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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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Tommy and Grizel

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Seller ID: MH00182

Condition: Good Plus


509 pages, several black and white illustrated plates throughout; brown cloth boards with gilt titling, a spot or two of staining to boards, previous owner inscription and stamp in end papers, around seven pages are stained on text. By the author of Peter Pan. View more info

All Alone

By: Bishop, Claire Huchet

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000780

ISBN: 0670113360

Condition: Near Fine


Cream paper backed in green cloth. Green metallic illustration to front board. 95 pages. Black and white illustrations. Reprint of the 1953 edition. Marcel guards the family's cows in the French Alps and becomes friends with Pierre, a fellow boy herdsman. View more info

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Company:

Seller ID: 000137

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth boards with paste-down illustration. Boards are a little soiled with some small scribbles to front board. Corners and spine ends scuffed. Name and address written on blank back side of front free end paper. Clean, unmarked pages with a bit of toning from age. Binding straight and tight. 45 pages. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Four color plates along with several full page b/w illustrations and other smaller ones within the text. Pictorial end papers. View more info

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Young Readers Atom Mystery (Young Atom Detective)

By: Coombs, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1958

Seller ID: 000450

Condition: Very Good


Tan tweed cloth with red stamped decoration and titles. Corners turn in slightly. Light bumps to spine ends. Shelf worn dust jacket with chipping at extremities and a couple of short closed edge tears. Two long scratches and some creasing to bottom half of front panel. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 189 pages. Young Readers Bookshelf series. View more info

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Shaken Days

By: Garthwaite, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Julian Messner: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000987

Condition: Very Good


204 pages, black and white illustrations, pictorial end papers, signed by the author on title page and inscribed to Suzanne and dated October, 1952; tan cloth covered boards with red stamped titles, light wear at extremities including bumps to corners, internally clean, crisp and bright, binding sound, worn dust jacket is tattered along edges, bit of loss at spine end and bottom front corner, now in protective mylar cover. Young adult novel about a girl named Megan and h... View more info

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Brooms of Mexico

By: Gordon, Alvin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Palm Desert, CA, Best-West Publications: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00137

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated, color illustrations and decorations throughout; yellow cloth boards with red titling, dust jacket rear bottom edge has one inch closed tear with creasing, now in protective mylar sleeve. Beautifully designed and crafted, comes with special bookmark. View more info

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Raggedy Ann in the Magic Book

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Johnny Gruelle Company: 1939

Seller ID: ET0003

Condition: Good


Pictorial paper boards over blue cloth spine. Boards are rubbed and scuffed with heavy edge wear. Corners bumped and worn through. Small nick in center of front board. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Unpaginated. Profuse with vibrant color and black & white illustrations. This is the first edition of the first of the Raggedy Ann books published after the death of her creator, Johnny Gruelle. His son, Worth Gruelle, took up the job ... View more info

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Raggedy Ann's Lucky Pennies

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company: 1932

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: ET0004

Condition: Gook


Pictorial paper boards over black cloth spine. Scuffing at chipping to edges. Bottom corners worn through. Title page and subsequent two pages split at tail of hinge to first stitch in binding. Light damp stain to top corner of pages. Else unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding is tight with a slight lean. Worn dust jacket with chipping, edge wear and tears. Pieces missing from dust jacket spine at head, tail and in center as well as smaller bits at hinges. ... View more info

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Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Seller ID: 000505

Condition: Good Plus


Gray cloth boards with paste down illustration on front board. Boards are rubbed with heavy edge wear. Fraying at corners and spine ends. Spine darkened and spotted from age. Pages a little toned from age. Binding remains straight and sound. 246 pages plus ads for other series books from publisher. Four black & white illustrated plates. The Six Little Bunkers series was part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bo... View more info

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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

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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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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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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