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BUFFALO BILL, (Cody, Buffalo Bill).  Garst, Shannon
1 (Cody, Buffalo Bill). Garst, Shannon BUFFALO BILL
(New York): Pocket Book, Jr., (1950). First edition thus. #J-48; no cover price. Very mild reader's crease, another tiny crease to lower front corner, a hint of rubbing to spine, else a bright, fine, copy in illustrated wraps. 
Attractive Pocket Book Jr. issue of Garst's lively bio of the Wild West showman, illustrated by Louis Glanzman. Different paper stocks apparently used for the text, as one section will be bright white, and the next uniformly age-toned. A snazzy copy! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 (Jefferson, Thomas). Wibberley, Leonard YOUNG MAN FROM THE PIEDMONT: The Youth of Thomas Jefferson
New York: Ariel Books/Farrar, Straus and Company, (1963). 0374387125 / 9780374387129 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny nick to front cover, some general dust-soiling, else a near fine copy in pale cloth; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket that shows some minor edgewear, a dot or two of soiling, upper rear flap corner-clipped, and one internal tape repair. 
Juvenile biography of the young Jefferson begins with his birth in 1743 and closes in 1776 when Mr. Jefferson dips his pen into his inkwell and begins to write,"When in the course of human events...." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Harlow, Rex SUCCESSFUL OKLAHOMANS: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches
Oklahoma City: Harlow Publishing Company, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Minor soiling to the front cover, mild damp-stain and tiny tears to fore-edge at title page, else very good plus in ribbed blue cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 239 pages; 25 portrait photographs. 
Twenty-five biographical sketches from Harlow's Weekly newspaper have been gathered here in story form to inspire young Oklahomans to walk in the footsteps of exemplary men from the past. Includes architects, geologists, Senators Pine and Thomas, etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Large, Laura Antoinette LITTLE STORIES OF FAMOUS EXPLORERS
New York: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc. (1935). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint mustiness, else a bright, fine copy in red cloth lettered in black; in a mildly age-toned, very lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. 
Collection aimed at the juvenile reader of non-fiction accounts of great explorers, including Columbus, Peary, Amundsen, Roosevelt, Grenfell, Livingstone, and many others. Illustrated. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Stevenson, Augusta SQUANTO: Young Indian Hunter
Indianapolis/New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Hint of darkening to the page edges, else a fine copy in orange binding lettered and decorated in brown; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that is nearly fine, with some nicking to spine ends and rubbing to the spine panel. 
Juvenile biography of the Pokanoket Indian who is remembered as a friend and mentor to the Pilgrims during their early travails in the New World. Illustrated by Nathan Goldstein. In the Childhood of Famous Americans series. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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6 Wibberley, Leonard GUARNERI: Story of a Genius
New York: Farrar Strauss Giroux, (1974). 0374328226 / 9780374328221 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, bright copy, in gilt-lettered green cloth; in a very mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. Jacket design by Richard Cuffari. Lovely example of a quite scarce issue. 
Juvenile novel of young orphan Thomas Soli, living in a monastery in 18th century Cremona, whose gift for singing leads him to be apprenticed to master violinmaker, Guarneri del Gesu, a musical genius beset by poverty, loneliness and despair. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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