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Other People's Children Containing a Veracious Account of the Management of Helen's Babies by a Lady Who Knew Just How the Children of Other People Should be Trained

By: (Habberton, John)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32530

Condition: Good+


This book is in Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have noticeable bumping, rubbing and wear, along with patches of fraying, mostly to the spine ends and corners. The covers have some spots of ground-in dirt and wear. The rear cover has a previous owner's inked name (lightly) , with splotches of ink as well. The text pages are generally clean and bright, but do have occasional edge tears and small triangular chips missing throughout. The endpapers have some light, but noticeable spots as well. "John Habberton (1842–1921) was an American author. He spent... View more info

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The Cuckoo Tree

By: Aiken, Joan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1971

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33635

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the first free page. The dust jacket is clean and bright, though it does have some light fading to the spine. "Joan Delano Aiken (4 September 1924 – 4 January 2004) was an English writer specialising in supernatural fiction and children's alternative history novels. In 1999 she was awarded an MBE for her services to children's literature. For The Whispe... View more info

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Under The Lilacs

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: N.D.

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A33629

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some scraping to the front flap dust jacket. "In 1840, after several setbacks with the school, the Alcott family moved to a cottage on 2 acres (8,100 m2) of land, situated along the Sudbury River in Concord, Massachusetts. The three years they spent at the rented Hosmer Cottage were described as idyllic. By 1843, the Alcott family moved, along with six other members of the Consociate Fam... View more info

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Eight Cousins

By: Alcott, Louisa May (editor May Lamberton Becker)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Publishing Company: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A33627

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some generalized light toning to the rear dust jacket panel. "Alcott's family suffered financial difficulties, and while she worked to help support the family from an early age, she also sought an outlet in writing. She began to receive critical success for her writing in the 1860s. Early in her career, she sometimes used the pen name A. M. Barnard, under which she wrote no... View more info

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Why The Chimes Rang

By: Alden, Raymond MacDonald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1924

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A33827

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine of the book has some wear and there is noticeable ground-in dirt to the spine joints. The spine ends of the book covers have some light bumping aben beginning fraying. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though there are occasional finger marks. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper. "Raymond Macdonald Alden (1873–1924) was an American scholar and educator. Born in New Hartford... View more info

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Young Adventurer

By: Alger Jr. , Horatio

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, M. A. Donohue: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30845

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Young Adult novel. This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a small tear to the top spine end of the book cover. The text pages are clean, but noticeably toned due to the the acid content of the paper. The dust jacket is clean and bright, with one chip missing to the top spine end. "I wish I could pay off the mortgage on my farm, said Mark Nelson, soberly, taking his seat on the left of the fireplace, in the room where his wife and family were assembled. Have you paid the interes... View more info

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Rough and Ready or Life Among the New York Newsboys

By: Alger Jr. , Horatio

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Henry T. Coates & Company: 1897

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 30933

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book is in mostly clean condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The spine and front cover are illustrated in green, black and white. The rear cover has a couple of spots of ground-in dirt and rubbing. The text pages are mostly clean, but there are spots of foxing throughout. The first free page has a previous owner's inked gift notation. The text block is loose and there is some slanting to the text block as well. View more info

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A Cousin's Conspiracy Or, a Boy's Struggle for Inheritance

By: Alger Jr. , Horatio

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Company: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A32156

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping, rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers, along with some light foxing. The rectangular pastedown illustration on the front cover has some light rubbing and beginning scratching. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's gift notation inked on the front endpaper (scratched through) , and the remnants of a previous owner's address label. View more info

In A New World Or Among the Gold-Fields of Australia

By: Alger Jr. , Horatio

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Co. ,: 0

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: A34752

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Circa 1905. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The covers are decorated with red and green and with gilt behind the title on the spine. The rear cover has a couple of spots of foxing by the spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. There is an inked previous owner's last name on the front endpaper. The endpapers are illustrated in color. "All of Alger's juvenile novels share essenti... View more info

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Dan The Newsboy

By: Alger Jr. , Horatio

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt, Publisher: 1893

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: A35052

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and wear. The bottom corners of the book covers have fraying and wear. There is a small spot of dirt to the top rear corner of the book cover. The text pages are generally clean and bright. Both inner hinges have cracking. There is a previous owner's emblem of a sailing ship adhered to the front pastedown page. "Horatio Alger Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) w... View more info

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Don Sturdy in the Port of Lost Ships or Adrift in the Sargasso Sea

By: Appleton, Victor (pseudonym)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1926

Edition: Early printing

Seller ID: A35469

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light edge wear and bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. There is a crease to the front cover board. The text pages are clean and bright. Included at the rear are four pages of advertisements for this series and several others, with the last listing in the Don Sturdy series being #5 - Don Sturdy in the Land of Volcanoes. "Victor Appleton was a house pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer Syndicate and its succ... View more info

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Tom Swift And His Polar-ray Dynasphere

By: Appleton, Victor II

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33669

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book has some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. A previous owner's book card pocket was removed, taking with it a smallish spot of the rear inside cover (approximately two inches in diameter) . There are several small spots of the card pocket still on the rear endpaper as well. The List of books on rear cover of lists to itself (number 25). "The intercom in the astronomy wing of the Swifts' space outpost buzzed like ... View more info

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Little Wolf's Brother A Story of the California Indians

By: Atkins, Elizabeth Howard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29697

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The book covers have some ground-in dirt and spotting. There is some beginning nicking and edge wear to the edges of the book covers along with some very beginning fraying. The text pages are cleaning and bright. This copy has been signed with an inscription on the half title page by the author. There is also an inked note on the front pastedown page from a former owner regarding the author's signature. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Pot of Gold

By: Atkins, Elizabeth Howard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29764

Condition: Near Fine


B&W and Color Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This copy includes a two page (four sides) autograph letter laid-in. The book is in Near Fine condition and lacks a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing and foxing to the very edges. The inner hinges are slightly loose. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of a previous owner's inked name on the title page. Included are four full page, full color illustrations and six black and white illustrations by St. Clair la Dow, Elizabeth Atkins cousin. This is a book of ... View more info

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ANY PORT IN A STORM And Other Stories

By: Avery, Harold

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, England, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33647

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The cover illustration is very bright and clean (the dust jacket has definitely done it's job in this case). Strangely, the colors used on the book cover and on the same illustration on the dust jacket are quite different. The text pages are clean and bright. The text pages themselves are of heavy paper stock and are quite stiff. There is a long gift inscription inked on the front pastedown to a former owner as an award from regular church school attendance which is d... View more info

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The Tale of Sandy Chipmunk

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1916

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A33998

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and brighty. There is a previous owner's name penciled on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has has some noticeable toning, especially to the spine, and several small edge nicks and tears. "Arthur Scott Bailey (November 15, 1877 – October 17, 1949) was an American writer. He was the author of more than forty children's books. He was born in St. Albans, Vermont, United States, the second child of Winfield Scott Bai... View more info

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The Key to the Indian

By: Banks, Lynne Reid

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Camelot: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33251

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Lynne Reid Banks (born 31 July 1929) is a British author of books for children and adults. She has written forty-five books, including the best-selling children's novel The Indian in the Cupboard, which has sold over 10 million copies and has been successfully adapted to film. Her first novel, The L-Shaped Room, pu... View more info

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The Magic Of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Co.: 0

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A33780

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; Circa 1960's. This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The white covers have some rubbing and ground-in dirt along with a diagonal crease to the front cover. The text pages are clean, but have some light generalized toning throughout. The front inside cover includes a previous owner's inked gift inscription. "The story chronicles the adventures of a young farm girl named Dorothy in the magical Land of Oz, after she and her pet dog Toto are swept awa... View more info

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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Reilly & Lee Co.: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35293

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued thus without a dust jacket. This book is a 1950's reprint with the white cloth binding. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with black and white illustrations by John R. Neill. "Originally, Neill's illustrations were slightly reminiscent of Denslow's to bring continuity and familiarity to the characters, although Neill's work in this period was far more reminiscent of the work of his contemporary and friend, illustrator Joseph Clement Coll.... View more info

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The Magic Of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank Baum )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 0

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: A33836

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; The book has likely been rebound. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The front and rear inner hinges have cracked and been repaired. "Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6, 1919) , better known by his pen name L. Frank Baum, was an American author chiefly known for his children's books, particularly The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen novel sequ... View more info