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Hawaiian Sea Hunt Mystery Biff Brewster #3

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14573

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages; Bound in original sea green and white tweed paper covered boards. 1st edition with Hawaiian Sea Hunt appearing as the terminal Brewster title on the inside list and dust jacket rear panel. Spot of mild shelf rub lower edge of rear board; shallow chipping to the adjacent area of the jacket. A short, small spot of color offset from the boards to the jacket from a superficial contact with moisture. Small red pen doodle to the upper edge... View more info

Wings Of Adventure; An Andy Lane Story

By: Adams, Eustace

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30737

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages; 1st edition. Soundly bound in original light blue cloth with title lettering in black outline mustard yellow; pictorial motif and titles at cover and spine in dark blue. Gift inscription to front endpage dated Christmas 1931. Boards lightly tapped at corner points; cloth lightly sunned and a bit faded at spine. A small three digit numeral penned to bae of spine (possible a price/). Illustrated with glossy plate frontis. 1st edition a... View more info

Adrift in the City, Or, Oliver Conrad's Plucky Fight

By: Alger, Horatio Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston Company: 1910

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 36135

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 325 pages View more info

Tom Swift and His Air Scout Or, Uncle Sam's Mastery of the Sky

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $69.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1932

Edition: early

Seller ID: 12866

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages; Circa 1932 printing. Grosset & Dunlap. HC/DJ. Olive green cloth with quad-oictorial design to boards in red and dark green. Binding snug and contents very neat. No marks. Dust jacket lists 33 Swift titles front flap terminating w/ Dirigible. Ads in rear of book list 35 Swift titles ending with Giant magnet. Dust jacket is bright and generally neat save for the original owner's now very aged application of tape reinforcing the joints,... View more info

Don Sturdy in Lion Land or The Strange Clearing in the Jungle

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $69.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12941

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; 1929 Grosset & Dunlap HC/DJ. 1st edition. Dust jacket front flap lists just 9 Sturdy titles, as do interior lists at front of book and in catalog ads at rear. Plain white endpages. Original red cloth with title lettered in green with an outline of black at cover and in black at spine. Front board edges have light/moderate patchy silverfishing as does front edge of page block. Dust jacket clean and complete with some rubbing at the fr... View more info

Tom Swift and His Sky Train or Overland through the Clouds

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12974

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Tom Swift #34; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 218 pages; 1931 Grosset & Dunlap HC/DJ. 1st edition. In original tan/olive cloth with "quad" pictorial deign to cover in red and dark brown. Dust jacket lists to Sky Train on front flap and copyright page and to #35 in ad at rear. Dust jacket bright and unfaded with a small chip missing at the base of the spine panel and short, old tape reinforcement to the spine ends and adjacent inch or two of the top and bottom edge... View more info

Tom Swift and His Airline Express; Or, from Ocean to Ocean by Daylight

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1926

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 12975

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


The Tom Swift #29; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 218 pages; 1926 Grosset & Dunlap. HC/DJ. Early printing, circa 1930/1931. Front flap of dust jacket has 31 Swift titles ending in "Talking Pictures" and catalog at rear of book has 33 Swift titles ["Dirigible"] advertised. Solid bright copy of the book in light olive green cloth with "quad" illustration design to cover in red and dark brown. Pictorial dust jacket has title lettering in red to spine.... View more info

Tom Swift and His Sky Train or Overland through the Clouds

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24009

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Tom Swift #34; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 218 pages; 1931 Grosset & Dunlap HC/DJ. 1st edition. In original tan/olive cloth with "quad" pictorial deign to cover in red and dark brown. Dust jacket lists to Sky Train on front flap and copyright page and to #35 in ad at rear. A very handsome copy with a snug square binding and crisp corners and edges. Dust jacket bright and fresh with just trace shelf rub to the spine ends and corners. The Tom Swift list on the la... View more info

Tom Swift and His House on Wheels; Or, a Trip to the Mountain of Mystery: Tom Swift #32

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24010

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 216 pages; HC/DJ. Apparent 1st edition. Swift title list on jacket flap lists 32 titles as does ad at rear of book. Ads on inner jacket surface list 31 Swift titles. Solid and neat in original mustard yellow cloth with "quad" design of illustrations in red and green. Pictorial dust jacket is bright and clean with shallow chipping at spine ends and a short closed tear about an inch in length along the rear flap fold. Jacket with light... View more info

Tom Swift and His Big Dirigible or, Adventures over the Forest of Fire: Tom Swift #33

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24011

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 214 pages; HC/DJ. Apparent 1st edition. Swift title list on jacket flap lists 32 titles, not including #33 "Dirigible" as does the ad at rear of book. Ads on inner jacket surface list 31 Swift titles. Solid and neat in original mustard yellow cloth with "quad" design of illustrations in red and green. Pictorial dust jacket is bright and neat with tiny nicks from the spine ends and corners; light shelf soiling to the whites o... View more info

Tom Swift and His Chest of Secrets, or, Tracing the Stolen Inventions: Tom Swift #28

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24014

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 216 pages; HC/DJ. Apparent and presumed 1st edition. Swift title list on jacket flap lists 28 titles, ending with "Chest of Secrets" ; ad at rear of book lists 27 Swift titles, not including not including"Chest of Secrets". Sound dust jacketed copy in original mustard yellow cloth with "quad" design of illustrations in red and green. Pictorial dust jacket is bright, with a nickel sized chip missing from the top edge ... View more info

Don Sturdy in the Land of Giants, Or, Captives of the Savage Patagonians: Don Sturdy # 10

By: Appleton, Victor & Walter Rogers (Illust. )

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 31701

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 244 pages; HC/DJ Early printing. Soundly bound copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Jacket contains all 15 Sturdy titles on front flap catalog and X Bar X Wild Herd as the last of the X Bar books in the catalog on the rear flap. Gift inscription to front endpage dated 1938. Thatched red cloth with titles blocked in black to cover and spine. Green and white pictorial endsheets have usual mild publisher/binder glue toning in the gutte... View more info

Don Sturdy with the Harpoon Hunters, Or, the Strange Cruise of the Whaling Ship.

By: Appleton, Victor, Pseud

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12864

Condition: Very Good-


Frontis and lining sheets; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; 1935 Grosset & Dunlap. HC 1st edition of the last Sturdy title. Original thatched red cloth with titles stamped boldly in dark green to cover and spine. At spine a shield outlines "Author of Tom Swift Books." Binding sound and contents clean. Top edge stain is green, slightly faded. Just mild silverfish predation to the sizing of the cloth along the lower and front edge of the cover board. Cloth ju... View more info

Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive; or, Two Minutes on the Rails

By: Appleton, Victor; Rogers, W. S.

Price: $47.95

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1922

Seller ID: 13001

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


#25 in series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; 1922 Grosset & Dunlap HC/DJ ... Circa 1930 printing. Front flap of dust jacket and rear catalog ad have 34 Swift titles ending in "Dirigible." Solid bright copy of the book in light olive green cloth with "quad" illustration design to cover in red and brown. Pictorial dust jacket has title lettering in red to spine. Dust jacket complete and bright with shallow rub spots at corners and spine ends. Prior... View more info

Don Sturdy on the Desert of Mystery Or Autoing in the Land of the Caravans

By: Appleton, Victor; Walter S. Rogers

Price: $32.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 12804

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 214 pages; 1925 Grosset & Dunlap. HC/DJ. Circa 1932 printing of the book in a dust jacket that appears to be earlier. Thatched red cloth with titles blocked in green to cover and spine. Nat Dlak illustrated edndpage and Walter Rogers frontis. Publisher ads at rear list 12 Sturdy titles, though the front dust jacket flap has only 7 Sturdy titles and the rear flap ends with Tom Swift #29 Air Line Express. Book bright and cleanwith just a hint ... View more info

A Yankee Flier in Normandy

By: Avery, Al & Clayton Knight (Illust. )

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1945

Edition: early printing

Seller ID: 32992

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 209 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright, color pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacketrear panel lists 7 Avery Yankee Flier books ending with the #15 title "South Pacific." Green pebbled paper covered board lettered in dark green. No marks of any kind. Dust jacket with just a whisper of shelf evidence to edges and a shallow chip from the base of the spine panel. Expected and usual general light toning to war... View more info

A Yankee Flier in Italy

By: Avery, Al & Paul Laune

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21084

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 212 pages; Bound in publisher's tweed pattern green boards with title lettering and pictorial design in dark green. Original pictorial dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with a few small nicks and chips, and a pair of short snags to the rear flap fold. Rear jacket panel and list in the advertisements at rear of the book list only 4 Yankee Flier titles, not including Italy. 1944 printing with wartime paper notice to title page. Expected... View more info

A Yankee Flier over Berlin. (No. 13 Yankee Flier)

By: Avery, Al & Paul Laune (Illust. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32991

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright, color pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacketrear panel lists 5 Avery Yankke Flier books ending with the previous #12 title "In Italy." Green tweed patterned paper covered board lettered in dark green. No marks of any kind. Dust jacket with just a whisper of shelf evidence to edges. Expected and usual general light toning to wartime paper stock. A very handsome and we... View more info

The Lost City

By: Badger, Joseph E. , Jr. and L. J. Bridgman (Illust. )

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26116

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations on glossy plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages; In original pictorial trade cloth binding - green cloth with title lettering in white to cover along with pictorial vignette of Indians gazing upward at a flying ship stamped in black and white. Title lettering at spine rubbed, flaked away and visible only in blind. Light shelf bumping and light rub to cloth at corners. Cloth pulled and lightly frayed at crown. Binding sound but shaken and with sev... View more info

The Khaki Boys Along the Rhine

By: Bates, Gordon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34274

Condition: Good+


frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages; Uncommon final novel in the Khaki Boys series. Soundly bound in original yellow cloth with pictorial title design in brown to cover and spine. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends and with mild fraying at base of spine and corner tips. Light shelf soiling to board surfaces. Pages 137 - 140 have a closed tear from the lower edge into the text block, mended archivaly with japanese tissue paper tape. Uncommon title. G+ View more info