Lone Scouts of America: First Degree, Second Degree, Third Degree, Fourth Degree: No Author Stated Lone Scouts of America: First Degree, Second Degree, Third Degree, Fourth Degree: No Author Stated Lone Scouts of America: First Degree, Second Degree, Third Degree, Fourth Degree: No Author Stated Lone Scouts of America: First Degree, Second Degree, Third Degree, Fourth Degree: No Author Stated

Lone Scouts of America: First Degree, Second Degree, Third Degree, Fourth Degree

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Published by Lone Scouts of America, Chicago
Condition: Good-plus Condition Soft cover
From Garrison House Books IOBA (Medina, OH, U.S.A.)

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These four booklets taught young boys all manner of subjects -- first aid, Indian crafts, natural history, astronomy and more. The Lone Scouts were loosely organized, as membership did not hinge on adult leadership. Many kids lived in rural areas and were truly lone scouts. All you had to do was sign up through the mail and you could obtain the various publications and other items. In 1924, however, the loners merged with the Boy Scouts. The strong Native American influence was that of the works of Ernest Thompson Seton. Booklets measure 4" x 6" and have a cumulative 223 page count. Booklets are clean and tightly bound, but have been used and have minor faults, but nothing egregious. There's also included two advertising pieces from the Lone Scouts, one of which is a letter and a page on how to win badges and medals, and a magazine subscription form. The other is an application to join. There is some browning to the letter which had been placed against the back of the front cover of Volume 1. I have sequestered the advertising in a cello bag and will send it as such with the booklets. Bookseller Inventory # 28033

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Title: Lone Scouts of America: First Degree, Second...

Publisher: Lone Scouts of America, Chicago

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Good-plus Condition

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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