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A Ghost Named Fred: An I CAN READ Mystery Book: An I CAN READ Book Mystery Series

By: Benchley, Nathaniel

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013733


013733: LCCN 68-24322. Boards and pages are clean (except for light water stain at top edge of second and third pages), unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "A small boy finds shelter from the rain in an old house and meets a ghost na... View more info

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The Case Of The Scaredy Cats: An I CAN READ Mystery Book: An I CAN READ Book Mystery Series

By: Bonsall, Crosby

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1971

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013731


013731: LCCN 75-159039, SBN 06-020565-2. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "When little ‘scaredy cat’ Annie disappears, it’s another baffling case for detectives Wizard, Tubby, Skinny, and Snitch. ... View more info

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The Case Of The Hungry Stranger: An I CAN READ Mystery Book: An I CAN READ Book Mystery Series

By: Bonsall, Crosby

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1963

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013737


013737: LCCN 63-17947. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Who ate Mrs. Meech's blueberry pie? Mrs. Meech calls on private eyes Wizard, Skinny, Tubby, and Snitch to help her find out!": Color Illust... View more info

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Trixie Belden and The Red Trailer Mystery (Trixie Belden #2): Trixie Belden Series

By: Campbell, Julie

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Golden Press - Western Publishing: 1977

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011910


011910: Book #02 of this popular Series. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light creasing at cover corners and on spine). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Beatrix "Trixie" Belden is a young teen girl who lives near the fictional town of Sleepyside-on-Hudson, in the Hudson Valley area of New York. She lives at Crabapple Farm with her parents and three brothers, Brian, Mart, and Bobby. Throughout the series, Trixi... View more info

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Trixie Belden and The Gatehouse Mystery (Trixie Belden #3): Trixie Belden Series

By: Campbell, Julie

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Golden Press - Western Publishing: 1977

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011911


011911: Book #03 of this popular Series. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked (except for a small worn spot on front cover), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light creasing at cover corners and on spine). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Beatrix "Trixie" Belden is a young teen girl who lives near the fictional town of Sleepyside-on-Hudson, in the Hudson Valley area of New York. She lives at Crabapple Farm with her parents and three brothers, Brian,... View more info

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Trixie Belden and The Mystery Off Glen Road (Trixie Belden #5): Trixie Belden Series

By: Campbell, Julie

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Golden Press - Western Publishing: 1977

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011913


011913: Book #05 of this popular Series. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light creasing at cover corners and on spine). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Beatrix "Trixie" Belden is a young teen girl who lives near the fictional town of Sleepyside-on-Hudson, in the Hudson Valley area of New York. She lives at Crabapple Farm with her parents and three brothers, Brian, Mart, and Bobby. Throughout the series, Trixi... View more info

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The Secret Of The Caves: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1964

Store ID: 012577


012577: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys hiding behind a large boulder, watching a man enter a cave on a beach. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of front blank page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "When Frank and Joe try to help their father locate Miss Todd's missing ... View more info

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The Mystery Of Cabin Island: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Store ID: 012578


012578: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys hiding behind a snow-covered tree, watching a man looking into a log cabin's window. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of front blank page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing of board corners). "With two myst... View more info

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The Secret Warning: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Store ID: 012579


012579: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys and another boy in a speedboat near a red lighted buoy. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of front blank page and back order page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing of board corners). "Strange events involve... View more info

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The Ghost At Skeleton Rock: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Store ID: 012581


012581: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys and a pilot in a small airplane, being fired upon by several men below on a beach. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing of board corners). "A cryptic message from their famous detective father and a note concealed ... View more info

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The Clue Of The Screeching Owl: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1962

Store ID: 012582


012582: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys with a flashlight looking over their shoulders at a large "owl face" in the sky. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of half title page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing of board corners). "When dogs ... View more info

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The Shattered Helmet: The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1973

Store ID: 012583


012583: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Blue Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover and illustrated endpapers. Front Cover has picture of the two Hardy boys holding a camera, surrounded by film and under a large helmet. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of half title page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing of board corners). "Danger is the name of the game when ... View more info

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The Happy Birthday Present: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Heilbroner, Joan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1962

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013734


013734: LCCN 62-12094. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light bumping of top edge of spine). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Two young brothers go into every store in town to find a birthday present for their mother.":... View more info

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Danny And The Dinosaur: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Hoff, Syd

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013732


013732: LCCN 57-7754. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "When Danny sees a dinosaur at the museum and says, “It would be nice to play with a dinosaur,” a voice answers, “And I think it would be nice... View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins On The Pony Trail

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004292


004292: No Jacket as Issued. Boards are dark green with black embossed lettering and picture. The boards' edges/corners are worn. The front flyleaf has been neatly removed. Decorated orange and white front and back endpapers. Pages are clean, unmarked, slightly browning at the edges, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5 x 7.5 in.: 213 pages View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins At Meadow Brook

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1915

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004296


004296: No Jacket as Issued. Boards are medium green cloth with black crosshatched lines, emblems and pictures on front cover. The board edges/corners are worn with heavier wear at upper corners. Has decorated black-white front and back endpapers with pictures children playing on a slide and swing. Content pages are clean, unmarked, slightly browning at the edges, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5 x 7.5 in.: 238 pages View more info

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Johnny Lion's Rubber Boots: An I CAN READ Book: An I CAN READ Book Series

By: Hurd, Edith Thacher

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013738


013738: LCCN 70-183165, SBN 06-022709-5. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (no writing found at all), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light bumping of board corners). Has beautiful full-color illustrations on almost every page. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other volumes of this popular 1950s-1970s I CAN READ Book Series available. "Until his father brings him some boots, a young lion searches for ways to entert... View more info

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The Haunted Showboat: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1957

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004925


004925: Boards are lightly faded blue cloth, with black lettering on spine and front, and embossed Silhouette of Nancy Drew, with Magnifying Glass emblem on front board. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but first few pages have a tiny notch in top edge and head/tail of spine are lightly rubbed. Decorated blue/white front and back endpapers with twenty-two small Nancy Drew illustrations. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. ... View more info

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The Winking Ruby Mystery: The Dana Girls Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1957

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005984


005984: Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but back cover has some small dark marks on it. Decorated blue/white front and back endpapers. Back cover lists Dana Girls Books, ending with #25 The Mystery Of The Stone Tiger. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. The endpapers show the girls with their flashlights, walking away from a ramshackle house. If interested, I have several other books in this series also available. : Vol.... View more info

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The Secret Of The Silver Dolphin: The Dana Girls Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1965

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005986


005986: Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's initials on inside front cover) , brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, but back cover has some small dark marks on it and corners of boards are lightly rubbed. Decorated blue/white front and back endpapers. Back cover lists Dana Girls Books, ending with #27 The Secret Of The Silver Dolphin. This story is about two girls’ search for a silver dolphin, that was mentioned in a will. Thei... View more info

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The Circle Of Footprints: The Dana Girls Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1937

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006693


006693: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Green Tweed boards (with black emblem and lettering on front and spine) and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name at top of title page), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is worn along edges, now well-repaired by archival tape. This story is the 6th in the Dana Girls Series, in which the Dana Girls face many adventures, including barely escapin... View more info

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A Three-Cornered Mystery: The Dana Girls Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $44.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007313


007313: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Blue boards (with black emblem and lettering on front and spine) and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for some light wear along edge of leading edges of boards). Dustjacket has several edge cuts and along spine edge, now well-repaired by archival tape, plus it has a whited out spot at top of front flap. If interested, I have several othe... View more info

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The Secret Of Shadow Ranch: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1965

Edition: 1965 Edition

Store ID: 010472


010472: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Yellow Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover, and illustrated endpapers, with 9505 on spine. Front Cover has picture of Nancy Drew riding a black horse with a shining white horse nearby. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Nancy, Bess, and George arrive in Phoenix, Ari... View more info

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The Secret Of Red Gate Farm: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1961

Edition: 1961 Edition

Store ID: 010473


010473: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Yellow Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover, with Yellow band at top, and illustrated endpapers, with 9506 on spine. Front Cover has picture of Nancy Drew in Pink Sweater with White Collar looking around a tree near a stone wall at some figures. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Prin... View more info

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The Sign Of The Twisted Candles: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series

By: Keene, Carolyn

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1968

Edition: 1968 Edition

Store ID: 010476


010476: No Jacket as Issued. Book has Yellow Spine and Back Cover with Black Printing, plus Multi-Colored Front Cover, and illustrated endpapers, with 9509 on spine. Front Cover has picture of Nancy Drew next to a tall white burning candle looking back at an old man with a long white beard. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light rubbing at board corners). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Another excitin... View more info