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The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets

By: Addams, Jane

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1910

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 70

Condition: Very Good


162pp. + 4pp. ads. Original blue cloth, titles stamped in gilt. Corners bumped and rubbed, but not rubbed through. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition

By: Aebersold, Carol V. & Chanda A. Bell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marietta, CCA & B: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019570

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated (27pp.). Illustrated. There is NO ELF DOLL with this title; offered as the book alone. View more info

Little Men

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Racine, Whitman: 1955

Seller ID: 020078

Condition: Very Good


283pp. + 2pp. adverts. Original pictorial boards with the wrap around illustration common to this series. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Jill Elgin. Series #1614. Abridged edition. Traces of wear to the binding. Faint spotting to the top edge of the text block. No inscriptions. View more info

An Old-Fashioned Girl

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 023604

Condition: Very Good


371pp. Frontispiece. Original brown cloth stamped in black and gilt. Scuffing to the spine and the front board. Bottom corners bumped. View more info

The Young Missionary; Exemplified in the Life of Timothy

By: Alcott, William A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts Sabbath School Society: 1843

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 018165

Condition: Good


177pp. Original quarter cloth with marbled paper over the boards, paper spine label. Frontispiece engraving. Each chapter printed with a decorative copperplate tailpiece. Quite scarce. OCLC Worldcat locates only one copy of this second edition in institutional holdings. Hinges cracked. Spine label chipped at the ends. Corners bumped, all edges rubbed through. Occasional staining in the text block. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Ladies of the Reformation; Short Biographies of Distinguished Ladies of the Sixteenth Century

By: Alexander, J.H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Choteau, Old Paths Gospel Press:

Seller ID: 019152

Condition: Very Good


140pp. Illustrated. Gift inscription (pencil) to the dedication page with some underlining in the table of contents. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Try and Trust

By: Alger Jr,, Horatio

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Racine, Whitman:

Seller ID: 010788

Condition: Very Good


185pp. + 4pp. ads. Chase Series I, format 12 ("Interview") binding. Corners bumped, extremities rubbed, one corner rubbed through. The head of the spine is chipped and there is a small tear (half inch) in the spine. Printed on a poor quality gray pulpy paper. Ca. 1920's. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Work and Win or a Hard Earned Reward

By: Alger Jr., Horatio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Racine, Whitman Publishing Co.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021879

Condition: Good


189pp. Reprint. Original cloth, three-toned bluish gray and yellow with lettering stamped in an art nouveau style black font, split by a 2-D perspective staircase shaded in orange. Spine in red with no lettering on the spine. #803 (series number) near the heel of the joint on the back board. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Corners rubbed, bottom corners rubbed through. Boards moderately soiled. In my years collecting and selling Alger I have rarely seen the Whitman editions, and have never seen one in this particular binding style. View more info

The Errand Boy; or, How Phil Brent Won Success

By: Alger Jr., Horatio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Burt: 1888

Edition: Early Hardcover Edition.

Seller ID: 532

Condition: Very Good


281pp. + 38pp. ads. with the Reade Street address. Original decorative cloth, patterned endpapers. The true first edition was printed as a paperback by Burt a few months before it came out as a hardcover as part of their "Burt's Home Series", ".a rather deluxe set in somewhat more-elegant-than-usual cloth covers" (Gardner pages 406-07). Corners bumped and rubbed through at the tips. Bottom end of spine rubbed through in several places along the edge. Pencil gift inscription on the first blank page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Frank Fowler, The Cash Boy

By: Alger Jr., Horatio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Burt: 1887

Edition: Early American Edition.

Seller ID: 1785

Condition: Good


287pp. + 1pp. ad. Illustrated. Decorative mustard yellow cloth. From the collection of John S. Mayfield, curator of rare books at Syracuse University and a respected Texas book collector, with his ink stamp on the back free endpaper. Back hinge cracked. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Backstrip split near the bottom of the spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Skellig

By: Almond, David

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Dell Yearling: 2000

Edition: Seventh Printing.

Seller ID: 016782

Condition: Fine


182pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Adirondack Counting: A Counting Adventure to the 46 Highest Peaks of the Adirondacks

By: Amsel, Sheri

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Utica, North Country Books: 2007

Edition: Second Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014660

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated (29pp.). Coloring book, unused. This copy briefly inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Front cover creased vertically. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The One and Only Ivan

By: Applegate, Katherine

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Harper: 2012

Edition: Fifteenth Printing

Seller ID: 023654

Condition: Fine


305pp. Winner of the Newbery Medal. Light overall wear to the jacket. View more info

Steal Away

By: Armstrong, Jennifer

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005727

Condition: Very Good


207pp. + 4pp. ads. ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Childrens Book. Laminated. Ink stamp on the verso of the front wrap. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

A Historical Album of New York

By: Avakian, Monique & Carter Smith III

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Brookfield, The Millbrook Press: 1993

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 006024

Condition: Good


64pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Creased. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Don't You Know There's a War On?

By: Avi

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 2003

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 016572

Condition: Near Fine


202pp. Light browning to the text. A nice copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Illinois River

By: Ayars, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021413

Condition: Good


181pp. 1st Edition. Original orange cloth. Illustrated by Lili Rethi. Part of the Rivers of America series for young people. Ex-library with the usual markings. Top edge of the text block dust soiled. Jacket affixed to the binding. View more info

Knee Knock Rise

By: Babbitt, Natalie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1995

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 008030

Condition: Very Good


118pp. Illustrated. Text browned. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Kneeknock Rise

By: Babbitt, Natalie

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1995

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 012942

Condition: Near Fine


117pp. Illustrated. Traces of wear at the spine ends. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

National Velvet

By: Bagnold, Enid

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 1935

Edition: Facsimile Edition.

Seller ID: 008546

Condition: Near Fine


303pp. Illustrated. I believe this to be a facsimile reprint since there is no price on the jacket and the binding quality is unusually tight yet unsewn. A few pages carelessly turned at one corner. The jacket is chipped at the bottom corner of the front panel and has surface scuffing to the back panel but is quite crisp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info