Childhood of Famous Americans (COFA)

Childhood of Famous Americans (COFA)

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Davy Crockett Young Rifleman Childhood of Famous Americans 1949 HB/DJ, Aileen Wells Parks
1 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: 29.00 USD
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Betsy Ross Girl of Old Philadelphia (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1961, Ann Weil; Al Fiorentino [Illustrator]
2 Betsy Ross Girl of Old Philadelphia (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1961
Ann Weil; Al Fiorentino [Illustrator] Bobbs-Merrill 1961 Hardcover Excellent Very Good Hardcover Al Fiorentino 
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 is in Excellent condition and appears to be unread. There is a last name written at the top of the first end page, but no other markings. Book has come from a private collection. Outside cloth covers are very nice! Dust Jacket is in Very Good condition with some minor soiling to the front cover and some edge chipping primarily at the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is price clipped and is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Apparent First Edition of the 1961 edition. A great find here! 
Price: 24.00 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: 29.00 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 mostly clean crisp pages. There is a name and street address written on the first blank end page. There are a few bent upper page corners and some wear to outside page edges. 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. This Spencer Press Edition did not come with a Dust Jacket. Unique Collectible! 
Price: 18.95 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: 29.00 USD
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Ben Franklin Printer's Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Augusta Stevenson
6 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: 16.50 USD
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Buffalo Bill Boy Of The Plains HB/DJ Childhood of Famous Americans 1948, Augusta Stevenson
7 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: 29.00 USD
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Clara Barton Girl Nurse Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press 1946, Augusta Stevenson
8 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: 19.00 USD
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George Washington Boy Leader Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Augusta Stevenson
9 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: 19.00 USD
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Molly Pitcher Girl Patriot Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Augusta Stevenson
10 Molly Pitcher Girl Patriot Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press
Augusta Stevenson Spencer Press 1952 Hardcover Very Good Minus 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 Minus condition with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages. This is an ex-Sunday School book from Las Vegas, Nevada. It has some of the expected library markings to include the signature of 3 Bishops from the Las Vegas Ward. Book has a few bent upper page corners, but overall very nice and appears to have had little use for a book that is 65+ years old! 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 corner wear. 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
11 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: 29.00 USD
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Clara Barton Girl Nurse #15 Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ, Augusta Stevenson;  Gray Morrow [Illustrator]
12 Clara Barton Girl Nurse #15 Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ
Augusta Stevenson; Gray Morrow [Illustrator] Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1946-01-01 Hardcover Excellent Excellent Hardcover Paul Laune 
Vintage Collectible Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to have had very little use and appears to be unread! There is a small address inside the front cover in the top right hand corner. This may be easily removed with "undue" but I did not want to try it, as this book is in overall great condition! No other marks or writing inside or outside of the book. Outside orange cloth covers are very nice. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75) and is in Excellent condition with some very minor edge chipping primarily at the bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. A very nice classic book! 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Eli Whitney Boy Mechanic Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Dorothea J. Snow; Charles V. John [Illustrator]
13 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: 19.00 USD
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Bird Girl: Sacagawea Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press 1945, Flora Warren Seymour
14 Bird Girl: Sacagawea Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press 1945
Flora Warren Seymour Spencer Press 1945 Hardcover Excellent Hardcover Edward C. Caswell 
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 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 nice with some minor dings and outside corner wear to include the bottom 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: 19.00 USD
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Jim Thorpe Indian Athlete (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ, Guernsey Van Riper Jr.
15 Jim Thorpe Indian Athlete (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ
Guernsey Van Riper Jr. Bobbs-Merrill 1961 Hardcover Excellent Very Good Hardcover Gray Morrow 
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 is in Excellent condition and appears to be unread. There is a vintage book store sticker in the upper right hand corner of the first blank end page ("Pickwick Bookshop Topanga Plaza Canoga Park, Cal."). Book has come from a private collection. Outside cloth covers are very nice. Dust Jacket is in Very Good condition with some minor edge chipping at the top of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is price clipped and is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Apparent First Edition of the 1961 edition. A great find here! 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Knute Rockne Young Athlete (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1952, Guernsey Van Riper, Jr.
16 Knute Rockne Young Athlete (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1952
Guernsey Van Riper, Jr. Unknown 1952 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 a name and "Christmas 1959" written neatly inside the front cover. No other writing or marks inside or outside of the book. Book has come from a private collection and appears to have had little, if any, use. Outside cloth covers are nice with minor corner wear. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.95) and shows some minor soiling, chipping, small tears, and small missing pieces. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Great Collectible! 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Will Rogers Young Cowboy 1st Edition (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1951, Guernsey Van Riper, Jr.
17 Will Rogers Young Cowboy 1st Edition (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1951
Guernsey Van Riper, Jr. Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc., Indianapolis, In. 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Minus 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 an inscription from "Aunt Nancy" dated in 1958 at the top of the first blank end page. Book has come from a private collection and has no other marks and appears to have had little use. Outside cloth covers are nice with some soiling to the area around the bottom of the spine. Outside corners show some minor wear. Dust Jacket is price clipped and shows some minor soiling, chipping, small tears, and small missing pieces. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Great Collectible! 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Dolly Madison Quaker Girl #21 (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ, Helen A. Monsell
18 Dolly Madison Quaker Girl #21 (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ
Helen A. Monsell The Bobbs-Merrill Company 1944 Hardcover Excellent Excellent Hardcover Sandra James 
Vintage Collectible Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to have had very little use and appears to be unread! There is a small address inside the front cover in the top right hand corner. This may be easily removed with "undue" but I did not want to try it, as this book is in overall great condition! No other marks or writing inside or outside of the book. Outside orange cloth covers are very nice with a couple of small minor dings to the front side of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75) and is in Excellent condition with some minor edge chipping primarily at the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. A very nice classic book! 
Price: 44.00 USD
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Henry Clay Mill Boy of the Slashes #28 Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ, Helen A. Monsell
19 Henry Clay Mill Boy of the Slashes #28 Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ
Helen A. Monsell The Bobbs-Merrill company 1947 Hardcover Excellent Very Good Hardcover Charles V. John 
Vintage Collectible Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good to Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to have had very little use and appears to be unread! No marks or writing inside or outside of the book. Outside orange cloth covers are very nice. Dust Jacket is price clipped and is in Very Good condition with some minor edge chipping and small missing pieces primarily at the top of the outside spine area. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. A very nice classic book! 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Robert E. Lee Boy of Old Virginia Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press, Helen A. Monsell
20 Robert E. Lee Boy of Old Virginia Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press
Helen A. Monsell Spencer Press 1937 Hardcover Excellent Hardcover Clotilde Embree Funk 
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 internal pages. Internal text is in Excellent condition and appears to be unread and unused. No marks or writing in 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 nice with a small piece missing from the bottom of the outside spine- this is minor. This Spencer Press Edition did not come with a Dust Jacket. Unique Collectible! 
Price: 23.95 USD
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