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1 Banta, N. Moore & Benson, Alpha Banta Ten Little Brownie Men
Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap, 1922 128 pp with two-color illustrations throughout.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. lightly yellowed. Decortive endpapers have picture of dancing brownies. Decorative cloth boards are worn at extremities with light loss of fabric.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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2 Barrie, J.M. Peter and Wendy
Grosset & Dunlap 1949 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Grosset & Dunlap, 1949 217 pp. A Thrushwood Book. No date stated but there is no mention of the Disney "Peter Pan," but as "Peter and Wendy" was one of Barrie's's original titles, I'm guessing that the book appeared before the movies's release in 1953. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, yellowed. Dust jacket is clean and bright with some edgewear. A somewhat uncommon title.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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3 Bell, Frank Flash Evans and the Darkroom Mystery
Nw York Cupples & Leon Company 1940 Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Nw York: Cupples & Leon Company, 1940 212 pp , one B&W plate frontis, decorative endpapers a built-in bookplate and with pix of boys playing sports amid tree design. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue cloth boards are bowed, with an indent on front board, book slightly wracked. Red edges to top of pages. Not many copies around. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 99.00 USD
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Littlre Brown Koko  Scrapbook, Blanche Seale Hunt
4 Blanche Seale Hunt Littlre Brown Koko Scrapbook
1943 Paperback Near Fine Dorothy Wagstaff 
1943 Some books read in the innocence of childhood raise complex issues today. This scrapbook contains eighteen page-long stories that appeared monthly in issues of Good Housekeeping magazine. Little Brown Koko was authored by Blanche Seale Hunt and illustrated by Dorothy Wagstaff in sixf very popular children's books as well as the magazine. The condescending racial attitudes expressed are no longer suitable for today's children but those growing up in the early '40's remember reading Little Brown Koko's adventures with great affection. A brown leatherette scrapbook with a cord-tied binding with 14 page-long stories neatly pasted in plus four additional stories loose. Both scrapbook and clippings are inNear Fine condition with virtually no yellowing.. Disbound. Near Fine. Illus. by Dorothy Wagstaff. 8.5" x 11". 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Outdoor Chums After Big Game  or Perilous Adventures in the Wilderness, Captain Quincy Allen
5 Captain Quincy Allen The Outdoor Chums After Big Game or Perilous Adventures in the Wilderness
The Goldsmith Publishing Co. 1911 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
The Goldsmith Publishing Co., 1911 232 pp . Text is clean, tight unmarked, tanned. Contemporary gift inscription on front endpapers. Binding sound, green cloth boards are sunned along spine, rubbed at extremities.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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What Can You Do With a Shoe?, de Regniers, Beatrice
6 de Regniers, Beatrice What Can You Do With a Shoe?
U.S.A. McElderry 1997 0689812310 / 9780689812316 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Sendak, Maurice 
U.S.A.: McElderry, 1997 Unpaginated with Maurice Sendak color illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Decorative paper boards have light bumping to extremities. A very nice children's book unmarred by those pesky children.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Sendak, Maurice. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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7 De Saint-Exupery, Antoine El Principito the Little Prince El edicion Bilingue
Mexico Enrique Sainz Hardcover New No Jacket 
Mexico: Enrique Sainz 260 pp with Saint-Exudery's original drawings in color and B&W. Text in Castellian followed by text in English. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Illustrated paper boards are bright and undamaged.. Hardcover. New/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Dragnet Case Histories from the Popular Television Series, Deming, Richard
8 Deming, Richard Dragnet Case Histories from the Popular Television Series
Western Publishing Company 1970 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Goozee, Dan 
Western Publishing Company, 1970 210 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean nd unmarked. Front hinge tender. Boards have picture of Joe Friday and partner. Boards have some rubbing at corners.. Pictorial Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Goozee, Dan. Whitman Authorized TV Adventur. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 Dodge, Mary Mapes Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1935 Hardcover Good No Jacket Edwards, George Wharton 
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935 327 pp with 7 color illustrations and a frontpiece. text is clean, tight and unmarked, a bit yellowed.The final page is dog-eared. Handsome illustrated endpapers have a discreet owner's signature. Black cloth boards with a full color pastedown illustration of "Gretel's new skates' is bumped at corners and along top edge, some fading along spine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Edwards, George Wharton. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Launch Boys Cruise in the Deerfoot, Ellis, Edward S.
10 Ellis, Edward S. The Launch Boys Cruise in the Deerfoot
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1912 Hardcover Good Plus No Jacket Hughes, Burton Donnel 
Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1912 Edward Sylvester Ellis (1840 - 1916) wrote more than 150 boys' adventure books and dime novels. This is the first of the "Launch Boys" series. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. The pictorial front endpaper has some child's additions. Yellow boards, with a picture of a motorboat cutting through waves, are in "good plus" condition with some soil and bumping to corners, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Cloth. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Hughes, Burton Donnel. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The More the Merrier, Engelbreit, Mary
11 Engelbreit, Mary The More the Merrier
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. Andrews McMeel Pub 2000 0740708767 / 9780740708763 Hardcover As New 
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Andrews McMeel Pub, 2000 Four tiny Christmas-themed keepsake volumes of the late Mary Engelbreit's delightful illustrations and heartwarming verse. Titles are: Believe, Merrily, Merrily!, Don't Waste the Miracle and Tis the Season. Paed in a decorative cardboard case with four windows. In "as new" condition.. Boxed Set. As New. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Black Stallion and Satan, Farley, Walter
12 Farley, Walter The Black Stallion and Satan
New York Random House 1949 Tenth Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Menasco, Milton 
New York: Random House, 1949 208 pp with B&W illustrations. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's name on endpapers. DJ is clean and bright for its age, price-clipped, bumped along edges and has a short closed tear at spine. In mylar jacket.. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Illus. by Menasco, Milton. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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13 Fleming, Ian Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the Magical Car
Random House 1964 Hardcover Fine Very Good Burningham, John 
Random House, 1964 112 pp with B&W illustrations throughout. Edition not stated. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, red cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are clean, bright, undamaged. Dust jacket is price-clipped., a little sunned along spine but otherwise bright and undamaged. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Burningham, John. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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14 Forbes, Esther Johnnie Tremain A Story of Boston in Revolt
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1943 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Ward, Lynd 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1943 256 pp. with colored frontpiece and B&W in text. Not a First Edition, but an early one. Endpapers have colored maps of Boston at the time of the American Revolution. Text has some foxing on pp. 49-55, else clean and tight. Color illustrated DJ is bright and clean with Newberry Award gold metallic seal attached, with some edge chipping and several closed tears. In a Brodart mylar jacket. Overall a fine copy. Esther Forbes began "Johnnie Tremain" on December 8, 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor. She produced a juvenile classic about a young apprentice who finds himself at the center of action at the outbreak of the American Revolution. The book won the Newberry Prize for Children's Literature in the year of its publication, 1943. It is the 16th best-selling children's book of all time. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Ward, Lynd. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Our Boys in India: The Wanderings of Two Young Americans in Hindustan with Their Adventures on the Sacred Rivers and Wild Mountains, Etc., French, Harry W.
15 French, Harry W. Our Boys in India: The Wanderings of Two Young Americans in Hindustan with Their Adventures on the Sacred Rivers and Wild Mountains, Etc.
Boston Lee and Shepard 1883 Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1883 484 pp with 145 B&W engravings and lithography throughout. text is clean, tight, unmarked, lightly tanned. Previous owner's stamp on second free page also contempory date in ink. Handsomely Illustrated glazed paper boards and Illustrated endpapers. Harry Willard. French (1854 -?) was a prolific writer of tales of "the East,'" India, China, Egypt , Russia, the Arctic, lands that were considered wildly exotic at the time, aimed at a young audience. His best-known book was "The Lance of Kanana: A Story of Arabia."". Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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16 Hastings, Selina The Canterbury Tales
New York, New York, U.S.A. Henry Holt & Co 1988 0805009043 / 9780805009040 Hardcover As New Fine Cartwright, Reg 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Co, 1988 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. As New/Fine. Illus. by Cartwright, Reg. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Young Cowboy, James, Will
17 James, Will Young Cowboy
Charles Scribner's Sons 1945 Hardcover Good No Jacket James, Will 
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945 72 p with B&W drawings in text. The story of the parallel lives of a young boy and a colt on a ranch in the west. Originally published in 1935. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. A few glue (?) spots on endpapers.Yellow cloth boards with B&W illustration of a boy on a bucking horse are "good" with some faded spots.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by James, Will. 9.25" x 6.5". 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Candy Kane, Lambert, Janet
18 Lambert, Janet Candy Kane
Grosset & Dunlap 1943 Hardcover Near Fine Good 
Grosset & Dunlap, 1943 185 pp A novel for young teens about growing up at Fort Benning , Kansas. Janet Lambert focused on the lives and the coming of age choices of the wives and children, especially daughters, of U.S. Army officers during World War II. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. grey cloth boards with stamped design of a locket are "good plus" with a little rubbing along edges.DJ is clean and bright with a chip missing at top of spine. In protective mylar wrapper. Contents [hide]. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 54.00 USD
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19 Lewellen, John The Earth Satellite
Knopf 1957 Hardcover Very Good Good 
Knopf, 1957 A wonderful little book designed to introduce children to the advent of America's space satellite program. Written before any of the satellites were launched, so it's all speculative.Text is clean, tight and unmarked except for child's name on flyleaf and endpapers. Tan boards illustrated with a satellite are VG. DJ is soiled, chipped, several small tears but intact.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Last Battle, Lewis, C.S.
20 Lewis, C.S. The Last Battle
MacMillan 1956 First Edition. Hardcover Good No Jacket Baynes, Pauline 
MacMillan, 1956 174 pp with B&W line drawings in text. Based on biblical phrophecies of the end of the world, the story tells of the end of one world, the world of which Narnia is a part, how all worlds are linked, and how the great talking lion, Aslan, is the key to the link. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue cloth boards, with a black sillouette of two men and a horse walking, are clean, with some rubing at extremities.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Baynes, Pauline. First Edition. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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