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  • SPRAY HITTER. by Bonner, M. G.
    Bonner, M. G.
    SPRAY HITTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lantern Press, (1959). Hardcover first edition - A school baseball story, illustrated by Victor Prezio. 189 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding (top of spine beginning to tear, some spotting in the margins, other reading wear)

    Book ID: 67039
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  • THE HILLTOP BOYS ON LOST ISLAND, #3 in series. by Burleigh, Cyril (pseudonym of Cecil Burleigh, 1850-1921)
    Burleigh, Cyril (pseudonym of Cecil Burleigh, 1850-1921)
    THE HILLTOP BOYS ON LOST ISLAND, #3 in series.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Cleveland, Ohio: World Publishing Co., (c 1931) dj. Hardcover - The third book in this four books series set at the Hilltop Military Academy, aka "The Academy." Frontispiece. 177 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in a good dust jacket (toning to pages, edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 78755
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  • NAN SHERWOOD AT PINE CAMP; or, The Old Lumberman's Secret #1 in series. by Carr, Annie Roe.
    Carr, Annie Roe.
    NAN SHERWOOD AT PINE CAMP; or, The Old Lumberman's Secret #1 in series.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Cleveland: Goldsmith Publishing Co. (c 1916). Hardcover - The first book in this series featuring Nan Sherwood and her friends from Lakeview Hall.Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three glossy inserted plates. Lists 5 titles opposite the title page. 246 pp

    Condition: Good overall in embossed green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine (some rubbing to the lettering, spine slant, usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 70026
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  • NAN SHERWOOD'S WINTER HOLIDAYS or Rescuing the Runaways, #3 in series. by Carr, Annie Roe.
    Carr, Annie Roe.
    NAN SHERWOOD'S WINTER HOLIDAYS or Rescuing the Runaways, #3 in series.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: George Sully & Company, (1916). Hardcover - The third book in this series featuring Nan Sherwood and her friends from Lakeview Hall.Illustrated with a frontispiece and three glossy inserted plates. Uncommon in the original edition, published by Sully. Last title listed opposite the title page. 248 pp

    Condition: Good overall in light green cloth with black lettering and illustration to the front cover (prev owner's name in pencil, erasable, some bumping to the corners and wear to the covers)

    Book ID: 69372
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  • NAN SHERWOOD'S WINTER HOLIDAYS or Rescuing the Runaways, #3 in series. by Carr, Annie Roe.
    Carr, Annie Roe.
    NAN SHERWOOD'S WINTER HOLIDAYS or Rescuing the Runaways, #3 in series.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., (c 1916). Hardcover - The third book in this series featuring Nan Sherwood and her friends from Lakeview Hall. Frontispiece. 248 pp plus 1 pp publisher's ad.

    Condition: Good overall in orange cloth with black lettering (toning to the pages, prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 68955
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  • NAN SHERWOOD ON THE MEXICAN BORDER. #6 in series. by Carr, Annie Roe.
    Carr, Annie Roe.
    NAN SHERWOOD ON THE MEXICAN BORDER. #6 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Cleveland, Ohio: World Publishing Co., (1937). Hardcover - The sixth book in this series featuring Nan Sherwood and her friends from Lakeview Hall - in this one an older, wealthy cousin takes them all on a trip to his hacienda in Mexico. 226 pp

    Condition: Good overall in blue cloth with black lettering (toning to the pages, gift inscription dated Christmas, 1937, corners and ends of spine slightly bumped and worn.)

    Book ID: 68961
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  • THE YALE CUP. Phillips Exeter Series #6. by Dudley, Albertus T.
    Dudley, Albertus T.
    THE YALE CUP. Phillips Exeter Series #6.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Boston: Lothrup, Lee & Shepherd, (1908). Hardcover - A title in the Phillips Exeter Series. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and five internal glossy plates by Charles Copeland. Lists to #9 in the series both at the beginning of the book and in the ads at the back. 301 pp and 3 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated beige cloth with dark brown lettering and border. Gift inscription dated Dec 25, 1927. An attractive clean copy.

    Book ID: 67969
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  • CATHALINA AT GREYCLIFF, #1. by Grove, Harriet Pyne (1866-1939)
    Grove, Harriet Pyne (1866-1939)
    CATHALINA AT GREYCLIFF, #1.

    Edition: First or early printing.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1923). Hardcover first edition - "Stories of Adventure, Fun, Study and Personalities of Girls attending Greycliff School." Glossy frontispiece. Lists the first five books in the series at the front of the book (all issued in 1923. 256 pp. A rather uncommon series.

    Condition: Good in light green illustrated boards with dark green and red - fraying at ends of spine, toning to the pages, shelfwear, corners bumped)

    Book ID: 78373
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  • DAVE DARRIN ON THE ASIATIC STATION or Winning Lieutenants' Commissions on the Admiral's Flagship. Dave Darrin Series #5. by Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    DAVE DARRIN ON THE ASIATIC STATION or Winning Lieutenants' Commissions on the Admiral's Flagship. Dave Darrin Series #5.

    Edition: Early printing, by the original publisher.

    Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, (c 1919). Hardcover - One of five books in the Dave Darrin series all published in 1919. These follow the career of Dave and his friend in the US Navy after their years at Annapolis. Illustrated with a plain frontispiece and inserted drawings. 212 pp. plus 4 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in beige illustrated cloth,

    Book ID: 66411
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  • SKIPPY BEDELLE: His Sentimental Progress from the Urchin to the Complete Man of the World: A Lawrenceville Story. by Johnson, Owen.
    Johnson, Owen.
    SKIPPY BEDELLE: His Sentimental Progress from the Urchin to the Complete Man of the World: A Lawrenceville Story.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1922) dj. Hardcover - The fourth title in the Lawrenceville series, set at a boys' prep school. 316 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth in a rather poor dust jacket (missing approx 2 inches at the top of the spine, several tears, overall edgewear, front cover bright)

    Book ID: 66719
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  • ADELE DORING OF THE SUNNYSIDE CLUB, Adele Doring Series #1. by North, Grace May (1876-1960).
    North, Grace May (1876-1960).
    ADELE DORING OF THE SUNNYSIDE CLUB, Adele Doring Series #1.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Boston: Lothrup, Lee & Shepherd, (c 1919). Hardcover first edition - First book in this series about the girls of the Sunnyside Club, set in upstate New York (where the author was born.) Illustrated by Florence Liley Young with a color frontispiece and three color internals. 374 pp. Lists all 5 titles in this series at beginning of book. Plain endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated red boards with black lettering.

    Book ID: 74728
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  • ALL TAUT or Rigging the Boat, The Boat Builder Series #5. by Optic, Oliver (pseudonym of William Taylor Adams, 1822-1897),
    Optic, Oliver (pseudonym of William Taylor Adams, 1822-1897),
    ALL TAUT or Rigging the Boat, The Boat Builder Series #5.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Boston & New York: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1898 (c 1886). Hardcover - The fifth book in this series which focuses on the reformatory effects of getting boys at Beech Hill Industrial School involved in a boat building project. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and 2 glossy internal plates. 339 pp plus 10 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good in tan cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine, black, gilt and cream illustrations. Missing the front endpaper, but otherwise a tight and straight copy, bright and attractive covers.

    Book ID: 76035
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  • STEM TO STERN or Building the Boat, The Boat Builder Series #4. by Optic, Oliver (pseudonym of William Taylor Adams, 1822-1897),
    Optic, Oliver (pseudonym of William Taylor Adams, 1822-1897),
    STEM TO STERN or Building the Boat, The Boat Builder Series #4.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Boston & New York: Lee and Shepard Publishers, (c 1885). Hardcover - The fourth book in this series which focuses on the reformatory effects of getting boys at Beech Hill Industrial School involved in a boat building project - a story of adventure on Lake Champlain and its shores, but one which also incorporates many facts about boats and boat building. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and 2 glossy internal plates. 324 pp.

    Condition: Very good in tan cloth with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine, black, gilt and cream illustrations. Missing the front endpaper, but otherwise a tight and straight copy, bright and attractive covers.

    Book ID: 76036
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  • ALL ADRIFT or The Goldwing Club, The Boat Builder Series #1. by Optic, Oliver (pseudonym of William Taylor Adams, 1822-1897),
    Optic, Oliver (pseudonym of William Taylor Adams, 1822-1897),
    ALL ADRIFT or The Goldwing Club, The Boat Builder Series #1.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Boston & New York: Lee and Shepard Publishers, (c 1882). Hardcover - The first book in this series which focuses on the reformatory effects of getting boys at Beech Hill Industrial School involved in a boat building project - a story of adventure on Lake Champlain and its shores, but one which also incorporates many facts about boats and boat building. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece, illustrated title page and 1 glossy internal plate (although the title page refers to 8 illustrations, there is no list of illustrations or signs that any are missing.) 340 pp. plus 9 pp publisher's ads. Both the list at the front and in the ads at the back include all 6 titles in this series.

    Condition: Good overall in embossed dark green cloth with gilt panels on the front cover and spine (front hinge starting, sticker on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 76292
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  • RIVAL PITCHERS OF OAKDALE, #3 in the Oakdale Academy Series. by Scott, Morgan.
    Scott, Morgan.
    RIVAL PITCHERS OF OAKDALE, #3 in the Oakdale Academy Series.

    Edition: First or early edition by the original publisher.

    New York: Hurst and Company, (1911). Hardcover first edition - The third book in this six book series. "Baseball is the main theme of this interesting narrative, and that means not only clear and clever descriptions of thrilling games, but an intimate acquaintance with the members of the teams who played them. The Oakdale Boys were ambitious and loyal, and some were even disgruntled and jealous, but earnest, persistent work won out." lllustrated with a frontispiece and three glossy internal plates by Elizabeth Colborne. 311 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated brown cloth - some dampstaining/discoloration to upper edge of back cover, not affecting the text, but some of the plates have tide marks in the upper margins. Gift inscription on front endpaper. A tight, straight copy.

    Book ID: 76029
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  • PEGGY PARSONS AT PREP SCHOOL (Peggy Parsons series #1) by Sharp, Annabel.
    Sharp, Annabel.
    PEGGY PARSONS AT PREP SCHOOL (Peggy Parsons series #1)

    Edition: Reprint.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, (c 1915). Hardcover - The first in just a 2 book series. Glossy frontispiece in blue. 289 pp plus 7 pp publisher's ads. Bound in beige cloth with blue and black lettering and an illustration of a young girl snowshoeing on the front cover.

    Condition: Good only (overall wear to the covers, bumping to the corners, gift inscription dated Christmas 1925)

    Book ID: 66708
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  • WARD HILL AT WESTON: A Story of American School Life. by Tomlinson, Everett.
    Tomlinson, Everett.
    WARD HILL AT WESTON: A Story of American School Life.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Cleveland, Ohio: Goldsmith Publishing, (1928) dj. Hardcover - The first of the four Ward Hill books, originally published in 1897. As a new student at Weston, Ward wins some popularity for his sport abilities - espectially at baseball but neglects his studies and comes under the influence of boys who are not the proper companions.

    Condition: Good only in a fair dust jacket (some indentations to the light blue boards, rubbing and several chips to the rather uncommon dust jacket.)

    Book ID: 75377
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  • BETTY WALES, B.A. #5. by Warde, Margaret (pseuodnym of Edith Kellogg Dunton, 1875 - 1944)
    Warde, Margaret (pseuodnym of Edith Kellogg Dunton, 1875 - 1944)
    BETTY WALES, B.A. #5.

    Edition: First edition.

    Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, 1908. Hardcover first edition - The fifth book in this series of "delightful stories of the beloved and warm-hearted American college girl - from her entrance, to graduation and afterward." Illustrated with a frontispiece with a tissue guard and 6 internal plates by Eva M. Nagel. 345 pp.

    Condition: Poor condition in illustrated gray cloth - both hinges broken, rear hinge with tape repair, front free endpaper detached but still present, significant rubbing and wear to covers. All illustrations present. Rather uncommon in the first edition.

    Book ID: 78377
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