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1 Alger, Horatio Jr. Phil the Fiddler, or, the Story of a Young Street Musician.
New York New York Book Co. 1909; Hardcover; Good+ with no DJ; Bound in blue-green with image of boy fishing on front; wear to edges & spine; name sramped on endpaper,  
Pages beginning to brown; 12mo; 159 pp  
Price: 7.00 USD
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Reuben Kent At School;  Or, Influence As it Should Be , American Sunday School Union
2 American Sunday School Union Reuben Kent At School; Or, Influence As it Should Be
Philadelphia American Sunday School Union 1844 B000EGHYWC Later Printing Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in green with embossed design in black on front board, title in gilt, some wear to the edges, binding tight and text clean. Nice copy, probably printed 1880-1890's  
24mo; 87 pp  
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Bennett, John Master Skylark. A Story of Shakspere's Time.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 (?) B0006CQSX0 Reprint Hardcover VG-/G+; A Thrushwood Book; small chips and tears along edges of DJ; probably an early 1940's reprint; name on free endpaper  Illustrated by Reginald Birch illus 
The exciting adventures for a young boy in England during the time of Shakespeare. B&W illustrations by Reginald Birch.; lg. 12mo; 302 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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4 Branley, Franklyn M. & Eleanor K. Vaughan Rusty Rings a Bell
New York Thomas Crowell 1960 B0007E53FQ Book Club Edition Hardcover VG/G+; Bound in red; pages just starting to turn brown on edges; DJ slightly discolored on edges  Illustrated by Paul Galdone, illustrator 
Weekly Reader Children's Book Club. Easy to do, well illustrated basic experiments in electricity for the young reader. Excellent for home schoolers; 12mo; unpaginated pp  
Price: 5.00 USD
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The World of the Great Forest:   How animals, birds, reptiles, insects talk, think, work, and live, , Chaillu, Paul B Du
5 Chaillu, Paul B Du The World of the Great Forest: How animals, birds, reptiles, insects talk, think, work, and live,
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1900 B00086WJSC 1st Edition Hardcover VG-/NONE; Light wear to edges, especially at top and bottom of spine; former owner's name and date on endpaper  
Numerous illustrations. Paul Du Chaillu (1835-1903) was a French/American archaeologist, this is one of his many books about Africa and it is meant for young readers ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" ; 323 pp  
Price: 20.00 USD
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Brothers Of Pity, And Other Tales of Beasts and Men , Ewing, Juliana Horatia
6 Ewing, Juliana Horatia Brothers Of Pity, And Other Tales of Beasts and Men
London Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge 1887 B0008B5UVK Later Printing Hardcover G+; Some wear to edges of boards, some rubbing, light foxing on edges and slight toning to edges of paper, tight, sound copy  
Collection of 5 short shories for children: Brothers of Pity; Father Hedgehog and His Neighbors; Toots and Boots; The Hens of Hencastle: and, Flaps. Illustrated with b&w drawings; 16mo; 199 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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The New Human Interest Library. Vol. II. Stories Of Science , Farquhar, S. E. (Ed. )
7 Farquhar, S. E. (Ed. ) The New Human Interest Library. Vol. II. Stories Of Science
Chicago Midland Press 1930 B000GM0FBG 3rd Printing Hardcover VG-/NONE; Bound in yellow with paste on illustration, spine somehat discolored, light wear to edges  
Covers earth history, astronomy, biology, zoology, botany, Inventions, engineering, and chemistry ; 8vo; 519 pp  
Price: 12.50 USD
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The New Human Interest Library. Vol. V. Around The World , Farquhar, S. E. (Ed. )
8 Farquhar, S. E. (Ed. ) The New Human Interest Library. Vol. V. Around The World
Chicago Midland Press 1930 3rd Printing Hardcover VG-/NONE; Bound in purple with paste on illustration, somewhat sun-faded on spine; tight and clean  
The history and geography of the major nations and continents of the world ; 8vo; 416 pp  
Price: 12.50 USD
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Something to Do, - Boys!  A Book for Wide-Awake Boys , Foster, Edna A. (editor)
9 Foster, Edna A. (editor) Something to Do, - Boys! A Book for Wide-Awake Boys
Boston W.A. Wilde 1916 B000BYSXKO Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in brown with a paste-on photograph, wear to edges, three pictures have been colored (nicely).  
A wonderful activity book for young boys, with a very wide range of activities from building birdhouses and sleds, to casting an anchor, pictures to color, games to play. Includes many illustrations and diagrams.; 8vo; 252 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Through Thick and Thin:  Or, School Days At St. Egbert's , Francis, Laurence H.
10 Francis, Laurence H. Through Thick and Thin: Or, School Days At St. Egbert's
Boston Estes & Lauriat 1890 B000G1LPSO 1st Edition Hardcover VG; Bound in pictorial boards, wear to edges, new endpapers, tight and clean  
Many full page b&w illustrations ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pp  
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Heiderstadt, Dorothy A Book of Heroes
New York Bobbs-Merrill 1954 B000EBUKNM 1st Edition (stated) Hardcover VG/G+; Tan spine with orange boards, some wear to spine, book plate on f.ep., pages beginning to brown on edges; wear to edges of DJ  Illustrated by Harry Lees, illustrator 
A selection of the Weekly Reader Book Club. "Great man and women who live in the hearts of their people."; 12mo; 179 pp  
Price: 4.00 USD
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Plant Hunters , Jewett, Frances L. & Clare L. McCausland
12 Jewett, Frances L. & Clare L. McCausland Plant Hunters
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1958 B0007E4KIC Hardcover G+/VG; Marked 'discard' on ffep, library pocket removed from rear endpaper, old marks on boards were DJ was taped.  
Nice work for young readers on plant explorers and plant introduction, with chapters devoted to Ernest "Chinese" Wilson, David Fairchild, Wilson Popenoe, and others. ; 8vo; 230 pp  
Price: 15.00 USD
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They Led the Way: 14 American Women , Johnston, Johanna
13 Johnston, Johanna They Led the Way: 14 American Women
Scholastic Inc 1973 0590119087 / 9780590119085 Softcover VG; Light toning  
Biographical sketches of inspirational women from Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643) to Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947)  
Price: 3.00 USD
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14 Lewellen, John Tee Vee Humphrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1957 B0007E4Q86 Book Club Edition Hardcover G+/VG; Pages beginning to yellow throughout, small tear on bottom edge of DJ  Illustrated by Kurt Werth 
Selection of the Weekly Reader Book Club. A fifth grade boy decides to get into television. ; 8vo; 146 pp  
Price: 3.50 USD
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15 Masefield, John Jim Davis
Philadelphia David McKay N.D. Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in green with paste-on illustrated front, owner's stamp & date (dec. 1924) on f.e.p.  Illustrated by Stephen Reid, Illustrator 
"The Golden Books" includes 8 full page color plates.; 12mo; 244 pp  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Plots And Players , Melnikoff, Pamela
16 Melnikoff, Pamela Plots And Players
Philadelphia Jewish Publication Society 1996 0827605765 / 9780827605763 Paperback AN; As new, never read  
Three exiled Portuguese Jewish children, secretly practicing their faith in intolerant 16th C London, fight against the poison of prejudice in trying to save the life of Queen Elizabeth's Jewish doctor; 8vo; 160 pp  
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Great Kettles.  A Tale of Time , Morrissey, Dean
17 Morrissey, Dean The Great Kettles. A Tale of Time
New York Henry N. Abrams 1997 0810933969 / 9780810933965 1st Edition Hardcover NF/NF  Illustrated by Dean Morrissey 
Beautiful illustrations. "Hoping to visit the friend he had to leave behind when his family moved, Joey builds a time machine and makes an eventful trip to the land where Father Time, Mother Nature, the Man in the Moon, and other such characters live."; Sm 4vo; 40 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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18 Norton, Carol The Phantom Yacht
Akron Saalfield 1928 B00088F3B0 Hardcover G+/G; DJ with missing 1/2" on top of front wrapper, minor wear to edges; inscribed on f.e.p., pages beginning to yellow  
A scarce title in the Lost Treasure Series of girls' books by this publisher; 8vo; 246 pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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Teen-Age Outdoor Stories , Owen, Frank  (ed.)
19 Owen, Frank (ed.) Teen-Age Outdoor Stories
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1947 B000EKCOJQ Hardcover VG/G; Bookplate on flyleaf; DJ with small tears and chips to edges.  
The Teen-Age Library. A nice collection of 14 short stories for young boys.; 8vo; 242 pp  
Price: 4.00 USD
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20 Reeder, Col. Red & Nardi Reeder Campion The West Point Story
New York Random House 1956 Hardcover VG+/NONE; Bound in blue  Illustrated by Frederick T. Chapman, Illus 
A Landmark book; Landmark Book; 8vo  
Price: 9.00 USD
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