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Scouting for boys, Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell
1 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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The Official Handbook for Boys, 1916, Boy Scouts of America
2 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 
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Scouts, Spies, and Detectives of the Great Civil War, Hazelton, Joseph Powers
3 Hazelton, Joseph Powers Scouts, Spies, and Detectives of the Great Civil War
Washington, D. C. The National Tribune 1899 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Pages browning due to age. May have stain or chiping due to storage. Thrilling adventures, Daring deeds, Heroic Exploits, and Wonderful Escapes. Original not a reprint. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.Scarce if not rare. ; 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Handbook for Scoutmasters, Vol 2,  A Manual of Leadership, No Author Listed
4 No Author Listed Handbook for Scoutmasters, Vol 2, A Manual of Leadership
New York , NY Boy Scouts of America 1938 Later Printing; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with black and red print. Cover shows wear, contents clean. (back of title page says, Third Handbook for Scoutmasters, Second Imprint, Winter 1938) Title Page says Handbook for Scoutmasters Volume Two. This edition has the Table of contents and index for both Vol. 1 and Vol.2. Very clean. A small signature in front. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce.; Vol. 2; Illustrated, photos; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 643 pages 
Price: 59.97 USD
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Charter to William Penn and Laws of the Province of Pennsylvania ... Preced ed by Duke of York's Laws ..., Pennsylvania. Laws, Statutes, etc.
5 Pennsylvania. Laws, Statutes, etc. Charter to William Penn and Laws of the Province of Pennsylvania ... Preced ed by Duke of York's Laws ...
Harrisburg, PA Lane S. Hart 1879 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Dark brown cloth cover with minor wear to top and bottom of spine cloth. Overall very good condition. Front and rear pocket with 4 very large foldout charter facsimiles (dated 1878). "Preceded by Duke of York's Laws in force from the year 1676 to the year 1682, with an appendix. Containing laws relating to the organization of the Provincial Courts and Historical matters. Fully indexed and contains extensive historical notes. "Published under the direction of John Blair Linn .. compiled and edited by Staughton George, Benjamin M. Nead [and] Thomas McCamant" (title page). Contains the full te xt of the Duke of York's book of laws (1676) and Penn's charter/laws of 168 2 to 1700; plus facsimiles of 5 documents (2 each in front and rear endpape r pockets, 1 in text). Cloth bound. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Book plate in front with "Clinton H. Coddington" imprinted. Clinton Coddington (Bud) was a well known West Point Graduate who practiced law in California. His vita partially reads "After four years in the Field Artillery, including command of Alpha Battery of the 7/11th in the 25th Inf Div, I left uniformed service to attend Boalt Hall School of Law at The University of California at Berkeley. After graduating in 1968, I became a member of the Calififornia Bar (with pro hoc vice admissions in numerous other states) and have continuously practiced for the past almost one-third of a century. I have devoted my efforts almost exclusively to the defense of the American aerospace industry airlines, manufacturers of engines, avionics, pilots, airframes, etc. They say that I have tried more 747 cases than anyone else; I know that I have lost the biggest one of all In Re Air Disaster at Lockerbie, Scotland, where I represented Pan American World Airways and all of the other defendants. Bud was a Pearl Harbor survivor. His father, L. Clinton Coddington, who was a Captain in the Army Air Corps stationed at Hickam Field at the time of the attack, later became a general in the Air Force. His late mother was Patricia Richer Coddington. As a young man Bud loved the Boy Scouts and became an Eagle Scout.Bud graduated from the United States Military Academy West Point, and was proud to be a member of the Long Gray Line. At West Point, Bud was a member of the Debate Team and traveled across the country participating in collegiate debate tournaments. After service in the United States Army, Bud attended the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), and graduated in 1969. ; Engravings, charts; 
Price: 149.47 USD
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The Banner Boy Scouts  Or, The Struggle for Leadership, Warren, George A
6 Warren, George A The Banner Boy Scouts Or, The Struggle for Leadership
Cleveland OH World Syndicate Pub 1912 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Very clean. The dust has chips at top edge, you can see this from the scan of front dust jacket. There is a larger chip, about 1/2 inch x 3/4 inch, at top edge of back of dust jacket. All for corners of dust have been neatly clipped and not very noticeable. Dust is in mylar cover and has bright colors, etc.For a children's book the condition is excellent. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 310 pages 
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