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Edition: 13th impression since 1928
Publisher: Blue Ribbon Books, Cornwall, New York
Date published: 1931
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Binding tight. Moderate edgewear. Foxing. from the small, discontinued Croydon (NH) Public Library, in script, no pocket or other markings. 4 p.l., vii-xiv, , 359 p. 21 cm. Blue-toned photo frontispiece and other plates. Color cover portrait. Foreword by Paul A Siple, "The Boy Scout Who Accompanied Admiral Byrd on His Recent Expedition to Little America". Foreword by William A Moffett, Rear Admiral, US Navy, Chief of Bureau of Aeronautics. ... Read More
Publisher: Saalfield Publishing
Date published: 1916
Description: Furman, E.A. Fair. No dust jacket. Front endpaper loosening; frontispiece loose. Some air bubbles under paper over boards. Clean. 241 p. Includes illustrations. Frontispiece: Grayscale artwork. Low quality materials used. Illustrated paper over boards (red, blue, black). Green illustrated endpapers. 11 publisher ad pages. World War I propaganda youth novel: a US Boy Scout goes to Britain on a visit, returning with the realization that thay share a common enemy, Germany. Read More
Edition: Copyright 1954
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Boy Scouts of America / Brown & Bigelow., New Brunswick NJ / St. Paul MN.
Date published: 1958
Description: Rockwell, Norman (Cover painting by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Unmarked inside. Backward spine tilt. Qtr-inch lower back spine tear at fold line. 162 p. Includes illustrations. Illustrated card stock covers: Boy Scout teaching 2 Cub Scouts. 4.5x7in. B&W photos, drawings, pen&ink drawings, diagrams. Boy Scouts of America: Cub Scout Den handbook includes program planning, meeting formats, advancement requirements into next levels of scouting, ideals, symbolism, outdoor camping skills, ... Read More
Publisher: The Boy Scouts of America / D Appleton and Company, New York / London
Date published: 1928
Description: 14 illustrators listed. Good. No dust jacket. Spine end damage w/ tears at foot. Moderate corner bumps. Frontispiece missing. Light water stain at center inside spine, 6 in high x 1 in, tapering out at p.81. 240 p. Includes illustrations. Green cloth covered boards, black titles and diamond-shaped cover design: canoist, evergreen, peaceful. Spine: gold titles. 8x10 in. Gold stamped titles. BSA Insignia w/ titles on spine. Grayscale plates (tinted) and B&W illustrations. Stories, poetry, skill ... Read More
Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Company, Akron, Ohio
Date published: 1937
Description: Graef, Robert A. (Illustrated by). Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Old uninhabited bug hole at top, a lot smaller than a hockey puck; yellowing to pages; Bright, tight, minor bumping. Grayscale drawings inside. 4.5x5in. Color pictorial cover, 2 ice hockey players, repeated on back; Unpaginated, 1 inch thick, perfect-bound; A little larger than the popular Big Little Books of its era, this has better artwork by far. Editor of the series was Franklin K Mathiews, Chief Scout Librarian of the ... Read More