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Lectures Illustrees, January - December 1890

Lausanne: Bureau Du Journal. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, penciled gift inscription on . front flyleaf, pages toned.. [1891]. Hardcover. Bound volume of children's stories and articles, with more than a little moral and religious tinge. Many illustrations. Text in French. Halfbound red cloth with marbled paper sides and endpapers. Index. Published monthly by Bureau du Journal, Lausanne, Switzerland. Includes stories about Abraham Lincoln, turkeys, sledding, virtuous orphans, undersea telegraph lines, dogsledding, Native Americans, Emperor Alexander I of Russia, springtime around the world, buried treasure, gardening, missionaries in Madras, and coal. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages .

$30.00

Andre

By Cobb, Bertha B. ; Cobb, Ernest

Newton Upper Falls, MA: The Arlo Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed and soiled.. 1930. Hardcover. Many illustrations by L. J. Bridgman, as well as photos and historic engravings. Orange pictorial cloth. Measures 6.75 x 4.5 inches. Map endpapers. Inscribed by author Bertha Browning Cobb on recto of front free endpaper. Historical fiction for young adults about a young French boy who goes off to explore the New World with Samuel de Champlain. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Marcy the Blockade Runner
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Marcy the Blockade Runner

By Castlemon, Harry

Philadelphia: John C. Winston. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages lightly toned.. 1891. Later Printing. Hardcover. Gray decorative cloth. Four black and white plates by George G. White. ; Castlemon's War Series; 428 pages .

$15.00

Jean and Fanchon:  Children of Fair France
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Jean and Fanchon: Children of Fair France

By Olcott, Virginia

NY: Silver, Burdett and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, owner name on front free . endpaper.. 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Color illustrations by Constance Whittemore. Green decorative cloth. Inscribed by the author on the dedication page. Glossary. Charmingly illustrated stories for young readers about France and French culture, as told through the eyes of the Parisian Jean and Fanchon of Brittany. ; 168 pages; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Sylvia\'s Burden
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Sylvia's Burden

By May, Mrs. Carrie L.

Boston: Henry A. Young. Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled and worn, spine cocked, owner name . on front free endpaper. N.D.. Hardcover. Red decorative cloth with black and gold design and color illustration pasted to front boards. Four engraved plates. A circa 1850s children's book. ; Sweet Clover Stories; 290 pages .

$25.00

Campfire Girls on a Hike:  Or, Lost in the Great North Woods
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Campfire Girls on a Hike: Or, Lost in the Great North Woods

By Francis, Stella M.

Chicago: M. A. Donohue. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages heavily tanned and brittle, boards . worn, jacket tattered.. 1918. Hardcover. Pinkish tan pictorial boards. 147 page Campfire Girls title followed by other young adult novel: Rosamond, or The Youthul Error, and several pages of Maggie Lee. Cool color jacket art of young girl reading book while sitting in a tree. .

$20.00

Allie\'s Kitten
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Allie's Kitten

By [Church, Ella Rodman]

Boston: William H. Hill, Jr. & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and edges and spine have . silverfish damage, penciled gift inscription on front free endpaper.. 1866. Hardcover. Purple blind-stamped cloth. A collection of four moralistic juvenile stories: Allies Kitten, The Lost Money, The Little Orphan, Hettys Little Boy, and The Gold-Piece. Each has an engraved frontispiece signed Spiegel-Johnson, with tissue guard. Copyright page notes that this is one of four volumes repackage by the publisher as the Winter Evening and Summer Day Library. ; 196 pages .

$30.00

The Infant\'s Progress:  From the Valley of Destruction to Everlasting Glory
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The Infant's Progress: From the Valley of Destruction to Everlasting Glory

By Sherwood, Mrs. [Mary Martha]

Philadelphia: American Sunday School Union. Fair with no dust jacket; Boards worn, front and rear free endpapers . removed, foxed, waterstained.. [1838]. Hardcover. Brown cloth spine with printed paper label (Cheap Edition) with marbled boards. Frontispiece wood engraving of shepherd protecting flock of sleeping children from a wolf. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 197 pages .

$25.00

Happy Jack
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Happy Jack

By Burgess, Thornton W.

Boston: Little, Brown. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and shaken, hinges cracked.. 1920. Later Printing. Hardcover. Green decorative cloth with color illustration on front boards. Many color plates by Harrison Cady. The tales of Happy Jack, the gray squirrel in the little red vest, and his adventures with his woodland chums. ; Green Meadow Series .

$15.00

After-Supper Songs
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After-Supper Songs

By Coolidge, Elizabeth

Chicago and New York: Herbert S. Stone and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, pages well-thumbed, rear free . endpaper removed, waterstain to page tops bleeding to top edge of rear . endpapers.. 1899. Hardcover. 20 songs with lyrics, music, and color illustration. Subjects range from first trousers, to teddy bears, to bedtime. Red cloth with yellow ruling and titling and color illustration on front boards. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages .

$20.00

The Cruise of the Dashaway;  Or, Katie Putnam\'s Voyage
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The Cruise of the Dashaway; Or, Katie Putnam's Voyage

By Mannering, May

Boston: Lee and Shepard. Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and edges and spine have . silverfish damage, owner name on front free endpaper.. 1869. Hardcover. Purple blind-stamped cloth. 2 pp of publisher's ads at rear. Frontispiece and two engraved plates by Thomas Nast and additional engraved title page by Kilburne. An antiquarian children's story about a sea voyage on a packet ship out of New York. The captain's daughter, Katie, is the heroine, and she befriends everyone on the ship, including a young African-American girl stowaway, Dorothy Ann (odious nickname, Woolly Butts) , who escaped the slave trade in the Carolinas. ; Helping-Hand Series; 221 pages .

$25.00

Sherpa Adventure
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Sherpa Adventure

By Styles, Showell

NY: Vanguard Press. Good in Good dust jacket; Library stamp on half-title. Jacket tattered and . soiled and missing section at foot of spine, gift inscription on front . free endpaper.. 1960. Hardcover. Neate X357. Juvenile fiction about an English boy and Sherpa boy attempt a rescue of a missing Himalayan mountaineering expedition. Glossary. ; Ex-Library; 191 pages .

$15.00

The Dog Crusoe:  A Tale of the Western Prairies
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The Dog Crusoe: A Tale of the Western Prairies

By Ballantyne, R. M.

Boston: Crosby and Nichols. Very Good with no dust jacket; Rubbed, light cover soil.. 1863. Reprint. Hardcover. Blindstamped blue cloth, decorative gilt spine. Black and white Illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard, black and white illustrations. An early American reprint of this story of Dick Varley and his dog Caruso who travel and adventure out west, written by the well-known Scottish author of juvenile fiction. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 381 pages .

$50.00

ABC Molly
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ABC Molly

By Rietveld, Jane

NY: W. W. Norton and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned and price-clipped.. 1966. Second Printing. Hardcover. Illustrations by the author. Pictorial orange boards. ; 89 pages .

$20.00

A Book of Charms and Changelings
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A Book of Charms and Changelings

By Manning-Sanders, Ruth

NY: E. P. Dutton. Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, some pages . creased at fore-edges.. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 0525267751 . A collection of tales about magic charms and spells and changelings, a type of "horrid little fairy creature mischievously exchanged for a look-alike human child." Many illustrations. ; Ex-Library; 124 pages .

$14.00

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz
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Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

By Baum, L. Frank

Chicago: Reilly & Lee. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on front flyleaf, . corners rounded.. 1908. Reprint. Hardcover. Color pictorial white cloth. Circa 1960s reprint of this Oz title. ; 226 pages .

$20.00

The Boy Scouts\' Equipment Number:  Vol. VIII, No. 10, May 6, 1920
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The Boy Scouts' Equipment Number: Vol. VIII, No. 10, May 6, 1920

NY: Boy Scouts of America. Good; Covers soiled and worn, rear cover has large tear, top corner . missing from pp. 63-64.. 1920. Softcover. Red and black printed stapled wraps. Official semi-annual publication of the Boy Scouts of America. Special issue featuring clothing and equipment. Many illustrations and photos. A great reference. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages .

$70.00

A Pronouncing Spelling-Book for Beginners and Advanced Classes
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A Pronouncing Spelling-Book for Beginners and Advanced Classes

By Sargent, Epes

Boston: John L. Shorey. Good with no dust jacket; Boards scuffed, previous owner name in pencil on . ffep, foxing.. 1866. Later Printing. Hardcover. Printed blue paper boards quarter bound in cloth. Index. Civil War era speller with sections on foreign words and phrases, military words in frequent use, Roman numerals, and Christian names of persons. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 168 pages .

$12.00

The Adventures of Unc\' Billy Possum
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The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum

By Burgess, Thornton W.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, corners rounded, gift . inscription and Valentine sticker on front free endpaper.. 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Six amusing black and white plates by Harrison Cady. Gray pictorial cloth. Wright, p. 43. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 117 pages .

$25.00

The Tough Winter
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The Tough Winter

By Lawson, Robert

NY: Viking. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket toned and chipped.. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. 0670722081 . Illustrations by the author. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth with titles and design in silver. A sequel to Lawson's Newbery Award winner, Rabbit Hill. ; 128 pages .

$25.00

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