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  • MYSTERY OF THE CHINESE RING: A Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure #2. by Adams, Andy.
    Adams, Andy.
    MYSTERY OF THE CHINESE RING: A Biff Brewster Mystery Adventure #2.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1960.). Hardcover - The hero of this series, Biff Brewster is a 16 year old who lives in Indianapolis but is "encouraged" by his parents to travel to various parts of the world during vacation months. Combines mystery and suspense with information about different cultures. Bound in beige tweed with green and white scenic endpapers. Illustrated with a frontispiece and several interior illustrations, including a double page spread that reproduces the river scene on the endpapers. Lists to #3 at front of book.. 182 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 68837
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  • THE FLYING WINDMILL: The Andy Lane Series #8. by Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    THE FLYING WINDMILL: The Andy Lane Series #8.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1930). Hardcover first edition - ""Andy Lane and his restless crew take off in a monster autogyro in search of pirate treasure." Adams was in the American Ambulance Service and the U S Naval Service during World War One; in the 1930s he was a prolific contributor of aviation-linked stories. this series, his most popular, was notable for the variety of experimental aircraft which Andy flies. Glossy frontispiece, 211 pp plus 7 pp of publisher's ads. Ads list to #6 in this series.

    Condition: Good overall in blue cloth (2 small bleached spots on front cover, lighter spotting on spine, previous owner's name on title page and erasure on front pastedown), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 89079
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  • PIRATES OF THE AIR. The Andy Lane Series #5. by Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    PIRATES OF THE AIR. The Andy Lane Series #5.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). Hardcover first edition - Andy Lane pilots the giant passenger plane Apex No. 4 across the Atlantic in the face of almost overwhelming odds." Adams was in the American Ambulance Service and the U S Naval Service during World War One; in the 1930s he was a prolific contributor of aviation-linked stories. this series, his most popular, was notable for the variety of experimental aircraft which Andy flies. Glossy frontispiece, 212 pp plus 6 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good only in blue cloth (fraying to spine, previous owner's name in pencil, rear hinge cracking), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85936
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  • FIFTEEN DAYS IN THE AIR. The Andy Lane Series #1. by Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    FIFTEEN DAYS IN THE AIR. The Andy Lane Series #1.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1928). Hardcover - The first book in this series of flying stories for boys, featuring the young aviator Andy Lane. "Andy refuels his ship in the air and sets a new endurance record." Adams was in the American Ambulance Service and the U S Naval Service during World War One; in the 1930s he was a prolific contributor of aviation-linked stories. this series, his most popular, was notable for the variety of experimental aircraft which Andy flies. Glossy frontispiece, 194 pp plus 8 pp of publisher's ads. Lists to #7 at back of book .

    Condition: Very good in blue cloth in with orange lettering on front cover (spine darkened), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85834
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  • CHUMS IN THE BIG WOODS. by Allen, Captain Quincy.
    Allen, Captain Quincy.
    CHUMS IN THE BIG WOODS.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, n.d. (ca 1915) dj. Hardcover - An adventure story for boys. 238 pp plus 5 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (toning to the pages, gift inscriptions, some edgewear to the dj - front cover illustration of two boys in a canoe is bright and attractive.)

    Book ID: 68494
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  • MOTOR BOAT BOYS' RIVER CHASE or Six Chums Afloat and Ashore. Motor Boat Boys Series #6. by Arundel, Louis (pseudonym of St. George Rathborne, 1854-1938)
    Arundel, Louis (pseudonym of St. George Rathborne, 1854-1938)
    MOTOR BOAT BOYS' RIVER CHASE or Six Chums Afloat and Ashore. Motor Boat Boys Series #6.

    Edition: Early (or first) printing.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, (c 1914). Hardcover - The sixth book in this series featuring six teenage boys and their adventures on various waterways - in this book they catch some bank robbers after a chase down the Mississippi River. Ad for a bicycle preceding the first page. 257 pp an ad for a billiard table. Green and white illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: FAIR/POOR condition only in illustrated light green cloth (no glossy frontispiece, rear hinge cracked, front hinge starting, wear to the covers and rubbing to the white lettering, especially on the spine).

    Book ID: 74727
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  • THE AIRPLANE GIRL AND THE MYSTERY OF SEAL ISLANDS, #3 in series. by Bardwell, Harrison (pseudonym of Edith Janice E. J. Craine)
    Bardwell, Harrison (pseudonym of Edith Janice E. J. Craine)
    THE AIRPLANE GIRL AND THE MYSTERY OF SEAL ISLANDS, #3 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: World Syndicate Publishing Co. (1931.). Hardcover - The third book in the Airplane Girl series (originally published as the Girl Sky Pilot series) . As Brodogan comments in her monograph on "Flying Girls, Super Sleuths." . "In the moment before aviation was commercialized, and social limits were officially imposed, a number of significant girlsÕ aviation series books slipped past cultural gatekeepers and emerged onto the reading scene." This series was one of several in the early 1930s, most quite uncommon now. It is a mix of realism and the improbable - Roberta Langwell finds herself kidnapped and her plane taken over by seal poachers who are operating from an island in the Bering Sea. Unlike most juvenile…

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    New York: World Syndicate Publishing Co. (1931.). Hardcover - The third book in the Airplane Girl series (originally published as the Girl Sky Pilot series) . As Brodogan comments in her monograph on "Flying Girls, Super Sleuths." . "In the moment before aviation was commercialized, and social limits were officially imposed, a number of significant girlsÕ aviation series books slipped past cultural gatekeepers and emerged onto the reading scene." This series was one of several in the early 1930s, most quite uncommon now. It is a mix of realism and the improbable - Roberta Langwell finds herself kidnapped and her plane taken over by seal poachers who are operating from an island in the Bering Sea. Unlike most juvenile series, this ends abruptly with Roberta still imprisoned on the island, although her means of escaping seems to be at hand. 223 pp.

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    Condition: Good only condition in blue cloth (corners bumped, rather severe toning to the pages, slight spine slant and some wear to the covers)

    Book ID: 68919
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  • THE MOTION PICTURE COMRADES PRODUCING A SUCCESS; or, Featuring a Sensation #5 in The Motion Picture Series. by Barnes, Elmer Tracey
    Barnes, Elmer Tracey
    THE MOTION PICTURE COMRADES PRODUCING A SUCCESS; or, Featuring a Sensation #5 in The Motion Picture Series.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., (c 1917). Hardcover - The fifth and final book in this series. "The romance of Motion Pictures -- how it is interwoven with America's life to-day! When sturdy, stout-hearted lads determine to build their careers around Motion Pictures, it needs just such an author as Elmer Tracey Barnes to record their ups and downs, for Adventure is their ever-constant companion. Likable heroes, rapid action and unusual settings for their stories -- these are the things that make these five tales so intensely popular with a host of eager readers." ( Saalfield advertisement) Frontispiece. 179 pp. plus 8 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated beige boards - corners slightly bumped, age-toning to the pages, but a clean, tight and attractive copy.

    Book ID: 86541
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  • THEÊMOVING PICTURE COMRADES ABOARD A SUBMARINE, or, Searching for Treasure Under the Sea. #4 in The Motion Picture Series. by Barnes, Elmer Tracey
    Barnes, Elmer Tracey
    THEÊMOVING PICTURE COMRADES ABOARD A SUBMARINE, or, Searching for Treasure Under the Sea. #4 in The Motion Picture Series.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., (c 1917). Hardcover - "The romance of Motion Pictures -- how it is interwoven with America's life to-day! When sturdy, stout-hearted lads determine to build their careers around Motion Pictures, it needs just such an author as Elmer Tracey Barnes to record their ups and downs, for Adventure is their ever-constant companion. Likable heroes, rapid action and unusual settings for their stories -- these are the things that make these five tales so intensely popular with a host of eager readers." ( Saalfield advertisement) Frontispiece. 179 pp. plus 8 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated beige boards - prev owner's name, significant age-toning to the pages.

    Book ID: 83931
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  • HICKORY JACK: The Wild Man of the Woods: Beadle's Frontier Series, #69. by [Beadle's Frontier Series] Carleton, Capt Latham C.
    [Beadle's Frontier Series] Carleton, Capt Latham C.
    HICKORY JACK: The Wild Man of the Woods: Beadle's Frontier Series, #69.

    Edition: Digest sized paperback.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, (c 1909). One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series of dime novel paperbacks. Coverful front cover illustration. 100 pp.

    Condition: Good only in illustrated covers - some wear to covers, significant toning to pages.

    Book ID: 88227
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  • OLD ZEKE or the Wild Hunter of the Rocky Mountains : Beadle's Frontier Series, #96. by [Beadle's Frontier Series] Fletcher Samuel .
    [Beadle's Frontier Series] Fletcher Samuel .
    OLD ZEKE or the Wild Hunter of the Rocky Mountains : Beadle's Frontier Series, #96.

    Edition: Digest sized paperback, later printing.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, (c 1909). One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series of dime novel paperbacks. Coverful front cover illustration. 100 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in illustrated covers - front cover almost detached. some wear to covers, significant toning to pages.

    Book ID: 88231
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  • DEADWOOD DICK JR. Or the Sign of the Crimson Crescent: Beadle's Frontier Series, #28. by [Beadle's Frontier Series] Wheeler, Edward L.
    [Beadle's Frontier Series] Wheeler, Edward L.
    DEADWOOD DICK JR. Or the Sign of the Crimson Crescent: Beadle's Frontier Series, #28.

    Edition: Digest sized paperback, later printing.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, (c 1886). One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series of dime novel paperbacks. Coverful front cover illustration. 100 pp.

    Condition: Good only in illustrated covers - some wear to covers, significant toning to pages.

    Book ID: 88228
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  • BIG BRAVE, SCOUT OF THE MOHAWK: A Story of the French-Indian War. : Beadle's Frontier Series, #48. by [Beadle's Frontier Series] Wilton, Mark.
    [Beadle's Frontier Series] Wilton, Mark.
    BIG BRAVE, SCOUT OF THE MOHAWK: A Story of the French-Indian War. : Beadle's Frontier Series, #48.

    Edition: Digest sized paperback, later printing.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, (c 1909). One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series of dime novel paperbacks. Coverful front cover illustration. 100 pp.

    Condition: Good only in illustrated covers - some wear to covers, significant toning to pages.

    Book ID: 88229
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  • THE FLYING SQUAD. by Bishop, William A., Colonel and Major Rothesay Stuart-Wortley.
    Bishop, William A., Colonel and Major Rothesay Stuart-Wortley.
    THE FLYING SQUAD.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Garden City, NY: Sun Dial Press, (c 1927). Hardcover - A boys' adventure novel centered around flying, set in Canada, near Ontario, shortly after the first World War. A title in the "Young Moderns Book Shelf." 260 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in dark blue cloth with orange lettering on the spine, no dust jacket (a bit of soiling to edges of textblock, but a tight and straight copy)

    Book ID: 75411
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  • THE ARMY BOYS ALONG PERSHING'S TRAIL. by Burley, Major Andrew S.
    Burley, Major Andrew S.
    THE ARMY BOYS ALONG PERSHING'S TRAIL.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, n.d. (ca 1930, c 1919) dj. Hardcover - Adventure novel about Pershing's pursuit of Pancho Villa in Mexico in 1916-1917. 252 pp plus 10 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in brown cloth with black lettering and border on front cover (usual rather severe toning to the pages, but a tight and sturdy copy), in a good dust jacket with overall edgewear, some crinkling and staining.)

    Book ID: 68171
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  • THE SECRET OF SKELETON ISLAND: A Ken Holt Mystery #1. by Campbell, Bruce (pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein)
    Campbell, Bruce (pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein)
    THE SECRET OF SKELETON ISLAND: A Ken Holt Mystery #1.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1949) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book in this popular series featuring Ken Holt, son of a world-famous foreign correspondent, and his close friend, photographer Sandy Allen. Lists to #16 in the book and on the front dust jacket flap. . Frontispiece, dark green scenic endpapers 214 pp.

    Condition: Very good in tan boards in a very good dust jacket (slight spine slant, previous owner's name, some minor edgewear to dust jacket.)

    Book ID: 81385
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  • THE SECRET OF SKELETON ISLAND: A Ken Holt Mystery #1. by Campbell, Bruce (pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein)
    Campbell, Bruce (pseudonym of Samuel and Beryl Epstein)
    THE SECRET OF SKELETON ISLAND: A Ken Holt Mystery #1.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1949) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book in this popular series featuring Ken Holt, son of a world-famous foreign correspondent, and his close friend, photographer Sandy Allen. Lists just the first two titles in the book and on the front dust jacket flap (as was typical of series books, both titles were issued at the same time in 1949) Back cover of dj lists to Hardy Boys #28 and rear flap lists to #6 in the Rick Brant series. Frontispiece, dark green scenic endpapers 214 pp.

    Condition: Very good in tan boards in a good only dust jacket (gift inscription dated Chrismas 1949, some loss at both ends of the spine of the dj, other edgewear, but this is relatively uncommon in the first edition in dj.)

    Book ID: 69884
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  • SNAGGED AND SUNK or The Adventures of a Canvas Canoe, by Castlemon, Harry (pseudonym of Charles Austin Fosdick, 1842-1915)
    Castlemon, Harry (pseudonym of Charles Austin Fosdick, 1842-1915)
    SNAGGED AND SUNK or The Adventures of a Canvas Canoe,

    Edition: Reprint.

    Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., (ca 1913, c 1888). Hardcover - A title in the Field and Stream series. Frontispiece. 419 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Fair condition only in tan boards with a pasted on illustration on front cover (previous owner's name dated Dec 1913, several stamps, title page partially detached, rear hinge cracking, overall wear to covers, etc).

    Book ID: 76991
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  • FRANK AMONG THE RANCHEROS: Rocky Mountain Series #1. by Castlemon, Harry (pseudonym of Charles Austin Fosdick, 1842-1915)
    Castlemon, Harry (pseudonym of Charles Austin Fosdick, 1842-1915)
    FRANK AMONG THE RANCHEROS: Rocky Mountain Series #1.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, (c 1868). Hardcover - Glossy illustrated title page plus 2 glossy internal plates. 254 pp. plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in green cloth with red, black and gold illustration on front cover and spine (gift inscription dated Christmas 1893)

    Book ID: 68400
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  • FIRST STOP HONOLULU Or Ted Scott Over the Pacific (#4 in The Ted Scott Flying Stories Series) by Dixon, Franklin W.
    Dixon, Franklin W.
    FIRST STOP HONOLULU Or Ted Scott Over the Pacific (#4 in The Ted Scott Flying Stories Series)

    Edition: First or early edition. .

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1927). Hardcover - Lists to this title at the front of the book and to just 3 in the Hardy Boys series, The ad at the rear lists to a 1927 Garry Grayson title. The Ted Scott series was the longest-lived of the juvenile aviation series, selling over a million copies (in fact, during its heyday it outsold the Hardy Boys series.) Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece by Walter S. Rogers. Plain endpapers. 216 pp. plus 2 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in red boards with green lettering, no dust jacket (boards slightly warped with slight spine slant, missing front endpaper and some scribbling on the verso of the frontispiece)

    Book ID: 84766
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  • FLYING AGAINST TIME Or Ted Scott Breaking the Ocean to Ocean Record (#9 in The Ted Scott Flying Stories Series) by Dixon, Franklin W.
    Dixon, Franklin W.
    FLYING AGAINST TIME Or Ted Scott Breaking the Ocean to Ocean Record (#9 in The Ted Scott Flying Stories Series)

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). Hardcover - Lists to this title at the front of the book and to 12 in the ads at the rear. The Ted Scott series was the longest-lived of the juvenile aviation series, selling over a million copies (in fact, during its heyday it outsold the Hardy Boys series.) . Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece by Walter S. Rogers. Plain endpapers. 214 pp. plus 4 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in red boards with green lettering, no dust jacket (boards slightly warped, gift inscription dated in 1931)

    Book ID: 84765
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  • THE BOY GLOBETROTTERS FROM TOKIO TO BOMBAY, #3. by Fisher, Elbert.
    Fisher, Elbert.
    THE BOY GLOBETROTTERS FROM TOKIO TO BOMBAY, #3.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, (c 1915). Hardcover - The third book in this series about two boys who make their way around the world, working as they go. Illustrated throughout with small drawings by the author. 244 pp plus 15 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Fair condition only in red cloth with black lettering and illustration (wear to the covers, rear hinge cracking, offsetting to endpapers, etc)

    Book ID: 64366
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  • FRANK ALLEN SNOWBOUND or Fighting for Life in the Big Blizzard #14. by Forbes, Graham (pseudonym of St George Rathborne, 1854-1938)
    Forbes, Graham (pseudonym of St George Rathborne, 1854-1938)
    FRANK ALLEN SNOWBOUND or Fighting for Life in the Big Blizzard #14.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1927. Hardcover first edition - The hard-to-find fourteenth (and probably the last title actually published) in the "Famous Frank Allen Series." Eight of the books in this series were originally published in The Boys of Columbia High series by Grosset and Dunlap, but this title was first published in this Garden City edition. Glossy frontispiece. 218 pp plus 4 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall condition in tan cloth - some fraying to the corners and ends of the spine, toning to the pages, but a decent copy.

    Book ID: 68490
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  • THE OCEAN EXPRESS or Clint Webb Aboard the Sea Tramp, #4 in series. by Foster, W. Bert (1869-1929)
    Foster, W. Bert (1869-1929)
    THE OCEAN EXPRESS or Clint Webb Aboard the Sea Tramp, #4 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, (1913). Hardcover - The fourth book in a rather short-lived series (all published in 1913) by this prolific writer. He was best known for his Westerns, but under the house name of Alice Emerson, he also wrote the first 19 books in the Betty Gordon series. Glossy frontispiece. 256 pp. plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good minus in tan illustrated boards (gift inscription dated 1928 on front endpaper, a bit of fraying to ends of spine, binding cracked just before title page)

    Book ID: 77708
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  • Foster, W. Bert (1869-1929)
    THE OCEAN EXPRESS or Clint Webb Aboard the Sea Tramp, #4 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, (1913). Hardcover - The fourth book in a rather short-lived series (all published in 1913) by this prolific writer. He was best known for his Westerns, but under the house name of Alice Emerson, he also wrote the first 19 books in the Betty Gordon series. Glossy frontispiece. 256 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Good overall in tan illustrated boards (bookstore name stamped on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 77707
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  • THE OUTBOARD BOYS AT SHARK RIVER; or, Solving the Secret of Mystery Tower, #4 in series. by Garis, Roger (1901-1967)
    Garis, Roger (1901-1967)
    THE OUTBOARD BOYS AT SHARK RIVER; or, Solving the Secret of Mystery Tower, #4 in series.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1934). Hardcover first edition - Fourth and last title in this adventure series by the son of the prolific and popular authors, Howard and Lillian Garis. Glossy frontispiece. 251 pp. Green and white illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Good overall in thicker format, in blue boards with embossed black lettering - rear hinge cracking, sunning to spine, other minor wear to covers, no dust jacket. A rather uncommon series.

    Book ID: 76010
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  • JACK COLLERTON'S ENGINE. Young Captains of Industry, #2. by Godfrey, Hollis (1874 -1936)
    Godfrey, Hollis (1874 -1936)
    JACK COLLERTON'S ENGINE. Young Captains of Industry, #2.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1910). Hardcover first edition - The hard-to-find second book in the "Young Captains of Industry" series written for older boys by this engineer, professor, and author, who was also President of Drexler Institute. "Jack Collerton goes abroad to enter his father's airship engine in an English contest. A rival company, with unscrupulous methods, is a competitor in the same contest. Jack's engine is stolen and he has an exciting time in England and on the continent in his attempts to recover it." Illustrated with a frontispiece and seven inserted glossy plates by H. Burgess. Tissue guard at frontispiece. 285 pp plus 2 pp of ads (just the first 2 books in this series listed in the ad) .

    Condition: Fair condition only (front endpaper roughtly torn out, rubbing to the covers, corners bumped)

    Book ID: 67743
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  • THE RIVER MOTOR BOAT BOYS ON THE COLORADO or the Clue in the Rocks by Gordon, Harry.
    Gordon, Harry.
    THE RIVER MOTOR BOAT BOYS ON THE COLORADO or the Clue in the Rocks

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1913). Hardcover - From a publisher's ad: "The story deals with a little-known stretch of river, from the Gulf of California to the Grand Canyon. The plot is a strong one, and the clue sought is at last discovered by two venturesome lads who start out to have a Òlittle fun of their own on the side." As in all other volumes of this aeries, the authorÑperhaps the best-known writer of boysÕ books in the countryÑtells something of the history of the country the boys pass through." Glossy frontispiece of the Grand Canyon. 256 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in olive green cloth with black and red lettering and illustration on front cover and spine.

    Book ID: 66705
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  • BOB STEELE'S WINNING RACE; or, Fearless and True (#8 in Motor Power Series) by Grayson, Donald.
    Grayson, Donald.
    BOB STEELE'S WINNING RACE; or, Fearless and True (#8 in Motor Power Series)

    Edition: First hardcover edition.

    Philadelphia: David McKay Co, (c 1909). Hardcover first edition - A later title in this boy's adventure series adapted from the stories originally published weekly as the Motor Stories by Street and Smith as part of their paperback Dime Novels. Frontispiece on glossy stock. As the publisher's ad notes the boys had adventures with every kind of motor-driven machines - including motorcycles, automobiles, areoplanes and even submarines. 301 pp plus 1 p publisher's ad (which lists all 10 titles)

    Condition: Very good in illustrated beige boards with red and black lettering (gift inscription dated Christmas 1920, foxing on a few pages, fairly minor soiling and wear to the covers)

    Book ID: 83936
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  • ADVENTURES OF A PATRIOT: Mystery and Adventure Stories for Boys, #7. by Hart, Philip.
    Hart, Philip.
    ADVENTURES OF A PATRIOT: Mystery and Adventure Stories for Boys, #7.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1930). Hardcover - As Stephen Hart is about to graduate from a military school, he and his younger sister are called home by a telegram from their uncle's housekeeper. Glossy frontispiece. The books in this series are each standalone titles, by several different authors. 256 pp.

    Condition: Very good in tan boards with dark brown lettering, no dust jacket. Rather uncommon in the original A. L. Burt edition.

    Book ID: 83966
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