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The Liberty Boys of "76" : No. 853

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frank Tousey: 1917

Seller ID: 016160

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 853 - May 4, 1917. Stapled binding, paper cover, color illustration on front. Dimensions 8 x 11 inches. Some chipping and unopened pages. Small tear in fold of cover. Protected by plastic sleeve. The Liberty Boys of "76" was a weekly magazine for boys containing adventure stories set during the Revolutionary War. It was published from 1901-1925. Contents of this issue: "The Liberty Boys' Fair Friend; or, The Woman Who Helped" by Harry Moore, "A Bo... View more info

The Liberty Boys of "76" : No. 854

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frank Tousey: 1917

Seller ID: 016161

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 854 - May 11, 1917. Stapled binding, paper cover, color illustration on front. Dimensions 8 x 11 inches. Some chipping and unopened pages. Small tear in fold of cover. Protected by plastic sleeve. The Liberty Boys of "76" was a weekly magazine for boys containing adventure stories set during the Revolutionary War. It was published from 1901-1925. Contents of this issue: "The Liberty Boys Stumped; or, The Biggest Puzzle of All" by Harry Moore, "A B... View more info

The Liberty Boys of "76": No. 1007

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frank Tousey: 1920

Seller ID: 018074

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No. 1007 - April 16, 1920. Stapled binding, paper cover, color illustration on front. Dimensions 8 X 11 inches. Uncut pages. Copy in protective plastic sleeve. Contents of this issue are, "The Liberty Boys and Bill Cunningham or Chasing The "Bloody Scout" by Harry Moore, "A.D.T. No. 33 or The Boss Of The Messenger Boys" by Ralph Morton, "A Frontiersman Escape" by Alexander Armstrong. Also includes short news articles and various advertisements... View more info

Famous Fantastic Mysteries. Vol. V, March 1944, No. 6.

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, All-Fiction Field, Incorporated: 1944

Seller ID: 019975

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of different characters from different time periods and genres on a checkerboard, such as a pirate, wizard, and man in nineteenth-century clothing. 7" x 9 1/4." 146 pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Cover and illustrations by Lawrence Stevens (1884-1960). Back cover has a message to ration food during the war (WWII) and an advert... View more info

Fireside Fancies

By: Vredenburg, Edric

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, De Wolf, Fiske & Co.:

Seller ID: 7851

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


No date, but circa 1890's (?). Small unpaginated booklet, with four lithographed color plates and other line drawings in text. 12 pages. 5 3/4 by 4 3/4 inches. Glossy paper over boards, with color illlustration on front cover. Light edge wear and a small triangle piece missing from the glossy paper on the back (unprinted) cover. View more info

Like Grandpa

By: Vredenburg, Edric

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Bavaria, S. P. Dutton & Co.: 1895

Seller ID: 017770

Condition: Very Good


Original white cardboard with colored illustration of a little girl wearing a top hat and holding gloves and an umbrella. 3 1/2 X 3 1/2. 12 pages. Copy has 8 black and white illustrations and 6 color illustrations. Story is about 3 children visiting their grandfather by the sea. Light scuffing on both covers, however pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Utopia Americana

By: Wagenknecht, Edward

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, University of Washington Book Store: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13832

Condition: Collectible-Fine


'University of Washington Chapbooks, Number 28'. 40 pages; portrait; ads in back; orange paper wrapper (5 1/8 x 7 3/8 inch). Edward Wagenknecht (1900-2004) was an American Literary critic and teacher. This critical review essay on the Oz novels of L. Frank Baum was written while he was a teacher at the University of Washington (1925-1943) and issued in the University's 'Chapbook Series'. Fine clean copy of the author's first book. View more info

Utopia Americana (University of Washington Chapbooks, Number Twenty-eight)

By: Wagenknecht, Edward; Hughes, Glenn (Editor)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, University of Washington Book Store: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020129

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Original publisher's orange wrapper with very rare, unopened glassine dust wrapper. 5 1/8" x 7 3/8." Forty pages, complete. Advertisements for other books in the back. Black and white frontispiece portrait of L. Frank Baum (1856-1919) included. This is a critical review essay about Baum's Wizard of Oz novels. The essay was written by Edward Wagenknecht (1900-2004), an American literary critic and teacher, while he taught at the University of Washington (192... View more info

With Cortes the Conqueror.

By: Watson, Virginia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn Publishing Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6199

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


332 pages, 9 color plates by Frank E. Schoonover, decorated end leaves, green cloth stamped in gilt and white with mounted color illustration, 9 3/4 x 7 1/2". Nice copy, clean and tight, with a Christmas inscription. Adventure story for young readers based on Prescott's Conquest of Mexico. View more info

The Court of Boyville.

By: White, William Allen

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & McClure Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6077

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


xxx, 358 pages, illustrations by Orson Lowell and Gustav Verbeek, decorated cloth, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4". Nice copy with bookplate. Good, clean fun for boys. View more info

Real Folks

By: Whitney, A. D. T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, James R. Osgood and Company, Late Ticknor and Fields, and Fields, Osgood, and Company: 1872

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019702

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's blue cloth binding. 5 1/4" x 7 1/2." 308 pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Gilt lettering on front cover. Gilt lettering and decorations on spine. Pages and covers are clean and intact. Listed in Wright II, no. 2717. Adeline Dutton Train (A. D. T.) Whitney (1824-1906) was an American poet and writer. She wrote more than twenty books for girls. View more info

The Man Killer of the Foothills

By: Whitney, Elliott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & :Lee Co., Publishers: 1936

Seller ID: 14949

Condition: Collectible-Fine


(1936). Colorful dust wrapper, showing spear carrying native hunters surrounding a none to pleased tiger. From a farm in North Dakota, our hero "Jep Gillette" travels to New Orleans where he meets his uncle. The two go off to hunt "the far-famed white tiger of Jepal." 255 pages, plus advertising section with selections of other novels by the publisher at the end. View more info

The Brave Boy Hunters of Kentucky, No. 18

By: Whittaker, Frederick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ivers and Company: 1908

Seller ID: 019413

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's wrapper with a multicolored illustration of two boys wearing buckskin outfits, standing side by side in the wilderness by a river. No. 18 of Beadle's Frontier Series. 4 3/4" x 7." Ninety-eight pages, complete. Advertisements for other books on back cover and last five pages. Light chipping on spine. A very clean copy. View more info

The Captain's Well

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Supplement to the New York Ledger: 1890

Seller ID: 14728

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dated January 11, 1890 as a Souvenir Supplement. [4] pages; folded sheet printed on all sides (22 1/2 by 16 1/8 folded to 11 1/4 x 16 1/8 inch). Several small tears along the edges. Illustrated drawings on the cover and back, with illustrations and text on the inside. An account of the ship wreck in Arabia by Captain Valentine Bagley. Very good copy. View more info

Homespun Tales: Rose O' the River; The Old Peabody Pew; and Susanna and Sue

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1907

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12805

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Inscribed by the author twice on the front flyleaf. xi, 344 pages; illustrations; gray cloth binding with white and green lettering on the cover and spine. Kate D. Wiggin (1856-1923) was a children's author of note. Her most famous work being 'Rebecca of Sunnybrooke Farm' published in 1903. She was the first teacher of kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878, and later lived in Maine writing here stories. Very good clean copy. View more info

Half-A-Dozen Housekeepers: A Story for Girls in Half-A-Dozen Chapters.

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Henry Altemus Company: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13155

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


162 pages; illustrations; publisher's binding, no fading to the covers. Young woman's novel by a noted children's writer. Very good clean copy, View more info

The Romance of a Christmas Card

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Mass, Houghton, Mifflin Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13159

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


124 pages; four color illustrations, complete ; publisher's binding with illustration paste down on the cover, gilt lettering. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Torch; A Book of Poems for Boys

By: Willcox, Louise Collier, Compiler

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers. New York. 1924.: 1924

Seller ID: 627

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


7 color illustrations. Gilt decoration and lettering front cover and spine. 514 pages. Small gouge center of pages 223-262, through some text but is readable. The author notes that these poems were meant to be read between a child's third and tenth years. Poems are arranged by category: Lullabies; Birds, Beasts, and Flowers; Out-of-Doors; House and Home; History and Native Land; Legends and Stories; Humor; Prayers, Graces, Cards, and Meditations. Poets include: Sir Walte... View more info

Old Forty Dollars

By: Wing, Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, The Reilly & Britton Co.: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14170

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


288 pages; illustration; light tan cloth binding with design on cover, white lettering, under dust jacket in mylar (chips missing at the top and bottom of the spine). Frank Wing (1873-1956) was an early cartoonist out of Minneapolis before WWI and drew/wrote a series of booklets of his country humor. Charles Schultz of Peanuts fame was greatly influenced by him. A very good clean copy with the dust jacket under mylar. View more info

The Swiss Family Robinson; or, Adventures on a Desert Island.

By: Wyss, Johann R.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Rand McNally & Co.: 1935

Seller ID: 12367

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


'THE WINDERMERE SERIES'. 441 pages; 8 color plates (complete); bound in black cloth with color illustration pasted on the cover with silver color lettering. Former owners gift presentation on the front fly leaf, slightly shaken. Very good clean copy. View more info