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Black and Blue The Golden Arm, the Robinson Boys, and the 1966 World Series That Stunned America, Adelman, Tom
1 Adelman, Tom Black and Blue The Golden Arm, the Robinson Boys, and the 1966 World Series That Stunned America
Little, Brown and Company 2006 0316069019 / 9780316069014 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Book and dust look new. Signature may be autopen. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD
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UNDER THE LILACS, The Children's Bookshelf Edition, ALCOTT, LOUISA M. & Eunice Stephenson
2 ALCOTT, LOUISA M. & Eunice Stephenson UNDER THE LILACS, The Children's Bookshelf Edition
John C. Winston Co. 1934 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Eunice Stephenson 
Blue cover with color label. very handsome book. Minor rubs to edges. Dust has minor creases, now in Brodart mylar cover. Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys.[1] Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May Alcott and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Nevertheless, her family suffered severe financial difficulties and Alcott worked to help support the family from an early age. She began to receive critical success for her writing in the 1860s. Early in her career, she sometimes used the pen name A. M. Barnard.; Illustrations; 8.75 X 6.50 X 1.50 inches 
Price: 25.97 USD
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The Victor Book for Boys 1975, Anon
3 Anon The Victor Book for Boys 1975
Great Britain D. C. Thompson 1975 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
glossy cover .We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Contains illustrated stories like " The Pigeon that won the V.C., Build a Battle Gun, The Sea shall not have them, Gorgeous Gus, Killer Kennedy R.N, and many others. Scarce. 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Scouting for boys, Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell
4 Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell Scouting for boys
England Pearson 1967 First Edition; Third Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Signed by three scoutmasters from central Florida. The blueprint for the Boy Scout movement, this hugely influential manual is a must for anyone interested in scouting, youth education, and outdoor activities. The celebrated British general not only provides energetic tips on camping, tracking, and woodcraft, but offers proper Victorian-era advice on manners, self-discipline, and, above all, good citizenship. Includes the original illustrations. Rare. ; 182 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Four Afoot, Being the Adventures of the Big Four on the Highway, Barbour, Ralph Henry
5 Barbour, Ralph Henry Four Afoot, Being the Adventures of the Big Four on the Highway
New York D. Appleton & Company 1906 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Original 1906 printing, not a reprint. Red cover with graphic of four boys (Swinging along a country road) and a dog on cover. Contents clean and binding tight. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pages 
Price: 32.97 USD
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My Lady of the Fog, Barbour, Ralph Henry
6 Barbour, Ralph Henry My Lady of the Fog
Philadelphia PA J.B. Lippincott Company 1908 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Clarence Underwood 
Original hardback book, not a reprint. Red cover with gold print. Inset of pretty lady in oval on cover. Slight wear to corners otherwise fine condition.Name written in front. Twelve Color illustrations by Underwood. Most pages have wonderful decorations by Edward Stratton Holloway. Ralph Henry Barbour (November 13, 1870 – February 19, 1944) was an American novelist, who primarily wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys. He also wrote as Richard Stillman Powell.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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The Official Handbook for Boys, 1916, Boy Scouts of America
7 Boy Scouts of America The Official Handbook for Boys, 1916
New York Boy Scouts of America 1916 Third Edition; First Impression Paperback Poor with No dust jacket as issued 
This is an original copy of the 1916 Boyscout Handbook in very poor condition but complete. Back cover has ad and the standard cover. The pages are all there but several in front are loose with tears and detached from binding. As you can see from the scan the cover is work, broken in places, and tattared. Back is some better but very tattered. some of spine is missing. Book is in a box and could be a rebind/restoration project. Scarce if not rare. ; Illustrations 
Price: 11.97 USD
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8 Boyden, Merrill N. (Chairman) The Old School Boys of Boston
Boston, MA 1903 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original not a reprint. Cover worn. Contents clean. Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Footholds for Faith's Feet In Song and Story, Boyle, W.H.W.
9 Boyle, W.H.W. Footholds for Faith's Feet In Song and Story
Toronto, Canada Book Steward of the Methodist Book 1891 Second Revised Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Gold cloth flexible cover with gold print. Former owner's name stamped inside. Otherwise very good to fine condition. Contains writings of Wesley, Toplady, Addison, Cowper, M'Cheyne, and Doddridge. Scarce. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. The author/editor was pastor of the Presbyterian church in Lake Forest Illinois. He was responsible for starting the Young Mens Club around 1908 to give men and boys a place to play sports. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 132 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James, Buel, J. W.
10 Buel, J. W. James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
First edition. Paperback 191 page pulp so pages fragile, browning from age, slight tear in cover otherwise fine. Book looks as though never read. The Title page has the subtitle on it and the cover has the bank robber theme. (see scan) Pages are browning due to age and paper quality. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; James Boys; Illustrated from Photos; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 191 pages; 
Price: 37.97 USD
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James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James, Buel, J. W.
11 Buel, J. W. James Boys, Notorious Bank and Train Robbers The James Boys, a complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original First edition pulp Paperback 180 pages fragile, slight tear in cover otherwise fine. #1 of the series. Book looks as though never read. The Title page has the subtitle on it and the cover has the train and bank robber theme. (see scan) Pages may be yellowing or browning due to age and paper quality. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; James Boys; Vol. 1; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 180 pages; 
Price: 37.97 USD
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The Border Bandits, Jesse and Frank James And their Band of Highwaymen, Buel, J. W.
12 Buel, J. W. The Border Bandits, Jesse and Frank James And their Band of Highwaymen
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer c 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Cover actually says James Boys, Notorious Bank and Trian Robbers but title page is The Border Bandits. Pulp paper contents browning and or yellowing due to age. Good to very good condition, may have minor tear and pages fragile due to age and it being a pulp. Book looks as though never read. An "Authentic and thrilling history of the noted outlaws. Compiled from reliable sources only and containing the latest facts in regard to these desperate freebooters.Also full particulars of the assassination of Jesse James." This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare.; James Boys; Vol. 1; Printed Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 180 pages; 
Price: 19.97 USD
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13 Buel, J. W. The James Boys, A complete and accurate account of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James.
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer ca 1900 1st Thus; Various Paperback Very Good 
Pulp paperback book, slight tear in cover otherwise good to very good condition especially to be a pulp. Book looks as though never read. Colors bright, page fragile due to age. "An authentic account of their noterd band of bank plunderers, train robbers, and murderers." This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. "Scarce if not rare in this condition. Possibly no publication date in item.; Illustrated from photos; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 180 pages; 
Price: 26.47 USD
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The Ghost Mountain Boys  Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific, Campbell, James
14 Campbell, James The Ghost Mountain Boys Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific
Crown 2007 0307335968 / 9780307335968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate and inlaid letter to former owner from author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world’s largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and fetid swamps. Coveted by the Japanese for its strategic position, New Guinea became the site of one of the South Pacific’s most savage campaigns. Despite their lack of jungle training, the 32nd Division’s Ghost Mountain Boys were assigned the most grueling mission of the entire Pacific campaign: to march 130 miles over the rugged Owen Stanley Mountains and to protect the right flank of the Australian army as they fought to push the Japanese back to the village of Buna on New Guinea’s north coast. Comprised of National Guardsmen from Michigan and Wisconsin, reserve officers, and draftees from across the country, the 32nd Division lacked more than training—they were without even the basics necessary for survival. The men were not issued the specialized clothing that later became standard issue for soldiers fighting in the South Pacific; they fought in hastily dyed combat fatigues that bled in the intense humidity and left them with festering sores. They waded through brush and vines without the aid of machetes. They did not have insect repellent. Without waterproof containers, their matches were useless and the quinine and vitamin pills they carried, as well as salt and chlorination tablets, crumbled in their pockets. Exhausted and pushed to the brink of human endurance, the Ghost Mountain Boys fell victim to malnutrition and disease. Forty-two days after they set out, they arrived two miles south of Buna, nearly shattered by the experience. Arrival in Buna provided no respite. The 32nd Division was ordered to launch an immediate assault on the Japanese position. After two months of furious—sometimes hand-to-hand—combat, the decimated division finally achieved victory. The ferocity of the struggle for Buna was summed up in Time magazine on December 28, 1942, three weeks before the Japanese army was defeated: “Nowhere in the world today are American soldiers engaged in fighting so desperate, so merciless, so bitter, or so bloody.”Reminiscent of classics like Band of Brothers and The Things They Carried, this harrowing portrait of a largely overlooked campaign is part war diary, part extreme adventure tale, and (through letters, journals, and interviews) part biography of a group of men who fought to survive in an environment every bit as fierce as the enemy they faced. Rare. ; 1.4 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 42.97 USD
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15 Coffin, Charles Carleton The boys of '76 A history of the battles of the revolution,
New York, NY Harper & brothers 1879 First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Hardback fair/none illustratee Has been recovered in green library cloth. Chips in some pages. Foxing. Completely illustrated. ; 398 pages; 
Price: 19.97 USD
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James boys ;  Deeds of daring ... a complete record of their lives and deaths, narrating many of their stirring adventures, which have only recently ... compiled in their home state -- Missouri, Edgar, James
16 Edgar, James James boys ; Deeds of daring ... a complete record of their lives and deaths, narrating many of their stirring adventures, which have only recently ... compiled in their home state -- Missouri
Baltimore, MD I M Ottenheimer 1911 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
White cover with blue drawing of bandits holding up a stagecoach. Back cover has listing and cover art from other books in the series. "A complete record of their lives and deaths, narrating many of their stirring adventures,which have only recently come to light, and which have never appeared in print before. Compiled in thier home state Missouri." This book looks as though it has never been read. The pages are brittle which is common on a pulp, but not seperated. The cover and pages show browning or yellowing from age. The top and bottom of spine may have small tear. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Very rare. ; Black and White illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 163 pages; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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The Red Runners A sequel to The Cazanova Treasure (Author Signed), Hawkins, Seckatary
17 Hawkins, Seckatary The Red Runners A sequel to The Cazanova Treasure (Author Signed)
Cincinnati Robert F. Schulkers 1926 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Illustrated by Carll B Williams Signed by Author
Published by Author. Inscribed With all good wishes, signed Seckatary Hawkins. Dust has staining and chips, now in mylar dust cover. Book in very good condition with minor edge wear an stored in an archival slipcase. Very Rare inscribed copy. Seckatary Hawkins is the fictional lead character of a series of children's novels authored by Robert F. Schulkers. The eleven novels were first published between 1921 and 1932, although many appeared first in serialized form in The Cincinnati Enquirer and hundreds of other newspapers around the country. The eleven novels are Stoner's Boy, Seckatary Hawkins in Cuba, The Red Runners, The Gray Ghost, Stormie the Dog Stealer, Knights of the Square Table, Ching Toy, The Chinese Coin, The Yellow Y, Herman the Fiddler, and The Ghost of Lake Tapaho.Schulkers further popularized the series through a nationally syndicated NBC radio broadcast from Chicago and an extensive number of Seckatary Hawkins clubs in larger metropolitan areas. The official club name was "The Fair and Square Club". The club slogan was "A quitter never wins and a winner never quits". Except for Seckatary Hawkins in Cuba and The Ghost of Lake Tapaho, the setting was a river bank that was a composite based on Schulker's familiarity with segments of the Ohio River, the Licking River, and the Kentucky River. Seckatary Hawkins, a fat boy with a cowlick, recorded daily minutes of the adventures of a remarkably organized group of boys. The group of ten or so boys (some boys rotated in and out of the club) had their own club house on the river bank, complete with a stove for heat, a telephone, and even an organ for the required singing practice. Their enemies were formidable. Some had rifles, drove cars, and most were guilty of a number of felonious acts.While never the president of the club, Seckatary Hawkins was clearly the smartest member and the leader. He was regularly called upon by the books' few adult characters and many of the youthful ones to solve various mysteries and to keep the river bank safe. Most of their enemies in the end went home to their mothers or ended up in the school for bad boys. A few reformed during death scenes.Seckatary Hawkins has a small cadre of loyal followers still today who have, under the guidance of one of the author's grandsons, re-established a "Fair and Square" club.The author's books have always enjoyed an enthusiastic readership, the most notable Harper Lee, who mentions two of them in her classic To Kill a Mockingbird. Extremely rare. ; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 299.97 USD
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The Hero Boys; or, The Life and Deeds of Lieut.-Gen. Grant, Headley, Rev. P. C.
18 Headley, Rev. P. C. The Hero Boys; or, The Life and Deeds of Lieut.-Gen. Grant
New York William H. Appleton 1864 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1864 edition, not a reprint. Brown cloth cover with gilt lettering and design of Grant on horse in gold on spine. Cover also has raised relief design. Cover worn and has 1/4 inch freying to top and bottom of spine with a small scuff at top of spine. Foxing to interior otherwise clean and tight with strong hinges and no underlining or writing. Frontispiece has illustration of Grants Birthplace, page before title page has Portraits of Heros, Several other illustrations throughout. Dedication is to Gen. Grant's father Jesse R Grant. Definitions of military words in back. Scarce. ; Engravings and map; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 340 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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In the reign of terror  The adventures of a Westminster boy, Henty, G. A
19 Henty, G. A In the reign of terror The adventures of a Westminster boy
New York, NY A.L. Burt N.D. Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by John Schonberg 
Illust. By John Schonberg Green with red and black. Kneeling man shooting and Naval boat with cannons firing. Shows wear to edges and corners. Some soiling. Text clean. ; Henty series for boys; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 406 pages; 
Price: 7.97 USD
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James Boys, the Missouri Bandits: The Notorious James Brothers, James, Edgar
20 James, Edgar James Boys, the Missouri Bandits: The Notorious James Brothers
Baltimore, MD I & M. Ottenheimer 1913 First Thus; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
illustrations # 15 in the series. Some foxing otherwise vg condition. Pages may show yellowing or browning due to age. Pulp fiction book. Pages may be fragile due to being pulp, but condition very good. Looks as though never read. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce in this condition. ; The James Boys; Vol. 15; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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