New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1922. Blue Cloth. Presumed First. 220 pp., plus 4 pp. book ads. Subtitle: "Or Making Good in the Wireless Room." Foreword by Jack Binns. Cover and spine are faded but lettering is bright. Edges lightly foxed. Edge-wear, particularly to spine ends and corners. Illustrated DJ, in protective book cover, is aged and has several small chips. Upper 1/4" of dj spine chipped. Book ads on DJ flaps and rear cover. Text is slightly aged. Cross reference: see our books #001303 and #001304. Near Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1943. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Light scuffing and wear to dust jacket, 1" closed tear at rear panel along hinge light chipping at edges, price clipped and in mylar cover. Illustrated endpapers, previous owner's bookplate on verso of first free endpaper. Clean within. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: A.L. Burt Co., 1913. Hardcover. First Edition. 256 pp. + pub. ads. B/w frontis. Subtitle: "Or On a Dangerous Cruise with the Greek Spongers." Nd; copyright 1913. Light green boards with pasted-on bright color picture center front. Red and darker green lettering front and spine. Wear along very edges. Dj has same picture on front. Spine sunned, soiled at head. Spine indicates "The Boy Chums Series." Dj spine chiped at ends, with title half gone. Dj back, soiled and edgeworn, lists titles in this series. Cover & frontis artwork by J. Watson Davis. Binding tight and clean, with a uniform touch of age. The fifth adventure book about chums Charley West and Walter Hazard. Very Good / Good.
New York: A.L. Burt Co., 1905. Hardcover. First Edition. 308 pp. + pub. ads. 8vo. Dust jacket has color illustration on front, spine chiped at ends, rear panel soiled and edgeworn, now in mylar cover. Lettering on spine sunned. Spine indicates "The Boy Chums Series." Light green boards with pasted-on color picture center front that replicates dust jacket illustration. Red and darker green lettering front and spine. Wear along very edges. Black & white frontispiece illustration.
This was the first title in the series, the story of two boys who meet deadly rattlesnakes, battle a wild panther, are attacked by outlaws, almost lose their boat to a swordfish, are shipwrecked by a monster manatee, and pass safely through many exciting scenes of danger in the...
Rahway, NJ: The Mershon Company, 1900. Hard Cover. First Edition. Green cloth covered boards with black and red embossed illustration of a boy on the cover surrounded by sporting paraphanalia. Light wear to cover and slightly bumped corners. Gift inscription to previous owner in ink on first free endpaper. An extremely rare copy of early 20th century juvenile fiction. Very Good.
New York: The F. M. Lupton Publishing Company. Hard Cover. As. 298 pp. Light tan boards with green and black illustrations of battlefield and naval scenes. on cover board, design carries to spine which also has gold titling. Dark brown endpapers, light water stain along top of second free endpaper. Clean within. Very Good.
New York: The Viking Press, 1969. Hard Cover. First Edition. Dust Jacket is price clipped and has minor scuffing from shelf wear, in mylar cover. Stain at base of dust jacket and on front free endpaper and pastedown as well as rear from water damage at some point. Signed by Ipcar on half-title page. Novel based on a Chess game played by two International Grandmasters in 1949. Known as an illustrator, Ipcar has illustrtated the dust jacket and title page, but that is all.
By Author. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1926. Hardcover. First Edition. 245 pp. Olive green cover has dark green lettering front & spine, with a bright colored illus, pasted on front of boys playing football. P.o. in ink on fpd. Color frontis by Howard L. Hastings is a duplicate of front cover illus. Clean and tight, with just a whisper of age to edges. An early juvenile fiction book on football. Very Good.