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The Little Engine That Could
Piper, Watty, Retold by
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Ratzesberger, Anna
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Shelf Pets: How to Take Care of Small Wild Animals
Ricciuti, Edward R.
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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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Nat, Nat, the Nantucket Cat Goes to the Beach - Signed, Barnes, Peter W. and Cheryl Shaw
4 Barnes, Peter W. and Cheryl Shaw Nat, Nat, the Nantucket Cat Goes to the Beach - Signed
1893622053 / 9781893622050; SIGNED BY ONE AUTHOR - Our favorite Nantucket cat, Nat, is back in a new adventure: A trip to the beach with his friend, Captain Pat. Join Nat and the Captain as they play, relax, and explore under the Nantucket sun with the families that enjoy Nantucket's beautiful beaches. And find out who wins the sand castle contest! Written in fun, rhyming prose. Book cover is pictorial and matches the jacket. At the end there is a list of beaches on Nantucket. Signed on ffep. Flip side has child's name in pencil. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; Signed by Author(s)
VSP Books
Alexandria, VA, 2001, First Edition
Fine in Fine dust jacket

Illustrated by Arciero, Susan; Signed by Author
Price: 11.50 USD
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5 Chambers, Robert W. Cardigan
This book is about some happenings during the revolutionary war in Broadalbin. The protagonist is the ward of Sir William Johnson. He is sent to stop an Indian war planned by Walter Buttler who wants to turn the Indians against the rebels. Cloth-bound; the corners and spine-ends are lightly worn. The first 6 pages after the title page have a small tear at the top. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ; 513 pages
A. L. Burt Company
New York, 1901, 
Very Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Unknown; 
Price: 8.28 USD
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6 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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7 Fleischman, Sid Chancy and the Grand Rascal
A Young America Book Club book. Chancy is finally old enough to strike out into the world to find his brother and sisters. They were all separated after the Civil War that killed his father, and the winter flu that killed his mother. He has a wheelbarrow and meets all kinds of people on his trek, including an uncle and the grand rascal. Light wear at the spine ends and bottom corners. 179 pages, nicely illustrated; no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Little Brown And Company
Boston, MA, 1966, First Edition
Hardcover, Pictorial
Near Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Von Schmidt, Eric; 
Price: 5.06 USD
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8 Fradin, Dennis B. My Family Shall be Free: the Life of Peter Still
0060295953 / 9780060295950; Third Printing - written for ages 10 and up. At the beginning of the 19th century, approximately one million people of African descent were slaves in the United States, and this number rose to almost four million by the beginning of the civil war in 1861. Sold like cattle, slaves belonged to the highest bidder. Their lives were sad and often short. There was, however, a number who, through sheer bravery and perseverence, managed to buy their freedom. This is the amazing and powerful true story of one such hero, Peter Still. In clear and simple language, the author brings to lilght a poignant and inspirational story about one man's drive, patience, and endurance in the face of inhumanity. 190 pages including an index and illustrations from the time period. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Harpercollins Childrens Books
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., 2001, First Edition
New in New dust jacket

Illustrated by Various; 
Price: 7.82 USD
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9 Grant, Neil The Egyptians
0195212398 / 9780195212396; This is an Oxford University Press 'Spotlights' book, which allows one to investigate the world of The Egyptians. This is an easy-to-use illustrated guide. Each topic features stunning illustrations and accurate and detailed text. Included are: A handy survey of times gone by; full-color maps, detailed drawings and fascinating artifacts on every page. This book was designed and written for young people (no ages are mentioned, but their reading skills would have to encompass 2-syllable, and some 3-syllable, words) . 46 pages, including a glossary and index. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Oxford University Press
New York, 2000, 
New with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Various Illustrators; 
Price: 6.90 USD
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The Boy Who Fought with Kings, Hong, Edna and Howard
10 Hong, Edna and Howard The Boy Who Fought with Kings
This is a biography of Martin Luther, beginning when he was just a boy. His father was a miner and he lived a poor existence at the school he attended. He was brought to live in a home and learned of many things such as the stories of Columbus. Taking place in Germany he went to University and then became a monk. His further accomplishments are written about too, with wonderful color and black & white illustrations. The corners have extreme wear and the right edges are worn. The spine ends have light wear and gold lettering. Bound partly in cloth, the boards are covered with heavy pictorial paper. The top and bottom edges have light wear. The endpapers are beautifully illustrated with his accomplishments. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
Augsburg Publishing House
Minneapolis, MN, 1946, First Edition
Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Ellingboe, John L.; 
Price: 18.40 USD
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The Queen's Rangers, a Story of Revolutionary Times, Ledyard, Charles
11 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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12 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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13 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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14 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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15 Piper, Watty, Retold by The Little Engine That Could
This is the colorful story of the little train engine that had to go up a steep hill, and how hard it worked. Illustrations on each page. Front cover has very slight edge wear on right edges, lower right has 3 white spots that appear to be worn through cover; more edge wear on spine, slight wear on back cover.
Golden Press
Racine, WI, 1954, 
Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Hauman, George and Doris; 
Price: 7.82 USD
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16 Prelutsky, Jack The Headless Horseman Rides Tonight: More Poems to Trouble Your Sleep
0688802737 / 9780688802738; This volume follows the authors last book, Nightmares, and here are twelve more creatures of nightmares - as hauntingly terrible - and as terribly haunting - as their predecessors. The Mummy, the Banshee, the Poltergeist, the Sorceress - all splendidly horrific, all unforgettable. Illustrated, more fitting to teens and young adults and adults, of course. If you dare. The jacket has wear at the spine ends, a 1 1/2 tear from the front top corner, 1 1/2" piece of the black paper missing on the back top, and a 1" tear in the back lower edge. Price clipped, now in protective cover. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; Signed by Author(s)
Greenwillow Books
New York, NY, 1980, First Edition
As New in Very Good dust jacket

Illustrated by Lobel, Arnold; Signed by Author
Price: 34.96 USD
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17 Prolman, Marilyn The Story of the Constitution.
A Weekly Reader book. This book describes, in an interesting way, how and why the Constitution was written, and why we still abide by its amendments today. The last few pages of the book outline the three branches of Governent (Executive, Legislative, and Judicial) and briefly describes each. Binding has light wear on the corners and the spine top is a bit bent; 31 pages, no marks or tears. Faded date stamp on first blank leaf. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Childrens Press
New York, 1969, 
Near Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Glaumbke, Robert; 
Price: 5.06 USD
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18 Ratzesberger, Anna Pets
Each page illustrated. Story of children bringing their pets to school. Cover in very good condition, very slight wear on edges. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Rand McNally
Chicago, IL, 1954, 
Near Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Webbe, Elizabeth; 
Price: 6.46 USD
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19 Ricciuti, Edward R. Shelf Pets: How to Take Care of Small Wild Animals
0060249935 / 9780060249939; This book is recommended for Ages 10 and up. To most people the workd "pet" means dogs or cats, possibly parakeets or goldfish. But certain small wild animals can also be kept successfully indoors as pets. Some kinds of frogs and toads, salamanders, snakes, lizards, turtles, spiders (ugh) , crayfish, hamsters, and so on. This is a practical book about such animals. It tells how to catch or buy them, how to provide suitable and attractive housing for them, the food they require and how to acquire it. The book also includes advantages and disadvantages to owning each pet. The binding has light wear at the corners and spine ends. The jacket has shelfwear at the top, mostly at the spine and corners with a few chips missing. The bottom has wear at the spine, and a 1/2" tear at the bottom. The jacket is the same as the book binding. 132 pages on heavy paper, no marks or tears. The last owners name is stamped lightly in the front. Price is not clipped. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Harper & Row, Publishers
New York, 1971, First Edition
Hardcover, Pictorial
Near Fine in Good dust jacket

Illustrated by Strong, Arlene (Photographs); 
Price: 7.84 USD
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20 Richards, Kenneth The Story of the Gettysburg Address
The book starts in the 1850's when an uproar over slavery became quite dangerous. The North took the stand that slavery was wrong, while states in the South took the opposite stand. Abraham Lincoln narrowly won the election for President in 1860, among four candidates. The Gettysburg Address was presented by Lincoln to the people all over the country. It is reproduced in this book. 31 pages of text and illustration. The last page shows the actual writing of Mr. Lincoln as he composed the Gettysburg Address. No marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Children's Press
Near Fine with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Dunnington, Tom; 
Price: 5.06 USD
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21 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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22 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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23 Towle, George M. Adventures and Conquests of Magellan or the First Voyage Round the World
This book is a lovely book from the Star Series, and within that series is a Young Folks Heroes of History. It follows the travels of Magellan as he made his way around the world. The book is illustrated in black & white, artist unkown. The jacket is red cloth and has a painting on the cover of a candle billowing up; a boy's face appears in a circle surrounded with painted fleur de lis done in green and tan, and below the boy are stacks of books in black and an unfurled scroll in tan, all outlined in black. Lettering is black. The spine has another painting of a boy's head in tan and black, with lettering in silver. All corners are worn, the bottom being more worn; the bottom edge of the boards have shelf wear. The top edge of boards are not as bright as the cover; the spine is sun-lightened. Both spine ends are worn; the bottom has two tiny tears from wear; the top has one (each approximately 1/8") . The front board along the vertical edge has wear, more on the ends and the spine is a bit loose; all pages are intact. 281 pages with an additional 12 pages of advertisements for other books by this and other authors. The frontispiece is present with tissue paper; the tissue has five light brown areas on it, from a very small dot to two less than 1/2" spots. The title page has one, and a small part of another, spot from the tissue. The ffep has the prior owner's name and "78" written in pencil. A page of ads follow. There is a small blue spot on page 5 near the vert. Edge, and 3 pages have small tears and/or are missing their upper corners. Additional info and scans are available upon request. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Lee And Shepard, Publishers
Boston, MA, 1879, 
Good with no dust jacket

Illustrated by Unknown; 
Price: 27.60 USD
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24 Weil, Lisl Our World to You with Love
Binding has illustrations. Oversized. 48 pages, all illustrated, no marks or tears noted on pages. DJ has one small tear on inside edge of front cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
New York, 1983, First Edition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Price: 9.23 USD
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25 Winthrop, Elizabeth My First Book of Planets
0307602389 / 9780307602381; 1985; HB. A Little Golden Book. Binding is ver good, some scuffing. Gold foil spine. Pages are fine, no marks except for the title page which is scribbled with a red crayon. Book #308-56.
Western Publishing
Racine, WI, 1985, 
Very Good

Illustrated by Nez, John; 
Price: 5.00 USD
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