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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 BOY FORTUNE HUNTERS IN CHINA, #4 in the series. by Akers, Floyd (pseudonym of L. Frank Baum)
    Akers, Floyd (pseudonym of L. Frank Baum)
    THE BOY FORTUNE HUNTERS IN CHINA, #4 in the series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Chicago: Reilly & Britton, (1909). Hardcover - The fourth title in this six-book series of young adult adventure novels by L. Frank Baum (best known for his Oz books). Unlike most of BaumÕs work, the series is told in first person narrative by the protagonist, teenager Sam Steele. Sam, his father the Captain, and his uncle, are the owners of the Seagull, which sails any sea and to any country where it might be profitable - Also onboard is his friend Archie and Joe, who is a little younger. Includes a brief foreword by the author. Glossy frontispiece. Lists to #5 at the beginning of the book. 325 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated tan cloth stamped in three colors - green, red-orange and black. Front hinge cracked, some insect damage to the covers, but overall a sturdy and attractive copy of a quite hard to find book.

    Book ID: 73089
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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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  • DON STURDY ON THE DESERT OF MYSTERY or Autoing In The Land Of The Caravans, #1. by Appleton, Victor.
    Appleton, Victor.
    DON STURDY ON THE DESERT OF MYSTERY or Autoing In The Land Of The Caravans, #1.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1925). Hardcover - The first book in this series, set in the Sahara Desert in Algeria. In this book, Don first meets Teddy Allison, who will be his sidekick for the rest of the series. . "In company with his uncles, one a mighty hunter and the other a noted scientist, Don Sturdy travels far and wide, gaining much useful knowledge and meeting many thrilling adventures." Lists to #5 in the front of the book andto #10 in the ads at the rear. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece by Walter S. Rogers. iv, 214 pp plus 6 pp of publisher's advertising.

    Condition: Good only in dark red cloth with black lettering (corners bumped, some rubbing and wear to the covers)

    Book ID: 72973
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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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  • [Beadle's Frontier Series] Ingraham, Col. Prentiss.
    THE YOUNG MOUNTAINEER: Beadle's Frontier Series #2.

    Edition: Digest sized paperback.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, c. 1908. One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series. Coverful front cover illustration. 100 pp.

    Condition: Good condition - the usual rather severe toning to the pages, but only slight chipping to bottom of spine, and minor edgewear - previous owner added some captions to the cover illustration, a tight copy, spine lettering still readable. A fragile format which rarely survived in this condition.

    Book ID: 36942
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  • [Beadle's Frontier Series] Vincent, Lewis.
    THE HAUNTED TRAPPER or Lulu, the Beautiful: A Thrilling Tale Of The Northwest: Beadle's Frontier Series, No. 20

    Edition: Digest sized paperback.

    Cleveland, Ohio: The Arthur Westbrook Company, c. 1908. One of a series of 100 titles in Beadle's Frontier Series -great cover illustration of two fur clad trappers in a clearing surrounded by skeletons and skulls. 96 pp.

    Condition: Good+ condition - the usual rather severe toning to the pages, but only slight chipping to bottom of spine, corner missing from rear cover, but overall a tight copy, spine lettering still readable, front cover bright and attractive. A fragile format which rarely survived in this condition.

    Book ID: 36941
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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), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66851
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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: 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 in1949) 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • THE AUTOMOBILE GIRLS AT PALM BEACH; or, Proving their Mettle under Southern Skies, #5 in series. by Crane, Laura Dent.
    Crane, Laura Dent.
    THE AUTOMOBILE GIRLS AT PALM BEACH; or, Proving their Mettle under Southern Skies, #5 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Henry Altemus Company, (c. 1913). Hardcover - The fifth book in this early girls' series, which involved adventures centering on car travel. A club of girls, Ruth Stuart, Barbara Thurston, Millie Thurston, Grace Carter and Ruth Stuart have adventures in RuthÕs Car while chaperoned by Aunt Sallie Stuart. This series has one important distinction: it is the only Altemus one that has a not so famous real building in the background. The Newport Casino (presently the International Tennis Hall of Fame) located in Newport, Rhode Island is clearly the building in the background on the cover in the first two formats. The casino was built in 1880 and the first U.S. Tennis Championship was held there in…

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    New York: Henry Altemus Company, (c. 1913). Hardcover - The fifth book in this early girls' series, which involved adventures centering on car travel. A club of girls, Ruth Stuart, Barbara Thurston, Millie Thurston, Grace Carter and Ruth Stuart have adventures in RuthÕs Car while chaperoned by Aunt Sallie Stuart. This series has one important distinction: it is the only Altemus one that has a not so famous real building in the background. The Newport Casino (presently the International Tennis Hall of Fame) located in Newport, Rhode Island is clearly the building in the background on the cover in the first two formats. The casino was built in 1880 and the first U.S. Tennis Championship was held there in 1881. Illustrated with a plain frontispiece and some inserted full page drawings on plain paper. Lists to #6 at back of book. 212 pp plus 20 pp publisher's ads.

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    Condition: Very good in illustrated tan covers (previous owner's name)

    Book ID: 72742
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  • RENFREW FLIES AGAIN, #8 in series. by Erskine, Laurie York (1894-1976)
    Erskine, Laurie York (1894-1976)
    RENFREW FLIES AGAIN, #8 in series.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1942. Hardcover - The eighth and final book in the most popular series by this boys' adventure author. Erskine was commissioned in the Royal Flying Force during World War I, so he was knowledgeable about aviation. This series about Renfrew of the Mounties formed the basis for four movies and a radio series. Illustrated by Edward Shenton, 288 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good overall in red cloth with black lettering, small illustration on front cover, no dust jacket (previous owner's name)

    Book ID: 78782
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  • EXPLORING THE ISLAND: THE WONDER ISLAND BOYS #2. by Finlay, Roger T.
    Finlay, Roger T.
    EXPLORING THE ISLAND: THE WONDER ISLAND BOYS #2.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: The New York Book Company, (1914). Hardcover - The second book in this eight book series: " Thrilling adventures of two boys and an aged Professor who are cast away on an island with absolutely nothing but their clothing, By gradual and natural stages, they succeed in all forms of devices . . . and learn the scientific theories involved in every walk of life , , , Two thousand things every boy ought to know, Every page a romance. Every line a fact." Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted glossy plates and numerous line drawings. In the final volume of the series [the young castaways discover] that "the natives of the archipelago which has…

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    New York: The New York Book Company, (1914). Hardcover - The second book in this eight book series: " Thrilling adventures of two boys and an aged Professor who are cast away on an island with absolutely nothing but their clothing, By gradual and natural stages, they succeed in all forms of devices . . . and learn the scientific theories involved in every walk of life , , , Two thousand things every boy ought to know, Every page a romance. Every line a fact." Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted glossy plates and numerous line drawings. In the final volume of the series [the young castaways discover] that "the natives of the archipelago which has offered them a range of experiences are in fact a Lost Race and that the Islands themselves are the remnants of Atlantis." Glossary. 238 pp plus 4 pp of publisher's ads. Lists to #6 at the front of the book.

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    Condition: Good condition only in illustrated brown boards (front hinge cracked, gift inscription dated Christmas 1916, some fraying to the corners)

    Book ID: 78378
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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • JACK HARKER'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKS: Being the Conclusion of the "Adventures of Young Jack Harkaway and His Boy Tinker" (#15) by Hemyng, Bracebridge (1841-1901)
    Hemyng, Bracebridge (1841-1901)
    JACK HARKER'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKS: Being the Conclusion of the "Adventures of Young Jack Harkaway and His Boy Tinker" (#15)

    Edition: Reprint.

    Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co.. n.d. (ca 1920). Hardcover - The final book in Hemyng's extremely popular series, one which tamed the gore and violence of the 'penny dreadfuls' to produce exciting books aimed at younger readers. Jack ran away to see to escape a harsh schoolmaster, and had many adventures all around the world, but he still managed to retain his sense of honor and schoolboy code of conduct despite being surrounded by villains of all types. This volume begins in true penny dreadful style with a murder - "We arrived too late to prevent it, but Tinker was pleased to take it upon himself to avenge the murdered woman, for a woman it was, as we…

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    Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co.. n.d. (ca 1920). Hardcover - The final book in Hemyng's extremely popular series, one which tamed the gore and violence of the 'penny dreadfuls' to produce exciting books aimed at younger readers. Jack ran away to see to escape a harsh schoolmaster, and had many adventures all around the world, but he still managed to retain his sense of honor and schoolboy code of conduct despite being surrounded by villains of all types. This volume begins in true penny dreadful style with a murder - "We arrived too late to prevent it, but Tinker was pleased to take it upon himself to avenge the murdered woman, for a woman it was, as we could tell from her shrieks as the sack went under and stifled them for ever." - but the emphasis is on his being manly enough to apologize for the tempetousness of his actions. Frontispiece. 263 pp plus 1 p publisher's ad.

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    Condition: Good overall in burgundy cloth with black lettering, black, gold and orange illustration on the front cover (front hinge cracked)

    Book ID: 63867
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  • BARRY DARE AND THE MYSTERIOUS BOX. by Hunting, Gardner.
    Hunting, Gardner.
    BARRY DARE AND THE MYSTERIOUS BOX.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., (1929) dj. Hardcover - A title in the Boys' Adventure Series. Barry was hired to deliver a small heavy box but it was taken from him. He recovers the box only to lose it again but once again he gains possession and determines the real owner - but before he can deliver it, he and two other lads are buried beneath a collapsing building. Plain frontispiece. 244 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (usual rather severe toning to the pages, some light edgewear to the dj)

    Book ID: 74529
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  • THE RANGER BOYS AND THEIR REWARD, #5. by La Belle, Claude A.
    La Belle, Claude A.
    THE RANGER BOYS AND THEIR REWARD, #5.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1922). Hardcover first edition - The fifth and final book in this series which tells of the adventures of three boys with the Forest Rangers in the state of Maine - all 5 books in this series were issued in 1922, Glossy frontispiece. 240 pp plus 14 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated gold cloth - some bumping to the corners, usual light toning to the pages, etc.

    Book ID: 67612
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  • A CRUISE IN THE SKY or The Legend of the Great Pink Pearl. The Aeroplane Boys Series #5. by Lamar, Ashton [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    Lamar, Ashton [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    A CRUISE IN THE SKY or The Legend of the Great Pink Pearl. The Aeroplane Boys Series #5.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Chicago: Reilly & Britton, (1911). Hardcover - One of three aviation related series for boys published by Sayler under both his own name and pen names. Illustrated by S. H. Riesenberg with a tinted frontispiece and three black and white plates on plain paper. Lists to #6 in this series at the front of the book. 218 pp. plus 5 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Fair condition in illustrated boards (corners bumped, soiling to covers, spine lettering rubbed, prev owner's name, etc.) A decent reading copy of a rather uncommon vintage juvenile series book.

    Book ID: 64129
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  • A CRUISE IN THE SKY or The Legend of the Great Pink Pearl. The Aeroplane Boys Series #5. by Lamar, Ashton [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    Lamar, Ashton [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    A CRUISE IN THE SKY or The Legend of the Great Pink Pearl. The Aeroplane Boys Series #5.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Chicago: Reilly & Britton, (1911). Hardcover - One of three aviation related series for boys published by Sayler under both his own name and pen names. Illustrated by S. H. Riesenberg with a tinted frontispiece and three black and white plates on plain paper. Lists to #7 in this series at the front of the book. 218 pp. plus 6 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good+ condition in illustrated boards (spine lettering rubbed, An attractive copy of a rather uncommon vintage juvenile series book.

    Book ID: 71324
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  • DON WINSLOW OF THE NAVY #1. by Martinek, Frank V.
    Martinek, Frank V.
    DON WINSLOW OF THE NAVY #1.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1940). Hardcover - The first book in this series set during World War II. Illustrated by F. Warren. Plain frontispiece and plain endpapers. Bound in blue cloth with gold lettering. 214 pp .

    Condition: Good condition overall (a tight and straight copy, severe toning to the pages, previous owner's name and address on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 66612
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