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Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat (Pleasewell Series)

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros: 1890

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2205385

Condition: Very Good


Later printing. Faint creases to front wrapper, faint pink stain to rear wrapper, general light wear. 1890 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Includes color and black-and-white illustrations. The tale of Old Dame Trot and her cat. View more info

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Walt Disney's Dumbo (Walt Disney's Little Library D3)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1947

Seller ID: 2015979

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked with new cloth, pencil name & address inside front board. 1947 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A publication based on one of Walt Disney's earliest films, featuring color and black & white illustrations from the motion picture. View more info

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Punky Dunk and the Spotted Pup

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: P.F. Volland & Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 2202701

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, board edges rubbed, one inch stain to front board. 1912 Small Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Cute story about the introduction of a puppy into the home of a cat. View more info

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Sparkling Tales: Puss in Boots and Other Fairy Tales; Cinderella; The Charmed Fawn; The Yellow Dwarf; Little Red Riding Hood (New Nursery Series)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros.: 1903

Seller ID: 2297675

Condition: Fair


No jacket. Spine sprung, large stain ink stamp on front paste-down endpaper, front free endpaper missing. 1903 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of children's tales including, Puss in Boots and Other Fairy Tales; Cinderella; The Charmed Fawn; The Yellow Dwarf; Little Red Riding Hood. With numerous illustrations. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe (Kriss Kringle Series)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: McLoughlin Bros: 1897

Seller ID: 2299098

Condition: Good


Spine taped, light stain wrappers rubbed. 1897 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. Printed on linen. View more info

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All About Mother Goose (The All About Series, Book 4)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Cupples & Leon Company: 1916

Seller ID: 2288952

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch tear along top edge and bottom edge of front jacket panel and front flap hinge, one-inch tear along jacket spine and rear jacket panel. Surface tear on dedication page and on frontispiece recto. 1916 Small Hard Cover. 47 pp. Color plates. Illustrations by John (Johnny) B. Gruelle. A collection of children's nursery rhymes. View more info

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The Brown Book; or, the Story of the Gingerbread Man

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1909

Seller ID: 2294991

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa early 1900s). Part of spine missing, binding split, a few minor holes in a few pages. 1909 Small Hard Cover. Unpaginated. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2. The Gingerbread Man is a fairy tale about a gingerbread man's escape from various pursuers and his eventual demise between the jaws of a fox. View more info

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Laughing Last

By: Abbott, Jane D.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288788

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed. Faint smudge on spine, front hinge starting. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 281 pp. He who laughs last, laugh best, goes the saying. But it is a question in the Romley family who will be the last. Certainly not Sidney, though, who at fifteen asserted a strange independence and was probably the least of the famous Joseph Romley's children to look like a poet's daughter. But Sidney, determined to escape the stigma of poetry just for a summer, goes to visit her Aunt Achsa on Cape Cod. In the wharves and boats of Provincetown she finds a whole c... View more info

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Black Flower

By: Abbott, Jane D.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2288789

Condition: Very Good


Quarter inch by half inch chip along top edge of rear jacket panel, minor chips to jacket spine head and jacket spine base. Ink name on half-title page. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 248 pp. It was just Theo's luck that the new girl should see her fighting the town bully. But, thought Theo, defiantly, what difference does it make what Beth Bradford thinks of me. I don't care. Little did Theo know how much Beth's likes and dislikes would mean to her and her adored brother, Jard. And it was not until the flood in which old Jasper, the boatman, lost his life that ... View more info

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Jack and Jill (Complete Authorized Edition)

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1928

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272416

Condition: Very Good


Surface tears along jacket edges, one-inch tear along top edge of jacket rear, a few small tears along jacket edges. A few small spots on top page ridge, ink name on frontispiece recto. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. Includes color frontispiece. Jack and Jill: A Village Story by Louisa May Alcott, is a children's book originally published in 1880. It takes place in a small New England town after the Civil War. The story of two good friends named Jack and Janey, Jack and Jill tells of the aftermath of a serious sledding accident. View more info

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Under the Lilacs

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1905

Seller ID: 2278878

Condition: Good


No jacket, binding repaired, minor loss to spine head and spine base, ink note on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. Bab and Betty, two little girls, are having a tea party with their dolls when an unknown dog appears and steals their cake. The girls find the dog, Sancho, along with his owner Ben Brown, a run-away from the circus who is hiding in their play barn in a carriage. They discover that Ben is a horse master and when he is taken in by the Moss', they get him a job on a neighboring farm. It is there that he can work with horses and dr... View more info

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My Boys [Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag. My Boys, Etc.]

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2279499

Condition: Very Good


Reissue of BAL 168 (early 1900s). No jacket, tear along spine head and front hinge, a few light smudges to first few pages. We have more books available by this author!. 215 pp. CONTENTS; My Boys; Tessa's Surprises; Buzz; The Children's Joke; Dandelion; Madam Cluck, and Her Family; A Curious Call; Tilly's Christmas; My Little Gentleman; Back Windows; Little Marie of Lehon; My May-Day Among Curious Birds and Beasts; Our Little Newsboy; Patty's Patchwork. View more info

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Spinning-Wheel Stories

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1885

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: 2279512

Condition: Near Fine


Early printing. No jacket, ink gift note on second blank. 1885 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. Engraved ads for Alcott's other books follow text (BAL 206). A collection of 12 short stories. CONTENTS: Grandma's Story; Tabby's Table-Cloth; Eli's Education; Onawandah; Little Things; The Banner of Beaumanoir; Jerseys, or, the Girl's Ghost; The Little House in the Garden; Daisy's Jewel-Box, and How She Filled It; Corny's Catamount; The Cooking-Class; The Hare and the Tortoise. View more info

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A Modern Mephistopheles, and A Whisper in the Dark

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1889

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279513

Condition: Near Fine


First Thus: second edition of A Modern Mephistopheles, first appearance of A Whisper in the Dark (BAL 219). No jacket, ink gift note on second blank, pages very faintly toned. 1889 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. ABOUT A MODERN MEPHISTOPHELES: This chilling tale of lust, deception, and greed beings on a midwinter night as Felix Canaris, a despairing writer about to take his own life, is saved by a knock at the door. His mysterious visitor, Jasper Helwyze, promises the poor student fame and fortune in return for his complete devotion. The embittered Helwyze the... View more info

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Poppies and Wheat

By: Alcott, Louisa M.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1900

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2279516

Condition: Very Good


First Thus (BAL 230). No jacket, sticker on front paste-down endpaper, ink gift note on front endppaer, pencil marks on page one. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 54 pp. Green cloth boards with gilt titles and red poppies on cover. EXCERPT: As the great steamer swung round into the stream the cloud Of white handkerchiefs waving on the wharf melted away, the last good-byes grew fainter, and those who went and those who stayed felt that the parting was over. View more info

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Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to Little Men.

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Roberts Brothers: 1894

Seller ID: 2297872

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Tear to spine head, front hinge starting, tissue guard lightly foxed. 1894 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 365 pp. Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to Little Men is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1886. The novel is the final book in the unofficial Little Women series. In it, Jo's children, now grown, are caught up in real world troubles. View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1901

Seller ID: 2262055

Condition: Near Fine


Two half-inch tears along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed, ink marks on rear jacket flap. Ink note on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 335 pp. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little Men'. Little Men tells the story of Jo... View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys (Illustrated Junior Library)

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Seller ID: 2278345

Condition: Very Good


One inch by one inch chip to jacket spine head and jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed with multiple small chips and creases. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 372 pp. Illustrated by Douglas Gorsline. Color endpapers. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little... View more info

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Nothing is Impossible: The Story of Beatrix Potter

By: Aldis, Dorothy

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Antheneum: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290349

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor chip to jacket spine base, jacket edges lightly bumped. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1969 Hard Cover. xi, 156 pp. Drawings by Richard Cuffari. A biography of the woman who created Peter Rabbit as well as other stories read by children all over the world. View more info

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Store Boy; or, the Fortunes of Ben Barclay

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1906

Seller ID: 2292355

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa early 1900s). No jacket. Spine slightly cocked. 1906 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 252 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger Jr. (/'æld??r/; January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was an American writer of young adult novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. His writings were characterized by the rags-to-riches narrative, which had a formative effect on the United States during the Gilded Age. All of Alger's juvenile... View more info

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Sink or Swim or, Harry Raymond's Resolve

By: Alger, Jr., Horatio

Price: $10.00  $8.00

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. 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. View more info

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Andersen's Fairy Tales, in Three Volumes: Andersen's Fairy Tales; Andersen's Shorter Tales; Andersen's Longer Stories

By: Andersen, Hans Christian; Hersholt, Jean

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf: 1948

Seller ID: 2299586

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. Ink mark on top page ridge and rear board of Andersen's Fairy Tales. Spines of all three volumes very faintly toned. 1948 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Three volume set. Lacks slipcase. A collection of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales and stories in three volumes. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. View more info

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Bugle, a Puppy in Old Yorktown (Tip-Top Elf Book, 8618)

By: Andrews, Mary

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1958

Seller ID: 2272839

Condition: Very Good


Corners lightly rubbed, pencil name on title page, pages lightly toned. 1958 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. The story of a dog living in Colonial times in Yorktown, Virginia. View more info

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Tom Swift and His Air Glider or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure (Tom Swift Series Book 12)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Seller ID: 2207859

Condition: Good


Copyright page lists through Giant Land, ad following text lists through House on Wheels. Spine slightly cocked, lightly stained and foxed. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 209 pp., 10-page terminal publisher ad. Book 12 in the original Tom Swift series, each of which was based around a particular technological gadget. While testing out one of his many airships, Tom needs to make emergency landing for repairs. He complains of the poor quality platinum used for his magneto, and is overheard by an escaped Russian exile. The man tells Tom of a secret platinum min... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle or Fun and Adventures on the Road (The Tom Swift Series Book 1)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201892

Condition: Good


Early reprint - list on copyright page ends with 'His Electric Runabout', as does ad following text. Boards lightly soiled, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 206 pp., 14-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book-packaging firm, and have been written by a number of different ghostwriters over the years. The books are published under the... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Motor Boat; or The Rivals of Lake Carlopa (Tom Swift 2)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201893

Condition: Good


Reprint - copyright page lists through His Electric Runabout, ad following text lists through His Great Searchlight. Boards lightly stained, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 212 pp. 8vo. Tom Swift and his Motor-Boat picks up directly following events from the previous book with the titular Motor-Boat getting damaged by criminals intent on steeling an invention of Tom Swift's father. The owner of the boat decides to auction off the 21 foot craft rather than pay for repairs, and Tom wins the auction with a bid of $200. Howeve... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Great Search Light [Searchlight], or, On the Border for Uncle Sam (Tom Swift Series Book 15)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201897

Condition: Good


First edition. Last title on copyright page and in list following text Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight. Boards lightly soiled, 1 inch internal chip from spine, front hinge just starting, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 214 pp., [6] publisher catalog. 8vo. Book 15 in the classic boy's adventure series, in which Tom Swift perfects his noiseless airship, and uses it to combat Canadian smugglers. Tom Swift (in some versions Tom Swift, Jr.) is the name of the central character in five series, totaling over 100 volumes, of j... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Air Glider (Tom Swift Series Book 12)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201896

Condition: Fair


Early reprint: titles on copyright page through Giant Land; title in rear ads through His Great Searchlight. Spine stained, front hinge starting, title page loose but included, last ad page torn along spine, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 209 pp., 10-page terminal publisher ad. Book 12 in the original Tom Swift series, each of which was based around a particular technological gadget. While testing out one of his many airships, Tom needs to make emergency landing for repairs. He complains of the poor quality platinum used ... View more info

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Tom Swift in the City of Gold; or, Marvelous Adventures Underground (Tom Swift Series Book 11)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Seller ID: 2265401

Condition: Very Good


Copyright page lists series through book 12, ad following text lists series through book 19. Endpapers foxed. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., [4] publisher catalog. The 11th book in the classic boy's adventure series, featuring a quest for a lost underground city. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five different series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book-packaging firm, and have been written by a number of different ghostwriters ov... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Air Glider; or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure (Tom Swift Series Book 12)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265402

Condition: Good


Copyright page lists series through book 13, ad following text lists series through book 19. Hinges weakening, pencil name on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 209 pp., 10-page terminal publisher ad. Book 12 in the original Tom Swift series, each of which was based around a particular technological gadget. While testing out one of his many airships, Tom needs to make emergency landing for repairs. He complains of the poor quality platinum used for his magneto, and is overheard by an escaped Russian exile. The man tells Tom of a secret platinum m... View more info