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Image for Indian Fighter The Story of Nelson A. Miles

Indian Fighter The Story of Nelson A. Miles

By: Bailey, Ralph Edgar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1965

Seller ID: 24420


Text is celan. Yellow cloth shows light wear, ends of spine bumped. Dust jacket darkened at spine, light chipping at spine and corners. 1966 second printing. ; [Marken & Hoover: Bibliography of the Sioux - 3055] [Hotchkiss: American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People - 542] ; 9 X 6 X 1 inches View more info

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The Wayfarer's Tree

By: Colver, Anne & Stewart Graff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27168


Text is clean. Cover shows light wear. Dust jacket shows some edgewear, minor rubbing at spine ends. States First Edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.30 X 5.60 X 0.70 inches View more info

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Yankee Doodle Painter

By: Colver, Anne; Ames, Lee (Illustrator)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25230


Text is clean. Discoloration to front free endpaper. Cover shows light wear. Dust jacket is chipped at spine ends, rubbed along folds. Previous owner name on front flap of price clipped DJ. States First Edition. ; [Ward & Marquardt, Authors of Books for Young People, 2nd ed, pg. 107] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (The Arts - Painting and Sculpture) , 783] ; B&W Illustrations; 8 X 6.10 X 0.70 inches View more info

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The Young Brahms

By: Deucher, Sybil; Godwin, Edward and Stephani (Illustrators)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19627


Text is clean. Light musty smell. Green cloth with red lettering and cover decorations. Dust jacket shows light chipping along bottom edge of front panel, light chipping at spine. States First Edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 152 pages View more info

Image for Strikeout Story From Sand Lot to Big League

Strikeout Story From Sand Lot to Big League

By: Feller, Bob

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Seller ID: 26824


Texst is clean. Orange boards show normal wear, light slant to spine. Dust jacket shows chipping at corners and spine ends. Stain to rear panel of DJ. View more info

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You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?

By: Fritz, Jean; Disalvo-Ryan, Dyanne (Illustrator)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29780


Text is clean. Cover and dust jacket show almost no wear. Nice copy. States First Impression with full number line including '1'. ; Sonlight Read Aloud 4-A; Sonlight Reader 6-A. ; B&W Illustrations; 0.6 x 9.1 x 6 Inches; 96 pages View more info

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Book of Heroes

By: Heiderstadt, Dorothy; Lees, Harry (Illustrator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1954

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 25371


Text is clean. Pages tanning. Cover and dust jacket show only light wear. Biographies include chapters on: Pericles, St. Patrick, Charlemagne, Alfred the Great, Leif Ericson, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Elizabeth, Robert Bruce, William Tell, Joan of Arc, Ferdinand Magellan, William the Silent, Christian IV, Gustavus Adolphus, Peter the Great, Tadeusz Kosciuszko, Father Damien, Fridtjof Nansen; [Ward & Marquardt, Authors of Books for Young People, 2nd ed, pg. 233]; Weekly ... View more info

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Christopher Columbus

By: Judson, Clara Ingram

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Follett Publishing Company: 1960

Seller ID: 24310


Text is clean. Cover shows light wear. Dust jacket has tiny chip to spine. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 142-144] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (Early Explorations - The Italians) , 21] ; A Follett beginning-to-read book; Color Illustrations; 7.90 X 6.10 X 0.40 inches View more info

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Henri's Hands For Pablo Picasso

By: Kay, Helen; Ambrus, Victor (Illustrator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman: 1965

Seller ID: 27350


Text is clean. Ex-public library copy. Heavy library binding shows light wear, library marks on pastedowns, endpapers and title page. Dust jacket shows light wear, sticker shadow on spine from call tag. ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations View more info

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Great Lives Life Stories of Great Men and Women

By: Law, Frederick Houk

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Globe Book Company: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 7224


Text is clean. Library binding, but no evidence of being a library copy. Remainder mark. Cover shows normal wear, rubbing to corners and base of spine. ; Includes biographical sketches of: Samuel Morse, Alexander Bell, Thomas Edison, Rudolph Diesel, the Wright Brothers, Albert Einstein, Louis Pasteur, Joseph Lister, Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton, Marco Polo, Jacques Marquette, Joan of Arc, Casimir Pulaski, Wolfgang Mozart, Ludwig Beethoven, Stephen Foster, Booker T... View more info

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Painter Of Patriots Charles Willson Peale

By: Peare, Catherine Owens; Berg, Joan (Illustrator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25546


Text is clean. Cover cloth shows only minor wear. Dust jacket shows some wear, DJ is soiled with some smudging. States First Edition. ; [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (Artists - Painting and Sculpture) , 792]; 7.80 X 5.50 X 0.70 inches View more info

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Lone Adventurer The Story of Sir Francis Chichester

By: Rowland, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Roy Publishers: 1968

Seller ID: 14435


Text is clean. Aqua blue boards with black spine lettering. Cover shows normal wear, ends of spine bumped. Dust jacket shows some edgewear, light chipping at ends of spine. Some spotting to top text edge. ; From dust jacket flap: A pioneer in the early days of flying, Sir Francis Shichester flew one of the great solo flights in 1929. In his tiny Gipsy Moth, with its one engine and a rubber dinghy in case that engine failed, he flew from England to Australia; and later fr... View more info

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Misbehavin' with Fats A Toby Bradley Adventure

By: Sill, Harold D.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Reading, MA, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24311


Text is clean. Cover shows only minimal wear. Full letter line with "A". ; 8.50 X 5.40 X 0.60 inches View more info

Image for The Wilderness Tattoo A Narrative of Juan Ortiz

The Wilderness Tattoo A Narrative of Juan Ortiz

By: Steele, William O.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1972

Seller ID: 16892


Text is clean. Green cloth with black spine lettering. Cover shows normal wear. Dust jacket has a few scrape marks on spine and one smalls scrape mark on front panel of DJ. ; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 219-220] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (Early Explorations - The Spanish) , 47]; 184 pages View more info

Abraham Lincoln

By: Sullivan, George

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Paperbacks: 2001

Seller ID: 7885


Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, back cover shows crease line. ; Sypnosis: Abraham Lincoln tells the exciting story of the life of the sixteenth president of the United States using his own writing and speeches. Children will hear Lincoln's story as if they were really there. ; In Their Own Words; 0.35 x 7.56 x 5.25 Inches; 128 pages View more info