lathrop, Dorothy P.. 207 pages, illustrated with charming black and white drawings and plates and color frontispiece. The adventures of a small wooden doll. Decorative cloth binding with illustrated title pastedown with black titles. Ink mark on pastedown, wear and spotting of cover, corners and spine ends… Read more
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Little Men

by Alcott, Louisa May

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Scraps of American History
Published
1928
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$15.00

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Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1928. Reprint. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Burd, Clara M.. 349 pages, illustrated with color plates. The further adventures of the March family with Jo in her element as mistress of a school for boys. Orange cloth "Hercules" binding with black line drawing and orange titles on front cover and black titles on spine,… Read more
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McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader

by Multiple Authors

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Scraps of American History
Published
1879
Condition
Good
Edition
Revised
Item Price
$15.00

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Cincinnati, Ohio: Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co., 1879. Revised. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 256 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. A collection of stories and poetry with articulation and punctuation. Quarter leather over tan illustrated boards with black titles, gilt titles on spine. A little wear to spine cover and gilt, scuffs and spotting of boards, which are… Read more
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$15.00
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Victoria Josephine

by Baker, Margaret

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Scraps of American History
Published
1936
Condition
Poor
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$20.00

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Poor/No jacket. Baker, Mary. Unpaginated, illustrated with gorgeous silhouette drawings. The adventures of an antique doll that wanted to see the world. Blue cloth binding with black titles on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers. Some staining and edge wear to cover, spotting, corners and spine ends… Read more
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$20.00