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Image for Aleck Bell Ingenious Boy Childhood of Famous Americans 1947 HB

Aleck Bell Ingenious Boy Childhood of Famous Americans 1947 HB

By: Mabel Cleland Widdemer

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1947

Seller ID: 190601C

Condition: Excellent


This is quite a find, as this is a book that appears to have never been used! The original copyright date is 1947, but I would say this book was published in the later 1950's. This book has obviously been sitting on a shelf for the last 60+ years! Binding is super tight and pages are crisp and clean. Inside text is literally in Excellent to Like New condition. Obviously, no writing in the book. Outside cloth covers are very nice with just a touch of corner wear and some fading to the outside spine- probably from shelf wear. No Dust Jacket, but I do not believe this edition had one. This edit... View more info

Image for Harriet Beecher Stowe Childhood of Famous Americans #27 HB/DJ

Harriet Beecher Stowe Childhood of Famous Americans #27 HB/DJ

By: Mabel Cleland Widdemer

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Bobbs Merrill Company: 1949

Seller ID: 190714I

Condition: Very Good Plus


Vintage Childhood of Famous Americans Book with Dust Jacket and black silhouette pictures. Book itself is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp internal pages. No writing or marks inside the book and it appears to be unread. Outside cloth covers show some minor soiling and corner wear as well as a tear of about 1/2" to the bottom of the outside spine- this has no effect on the tightness or overall structure of the book. Dust Jacket is in Very Good condition and it is price clipped. Dust Jacket shows some minor soiling with small tears and edge chipping and some smalle... View more info

Image for Aleck Bell Ingenious Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

Aleck Bell Ingenious Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

By: Mabel Cleland Widdemer; Charles C. John [Illustrator]

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1947

Seller ID: 170102I

Condition: Very Good


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 wit... View more info

Image for James Monroe Good Neighbor Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1959

James Monroe Good Neighbor Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1959

By: Widdemer, Mabel Cleland

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1959

Seller ID: 190928G

Condition: Very Good


Vintage Cloth Cover with Dust Jacket Childhood of Famous Americans Hardback Book in Very Good condition. Book has a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages. There is a nameplate with a name inside the front cover. No other writing or marks in the book. Inside text does not appear to have had much, if any, use. Top page ends show some minor soiling, but it does not effect the inside pages- shelf wear. Outside cloth covers are nice. The Dust Jacket is in Very Good condition and is NOT price clipped ($1.95). Dust Jacket shows some minor edge chipping, small tears, and creasing. Dust Jacket is... View more info