We Were There Series

We Were There Series

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We Were There at the Battle of Gettysburg, Alida Sims Malkuss, Leonard Vosburgh [Illustrator]
1 We Were There at the Battle of Gettysburg
Alida Sims Malkuss, Leonard Vosburgh [Illustrator] Dover Publications 2013-11-21 0486492613 / 9780486492612 Paperback New Paperback 
New Paperback of 176 pages. In the summer of 1863, a sleepy little Pennsylvania town explodes with action as Confederate and Union Troops converge for a decisive Civil War battle. Jonathan Blane and his sister Mary Lee take part in the three-day conflict with a dramatic series of adventures that feature appearances by Lee, Lincoln, and other historical figures. The We Were There series brings history to life for young readers with engaging, action-packed entertainment. These illustrated tales combine fictional and real-life characters in settings of landmark events from the past. All of the books are reviewed for accuracy and approved by expert historical consultants. Dover (2013) republication of the edition originally published by Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1955. 
Price: 8.99 USD
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We Were There at the Battle for Bataan HB Very Nice!, Appel, Benjamin
2 We Were There at the Battle for Bataan HB Very Nice!
Appel, Benjamin Grosset & Dunlap 1957 0448050137 / 9780448050133 Paperback Like New Paperback 
Vintage Tweed Cover Hardback Book is in Like New condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book is Unread and Unused! Quite a Find here! Outside Tweed Covers are very nice! No Dust Jacket. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! The story of the memorable Battle For Bataan! 
Price: 23.95 USD
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We Were There with Cortes and Montezuma HB/PC Nice!, Benjamin Appel
3 We Were There with Cortes and Montezuma HB/PC Nice!
Benjamin Appel Grosset & Dunlap 1959 Hardcover Excellent Hardcover Reynold C. Pollak 
Vintage Pictorial Cover Cover Hardback Book is Very Good Plus condition with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages. The only minor issue is some minor page edge soiling that is visible when the book is closed. This probably occurred from shelf wear as this book had been sitting unused for a long time! Book definitely appears to be Unread! Outside Pictorial Covers show some minor corner wear. No Dust Jacket came with the Pictorial Cover Edition. A nice book! We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! 
Price: 23.95 USD
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4 We Were There At The Battle For Bataan HB
Benjamin Appel; Illustrator-Irv Docktor Grosset & Dunlap 1957 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
Hardcover Cloth Book is in Good condition with a tight binding and mostly clean pages with some minor soiling. Inside text is in Very Good condition. There is a small address label inside the front cover and also on the last blank endpage. There is a name stamp on the second endpage and a name written neatly at the top of the third endpage. Book has come from a private collection. Outside cloth covers show some soiling and some wear to the outside corners and edges. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! The story of the memorable Battle For Bataan! 
Price: 14.00 USD
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We Were There at the Driving of the Golden Spike, David Shepherd
5 We Were There at the Driving of the Golden Spike
David Shepherd Dover Publications 2013-11-21 0486492591 / 9780486492599 Paperback New Paperback William K. Plummer 
LAST ONE!; New Paperback of 179 pages. Travel back to the 1860s to witness the dramatic track-laying contest between the Union and Central Pacific Railroads. Join Irish immigrants Sheamus and Nora Cullen and their children, Mike and Feena, as the family travels westward by greight car and riverboat to begin a new life on the American frontier. The We Were There series brings history to life for young readers with engaging, action-packed entertainment. These illustrated tales combine fictional and real-life characters in settings of landmark events from the past. All of the books are reviewed for accuracy and approved by expert historical consultants. Dover (2013) republication of the edition originally published by Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1960. 
Price: 8.99 USD
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We Were There with Lincoln in the White House #36 Last In Series HB/PC Rare, Earl Schenck Miers; Illustrator-Charles H. Geer
6 We Were There with Lincoln in the White House #36 Last In Series HB/PC Rare
Earl Schenck Miers; Illustrator-Charles H. Geer Grosset & Dunlap 1963 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
Most Rare of the wonderful We Were There Series, as it is the last book in the series. Vintage Collectible Pictorial Cover Book. Book is in Good condition with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages. This is an ex-library book with the expected library markings. Outside pictorial covers show some soiling primarily to the back cover and some wear to the outside corners and edges. There is a blue pen squiggly mark less than the size of a quarter on the back cover. No Dust Jacket, as this is the Pictorial Cover Edition that was not issued with a dust jacket. Great chance to complete your collection! 
Price: 49.00 USD
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We Were There at the First Airplane Flight, Felix Sutton
7 We Were There at the First Airplane Flight
Felix Sutton Dover Publications 2013-11-21 0486492583 / 9780486492582 Paperback New Paperback Laszlo Matulay 
New Paperback of 179 pages. On a blustery afternoon in 1902, Jimmy and Clara Blair observe a strange kite in the North Carolina sky over Kitty Hawk Peninsula. They soon meet the kite's flyers, a pair of bicycle mechanics from Ohio named Orville and Wilbur Wright, and assist the inventors in realizing their dream of human flight. The We Were There series brings history to life for young readers with engaging, action-packed entertainment. These illustrated tales combine fictional and real-life characters in settings of landmark events from the past. All of the books are reviewed for accuracy and approved by expert historical consultants. Dover (2013) republication of the edition originally published by Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1960. 
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8 We Were There At The First Airplane Flight HB/DJ
Felix Sutton Grosset & Dunlap 1960 Hardcover Excellent Very Good Hardcover 
Collectible Cloth Hardback with Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears unread! There is a date (Sept. 1961) written neatly at the top of the second endpage. No other marks or writing insider or outside of the book. Outside cloth cover is Very Nice. Dust Jacket is in Very Good condition with some minor soiling and wear and is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Book Club Edition. Book has come from a private collection. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Fact is stranger than fiction and a combination of both is better still. Against a carefully authenticated background, each of these books tells the exciting story of two young persons' adventures during some of history's most dramatic events- written by top authors, and illustrated by top artists Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! We Were There At The First Airplance Flight is the story of how the children Jimmie and Clair Blair met and worked with the Wright Brothers. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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We Were There At The Opening of The Atomic Era HB/PC 1960 Very Nice!, James Munves
9 We Were There At The Opening of The Atomic Era HB/PC 1960 Very Nice!
James Munves Grosset & Dunlap 1960 Hardcover Like New Hardcover 
Vintage Pictorial Cover Hardback Book is in Like New condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book is Unread and Unused. Obviously this book has just been sitting for many years! Outside Pictorial Covers are very nice. No Dust Jacket was issued with the Pictorial Cover Edition. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! In 1942, when 15 year-old Tony Brenner started to give his talk on neutrons before his High School Science Club, he never expected to be spirited away- because he was a threat to the security of the United States. 
Price: 33.95 USD
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We Were There With Caesar's Legions Hardback/Dust Jacket, Robert N Webb
10 We Were There With Caesar's Legions Hardback/Dust Jacket
Robert N Webb Grosset & Dunlap 1960 Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Hardcover 
This is the second most RARE title in the wonderful We Were There series. Vintage Tweed Cloth Cover Hardback Book is in Very Good Plus conditon with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to be unread! There are some slight crease top page corners in the back part of the book, but these are not from reading- probably a ding in moving. Outside Tweed Cloth Covers are nice with some very minor corner wear. Dust Jacket is in Very Good condition with some edge chipping at the top and bottom of the outside spine with a small piece of the DJ missing from the bottom of the spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Book Club Edition. This is #27 in the series and is one of the MOST RARE titles. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! The time is 55 BC and the great Roman general, Caesar, is preparing to invade the mysterious, unknown isle called Briton. News of the invasion has traveled ahead of his approaching fleet, and the scattered English tribes are making ready either to fight or to join the invader. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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We Were There With Caesar's Legions HB/DJ Very Nice!, Robert N Webb
11 We Were There With Caesar's Legions HB/DJ Very Nice!
Robert N Webb Grosset & Dunlap 1960 Hardcover Like New Very Good Plus Hardcover 
This is the second most RARE title in the wonderful We Were There series. Vintage Tweed Cloth Cover Hardback Book is in Like New conditon with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book is Unread and Unused! Outside Tweed Cloth Covers are nice and look Like New! Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus condition with only some minor wear. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Book Club Edition. This is #27 in the series and is one of the MOST RARE titles. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! The time is 55 BC and the great Roman general, Caesar, is preparing to invade the mysterious, unknown isle called Briton. News of the invasion has traveled ahead of his approaching fleet, and the scattered English tribes are making ready either to fight or to join the invader. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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We Were There With Richard The Lionhearted In The Crusades Original HB/DJ, Robert N Webb; Illustrator-Andre A. Beaumont
12 We Were There With Richard The Lionhearted In The Crusades Original HB/DJ
Robert N Webb; Illustrator-Andre A. Beaumont Grosset & Dunlap 1957 Hardcover Excellent Very Good Hardcover 
This is the Original Large Size Vintage Hardback Book with Dust Jacket (Not the Book Club Edition). Book is in Very Good conditon with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. It does have a "Merry Christmas" inscription at the top of the first title page dated 1964. No other writing or other marks in the book. Inside text is in Excellent condition and appears unread and unused. Outside cloth covers are nice with only minor wear. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.95). and is in Very Good to Very Good Minus condition with some minor soiling and edge chipping with some small missing pieces at the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Good looking book for it's 61 years! This is NOT an ex-library book, but has come from a private collection. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Fact is stranger than fiction and a combination of both is better still. Against a carefully authenticated background, each of these books tells the exciting story of two young persons' adventures during some of history's most dramatic events- written by top authors, and illustrated by top artists Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! 
Price: 34.00 USD
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We Were There on the Nautilus HB Very Nice!, Robert N Webb; Illustrator-Frank Vaughn
13 We Were There on the Nautilus HB Very Nice!
Robert N Webb; Illustrator-Frank Vaughn Grosset & Dunlap 1961 Hardcover Like New Hardcover 
Vintage Tweed Cloth Cover Hardback Book is in Like New condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book is Unread and Unused! Outside cloth tweed covers are very nice with some minor corner wear. No Dust Jacket. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! She had reached the North Pole, slid under it, and completed the first transpolar passage from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean. 
Price: 23.95 USD
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We Were There with Florence Nightingale in the Crimea HB Very Nice!, Robert N Webb; Louis L. Snyder [Contributor]; Evelyn Copelman [Illustrator];
14 We Were There with Florence Nightingale in the Crimea HB Very Nice!
Robert N Webb; Louis L. Snyder [Contributor]; Evelyn Copelman [Illustrator]; Grosset & Dunlap 1958 Hardcover Like New Hardcover 
Vintage Tweed Cover Hardback Book is in Like New condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book is Unread and Unused! Obviously this book has been sitting somewhere for a long time! Outside Tweed Covers are Very Nice with just minor corner wear. No Dust Jacket. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! 
Price: 28.95 USD
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We Were There at the Boston Tea Party, Robert N. Webb
15 We Were There at the Boston Tea Party
Robert N. Webb Dover Publications 2013-11-21 0486492605 / 9780486492605 Paperback New Paperback E. F. Ward 
New Paperback of 173 pages. New England is ripe for revolution in the fall of 1773, and young Jeremy and Deliverance Winthrop are eager to play their part. The brother-and-sister duo joins the conspiracy against the red-coated British "lobsterbacks," carrying messages from Sam Adams, Paul revere, and other patriots to set the stage for the famous event in Boston Harbor. The We Were There series brings history to life for young readers with engaging, action-packed entertainment. These illustrated tales combine fictional and real-life characters in settings of landmark events from the past. All of the books are reviewed for accuracy and approved by expert historical consultants. Dover (2013) republication of the edition originally published by Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1956. 
Price: 8.99 USD
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We Were There With The California Forty-Niners HB Very Nice!, Stephen Holt
16 We Were There With The California Forty-Niners HB Very Nice!
Stephen Holt Grosset & Dunlap 1956 Hardcover Like New Hardcover Raymond Lufkin 
Vintage Tweed Cloth Cover Hardback Book is in Like New Condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book is unread and unused! Outside tweed cloth covers are very nice! No Dust Jacket. We Were There Books are easy to read and provide exciting, entertaining stories, based upon true historic events. Each story is checked for factual accuracy by an outstanding authority on this particular phase of history. Though written simply enough for young readers, they make interesting reading for boys and girls well into their teens. One of our family's favorite series! We were there with the California Forty-Niners- let the story take you back to 1849 in California gold country through the eyes of two children. 
Price: 23.95 USD
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