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Mark Mason: His Trials and Triumphs

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1910

Seller ID: 2198580


Hinges weak, minor loss from front joint, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. 8vo. Mark Mason, the telegraph boy, was a sturdy, honest lad, who pluckily won his way to success by his honest manly efforts under many difficulties. Mark Mason's Victory, The Trials and Triumphs of a Telegraph Boy is part of a series of rags to riches stories of boys working hard and achieving the American dream of wealth... View more info

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Mark Mason's Victory: The Trials and Triumphs of a Telegraph Boy

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264553


First edition (Bennett 114). Spine lightly rubbed with minimal loss of gilt, bottom corner lightly bumped, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [vi], 308, 14 pp. 8vo. Original olive cloth, gilt spine titles, red, black, and yellow decorations, floral endpapers. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Mark Mason, the telegraph boy... View more info

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Slow and Sure; or, From the Street to the Shop (Tattered Tom Series)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Loring, Publisher: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264557


First edition (Bennett 162). Split along rear joint with associated 1 inch closed tear across spine and 1/2 inch chip from spine head, spine and edges faded, three pages loose but included, ink gift note and owner bookplate on front endpaper. With a bit of restoration work this could be quite a nice copy. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 280, [2] pp. 8vo. Original violet cloth, gilt spine titles, blind-stamped borders and decorations ... View more info

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Helping Himself; or, Grant Thornton's Ambition.

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264559


First edition (Bennett 79). Hinges reinforced with tape by previous owner, minor loss from spine head and foot, corners exposed, one page loose but included. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 320, [2] pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black titles and decorations, brown endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, three engravings in text. One of many young adult 'rags to riches' stories written by the popular author during the late 19th and early 20th cen... View more info

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Ben Bruce; or, Only a Bowery Newsboy (Alger Series No. 79)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264560


1919 printing (Bennett p. 187). Two 1 inch tears to spine based, front corners lightly creased, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American autho... View more info

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Tom Temple's Career; or, A Struggle for Fame and Fortune (Alger Series No. 78)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264561


1919 printing (Bennett p. 188). Minor loss from spine base. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose principal output was formulaic juvenile n... View more info

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Paul Prescott's Charge; or, On Fortune's Wheel (Alger Series No. 73)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1918

Seller ID: 2264562


1918 printing (Bennett p. 188). Two 1/4 inch chips from top edge, tears along spine, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose pri... View more info

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Andy Grant's Pluck (Alger Series No. 48)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 2264563


1917 printing (Bennett p. 187). Front corners creased, minor loss from spine head and foot, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 248, [6] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American auth... View more info

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Facing the World; or, The Haps and Mishaps of Harry Vane (Alger Series No. 49)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 2264564


1917 printing (Bennett p. 187). Lacks rear wrapper, spine reinforced with tape, edges rubbed, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 247, [7] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American au... View more info

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The Young Explorer; or, Claiming His Fortune (Alger Series No. 58)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1918

Seller ID: 2264565


1918 printing (Bennett p. 189). Minor loss from spine base, corners lightly creased, pages lightly toned. We have more books available by this author!. 258 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author w... View more info

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Strive and Succeed; or, The Progress of Walter Conrad (Alger Series No. 51)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 2264566


1917 printing (Bennett p. 188). Small surface tear on front wrapper, edges rubbed with minor loss from spine base, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 294 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-cen... View more info

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Sam's Chance and How He Improved It (Alger Series No. 41)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1917

Seller ID: 2264567


1917 printing (Bennett p. 188). Small chips from corners of rear wrapper, small surface tear and a couple spots on front wrapper. We have more books available by this author!. 246, [8] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 1... View more info

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Bob Burton, The Young Ranchman of Missouri (Alger Series No. 24)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1916

Seller ID: 2264568


1916 printing (Bennett p. 187). 1 inch chip from rear wrapper corner, wrappers rubbed, internal tear to center of front wrapper, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 246 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a pro... View more info

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Brave and Bold; or, The Fortunes of Robert Rushton (Alger Series No. 22)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1916

Seller ID: 2264569


1916 printing (Bennett p. 187). Wrappers rubbed, paper splitting along spine, pages toned, light stain to fore-edge of front wrapper. We have more books available by this author!. 291, [1] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolif... View more info

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From Farm Boy to Senator, Being the History of the Boyhood and Manhood of Daniel Webster (Alger Series No. 15)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1916

Seller ID: 2264570


1916 printing (Bennett p. 187). Edges rubbed, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 285, [3] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose principal output was formulaic juveni... View more info

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Lost at Sea; or, Robert Roscoe's Strange Cruise (Alger Series No. 87)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264571


1919 printing (Bennett p. 188). Clear tape across spine base, two light creases to corners, two light spots on rear wrapper, top edge lightly foxed. We have more books available by this author!. 250, [2] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 189... View more info

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Jerry, the Backwoods Boy; or, The Parkhurst Treasure (Alger Series No. 95)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264572


1919 printing (Bennett p. 188). Wrappers rubbed with a couple light creases, 1 inch chip from spine base. We have more books available by this author!. 248, [2] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American aut... View more info

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Falling in with Fortune; or, The Experiences of a Young Secretary (Alger Series No. 92)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264573


1919 printing (Bennett p. 187). Spine repaired with tape, rear wrapper lightly stained, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. 282, [6] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author w... View more info

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Joe, the Hotel Boy; or Winning Out by Pluck (Alger Series No. 90)

By: Alger, Horatio, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Street & Smith Corporation Publishers: 1919

Seller ID: 2264574


1919 printing (Bennett p. 188). Edges lightly rubbed with minor loss from spine base. We have more books available by this author!. 254 pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from 1900 to 1926. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose principal outpu... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Sky Train or Overland Through the Clouds (Tom Swift Book 34)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co.: 1931

Seller ID: 1707500


No jacket. Front hinge weak, pages toned. 1931 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 218 pp. Book 34 in the classic Tom Swift series, a science fiction adventure series which first saw publication in 1910, and included 40 books by 1941. The series spawned several follow-up series, the last of which is still unfinished. View more info

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Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders; or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold (Tom Swift Series Book 20)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Seller ID: 2265403


Copyright page lists series through book 20. Chip from spine head, boards rubbed, front hinge weakening. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 218 pp, [2] publisher ad. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five different series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book-packaging firm, and have been written by a number of different g... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Great Search Light [Searchlight], or, On the Border for Uncle Sam (Tom Swift Series Book 15)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1912

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2195380


Reprint: Last title in Tom Swift Series on copyright page: Tom Swift and His Great Searchlight (15 titles). In list following text: Tom Swift and His Airline Express (29 titles). Corners rubbed, title page loosening, ink name on front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 214 pp., [6] publisher catalog. 8vo. Book 15 in the classic boy's adventure series, in which Tom Swift perfects his noiseless airship, and uses it to combat Canadi... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Subocean Geotron (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures 27)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195716


First edition - back cover lists through Subocean Geotron (#27). Spine faded, boards lightly rubbed, small sticker on front corner, a few light spots to top page ridge, ink name on front endpaper. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 178 pp. 8vo. Pictorial cloth. Illustrated by Graham Kaye. Tom Swift Jr. is the central character in a series of 33 adventure novels for male adolescents, following in the tradition of the earlier Tom Swift (Senior) ... View more info

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Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers, or, The Secret of Phantom Mountain (Tom Swift Series Book 7)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2197169


Reprint. List of Tom Swift books on copyright page up through 'His Electric Rifle'; lists following text and on front jacket flap up through 'His Great Searchlight'. Very good in good jacket. Pencil name on front endpaper. Jacket lightly soiled with minor loss from top edge and corners. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five different series of juvenile scie... View more info

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Tom Swift and his Airship (The Tom Swift Series Book 3)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201885


Early reprint - list on copyright page ends with 'His Electric Runabout', no Tom Swift list following text. Boards lightly stained, front hinge starting, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., 3-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. The third book in the classic Tom Swift series. Tom Swift's ingenuity prompts him to build an airship. When Tom tests the ship with a trial run, something goes wrong and the... View more info

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Tom Swift Among the Diamond Makers, or, The Secret of Phantom Mountain (Tom Swift Series Book 7)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201888


Reprint - copyright page lists through His Electric Rifle, ads following text list through His House on Wheels. Back corner creased, front hinge loosening, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five different series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder ... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle or Fun and Adventures on the Road (The Tom Swift Series Book 1)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201892


Early reprint - list on copyright page ends with 'His Electric Runabout', as does ad following text. Boards lightly soiled, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 206 pp., 14-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Tom Swift is a fictional young inventor in five series of juvenile science fiction and adventure novels. The character was created by Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, a book-... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Motor Boat; or The Rivals of Lake Carlopa (Tom Swift 2)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201893


Reprint - copyright page lists through His Electric Runabout, ad following text lists through His Great Searchlight. Boards lightly stained, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 212 pp. 8vo. Tom Swift and his Motor-Boat picks up directly following events from the previous book with the titular Motor-Boat getting damaged by criminals intent on steeling an invention of Tom Swift's father. The owner of the b... View more info

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Tom Swift and His Sky Racer

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 2204866


Early reprint. Copyright page lists #1-#8. Boards rubbed, ink mark on front board, front hinge weak. 1911 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An airplane race turns into something mysterious, but can Tom Swift figure out what's going on before it's too late? View more info

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Tom Swift and His Undersea Search, or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic (Tom Swift Series Book 23)

By: Appleton, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207406


First edition (Mattson & Davis pp. 411-415). Copyright page lists through Undersea Search, ad following text lists through His Big Tunnel. Boards soiled, hinges weak. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 216 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. Book 23 in the original Tom Swift series, each of which was based around a particular technological gadget. View more info