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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, most are covered in protective mylar. You will receive a nice mix of picture books, readers, novels & stories, classics and a b... 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 are covered in protective mylar. You will receive a nice mix of picture books, readers, novels & stories, classics and a bit... 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, most are covered in protective mylar. You will receive a nice mix of picture books, readers, novels & stories, classics and a ... View more info

Little Mother's Cook Book

By: Amick, Lon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, The Pixie Press: 1952

Seller ID: CS00719

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper in publisher's pictorial box, 30 pages, 4to, illustrated by Jack O'Hara; a hint of rubbing to boards; name and inscription on front paste down, box is quite edge worn and is now protected in a plastic sleeve. A charming vintage copy of this recipe book for children. Complete with a "Humpty Dumpty Pear Salad" recipe that calls for lettuce, a half a pear, mayonnaise, two red-hots, and a life saver, of all things. Quite a unique look into a 1950's childhood. View more info

The American Girl's Handy Book

By: Beard, Lina; Beard, Adelia B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1914

Seller ID: CS00518

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial tan cloth with black titles, 8vo, 605 pages, illustrated throughout; rear board and endpapers are decorated in pencil by a previous owner, front hinge repaired. A compendium of activities to 'amuse yourself and others' by two of the founders of The Girl Scouts. 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 it relates to the health of children. 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 Baby's Opera

By: Crane, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Warne & Co LTD:

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00568

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial paper with backed in brown cloth, 12mo, 56 pages, engraved and printed in color by Edmund Evans; boards are a bit worn, especially visible to corners, pages are clean and illustrations are bright. A book of old rhymes with new dresses by the earliest masters. 0 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

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Beautiful Girlhood

By: Hale, Mabel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Anderson, Indiana, Gospel Trumpet Company: 1922

Seller ID: CS00402

Condition: Good


Light blue cloth with photo paste down, 12mo, 224 pages; boards are quite rubbed and edge worn, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, light foxing to pages. A charming guide to coming of age from a well loved and respected children's author. View more info

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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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Uncle Philip's Conversations with the Children About The Whale Fishery and Polar Seas, Two Volumes

By: Hawks, Francis Lister

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1836

Seller ID: CS00723

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set, patterned dark brown cloth with gilt titles and decoration on spine, 16mo, volume one 211 pages, volume two 210 pages, illustrated with educational engravings; boards worn at extremities with exposed cardboard at corners, spine ends frayed, foxing throughout text. Charming little two volume set on the topic of whale fishing and the arctic, written by historian, Episcopal Priest, and first president of Tulane University, Francis Lister Hawks. View more info

The Story of the Mississippi

By: McClintock, Marshall

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00593

Condition: Very Good


Stated first edition, pictorial paper backed in orange cloth, 4to, 39 pages, illustrated alternately in color and black and white by C.H. DeWitt throughout; a well kept copy; dust jacket now protected in a mylar cover. An in depth history of Mississippi, stunningly illustrated with twenty pages of full color lithographs. View more info

Finger Plays for Nursery and Kindergarten

By: Poulsson, Emilie; Roeske, Cornelia, C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co.: 1921

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00566

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial blue cloth with red illustration and titles, 4to, 80 pages, illustrations throughout by L. J. Bridgman; a well kept copy; sunned dust jacket with 3 1/2 inch closed tear to front panel, now protected in mylar cover. A delightful edition of this nursery classic. View more info

The Little History of the United States

By: Pyne, Mable

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1940

Seller ID: CS00592

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth illustrated in blue and red ink, folio, not paginated, illustrations throughout, signed by author and illustrator Mabel Pyne on title page; a well kept copy; dust jacket now in mylar cover. From the jacket, "If you can imagine a March-of-Time done in technicolor, and full of humor, that showed you America from the time of Columbus right down to today [1940, remember], you would have an idea of 'The Little History of the United States.' It doesn't bother much with dates. It just starts when America started, and keeps moving. View more info

The Little Geography of the United States

By: Pyne, Mable

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1941

Seller ID: CS00594

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with blue and red decorations and titles, folio, 36 pages, illustrated throughout; a well kept copy; price clipped dust jacket has a chip to the head of spine that obscured the 'the' at the beginning of the title, now protected in a mylar cover. From the jacket, "The whole map of the United States is here spread before our eyes, and its many and interdependent parts explained in a way that gives us a good perspective of our colorful country. View more info