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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 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 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 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

Image for Jim Thorpe Indian Athlete (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ

Jim Thorpe Indian Athlete (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ

By: Guernsey Van Riper Jr.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1961

Seller ID: 180704G

Condition: Excellent


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 ... View more info

Image for Will Rogers Young Cowboy 1st Edition (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1951

Will Rogers Young Cowboy 1st Edition (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1951

By: Guernsey Van Riper, Jr.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc., Indianapolis, In.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 161124K

Condition: Very Good


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. Outsid... View more info

Image for Knute Rockne Young Athlete (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1952

Knute Rockne Young Athlete (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1952

By: Guernsey Van Riper, Jr.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Unknown: 1952

Seller ID: 161124L

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

Image for Dolly Madison Quaker Girl #21 (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ

Dolly Madison Quaker Girl #21 (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ

By: Helen A. Monsell

Price: $44.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1944

Seller ID: 180223B

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 Henry Clay Mill Boy of the Slashes #28 Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ

Henry Clay Mill Boy of the Slashes #28 Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ

By: Helen A. Monsell

Price: $39.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill company: 1947

Seller ID: 180223F

Condition: Excellent


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... View more info

Image for Robert E. Lee Boy of Old Virginia Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

Robert E. Lee Boy of Old Virginia Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

By: Helen A. Monsell

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1937

Seller ID: 190209E

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 internal pages. There are some small top page edge tears on some pages. Inside text itself appears to be unread. No marks or writing in the book. This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original C... View more info

Image for Tom Jefferson A Boy in Colonial Days Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

Tom Jefferson A Boy in Colonial Days Childhood of Famous Americans Spencer Press

By: Helen Albee Monsell

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1941

Seller ID: 170102B

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 Tom Jefferson A Boy in Colonial Days (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1939 HB/DJ

Tom Jefferson A Boy in Colonial Days (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1939 HB/DJ

By: Helen Albee Monsell; Clotilde Embree Funk [Illustrator]

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Bobbs Merrill: 1939

Seller ID: 161111B

Condition: Very Good


Great Vintage Hardback Childhood of Famous Americans Book with Dust Jacket. Book is in Very Good or better condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book literally appears to be unread. No writing or marks inside or outside of the book. There are a few small tears on the upper right hand corner page tips. Outside cloth covers are very nice! Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75) and shows some minor soiling and chipping primarily to the top outside edge. D... View more info