Stratemeyer Syndicate Boys' & Girls' Series + Horatio Alger:

ITEM 33 - Dana Girls - The Secret at the Gatehouse
MINIMUM BID: $45.00

#9 The Dana Girls Mystery Stories: The Secret at the Gatehouse DJ 1940, later printing.

Dust jacket has lots of wear to edges/tears, large crease on spine, checks on the front flap and back of dj by titles, writing on the back of the dj. Back flap has an old S. Klein 75 cent sticker. Front flap lists to Sierra Gold, back flap has 21 Cherry Ames, back of dj has 38 Nancy Drew to Fire Dragon.

Book has edge/spine/corner wear. Crackline at endpapers forming. Name inside and penciled price. Cocked.


ITEM 34 - Dana Girls - The Mystery of the Bamboo Bird
MINIMUM BID: $45.00

#22 The Dana Girls Mystery Stories: The Mystery of the Bamboo Bird DJ 1960 (from Harriet Adams’ office), later printing.

Dust jacket has wear/tear to edges, some tears, chip on the front edge where the front flap meets it. Front flap is synopsis, back flap is 23 Dana Girls, back of dj is 38 Nancy Drew books.

Book is cocked, has edge/spine/corner wear. Crackline forming at eps, soil to closed page edges and inside. Price inside.


ITEM 35 - Dana Girls - Mystery of the Wax Queen
MINIMUM BID: $65.00

#4 The Dana Girls Mystery Stories: Mystery of the Wax Queen, cover discoloration, 1966, 1972.

Cover has soil, price sticker residue on front. Cocked. Penciled price inside. Corner bumping/edge wear. Soil or aging to inside endpapers. Signed editor's copy.


ITEM 36 - Dana Girls - The Phantom Surfer
SOLD ON SAT APRIL 22ND, FINAL BID PRICE: $65.00

6) The Dana Girls Mystery Stories: The Phantom Surfer, cover discoloration, 1968, 1972.

Penciled price inside. Soil or aging to inside endpapers. Marks to back of vertical closed page edges. Boards have soil. Signed editor's copy.


ITEM 37 - Dana Girls - Mystery of the Bamboo Bird
MINIMUM BID: $65.00

#9 The Dana Girls Mystery Stories: Mystery of the Bamboo Bird, some discoloration of cover, 1960, 1973.

Penciled price inside. Wear and cover soil, corner bumping, edge wear. Aging/soil to endpapers. Signed author's copy.


ITEM 38 - Hardy Boys - Mystery of the Flying Express
SOLD ON SAT APRIL 22ND, FINAL BID PRICE: $326.00

THE HARDY BOYS: MYSTERY OF THE FLYING EXPRESS, 1970, cover discoloration, signed.

Very good condition. Wear to bottom/top spine ends, tight binding as if unread or read little. Inscription by Stratemeyer Syndicate partner Andrew Svenson signing as "Franklin W. Dixon." Lists to Bombay Boomerang & the Detective Handbook on back cover. Inside back has a Chris Cool ad.

Appears to be first picture cover printing - check your Hardy & Hardy Investigations to verify.


ITEM 39 - Tom Swift Jr. - His Rocket Ship
MINIMUM BID: $45.00

Tom Swift Jr. by Victor Appleton II, Grosset & Dunlap, orange hardcover, unsigned, tanning - TOM SWIFT and His Rocket Ship, 1954.

Lists inside front to Megascope Space Prober and on back to Captive Planetoid. Has some cover soil/wear and spine wear. 60 cent price on the cover - sticker.


ITEM 61 - Bomba The Jungle Boy at the Giant Cataract
MINIMUM BID: $50.00

BOMBA THE JUNGLE BOY at the GIANT CATARACT, 1926.

DJ lists to Among the Pygmies on the flap and inside back. Author's copy. Missing the front right endpaper. Has glossy frontispiece. Small dent in the paper inside through page 1.


ITEM 62 - Ted Scott - Over the Ocean to Paris
MINIMUM BID: $30.00

TED SCOTT FLYING STORIES by Franklin W. Dixon, Grosset & Dunlap, red clothbound stained. 1927, later printing.

Book has library markings, Central School Library in Great Meadows, NJ. Acquired. Tear/crack to the glossy frontispiece. Inside back lists to Over the Jungle Trails. Page 117 has dog ear. Cover has some soil/moisture type marks.


ITEM 63 - Rover Boys - On the River
SOLD ON SAT APRIL 22ND, FINAL BID PRICE: $35.00

THE ROVER BOYS SERIES by Arthur M. Winfield, Grosset & Dunlap, tan clothbound, 1905 copyright, printing circa 1908 or later, unsigned, tanning, reprint. Harriet Adams’ office.

Pencil price on the front ep. Page 59 has dog ear. Internal page 58-59 is starting to come loose at the bottom. Name at the bottom of the cover.


ITEM 64 - The Rover Boys - On the Ocean
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

. The Rover Boys on the Ocean DJ.

Soil/tape residue to DJ - has repair of some type with thick paper. Acquired. Lots of soil, cracking at front of book, loosening at pages 194-195. Flap is a synopsis. Back flap lists to Big Horn Ranch. Spine cocked.


ITEM 65 - Tom Swift & Bobbsey Twins Misprint
SOLD ON SUN APRIL 23RD, FINAL BID PRICE: $45.00

TOM SWIFT (cover only) by Victor Appleton/BOBBSEY TWINS (text only) by Laura Lee Hope, Grosset & Dunlap, tan clothbound. The Bobbsey Twins at Home.

Misprint - the cover of Tom Swift and His Airship but with the Bobbsey Twins story At Home inside. Cocked. Pencil writing on the top of the cover. Has pencil price inside. Title page is loosening. Page 220-221 is cracking. Has glossy frontis/3 glossy illustrations inside. Stamp/writing inside front right ep. Back lists to Bobbsey Twins At Home and also on the Tom Swift listing lists to Big Tunnel.


ITEM 66 - Richard Dare's Venture
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

BOUND TO SUCCEED SERIES by Edward Stratemeyer, Lee and Shepard Publishers (orig. The Merriam Company), red clothbound, reprint - RICHARD DARE’S VENTURE, 1901.

Hole on the front by the spine and back by the spine. Acquired book. Cracking eps and front coming loose inside. Back inside lists to Alaska for Gold.


ITEM 67 - True to Himself
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SHIP AND SHORE SERIES by Edward Stratemeyer, Lee and Shepard Publishers, green clothbound, reprint - TRUE TO HIMSELF, 1901 (orig. Frank A. Munsey).

Acquired. Crack at page 150-151. Cocked. No ads in back. Front lists 3 to True to Himself.


ITEM 68 - Reuben Stone's Discovery
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SHIP AND SHORE SERIES by Edward Stratemeyer, Lee and Shepard Publishers, green clothbound, reprint - REUBEN STONE’S DISCOVERY, 1900 (orig. The Merriam Company).

Acquired. Page 182-183 illustration almost loose. Page 16-17 cracking. Page 256-257 loose. Back lists to True to Himself. Lee & Shepard edition.


ITEM 69 - Sunny Boy - In the Country
MINIMUM BID: $20.00

SUNNY BOY IN THE COUNTRY, 1920. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

No DJ. Lots of soil, marks, page soil. Acquired. Inscription to John from Grandma. Cocked.


ITEM 70 - Sunny Boy - At the Seashore
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SUNNY BOY AT THE SEASHORE, DJ tattered edge, 1920. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Inscription inside from Grandma to John. DJ has tear across front - mark on book in same spot. Flap lists to At Rainbow Lake. Back of DJ has ear and pencil marks. Soil/aging to DJ.


ITEM 71 - Sunny Boy - In the Big City
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SUNNY BOY IN THE BIG CITY, DJ tattered top spine, 1920. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Flap lists to At Rainbow Lake. Soil/aging to DJ. Penciled price. Moisture on edge of book on front/top edge of front. No moisture to pages.


ITEM 72 - Sunny Boy - In School and Out
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

. SUNNY BOY IN SCHOOL AND OUT, DJ tattered top spine, 1921. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Flap lists to At Rainbow Lake. Soil/aging to DJ. Pencil marks/moisture droplet marks on DJ. Moisture marks on cover/back cover. No moisture to pages. Penciled price. Closed page edges have some spots.


ITEM 73 - Sunny Boy - And His Games
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SUNNY BOY AND HIS GAMES, DJ tattered edge), 1923. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Flap lists to At Rainbow Lake. Soil/aging to DJ. Couple pencil marks. Penciled price. Soil on pages/edges.


ITEM 74 - Sunny Boy - In the Far West
MINIMUM BID: $20.00

SUNNY BOY IN THE FAR WEST, 1924. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Penciled price inside. Book has soil


ITEM 75 - Sunny Boy - With the Circus
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SUNNY BOY WITH THE CIRCUS, DJ tattered edge, 1926. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Flap lists to At Rainbow Lake. Soil/aging to DJ. More wear at spine ends/chips and on back. Inscription to John from Grandma. Page/edge soil.


ITEM 76 - Sunny Boy - In the Snow
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SUNNY BOY IN THE SNOW, DJ tattered edge, 1928. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Flap lists to At Rainbow Lake. Soil/aging to DJ. Soil on flaps, soil spots, pencil marks - chips to top of spine of DJ. Penciled price. Closed page edge soil.


ITEM 77 - Sunny Boy - At Willow Farm
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SUNNY BOY AT WILLOW FARM, DJ some discoloration only, 1929. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Flap lists to At Rainbow Lake. Soil/aging to DJ. Red marks at edge of DJ - like print/ink marks in printing? See image. Crease/tear spot to back of DJ. Penciled price.


ITEM 78 - Sunny Boy - And His Cave
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SUNNY BOY AND HIS CAVE, DJ tattered, 1930. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Flap lists to At Rainbow Lake. Soil/aging to DJ. Penciled price inside book. Soiling to pages/edges. Large chunk of DJ spine at bottom has come loose but is present.


ITEM 79 - Sunny Boy - At Rainbow Lake
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

SUNNY BOY AT RAINBOW LAKE, DJ some discoloration only, 1931. Sunny Boy by Ramy Allison White, Grosset & Dunlap (orig. Barse & Co.), orange hardcovers, reprint. Glossy frontispiece and plain paper illustrations within the story.

Acquired. Flap lists to self - At Rainbow Lake. Soil/aging to DJ. Book has moisture marks on front edge and back edge of covers. No moisture to pages inside. Lists inside back to Bobbsey Twins at the Circus. Penciled price inside.


ITEM 80 - Make-Believe Stories - Sawdust Doll
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

THE STORY OF A SAWDUST DOLL, DJ tattered edge, 1920. THE MAKE-BELIEVE STORIES by Laura Lee Hope, Grosset & Dunlap, blue hardcover.

Acquired. 4 glossy illustrations. Lists to stuffed elephant on the DJ flap and inside back. Has glossy frontispiece/and glossy internals.


ITEM 81 - Make-Believe Stories - White Rocking Horse
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

THE STORY OF A WHITE ROCKING HORSE, DJ tattered edge & spine, 1920. THE MAKE-BELIEVE STORIES by Laura Lee Hope, Grosset & Dunlap, blue hardcover.

Acquired. Tape repair on the DJ, lots of spine wear. 4 glossy illustrations. Lists to Stuffed Elephant on the DJ flap and inside back. Has glossy frontispiece/and glossy internals.


ITEM 82 - Make-Believe Stories - Lamb on Wheels
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

THE STORY OF A LAMB ON WHEELS, DJ tattered edge & spine, 1920. THE MAKE-BELIEVE STORIES by Laura Lee Hope, Grosset & Dunlap, blue hardcover.

Acquired. Lists to Stuffed Elephant on the DJ flap. Has glossy frontispiece/and glossy internals.


ITEM 83 - Make-Believe Stories - Calico Clown
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

THE STORY OF A CALICO CLOWN, DJ tattered edge & spine, 1920. THE MAKE-BELIEVE STORIES by Laura Lee Hope, Grosset & Dunlap, blue hardcover.

Acquired. Pencil marks on the DJ. Bottom closed page edges have pencil marks. Lists to Stuffed Elephant on the DJ flap. Has glossy frontispiece/and glossy internals.


ITEM 84 - Make-Believe Stories - Calico Clown (no DJ)
MINIMUM BID: $20.00

THE STORY OF A CALICO CLOWN, 1920. THE MAKE-BELIEVE STORIES by Laura Lee Hope, Grosset & Dunlap, blue hardcover.

No DJ. Pencil marks on page 82. Has glossy frontispiece/and glossy internals.


ITEM 85 - Horatio Alger Jr. - Ragged Dick
SOLD ON SAT APRIL 22ND, FINAL BID PRICE: $40.00

RAGGED DICK SERIES by Horatio Alger, Jr., Henry T. Coates & Co. (orig. A.K. Loring, 1868), green hardcover. Reprint.

RAGGED DICK, 1895. No DJ. Has a "My Soldier" stamp inside on the front endpaper - a save/buy war stamps stamp advert - an impression/some residue from this stamp is mirrored on the right front endpaper. Has a glossy frontispiece and a bound-in tissue paper over the title page. There are illustrations inside the book. Boards all have some soil/aging spots. Book was part of Nancy Axelrad's personal library in New Jersey. She and Harriet Stratemeyer Adams were awarded lifetime memberships in the Horatio Alger Society.

Throughout the book, there's a slight pull in the binding in spots but no major separation. Cocked.


ITEM 86 - Horatio Alger Jr. - Fame and Fortune
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

RAGGED DICK SERIES by Horatio Alger, Jr., Henry T. Coates & Co. (orig. A.K. Loring, 1868), green hardcover. Reprint.

FAME AND FORTUNE, 1896. No DJ. Has a "My Soldier" stamp inside on the front endpaper - a save/buy war stamps stamp advert - an impression/some residue from this stamp is mirrored on the right front endpaper. Has a glossy frontispiece and a bound-in tissue paper over the title page. There are illustrations inside the book. Boards all have some soil/aging spots. Book was part of Nancy Axelrad's personal library in New Jersey. She and Harriet Stratemeyer Adams were awarded lifetime memberships in the Horatio Alger Society.

Throughout the book, there's a slight pull in the binding in spots but no major separation. Cocked. Soil inside.


ITEM 87 - Horatio Alger Jr. - Mark the Match Boy
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

RAGGED DICK SERIES by Horatio Alger, Jr., Henry T. Coates & Co. (orig. A.K. Loring, 1868), green hardcover. Reprint.

MARK THE MATCH BOY, 1897. No DJ. Has a "My Soldier" stamp inside on the front endpaper - a save/buy war stamps stamp advert - an impression/some residue from this stamp is mirrored on the right front endpaper. Has a glossy frontispiece and a bound-in tissue paper over the title page. There are illustrations inside the book. Boards all have some soil/aging spots. Book was part of Nancy Axelrad's personal library in New Jersey. She and Harriet Stratemeyer Adams were awarded lifetime memberships in the Horatio Alger Society.

Top page edges near back--few pages have nicks in one spot. Soil. Cocked. Eps cracking a front.


ITEM 88 - Horatio Alger Jr. - Rough and Ready
SOLD ON SAT APRIL 22ND, FINAL BID PRICE: $40.00

RAGGED DICK SERIES by Horatio Alger, Jr., Henry T. Coates & Co. (orig. A.K. Loring, 1868), green hardcover. Reprint.

ROUGH AND READY, 1897. No DJ. Has a "My Soldier" stamp inside on the front endpaper - a save/buy war stamps stamp advert - an impression/some residue from this stamp is mirrored on the right front endpaper. Has a glossy frontispiece and a bound-in tissue paper over the title page. There are illustrations inside the book. Boards all have some soil/aging spots. Book was part of Nancy Axelrad's personal library in New Jersey. She and Harriet Stratemeyer Adams were awarded lifetime memberships in the Horatio Alger Society.

Throughout the book, there's a slight pull in the binding in spots but no major separation. Cocked.


ITEM 89 - Horatio Alger Jr. - Ben the Luggage Boy
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

RAGGED DICK SERIES by Horatio Alger, Jr., Henry T. Coates & Co. (orig. A.K. Loring, 1868), green hardcover. Reprint.

BEN THE LUGGAGE BOY, 1898. No DJ. Has a "My Soldier" stamp inside on the front endpaper - a save/buy war stamps stamp advert - an impression/some residue from this stamp is mirrored on the right front endpaper. Has a glossy frontispiece and a bound-in tissue paper over the title page. There are illustrations inside the book. Boards all have some soil/aging spots. Book was part of Nancy Axelrad's personal library in New Jersey. She and Harriet Stratemeyer Adams were awarded lifetime memberships in the Horatio Alger Society.

Throughout the book, there's a slight pull in the binding in spots but no major separation. Cocked. Mark up/down on the right edge of the cover. Small white spot on back cover.


ITEM 90 - Horatio Alger Jr. - Rufus and Rose
MINIMUM BID: $35.00

RAGGED DICK SERIES by Horatio Alger, Jr., Henry T. Coates & Co. (orig. A.K. Loring, 1868), green hardcover. Reprint.

RUFUS AND ROSE, 1898. No DJ. Has a "My Soldier" stamp inside on the front endpaper - a save/buy war stamps stamp advert - an impression/some residue from this stamp is mirrored on the right front endpaper. Has a glossy frontispiece and a bound-in tissue paper over the title page. There are illustrations inside the book. Boards all have some soil/aging spots. Book was part of Nancy Axelrad's personal library in New Jersey. She and Harriet Stratemeyer Adams were awarded lifetime memberships in the Horatio Alger Society.

Throughout the book, there's a slight pull in the binding in spots but no major separation. Cocked. Cover spots more pronounced on this volume.

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