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41 Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson's Stories for Boys
New York Cupples & Leon Company Publishers 1935 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good C, Richard Schaare 
New York: Cupples & Leon Company Publishers, 1935. An omnibus volume, bringing together four of Stevenson's stories: "Kidnapped," " The Master of Ballantrae, "The Merry Men," "The Merry Men," and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." First Edition Thus, reprinted from Scribner's editions. Not common. Green cloth binding with gilt titling on the spine. Clean text; pages 3 to 264; 3 to 248; 3 to 63; and 5 to 89. Green topstain. Illustrated by C. Richard Schaare. PO gift inscription (1942) on FFEP. Mild wear; spine is faded in a mottled way. The dustjacket has some edgewear and a faded spine (although perfectly readable; reverse of jacket has publisher's catralog. In a plastic protector.. First Thus. Half-Leather. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by C, Richard Schaare. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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42 Webster, Frank V. Comrades of the Saddle. Or The Young Rough Riders of the Plains
New York Cupples & Leon Company 1910 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Cupples & Leon Company, 1910. One of Webster's "Books for Boys," which today would be "For Young Adults." Whatever. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition (presumed; cf. McBride). Tan cloth binding, with titling and illustration of a boy on a horse in brown and black on front cover. The spine features a western saddle. Clean text; 206 pages, with a two-page publisher's catalog in the rear. Gift inscription (1924) on FFEP. Bumped corners, and a crease to fore-edge of front cover. Lacking the dustjacket, but still evocative.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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43 Wiggin, Kate Douglas Penelope's English Experiences
Boston & New York Houghton Mifflin 1900 First Thus. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Charles E. Brock 
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. First published in 1893. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition Thus, with 53 illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Highly decorative green cloth Fine Binding, with hearts and thistles stamped with gilt. Noted on the front cover as "Vol. I" in the series issued together. Absolutely clean text - fresh, bright, and supple; 176 pages. Previous-owner signature on the FFEP, else Fine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Charles E. Brock. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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44 Wiggin, Kate Douglas Penelope's Irish Experiences
Boston & New York Houghton Mifflin 1902 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Minus No Jacket Charles E. Brock Signed
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1902. Popular children's author Wiggin (1856-1923) is most famous for her "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm." This is a Very Good (Minus) copy of the First Edition. Green cloth binding; highly decorated with gilt shamrocks. Small octavo, heavy for its size. Lovely illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Clean text; 343 pages, INSCRIBED with poetry and SIGNED by the author on the FFEP. A little loose and with some tearing at the Contents page. Darkened on the spine; moderate soiling. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Inscribed By Author. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by Charles E. Brock. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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45 Wiggin, Kate Douglas Penelope's Progress. Being Such Extracts from the Commonplace Book of Penelope Hamilton as Relate to Her Experiences in Scotland
Boston & New York Houghton Mifflin 1900 First Thus. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Charles E. Brock 
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1900. First published in 1897. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition Thus, with 55 illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Highly decorative green cloth Fine Binding, with hearts and thistles stamped with gilt. Noted on the front cover as "Vol. II" in the series issued together. Absolutely clean text - fresh, bright, and supple; 176 pages. Previous-owner signature on the FFEP, else Fine. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Charles E. Brock. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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46 Wiggin, Kate Douglas The Diary of a Goose Girl
Boston & New York Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1902 Firtst Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket Claude A. Shepperson 
Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1902. Popular children's author Wiggin (1856-1923) is most famous for her novel "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm." This is a Very Good Plus to Near Fine copy of the First Edition. Charming decorative tan cloth binding, featuring the Goose Girl and sixteen of her charges in black, white, and orange. Illustrated throughout by Claude A. Shepperson. Clean text, free of any marginalia; 117 pages; one-page advert opposite the half-title. Previous-owner signature on the FFEP; some spotting on the endpapers, light soiling. Lacking the dustjacket. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Firtst Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Claude A. Shepperson. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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