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1 Avison, George Uncle Sam's Army; How it Fights
New York Macmillan Company 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Drawings; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 40 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in army tan cloth with titles in black to cover; spine unlettered as issued. Pictorial dust jacket is toned and tanned at spine and edges. Small chips to unlettered jacket spine panel and lower front corner with a short closed tear from the bottom edge of the rear panel. Illustrated with large drawings on each page, depicting the numerous Army specialist jobs described in the text. VG+/VG- 
Price: 19.50 USD
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2 Bleeker, Sonia & Althea Kerr (Illust. ) Indians of the Longhouse the Story of the Iorquois
New York William Morrow & Company 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 160 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with $2.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Dust jacket with light to moderate rubbing and wear at edges with several small nicks and short closed edge tears. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Kerr. VG+/VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Deming, Therese O & Edwin W. Deming (Illust. ) Red People of the Wooded Country
San Francisco Laidlaw Brothers 1932 1st Edition presumed Hardcover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 191 pages; Presumed 1st edition, with no indication of subsequent printing. Soundly bound in original brown cloth with decorative pictorial title desing to upper board in orange and blue; titles in blue to spine. Text printed in blue ink, numerous accompanying plates and in-text illustrations are all in color. Light bumping and bruising to front corners; light crimping to cloth at spine ends.Trace damp stain to front corner of the page block, not visible to any of the page surfaces. Solid decent copy. VG- 
Price: 13.50 USD
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4 Grinnell, George Bird and Dr. Eugene L. Swan Harper's Camping And Scouting; An Outdoor Guide for American Boys
New York Harper & Brothers 1911 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Photographs & drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pages; HC in original pictorial green cloth. 1st edition, May 1911. Lighter green cloth with pictorial title design to cover and spine in darker green and yellow. Pictorial elements to cover lightly surface rubbed with some loss of crispness to the images; title lettering at spine a little dulled. Text block soundly bound but endpages split in the inner hinges. Cloth crimped at spine ends and lightly rubbed at corner tips; a few mild bumps to board edges. Prior owner name penned to front endpage; mild foxing confined to lining sheets. Dim catalog numeral at spine, presumably the remanant of the owner's personal library numbering system along with a faint tape shadow across the spine near tail. Contents clean and unmarked; a decent copy of this uncommon "Scout" era camping and outdoors guide by noted naturalist and explorer, Grinnell. G to G+ 
Price: 69.50 USD
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5 Johnson, Grace and Harold Johnson A Hand Raised At Gettysburg
Milwaukee The Bruce Publishing Company 1955 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 122 pages; Soundly bound in original color pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner name penned neatly to front endpage. Boards have light shelf rubbing at lower corner tips and light splotchy spotting to the boards. Dust jacket furred a bit over the flap folds with light rubbing and shallow chipping at edges. Jacket spine a bit tones. Illustrated with drawings and a map. G++/G++ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Singmaster, Elsie A Boy at Gettysburg
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1924 early printing Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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7 [Payn, James] & Not Illustrated Foster Brothers; Being a History of the School and College Life of Two Young Men
New York D. Appleton & Company 1859 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 405 pages; HC 1st American edition. Soundly bound in original patterned brown cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine. Cloth pulled a little at spine ends with mild fray at crown. Corners lightly rubbed. Expected mild toning to page stock. Solid decent copy; prior owner name penned to front endpage. VG- to VG 
Price: 40.00 USD
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