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White Fire (A Mystery Story for Boys)

By: Snell, Roy J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Lee Co: 1922

Seller ID: 2294950

Condition: Near Fine


Quarter inch tear along top edge of front jacket panel, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1922 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 238 pp. The story opens in a modern automobile and airplane manufacturing plant, where Johnny Thomspon, having said good-bye to adventuring, is an employee in the salvage department, spending his spare time in building himself a chummy roadster from salvaged parts. Good-bye to adventure!--No far-off land holds half the romance Johnny found in that plain-as-day automobile plant. It begins with a newly discovered process for making steel of unmatched... View more info

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Lassie and the Mystery at Blackberry Bog (Authorized TV Adventure, 1509)

By: Snow, Dorothea J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1956

Seller ID: 2280200

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1956 Hard Cover. 282 pp. Illustrated by Ken Sawyer. Featuring Lassie, the famous dog starred in MGM pictures. View more info

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Hester Strong's Life Work; or, The Mystery Solved (American Girls Series)

By: Southworth, Mrs. S.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2290222

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Ink notes on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. 453 pp. EXCERPT: Just on the outskirts of one of New England's most enterprising cities, the Levering farm-house has stood for at least a century. The old house was kept in excellent order, and in process of time the shed roof on the back side was raised, and a porch added, to make room for the third and fourth generations. Three tall, trim poplars stood sentinel in front of the house a maple at one end; a Balm of Gilead spread its leaves and shed its healing buds at the other end, shading the porch door. Just over the way, on a gentle e... View more info

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Heidi

By: Spyri, Johanna; Stork, Elisabeth P.; Stork, Charles Wharton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1921

Edition: Photoplay Edition

Seller ID: 2262064

Condition: Very Good


1921 photoplay edition with stills from 1920 film starring Madge Evans. Scarcer than the 1930s Shirley Temple photoplay edition. Quarter-inch chip on bottom edge of jacket front, minor chip on jacket spine-head, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Front board lightly rubbed, page ridges very faintly foxed, faint stain on page ridge. 318 pp. Heidi is a work of children's fiction published in 1881 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, originally published in two parts as Heidi: her years of wandering and learning and Heidi: How she used what she learned. It is a novel about the events in the life of a young g... View more info

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Covering the Look-In Corner (Big League Series, Book 8)

By: Standish, Burt L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1915

Seller ID: 2290184

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, sticker on front endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 316 pp. Book eight of the Big League Series. Illustrated by Charles L. Wrenn. An American boy with plenty of grit--baseball at its finest,--and the girl in the case--these are the elements which compose the most successful of juvenile fiction. View more info

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Guarding the Keystone Sack (Big League Series, Book 10)

By: Standish, Burt L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1917

Seller ID: 2290185

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine lightly toned, a few light spots on front board, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 254 pp. Book ten of the Big League Series. Illustrated by T.S. Tousey. An American boy with plenty of grit--baseball at its finest,--and the girl in the case--these are the elements which compose the most successful of juvenile fiction. View more info

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Brick King Backstop (Big League Series, Book 5)

By: Standish, Burt L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1914

Seller ID: 2290186

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine lightly toned, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, small chip to top corner of front endpaper. 1914 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. Book five of the Big League Series. An American boy with plenty of grit--baseball at its finest,--and the girl in the case--these are the elements which compose the most successful of juvenile fiction. View more info

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Courtney of the Center Garden (Big League Series, Book 7)

By: Standish, Burt L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1915

Seller ID: 2290188

Condition: Very Good


Jacket chipped along spine base and bottom edge of front jacket panel which partially obscures publisher and author name, jacket spine head chipped, a few small tears and small chips to jacket edges, front jacket flap creased. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. Book seven of the Big League Series. Illustrated by Clare Angell. An American boy with plenty of grit--baseball at its finest,--and the girl in the case--these are the elements which compose the most successful of juvenile fiction. View more info

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The Man on First (Big League Series, Book 11)

By: Standish, Burt L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1920

Seller ID: 2290191

Condition: Very Good


Large chip to jacket spine base which obscures publisher name, jacket spine head chipped, a few minor chips and minor tears to jacket edges. Page ridges very faintly foxed, pencil note on front endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. Book eleven of the Big League Series. Illustrated by Charles Wrenn. An American boy with plenty of grit--baseball at its finest,--and the girl in the case--these are the elements which compose the most successful of juvenile fiction. View more info

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The Story of Aida

By: Stevenson, Florence; Verdi, Giuseppi

Price: $12.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2151985

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minor wear to corners, page ridges lightly foxed, bottom corner of front jacket flap clipped. 1965 Hard Cover. 61, [3] pp. Giuseppi Verdi's famous opera, adapted for juvenile readers and illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher, who won the Pulitzer Prize for Art in 1950. View more info

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Kidnapped (The Washington Square Classics)

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George W. Jacobs and Company: 1915

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2286227

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper, ink stamp crossed out on copyright page, boards a bit soiled. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 332 pp. 8vo. Color plates by Elenore Plaisted Abbott. Seventeen-year-old David Balfour's villainous uncle has him kidnapped in order to steal his inheritance. David escapes only to fall into the dangerous company of rebels who are resisting British redcoats in the Scottish highlands. View more info

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The Boy Scouts of the Air on the Great Lakes

By: Stuart, Gordon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200009

Condition: Good


First edition. Frontispiece loose, binding shaken. 1914 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 224 pp. CONTENTS: I. Orders; II. Settled; III. Off!; IV. The Strange Bird; V. Getting Down to Work; VI. Gissliver Gisslafsson; VII. The Mysterious Hangar; VIII. Capturing Mugger; IX. Work and Talk; X. Dave Grins; XI. In the Air; XII. Off on the Trail; XIII. In Camp; XIV. Disappointment; XV. Under Arrest; XVI. The Viking Cache; XVII. On the Rocks; XVIII. And Last. View more info

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The Unfinished House (A Judy Bolton Mystery, Book 11)

By: Sutton, Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1938

Seller ID: 2266134

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine slightly cocked, edges lightly rubbed, ink name on front endpaper and copyright page, pages faintly toned. 1938 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 250 pp. Judy and Peter work to expose and outsmart a group of real estate swindlers. The Piper family has won a piece of property in Roulsville which is 15 feet by 100 feet. Since the property is not wide enough for a house, Mrs. Piper must purchase the adjoining property at a much higher than usual price so that she can build a house. Peter is determined to help Mrs. Piper, so the young people design a hom... View more info

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The Secret of the Barred Window (A Judy Bolton Mystery, Book 16)

By: Sutton, Margaret

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1943

Seller ID: 2266138

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, faint smudge on front and rear board, pencil name on front endpaper, pages faintly toned. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 207 pp. Returning together from New York City after buying her wedding dress, Judy and Pauline do an errand for Pauline's employer, the literary agent Emily Grimshaw. They are trying to locate the missing author, Alice Bradley. Attiving at the remote Bradley home, Judy leaves her wedding dress on the porch as she and Pauline search for the author. But the house is empty and when they return to the porch, Judy's wedding dress is... View more info

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The Good Dog Book: About Rab, Patrasche, Stickeen, Scally, Barry, and Other Dogs (Riverside Bookshelf)

By: Tenggren, Gustaf

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1924

Seller ID: 2206718

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, one inch tear to pages 3-6 which does not obscure text, faint stain to top page ridge. 1924 Hard Cover. 264 pp. With illustrations by Gustaf Tenggren. A collection of stories about dogs by various authors.KEYWORDS: GUSTAF TENGGREN GOOD DOG DOGS PETS ANIMALS RAB PATRASCHE STICKEEN SCALLY BARRY FICTION CHILDREN JUVENILE VINTAGE View more info

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Eloise at Christmastime

By: Thompson, Kay

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers: 2003

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2296368

ISBN: 0689830394

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth printing. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2003 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Yes. Here she is at Christmastime. Complete with tinsel and holly. Singing fa la la la lolly. And over the roar of the jingle bells. You can hear hear hear her say. It's absolutely Christmas. But I don't mind a bit. I give everyone a present. For that's the thing of it. So when it's everly Christmastime. And you're under your Christmas trees. Simply tinkle a bell and have a trinkle. And remember. Me. Eloise. View more info

Eloise's Guide to Life, or How to Eat, Dress, Travel, Behave, and Stay Six Forever! (An Eloise Weenie Book)

By: Thompson, Kay

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296389

ISBN: 0689833105

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very light general wear. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. If you're bored with your life and want to be more like me, Eloise. Then buy this BOOK for Lord's sake and CHARGE IT PLEASE View more info

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Sweet Hearts: A Novel

By: Thon, Melanie Rae

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282558

ISBN: 0395785898

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2000 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 240 pp. Marie Zimmer has stories to tell but will not speak. Deaf since the age of nine and motherless since she was eleven, Marie is a mute witness to her family's turmoil, the only one bold enough to tell the tale of Flint and Cecile, her sister's dangerous children. At sixteen, Flint has spent eight years of his life in juvenile detention. Half child, half full-grown criminal, he escapes from the Landers School for Boys and comes home to find the one person he... View more info

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Rag-Doll Jane

By: Treffinger, Carolyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1930

Seller ID: 2266460

Condition: Very Good


Fore-edge corners exposed, rear board and edges a bit rubbed, 2 inch closed tear on fore-edge of one illustration page. 1930 Large Hardcover. 59, [1] pp. Includes numerous full-page color illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat throughout. Red cloth spine, color illustrated paper boards, black spine titles. View more info

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Heidi Grows Up

By: Tritten, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1938

Seller ID: 2282995

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine faintly toned, front board very slightly cocked, ink gift note on half-title page, ink name on frontispiece recto. 1938 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 242 pp. Color frontispiece and title page, and black-and-white illustrations by Pelagie Doane. Hoping to finish her education in a cultured school, Heidi's grandfather sends the adolescent to the boarding school Hawthorn, where she makes problems at the school, including by ignoring the rules by the headmistress, Miss Smith. In a few weeks, she befriends most of its foreign students and one summer ... View more info

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All for Love (Tasha Tudor Collection)

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books For Young Readers: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279013

ISBN: 068982842X

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. A very nice copy. 2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 93 pp. A collection of poems, stories, songs, letters, and miscellaneous facts describing various aspects of love. View more info

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A Tale for Easter

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279015

ISBN: 0394844041

Condition: Very Good


First thus. No jacket, minor general wear. 1989 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. In springtime you can ride a fawn past splashing ducklings and leaping lambs in your dreams, and wake to an Easter Sunday filled with holiday treasures. View more info

The Springs of Joy

By: Tudor, Tasha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2296571

ISBN: 0689818823

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A very nice copy. 1998 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. A collection of Tudor's signature watercolors, complete with images from her childhood home, are complemented by inspirational quotations culled from the words of Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Mother Goose, and others. View more info

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The Prince and the Pauper

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Company: 1937

Seller ID: 2288721

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. A nice copy. 1937 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 274 pp. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States.[1] The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. View more info

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Tom Sawyer (Whitman Classics, 1603)

By: Twain, Mark [Clemens, Samuel L.]

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1955

Seller ID: 2280213

Condition: Very Good


Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pages lightly toned, paper taped to rear endpaper. 1955 Hard Cover. 283 pp. Illustrated by Paul Frame. Whether forming a pirate gang to search for buried treasure or spending a quiet time at home, sharing his medicine with Aunt Polly's cat, the irrepressible Tom Sawyer evokes the world of boyhood in nineteenth century rural America. In this classic story, Mark Twain re-created a long-ago world of freshly whitewashed fences and Sunday school picnics into which sordid characters and violent incidents sometimes intruded. The tale powerfully appeals to both ... View more info

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The Wretched Stone

By: Van Allsburg, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279020

ISBN: 0395533074

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor loss to jacket spine head. 1991 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. In a story recounted through the daily log of Captain Allan Hope, the sailors aboard the Rita Anne become mesmerized and transformed by a mysterious glowing rock, and only music and books can restore them to normal. View more info

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Queen of the Falls

By: Van Allsburg, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279021

ISBN: 0547315813

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on rear jacket panel. 2001 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Annie Taylor, a short, plump and fussy sixty-two year old widow, runs a charm school, right by Niagara Falls. When this starts to fail, she resolves to find fame and fortune by being the first person ever to go over the thundering waters of Niagara Falls in a barrel. Readers of all ages will warm to this inspiring story of bravery, as they take the roller coaster ride of a lifetime over the falls. View more info

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Just a Dream

By: Van Allsburg, Chris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279022

ISBN: 0395533082

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small chip along top and bottom edge of front jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1990 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Young Walter litters and refuses to sort trash for recycling, until he dreams of an overcrowded and polluted future which terrifies him into taking care of the earth. View more info

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The Widow's Broom

By: Van Allsburg, Chris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1992

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2295119

ISBN: 0395640512

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Minor sticker remains on front jacket panel. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Widow Shaw takes in a witch who has had an accidental fall. When the witch disappears and leaves the broom behind, it helps widow Shaw, to the concern of her neighbours, who want it destroyed. View more info

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A Hidden Magic

By: Velde, Vivian Vande

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296351

ISBN: 0517555344

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author with inscription, To Maija--I hope you have a good time with this book. A nice copy. 1985 Hard Cover. 117 pp. Once upon a time there was a very nice but very plain princess named Jennifer, who, following proper fairy-tale protocol, fell for a very handsome but very conceited prince named Alexander. When Alexander offends a powerful witch, it falls to Jennifer to save him. In the course of doing so, she meets a wizard and soon wonders if she’s such a proper fairy-tale princess after all—a good little princess would love Alexander, but does she? View more info