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Sails of Gold

By: Asquith, Lady Cynthia

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons: 1927

Seller ID: 2274311

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, a few light smudges and stains to boards, bookplate on second blank. 1927 Large Hardcover. 166 pp. Includes a story by A.A. Milne about Tigger. Milne had published Winnie-the-Pooh just one year earlier. An anthology of stories edited by Lady Cynthia Asquith. CONTENTS: Ianthe Jerrold: A Lovely Lady; John Buchan: The Magic Walking Stick; Laurence Binyon: In the Aquarium at the Zoo; Denis Mackail: What Happened to Oz; Geoffrey Dearmer: The Giraffe; H. Belloc: Agincourt; Mary Webb: The Secret Joy; A.A. Milne: Tigger Comes to the Forest; Cynthia Asquith: Teddy Bear; Mary Webb: The Cuckoo... View more info

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Judy: A Story of Divine Corners

By: Baldwin, Faith

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2290219

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Boards lightly rubbed, pencil note on front and rear paste-down endpapers. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 255 pp. Illustrated by Robb Beebe. Judy and her high school friends find more adventure than they had planned at their summer camp in upstate New York. View more info

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Mary Lou: A Story of Divine Corners

By: Baldwin, Faith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1931

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2290238

Condition: Good


Jacket corners and edges previously mended with tape, jacket edges rubbed, light stain along top edge of jacket. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, frontispiece missing, ink note on title page. 1931 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 299 pp. Mary Lou, friend of Judy and Babs and a leader of the jolly group of girls who have had so many adventures together at Divine Corners, follows the vocation which her friends predicted for her. For Mary Lou was always the one to soothe the energetic Judy and to bandage the fingers which Babs cut while tinkering with her airplan... View more info

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For Yardley: A Story of Track and Field

By: Barbour, Ralph Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289150

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. A few faint spots on rear board, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, ink stamp on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 297 pp. Color frontispiece and 3 color plates. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ralph Henry Barbour (November 13, 1870 – February 19, 1944) was an American novelist, who primarily wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys. In collaboration with L. H. Bickford, he also wrote as Richard Stillman Powell, notably Phyllis in Bohemia. Other works included light romances and adventure. View more info

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Little Miss Sunshine; or, The Old Bachelor's Ward (The Barton Books for Girls, Book 6)

By: Barton, May Hollis

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290243

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed, front jacket flap creased. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. 206 pp. Her guardian major, an old bachelor, knows nothing about children. View more info

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Overheard in Fairyland

By: Bigman, Madge A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288734

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Pencil name, ink stamp, and book plate on front endpaper. Pencil mark and faints stain on front board, front hinge starting. 1909 Hard Cover. xvi, 237 pp. Illustrated by Ruth Sypherd Clements. Color frontispiece and plates. CONTENTS: Fairies; The Best Fairy of All; Origin of Toadstool; Why Poppies Make You Sleep; Why Apples Have Stars Within; Origin of the Tiger Lily, Snapdragon, Elephant-Ear; Why the Persimmon Tree Has Its Fruit in Three Colors; Flower Pixies; Why the Leaves Shake; The Origin of Pussy Willows; Why Violets Have Golden Hearts; Origin of the Brown-Eyed ... View more info

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The Glad Lady

By: Blanchard, Amy E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dana Estes & Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290218

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Minor pencil notes on rear endpapers. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 297 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Amy Ella Blanchard (June 28, 1854 – July 4, 1926) was an American writer of children's literature. View more info

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Thy Friend Dorothy

By: Blanchard, Amy E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Penn Publishing Company: 1926

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2290239

Condition: Very Good


Multiple chips to jacket edges. Board edges lightly rubbed, ink stamp on front endpaper. 1926 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. Illustrated by Ida Waugh. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Amy Ella Blanchard (June 28, 1854 – July 4, 1926) was an American writer of children's literature. View more info

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The Boy Inventors' and the Vanishing Gun

By: Bonner, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: M.A. Donohue & Company: 1929

Seller ID: 2275037

Condition: Very Good


One-and-a-half inch closed tear along jacket spine head, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Front and rear boards stained along edge, top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. 287 pp. Illustrated by Charles L. Wrenn. U.S. author of whom nothing is known beyond the fact that his name apparently refers to a real author (not always the case when American juvenile series are concerned). Although his Boy Inventors sequence is neither the first nor the most important of its category, his overall title has been used to describe various series of this sort (see Airship Boys; Radio Boys) – that i... View more info

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Dave Dawson at Singapore (The War Adventure Series)

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1942

Seller ID: 2275154

Condition: Good


Half-inch chip along top edge of jacket rear near spine, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears. Hinges starting, pages lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. 250 pp. This book finds Dave and his pal, Freddie Farmer. of the RAF assigned to Singapore. The Dave Dawson War Adventure series is a fifteen book series of boy's adventure stories pertaining to the European and Pacific theatres of WWII. Written between 1941 and 1945, by R. Sidney Bowen the books follow the adventures of American RAF pilot Dave Dawson, and his fellow flyer, Freddy Farmer. The novels often contain a series of unlikely events... View more info

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Red Randall on New Guinea

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Seller ID: 2276890

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. Pages lightly toned. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. The Red Randall series was a 1940s, boys war adventure series by R. Sidney Bowen. Like the Dave Dawson War Adventure Series the series pertained to World War II specifically the Pacific Theatre of the war. The main character, Red Randall serves throughout the book series as a military aviator. The books contain frequent deviation from history, such as a Fifth Column Japanese base on the Hawaiian Islands, during the air raid on Pearl Harbor. View more info

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The Little Swiss Wood Carver (The Children of All Lands Stories)

By: Brandeis, Madeline

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 2288934

Condition: Very Good


Three half-inch tears along edges of front jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed. Bookplate on front endpaper recto, pencil gift note on half-title page, note laid in. 1929 Hard Cover. 160 pp. Photographic illustrations made in Switzerland by the author. Here is an absorbing tale of how Seppi, the ambitious Swiss lad, made his dream of becoming a skillful wood-carver like his father come true. No American child can read about Seppi's struggles to perfect himself in his father's art without feeling more than one thrill of sympathy. How his father carved a beautiful St. Bernard dog for a rich Americ... View more info

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A Popular Schoolgirl

By: Brazil, Angela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290216

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1921 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 296 pp. Illustrated by Balliol Salmon. Ingred and her family must move from Rotherwood, their stately home, to a smaller Bungalow when their post-Great War finances take a turn for the worse. The story follows Ingred's year at school - now a boarder - where she is made form 'warden', and has to contend with new girl Bess who has moved into her former home. View more info

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The Youngest Girl in the Fifth: A School Story

By: Brazil, Angela

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited: 1913

Seller ID: 2290217

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. No publisher date (circa 1913), front hinge starting, ink gift note on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 296 pp. Green boards. Illustrated by H.L. Bacon. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Angela Brazil (pronounced brazzle) (30 November 1868 – 13 March 1947) was one of the first British writers of modern schoolgirls' stories, written from the characters' point of view and intended primarily as entertainment rather than moral instruction.[1] In the first half of the 20th century she published nearly 50 books of girls' fiction, the vast majority being boarding school stor... View more info

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Noisy Book

By: Brown, Margaret Wise

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1939

Seller ID: 2287057

Condition: Very Good


Text upside down relative to binding, otherwise in very nice condition. No jacket. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard. A look at noises follows Muffin, a little dog with a bandage over his eyes, as he hears all sorts of noises and must guess each noise's origin. View more info

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The Lost Prince

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1915

Seller ID: 2283831

Condition: Very Good


First edition. BAL 2122. No jacket, board edges lightly rubbed, ink marks on front paste-down endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 415 pp. Illustrated by Maurice L. Bower. This book is about Marco Loristan, his father, and his friend, a street urchin called The Rat. Marco's father, Stefan, is a Samavian patriot working to overthrow the cruel dictatorship in the kingdom of Samavia. Marco and his father come to London where Marco strikes up a friendship with a crippled street urchin known as The Rat. The friendship occurs when Marco overhears The Rat shouting ... View more info

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2286997

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 246 pp. Illustrated by Reginald Birch. Little Lord Fauntleroy is a novel by the English-American writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, her first children's novel. It was published as a serial in St. Nicholas Magazine from November 1885 to October 1886, then as a book by Scribner's (the publisher of St. Nicholas) in 1886.[2] The illustrations by Reginald B. Birch set fashion trends and the novel set a precedent in copyright law when Burnett won a lawsuit in 1888 against E. V. Seebohm over the rights to the... View more info

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Little Lord Fauntleroy

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1911

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291317

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [1], 246 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, color picture plate mounted on front board, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Color frontispiece and plates by Reginald Birch. Little Lord Fauntleroy is a novel by the English-American writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, her first children's novel. It was published as a serial in St. Nicholas Magazine from November 1885 to October 1886, then as a book by Scribner's (the publisher of St. Nicholas) in 1886.[2] The illustrations by Reginald B. Birch set fashion trend... View more info

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Depend on Katie John (Katie John, Book 2)

By: Calhoun, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1961

Seller ID: 2290242

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 181 pp. Illustrated by Paul Frame. A twenty-room inherited house becomes home for Katie John, her family, and the people to whom they've rented rooms. View more info

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Nan Sherwood at Palm Beach; or, Strange Adventures Among the Orange Groves (Nan Sherwood Series, Book 5)

By: Carr, Annie Roe

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Goldsmith Publishing Co.: 1921

Seller ID: 2290245

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed with minor chips and minor tears. 1921 Hard Cover. iii, 242 pp. Nan and her friends from Lakeview Hall head to Florida and Palm Beach at the end of the school year, and Nan becomes involved in an adventure concerning a villain attempting to cheat an heiress out of her fortune. View more info

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Clare Tristan, Arctic Nurse

By: Case, Joyce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Brockhampton Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290226

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink scribble on font jacket flap. pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, ink gift note on front endpaper verso, pages lightly toned. 1965 Hard Cover. 152 pp. Clare Tristan enters a new world when she steps off the plane at Blizzard Point in the North-West Territories of Canada, to start work at a government nursing station. In the isolation of the life she shares with her colleague, Andrea, she comes to learn so much about the land and the people with whom she has chosen to work. View more info

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Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid (The Madge Morton Books, Book 1)

By: Chalmers, Amy D.V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus Company: 1914

Seller ID: 2290223

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine very slightly cocked and very sightly toned, light stain on rear board, ink and pencil names on front endpapers. 1914 Hard Cover. 256 pp. The heroines of this series for girls are four girls who love outdoor life. They take an old canal boat and transform it into a floating summer home. The Merry Maid is launched in Chesapeake Bay. The girls have fun and adventure on this boat. In Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid the girls help an amnesia victim find her family while the chaperone's secret burden is lessened. View more info

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Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax

By: Chamberlin, Ethel Clere

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1928

Seller ID: 2266227

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, edges rubbed, ink note on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. 123 pp. While Bobby and his grandfather are building a model boat, Sue is reading the poem by Lewis Carroll, ...Of shoes and ships and sealing wax.... and grandfather just happens to know about all those things, plus a many more true stories for children. View more info

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The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science: 64 Daring Experiments for Young Scientists

By: Connolly, Sean

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Workman Publishing: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2261805

ISBN: 076115020X

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2008 Hard Cover. xv, 205 pp. What could be more fun for kids than to have the kind of rip-roaring good time that harkens back to pre-video game, pre-computer days? Introducing 64 valuable science experiments that snap, crackle, pop, ooze, crash, boom, and stink! From Marshmallows on Steroids to Home-Made Lightning, the Sandwich Bag Bomb to Giant Air Cannon, The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science awakens kids' curiosity while demonstrating scientific principles like osmosis, air pressure, and Newton's Third Law of Motion. Kids will love performing these experiments, which use co... View more info

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Sky Attack (A Lucky Terrell Flying Story, Book 2)

By: Cook, Canfield

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1942

Seller ID: 2275153

Condition: Good


Light stain along jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips and minor tears. Ink names on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. 215 pp. A series of World War II aerial adventures. After participating in a savage attempt to prevent the escape of two German battleships and a cruiser from the French coast, Lucky Bob assumes his new duties with a vengeance. Blasting military objectives is only one of his many routine assignments. How Bob discovers evidence of sabotage on his Stratohawk, a new type of bomber jealously guarded by the R.A.F., how he acts as a decoy... View more info

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The Graper Girls: A Story of Three Sisters

By: Corbett, Elizabeth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1931

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2289569

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. A few small stains on front jacket panel. Very minor general wear. 1931 Hard Cover. 280 pp. Illustrated by Ruth King. The Grapers are girls of high-school age, one an athlete, one a student, and one a typical popular girl. They take turns in telling the story, so that we get the views of each girl about the others in addition to the multitude of boys and some older people who enter the story. View more info

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Manly Manners

By: Crowther, Ruth

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Associated Authors: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287056

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Scarce--only seven copies located in OCLC. No jacket. Light stain on front and rear boards, light pink stain on front board. 1940 Hard Cover. 113 pp. Illustrated by Ethel Hays. A children's book about manners. View more info

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Mimi at Sheridan School (Mimi Hammond Series, Book 2)

By: Davis, Anne Pence

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Goldsmith Publishing Company: 1935

Seller ID: 2290244

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor chips and minor tears to jacket edges. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper. 1935 Hard Cover. 248 pp. Adventures of Mimi Hammond and her friends at boarding school. View more info

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Stand Fast and Reply

By: Davis, Lavinia R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289566

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. Spine slightly cocked, top page ridge very faintly foxed. 1943 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 278 pp. For Bitsy, at first bored and horrified by the fact that with Dad in the Army and no money she and her mother and brother must go back to Cousin Bertha's Ohio farm. Cousin Tim, at first awkward and gangling, proves to be really her kind more than the glamor boy she had mooned over at Sea Cliff. The endless physical labor of the farm, with its intangible returns in cash make Bitsy's ultimate choice of the farm rathe... View more info

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A Sea Between

By: Davis, Lavinia R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289567

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine head chipped which partially obscures author name, jacket spine base chipped. 1945 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 266 pp. An honest and revealing novel of the problems older girls face today. View more info