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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 Walter Scott; William Shakespeare; Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Caroline Narien; Helen Hunt Jackson; Emily Dickinson; Rudyard Kipling; R... 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