Ames, Lee. Landmark Book number 61; series for young readers age 9 to 15. Hardcover. VG-/Fair+. Tan boards; clear brown lettering. Brown and green decorations on front and spine. Sound. Stated tenth edition. 186 pgs. Decorated endpapers. Many full-pg illus. Mild soil in margins of pg 28-29. Small ink dot, lower margin of pg. 38-39. Text clean. Jacket is intact, has considerable edgewear, primarily to spine ends and corners. Mild soil to back. Written number on front fold. Inside, list of all Landmark Books. Large, striking, color illustration of Lincoln on jacket front.
Illustrated by Lee Ames. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Book is clean and tight, with former owners book plate, and a letter from Sterling North signed. Dust jacket has a couple chips around edges and some creases, edges are slightly rubbed. Dust jacket is protected.; Landmark Books; Vol. 61.
Good. Used-Good This item shows wear from consistent use but remains in readable condition. It may have marks on or in it, and may show other signs of previous use or shelf wear. Item may have minor creases or signs of wear on dust jacket. Item is packed with care, shipped promptly.
Illustrated by Lee J. Ames. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. Text is clean. Cover shows wear, bumping at spine ends. Dust jacket shows wear, chipping at spine ends and along bottom edge of front panel. Scrapes to DJ from tape removal. Tape residue on front cover at spine. Previous owner name on front free endpaper.; [Bloom, Who Should We Then Read? , pp. 184-185, 296-311] [Hotchkiss, American Historical Fiction and Biography for Children and Young People, (Presidents-Abraham Lincoln), 1283] [Ward & Marquardt, Authors of Books for Young People, 2nd ed, pg. 387] [Berquist, Designing Your Own Classical Curriculum, pg. 85 (5th grade) ]; Landmark Books; Book Club Edition; Vol. 61; B&W Illustrations; 184 pages.
Excellent in Very Good jacket. Stated FIRST PRINTING. Vintage Hardcover Cloth book with a Dust Jacket and Author Letter is in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text appears to be unread and unused. There is a nameplate on the first end page and a scuffed area above the nameplate which is about the size of a quarter. Book includes the "Dear Young Reader" author letter that was included to members of the "Young Readers of America" club. The letter is nice showing some outside edge wear. Outside cloth covers are nice with some minor back cover soiling and minor corner wear. Dust Jacket shows some soiling primarily to the back cover and some edge chipping and small edge tears. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover. Book has come from a private collection. Famous author! Landmark Books and World Landmark Books are accurate, in-depth stories for young people in the 9-15 year old range. These living histories were written by award-winning authors or by men and women who experienced the events first hand. Written during the 1950's and 1960's and illustrated either with two-color drawings or clear photographs, the books are informative, enjoyable, and well worth reading and collecting.
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