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From: Lurlee in MO (
Subject:         Childhood of Famous Americans
Date: November 18, 2012 at 8:52 am PST

Childhood of Famous Americans (reading for age 8 to 12) - Older Bobbs Merrill Hardcovers (different styles), Two Bobbs Merrill Softcovers, One Aladdin Hardcover, Nine Aladdin Softbacks

Childhood of Famous Americans - Older Bobbs Merrill Hardcovers (different styles)

Unless stated - xlib or xsch books in Good condition (shelf & edge wear) with unmaked flat pages with no markings or tears, may have slight foxing

Hardcover Prices without shipping (shipping will be added and lower postage for multiples of 3)
VG - Very Good $5
G – Good $3.50
F – Fair $2.50

Non-smoking home. Will take paypal, money order or Good check

Thank you for looking.
~ Lurlee in MO

Blue - burgandy letters, yellow outlined cloud surrounding person's name, small yellow eagle on right bottom corner
All Fair xlib, cover/edge wear mostly at corners, tight spines, flat pages, some foxing

Susan Anthony, crayon markings inside cover
Davy Crockett, cover spine torn off
Robert Fulton
Lou Gehrig, outside spine top 2” tear, tiny bottom corner clipped on title pg
John Paul Jones
Samuel Morse
William Penn
Eli Whitney
Paul Revere, spine 1” tears top & bottom
Babe Ruth, brown book tape to edges, spine tears, front & back 1st pg torn out, 1/3 pgs foxing
Dan Webster
Wilber & Orville Wright
Various colored background with black silhouette picture on the front
All xlib in G or F condition
William Bradford, F, worn cover edges, 5 pgs markings, 2x2 torn out pg 97, foxing
James Fenimore Cooper, G, writing on top pg edges
Walter Reed, G
Booker T Washington, F, discoloring inside front/back covers, few markings on pages, page edge tears
George Washington, F, worn cover, taped spine, torn inside cover, foxing, 1 pg corner tear, ink marks inside back cover
Orange - black lettering with no picture. One has dust jacket
Most xlib in Good condition, tight spines, no tears, maybe slight foxing, see individual conditions
Young Audubon, Boy Naturalist
Aleck Bell, Ingenious Boy – Fair, not xlib, worn spine bottom 2”, school name inside
Luther Burbank, Boy wizard
Henry Clay, Mill Boy of the Slashes, #28 Dust Jacket therefore priced as Good, few pages foxing
Stephen Foster, Boy Minstrel
Lou Gehring, Boy to the Sand Lots
Alec Hamilton, The Little Lion
William Henry Harrison, Young Tippcanoe
Sam Houston, Boy Chieftain
Tom Jefferson, A Boy in Colonial Days – Fair, scribble on cover, loose binding
William Penn, Friendly Boy
Olive Hazard Perry, Boy of the Sea
Pocahontas, Brave Girl – Fair, black tape on binding
Pocahontas, Brave Girl – VG, mark on cover
Paul Revere, Boy of Old Boston
Will Rogers, Young Cowboy
Miles Standish, Adventurous Boy
Booker T Washington, Ambitious Boy
George Washington, Boy Leader
Anthony Wayne, Daring Boy
Woodrow Wilson, Boy President

Orange - small black eagle on spine bottom and on cover right corner. Cover has orange letters name of person on black rectangle, small black picture left bottom corner
All xlib, F except one, some worn edges, tight bindings, flat pages, may be some foxing

George Custer, Boy of Action – F, green tape on spine
Joseph Pulitzer, Boy Journalist - F, front cover stains & slight bowing due to slight water damage
Myles Standish, Adventurous Boy - F
Peter Stuyvesant, Boy With Wooden Shoes - F, 2” spine tear
John Peter Zenger, Young Defender of Free Press – G, front cover scratch, last pg lib pocket torn off

Dust Jacket Orange Books (as above) - small black eagle on right corner, colored pictures, black letters on white rectangle
All xlib in F to G condition but Good priced because all have DJ
Jane Addams, Little Lame Girl – DJ edgewear, book in VG condition
Susan Anthony, Girl Who Dared – DJ & book edgewear, yellowed pages
Lotta Crabtree, Gold Rush Girl - DJ & book edgewear

Orange Books (except one noted), black lettering in white rectangle, primarily black picture on cover
All xlib, Good condition with no tears or writing, some have yellow background DJ

Walter Chrysler, Boy Machinist
Henry Clay, Young Kentucky Orator – VG priced with DJ
Kunte Rockne, Young Athlete - VG priced with DJ
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Connecticut Girl - orange background with black/white/orange/teal
Kate Douglas Wiggin, The Little Schoolteacher - blue background with black/brown/white/blue
F. W. Woolworth, Five and Ten Boy

Blue or Mustard Yellow Cover - small black eagle on spine top and on cover right corner. Front with black lettering on white rectangle, pictures are black/white/blue/mustard yellow

Luther Burbank, Boy Wizard
George Custer, Boy of Action
Glenn L Martin, Boy Conqueror of the Air
Cyrus McCormick Farmer Boy (writing on top page edges)
Harry S. Truman Missouri Farm Boy

Misc Other xlib with no DJ

~ George Gershwin Young Composer
Orange book, cover has black lettering in white rectangle, black/white/orange picture
~ Israel Putnam Fearless Boy (writing on top page edges)
Red book, cover has black lettering in tan rectangle, black/white/green/ red picture
~ Nathanael Greene Independent Boy
Orange book, cover has black lettering in tan rectangle, black/tan/orange picture, spine has black lettering & picture on tan rectangle
~ Teddy Roosevelt All Round Boy
Orange book, cover has black lettering in tan rectangle, black/tan/orange/blue picture, spine has black lettering & picture on tan rectangle

Two Bobbs Merrill Softbacks, not xlib, almost like new, slight shelf/edge wear, $4 each

~ Benjamin Franklin Young Printer
~ George Washington

One Aladdin Hardcover, xlib, Fair condition, $3

~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy America’s Youngest President
worn cover especially at corners & back, 3” spine tear, spine break from cover in back

Nine Aladdin Softbacks, only one xlib, VG condition but one, $2.50

Susan B. Anthony, Companion of Women’s Rights
Harry Houdini, Young Magician
Molly Pitcher, Young Patriot
Harry S. Truman, Missouri Farm Boy
Mark Twain, Young Writer – cover creases, edgewear, lib pocket in back
Wilbur & Orville Wright – good, cover creases, edgewear, ˝” tear bottom spine, inside inscription
Slightly “newer” covers?
Roberto Clement, Young Ball Player
Betsy Ross, Designer of Our Flag – xlib
Walt Disney, Young Movie Maker – cover tear, edge wear

Childhood of World Figures, vg $2.50
Pope John Paul II, Young Man of the Church, 2005

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