Chapter Books

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Miss Minerva's Mystery
Sampson, Emma Speed
50.60 USD
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Jack and Jill
Alcott, Louisa May
5.52 USD
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Storm-Bound or a Vacation Among the Snowdrifts
Douglas, Captain Alan, Scout Master
10.12 USD
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1 Alcott, Louisa May Jack and Jill
Jack and Jill went up the hill to coast with fun and laughter; Jack fell down and broke his crown and Jill cam tumbling after. " The binding is tight, pages are tight. Heavy watermarks on binding and page edges. Approximately 4 pages inside are lightly marked in ink, back inside cover has ink and crayon marks on illustration (someone was coloring in the line drawing - sort of) . 313 pages, all intact, yellowed with age. 1-2 small tears on pages (less than 1") . This is a book that you cover the binding and read away, knowing that the pages are intact. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Little, Brown And Company
Poor with no dust jacket

Price: 5.52 USD
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2 Appleton Ii, Victor Tom Swift and His Jetmarine
The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, #2 (9102) . Later edition. The brightly colored cover shows Tom and his friends in a submarine being attacked by a giant octopus. The spine ends are lightly worn and there is shelf wear at the bottom. The page tops are blue stained. The rear corners show light wear, the front corners moderate to heavy wear. A price sticker of $1.25 remains on the back. Illustrated in black & white drawings. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
Grosset & Dunlap
New York, NY, 1954, Unknown
Pictorial Boards
Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Kaye, Graham; 
Price: 7.36 USD
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3 Barnes, Annie M. Mistress Moppet
This is a children's chapter book involving pirates, small mysteries, and other child fantasies. The binding is red cloth, with several specks of paint (tan) on the front and small lighter spots where the paint was likely removed. On the back there are a few small speckles, a small spot and a thin line of the same paint. Lettering in black, the corners and both ends of the spine are worn. There are spots on the first few pages, and a small side tear on page 106. The binding is tight; a gift inscription is written on the ffep, with a shadow over the writing that was probably a book plate. The shadow shows through to the back of the page. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ; 197 pages
The Penn Publishing Company
Philadelphia, PA, 1925, 
Hardcover, Cloth
Fair with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Winner, Margaret J.; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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4 Douglas, Captain Alan, Scout Master Storm-Bound or a Vacation Among the Snowdrifts
This is a story of four boys, all belonging to the Hickory Ridge Troop of Boy Scouts, who were out in the woods during a snow storm looking for the cabin of the uncle of one of them. They don't find it the first day and are forced to make camp in the woods, which turns out to be great fun. This is one of a series of boy's books that contain articles on nature lore, animals and a wealth of other information about outdoor life. A great book for a boy who enjoys the outdoors. Several pages of advertisements for other boys books. Orange cloth with light wear to the corners and spine ends. At several signatures there is a slight crack, but the binding is tight. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ; 185 pages
M. A. Donohue And Company
Chicago, IL, 1926, 
Very Good with no dust jacket

Price: 10.12 USD
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The Queen's Rangers, a Story of Revolutionary Times, Ledyard, Charles
5 Ledyard, Charles The Queen's Rangers, a Story of Revolutionary Times
This is a story of the Revolutionary War, and many of the people portrayed we real people playing their respective parts. Three young Americans here were in organizations and their fortunes during the Delaware struggle in 1777 are included within a fair proportion of historical accuracy. They found themselves stranded in New York, then in possession of the British under General Howe and sea commanded by his brother. Forming a partnership, they endure adventures by field and flood, and following the lead of Destiny, joining the Patriot Life Guard under the flag of the Young Republic. Red cloth with gold lettering and stamped picture of the three on white horses. The spine is somewhat sunned, the back a damp stain. The frontispiece retains its tissue, with several black & white illustrations. Light wear at the corners and spine ends. 8 pages of ads at the end. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
W. A. Wilde Company
Boston, MA, 1899, First Edition
Very Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Stecher, William F.; 
Price: 23.00 USD
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6 Lose, G. W. The Mountaineer's Song
A novel given at Sunday School for perfect attendance in 1934. Worn a bit at all corners; worn to the cloth at the spine top and bottom. Some wear at the bottom edges and side edges. The front is a pretty and bright cover showing two people sitting outside enjoying some violin music with the mountains in the background. 160 pages, no marks or tears; pages are somewhat yellowed on the edges. There is an inscription on the ffep. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
The Book Concern
Columbus, OH, 
Hardcover, Cloth
Good with no dust jacket

Price: 11.07 USD
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7 Mapes Dodge, Mary Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates
1954; HB. Illustrated by Paul Galdone. Binding is fine, very slight edge wear at corners. Binding is grey with skates, trees, and houses in orange and blue; the spine is a slightly faded blue with orange figures and silver lettering. Spine is tight. Inside front binding has the names of two prior owners. 319 pages, fine. Illustrations throughout.
Doubleday Junior Deluxe Editions


Price: 7.36 USD
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8 Otis, James Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus
This story begins as a traveling circus stops for a performance in the town of Guilford, and in the process takes on a new hand - a spunky little fellow named Toby Tyler. Toby had been unhappy living with his Uncle Daniel, so when Mr. Lord, the cirus' peanut man, offered Toby a job as his assistant, he said yes. But the next day, far from home, Toby discovered that Mr. Lord was something less than a jovial fellow; he could be downright cruel. The binding corners and spine edges have slight wear. The DJ has a small tear at the top, another at the front hinge, and a small tear with a few chips on the top back. The botom has a 1" tear and two smaller tears with a few nicks. There is a pencil marks on the spine, and a scuff. The spine is discolored, slightly darker than the DJ. There is part of a label on the back. 223 pages, well-illustrated. No marks or tears on the pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Junior Deluxe Editions
Garden City NY, 1958, Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Illustrated by Weisgard, Leonard; 
Price: 5.54 USD
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9 Sampson, Emma Speed Miss Minerva's Mystery
This book is one of several "Miss Minerva" books. It is a larger print chapter book for a child. The binding is red with a black pictorial on the front. The bottom right corners are worn, as is the bottom back edge in two places. The spine tail has a small piece missing. The binding is shiny, looks almost new. There is one small spot on the front slightly darker than the rest. A very respectable copy of this rare book. 316 pages, one of the chapter beginnings is circled in pencil. The binding is tight, the inside back board is starting at the spine but it does not affect the spine itself. The ffep has a 5/8" x 3 1/4" piece cut out where a name was written.; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
The Reilly & Lee Co.
Chicago, IL, 1933, First Edition
Hard Cover, Cloth
Very Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Benton, Clifford P.; 
Price: 50.60 USD
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10 Sutton, Margaret The Unfinished House
#11 in the series. Roulsvillle, the "ghost town" becomes the scene of another exciting haunted house mystery. The jacket is rust-colored. Light wear at the corners and along the front and bottom edge. Wear at the spine ends, and a few chips at the front hinge and back top edge. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall
Grosset & Dunlap
New York, 1938, Reprint
Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Doane, Pelagie; 
Price: 12.88 USD
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