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Adventure and Mystery

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...<b> Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys or, the Struggle for the Leadership  </b><br>, Arundel, Louis   [pseudonym of  George Rathborne]
1 Arundel, Louis [pseudonym of George Rathborne] ... Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys or, the Struggle for the Leadership

Chicago: M. A. Donahue & Company 1913. First Edition, First Printing. Motor Boat Boys Series #5.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Frontispiece, Illustration. 
Motor Boat Boys Series #5. A series of adventure books featuring six teen-aged boys and their adventures on various waterways.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, with loss of tip spine band. Three color front pictorial and spine decoration clean and vivid. Dust Jacket unclipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toned with small loss on edges. 231 pages with publisher adverts. 7 5/8 inches tall.

Not often seen, more-so with dust jacket.
 
Price: 145.00 USD

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....<b>Swords In The Dawn: The Story of the First Englishmen.</b><br>, Beaty, John
2 Beaty, John ....Swords In The Dawn: The Story of the First Englishmen.

New York and Toronto: Longmans, Green and CO., 1937.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Jacket.
 8 inches tall. 212 pages.
 Illustrations and dust jacket by Henry C. Pitz.
 
Orange cloth covered boards with black titles and decoration. Bindings square and tight. Text clean with toning. Minimal shelf wear. Decorated endpages. Dust jacket with price has wear with small loss edges. Protected in Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 24.00 USD
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...<b>Crusade.</b><br>, Byrne, Donn
3 Byrne, Donn ...Crusade.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1928.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Jacket.
 7.75 inches tall. 250 pages.
 Illustrations by Henry C. Pitz. including Jacket, and end-pages . 
Green cloth with black titles and decoration in red and black.

Bindings square and tight. Text clean, light even toning. Minor shelf wear. Dust jacket toned. Wear with small loss corners and spine tips. Spine sun-darkened. Protected in Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b>Frank Nelson in the Forecastle; or, the Sportsman's Club Among the Whalers.</b>, Castlemon, Harry
4 Castlemon, Harry ...Frank Nelson in the Forecastle; or, the Sportsman's Club Among the Whalers.
Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, [No date, inscription from 1883]. Hardcover,

 Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece and two plates. 
Brown cloth covered boards with spine titles stamped in gilt and black, front stamped in black and rear blind-stamped.
Bindings square with minor loosening to signatures. Shelf wear with open lower corners, rubs to spine tips. Spine darkened. Lower front corner faded. No evidence of water damage. Previous owner's name on front free end page.
7 inches tall. 332 pages.

 
Price: 12.00 USD

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...<b>Tales of Our Coast.</b>, Crockett, S.R., Frederic, Harold, Parker, Gilbert, Powell, W. Clark, and Q
5 Crockett, S.R., Frederic, Harold, Parker, Gilbert, Powell, W. Clark, and Q ...Tales of Our Coast.
New York: International Association of Newspapers and Authors, 1901. Later Printing. Hardcover.
 
Anthology of nautical young adult fiction.
Grey cloth with red and black lettering and pictorial stamping. Bindings tight and square. Text clean on laid-paper with light toning. Light handling wear.
203 pages, plus 23 pages ads. An attractive copy.
Contents: •Crockett's "The Smugglers of the Clone, " •Parker's "There Is Sorrow on the Sea, " •Frederic's "The Path of Murtogh, " •Q's "The Roll-Call of the Reef" and •Powell's "That There Mason."

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>Garry Grayson At Stanley Prep; or The Football Rivals of Riverview.</b>, Dawson, Elmer A
6 Dawson, Elmer A ...Garry Grayson At Stanley Prep; or The Football Rivals of Riverview.
New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1927. Titles on copyright page end with this title. Hardcover in Jacket.

 Illustrated by Walter S Rogers. 
Light green cloth boards with stamped titles on front board. Spine sun-faded. Dust jacket toned, Wear with small loss to corners and spine tips, In a clear Mylar sleeve reveling the adverts on inside.

 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Work and Win: The Story of a Country Boy's Success.</B>, Ellis, Edward S
7 Ellis, Edward S ...Work and Win: The Story of a Country Boy's Success.
New York: A. L. Burt, 1909. Hardcover.

 Illustrations (4) J. Watson Davis. 
Gray Cloth covered boards with titles and decorations in three colors. Spine decorations faded. Some hand soiling to boards. Previous owner's name on front free end-page. Bindings square and tight, corners and lower edge rubbed.

 
Price: 15.00 USD

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...<b>Tom Brown at Oxford & Tom Brown's School Days at Rugby [Columbus Series]</b>, Hughes, Thomas  (An Old Boy)
8 Hughes, Thomas (An Old Boy) ...Tom Brown at Oxford & Tom Brown's School Days at Rugby [Columbus Series]
New York: International Book Company, [no date, circa 1895]. Hardcover.
 
Red cloth with black spine decoration and title in gilt band.
Bindings square and tight. Moderate handling wear. Text clean and toned.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine.</b>, Kay, Ross
9 Kay, Ross ...The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine.
New York: Barse & Hopkins Publishers, 1917. First Edition [McBride]. Hardcover.
 Illustrations: E. Emmett Owen 
Tan cloth covered boards with black titles and two-color decoration.
Binding tight and square. Light shelf wear with rubs to lower corners. Some hand soiling, bump/indention top rear corner near spine. Text clean, light even toning. Previous owner's name on first blank page and a name sticker front paste-down.
7.5 inches tall. 245 pages with publisher advertisements.

 
Price: 18.00 USD

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...<b>The Calgary Challengers </b>, Longstreth, T. Morris
10 Longstreth, T. Morris ...The Calgary Challengers
New York: MacMillan, 1962 First Edition Hardcover.
 Illustrated by William Wheeler 
Lacks Jacket. Bindings square and tight. Clean text. Light handling wear.
Action Sports adventure, Hockey.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b>The Exploits of Bilge and Ma.</b>, Macfarlane, Peter Clark
11 Macfarlane, Peter Clark ...The Exploits of Bilge and Ma.
New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 1919. First Edition. Hardcover.
 
Publisher's blue cloth with titles and decorations in black and orange. Spine darkened, some hand-soiling. Bindings tight and square. Light shelf wear.

 
Price: 10.00 USD

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...<b>A White Man's Chance</b><br>, McCulley, Johnston
12 McCulley, Johnston ...A White Man's Chance

New York: G. Howard Watt, 1927.
 First Edition - First Printing [First published in a serial form in Railroad Man's Magazine, 1919.]
 Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Johnston McCulley was the creator of the character Zorro.

Red linen cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Boards and gilt bright Bindings square and tight. Text is clean with light even toning. One small weak spot on cloth of hinge lower front. Dust jacket with the price of $2.00 is toned with some soiling. Front pictorial presents well. In protective Mylar with older tape reinforcement top and bottom. Light loss spine corners.

An adventure novel set in Mexico.
 
Price: 95.00 USD

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The Adventures of Captain Horn, Stockton, Frank Richard.
13 Stockton, Frank Richard. The Adventures of Captain Horn
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. Later Edition. Hardcover.
 
Green cloth covered boards with gilt and black titles and decorations. Bindings square and tight, text clean a hint of toning. Light spotting to front board with moderate wear to spine tips and corners.
Frank Richard Stockton (1834 - 1902) was an American writer and humorist, best known today for a series of innovative children's fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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...<b>Star of the North</b>, Sullivan, Francis William
14 Sullivan, Francis William ...Star of the North
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1916. First Edition First Printing. Hardcover.
 
1.5 inches tall, 379 pages with 4 pages of publisher's advertisements.
Forest green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles on the spine. Front board has raised decorations of trees and a gilt box with titles above an emblem of stamped gilt snow shoes.
Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Bindings firm though there is a small shelf lean. Light shelf wear with pushed lower spine, and small rubs to corners. Text clean and bright.
Bookplate of a bookstore lending library on front free endpage and evidence of removal on endpages. No other marks. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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...<b> The Yellow Phantom. A Judy Bolton Mystery #6 </b><br>, Sutton Margaret
15 Sutton Margaret ... The Yellow Phantom. A Judy Bolton Mystery #6

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1933 [1946]
 Later Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
The Judy Bolton books, written by Margaret Sutton, were a popular girls mystery series. Published beginning in 1932 by Grosset and Dunlap. The series continued until 1967 and consisted of 38 volumes. Each book was "based on something that actually happened" and many were also based on real life sites.

Later printing: Rear panel: Cherry Ames last title Veteran’s Nurse [published 1946]. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate even toning. Moderate handling wear. Decorated endpage with small bookstore sticker. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve, has wear with closed tear on spine edge; small loss at spine tips and light toning to white of rear panel.

Judy Bolton and Irene Lang travel to New York City for a visit with Pauline Faulkner. While on their way into the city, the girls meet a handsome young author named Dale Meredith. The girls, especially Irene, become intrigued with the idea of meeting him again. By a stroke of luck, Judy secures a position in his agent's office. When Dale's agent, Emily Grimshaw, sees Irene for the first time, she reacts as though she has seen a ghost. Irene clearly looks just like someone from Emily Grimshaw's past, but who? Complicating the situation, a stack of important papers is stolen, and soon after, Irene disappears as well.
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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The Story of a Bad Boy, Thomas Bailey Aldrich
16 Thomas Bailey Aldrich The Story of a Bad Boy
Philadelphia The John C. Winston Co 1927 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Edwin John Prittie 
First Edition. Dark green cloth covered boards with front color paste-on in deco border. Bindings square and tight. Hinges solid. Text clean with even minor toning. Decorated end-pages. 14 plates in color and B/W. Table of contents page foxed/toned. Light shelf/handling wear, Some loss/fade to spine decorations 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Spirit of the Border, Zane Grey
17 Zane Grey The Spirit of the Border
New York The Saalfield Publishing Company 1940 Hardcover Very Good Good 
An Abridged Edition. Illustrated with b/w plates: Lloyd Weidner. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear. Clean text, Even toning. Previous owner's name sticker on front paste-down. Pictorial Dust jacket presents well, some wear to edges. Now in a new Mylar sleeve. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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...<b>The Red Prior's Legacy.</b><br>, [Henry C. Pitz] Bill, Alfred H.
18 [Henry C. Pitz] Bill, Alfred H. ...The Red Prior's Legacy.

New York: The Junior library League, 1929.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Jacket
 Illustrations by Henry C. Pitz: Jacket, Color frontispiece, end-pages, and b/w plates and vignettes.
 
Blue cloth covered boards with red titles. Bindings tight and square. Minimal shelf wear.

Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve has edge wear with small loss spine tips and top rear. Hint of darkening.
 
Price: 21.95 USD

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