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A Race for Life; And Other Tales
1 A Race for Life; And Other Tales
London Religious Tract Society Hard Cover Good to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Various Artists. 
Blue cloth on boards. Nine short stories by various authors. Three splashes of light green paint to spine. Library bookplate and stamps. Stories are: A Race for Life; The Russian Lottery Ticket; The Clock We Were All Ashamed Of; The Young Fisherman of Heligoland; The Power of Music; The Flying Leap; David the Scholar; The Foundling of the Fens; and Anson Gregg's Wedding. 316 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Blackie's Girl Guide Story Omnibus
2 Blackie's Girl Guide Story Omnibus
London Blackie & Son, Limited Hard Cover Very Good Good Plus 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Betty Ladler (Frontispiece) 
Original bright light blue cloth on boards. Three stories: Mystery Camp, With the Speedwell Patrol, and The Island Camp. One small repaired tear top of spine. No writing and no other damage. 206 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Canadian Scout Handbook; A Guide to Fun and Adventure
3 Canadian Scout Handbook; A Guide to Fun and Adventure
Ottawa, ON National Council, Boy Scouts of Canada Cat. No. 20-551 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
This handbook replaces "Tenderfoot to Queen's Scout." Latest date found is 1968 (p. 36). Everything you need to know to get started in Scouting. 448 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Chatterbox (No Issue or Date)
4 Chatterbox (No Issue or Date)
London Dean & Son Ltd. Not Stated Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Various Artists 
Original illustrated boards of two girls, two boys and a black Scottie dog with a wooden boat. Slightly taller than the Canadian version. First free endpaper missing. No date or edition listed. AM/20/63 in print at foot of Contents page. Perfectly clean with bright colour illustrations inside. Foxing freckles to edges. 220 pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Chatterbox Annual 1917
5 Chatterbox Annual 1917
London Wells Gardner, Darton, & Co. Ltd. 1917 Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Various Artists 
Original decorated grey cloth on beveled boards. Light cover wear. Many full-page illustrations, with several in color. Feature story, Held to Ransom, concerns two brothers in Brendon College Fourth Form whose father has been kidnapped in Morocco after he had resigned his commission in India. Heavy book will need extra postage. 412 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Chatterbox; Volume 66
6 Chatterbox; Volume 66
Toronto Ryerson Press Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Various Artists 
Original illustrated boards backed in red cloth. Dozens of interesting stories and many illustrations, some in colour. General wear to covers. Clean inside. Edges darkening. 316 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Chums Annual 1935-6
7 Chums Annual 1935-6
London Amalgamated Press, Ltd. 1936 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Various Artists 
Original red cloth on boards. The nicest Chums we've had to date, with only one leaf re-attached. Colour frontispiece of ship, "Golden Galleon." Other colour plates show the aftermath of a sword duel (An Affair of Honour) and "Smuggler's Cove." Many b/w illustrations. Rear hinge cracked. 416 pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Dean's Leisure Book for Girls
8 Dean's Leisure Book for Girls
London Dean & Son Ltd. 1967 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good  No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Colour and b/w Drawings 
Original pictorial paper boards. Story book for teenage girls. Very light corner wear. No other damage and no names or other writing. Pictorial endpapers. 125 pp.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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Knights of the Round Table
9 Knights of the Round Table
London Ward, Lock & Co., Limited 1964 Hard Cover Fair to Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Mixi-Berel 
Original illustrated, laminated colour boards. Small tear to foot of spine. No writing. A Son for Sir Ector, Merlin the Wizard, King of All England, Princess Guinevere, Knights of the Round Table, Lancelot of the Lake, and the Coming of Percival. Medium difficulty text, probably appropriate to Grade 4 to Grade 6. Illustrated endpapers. 91 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Once Upon a Time; Or, The Boy's Book of Adventures
10 Once Upon a Time; Or, The Boy's Book of Adventures
London The Religious Tract Society Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Various 
Original deep brown cloth illustrated with man falling headlong, on boards. Gold title. Several short adventure stories intended to inspire boys to become godly, manly men. Previous owner's name and gift note. 319 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Boy's Own Book
11 The Boy's Own Book
Toronto National Boys'Work Board of Religious Education Council of Canada 1929 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Drawings 
Original purple cloth on boards. This book has no connection to the Boy's Own periodical published in England. Instead, it is an organ of the Trail Ranger and Tuxis programs originating in the Y.M.C.A. A long inscription to "Gordon" is signed by R. Hunter Parsons, who has also signed his name as Mentor on the Membership Certificate page inside. Cover faded. Interior clean. 104 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Schoolboy's Annual
12 The Schoolboy's Annual
London Boy's Own Paper Office Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Various Atists 
Cover art of 3 boys on a boat, backed in red cloth on boards. Racial slurs in some stories. Gift note. Perfect gift for an "old boy" or a young one. Back cover shows ad for Palmer Cord Cycle Tires. 124 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Thrilling Air Stories
13 Thrilling Air Stories
London Children's Press Hard Cover Good to Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Various Artists 
Colour drawing of two boys in airplane on paper boards. No writing. Shelf wear to bottom of boards and minor wear to head and foot of spine, with two snags midway (of spine). Four full-page colour plates as well as many line drawings. Why didn't we have books like this in the States ? Ten gatherings of 10 leaves each, so approx. 200 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Young Canada: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys (Twenty-fourth Annual Volume)
14 Young Canada: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys (Twenty-fourth Annual Volume)
Toronto Wm. Bryce 1903 Hard Cover Good  No Jacket Chap Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original blue pictorial boards backed in blue cloth. Ship motif. General light edge wear and minor cracking to front hinge, but generally good condition for a heavy book for juvenile readers. 16 full-page drawings present, plus triple foldout frontispiece of polar bear. Many stories. 484 large pp.  
Price: 55.00 USD
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15 "Clementia", Sister of Mercy Mary Edward The Quest of Mary Selwyn; A Sequel to "Uncle Frank's Mary"
New York Benziger Brothers, Inc. 1917 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Charles Chambers Frontispiece 
Dark green cloth on boards. Title in black, framed by florals. Author is believed to be the head Sister of St. Patrick's Academy, Chicago, who was credited with a previous copyright to the title," Nancy", in 1911. DJ also by Charles Chambers is Very Good, with no writing or tears and only light surface wear and hand soil. Book could be rated Near Fine except for removed small address label on first free endpaper. Mary tells her uncle that she wants to make her first Communion at Lourdes. This book is on consignment, so our 20% discount to booksellers does not apply. 245 pp. An alternate name for this author was Agnes Feehan. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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Three Boys of Old Russia , Acker, Helen
16 Acker, Helen Three Boys of Old Russia
N.Y. Thomas Nelson and Sons 1944 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Zhenya Gay 
Original burnt-orange cloth with brown decoration and titles on boards. NOT EX-LIBRARY. A biography of Tolstoy, Gorky, and Chaliapine (Russian-born French basso noted for his role in Mephistopheles ). Intended for young readers. 258 pp.  
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Boy and the Sunday School (Boy Life Series), Alexander, John L.
17 Alexander, John L. The Boy and the Sunday School (Boy Life Series)
New York Association Press 1913 First( No Additional Printings) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Charts 
Blue cloth on boards. Church library stamps. Dated, but still pregnant with ideas for organizing young men in religious programs. "Minstrel show" not recommended, but there are other ideas for activities aplenty. Keep the fourfold nature of life in focus. Start from scratch if you have to - and keep scratching ! 284 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Grit; Or the Young Boatman of Pine Point, Alger (Jr.), Horatio
18 Alger (Jr.), Horatio Grit; Or the Young Boatman of Pine Point
N.Y. Hurst & Co. Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original beige cloth with full cover pastedown. The cover got my attention, since I don't list Alger as a rule. Grit is a hard-working faithful son to his mother, who has made a bad choice in a second husband, who is about to get out of jail. 288 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Andy Grant's Pluck, Alger, Horatio (Jr.)
19 Alger, Horatio (Jr.) Andy Grant's Pluck
N.Y. Hurst & Co. Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" Tall. 
Original dark blue illustrated cloth on boards. Unusually clean and sound Alger title. "A telegram for you, Andy !...'COME HOME AT ONCE. SOMETHING HAS HAPPENED. MOTHER'" - P. 3. Andy rises to the occasion, as always, but the ending is a surprise ! Lightly cocked. Blue edges. 272 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Dean Dunham or The Waterford Mystery, Alger, Horatio (Jr.)
20 Alger, Horatio (Jr.) Dean Dunham or The Waterford Mystery
N.Y. H.M. Caldwell Company Reprint Hard Cover Good to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Uncredited 
Original colour-illustrated cloth on boards, showing a man in a canoe. Previous owner's name stamp. Wear to head and foot of spine. 275 pp. Dean Dunham is a solid 16-year-old who lives with his aunt and uncle. Uncle Adin manages to sell a piece of land for a thousand dollars, which he wants to use to pay off the mortgage on his home. Squire Bates, who holds the mortgage, has other ideas. Before it's over, the neighbours have a much better idea of how Squire Bates got all his money.. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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