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1 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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2 Lowitz, Sadyebeth & Anson Tom Edison Finds Out, Another Really Truly Story
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Oblong format HC in color pictorial paper covered boards over rust brown cloth backed spine. Snugly bound and clean; cloth stressed and fraying at spine ends, more heavily to the tail. Boards lightly rubbed with mild abrasion and bumping at corners. Contents clean and neat. G+ 
Price: 13.50 USD
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3 Russell, Bertrand The True Robinson Crusoes; Stories of Adventure Abridged from the French of F. Denis and V Chauvin
London & New York Cassell, Petter & Galpin 1870 Hardcover Good+ 
20 plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; HC in original pebbled green cloth with beveled edges and ornate gilt and black pictorial and border designs to cover and spine. Cloth rubbed and a bit frayed at spine ends and corners. Binding shaken with a few signatures starting and 2 plates loose but laid in correctly. Hinges tender with weakness in endpage joints. Scattered light foxing. Indian captivity, shipwrecks, exploration, Africa, the Bounty - tales of true daring and peril with 20 woodcuts. A little shabby but complete and decent. G+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 [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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