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Image for Buffalo Bill Boy Of The Plains (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB Very Nice!

Buffalo Bill Boy Of The Plains (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB Very Nice!

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: BOBBS MERRILL CO: 1948-01-01

Seller ID: 190428C

Condition: Excellent


This is quite a find, as this is a book that appears to have never been used! The original copyright date is 1948, 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 mostly 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. Th... View more info

Image for Jim Bowie Boy with a Hunting Knife Childhood of Famous Americans 1st ED HB/DJ

Jim Bowie Boy with a Hunting Knife Childhood of Famous Americans 1st ED HB/DJ

By: Gertrude Hecker Winders

Price: $63.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1953

Seller ID: 190714O

Condition: Excellent


Stated FIRST EDITION! Great 66 year-old Vintage Early Hardback with Dust Jacket Childhood of Famous Americans. This title is one of the most collectible in the series! 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 and unused! It would be hard to find a nicer copy of this 66 year old classic! Outside cloth covers are nice with some small corner wear. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75) and shows some edge chipping primarily at the top and bottom of the outside spine with some small missing pie... View more info

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 Mary Mapes Dodge Jolly Girl Childhood of Famous Americans #48 HB/DJ 1949

Mary Mapes Dodge Jolly Girl Childhood of Famous Americans #48 HB/DJ 1949

By: Miriam Evangeline Mason; Sandra James [Illustrator]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 190714F

Condition: Excellent


Childhood of Famous Americans Early Edition Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text is in Excellent condition and appears to be unread. No writing or marks in the book. Book has come from a private collection. Outside cloth covers are very nice. Dust Jacket is price clipped and shows some minor soiling and edge chipping primarily at the top and bottom of the outside spine. The Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Definitely a very old classic of one of the great Childhood of Famous Am... View more info