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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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Brothers Of Pity, And Other Tales of Beasts and Men , Ewing, Juliana Horatia
3 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. )
4 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. )
5 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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6 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
7 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
8 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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9 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
10 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
11 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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12 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.)
13 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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14 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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15 Rockwell, Anne & Harlow Sally's Catepillar. A True Story.
New York Parents Magazine Press 1966 1st Edition Hardcover VG/NONE; Discolored on spine, bumped at top & bottom of spine, date stamp on endpaper, name & address on verso of f.e.p., nice copy  Illustrated by Harlow Rockwell, illustrator 
8vo; unpaginated pp  
Price: 8.00 USD
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16 Smith, Mabell S. C. Ethel Morton's Holidays
Cleveland Goldsmith 1915 B000CRINPK Hardcover G/NONE; Bound in green, title in gilt on spine, worn; cracked at front & rear hinge, name on ffep.  
A title in "The Ethel Morton Books."; 12mo; 246 pp  
Price: 9.00 USD
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Boys and Girls of the Bible , Snyder, Harvey Albert
17 Snyder, Harvey Albert Boys and Girls of the Bible
Universal Book and Bible House 1929 B0008ALE34 Reprint Hardcover VG+/NONE; Bound in blue with paste-on illustration on front; tight and clean; the first scetion contains 'Boys of the Bible' an dthe second section contains 'Girls of the Bible'  
Bible stories for young readers, several illustrations, 2 color plates; Small 8vo 7" - 8" ; 105, 106 pp  
Price: 12.50 USD
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18 Stearns, Alfred E. The Challenge of Youth.
Boston W.A. Wilde 1923 B000862VBC 1st Edition Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in blue with title embossed in black; some dirt along edges  
Written by the then head of the Phillips-Andover Academy to help teenagers reach maturity.; 12mo; 180 pp  
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Louisiana Purchase , Tallant, Robert
19 Tallant, Robert The Louisiana Purchase
New York Random House 1952 0394903242 / 9780394903248 Later Printing Hardcover VG/G+; Light wear to edges: DJ worn on edges with tiny tears & chips, tight and clean copy  
Landmark Books #24; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pp  
Price: 5.00 USD
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Mistress Masham's Repose , White, T. H.
20 White, T. H. Mistress Masham's Repose
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1946 B0006AR0VQ Book Club Edition Hardcover VG/NONE; Bound in yellow, slight grime on boards; nice reading copy  Illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg 
Classic tale of a young orphan in England, Maria, who discovers a colony of Lilliputians on an island. Charming illustrations.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 255 pp  
Price: 5.00 USD
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