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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Children & Young Adult - 3 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbccya3mo

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for three months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, mo... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Children & Young Adult - 6 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbccya6mo

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for six months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, most... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Children & Young Adult - 1 year subscription

By: N/A

Price: $170.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbccya1yr

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for twelve months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, m... View more info

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Louisa; A Biography of Louisa May Alcott

By: Brown, Pamela

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00192

Condition: Very Good


Stated first printing, burgundy cloth, 8 X 5.5 inches, 172 pages; boards are crisp and clean with the exception of a small burn mark towards head of spine, pages are unmarked, binding tight; unclipped dust jacket is dust stained with several closed tears and a chip along top edge. View more info

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Health - Happiness - Success Series: Book Two - Part One: Health Habits: Physiology and Hygiene

By: Burkhard, William E.; Chambers, Raymond L.; Maroney, Frederick W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lyons and Carnahan: 1930

Seller ID: ET0139

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards decorated in black and yellow. Boards are clean and square with light wear at edges and corners. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. 236 pages. Black and white illustrations throughout. Measures about 5.5 x 7.5 inches. 1930s school reader for health and hygiene. Covers cleanliness, diet, exercise, height & weight, posture, clothing etc. Gives great insight into understanding of science and medicine at the time, as ... View more info

A Child's Guide to Pictures

By: Caffin, Chas H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Baker and Taylor Company: 1908

Seller ID: CS00249

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, gilt tiles, black and white paste down illustration, 8 x 5 1/4 inches, 253 pages, 15 illustrations throughout; mild wear at extremities, previous owner's name penciled in, top edge of text block dusty with a few pencil marks, pages clean and unmarked, binding sound. View more info

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The Quiz Kids Questions and Answers

By: Cowan, Louis G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1941

Seller ID: CS00250

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with green titles, 8 x 7 inches, 96, 31, 96, 32 pages, broken into four sections of questions and answers, two are in color; boards are lightly edge worn, endpapers toned, binding sound; spine of dust jacket sunned, edges and creases show signs of wear, small chips to extremities. Over a thousand questions from the Quiz Kids Radio Program! View more info

The Four Corners of the World: The Unbelievable Adventure of Francisco Pizarro

By: Duvoisin, Roger

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000254

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper over yellow cloth spine. Edge wear to boards and light wear at corners. Browning at extremities. Sticker residue at bottom corner of front free end paper and also to top corner of first page. Else pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. Worn dust jacket is browning at the edges. Chipping at corners and spine ends with a couple of edge tears and small chip out at bottom edge. Sticker over price in front flap. Dust jacket now in protective ... View more info

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The Lollypop Factory and Lots of Others

By: Elting, Mary

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00068

Condition: Very Good


Dust jacket is worn with a few small chips and a three inch closed tear to the rear. View more info

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Going to School

By: Gagg, M.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Loughborough, Wills & Hepworth Ltd: 1959

Seller ID: CS00062

Condition: Good


Tan paper boards with illustrated cover in blue ink, not paginated, vibrant vintage illustrations on each page; boards rubbed and edge worn, handling wear to pages. View more info

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Golden Age

By: Grahame, Kenneth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1935

Seller ID: MH00178

Condition: Good Plus


Reprint. 170 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; pale green boards with gilt titling and black illustration, light smudging and staining to boards and spine, a few pages have a bit of staining at fore edges not affecting text block. From the author of "The Wind in the Willows," this is a beautifully illustrated collection of reminiscences of childhood. View more info

Singing Games for Children

By: Hamlin, Alice P.; Guessford, Margaret G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, The Willis Music Company: 1941

Seller ID: CS00346

Condition: Good


Pictorial paper backed in navy blue cloth, 8vo, 51 pages, illustrated throughout; boards are edge worn and age toned. View more info

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Clara Barton Girl Nature

By: Stevenson, Augusta

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00191

Condition: Very Good


Stated first edition, orange cloth, 7.5 X 5.5 inches, 181 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; damp stain to right edge of cover board, slight evidence of shelf wear, page 176 has a smudge, otherwise pages are clean and unmarked; price clipped dust jacket is soiled in place, has chipping to head and tail of spine. View more info

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The Human Body: What it is and How it Works

By: Wilson, MItchell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Golden Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000669

Condition: Very Good


A De Luxe Golden Book. Illustrated blue cloth boards and matching illustrated Dust Jacket. Boards are clean and bright with mild scuffing and wear at extremities. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn. Chipping at corners and spine ends. Three edge tears with chipping and creasing. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 140 pages. Profusely illustrated in color. Double fold-out illustration at center of book. From front flap: How to make a complex subject crystal-clear fo... View more info

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Plastics: Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

By: WPA

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman: 1943

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000949

Condition: Very Good


Small hardcover, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 40 pages, 2 color illustrations, numerous black and white illustrations; brown cloth boards with titles and illustration in black, boards clean and bright with a bit of wear at corners and spine ends, previous owner's name at top of front end paper, pages clean and crisp with light age toning, binding sound. The Works Progress Administration (renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration; WPA) was the largest and most ambitio... View more info

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Rayon, Nylon and Glass Fibers - Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

By: WPA

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman: 1945

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000950

Condition: Very Good


Small hardcover, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 48 pages, 2 color illustration, numerous black and white illustrations; blue cloth boards with titles and illustration in black, boards lightly faded along edges, wear at corners and spine ends, previous owner's name in front end paper, pages a little toned with age, binding sound. The Works Progress Administration (renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration; WPA) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency... View more info

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Aluminum - Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

By: WPA

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman: 1943

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000954

Condition: Very Good


Small hardcover, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 44 pages, 1 color illustration, numerous black and white illustrations; gray cloth boards with titles and illustration in green, boards clean and bright with light wear at corners and spine ends, pages clean and crisp, binding sound. The Works Progress Administration (renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration; WPA) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people (mostly... View more info

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The Story of Paper

By: WPA Pennsylvania Writers' Project

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman & Co.: 1943

Seller ID: CS00235

Condition: Very Good


7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 43 pages, 2 color illustrations, numerous black and white illustrations; burgundy cloth boards with titles and illustration in yellow, boards clean and bright with a bit of wear at corners and spine ends, pages clean and crisp with light age toning, binding sound; dust jacket worn with small chips along the top and bottom, now in mylar cover. The Works Progress Administration (renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration; WPA) was the largest... View more info