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Story of a Calico Clown

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset and Dunlap: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00179

Condition: Very Good


118 pages, three illustrated plates and illustrated end papers; blue cloth boards with yellow titling, pages lightly toned from age, dust jacket is lightly sun darkened, especially at spine, two inch closed tear at top edge, now in protective mylar sleeve. Part of The Make-Believe Stories series for boys and girls ages 3 to 8, by the author of The Bobbsey Twins. Toys come to life when nobody's looking! View more info

King Penguin

By: Horne, Richard Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1952

Seller ID: CS00043

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, 6.5x4.5 inches, 67 pages, black ink illustrations by James Daugherty; spine of dust jacket is a bit sunned. View more info

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Seventh Cavalry

By: Jeffries, Jeff

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, William Collins Sons and Co. Ltd.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00177

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 192 pages, full color illustrated plate in verso of title page; blue cloth boards with silver titling, pages lightly toned from age, dust jacket with light dust smudging and a bit of wear at head and tail of spine and at corners, now in protective mylar sleeve. Part of the Collins Seagull Library for young readers. View more info

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The Friends of Jimmy

By: Kay, Gertrude Alice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., P. F. Volland Company: 1926

Seller ID: 000141

Condition: Good Plus


Pictorial paper boards are rubbed and edge worn with scuffing at extremities and some light soiling. Rubbed through at corners. Pages a little toned from age. Binding straight and tight. Unpaginated. Pictorial end papers. Charming color illustrations throughout. Ads for other children's books at rear. View more info

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Amy's Eyes

By: Kennedy, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000944

ISBN: 0060232196

Condition: Very Good Plus


Full number line, 437 pages, four illustrated plates, two in color and two black and white, signed by the author in front free end paper; hint of wear to board extremities and dust jacket. Amy's sailor doll turns into a real live person, and she becomes a doll in this epic voyage that blends humor, fairy tale and adventure. View more info

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Sure Thing for Shep

By: Lansing, E. H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00181

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 179 pages, black and white illustrations throughout; red cloth boards with black titling, four pages have one inch stain at fore edge not affecting text block, dust jacket has some dust smudging and staining, spine is a bit faded, small chip out of head of spine, now in protective mylar sleeve. View more info

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Further Adventures of the Little Traveller

By: Pardon, George Frederick

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, james Blackwood: 1857

Seller ID: 000426

Condition: Good


Undated, but with a forward by the editor dated 1857, and with a gift inscription in the front end paper dated 1862. Hardcover in publisher's cloth; 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches; 192 pages; 8 sepia toned illustrated plates; in-text illustrations throughout. Red cloth boards elaborately decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, boards rubbed and worn with a hint of fraying at extremities, front joint with two short splits to the cloth, front board is a little warped causing it to lift... View more info

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Amelia Bedelia

By: Parish, Peggy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1963

Seller ID: CS00026

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated boards, 9x6.5 inches, unnumbered pages, delightful illustrations by Fritz Siebel throughout; rubbing to extremities of boards, illustration is rich and bright, previous owner's name inscribed on front free end paper; dust jacket has a small chip to head of spine, corners rubbed, otherwise crisp and clean. Early printing of this universal favorite children's story, complete with an early dust jacket that seems to be kept away from little hands. A pre-1969 prin... View more info

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Thank You, Amelia Bedelia

By: Parish, Peggy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1964

Seller ID: CS00027

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated cover boards, 9x6.5 inches, unnumbered pages, delightful illustrations by Fritz Siebel throughout; bumped head of spine with slight creasing, illustration is rich and bright; dust jacket corners rubbed, slightly sunned spine, otherwise crisp and clean. Early printing of this universal favorite children's story, complete with an early dust jacket that seems to be kept away from little hands. A pre-1969 printing, possibly as early as 1964, although not a first ... View more info

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Bomba the Jungle Boy: Jaguar Island

By: Rockwood, Roy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Clover Books/ McLoughlin Bros.: 1927

Seller ID: 000520

Condition: Very Good


1950s era reprint. Glossy illustrated boards with mild rubbing and edge wear. Scuffing at corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name and a blind stamp in front end paper. Pages toned from age. Binding straight and tight. 209 pages. B4 on cover with price of 49c. Bomba the Jungle Boy series was part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bobbsey Twins. This series was written under the pseudonym Roy Rockwood, and ... View more info

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Through the Air to the North Pole or, The Wonderful Cruise of the Electric Monarch

By: Rockwood, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1906

Seller ID: 001083

Condition: Very Good


Early printing. 7 3/4 x 5.25 inches; [3],240,[4] pages; publisher's ads; four black and white illustrated plates. Pictorial blue and green cloth boards are rubbed and edge worn, small hole in cloth on lower half of front joint which goes through hinge to end paper, pages lightly toned from age with a few smudges or dark spots, binding sound. First book of the Great Marvel Series from the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books, which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys a... View more info

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On A Torn-Away World or, The Captives of the Great Earthquake

By: Rockwood, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1913

Seller ID: 001084

Condition: Good


Early printing. 7 3/4 x 5.25 inches; [4],246,[6] pages; publisher's ads; four black and white illustrated plates. Pictorial green cloth boards are rubbed and edge worn, cloth along front joint is stretched and spine is a little sun faded, corners rubbing through, pages toned from age, binding sound. Part of the Great Marvel Series from the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bobbsey Twins. This series was written unde... View more info

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Lost on the Moon or, In Quest of the Field of Diamonds

By: Rockwood, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1911

Seller ID: 001085

Condition: Good


Early printing. 7 3/4 x 5.25 inches; [4],248,[4] pages; publisher's ads; four black and white illustrated plates. Pictorial orange cloth boards are rubbed and edge worn, corners rubbing through, some tiny nicks to rear board, previous owner's name, address and brief personal notes written in front end paper, pages toned from age, binding a little shaken. Part of the Great Marvel Series from the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy ... View more info

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Five Thousand Miles Underground or, The Mystery of the Centre of the Earth

By: Rockwood, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1908

Seller ID: 001086

Condition: Very Good


Early printing. 7 3/4 x 5.25 inches; [4],242,[10] pages; publisher's ads; four black and white illustrated plates. Pictorial brown cloth boards are rubbed and edge worn, bottom corners rubbing through, some tiny nicks to rear board, pages toned from age, binding sound. Part of the Great Marvel Series from the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bobbsey Twins. This series was written under the pseudonym Roy Rockwood, a... View more info

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By Air Express to Venus or Captives of a Strange Land

By: Rockwood, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Cupples and Leon: 1929

Seller ID: 001107

Condition: Good


Hardcover in blue cloth boards decorated in orange, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches, 248 pages plus publisher's ads, black and white illustrations; boards rubbed and edge worn, front internal hinge neatly repaired with Japanese tissue, previous owner's name written at top of front free endpaper, pages toned from age, binding sound. One of the Great Marvel Series from the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books, which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bobbsey Twins. This se... View more info

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The Singing Tree

By: Seredy, Kate

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Press: 1950

Seller ID: 000988

Condition: Very Good


Tenth printing, 247 pages, black and white illustrations throughout, color crayon portraits of Kate and Jancsi, pictorial endpapers; blue cloth boards with mild wear at extremities, mild tanning of endpapers, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping along joints and at spine ends, spine slightly sun faded, now in protective mylar cover. When The Great War come to their Hungarian village Jancsi and his cousin Kate are left along with the other women and children who... View more info

The War of the Wooden Soldiers

By: Wheeler, Marguerite.L. and Willard.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Co.: 1935

Seller ID: CS00058

Condition: Good


Not paginated; previous owner's bookplate pasted on front end paper. A very sweet vintage copy with lovely color illustrations throughout the book. View more info

Ivory Gates and Golden

By: Wood, Hilda

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adyar, Madras, Theosophical Publishing House: 1926

Seller ID: CS00065

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth with fantastical illustration on cover, 6.5x5 inches, 164 pages, black and white illustrations are peppered throughout text; boards are edge worn and slightly age toned; no dust jacket. View more info

A Lonesome Dollie and Other Stories

By: Young, Anne Spottswood

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Eaton & Mains/ Jennings & Graham: 1907

Seller ID: CS00061

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated blue cloth, no dust jacket. A sweet, slender volume with black and white illustrations, photos, and stylized lettering throughout. View more info