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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Children & Young Adult - 3 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbccya3mo

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for three months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, mo... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Children & Young Adult - 6 month subscription

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbccya6mo

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for six months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, most... View more info

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Vintage Monthly Book Club: Children & Young Adult - 1 year subscription

By: N/A

Price: $170.00

Publisher: 1800-1975

Seller ID: vbccya1yr

Condition: Good or better


Once a month for twelve months you will receive one vintage hardcover book, printed between 1800 and 1975. Each book is carefully selected, wrapped and packaged with care. Books are in good to very good condition with varying signs of use and wear associated with old books. Part of the fun is the vintage appeal! All are complete and intact with no major flaws, such as broken bindings, missing pages, unpleasant odors or excessive soiling. Where dust jackets are present, m... View more info

The Little Woodsman of the North

By: Bailey, Bernadine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset and Dunlap: 1940

Seller ID: CS00030

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated cover board with white board on rear, 9x7 inches, 160 pages, illustrated throughout with black and white pictures taken by the author; slight edge wear to boards, previous owner's name penciled in on front free end paper, otherwise a bright, clean copy that has maintained it's vivid color; dust jacket has small chip to head of spine, tail of spine is worn, 1" closed tear to rear of wrapper. View more info

Little Lauri of Finland

By: Bailey, Bernadine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset and Dunlap: 1940

Seller ID: CS00032

Condition: Good


Illustrated light blue cover boards, 9x7 inches, 160 pages, illustrated throughout with black and white pictures taken by the author; slight edge wear to boards with age toning to edges of cover board; head and tail of spine of dust jacket is rubbed with one 1" closed tear and one 1.5" closed tear to creases on spine. View more info

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Tommy and Grizel

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Seller ID: MH00182

Condition: Good Plus


509 pages, several black and white illustrated plates throughout; brown cloth boards with gilt titling, a spot or two of staining to boards, previous owner inscription and stamp in end papers, around seven pages are stained on text. By the author of Peter Pan. View more info

All Alone

By: Bishop, Claire Huchet

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000780

ISBN: 0670113360

Condition: Near Fine


Cream paper backed in green cloth. Green metallic illustration to front board. 95 pages. Black and white illustrations. Reprint of the 1953 edition. Marcel guards the family's cows in the French Alps and becomes friends with Pierre, a fellow boy herdsman. View more info

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Little Tom of England

By: Brandeis, Madeline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset and Dunlap: 1935

Seller ID: CS00031

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated light blue cover boards, 8.5x5.5 inches, 159 pages, illustrated throughout with black and white pictures; slight edge wear to boards, otherwise a bright, clean copy that has maintained it's vivid color; head and tail of spine of dust jacket is rubbed. Aside from it's vintage allure, this volume has a disclaimer denoting it's compliance in printing, "under wartime conditions, in full compliance with government regulations for the conservation of paper and othe... View more info

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

By: Browning, Robert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Company:

Seller ID: 000137

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth boards with paste-down illustration. Boards are a little soiled with some small scribbles to front board. Corners and spine ends scuffed. Name and address written on blank back side of front free end paper. Clean, unmarked pages with a bit of toning from age. Binding straight and tight. 45 pages. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Four color plates along with several full page b/w illustrations and other smaller ones within the text. Pictorial end papers. View more info

The Secret Garden

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, New York, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1938

Seller ID: CS00033

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, 8.5x6.5 inches, 256 pages; Head and tail of spine are turned in, gilt lettering on spine and sweet gilt illustration of a tree on front board, text is clean and bright; clipped dust jacket with rubbing to front wrapper of dust jacket, as well as to head and tail of spine. A beautiful copy filled with whimsical illustrations by celebrated children's illustrator Tasha Tudor. View more info

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Young Readers Atom Mystery (Young Atom Detective)

By: Coombs, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1958

Seller ID: 000450

Condition: Very Good


Tan tweed cloth with red stamped decoration and titles. Corners turn in slightly. Light bumps to spine ends. Shelf worn dust jacket with chipping at extremities and a couple of short closed edge tears. Two long scratches and some creasing to bottom half of front panel. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 189 pages. Young Readers Bookshelf series. View more info

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Shaken Days

By: Garthwaite, Marion

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Julian Messner: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000987

Condition: Very Good


204 pages, black and white illustrations, pictorial end papers, signed by the author on title page and inscribed to Suzanne and dated October, 1952; tan cloth covered boards with red stamped titles, light wear at extremities including bumps to corners, internally clean, crisp and bright, binding sound, worn dust jacket is tattered along edges, bit of loss at spine end and bottom front corner, now in protective mylar cover. Young adult novel about a girl named Megan and h... View more info

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Brooms of Mexico

By: Gordon, Alvin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Palm Desert, CA, Best-West Publications: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00137

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated, color illustrations and decorations throughout; yellow cloth boards with red titling, dust jacket rear bottom edge has one inch closed tear with creasing, now in protective mylar sleeve. Beautifully designed and crafted, comes with special bookmark. View more info

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Raggedy Ann in the Magic Book

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Johnny Gruelle Company: 1939

Seller ID: ET0003

Condition: Good


Pictorial paper boards over blue cloth spine. Boards are rubbed and scuffed with heavy edge wear. Corners bumped and worn through. Small nick in center of front board. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Unpaginated. Profuse with vibrant color and black & white illustrations. This is the first edition of the first of the Raggedy Ann books published after the death of her creator, Johnny Gruelle. His son, Worth Gruelle, took up the job ... View more info

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Raggedy Ann's Lucky Pennies

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, M. A. Donohue & Company: 1932

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: ET0004

Condition: Gook


Pictorial paper boards over black cloth spine. Scuffing at chipping to edges. Bottom corners worn through. Title page and subsequent two pages split at tail of hinge to first stitch in binding. Light damp stain to top corner of pages. Else unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding is tight with a slight lean. Worn dust jacket with chipping, edge wear and tears. Pieces missing from dust jacket spine at head, tail and in center as well as smaller bits at hinges. ... View more info

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Raggedy Ann in the Magic Book

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Johnny Gruelle Company: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 001081

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper boards over blue cloth spine. Boards are rubbed and scuffed with heavy edge wear. Corners and bottom edges bumped and worn through. Small nick in center of front board. Unmarked pages are clean and bright with mild handling wear. Binding straight and tight. Unnumbered pages. Profuse with vibrant color and black & white illustrations. This is the first edition of the first of the Raggedy Ann books published after the death of her creator, Johnny Gruell... View more info

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Raggedy Ann's Lucky Pennies

By: Gruelle, Johnny

Price: $20.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue: 1932

Seller ID: 001082

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dust jacket, 9 x 6 1/4 inches, 95 pages, color illustrations throughout; pictorial paper boards backed in black cloth, scuffing and chipping to edges, bottom corners worn through, short tear at bottom of title page hinge, light tide mark to top corner of first 30 pages, binding sound, tattered dust jacket with pieces missing from spine at head, tail and in center, now in protective mylar cover. Unnumbered pages. When Raggedy Ann and Andy pick a lucky penny... View more info

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Six Little Bunkers at Uncle Fred's

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Seller ID: 000505

Condition: Good Plus


Gray cloth boards with paste down illustration on front board. Boards are rubbed with heavy edge wear. Fraying at corners and spine ends. Spine darkened and spotted from age. Pages a little toned from age. Binding remains straight and sound. 246 pages plus ads for other series books from publisher. Four black & white illustrated plates. The Six Little Bunkers series was part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bo... View more info

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Story of a Calico Clown

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset and Dunlap: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00179

Condition: Very Good


118 pages, three illustrated plates and illustrated end papers; blue cloth boards with yellow titling, pages lightly toned from age, dust jacket is lightly sun darkened, especially at spine, two inch closed tear at top edge, now in protective mylar sleeve. Part of The Make-Believe Stories series for boys and girls ages 3 to 8, by the author of The Bobbsey Twins. Toys come to life when nobody's looking! View more info

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Seventh Cavalry

By: Jeffries, Jeff

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, William Collins Sons and Co. Ltd.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00177

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 192 pages, full color illustrated plate in verso of title page; blue cloth boards with silver titling, pages lightly toned from age, dust jacket with light dust smudging and a bit of wear at head and tail of spine and at corners, now in protective mylar sleeve. Part of the Collins Seagull Library for young readers. View more info