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Days of Gold

By: Warner, Ann Spence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1931

Seller ID: 2289154

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. Top corner of front board lightly bumped, pencil name on front endpaper. 1931 Hard Cover. 295 pp. Illustrated by Ruth King. This story of a forsaken house, a lost diary, a sack of gold dust lying hidden in an abandoned mine, keeps readers tense with excitement. View more info

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Nancy of Paradise Cottage

By: Watkins, Shirley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Goldsmith Publishing Company: 1921

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2290316

Condition: Good


Jacket spine base stained, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips and minor tears. Light stain on spine base, pencil name on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1921 Hard Cover. 251 pp. Mrs. Prescott and pretty, luxury-loving Alma would rather get at the nice things more quickly; and in the poor circumstances of the little family, it is Nancy who has to struggle to keep off the rocks on which the impractical optimism of her mother and sister threaten to land them. It is after the disastrous results of Mrs. Prescott's efforts to give her daughters advantages and pleasures that are far beyo... View more info

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Patty - Bride (Patty Series, No. 16)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1927

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2289141

Condition: Near Fine


Early printing. Prelim and jacket list through book 17 in series. Small chip along bottom edge of rear jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. This Book is #16 of the Patty Fairfield collection, a total of 17 novels covering the life of this happy and cheerful american teenager of a century ago, as she matures and comes of age, and, in the meantime, living all kind of amazing adventures. Patty Fairfield is a pretty, well-mannered, graceful, thoughtful, smart, but not too smart 14 year ol... View more info

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Patty in Paris (Patty Series, No. 5)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1924

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2289142

Condition: Very Good


Early printing. Prelim and jacket list through book 17 in series. Quarter-inch by quarter-inch chip to jacket spine head, small chip to jacket spine, small chip along top edge of rear jacket panel, jacket lightly toned, corners of jacket flaps clipped. Faint stains on page ridge, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 270 pp. As soon as it can be made habitable, said Mrs. Farrington; they call it a furnished house, but it is not at all my idea of furnishing. It's about as well appointed as a summer cottage might be at home. The ... View more info

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Patty in the City (Patty Series, No. 3)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1905

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289143

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket lists through book 5 in series. One inch by one inch chip to jacket spine head partially obscuring title, jacket edges rubbed with multiple creases. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 274 pp. This Book is #3 of the Patty Fairfield collection, a total of 17 novels covering the life of this happy and cheerful american teenager of a century ago, as she matures and comes of age, and, in the meantime, living all kind of amazing adventures. Patty Fairfield is a pretty, well-mannered, graceful, thoughtful, smart, but no... View more info

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Patty's Summer Days (Patty Series, No. 4)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1906

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289144

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket lists through book 5 in series. Jacket spine faintly toned, jacket spine head and spine base lightly rubbed. 1906 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 296 pp. This Book is #4 of the Patty Fairfield collection, a total of 17 novels covering the life of this happy and cheerful american teenager of a century ago, as she matures and comes of age, and, in the meantime, living all kind of amazing adventures. Patty Fairfield is a pretty, well-mannered, graceful, thoughtful, smart, but not too smart 14 year old who will make us laugh and cry, and learn about life with ... View more info

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Patty's Success (Patty Series, No. 8)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1925

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289145

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lists through book 17 in series. Multiple small chips to jacket edges. Bookplate and ink gift note on front endpaper, ink name on page 99. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 292 pp. This Book is #8 of the Patty Fairfield collection, a total of 17 novels covering the life of this happy and cheerful american teenager of a century ago, as she matures and comes of age, and, in the meantime, living all kind of amazing adventures. Patty Fairfield is a pretty, well-mannered, graceful, thoughtful, smart, but not too smart 14 year old who will make us laugh and cry, a... View more info

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Patty and Azalea (Patty Series, No. 17)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1919

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289146

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. 1919 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 302 pp. Oh, Little Billee! Come quick, for goodness' sake! The baby's choking! Patty was in the sun parlour, her arms full of a fluttering bundle of lace and linen, and her blue eyes wide with dismay at her small daughter's facial contortions. Only with laughter, Bill reassured her after a quick glance at the restless infant. Give her to me. The baby nestled comfortably in his big, powerful arms, and Patty sat back in her chair and watched them both. What a pleasure, she said, complacently, to be wife and mother... View more info

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Two Little Women on a Holiday (Two Little Women, Book 3)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289147

Condition: Very Good


Book and jacket both list through this title (book 3). Light stain along edge of front jacket panel, a few minor chips to jacket edges. Permanent marker on front endpaper, page ridges lightly foxed. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 300 pp. Illustrated by E.C. Caswell. Hello, Dolly, said Dotty Rose, over the telephone. Hello, Dot, responded Dolly Fayre. What you want? Oh! I can't tell you this way. Come on over, just as quick as you can. But I haven't finished my Algebra, and it's nearly dinner time, anyway. No it isn't, -and no matter if it is. Come on, I tell you... View more info

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Patty Fairfield (Patty Series, No. 1)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1929

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2289803

Condition: Very Good


Prelim lists through book 17 in series. No jacket. Ink gift note and pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, ink stamp on rear endpaper. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 247 pp. This is the Hurly-Burly, Patty, said her uncle, and if anything isn't quite in order, you must pardon it, for we're scarcely settled yet, and haven't had time to get everything to rights; and your Aunt Grace had the misfortune to sprain her ankle yesterday, so she can't attend to things as she otherwise would. But whatever you want just you come straight and tell your Uncle Teddy, a... View more info

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Patty's Friends (Patty Series, No. 6)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1911

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2289807

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Front hinge starting, pencil name on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 283 pp. Patty makes friends in England, and helps some of them find a lost family fortune. View more info

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Patty Blossom (Patty Series, No. 15)

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289809

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Prelim lists through this title (book 15) in series. No jacket. Boards and top page ridge faintly foxed, ink name on front endpaper. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 295 pp. Patty gets involved with disreputable artistic types. Then she gets engaged. View more info

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Cherry Ames, Visiting Nurse

By: Wells, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Seller ID: 2207068

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy.Front jacket flap price-clipped, sticker to front jacket flap. 1947 Hard Cover. 216 pp. Cherry and her friends move to New York where they share an apartment and become visiting nurses. As she makes her rounds, Cherry learns about a mysterious recluse, living in a mansion, who has not been seen in years.Cherry Ames is the central character in a series of 27 mystery novels with hospital settings published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1943 and 1968. Helen Wells (1910-1986) wrote volumes #1-7 and 17-27, and Julie Campbell Tatham (1908-1999), the creator of Trixie Belden, wrote vol... View more info

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Five and Ten (Nursery Books)

By: Whitehead, Roberta

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286754

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Very good. 1943 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Lois Lenski. The story of a little girl and her trip to the five and ten store. View more info

Flotsam

By: Wiesner, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Clarion Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296388

ISBN: 0618194576

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine head lightly bumped. 2006 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A bright, science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam--anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. But there's no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater camera, with its own secrets to share . . . and to keep. In each of his amazing picture books, David Wiesner has revealed the magical possibilities of some ordinary thing or happening--a frog on a lily ... View more info

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These Happy Golden Years (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1971

Seller ID: 2279335

ISBN: 0060264810

Condition: Good


No jacket, spine and page ridges faintly foxed, ink stamp on front paste-down endpaper, pocket on rear endpaper. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Fifteen-year-old Laura lives apart from her family for the first time, teaching school in a claim shanty twelve miles from home. She is very homesick, but keeps at it so that she can help pay for her sister Mary's tuition at the college for the blind. During school vacations Laura has fun with her singing lessons, going on sleigh rides, and best of all, helping Almanzo Wilder driv... View more info

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By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1953

Seller ID: 2279336

ISBN: 0060264160

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, pencil note on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 290 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes her first train ride as she, her sisters, and their mother come out to live with Pa on the shores of Silver Lake. After a lonely winter in the surveyors' hous... View more info

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Little House in the Big Woods (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 2279337

ISBN: 0060264306

Condition: Good


Jacket spine chipped one-third of the length, rear side of jacket previously mended with tape, faint stains to jacket. Faint stain along bottom edge of front board, ink name on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 237 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. Little House in the Big Woods ... View more info

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The Velveteen Rabbit; or, How Toys Become Real

By: Williams, Margery

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday Book for Young Readers: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295011

ISBN: 0385077254

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on half-title page. 1991 Large Hardcover. 33 pp. Original art by William Nicholson. “Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always.” Here is one of the most classic and beloved children's stories, with the original illustrations from 1922—the ideal gift for baby showers, birthdays, weddings, and holidays throughout the year. At first a brand-new toy, now a threadbare and discarded nursery relic, the velveteen rabbit is saved from peril by a magic fairy who whisks him away to the idyllic world of Rabbitland. There, he becomes Real, a cherished childhoo... View more info

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Mary Rose at Rose Gables (Mary Rose, Book 5)

By: Wirries, Mary Mabel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Benziger Brothers: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290232

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed, two one-inch tears to rear jacket panel. Light smudge on page ridge. 1928 Hard Cover. 157 pp. Mary Rose enters social service work. Mary Rose, through her kindness to an old lady, falls heir to a large country house. She opens it under her own supervision as a health home for the unfortunate children of a nearby city. She meets there all the problems of life that the average social worker meets in any large city. View more info

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Dan Carter Cub Scout (The Dan Carter Books, Book 1)

By: Wirt, Mildred A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cupples and Leon Company: 1949

Seller ID: 2294933

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine head and jacket spine base slightly chipped. A few faint smudges on page ridges. 1949 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 210 pp. Last title on jacket flap and rear panel is Cub Honor. First book in series. The books follow the adventures of 10 year old Dan Carter and the other boys in Den 2 of the Cub Scouts. Dan Carter is considered the most responsible Cub in Den 2 and is the pack leader. View more info

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Dan Carter and the Great Carved Face (The Dan Carter Books, Book 5)

By: Wirt, Mildred A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cupples and Leon Company: 1952

Seller ID: 2294934

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine head and jacket spine base very lightly rubbed. 1952 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 210 pp. Last title on jacket flap and rear panel is Cub Honor. Book five in series. The books follow the adventures of 10 year old Dan Carter and the other boys in Den 2 of the Cub Scouts. Dan Carter is considered the most responsible Cub in Den 2 and is the pack leader. View more info

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The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (Includes Audio CD Narrated by James Earl Jones)

By: Wojciechowski, Susan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Candlewick Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2296378

ISBN: 1564023206

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Very minor general wear. 2002 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Includes audio CD narrated by James Earl Jones. Jonathan Toomey is the best woodcarver in the valley, but he is always alone and never smiles. No one knows about the mementos of his lost wife and child that he keeps in an unopened drawer. But one early winter’s day, a widow and her young son approach him with a gentle request that leads to a joyful miracle. The moving, lyrical tale, gloriously illustrated by P.J. Lynch, has been widely hailed as a true Christmas classic. View more info

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Jonas on a Farm in Summer (Jonas Stories)

By: [Abbott, Jacob]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W.D. Ticknor: 1842

Seller ID: 2288964

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss to spine head and to spine base, spine lightly toned. 1842 Small Hard Cover. 178, 16 pp. Hand-colored engravings (frontispiece, page 66, page 106, page 150). By the author of the Rollo books. Jonas On A Farm In Summer, is intended as the continuation of a series, the first two volumes of which, Jonas's Stories and Jonas A Judge, have already been published. They are all designed, not merely to interest and amuse the juvenile reader, but to give him instruction, by exemplifying the principles of honest integrity, and plain practical good sense, in their application to the ordinary ci... View more info

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Addy's Surprise: A Christmas Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 3)

By: [American Girl]; Porter, Connie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1993

Seller ID: 2277888

ISBN: 1562470795

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers and a few pages faintly creased. 1993 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 65 pp. Addy knows that Christmas will be hard without Poppa, Sam, and Esther. When Addy spots a beautiful red scarf in a secondhand shop, she's determined to save her money and buy it for Momma to brighten her holiday. But when Addy sees the plight of newly freed slaves, she's torn. Can she help them and still save money for Momma's scarf? In the end, Addy's Christmas surprise for Momma is different from what she had planned. And a surprise awaiting Addy is better than she even dared to hop... View more info

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Happy Birthday, Addy!: A Springtime Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 4)

By: [American Girl]; Porter, Connie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1994

Seller ID: 2277889

ISBN: 1562470817

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1994 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 60 pp. Addy and her parents have moved to a boarding house. There Addy meets an inspiring friend, M'dear. Like many people who grew up enslaved, Addy doesn't know when she was born, so M'dear urges Addy to claim a day for her birthday. Then M'dear falls ill. When Addy goes out to get medicine, she faces prejudice--and danger. M'dear helps Addy overcome her anger and gives her a deeper understanding of freedom. When Addy finally claims a birthday, it is a special day indeed, and the whole city celebrates. View more info

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Changes for Addy: A Winter Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 6)

By: [American Girl]; Porter, Connie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1994

Seller ID: 2277890

ISBN: 156247085X

Condition: Good


Wrappers creased, a few faint smudges to wrappers, wrapper edges rubbed. 1994 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 61 pp. Addy has begun to give up hope of ever having her family together. Then she gets word that baby Esther, Auntie Lula, and Uncle Solomon are on their way to Philadelphia. Addy searches the city for them, but the reunion she dreamed of is mixed with joy and deep sorrow. As Addy prepares for her reading at the Emancipation Celebration, she begins to doubt the words about freedom she is supposed to read. Momma reminds Addy that their family will always be to... View more info

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Samantha's Surprise: A Christmas Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 3)

By: [American Girl]; Schur, Maxine Rose

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1986

Seller ID: 2277900

ISBN: 0937295221

Condition: Very Good


Light stain to top corner, minor general wear. 1986 Soft Cover. 66 pp. Samantha has high hopes for the best Christmas ever. Things start to go wrong when her Uncle Gard announces he is bringing the beautiful Cornelia home for the holidays. The household goes into a dither, and in all the confusion, no one pays much attention to Samantha and her private wish for the beautiful doll in the window at Schofield's Toy Store. Samantha blames Cornelia for ruining the holidays. But when Christmas morning finally comes, Samantha has more than one surprise waiting for her. View more info

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Meet Josefina: An American Girl (The American Girls Collection, Book 1)

By: [American Girl]; Tripp, Valerie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1997

Seller ID: 2277894

ISBN: 1562475150

Condition: Good


Surface tear on front wrapper, light crease and light smudge on rear wrapper. 1997 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 83 pp. Josefina Montoya is growing up on a rancho near Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1824. Ever since Mamá died a year before, Josefina and her three sisters have been struggling to carry on without her. One bright fall day, happy news arrives--their beloved grandfather is returning home after a long trading trip. Josefina knows that he will bring exciting stories and wonderful treasures from his journey. But this time he brings something more--a great surpri... View more info

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Josefina Learns a Lesson: A School Story (The American Girls Collection, Book 2)

By: [American Girl]; Tripp, Valerie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pleasant Company: 1997

Seller ID: 2277896

ISBN: 1562475177

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch tear along bottom edge of rear wrapper, rear wrapper creased. 1997 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 69 pp. Josefina is delighted when T'a Dolores returns to the Montoyas' rancho. But soon after she arrives, a flash flood kills hundreds of the family's sheep. T'a Dolores suggests that the Montoyas could recover from this terrible loss by starting a weaving business--something Mamá never would have done. But Papá likes the idea. Then T'a Dolores decides to teach the girls how to read. Mamá didn't read, but Josefina is excited to learn. Then she begins to wor... View more info