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Image for Betsy Ross Girl of Old Philadelphia (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1954

Betsy Ross Girl of Old Philadelphia (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ 1954

By: Ann Weil

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1954

Seller ID: 190714

Condition: Excellent


Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus to Excellent 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. Top page ends show some minor soiling from shelf wear. Outside cloth covers are very nice with some minor corner wear. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.95)and shows some edge chipping primarily to the outside spine. The Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Definately a very old classic of one of the... View more info

Image for John Quincy Adams Boy Patriot Childhood of Famous Americans 1945 HB/DJ

John Quincy Adams Boy Patriot Childhood of Famous Americans 1945 HB/DJ

By: Ann Weil

Price: $51.00

Publisher: THE BOBBS - MERRILL COMPANY: 1945

Seller ID: 190716G

Condition: Excellent


1945 Edition with an orange cloth cover and Dust Jacket. 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. No marks or writing inside or outside of the book. Outside Cloth Cover are nice with some minor corner wear. Dust Jacket is in Good Plus condition that is price clipped with some soiling or fading primarily to the outside spine. Some small tears, creasing and edge chipping. There is a piece missing primarily in the top outside spine area, but it does not effect any printed words or i... 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: $21.25

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 great Childhood of Famous Americans books. 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: $17.00

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 American boys/men in this series. Outside cloth covers are nice with some wear to the outside corners primarily at the top of ... 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: $17.00

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 American boys/men in this series. Outside cloth covers are nice with only some minor wear. No writing inside or outside of t... 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: $17.00

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 American boys/men in this series. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor wear to the outside corners. No writing inside or o... View more info

Image for Kit Carson Boy Trapper (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1945 HB/DJ

Kit Carson Boy Trapper (Childhood of Famous Americans) 1945 HB/DJ

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1945

Seller ID: 190716C

Condition: Excellent


Vintage Collectible Hardback Book and Dust Jacket are both in Very Good Plus to Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to have had very little use and may well be unread. No writing or marks in the book. There is one bent upper page corner. Book has come from a private collection. Outside orange cloth covers are very nice with minor corner wear. Dust Jacket is in Excellent condition and appears to have had no use! May have been stored separately from the book! Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.50) and does have "921 Car" written neatly in black... View more info

Image for Sitting Bull Dakota Boy Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ 1956

Sitting Bull Dakota Boy Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ 1956

By: Augusta Stevenson

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1956

Seller ID: 190716D

Condition: Excellent


Vintage Cloth Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus to Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text is in Excellent condition and appears to be unread and unused. No writing or marks in the book. Book has come from a private collection. Orange Cover Book with Black Lettering showing a copyright of 1956 is very nice. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.95). Dust Jacket itself is in Very Good condition with some minor soiling, edge chipping and some smaller tears and missing pieces primarily at the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jack... 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: $21.25

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1952

Seller ID: 190820EZ

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 Plus condition with a tight binding and mostly clean crisp pages. There is a name written neatly at the top of the title page with no other writing or marks in the book. There is a small tear at the top of the page in near the inside spine on about the last 10 pages of the book- this is minor. There is some minor soiling inside the front and back covers. The book includes the original black silhouette d... 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: $21.25

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1946

Seller ID: 200119A

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 internal pages. The inside text is actually in Excellent condition and appears to be unread and unused. There is some minor soiling inside the front and back cover and on the first and last end page, but this just appears to be some age darkening. This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original Childhood of Famous Americans b... 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: $34.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1946

Seller ID: 191214J

Condition: Excellent


Vintage Collectible Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus to Excellent condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Book appears to have had very little use and appears to be unread! Inside the front cover at the top is a signature of a young girl with the date "1963". No other writing or marks in the book. Outside blue cloth covers are very nice and in Excellent condition. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($2.25) and is in Very Good condition with some edge chipping primarily at the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new cle... 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: $17.00

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 American boys/men in this series. Outside cloth covers are nice with wear to the outside corners. No writing inside or outsi... View more info

Image for Dan Morgan Boy of the Wilderness Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ

Dan Morgan Boy of the Wilderness Childhood of Famous Americans HB/DJ

By: Bernice Bryant

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1952

Seller ID: 190716A

Condition: Good Plus


Vintage Collectible Hardback Book with Dust Jacket is in Good to Very Good condition with a tight binding and mostly clean pages but with some marks. This is an ex-library book with the expected library marks, but they are not excessive. Inside text has a few marks and bent page corners but overall nice. Outside orange cloth covers are nice with some minor corner wear but NO library markings on the outside cloth covers. Dust Jacket is in Very Good Plus with NO library or other markings on the Dust Jacket. Very nice Dust Jacket with literally no edge chipping, which is very unusual! Dust Jacke... View more info

Image for John Hancock New England Boy Childhood of Famous Americans 1963 HB/DJ

John Hancock New England Boy Childhood of Famous Americans 1963 HB/DJ

By: Cathrine Seward Cleven

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1963

Seller ID: 190414D

Condition: Very Good Plus


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. The top page ends show some minor soiling- this is minor. The Inside text itself appears to be unread. Outside cloth covers are nice. Dust Jacket is price clipped and shows some soiling, scuffing and edge chipping, but overall not bad. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Great Collectible! Harder to Find Title! View more info

Image for John Paul Jones Salt Water Boy FIRST EDITION 1950 (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ

John Paul Jones Salt Water Boy FIRST EDITION 1950 (Childhood of Famous Americans) HB/DJ

By: Dorothea J. Snow

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1950

Seller ID: 190727A

Condition: Excellent


Stated First Edition from 1950. 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 in Excellent condition and appears to be unread and unused. No writing or marks inside or outside of the book. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor soiling. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped ($1.75) and shows some minor soiling primarily at the top of the inside flaps. Some edge chipping primarily at the top and bottom of the outside spine with a piece missing from the top ... 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: $17.00

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 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 Robert Peary Boy of the North First Edition 1953 Childhood of Famous Americans #11

Robert Peary Boy of the North First Edition 1953 Childhood of Famous Americans #11

By: Electa Clark

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1953

Seller ID: 190727B

Condition: Excellent


1953 Stated First Edition! 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! The only issue with this book is that the former owner's name is written neatly at the top of the first blank end page. Then inside the front cover it appears that this owner wrote her name, address, and phone number and as well on the last blank end page. There is a vintage Book Store Stamp inside the back cover in the bottom left hand corner (W. S. Powell Stationer San Jose, CAL)- great vintage Book Store Stamp!... 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: $21.25

Publisher: Spencer Press: 1945

Seller ID: 200119

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 internal pages. Inside text itself is in Excellent condtion and actually appears to be unread. There is some minor soiling inside the front and back cover and on the first and last end page- this appears to be just some aging darkening. No writing or marks in the book. This book includes the original black silhouette drawings from the original Childhood... 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: $59.50

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 Dorothea Dix Girl Reformer Childhood of Famous Americans 1963 HB/DJ

Dorothea Dix Girl Reformer Childhood of Famous Americans 1963 HB/DJ

By: Grace Hathaway Melin

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill: 1963

Seller ID: 190414

Condition: Excellent


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. Inside text is in Excellent condition and appears to be unread and unused. There is a last name written at the top of the first end page- no other writing in the book. Outside cloth covers show some soiling along the bottom edge. Dust Jacket is price clipped and shows some minor soiling, and minor edge chipping primarily at the top of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Great Collectible! Harder to Find Titl... View more info