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Image for <b>Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys or, the Struggle for the Leadership</b>

Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys or, the Struggle for the Leadership

By: Arundel, Louis [pseudonym of George Rathborne]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago:, M. A. Donahue & Company,: 1913.

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.

Seller ID: 009231

Condition: Very Good


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, Three color front pictorial and spine decoration clean and vivid. 8vo; 231 pages with publisher adverts. 7 5/8 inches tall View more info

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Little Navajo Bluebird.

By: Clark, Ann Nolan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wisconsin:, E. M. Hale,: 1943

Seller ID: 002061


Brown cloth covered boards with titles in a blue box. Decoration of Navajo girl in bark brown. Bindings firm, light shelf wear. Some hand soiling. Text clean.Library bound has stamp of a school on front end page. Title of subject "Indian" on front free endpage. No other ownership marks.....9 inches tall. 143 pages.Published same year as the 1st Edition. E. M. Hale with permission from The Viking Press, 1943. The beautiful rhythms of the Navajo life in R... View more info

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Fairy Frolics

By: Comstock, Enos B.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Chicago and New York, Rand, McNally & Company Publishers: 1913

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010202

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. 64 unnumbered pages color frontispiece, illustrations by Frances Bassett Comstock, 5 color plates 26 cm. tall. Illustrations in the Art Nouveau style in both color and black & white. Each page with an illustration. Publisher's forest-green cloth titles stamped with full-color bordered paste-on fairy scene. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Inscription in top verso [rear] of front free... View more info

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Red Cap Tales. Stolen From The Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North.

By: Crockett, S. R.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, The MacMillan Company,: 1904.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. American.

Seller ID: 004676


The "Wizard of the North" is Sir Walter Scott, and these tales are based on Scott's novels, Waverley, Rob Roy, The Antiquary and Guy Mannering. "Written for the sake of "four children who would not read Scott" with interludes, in which children in his other books, for instance, Sir Toady Lyon, listen to Scott's tales and comment on them quite bluntly. Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1859 – 1914), who published under the name "S. R. Crockett", was a Scottish novelist... View more info

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Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates.

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1935.

Seller ID: 002784


Black cloth covered boards with front color paste-on. Bindings square and tight, Front pictorial has rubbing. Text clean light even toning. Top edge stain, decorated endpages. View more info

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Mona Minim and the Smell of the Sun

By: Frame, Janet

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009760

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear no chipping or tears. 8vo; 9.5 by 7.25 inches; 94 pages. noted illustrator and noted New Zealand author. View more info

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A City in Winter

By: Helprin, Mark

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking/Ariel: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010112

ISBN: 0670868434

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes to note; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. World Fantasy Award Winner Best Novella. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> The Outdoor Girls in Florida, Or, Wintering in the Sunny South </b><br>[Florida - Fiction]

The Outdoor Girls in Florida, Or, Wintering in the Sunny South
[Florida - Fiction]

By: Hope, Laura Lee (pseud.) [Stratemeyer, Edward L. syndicate]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1913

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009625

Condition: Very Good


The Outdoor Girls series was one of the Stratemeyer Syndicate series and was published from 1913 to 1933 by Grosset & Dunlap.An original publication by Grosset & Dunlap, and fifth title in the "Outdoor Girls" series. The series focuses on the various activities of a group of girls who form a Camping and Tramping Club. They become known as the "Outdoor Girls" in their city of Deepdale, a city located on the Argono River in New York. In this story, t... View more info

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The Shirley Hughes Collection

By: Hughes, Shirley

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 2000

Seller ID: 009343

ISBN: 0370326822

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Shirley Hughes is one of the best known and most popular creators of children's books, and her keen observation of family life have earned her a special place in the hearts of children and adults. This unique collection brings together some of her very best work and celebrates her amazing achievements over the years. There's a wealth of treasure for children of all ages to enjoy, beginning with a selection of simple rhymes and stories and moving on to some of Shir... View more info

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The Magic of the Circus
[pop-up book]

By: Kubasta, V. [Vojtech]

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Derrydale Books / Distributed by Crown Publishers: 1985

Edition: First US Editiion

Seller ID: 009564

ISBN: 051748305X

Condition: Very Good


Originally published in Czechoslovakia. Vojtech Kubasta was born in Vienna. His family moved to Prague when he was four years old and he lived there his entire life. He demonstrated his artistic talent at the age of four. He had a great desire to become an artist. His father, however, had different goals for his son. He wanted him to study law. Nevertheless, the young Vojtech persisted with his aspiration to become an artist and, eventually, his father agr... View more info

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In the Fairy's Garden

By: Lea, John [pseud. John Lea Bricknell.]

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London:, Gale & Polden, Ltd.,: 1917.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 005012


Only other copy found in British Library!Verses by John Lea. Pictures by Joyce L. Brisley.This antique volume is bound in pictorial paper-covered front board, gray paper-covered rear board and red cloth spine. The book shows moderate external wear, with minor loss at the outside corners. The binding is sound. A previous owner's notation appears at the top of the front flyleaf. The pages exhibit occasional light foxing. Ref: OCLC: 561040720... View more info

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Hello Alaska.
[Kurt Wiese]

By: Litchfield, Sarsh.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Chicago:, Albert Whitman & Company,: 1951.

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 004543


Ex. Library. Bindings sound. Text clean but for library stamps/blacked out. Wear to edges. View more info

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At The Back Of The North Wind

By: MacDonald, George

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay,: 1919.

Edition: First Edition, thus.

Seller ID: 000738


At the Back of the North Wind is a children's book written by Scottish author George MacDonald. It was serialized in the children's magazine Good Words for the Young beginning in 1868 and was published in book form in 1871. It is a fantasy centered on a boy named Diamond and his adventures with the North Wind. Diamond travels together with the mysterious Lady North Wind through the nights. Publisher's Cloth, color illustration mounted on front co... View more info

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Oh, Rats!: The Story of Rats and People

By: Marrin, Albert

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Dutton Books: 2006

Seller ID: 009434

ISBN: 0525477624

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Rats and humans have had a very long love/hate relationship as readers discover in this lively and informative overview of the history and behavior of the widely encountered rodent. Emphasizing the animal's capabilities for survival, Marrin offers both anecdotal accounts of human/rat encounters and impressive statistics. No Flaws or Blemishes; GIFT QUALITY. View more info

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Dickon Bend-The-Bow and Other Wonder Tales.

By: McNeil, [Henry] Everett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York and Chicago:, Saalfield Publishing Company,: 1903.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002118


Author's First Published Book. Red cloth covered boards. Front titles and decorations in stamped black and green. Bindings tender. Cloth open front joint, front hinge open, lacking front-free endpage. I suspect that spine/hinge has been repaired (nicely, I will add) Light wear and minor hand soling. Text clean with a hint of toning. View more info

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Penny Goes to Rhodesia

By: Milligan, Elsie

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London:, Pickering & Inglis,: 1968.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 009046

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket is price-clipped and in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate shelf wear with small loss front corner. >Third book in the series View more info

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The Original Winnie the Pooh Treasury II
(8 Volume Set)

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, Dutton,: 1992.

Seller ID: 008909

ISBN: 0525449353


Books are new unread, Slipcase minimal handling. No shrink-wrap. Original illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard in full color. Each book is 5.75 inches tall. View more info

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The Original Winnie the Pooh Treasury II (8 Volume Set)

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1992

Seller ID: 009578

ISBN: 0525449353

Condition: New


Books are new unread, Slipcase minimal handling. No shrink-wrap. Original illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard in full color. Each book is 5.75 inches tall. View more info

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Little Tooktoo: The Story of Santa Claus Youngest Reindeer

By: Peary, Marie Ahnighito [Admiral Peary's Daughter] [AKA Snow Baby]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & CO: 1930

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009724

Condition: Very Good


Marie Ahnighito Peary was born in Northwest Greenland on September 12, 1893, to arctic explorer Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary and his wife, Josephine Diebitsch Peary, of Portland, Maine, and Washington, DC. Their daughter became known world-wide as the "Snow Baby," a name given to her by the Greenland natives who had never before seen a white baby. In 1909, when Marie was 16 years old, Admiral Peary became the first white man to lead a successful expedition to the... View more info

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The Snow Baby. A True Story with True Pictures [Greenland]

By: Peary, Josephine D.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Publishers: 1901

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 009738

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED boldly on front fee end page without an inscription. 15th Printing, This autobiography of Robert E. Peary's daughter, born in Greenland during one of his Arctic expeditions, the narrative for children describes life with the Eskimo [Inuit] delightfully showing the culture and daily life. The illustrations are from photographs taken by Commander and Mrs. Peary and are of the greatest variety but give especial attention to the children. [PW]. View more info