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Adventures and Conquests of Magellan or the First Voyage Round the World

By: Towle, George M.

Price: $27.60

Publisher: Boston, MA, Lee And Shepard, Publishers: 1879

Seller ID: 002463

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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, wi... View more info


By: Chambers, Robert W.

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Company: 1901

Seller ID: 003047

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

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 View more info

Chancy and the Grand Rascal

By: Fleischman, Sid

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown And Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000846

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

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. View more info

Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates

By: Mapes Dodge, Mary

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Doubleday Junior Deluxe Editions:

Seller ID: CH-01172

Condition: Fine

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. View more info

Miss Minerva's Mystery

By: Sampson, Emma Speed

Price: $50.60

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003631

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

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 itse... View more info

Mistress Moppet

By: Barnes, Annie M.

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Penn Publishing Company: 1925

Seller ID: 002443

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

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 s... View more info

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My Family Shall be Free: the Life of Peter Still

By: Fradin, Dennis B.

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Harpercollins Childrens Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002600

ISBN: 0060295953

Condition: New in New dust jacket

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 a... View more info

My First Book of Planets

By: Winthrop, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Racine, WI, Western Publishing: 1985

Seller ID: CH-01201

ISBN: 0307602389

Condition: Very Good

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. View more info

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Nat, Nat, the Nantucket Cat Goes to the Beach - Signed

By: Barnes, Peter W. and Cheryl Shaw

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Alexandria, VA, VSP Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003974

ISBN: 1893622053

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

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) View more info

Our World to You with Love

By: Weil, Lisl

Price: $9.23

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: H-08001

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

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. View more info


By: Ratzesberger, Anna

Price: $6.46

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally: 1954

Seller ID: 000992

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

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. View more info

Shelf Pets: How to Take Care of Small Wild Animals

By: Ricciuti, Edward R.

Price: $7.84

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000799

ISBN: 0060249935

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket

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... View more info

Storm-Bound or a Vacation Among the Snowdrifts

By: Douglas, Captain Alan, Scout Master

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Chicago, IL, M. A. Donohue And Company: 1926

Seller ID: 003110

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

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 sever... View more info

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The Boy Who Fought with Kings

By: Hong, Edna and Howard

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Augsburg Publishing House: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004152

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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 pa... View more info

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The Egyptians

By: Grant, Neil

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 002499

ISBN: 0195212398

Condition: New with no dust jacket

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" ta... View more info

The Headless Horseman Rides Tonight: More Poems to Trouble Your Sleep

By: Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $34.96

Publisher: New York, NY, Greenwillow Books: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003915

ISBN: 0688802737

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket

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 - ... View more info

The Little Engine That Could

By: Piper, Watty, Retold by

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Racine, WI, Golden Press: 1954

Seller ID: CH-01003

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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. View more info

The Mountaineer's Song

By: Lose, G. W.

Price: $11.07

Publisher: Columbus, OH, The Book Concern:

Seller ID: 000836

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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. View more info

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The Queen's Rangers, a Story of Revolutionary Times

By: Ledyard, Charles

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, W. A. Wilde Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004167

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

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 ... View more info

The Story of the Constitution.

By: Prolman, Marilyn

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Childrens Press: 1969

Seller ID: L-16001

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

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. View more info

The Story of the Gettysburg Address

By: Richards, Kenneth

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Children's Press: 1969

Seller ID: CH-12093

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

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. View more info

The Unfinished House

By: Sutton, Margaret

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003078

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

#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 View more info

Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus

By: Otis, James

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Garden City NY, Junior Deluxe Editions: 1958

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001100

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

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 o... View more info

Tom Swift and His Jetmarine

By: Appleton Ii, Victor

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1954

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003792

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

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 View more info