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The Junior Classics Vol. 8 -- Stories from History

By: Williams, Mabel and Daphin, Marcia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son: 1959

Edition: 62nd Printing

Seller ID: 005247

Condition: Very Good -


379 pp. Brown cloth with drawing of Joan of Arc on front cover. Slight edge wear on spine top and bottom. Small whitish dot on rear cover, slight dented mark on top edge of front cover. No markings. A collection of short stories for children, based on historical themes from various centuries, ancient to World War 2. Examples: "Joan the Maid" by Andrew Long; "Abe Lincoln's Books" by Carl Sandburg; and "The Devil and Daniel Webster" by Stephen Vince... View more info

The Junior Classics Volume -- Poetry, Reading Guide, Indexes

By: Williams, Mabel and Daphin, Marcia, Illustrated by James Daugherty, L. Leslie Brooke, et. Al.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, NY: P.F. Collier & Son, 1959: 1959

Edition: 62nd Printing

Seller ID: 004139

Condition: Very Good


Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 62nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 390 pp. Very handsome copy, small foxed spot on fore-edge, else very clean, no markings. Slight edgewear at top and foot of spine. A couple of darkish spots on rear cover. A collection of nursery rhymes and poems suitable for older children. Final volume in the Junior Classics series. Front cover titled "The Young Folks' Shelf of Books." Gilt titling intact and still bright. Many illu... View more info

Into the Valley

By: Williams, Michael

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Philomel Books: 1993

Edition: 1st American Edition

Seller ID: 002368

ISBN: 0399225161

Condition: Very Good +


194 pp. Two small smudges on dust jacket flap and front free end paper, otherwise clean, no markings. Tight. A fictional tale based on a true incident that occurred in South Africa in 1989. A 17-year-old disaffected white youth in South Africa hikes off into the countryside wanting to meet the African rebel leader known as General Biko. The book won the 1990 Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature. View more info