Category: Children's

Sort

showing 1-15 of 274

Image for A Book of Giants

A Book of Giants

By: Manning-Sanders, Ruth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1968

Edition: Reprint


Original blue cloth on boards. Stories of giants from around the world. Although they are big and sometimes eat people, they can usually be conquered by quick thinking. School library stamp. 125 pp. View more info

Image for A Bunch of Cherries

A Bunch of Cherries

By: Meade, L.T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap,


Original beige cloth decorated in floral green with large colour pastedown of girl in pink dress. No DJ. Noticeable wear and soil to cover. Front. torn 1 1/2 inch at bottom. 288 pp. plus several ads. View more info

Image for A Cadet of Belgium; An American Boy in the Great War; A Story of Cavalry Daring - Bicycle and Armored Automobile Adventures

A Cadet of Belgium; An American Boy in the Great War; A Story of Cavalry Daring - Bicycle and Armored Automobile Adventures

By: Grant, Captain Allan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Doran, 1915


Original blue cloth, pictorial illustration in red, brown, and black, on boards. No DJ. Front hinge repaired and front. reinserted. Adventure story set early in WW 1. 2-3" scuff on back cover, half-inch wide, missing cloth. 286 pp. View more info

Image for A Challenge for the Poppies

A Challenge for the Poppies

By: Middleton, Ivy F.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Victory Press, 1965


Original pictorial boards, no DJ. A Girl Guide story. 120 pp. View more info

Image for A Child's History of England

A Child's History of England

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Brothers,


Original grey illustrated cloth on boards. Colour frontispiece depicts Queen Elizabeth signing the death warrant of Mary, Queen of Scots. Many additional drawings in b/w. Previous owner's name and date, Xmas, 1912. No other writiing and no damage. Patterned endpapers. 160 pp. View more info

Image for A Child's History of England

A Child's History of England

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company,


Grey cloth on boards. Hinges cracked and glued. 2-inch joint tear top of cover glued. Copyright 1897, before it was Altemus and Son. Altemus has been one of our favourite publishers. Reading through their Young Peoples' Library titles in the back is worth the price. This book has 228 pp. plus the publisher's catalog. No writing. View more info

Image for A Country Boy's Centennial / "Little Buttons"

A Country Boy's Centennial / "Little Buttons"

By: Osborne, S. McAllester

Price: $65.00

Publisher: N.Y., Belford Co., 1890

Edition: First (No Additional printings)


Original pictorial cover pastedown on boards. No DJ. Hinges cracked and glued. Cloth spine intact and sound. Previous owner's inscription dated 1893. Minor corner wear. Inch tear top of front free endpaper. Lots of line drawings inside. Two stories in one volume. 71 pp. One other seen. Back cover interesting facsimile of circulation statement of Belford's Magazine, duly notarized. View more info

Image for A Cruise in the Acorn

A Cruise in the Acorn

By: Jerrold, Alice (Mrs. Adolphe Smith)

Price: $825.00

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward & Co., 1875


Original reddish-brown blindstamped cloth with floral pastedown decorated in black and lettered in gold on bevelled boards. General wear; worn through at corners and head and foot of spine. All six chromolithographs by Kate Greenaway are present and excellent except for 1/2 inch edge tear in frontispiece. Chromograph Series. Each illustration is accompanied by a well-known, appropriate poem. There is light foxing to endpapers, but interior is essentially clean and ea... View more info

Image for A Kiss  for a Blow; Or, a Collection of Stories for Children; Showing Them How to Prevent Quarreling

A Kiss for a Blow; Or, a Collection of Stories for Children; Showing Them How to Prevent Quarreling

By: Wright, Henry C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, B.B. Mussey, 1842


Original brown blindstamped cloth with gilt spine titles on boards. Spine and edge wear. Front hinge cracked and glued. Frontispiece badly spotted. Balance generally clean and readable. No writing. The author, an outspoken and well-written pacifist and abolitionist, was a close associate of William Lloyd Garrison. 180 pp. View more info

Image for A Little Hero

A Little Hero

By: Musgrave, Mrs.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Blackie,


Original pictorial cover on boards, no DJ. Except for scrawly gift inscription, it is flawless. 64 pp. View more info

Image for A Little Protestant in Rome

A Little Protestant in Rome

By: Thorne, Eglanton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society,


Original brown lavishly illustrated cloth on boards. Contents leaf secured by tape, and same gathering glued in. Gutter strain at 66-67 glued. Eventually, Paul sees the Pope. 130 pp. View more info

Image for A Puzzling Pair

A Puzzling Pair

By: Le Feuvre, Amy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Fleming H. Revell Co., 1898

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Original grey pictorial cloth decorated in green and red on boards. This book has been read, loved, and fingered nearly to death, but with no writing or obvious abuse. The "Pair" are Guy and Beryl(Berry), young twins who live with their father and servants in a neglected manor house by the sea in Devon. The father is a writer going through lean times, but opportunity calls him away to the city. The children, arguing over who is to be "master" or &#34... View more info

Image for A Terrible Feud and Other Stories for Children

A Terrible Feud and Other Stories for Children

By: Velvin, E. And Haverfield, E.L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1901

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Original brown cloth with five children and a doll on boards. Church library bookplate and pencil scrawls inside front cover. Light foxing inside rear cover. Six of 13 illustrations missing. 189 pp. View more info

Image for A Week with Twickingham; Sweet Peas; Wide World Rambles

A Week with Twickingham; Sweet Peas; Wide World Rambles

By: Kringle, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, H.L. Kilner and Co., 1884


Origiinal blue cloth with black lettering and decoration on boards. Three stories bound into one volume. Cover states Premium Library. Frontispiece was glued inside front cover, but is tearing away. Many b/w illustrations. 67, 63, and 59 pp., respectively. Minor cover edge wear. View more info

Image for Alice in Wonderland and Through  the Looking Glass

Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son, Limited,


Red and white paper boards. DJ chipped head and foot of spine. First five pages have odd words highlighted. 239 pp. View more info