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Grit; Or the Young Boatman of Pine Point

By: Alger (Jr.), Horatio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Hurst & Co.:

Seller ID: 008770

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth with full cover pastedown. The cover got my attention, since I don't list Alger as a rule. Grit is a hard-working faithful son to his mother, who has made a bad choice in a second husband, who is about to get out of jail. 288 pp. View more info

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The Cash Boy, or Frank Fowler's Early Struggles

By: Alger, Horatio

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Brothers:

Seller ID: 009427

Condition: Very Good


blue illustrated cloth on boards. No date, but prior to 1920, when publisher moved to Springfield, MA. A fine specimen of early 20th Century children's books. Faint foxing shadow on endpapers and edges. 242 pp. View more info

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Andy Grant's Pluck

By: Alger, Horatio (Jr.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Hurst & Co.:

Seller ID: 006155

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue illustrated cloth on boards. Unusually clean and sound Alger title. "A telegram for you, Andy !...'COME HOME AT ONCE. SOMETHING HAS HAPPENED. MOTHER'" - P. 3. Andy rises to the occasion, as always, but the ending is a surprise ! Lightly cocked. Blue edges. 272 pp. View more info

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Dean Dunham or The Waterford Mystery

By: Alger, Horatio (Jr.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., H.M. Caldwell Company:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008661

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original colour-illustrated cloth on boards, showing a man in a canoe. Previous owner's name stamp. Wear to head and foot of spine. 275 pp. Dean Dunham is a solid 16-year-old who lives with his aunt and uncle. Uncle Adin manages to sell a piece of land for a thousand dollars, which he wants to use to pay off the mortgage on his home. Squire Bates, who holds the mortgage, has other ideas. Before it's over, the neighbours have a much better idea of how Squire Bates ... View more info

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Jacob Marlowe's Secret

By: Alger, Horatio (Jr.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., A.L. Burt Company:

Seller ID: 005715

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original full colour pastedown cover on boards. When elderly Jacob Marlowe comes back to Lakeville after 20 years away, things begin to change for Bert Barton and his family. Cracked front hinge glued. Previous owner's name. 262 pp. View more info

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Herbert Carter's Legacy or The Inventor's Son

By: Alger, Horatio (Jr.)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, M.A. Donohue & Co.:

Seller ID: 005975

Condition: Good


Original illustrated blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ missing corner tip. Text ends with President Lincoln's favourite poem, "Oh ! Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud ?" by William Knox. 290 pp. View more info

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From Farm to Fortune; Or, Nat Nason's Strange Experience

By: Alger, Horatio (Jr.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009364

Condition: Good to Very Good


Beige illustrated cloth on boards. Cracked front hinge required gluing. Previous owner's name. Removal scars front and back, but no library evidence. Judging from the first few chapters, a credible story. Previous owner's name. 248 pp. View more info