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  • PITCHER AND I. by Cole, Stephen (pseudonym of Gale D. Webbe)
    Cole, Stephen (pseudonym of Gale D. Webbe)

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Ariel Books / Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1964) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The story of a friendship between two boys at a boys' school - Pitcher, who got his nickname from his large ears, is an endearingly clumsy, but wise boy and Robby learns from him. SIGNED by the author (who is identified as having long experience in teaching in boys' schools) on the front endpaper with both his real name and his pseudonym. Despite the fact that this was published by a major compan and went into at least one later printing, it appears to be very uncommon. 156 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Frame.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (inscription on front pastedown, minor edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 84359
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  • THE JUNIOR CUP. by French, Allen (1870 - 1946)
    French, Allen (1870 - 1946)

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: The Century Company, 1908 (c 1901). Hardcover - Very uncommon young adult book by this historian best known for his work on the American Revolution. While most of French's novels, whether for children or adults were historical fiction, this book, set at a boy's summer camp and school, is a contemporary story of teenage boys and sports. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 12 internal glossy plates by Bernard J. Rosenmeyer. 246 pp.

    Condition: Poor condition, reading copy only (missing one plate and pp 203-4, another plate is loose but still present, some fraying and rubbing and wear to the spine and the corners, prev owner's name dated Christmas 1911) .

    Book ID: 67797
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