Childhood of Famous Americans (COFA)

Childhood of Famous Americans (COFA)

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Bedford Forrest Boy on Horseback (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ, Aileen W. Parks
1 Bedford Forrest Boy on Horseback (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ
Aileen W. Parks Bobbs-Merrill 1952 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Paul Laune 
Great Vintage Early Hardback with Dust Jacket Childhood of Famous Americans. Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. There is a short inscription from "Gramp and Grannie" dated Christmas 1955 on the first blank end page. Outside cloth covers are very nice. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75) and shows some soiling, chipping, small tears and some smaller missing pieces. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Great Collectible in nice condition on a harder to find title! 
Price: 79.00 USD
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Davy Crockett Young Rifleman Childhood of Famous Americans 1949 HB/DJ, Aileen Wells Parks
2 Davy Crockett Young Rifleman Childhood of Famous Americans 1949 HB/DJ
Aileen Wells Parks Bobbs-Merrill Co 1949 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good or better condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book has come from a private collection. No markings inside or outside of the book. Outside cloth covers are very nice with minor corner and edge wear. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75)and shows some edge chipping with some small missing piece at the top and bottom of the outside spine. The Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Definately a very old classic of one of the great Childhood of Famous Americans books. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Abe Lincoln Frontier Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1953, Augusta Stevenson
3 Abe Lincoln Frontier Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1953
Augusta Stevenson Bobbs-Merrill 1953 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Minus Hardcover Clotilde Embree 
Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text is very nice with one page having a spot at the top of the page where it appears a paper clip was once used as a marking. Copyright of 1932 and 1953 with the orange cover and black silhouette pictures. No writing or marks inside or outside of the book. Book has come from a private collection. Outside cloth covers are nice with the exception of wear at the top edge of the front cover. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.95) and shows some minor soiling, with edge chipping and small tears, and some smaller missing pieces along the top and bottom edge border. The Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. One of the great Childhood of Famous Americans books, actually this is Book #1 in the series! 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Abe Lincoln Frontier Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Augusta Stevenson
4 Abe Lincoln Frontier Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press
Augusta Stevenson Spencer Press 1932 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Clotilde Embree 
This was a special edition of The Childhood of Famous American books printed and distributed by Spencer Press, Inc,. by arrangement with The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Unique book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original Childhood of Famous Americans books. This book also has the color endpieces of the famous American boys/men in this series. Outside cloth covers are nice with some wear to the outside corners. No writing inside or outside of the book. This Spencer Press Edition did not come with a Dust Jacket. Unique Collectible! 
Price: 23.95 USD
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Andy Jackson Boy Soldier (Childhood of Famous Americans)  HB/DJ 1942, Augusta Stevenson
5 Andy Jackson Boy Soldier (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1942
Augusta Stevenson The Bobbs-Merrill Co 1942 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Minus Hardcover Paul Laune 
Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good or better condition with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages- there was some writing in pencil at the top of the first blank end page that has been erased. Book appears to have had little use. Book has come from a private collection. Outside cloth covers are nice. Dust Jacket is in Very Good Minus condition. Dust Jacket is price clipped and shows some minor soiling, as well as some chipping to the outside border edges, with some small edge tears and small missing pieces. Outside spine of the Dust Jacket shows some vertical line scuffing. The Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Definately a very old classic of one of the great Childhood of Famous Americans books. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Ben Franklin Printer's Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1941 HB/DJ, Augusta Stevenson
6 Ben Franklin Printer's Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1941 HB/DJ
Augusta Stevenson The Bobbs-Merrill Company 1941 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Paul Laune 
Great Vintage Hardback Childhood of Famous Americans Book with Dust Jacket. Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. There is an inscription "from father" dated 1948 on the first blank end page. No other writing or marks inside or outside of the book. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor edge wear. Dust Jacket is price clipped and has some small missing piece primarily at the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Great Collectible! 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Ben Franklin Printer's Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Augusta Stevenson
7 Ben Franklin Printer's Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press
Augusta Stevenson Spencer Press 1939 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Paul Laune 
This was a special edition of The Childhood of Famous American books printed and distributed by Spencer Press, Inc,. by arrangement with The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Unique book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages with some top page end tips mainly toward the back of the book. This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original Childhood of Famous Americans books. This book also has the color endpieces of the famous American boys/men in this series. Outside cloth covers are Very Good with some minor soiling to the outside covers and some wear primarily to the top outside corners. No writing inside or outside of the book. This Spencer Press Edition did not come with a Dust Jacket. Unique Collectible! 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Buffalo Bill Boy Of The Plains HB/DJ Childhood of Famous Americans 1948, Augusta Stevenson
8 Buffalo Bill Boy Of The Plains HB/DJ Childhood of Famous Americans 1948
Augusta Stevenson Bobbs Merrill Company 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Paul Laune 
Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good or better condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to had very little use. No markings inside or outside of the book. Book has come from a private collection. Outside cloth covers are very nice. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75)and shows some minor soiling and chipping. The Dust Jacket now is covered by a new clear mylar cover. Definately a very old classic of one of the great Childhood of Famous Americans books. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Clara Barton Girl Nurse Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press 1946, Augusta Stevenson
9 Clara Barton Girl Nurse Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press 1946
Augusta Stevenson Spencer Press 1946 Hardcover Excellent Hardcover Paul Laune 
This was a special edition of The Childhood of Famous American books printed and distributed by Spencer Press, Inc,. by arrangement with The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Unique book is in Very Good Plus condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text is in Excellent condition and appears to be unread! This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original Childhood of Famous Americans books. This book also has the color endpieces of the famous American girls/women in this series. Outside cloth covers are very nice with some minor corner wear. No writing inside or outside of the book. This Spencer Press Edition did not come with a Dust Jacket. Unique Collectible! 
Price: 23.99 USD
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George Washington Boy Leader (Childhood of Famous Americans Series) 1953 HB/DJ, Augusta Stevenson
10 George Washington Boy Leader (Childhood of Famous Americans Series) 1953 HB/DJ
Augusta Stevenson Bobbs Merrill Company 1953 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Minus Hardcover Lawrence Dresser 
Great Vintage Hardback Childhood of Famous Americans Book with Dust Jacket. Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. No writing or marks inside or outside of the book. There is some minor soiling inside the front and back cover along the inside spine. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor corner wear. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75) and shows some minor soiling, and some chipping and with some smaller missing pieces from the top and bottom of the outside spine and edges. There is a scuff spot on the front cover in the upper right hand corner area where a price sticker may have been removed. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Great Collectible! 
Price: 39.00 USD
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George Washington Boy Leader Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Augusta Stevenson
11 George Washington Boy Leader Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press
Augusta Stevenson Spencer Press 1942 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Lawrence Dresser 
This was a special edition of The Childhood of Famous American books printed and distributed by Spencer Press, Inc,. by arrangement with The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Unique book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original Childhood of Famous Americans books. This book also has the color endpieces of the famous American boys/men in this series. Outside cloth covers are nice with some wear to the outside corners. No writing inside or outside of the book. This Spencer Press Edition did not come with a Dust Jacket. Unique Collectible! 
Price: 23.99 USD
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Kit Carson Boy Trapper (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1945 HB/DJ, Augusta Stevenson
12 Kit Carson Boy Trapper (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1945 HB/DJ
Augusta Stevenson Bobbs-Merrill 1945 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Vintage Collectible Hardback Book and Dust Jacket are both in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to have had little use. There are two small sticker on the first blank end page saying that this book had been "presented... for reading 35 books". Book has come from a private collection. Outside orange cloth covers show some minor edge and corner wear. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75). Dust Jacket shows some minor edge chipping with some small pieces missing from the top and bottom of the outside spine. The Dust Jacket now is covered by a new clear mylar cover. Definately a very old classic of one of the great Childhood of Famous Americans books. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Molly Pitcher: Girl Patriot Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Augusta Stevenson
13 Molly Pitcher: Girl Patriot Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press
Augusta Stevenson Spencer Press 1952 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Sandra James 
This was a special edition of The Childhood of Famous American books printed and distributed by Spencer Press, Inc,. by arrangement with The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Unique book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages. This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original Childhood of Famous Americans books. This book also has the color endpieces of the famous American girls/women in this series. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor cover and edge wear. There is a small piece of the blue covering missing from the bottom left hand corner of the outside spine. No writing inside or outside of the book. This Spencer Press Edition did not come with a Dust Jacket. Unique Collectible! 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Myles Standish Adventurous Boy 1st Ed (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1949 HB/DJ, Augusta Stevenson
14 Myles Standish Adventurous Boy 1st Ed (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1949 HB/DJ
Augusta Stevenson Bobbs Merrill 1949 Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Hardcover Paul Laune 
Stated First Edition from 1949. Great classic from the Childhood of Famous Americans series. Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. There is a name, address, and date "1950" along with the words "Chicken Pox Days" on the first blank end page. No other writing or marks inside or outside of the book. In fact, the inside text appears to be unread. Outside cloth covers are nice. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75). Dust Jacket shows some minor soiling and minor edge chipping, but overall nice. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Wilbur and Orville Wright Boys with Wings Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Augusta Stevenson; Paul Laune [Illustrator]
15 Wilbur and Orville Wright Boys with Wings Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press
Augusta Stevenson; Paul Laune [Illustrator] Spencer Press 1951 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Paul Laune 
This was a special edition of The Childhood of Famous American books printed and distributed by Spencer Press, Inc,. by arrangement with The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Unique book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original Childhood of Famous Americans books. This book also has the color endpieces of the famous American boys/men in this series. Outside cloth covers are nice with some wear to the outside corners and edges to include a ding to the top of the outside spine. No writing inside or outside of the book. This Spencer Press Edition did not come with a Dust Jacket. Unique Collectible! 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Boy with a Dream (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1969 HB/DJ, Dharathula H. Millender
16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boy with a Dream (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1969 HB/DJ
Dharathula H. Millender Bobbs Merrill 1969 Hardcover Like New Like New Hardcover Al Fiorentino 
Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Like New condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book literally appears to be Unread and Unused! Inside text is very clean! Book has come from a private collection. Outside cloth covers are very nice! Dust Jacket is also in Like New condition and is now covered by anew clear mylar cover. Dust Jacket in NOT price clipped ($2.50). A great find here! 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Eli Whitney Boy Mechanic Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Dorothea J. Snow; Charles V. John [Illustrator]
17 Eli Whitney Boy Mechanic Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press
Dorothea J. Snow; Charles V. John [Illustrator] Spencer Press 1948 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Charles V. John 
This was a special edition of The Childhood of Famous American books printed and distributed by Spencer Press, Inc,. by arrangement with The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Unique book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original Childhood of Famous Americans books. This book also has the color endpieces of the famous American boys/men in this series. Outside cloth covers are nice with some wear to the outside corners. No writing inside or outside of the book. This Spencer Press Edition did not come with a Dust Jacket. Unique Collectible! 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Ernie Pyle Boy From Back Home First Edition (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ, Ellen Wilson
18 Ernie Pyle Boy From Back Home First Edition (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ
Ellen Wilson Bobbs Merrill Company 1955 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Paul Laune 
Stated First Edition! Great Vintage Hardback Childhood of Famous Americans Book with Dust Jacket. Book is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. There is some erasing of what appears to be a name and number in the upper right hand corner of the first blank end page. There is a small vintage Book Store sticker in the bottom left hand corner of the first blank end page ("Books Lauriat's Boston & Chestnut Hill"). Book has come from a private collection has no other marks and appears to hve had very little, if any, use. Outside cloth covers are very nice. Dust Jacket is price clipped and shows some minor soiling, chipping, and small tears. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Great Collectible! 
Price: 59.00 USD
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Joel Chandler Harris (Uncle Remus) Young Storyteller (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1964 HB/DJ, Ethel H. Weddle
19 Joel Chandler Harris (Uncle Remus) Young Storyteller (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1964 HB/DJ
Ethel H. Weddle Bobbs-Merrill 1964 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Nathan Goldstein 
Written about the author of "Uncle Remus". Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket. This is an Ex-Library book, but except for the markings inside the front cover and n the last end page, you would not know it, as there are no other library markings. Inside Text itself is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. 1964 Edition Book, which appears to be the First Printing/First Edition. Inside text is very clean. Outside cloth covers are nice with the exception of our tape marks wher the dust jacket protective cover had been attached. Dust Jacket is in Very Good condition with a couple of ink marks to the inside front flap and some tape remnants to both inside flaps. Also some minor chipping at the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Dust Jacket in NOT price clipped ($2.25). A good find! 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Bird Girl: Sacagawea Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ 1945, Flora Warren Seymour
20 Bird Girl: Sacagawea Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ 1945
Flora Warren Seymour Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1945 Hardcover Excellent Very Good Hardcover 
Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus or better condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text appears to be unread. Book has come from a private collection and has a neatly written short inscription from "Gramp and Grannie" dated "Christmas 1954". No other markings inside or outside of the book. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor corner wear. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75)and shows some minor soiling and chipping. The Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Definately a very old classic of one of the great Childhood of Famous Americans books. Hard to Find Title! 
Price: 49.00 USD
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