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Category: Children's and Juvenile Books: Juv Historical Fiction
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1. Eberle, Irmengarde; illustrated by Lee Townsend.  
Lone Star Fight.
 

Publisher: New York: Dodd Mead, 1954.
First Edition Hardback 12mo, about 7.5 inches tall, in blue cloth. 292 pages. A young adult novel of the events surrounding the Alamo and Texas independence. A clean, sound copy with a bit of extremity wear. This may have been a library binding because the author's name on the spine is a paper label, and there is a school district ownership stamp on the endpaper under the front jacket flap. However, it appears that the book was never circulated. There is a small chip adjacent to each end of the spine, a couple of tears of about an inch or so, and general light edge and extremity wear. Light soiling to the rear panel. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ Item number: 9525

Appr.: | AUD 32.26 | CAD 32.61 | EUR 22.39 | GBP 17.91 | JPY 3000 | MXN 375 | ZAR 323 |
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US$30.00
2. Knox, Rose B.  
Gray Caps.
 

Publisher: Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1932 .
First Edition Hardback octavo in gray cloth. 304 pages with four illustrations on glossy paper. A novel directed at the older child concerning a pair of twins coming of age during the Civil War. Exceedingly sympathetic to the Southern point of view. African American characters speak in dialectGray cloth covers stamped in red. Just a bit of wear to the extremities. Clean, bright and sound inside. The jacket spine is a little sunned, and there is minimal loss of material at the spine ends. Otherwise general light edge wear and a few edge tears, none as long as an inch. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Very Good DJ Item number: 9036

Appr.: | AUD 37.63 | CAD 38.04 | EUR 26.12 | GBP 20.90 | JPY 3500 | MXN 438 | ZAR 376 |
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US$35.00
3. Rossignol, James Edward Le; illustrated by Laura Miller.  
Little Stories of Quebec.
 

Publisher: Cincinnati: Jennings and Graham, 1908.
First Edition Hardback 12mo, about 7 inches tall, in green cloth stamped in gilt with pictorial decoration in black and white. Unpaginated, but clear 100+ pages with six full page portraits introducing each story, and each page with margin illustration of several different designs. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page, and additionally signed and inscribed on the front endpaper to a member of a very important Colorado family, a bookplate of that family on the front pastedown. Six delightful stories of French Canada. A lovely copy, clean and bright inside. The covers have minimal wear to edges and extremities but gilt and decoration bright and clean. Hardcover Hardcover Near fine Item number: 8665

Appr.: | AUD 69.89 | CAD 70.65 | EUR 48.51 | GBP 38.81 | JPY 6500 | MXN 812 | ZAR 699 |
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US$65.00

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