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The Slippery Slope
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The Slippery Slope

By Snicket, Lemony & Brett Helquist & Michael Kupperman

New York: HarperCollins. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 2003. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. 0064410137 . A fine as new copy without dust jacket as issued. See Photos ; A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 10; 6.60 X 4.90 X 1.20 inches; 337 pages .

$12.80

The Vile Village
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The Vile Village

By Snicket, Lemony & Brett Helquist & Michael Kupperman

New York: HarperCollins. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 2001. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. 0064408655 . A fine as new copy with out dust jacket as issued. See photos ; A Series of Unfortunate Events, No. 7; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 256 pages .

$12.80

The Carnivorous Carnival
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The Carnivorous Carnival

By Snicket, Lemony & Brett Helquist & Michael Kupperman

New York: HarperCollins. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 2002. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. 0064410129 . A fine as new copy without dust jacket as issued. ; A Series of Unfortunate Events # 9 ; 7.20 X 5.40 X 1.40 inches; 286 pages .

$12.80

The Hostile Hospital
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The Hostile Hospital

By Snicket, Lemony & Brett Helquist & Michael Kupperman

New York: HarperCollins. Fine. 2001. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. 0064408663 . A fine as new copy without dust jacket as issued . See Photos ; A Series of Unfortunate Events #8; 7.09 X 4.96 X 1.02 inches; 255 pages .

$12.80

The Grim Grotto
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The Grim Grotto

By Snicket, Lemony & Brett Helquist & Michael Kupperman

New York: HarperCollins. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. 2004. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. 0064410145 . A fine copy with out dust jacket as issued. See photo; A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 11; 7.28 X 5.12 X 1.38 inches; 323 pages .

$12.80

The Lost Expedition
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The Lost Expedition

By Walker, Roland

London: Sampson Low Marston & Co Ltd no date [c.1923]. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1923. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Presumed first edition. Orange pictorial cloth, black lettering and artwork, 256 pages, no ads, frontispiece. Juvenile adventure novel with strong lost race elements, set in South America and involving Incan treasure, etc. Reginald 14784. Store stamp, owner's name, Spine slightly cocked else a very good copy, with tight uncracked hinges, but lacking the Dust Wrapper. See Photos ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; Lr bkcs 1 .

$80.00

Lord of the Seas: a Story of a Submarine
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Lord of the Seas: a Story of a Submarine

By Strang, Herbert (pseudonym of George H. Ely and C. J. L'Estrange) [illustrated in colour by C. Fleming Williams]

London: Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton. Good with no dust jacket. 1909. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Presumed first edition. The book has been re-bound at some point by an previous owner and noe has a quarter brown leather binding with gold gilt spine lettering and raised spine bands, speckled page edges, re-inforced hinges, 238 pages, attractive color illustrations. Juvenile adventure story with fantastic elements per Bleiler [1978 Checklist page 188]. A good copy of the book with the top of spine chipped, some wear to leather, hand soiling to the binding and age toned end papers. See photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$34.50

The Lost Empire: or Larry Hannon Carries On
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The Lost Empire: or Larry Hannon Carries On

By Jonathan, Norton Hughes (Eagle Scout) [foreword by Col. Tim McCoy]

Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company [1934]. Good with no dust jacket. 1934. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. Juvenile novel with marginal lost race elements [and a character named "Bimbo"]. Red cloth with black lettering/rules, top edge stained golden yellow as issued, 255 pages, frontispiece. Owner's inscription, hinges cracked, spine cocked, else VG copy [and lacking the Dust Wrapper].; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages .

$24.00

DON WINSLOW AND THE GIANT GIRL SPY [THE BETTER LITTLE BOOK]
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DON WINSLOW AND THE GIANT GIRL SPY [THE BETTER LITTLE BOOK]

By Martinek, Frank V

Racine: Whitman Publishing Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Presumed first edition. Pictorial boards [about 3.5" x 4.5"], [347] pages [last numbered page is 346] [with alternating pages of story text and black-and-white illustrations] plus 3 pages of ads at the rear. Fair to Good only copy [spine cocked with bumping to the ends and some wear to the heel, fore-edge corners bumped and worn, general dust-soiling to the exterior with light foxing to the page edges, fore-edge chipping to the front paste-down, interior binding cracking with some pages slightly misbound, cheap paper tanned].; 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 346 pages .

$18.80

The Secret of the Plateau
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The Secret of the Plateau

By Westerman, Percy F. [illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull]

London: Blackie & Son Limited no date [c.1931]. Good with no dust jacket. 1931. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Spine somewhat cocked else a solid VG or better copy with tight, uncracked hinges but lacking the scarce Dust Wrapper. ; Presumed first edition. Gray pictorial cloth, 224 pages, no ads, 48 titles by the author listed on the verso of the title leaf, illustrated. Juvenile adventure novel involving airships but with strong lost race elements including hidden lakes of oil that can be set on fire as a weapon, battles with the inhabitants of a hidden city, etc. Apparently not listed by Bleiler, Locke, Reginald or Tuck. ; Black & White Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Lr bkcs 1 .

$38.00

The First of the Penguins
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The First of the Penguins

By Steele, Mary Q. [Dust Wrapper painting by Jos. A. Smith]

New York: Greenwillow Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0688048013 . Near Fine copy [small area of staining to the central fore-edge else Fine copy] in Near Fine Dust Wrapper with light edge wear; First edition thus [originally published by MacMillan in 1973]. "Summary: Two friends, oppressed by the squalor of their city neighborhood, find themselves transported to dreamlike worlds in their search for something that 'will amke everything all right'." 152 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; Ps 704 .

$15.60

By Airship to the Tropics: the Amazing Adventures of Two Schoolboys
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By Airship to the Tropics: the Amazing Adventures of Two Schoolboys

By Walker, Rowland

London: Ward Lock & Co Limited no date [but c.1923].Hardcover. First edition in a Green pictorial cloth binding with black lettering and artwork , 256 pages, with black-and-white frontispiece. Reginald 14783. Scattered foxing, spine slightly cocked, else VG or better copy with tight, uncracked hinges but lacking the Dust Wrapper. See Photos 256 pages . genfic 27

$19.80

ISLAND OF THE STRANGERS
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ISLAND OF THE STRANGERS

By Sefton, Catherine

San Diego / New York / London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers [1985]. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1985. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0152391002 . First US edition [although stated to be a First Edition]. "Summary: Nora has the courage not to take sides with the rival gangs in her village in Northern Ireland". 118 pages., 2 page frontispiece map. Remainder mark to the top edge else Near Fine copy in Fine Dust Wrapper save for a 1" top edge tear to the rear panel. . Cel bx B

$11.80

The Fire-Gods: a Tale of the Congo
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The Fire-Gods: a Tale of the Congo

By Gilson, Major Charles

London: The Boy's Own Paper Office. Good with no dust jacket. N.D.. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First edition? Mustard-yellow cloth with black lettering and design, 252 pages plus 3 pages of ads at the rear. Juvenile adventure novel set in Africa. Spine badly slanted, cloth and top edge soiled, binding cracked at pages 240-241; else would be a VG copy [hinges are not cracked] lacking the Dust Wrapper.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages .

$52.00

EARTH WAITS FOR DAWN
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EARTH WAITS FOR DAWN

By O'Brien, Larry Clinton (Clifford Edward O'Brien)

New York: Vantage Press [1956]. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1956. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. Space opera. "Along with fighting Roy McKnight, author and adventurer, old Dan Mahoney, the colorful hermit of Dead Boy Eddy, and his beautiful daughter Betty, the reader will travel through space and time to the great planet Mars, visit the increditble hellhole of Jupiter, explore the Earth after an atomic war, graze the monstrous regions of the Shadow..." Reginald 10898. 284 pages. Top edge soiling else VG+ copy in edgeworn Dust Wrapper with a tear to the bottom edge of the front panel.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages .

$25.00

THE ARIZONA KID ON THE BANDIT TRAIL [A BIG LITTLE BOOK]
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THE ARIZONA KID ON THE BANDIT TRAIL [A BIG LITTLE BOOK]

By Maple, Peter K

Racine: Whitman Publishing Company [c.1936]. Fair with no dust jacket. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Presumed first edition. Big Little Book #1192. Pictorial boards [about 3" x 4.5"], [425] pages [last numbered page is 424] plus 3 pages of ads at the rear, illustrated with black-and-white drawings. Reading/filler copy [boards worn and bumped with short tearing to some spine corners, spine cocked, pencil marking to the title on the front board, endpapers foxed, interior binding cracked with at least pages 111-112 and 287-288 detached but present, cheap text paper tanned].; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 424 pages .

$17.40

Manga: an Amazon Jungle Indian
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Manga: an Amazon Jungle Indian

By Gill, Richard C. [illustrated by Herbert Morton Stoops]

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company 1937 [but actually 1938]. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1938. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Second printing of the first edition. This copy has been inscribed and signed and dated ["10/2/40"] by the author on the half-title page. Juvenile adventure novel set in Ecuador, involving an Indian boy of the jungle. Apparently not fantastic [nor listed by Bleiler, Locke, Reginald, or Tuck]. Green cloth with gold gilt lettering, 268 pages, illustrated including map endpapers. VG+ copy [with edge fading] in edgeworn and lightly chipped Dust Wrapper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages; Signed by Author .

$66.00

BLUNDER\'S MYSTERY COMPANIONS
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BLUNDER'S MYSTERY COMPANIONS

By Pettee, Florence M. with an introduction by Wilhelmina Harper

Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co Publishers [1929]. Good in Good dust jacket. 1929. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. Part of the Boys' and Girls' Adventure Library. "An unusual combination of vivid historical narrative and adventure, together with several thrilling mystery stories which will be sure to delight the hearts of all young readers". Blue cloth with gold gilt lettering/decoration, 272 pages, illustrated. Good to Very Good copy [spine slightly cocked and lightly bumped at the ends, light wear to the spine ends and corner tips, Christmas 1929 gift inscription to the front free endpaper; but the text and illustrations are tight and clean with the hinges not cracked] in worn, creased and chipped [including 1.5" off the spine head] Dust Wrapper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages . bx 2

$52.00

Round the World in Seven Days
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Round the World in Seven Days

By Strang, Herbert (pseudonym of George H. Ely and C. J. L'Estrange) [color illustrations by A. C. Michael]

New York: Hodder & Stoughton / George H. Doran Company [1910]. Fair with no dust jacket. 1910. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Possible first US edition Hodder and Stoughton listed first, along with monogram, on the title page as well as on the spine heel, but only New York listed on the title page and only Doran listed on the copyright page, blue cloth with white lettering and with white and black colored pictorial design stamped onto the front board, 282 pages, color illustrations plus a fold-out map]. Adventure novel with fantastic elements per Bleiler [1978 Checklist page 188]. Binding badly cracked else would be an about VG copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages .

$27.50

For Lust of Gold: a Romance; Being a Narrative of the Adventures of  Francis Boulmer, Anthony Goddard, and Certain Others, in Their Search for  the Golden City of Manoa
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For Lust of Gold: a Romance; Being a Narrative of the Adventures of Francis Boulmer, Anthony Goddard, and Certain Others, in Their Search for the Golden City of Manoa

By Watson, Aaron

London: Walter Scott Limited no date [c.1892]. Good with no dust jacket. 1892. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. [Same binding, the earliest?, described in Locke: gold gilt lettered/decorated green cloth with bevelled edges, top edge git]. Locke [A Spectrum of Fantasy page 224 "Boys' lost race adventure story set in Elizabethan times of the discovery of the city of Manoa"]. Reginald 14913. 312 pages plus 8 pages of ads, top edge gilt, illustrated with six black and white plates [including the frontispiece]. Owner's inscription [dated 1898], chipping to the margins of some leaves [with upper corner off one of them], else Good to Very Good copy [binding just starting, externally VG].; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312+8 pages .

$73.00

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