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Image for Davy Crockett Young Rifleman Childhood of Famous Americans 1949 HB/DJ

Davy Crockett Young Rifleman Childhood of Famous Americans 1949 HB/DJ

By: Aileen Wells Parks

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Co: 1949

Seller ID: 161111E

Condition: Very Good


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 myl... View more info

Image for Buffalo Bill Boy Of The Plains HB/DJ Childhood of Famous Americans 1948

Buffalo Bill Boy Of The Plains HB/DJ Childhood of Famous Americans 1948

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Bobbs Merrill Company: 1948

Seller ID: 160809

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

Image for Andy Jackson Boy Soldier (Childhood of Famous Americans)  HB/DJ 1942

Andy Jackson Boy Soldier (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1942

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $29.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Co: 1942

Seller ID: 160809C

Condition: Very Good


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 th... View more info

Image for Myles Standish Adventurous Boy 1st Ed (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1949 HB/DJ

Myles Standish Adventurous Boy 1st Ed (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1949 HB/DJ

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Bobbs Merrill: 1949

Seller ID: 161113A

Condition: Very Good Plus


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... View more info

Image for Clara Barton Girl Nurse Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press 1946

Clara Barton Girl Nurse Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press 1946

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1946

Seller ID: 170128G

Condition: Excellent


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 f... View more info

Image for George Washington Boy Leader Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

George Washington Boy Leader Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1942

Seller ID: 190209C

Condition: Excellent


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. Inside text is in Excellent condition and may well 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 A... View more info

Image for Abe Lincoln Frontier Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

Abe Lincoln Frontier Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1932

Seller ID: 190209D

Condition: Excellent


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. 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... View more info

Image for Ben Franklin Printer's Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

Ben Franklin Printer's Boy Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1939

Seller ID: 190209F

Condition: Excellent


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. Inside text is in Excellent condition and may 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 Americ... View more info

Image for Paul Revere Boy of Old Boston (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB Very Nice!

Paul Revere Boy of Old Boston (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB Very Nice!

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1946

Seller ID: 190428A

Condition: Excellent


This is quite a find, as this is a book that was NEVER used! The original copyright date is 1946, but I would say this book was published in the 1950's. This book has obviously been sitting on a shelf for last 60+ years! Binding is super tight and pages are crisp and clean. Inside text is literally in Excellent to Like New condition- I think I am the only one to open this book! Obviously, no marks or writing in the book. Outside cloth covers are very nice with just a to... View more info

Image for Abe Lincoln Frontier Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1932

Abe Lincoln Frontier Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1932

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1932

Seller ID: 190430I

Condition: Like New


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 literally in Like New condition as it appears to be unread and unused! No writing or marks in the book! Book must have been sitting on a shelf for a long time! Outside cloth covers are very nice! Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75) and shows some small tears and small missing pieces primarily from the top of the outs... View more info

Image for Ben Franklin Printer's Boy HB/DJ Childhood of Famous Americans

Ben Franklin Printer's Boy HB/DJ Childhood of Famous Americans

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $39.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1953

Seller ID: 190430J

Condition: Excellent


Great Vintage Hardback Childhood of Famous Americans Book with Dust Jacket and a great inscription! Book is in Very Good Plus condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. There is a great inscription from "Grandmother" in the top right hand corner area of the first blank end page reading "Bought at Continental Congress April 16-20, 1956 in Washington for Joseph Ulrieh Grandmother"- very neatly written. Looking a the condition of the inside text, ... View more info

Image for Andy Jackson Boy Soldier (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1952 HB

Andy Jackson Boy Soldier (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1952 HB

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Co: 1952

Seller ID: 190520P

Condition: Very Good


This is quite a find, as this is a book that was NEVER used! The original copyright date is 1952, 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- I think I am the only one to open this book! Obviously, no marks or writing in the book. Outside cloth covers are very nice with ... View more info

Image for Paul Revere Boy of Old Boston (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1962

Paul Revere Boy of Old Boston (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1962

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1962

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 190520R

Condition: Very Good


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 and does not appear to have much, if any, use. No names or writing in the book. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor corner wear. Dust Jacket is in Very Good Minus condition with minor soiling and some small pieces missing from the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is price clipped and is now covered by a new c... View more info

Image for Molly Pitcher: Girl Patriot Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

Molly Pitcher: Girl Patriot Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1952

Seller ID: 190527B

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 mostly clean crisp pages. No writing or marks in the book. This has less than 10 bent upper right hand page corners with one of the corners having a small tear. There is some minor outside page ends soiling down at the bottom edges- this is small a... View more info

Image for Clara Barton Girl Nurse #15 Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ

Clara Barton Girl Nurse #15 Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ

By: Augusta Stevenson; Gray Morrow [Illustrator]

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1946-01-01

Seller ID: 180223A

Condition: Excellent


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 a... View more info

Image for Daniel Boone.Boy Hunter Childhood of Famous Americans Series 1943

Daniel Boone.Boy Hunter Childhood of Famous Americans Series 1943

By: Augusta Stevenson; Illustrated By Paul Laune

Price: $39.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1943

Seller ID: 190430H

Condition: Like New


Great Vintage Hardback Childhood of Famous Americans Book with Dust Jacket. Book is in Very Good Plus to Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text is literally in Like New condition as the text appears to be unread and unused! No writing or marks inside or outside. Must have been a gift that never made it off the shelf! Outside cloth covers are nice with some bumps to the outside corners. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75) and show... View more info

Image for Wilbur and Orville Wright Boys with Wings Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

Wilbur and Orville Wright Boys with Wings Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

By: Augusta Stevenson; Paul Laune [Illustrator]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1951

Seller ID: 190209G

Condition: Excellent


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. Inside text is in Excellent condition and appears to be unused. 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... View more info

Image for Eli Whitney Boy Mechanic Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

Eli Whitney Boy Mechanic Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

By: Dorothea J. Snow; Charles V. John [Illustrator]

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1948

Seller ID: 170102H

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... View more info

Image for Bird Girl: Sacagawea Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press 1945

Bird Girl: Sacagawea Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press 1945

By: Flora Warren Seymour

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1945

Seller ID: 190527D

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 mostly clean crisp. Inside text itself actually appears to be unread. There is some minor outside page end soil spots, but these are small and do not effect any of the inside pages. No writing or marks in the book. This book includes the original b... View more info

Image for Pocahontas Brave Girl (Childhood of Famous Americans Series) HB Very Nice!

Pocahontas Brave Girl (Childhood of Famous Americans Series) HB Very Nice!

By: Flora Warren Seymour; Charles V. John [Illustrator]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1946

Seller ID: 190422

Condition: Excellent


This is quite a find, as this is a book that was NEVER used! The original copyright date is 1946, but I would say this book was published in the 1950's. This book has obviously been sitting in a box 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- I think I am the only one to open this book! Obviously, no marks or writing in the book. Outside cloth covers are very nice with just a t... View more info