Category: Vintage


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Farm Friends

By: N/A

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Japan, Froebel-Ken Company, Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: CH-01053

The binding has slight wear on edges, Each page is a heavy board with a photograph of different farm animals in their natural environment with rhymes about each group. Has a baby lamb on back cover. View more info

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The Lost Teddy Bear and Other Stories

By: Armstrong, Edith Mason

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004012

#378 - This is an adorable, large print children's story book. It includes the title story, The Woolly Ghost, They Donkeys That Wouldn't Go, and The Tea Party. Illustrated half in color, half in black & white, this is a great book for reading to younger children. The illustrated cover is bright as are the pages. The corners have very light wear; the spine top has light wear, the bottom moderate with a 1/2" tear. ; 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

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The Second Holiday Book

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $59.80

Publisher: London, England, Samson, Low, Marston & Co. , Ltd.: 1947

Edition: not specified>

Seller ID: 004155

This volume is is full of wonderful short stories written by Enid Blyton. There are 39 stories including The Flyaway Cottage, The Naughty Little Blacksmith, A Garden Seat and a Dressing Table, The Girl With Whiskers, The Big Glass Marble, The Land of Nowhere The Magic Clock, and The Very Strange Pool. All stories are illustrated with color, including some full-page illustrations. The binding has very slight wear on the corners. The front has lettering and illustrations i... View more info

Pollyanna's Golden Horseshoe

By: Borton, Elizabeth

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003890

This is a new "Glad" Book about Pollyanna. She is now the consulting directress of a school for vocational training and makes many new and strange friends. How Pollyanna helps countless "quare pegs" find a new niche in life and how she earns a golden horseshoe makes a story of true inspiration and delight. The binding is blue with light blue lettering. The end papers are decorated in green. They corners show very tiny wear. The jacket shows wear primarily... View more info

Freddy and the Space Ship

By: Brooks, Walter R.

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1967

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 000587

Mrs. Peppercorn, Benjamin Bean, Jinx the cat, Charles the rooster, and Freddy the popular pig took off for Mars in Benjamin Bean's fabulous space ship, despite the treachery of one Mr. Bismuth. It was Mrs. Peppercorn's fiddling with the controls that knocked them off their course and landed them in a stranger place than they had been prepared for. Ex-lib, stamped "withdraw" on fep. Corners worn through, spine ends worn, bottom edges worn. 262 pages, illustrated i... View more info

A Wind on the Road

By: Caswell, Helen R.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Eau Claire, WI, E. M. Hale and Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000850

First Cadmus Edition - a special edition published by arrangement with publishers of the regular edition. Everything Esther did that week went wrong. She broke the best sugar bowl. She couldn't do her arithmetic because part of her book had been eaten by a horse. Her only pleasure was her horse, Lochinvar, and remembering how free and happy the gypsies in their camp nearby seemed, she jumped on her horse and ran away to join them. Although she was urged to go home when h... View more info

Romper Room Song Book

By: Claster, Nancy

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Claster Enterprises, Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000215

Favorite Romper Room songs from the Famous Romper Room TV Program. Includes 41 songs including the Magic Mirror song. Boards are bright red and yellow. There is slight rubbing and they spine is bound with red binding tape, possibly a replacement. The bottom right corner is worn to the boards. All of the pages are clean and bright with illustrations; the inside back board has crayon scribbles. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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Jesse James Lucky Luke

By: De Morris, Dessins; De Goscinny, Scenario

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Crete, France, Dargaud: 1969

Seller ID: 004130

This is a French version of Jesse James and Lucky Luke. Primarily in French, Jesse James sings in English. This is a comic book with pictorial hard boards. At the end is a picture in black & white of the real Jessee James and a short biography. The corners are worn, and at the spine about 1/2 to 3/4" is missing. All of the pages are brilliantly colored in usual comic strip format, and the ffep is decorated. The gutters appear to have had a minor repair. The back has ... View more info

Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe, Daniel; Peck, Laura D (Introduction by)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, NY, John C. Winston Co.: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003808

This volume is in red cloth with a full-color pastedown on the front with Crusoe peering over some rocks into the water. The page ends are illustrated; the frontispiece is intact and in full color. In 13 chapters the tale of Crusoe is told with the assistance of several illustrations in color and black & white. There is shelfwear, moderate wear to 3 tips and heavy wear to one. The spine ends are scuffed, and the spine is a bit loose at the back. All of the pages are tigh... View more info

A Tale of Two Cities

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004022

From the Illustrated Junior Library, this is a beautiful book with a pictorial cloth cover and blue with gold accents on the spine. Illustrations are in color and black & white. There is a small name and address sticker on the dark blue ffep. The page edges are stained blue, with a water spot on the side and the blue faded at the page tops. There is light wear at the bottom edges and spine ends. The spine is tight and the illustrations colorful. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9Â... View more info

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Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates; a Story of Life in Holland

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, A. L. Burt: 1000

Seller ID: 004170

The children in this story are trying to find two things: A doctor who can cure their father of an illness, and a way to win silver skates. Their skates are made of wood, which were whittled and work well, but they're nothing like the skates they might win in a race. The binding is green with orange and black lettering and stamp on the front and spine. The spine ends are lightly worn; the corners are moderately to well worn. The frontispiece is in color, as are several o... View more info

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If I Ran the Circus

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $138.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003956

Circus McGurkus has several stages and wonderful acts. The corners and spine ends are worn through. All of the pages are brightly illustrated and clean, no writing. The cover is pink and yellow with orange stars. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info

Home Geography

By: Fairbanks, Ph. D. , Harold W.

Price: $5.54

Publisher: New York, Educational Publishing Company: 1915

Seller ID: T-06001

This book is very engaging because it touches upon so many subjects and has numerous photographs and drawings to illustrate the subject. The cloth binding is light green with black lettering and decoration. The corners are worn, one through to the board underneath. The spine is rounded with no lettering. The boards have some dark spots on them. The spine is tight. 240 pages, some have small spots; one has a tear that has been fixed. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" ta... View more info

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The Black Stallion Returns

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1945

Seller ID: 004174

Alec Ramsey's great love for his horse leads him halfway around the world, across the vast white sands of Rub' al Khali, the Great Central Desert of Arabia, in search of his black stallion. It led him to a land of intrigue, to adventure such as few have ever known. Only his affection for the Black and the burning desire to ride him once more drove him toward the unexplored mountains of the Kharj to the East. The binding is black with a blind stamp on the front, and two c... View more info

Elsie's Holidays At Roseland

By: Finley, Martha

Price: $27.60

Publisher: New York, NY, The Goldsmith Publishing Company:

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 003891

One of a long series of "Elsie Dinsmore" books. They have rather a religious bent to them, and even though one reviewer referred to them as "sappy, " they are nonetheless innocent and entertaining. This volume is bound in bright green with black lettering. There are a very few dark spots on the binding, likely from reading. All parts of the book are tight, with no writing. All corners of the jacket have light wear. Two small pieces of the spine head are m... View more info

Party Fun: Wholesome Games from around the World (Signed)

By: Fisher, Helen Stevens

Price: $15.64

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Associated Authors: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000419

The bright red and yellow binding cover a book full of fun for groups of people. It includes simple rules for a successful party, ice breakers and partner finders, quiet games, active and inactive games, races and relay, and pencil and paper games. Also included are games to be played in the car, parties for special occasions and parties for each month of the year. There are pencil checks next to some of the items in the Table of Contents, and also in the book. The bindi... View more info

Elementary Agriculture with Practical Arithmetic

By: Hatch, K. I. ; Hazelwood, J. A.

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Row, Peterson & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: T-08003

Frontispiece is a beautiful shot of bovines trotting along. The preface of this book indicates that Agriculture at the time must concentrate on improving poor soil, and cultivating more out of good soil. The subject covered primarily is planting, although the three C's are covered (cows, corn, and clover) . Also discusses extermination of various types of insects - sap suckers, etc. The binding is a medium tan color. There is significant wear on all corners and both ends... View more info

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Four Little Blossoms through the Holidays

By: Hawley, Mabel C.

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1922

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004011

Each summer the whole Blossom family went on a grand vacation. In this volume they went to Sunrise Beach, where Captain Bige would take them sailing. Then they would have supper on the beach, afterwards playing they were shipwrecked on a desert island. It was such fun - as long as it was only make believe. Deep red cloth binding with black lettering. Prior owners name appears on the back of the front end paper. There is light toning of the pages. One corner has a tiny be... View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins At Meadow Brook

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004039

#7 in the series. The Bobbsey Twins go with their good friends to Meadow Brook in the country to finish out the summer. They were staying with their Uncle Daniel. Amongst the fun they had in the country, they also went to see a moving picture and put on a performance, and saw a circus. Wild things happened to them as people and dogs got lost and found, and summer was ended in fun. The binding is bright green with a black imprint on the front and black lettering. The FFEP... View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins and Baby May

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004045

This is a wonderful children's chapter book that includes a train crash, an adventure in the night, and a kidnapping among other things. It all works out and everyone is happy. The binding is bright green with black lettering and blind stamp. The top corners are bent in. The ffep is orange and white with children and a dog walking along. The jacket has wear at the top corners and minor chips at the spine ends. It is in a protective cover. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾"... View more info

The Outdoor Girls of Deepdale or Camping and Tramping for Fun and Health

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1913

Seller ID: 002080

Laura Lee Hope, author of the Bobbsey Twins books and several Outdoor Girls Series books, wrote this as her first book Outdoor Girls book. It is a book about a club of girls, teens, who spend lots of time together, solve a mystery, and end up in a leaky boat. They also confront a bear in the wilderness. The cloth pictorial binding is worn at the spine top, has very light wear at the spine bottom, is worn at the top and bottom corners, and along the bottom as though it go... View more info

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The Red Balloon

By: Lamorisse, Albert

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday: 1962

Seller ID: 004131

The photographs in this book were taken during the filming of The Red Balloon. The copyright date is 1956 but on the last page it is indicated as printed in German, 1962. This book is about friends. A little boy spends a day alone with a red balloon. When he came home his mother was angry that he was late because of a balloon so she threw it out the window. It stayed there, in Pascal's sight, so he finally got it back. When children were chasing the balloon and throwing ... View more info

The Story of the Big Front Door

By: Leonard, Mary

Price: $13.84

Publisher: Boston, MA, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000837

A children's chapter book. The corners are worn, as are the spine ends. There is wear to the bottom edges, and a few spots on the front along with general soil. The spine is darker than the medium green boards, and has a gilt design of some sort on it. The title page is very loose; some of the other pages sewn are loose but still attached. 258 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Depot Master

By: Lincoln, Joseph C.

Price: $8.28

Publisher: A. L. Burt Company: 1910

Seller ID: CH-01096

1910; HB. Binding is very good. Dark red with an oval picture of a man dressed for winter. Letttering in white. One spot on the front. 380 pages, title page detached but included, all other pages tight. Spine is tight. View more info

Bee and Butterfly a Tale of Two Cousins

By: Madison, Lucy Foster

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Chicago, IL, M. A. Donohue And Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002423

The way a butterfly begins as a caterpillar and emerges as a beautiful butterfly induced the author to attempt to depict the transformation of a careless maiden into noble womanhood. In this book, the process has begun. There are heart burnings, and troubles of girlhood. Two later novels finish the metamorphosis. Curious facts and superstitions regarding butterflies are woven into the story, and it is the author's hope that this story will inspire young hearts with an ap... View more info