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Image for <b>Tom Swift and His Motor Boat  </b>

Tom Swift and His Motor Boat

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 010617

Condition: Good


Light brown pictorial cloth with red/black decorations, red/black vignette of Tom Swift on spine, front board with central oval title panel surrounded by four panels of aeroplane, racing car, motorbike and speedboat. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, even toning. Moderate handling wear; Spine tips pushed. Dust Jacket in protective Mylar sleeve has age-toned with a loss on spine tips, Top edge along the name "tom" and several chips. Pictorial illustration displ... View more info

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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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Yu Lan Flying Boy of China

By: Bick, Peal S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, John Day Company: 1945

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 010310

Condition: Fine


The action takes place during World War II in Japanese occupied southern China. A young boy meets an American pilot and learns about airplanes.Fine in a Near Fine Price-clipped Dust Jacket. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with a hint of aging on the white of rear panel. Fourth Printing; 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 60 pages. Endpages illustrated each with a different scene. Illustrations by George T. Hartman. ... View more info

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The Penderwicks. A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy

By: Birdsall, Jeanne

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010420

ISBN: 0375831436

Condition: New


No Flaws of Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, Tenth Printing. National Book Award Seal Attached. 262 pages. Deliciously nostalgic and quaintly witty, this is a story as breezy and carefree as a summer day. View more info

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Stories for Little Children

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010204

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's tan cloth with stamped navy blue titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minor handling wear with small wear at spine tips and along the top edge. Oblong quarto: 8 by 7.25 inches; 48 unnumbered pages. Illustrated by Wenda Yap. -Pearl S. Buck, (1892 -1973) American author noted for her novels of life in... View more info

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The Dragon Fish

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010410

Condition: Near Fine


This is the author's fourth children's book. The story tells of a Chinese girl and an American girl who discover a dragon fish together and become friends. The two girls run away, and along the way discuss their cultures. Pale green cloth boards with green spine titles and front decoration. 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 handli... View more info

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The Beech Tree

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010411

Condition: Near Fine


Grandfather was very old and Mary Lou was only eight when he came to live with her family. The two of them had long talks and short walks and got along fine, so Mary Lou was surprised when her mother got very busy and worried. First Edition [no additional printings] 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 63 pages. Illustrations by Esther B. Bird. Soft brown cloth boards with brown spine titles and front decoration. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning.... View more info

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Slav Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen

By: Chodsko, Alex; Translated from the Frebch by Emily J. Harding

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York:, A. L. Burt Company,: [No date; circa 1900].

Edition: Early Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 007058


Contains seventeen stories, some in several parts: titles include The Abode of the Gods, The Maid with the Hair of Gold, The Spirit of the Steppes and Imperishable. From the French of Aleksander Borejko Chodzko (1804 - 1891) who was a Polish poet, Slavist, and Iranologist. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8vo; 7.5 inches tall. 327 pages; plus a 4-page publisher's catalog. 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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The Nativity: Six Glorious Pop-Up Scenes

By: Crespi, Francesca

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 010235

ISBN: 1402729197

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A simple re-telling of the nativity story receives a strikingly handsome treatment, as special as Christmas itself. Every one of the six gilded and gloriously illustrated panoramas offers exquisitely crafted paperwork with windows that burst open to reveal such delicate, moving scenes as the Angel Gabriel attending Mary, the Holy Family in the manger, and the Three Wise Men worshiping the baby Jesus. 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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Flibbity Jibbit

By: Grant, Vernon

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Little Falls, New York, Junket Brand Foods: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010480

Condition: Very Good


This was a promotional piece for Junket a rennet-custard popular after the War. The fanciful story is of a lonely duck in a medieval kingdom. The artist Vernon Grant also created the elves known as Snap, Crackle and Pop for Rice Krispies cereal. First Edition, First Printing. Stapled pictorial wraps; 28 pages all with color lithographed illustrations. Moderate handling wear; clean no writing. 7 5/8 inches tall by 5 1/2 inches. 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 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

Image for <b>Hello Alaska.</b><br>[Kurt Wiese]

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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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