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Tom Swift and His Giant Robot (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, #4)

By: Appleton II, Victor; illustrated by Graham Kaye

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL004989

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in dust jacket (NF/VG), Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1954, First Edition (lists to self at front and on rear jacket panel), 211 pages, twenty-five chapters, list of illustrations, blue decorated endpapers, illustrated in b&w with 12 drawings by Kaye including plain-paper frontis, top page edges tinted blue-green, 5 in. x 7.5 in., blue tweed boards with blue titles and decoration, very minor bumping to spine ends, dust jacket has slight bumping and wear to corners and spine ends and a little minor creasing at bottom edge, dust jacket protected in new archival plastic cover, contents cl... View more info

Tom Swift and His Flying Lab (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, #1)

By: Appleton II, Victor; illustrated by Graham Kaye

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL004991

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in dust jacket, (Fine/VG-), Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1954, First Edition (reverse of half-title as well as rear jacket flap & rear panel all list first three books in series), 208 pages, twenty-five chapters, list of illustrations, blue decorated endpapers, illustrated in b&w with 11 drawings by Kaye - including plain-paper frontis, top page edges tinted blue-green - now mildly faded, 5 in. x 7.5 in., blue tweed boards with blue titles and decoration, dust jacket has slight bumping and wear to corners and spine ends as well as a little chipping loss at top of spine, a very little ... View more info

Tom Swift and His Jetmarine (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, #2)

By: Appleton II, Victor; illustrated by Graham Kaye

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL004993

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in dust jacket, (NF/VG), Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1954, First Edition, (reverse of half-title as well as jacket’s rear flap & rear panel all list first three books in series), 208 pages, twenty-five chapters, list of Illustrations, blue decorated endpapers, illustrated in b&w with 12 drawings by Kaye - including plain-paper frontis, top page edges tinted blue-green - now very slightly faded, 5 in. x 7.5 in., blue tweed boards with blue titles and decoration, spine shows very minor fading and faint bumping at base only, dust jacket has slight bumping and wear to corners and spine... View more info

Tom Swift and His Diving Seacopter (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, #7)

By: Appleton II, Victor; illustrated by Graham Kaye

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CL004994

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in dust jacket, (Fine/VG-), Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1956, First Edition (lists to self on reverse of half-title, and to …Outpost in Space on rear jacket panel), 214 pages, twenty-five chapters, blue decorated endpapers, illustrated in b&w with 11 drawings by Kaye - including plain-paper frontis, top page edges tinted blue-green, 5 in. x 7.5 in., blue tweed boards with blue titles and decoration, faint bumping to spine ends, dust jacket has slight bumping and wear to corners and spine ends, jacket spine slightly faded, front flap clipped (small), dust jacket protected in new arc... View more info

Tom Swift and His Planet Stone, or, Discovering the Secret of Another World (Tom Swift Series # 38)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co. :

Seller ID: CL004985

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dust jacket (VG/Fair), Whitman Publishing Co., Racine Wis., 1935, 203 pages plus 3 pages of publisher’s adverts at back, twenty-five chapters, 5 in. x 7.5 in., brown boards with black titles, corners mildly rubbed, minor shelf wear, spine ends very slightly bumped and worn, spine mildly cocked, one small very minor spot of soil to top of text-block, dust jacket has bumping and chipping-loss to corners and spine ends as well as previous owner’s two neat tape repairs on reverse, some minor creasing and a few very short closed tears along jacket edges, damp staining to 3/4 of rea... View more info

Tom Swift and His Airline Express, or, From Ocean to Ocean by Daylight (Tom Swift Series # 29)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: CL004987

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover in dust jacket, (VG-/Fair), Grosset & Dunlap, 1926, 218 pages plus 2 pages of publisher’s adverts at back, twenty-five chapters, illustrated with glossy b&w frontis by W. S. Rogers, 5 in. x 7.5 in., tan cloth with red and black titles and decorations, corners and spine ends mildly bumped, one very slight pale-red mark on front cover, two-tone/duotone dust jacket has very slight damp marking to front panel and hinge of rear flap, jacket corners and spine ends bumped with chipping loss, jacket spine faded with piece missing at top, a few very short closed tears and rubbing to flap hi... View more info

Tom Swift and His Talking Pictures, or, The Greatest Invention On Record (Tom Swift Series # 31)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: Probable First

Seller ID: CL004988

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover, (VG-/no dj), Grosset & Dunlap, 1928, probable First edition, lists to self on copyright page and to 'Airline Express' at back, 216 pages plus 4 pages of publisher’s adverts at back, twenty-five chapters, illustrated with glossy b&w frontis by W. S. Rogers, 5 in. x 7.5 in., tan cloth with red and black titles and decorations, corners and spine ends very slightly bumped and faintly worn, covers show very slight soil, no dust jacket, former owner’s small and neat name & address stamp on first few pages (including reverse of frontis and title page) - NO bleed-through, light glue mar... View more info

Backcourt Ace: A Chip Hilton Sports Story (No. 19)

By: Bee, Clair

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1961

Edition: Probable First Edition

Seller ID: CL005028

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover in dust jacket, (VG-/Fair), probable first: lists to self at front and on rear jacket panel, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1961, 182 pages, 20 chapters, brown illustrated endpapers (sports equipment), illustrated with 6 b&w line drawings including frontis, 5 in. x 7.5 in, brick red tweed boards with black titles and decorations (basketball net on front, 'Chip Hilton Sport Series' oval on spine), top page edges tinted red, corners and spine ends mildly bumped and rubbed, very minor cupping to front cover, top of text block is speckled with some little faded spots, base of text block sho... View more info

Flying Against Time, or Ted Scott Breaking the Ocean to Ocean Record (Ted Scott Flying Stories # 9)

By: Dixon, Franklin W., illustrated by Walter S. Rogers

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: CL004981

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dust jacket, Dust Jacket: Good-, Book: Very Good, Grosset & Dunlap, 1929, 214 pages plus 4 pages of publisher’s adverts at back, twenty-five chapters, orange decorated endpapers, illustrated with b&w glossy frontis, tan boards with black titles and decorations, 5-1/16 in. x 7-5/8 in., minor bumping to corners and spine ends, top of text block tinted blue - now slightly faded, dust jacket shows bumping and some chipping loss to spine ends and corners as well as some fading to spine, light wear and creasing to jacket edges, rubbing to jacket spine and flap joints, dust jacket prot... View more info

Over the Ocean to Paris, or Ted Scott’s Daring Long-Distance Flight (Ted Scott Flying Stories # 1)

By: Dixon, Franklin W., illustrated by Walter S. Rogers

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: CL004982

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dust jacket, (VG/G+), Grosset & Dunlap, 1927, 214 pages plus 4 pages of publisher’s adverts at back, twenty-five chapters, orange decorated endpapers, illustrated with b&w glossy frontis, tan boards with black titles and decorations, 5-1/16 in. x 7-5/8 in., spine ends and one corner (lower rear) slightly bumped, top of text block tinted blue - now somewhat faded, dust jacket shows bumping and wear to corners and spine ends as well as a little creasing to edges, two very short closed tears along top edge of jacket, one small chip at base of jacket spine and some faint residue of ... View more info

First Stop Honolulu, or Ted Scott Over the Pacific (Ted Scott Flying Stories # 4)

By: Dixon, Franklin W., illustrated by Walter S. Rogers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: CL004983

Condition: Very Good-


Hardcover in dust jacket, (VG-/G+), Grosset & Dunlap, 1927, 216 pages plus 2 pages of publisher’s adverts at back, twenty-five chapters, orange decorated endpapers, illustrated with b&w glossy frontis, tan boards with black titles and decorations, top page edges tinted blue, 5-1/16 in. x 7-5/8 in., minor bumping to corners and spine ends, one very small shallow dent to lower edge of front board, spine mildly cocked, dust jacket shows bumping and a little chipping loss to corners and spine ends, a very little mild soil to panels and spine, some creasing to jacket edges and a few short closed ... View more info

The Admiral’s Little Secretary

By: Gould, Elizabeth Lincoln; illustrated by Wuanita Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Penn Publishing Company:

Seller ID: CL004990

Condition: Good-


Hardcover, (G-), The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1914 (title page), 1911 (copyright page), 211 pages, Introduction, list of Illustrations, illustrated with 5 b&w plates by Smith - including tissue-guarded frontis, plate for pg. 86 was bound in at pg. 96 - but all plates in List of Illustrations are present, 5-1/4 in. x 7-5/8 in., tan cloth with light and dark brown titles and decorations, corners and spine ends bumped and worn with some fraying (boards visible), shelfwear, spine slightly darkened, a little slight soil to covers, no dust jacket, rear free-endpaper removed by previous... View more info

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Maida’s Little Lighthouse

By: Irwin, Inez Haynes

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, NY: 1951

Seller ID: CL005032

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, Very Good, in DJ, Good+, Grosset & Dunlap, NY, 1951, 176 pages, lists to “Lighthouse” on front dj flap but to “Hospital,” one past “Lighthouse,” on verso of half-title page, b&w frontispiece, blue map endpapers, 5 in.x 7-5/8 in., hardcover, blue tweed boards with silver anchor and rope emblem on front and decorated silver titles on spine, top page edges tinted blue, very light edge and corner wear, bottom of spine very lightly bumped, good dust jacket with 2 in. abrasion on spine where label was removed and a 3/4 in. one on back, short tears on edges and small pieces mis... View more info

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Maida's Little Cabins

By: Irwin, Inez Haynes

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, NY, : 1947

Seller ID: CL003200

Condition: Good+


Hardcover Good+, Dust Jacket Good+, Ex-library Copy, Grosset & Dunlap, NY, 1947, 212 pages, b&w frontispiece, blue map endpapers, lists to number 10 “Zoo” on back of dj, Ex-library Copy with the usual marks, 5"x 7-3/8", hardcover, blue boards with white anchor illustration on front and decorated white titles on spine, light shelf wear & wear to spine ends, a very little light cover soil, good+ dust jacket, price clipped with two small tape stains on front flap, one short tear top edge back panel, light edge wear, small pieces missing at top 2 back corners, two small abrasions back panel wh... View more info

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Five Little Peppers in the Little Brown House

By: Sidney, Margaret, with Hermann Heyer, illustrator

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1907

Edition: 1st edition - early printing

Seller ID: CL001763

Condition: Good+


Hardcover, (G+), Lothrop Lee & Shepard Co., Boston, 1907, 1st edition - early printing, (title is 11th of 12 in ‘Famous Pepper Books’ ad at back, and there is no listing of Pepper books on reverse of half-title), 434 pages plus 3 pages of publisher’s adverts at back, illustrated with 8 b&w plates including fronts, 5.25 in x 7.50 in., green cloth with gilt and black titles and decorations, corners and spine ends slightly bumped and worn, mild shelf wear, spine titles slightly dulled, faint scuffing to covers, one very small chip to one letter of front titles, spine mildly cocked, no dust ... View more info

Cherry Ames, Camp Nurse (The Cherry Ames Stories, Number 19)

By: Wells, Helen

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1957

Edition: Probable First Edition

Seller ID: CL005027

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in dust jacket, (NF/G+), probable first edition: lists to self at front and on rear jacket flap, 1957, Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 182 pages, grey endpapers, illustrated with 6 b&w line drawings including frontis, 5 in. x 7.5 in, brick red tweed boards with black titles and decorations (image of Cherry Ames in a rectangular frame on front), top page edges tinted black, corners and spine ends very faintly rubbed, spine very mildly cocked, dust jacket has bumping and wear to corners and spine ends, faint bumping to jacket edges, some slight creasing to base of front jacket panel, dust ... View more info