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DIRECTED LANGUAGE PRACTIVE GRADE V, Lyman R. L , Johnson Roy Ivan, Bear Mata Virginia
1 DIRECTED LANGUAGE PRACTIVE GRADE V Lyman R. L , Johnson Roy Ivan, Bear Mata Virginia
Ginn & Co Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Cloth spine. Partially used 14320 
Price: 14.05 USD
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2 MY FUN BOOK To Go with "Friends" a Primer May not be noted.
May not be noted. Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Used large 10x14"1930 workbook, Ginn and Co. String bound. A large number of childrens work papers, colorings, cutouts, etc. Loose inside 6762 
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3 MY WORK AND FUN BOOK Book One May not be noted.
May not be noted. Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; Ginn and Company, 1930. 10x14". Used 36pp, held together with original string. 6759 
Price: 18.66 USD
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4 PICTURE DICTIONARY FOR CHILDREN A FIRST GUIDE TO THE MEANINGS, SPELLINGS AND USE OF WORDS AND A FASCINATING INTRODUCTION TO THE ADVENTURE OF BUILDING VOCABULARY 480 Pages of Simple Words with Pictures Garnett Waters and S A Curtis
Grosset & Dunlap 1938 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 9x12 illustrated hard paper water spotted illustrated covers with cloth spine. Pages are browning and fragile. Scarce workbook with writing inside. 6911 
Price: 28.01 USD
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TEACHERS MANUAL FOR DIRECTED SPELLING ACTIVITIES AND GUIDE TO SPELLING PROGRESS., Betts and Arey
5 TEACHERS MANUAL FOR DIRECTED SPELLING ACTIVITIES AND GUIDE TO SPELLING PROGRESS. Betts and Arey
American Book Company 1941 Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Designed for development of the Betts and Arey spelling program. Covers and text corners lightly worn but interior is clean throughout. Cloth spine 14319 
Price: 32.85 USD
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THE PUPIL'S GUIDE: LIFE IN EARLY AMERICA, May not be noted.
6 THE PUPIL'S GUIDE: LIFE IN EARLY AMERICA May not be noted.
Ginn and Company 1941 Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; First page filled in- rest of book is clen and unused 14318 
Price: 14.05 USD
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BOOK COLLECTING

Almost from time immemorial book collecting, and before that manuscript collecting, and before that anything that you could scratch or carve a message on, has been the subject of much interest. Today we have many categories of book collecting- Fancy bindings, Religious books, Philosophy books, Mystery books, Modern 1st editions, Leather bound books, Textbooks, Early readers, Archaeology books, Art books, Children's books and numberless others. You need not break the bank on 15th and 16th century works. There are some areas that are not yet popular and have a lot of growing to do. Alice in Wonderland with it's endless editions and artists is a fertile field for study as is Disney and Pinocchio. Religious books are now enjoying a greatly increased following. Early readers have a ways to go in appreciation yet. Poetry works may be on the decline a bit though still holding firm. Areas that appear unexploited at this time are Salesman's Dummy books. These are typically turn of the century or early 20th century works comprising highlights of several books. They were designed for salesmen to take orders with. These frequently included covers, spines, limited amounts of text and a good supply of illustrations from each featured book all bound together. Currently these are cheap out of all proportion to their scarcity. Search and you shall find in the land where the Princes of Serendip reign. ARC's (Advance review Copies) are also scarce relative to their key role in publication. These usually contain uncorrected proofs of the book to be issued, often along with author's signatures. They usually sell, even signed, at a considerable discount to the First Edition work which actually came later. Local Cookbooks such as published for church groups, clubs, etc. are now very low priced. You have to have a game plan here or risk being overwhelmed by the mass of cheap material now out there. Beeton's 1907 magazine, arguably the most highly valued magazine is popular for pritning "A Study in Scarlet", Sherlock Holmes first appearance in print. This sold in 1929 for a few shillings, about 1974 it achieved 80L at auction. A couple of years ago it exeeded $150,000 when sold at auction. Early magazines with their appearances of Edgar Alan Poe, Frank Baum, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Maxfield Parrish, Winslow Homer and the Wyeths among hundreds of coveted authors and artists in print are a fertile field. The best children's collection assembled was put together by a poorly paid school teacher in the the years when Children's books were not considered suitable for serious collectors. Today that collection resides at Yale to world acclaim. There is such a large world out there. Pick your specialty, buy quality, and your search will be a happy one and your rewards many.
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