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The Story of Jean Valjean, Adapted from Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables"

By: Grames, Sarah Katherine, Ph.B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, F.A. Owen Publishing Company, Dansville, N.Y.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 762

Condition: Good


This is a 1921 version of Cliff notes. Ms. Grames has "adapted" Les Miserables into a 32 page summary of the story of Jean Valjean. The Book has a blue cloth binding with black lettering, and is held together by three staples. The condition is remarkable for a book this age, as the only loosening of the staples is in the center four pages, one sheet has begun to come loose. This book is withdrawn from the library, so it has glue residue around the base of the spine. A beautiful little antique book, especially for students of Classical Literature. There is an handwritten note in the front cover... View more info

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Pinocchio/The Adventures of Robin Hood : A Flip book

By: Josette Frank, Editor, adaptation from C. Collodi by Allen Chaffee, Robin Hood retold by Eleanor G Vance

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Random House, Inc., New York: Dandelion Library: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3

Condition: Good


Two stories for children, Robin Hood, copyright 1953 and Pinocchio, copyright 1946 by Random House. Book is used, pages and text extremely clean and bright. Crayon dedication and retraction inside front cover of the Pinocchio side of the book. Soil on cover. Otherwise very sound, tight spine with only minor wear at top and bottom of spine hinges on outside. View more info

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The Way Things Work

By: van Amerongen, C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Simon and Schuster, New York: 1967

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 49080

Condition: Good


8.5" x 5.75" x 1.5". 590 pages. Clean Copy, small water spot on top of page block, minor wear and soil to edges, some water spots to spine of dust jacket. This translation and adaptation from the revised edition by C. van Amerongen, M.Sc., A.M.I.C.E., Copyright 1967 George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Published in Great Britain as "The Universal Encyclopedia of Machines or how things work." Our book number 49080. View more info