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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

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 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 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

Smitty Golden Gloves Tournamnet Big Little Book #745

By: Berndt, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Racine WI, Whitman Publishing Company: 1934

Seller ID: 19089

Condition: Very Good


Drawings; 48mo 3½" - 4" tall; 314 pages; Big Little Book #745. Hardcover in color pictorial paper boards. Square snug and neat; no marks. Light shelf rub to covers at rear spine edge and just a hint of rub at tips. Small silverfish tracks to the color paper at spine, not much noticeable. Snugly bound and clean. VG thus View more info

The Lost City (A Rick Brant Electronic Adventure, 2)

By: Blaine, John

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Seller ID: 21365

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 209 pages; Bright, snug and fresh in crisp-edged, uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's name neatly penned to front endpage. A very well preserved example of this early reprinting. 10 Brant titles listed on the front jacket flap. NF/NF View more info

Guns and Snowshoes, Or, the Winter Outing of the Young Hunters [#2 in the Boy Hunters Series]

By: Bonehill, Ralph

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25971

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages; Early edition of this 2nd book in the "Boy Hunters Series". Title list at front has just two titles in "Boy Hunters Series" and the title list at rear and on the reverse surface of the jacket has 4 titles cataloged in the series. Sound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in blue cloth with pictorial title design in tan and black to cover and spine. Dust jacket illustration in lush color; l... View more info

Dave Dawson in Libya

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Akron Ohio, Saalfield: 1941

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 32988

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; Snugly bound and neat in original color pictorial dust jacket. Early reprint of the Crown published original. Light gray cloth with pictorial title esign in black. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at extremities with superficial shallow chipping at spine ends. Expected light general toning to the lower grade of paper generally used by Saalfield. VG/VG View more info