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cover of Earth Waits for Dawn

Earth Waits for Dawn

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

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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First Edition; First Printing
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New York: Vantage Press 1956. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 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 incredible hellhole of Jupiter, explore… Read more
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cover of Blunder's Mystery Companions

Blunder's Mystery Companions

by Florence M. Pettee with an introduction by Wilhelmina Harper

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Published
1929
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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£41.13

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Author:Florence M. Pettee with an introduction by Wilhelmina Harper Title: Blunder's Mystery Companions Illustrator: Alexander Key Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co Publishers Date: 1929 Edition: First Edition Size: 8vo Format: Hardcover in jacket Pages: 272 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… Read more
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cover of The Fire-Gods A Tale of the Congo

The Fire-Gods A Tale of the Congo

by Gilson, Major Charles

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no date
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
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First Edition; First Printing
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Mustard-yellow cloth with black lettering and design, No date circa 1920s 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 starting between a couple of signatures. Lacking the Dust Wrapper See photos bx62
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cover of The Chimes of Alyafaleyn

The Chimes of Alyafaleyn

by Grace Chetwin

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biblioboy
Published
1993-10
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780027182224
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£10.28

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fine in fine jacket. see photos. bx122
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cover of The Lost Expedition

The Lost Expedition

by Roland Walker

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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£65.80

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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… Read more
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cover of Lord of the Seas: a Story of a Submarine

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]

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Published
1909
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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£28.38

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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,… Read more
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cover of The Lost Empire or Larry Hannon Carries On

The Lost Empire or Larry Hannon Carries On

by Jonathan, Norton Hughes

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biblioboy
Published
1934
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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£10.28

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Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Company 1934. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Foreword by Col. Tim McCoy 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, edge wear,bumping to spine ends. … Read more
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cover of DON WINSLOW AND THE GIANT GIRL SPY [THE BETTER LITTLE BOOK]

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

by Martinek, Frank V

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biblioboy
Published
1946
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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£15.46

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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… Read more
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cover of A Key to the Treasure House

A Key to the Treasure House

by Welsh, Charles

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Published
1902
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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£9.87

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Boston: Hall and Locke Company Publishers 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Gray pictorial cloth with gold gilt lettering, top edge gilt, [149] pages [last numbered page is 135], alphabetical index of authors, general index of extracts, subjects, and books quoted, illustrated with 7 black-and-white maps at the rear [plus pictorial/decorated endpapers]. An addendum to the third… Read more
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cover of The Secret of the Plateau

The Secret of the Plateau

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

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Published
1931
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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£31.26

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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… Read more
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cover of The First of the Penguins

The First of the Penguins

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

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biblioboy
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780688048013
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£12.83

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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… Read more
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cover of By Airship to the Tropics: the Amazing Adventures of Two Schoolboys

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

by Walker, Rowland

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Published
1923
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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£16.29

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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 27E
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cover of Whale Singer

Whale Singer

by Katz, Welwyn Wilton

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biblioboy
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780689505119
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£12.34

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New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books 1990. First Edition. Hardcover in Dust Jacket "Summary: A scientific field trip on the California coast near the possible site of a sunken treasure ship from Francis Drake's expedition brings together two teenagers, an emotionally isolated boy and a girl who is discovering she shares an empathic bond with two gray… Read more
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cover of ISLAND OF THE STRANGERS

ISLAND OF THE STRANGERS

by Sefton, Catherine

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780152391003
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£9.71

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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… Read more
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cover of THE ARIZONA KID ON THE BANDIT TRAIL [A BIG LITTLE BOOK]

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

by Maple, Peter K

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biblioboy
Published
1936
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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£14.31

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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… Read more
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cover of Round the World in Seven Days

Round the World in Seven Days

by Strang, Herbert (pseudonym of George H. Ely and C. J. L'Estrange)

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Published
1910
Condition
Fair with no dust jacket
Edition
First American Edition; First Printing
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£22.62

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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… Read more
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cover of THE LONG WAY HOME

THE LONG WAY HOME

by Cohen, Barbara

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688096748
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£9.87

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New York: Lothrop Lee & Shepard Books 1990 First Edition Hardcover in Dust Jacket. "Summary: Sally's relationship with an elderly bus driver who recites Shakespeare stories helps her to cope with the problems of her mother's cancer and being separated from her twin sister at summer camp". 170+ pages. Near Fine copy in Near Fine Dust … Read more
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cover of 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

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

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Published
1892
Condition
Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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£60.04

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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… Read more
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cover of THE WONDER STICK

THE WONDER STICK

by Coblentz, Stanton A. [illustrated by S. Glanckoff] [wraparound Dust Wrapper artwork by R. Wilcox Jr]

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biblioboy
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
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£36.19

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New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1929. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A very good plus copy in a good only chipped and worn Dust Wrapper with the upper corner clipped from the front inside flap but with the printed price still intact near the bottom of the flap. See Photos ; First… Read more
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cover of The Toy Circus

The Toy Circus

by Jan Wahl

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biblioboy
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780152006099
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£8.23

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San Diego: Gulliver Books / Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1986. First Edition. Hardcover in Dust jacket "Summary: From a quiet box in a young child's room erupts a nighttime circus with the dreaming child self-cast as ringmaster". Oversize [about 10.25" x 9.25"] format, un-paginated, single- and double-full page color illustrations throughout. A near fine copy with minor wear,… Read more
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