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Sam's Chance and How He Improved It (Alger Series No. 41)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 2264567

Condition: Good


1917 printing (Bennett p. 188). Small chips from corners of rear wrapper, small surface tear and a couple spots on front wrapper. We have more books available by this author!. 246, [8] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 1... View more info

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Helping Himself; or, Grant Thornton's Ambition.

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264559

Condition: Good


First edition (Bennett 79). Hinges reinforced with tape by previous owner, minor loss from spine head and foot, corners exposed, one page loose but included. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320, [2] pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black titles and decorations, brown endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, three engravings in text. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th cen... View more info

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Paul Prescott's Charge; or, On Fortune's Wheel (Alger Series No. 73)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1918

Seller ID: 2264562

Condition: Fair


1918 printing (Bennett p. 188). Two 1/4 inch chips from top edge, tears along spine, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose pri... View more info

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Andy Grant's Pluck (Alger Series No. 48)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 2264563

Condition: Good


1917 printing (Bennett p. 187). Front corners creased, minor loss from spine head and foot, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 248, [6] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American auth... View more info

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Brave and Bold; or, The Fortunes of Robert Rushton (Alger Series No. 22)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1916

Seller ID: 2264569

Condition: Fair


1916 printing (Bennett p. 187). Wrappers rubbed, paper splitting along spine, pages toned, light stain to fore-edge of front wrapper. We have more books available by this author!. 291, [1] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolif... View more info

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Strive and Succeed; or, The Progress of Walter Conrad (Alger Series No. 51)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 2264566

Condition: Good


1917 printing (Bennett p. 188). Small surface tear on front wrapper, edges rubbed with minor loss from spine base, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-cen... View more info

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Ben Bruce; or, Only a Bowery Newsboy (Alger Series No. 79)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264560

Condition: Good


1919 printing (Bennett p. 187). Two 1 inch tears to spine based, front corners lightly creased, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American autho... View more info

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Slow and Sure; or, From the Street to the Shop (Tattered Tom Series)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Loring, Publisher: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264557

Condition: Fair


First edition (Bennett 162). Split along rear joint with associated 1 inch closed tear across spine and 1/2 inch chip from spine head, spine and edges faded, three pages loose but included, ink gift note and owner bookplate on front endpaper. With a bit of restoration work this could be quite a nice copy. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 280, [2] pp. 8vo. Original violet cloth, gilt spine titles, blind-stamped borders and decorations ... View more info

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Jerry, the Backwoods Boy; or, The Parkhurst Treasure (Alger Series No. 95)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264572

Condition: Good


1919 printing (Bennett p. 188). Wrappers rubbed with a couple light creases, 1 inch chip from spine base. We have more books available by this author!. 248, [2] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American aut... View more info

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Mark Mason's Victory: The Trials and Triumphs of a Telegraph Boy

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264553

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Bennett 114). Spine lightly rubbed with minimal loss of gilt, bottom corner lightly bumped, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [vi], 308, 14 pp. 8vo. Original olive cloth, gilt spine titles, red, black, and yellow decorations, floral endpapers. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mark Mason, the telegraph boy... View more info

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Joe, the Hotel Boy; or Winning Out by Pluck (Alger Series No. 90)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264574

Condition: Very Good


1919 printing (Bennett p. 188). Edges lightly rubbed with minor loss from spine base. We have more books available by this author!. 254 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose principal outpu... View more info

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Tom Temple's Career; or, A Struggle for Fame and Fortune (Alger Series No. 78)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264561

Condition: Very Good


1919 printing (Bennett p. 188). Minor loss from spine base. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose principal output was formulaic juvenile n... View more info

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The Young Explorer; or, Claiming His Fortune (Alger Series No. 58)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1918

Seller ID: 2264565

Condition: Good


1918 printing (Bennett p. 189). Minor loss from spine base, corners lightly creased, pages lightly toned. We have more books available by this author!. 258 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author w... View more info

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Facing the World; or, The Haps and Mishaps of Harry Vane (Alger Series No. 49)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 2264564

Condition: Fair


1917 printing (Bennett p. 187). Lacks rear wrapper, spine reinforced with tape, edges rubbed, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 247, [7] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American au... View more info

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From Farm Boy to Senator, Being the History of the Boyhood and Manhood of Daniel Webster (Alger Series No. 15)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1916

Seller ID: 2264570

Condition: Very Good


1916 printing (Bennett p. 187). Edges rubbed, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 285, [3] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose principal output was formulaic juveni... View more info

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Lost at Sea; or, Robert Roscoe's Strange Cruise (Alger Series No. 87)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264571

Condition: Good


1919 printing (Bennett p. 188). Clear tape across spine base, two light creases to corners, two light spots on rear wrapper, top edge lightly foxed. We have more books available by this author!. 250, [2] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 189... View more info

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Bob Burton, The Young Ranchman of Missouri (Alger Series No. 24)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1916

Seller ID: 2264568

Condition: Good


1916 printing (Bennett p. 187). 1 inch chip from rear wrapper corner, wrappers rubbed, internal tear to center of front wrapper, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 246 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a pro... View more info

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Making His Way or, Frank Courtney's Struggle Upward

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265426

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa early 1900's; ink note on front endpaper dated 1907), edges and boards lightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. 286 pp. 'Making His Way' is a social novel that represents a bright example of Horatio Alger's writing style. As in many other Alger's books the central figure of the story is a poor boy who struggles for his life. Through the life story of Frank Courtney the author depicts his belief in the American dream and the i... View more info

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Sam's Chance, and How He Improved It

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York Book Company: 1909

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265429

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly toned, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1909 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 168 pp. Sam's Chance is a sequel to the Young Outlaw, and is designed to illustrate the gradual steps by which that young man was induced to give up his bad habits. View more info

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Tom, the Bootblack; or, the Road to Success

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1889

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265431

Condition: Very Good


Spine-head and spine-base lightly rubbed. 1889 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 280, [27] pp. Tom is a fifteen year old boy who lives in New York City with an old man named Jacob in Mrs. Flanagan’s rooming house. They pose as grandfather and grandson, but, while Tom understands that they are no real relation, he knows nothing about his real family. Tom makes a living for them both as a street bootblack. Just before Jacob dies, he tells the boy ... View more info

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Facing the World

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: M.A. Donohue & Co.: 1917

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276253

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Page ridges moderately foxed, jacket edges a bit rubbed with two chips from spine head, pencil name and date on front endpaper (Norman Smith, 1917). We have more books available by this author!. 268, 133-147, [3] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 183... View more info

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Sink or Swim or, Harry Raymond's Resolve

By: Alger, Jr., Horatio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1870

Seller ID: 2207260

Condition: Good


No publisher date (Preface dated 1870), bite marks to rear board, crayon mark to rear paste-down endpaper, pages lightly toned. We have more books available by this author!. 319 pp. After his father's death, young Harry must leave school and go to work; his discovery of an arson/insurance fraud scheme leads to his being shanghaied.KEYWORDS: HORATIO ALGER JR SINK OR SWIM HARRY RAYMONDS RESOLVE CHILDREN JUVENILE VINTAGE FICTION View more info