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Image for The Child-Angel and Angel Lilly(plus Barbara Ellerton

The Child-Angel and Angel Lilly(plus Barbara Ellerton

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Henry Hoyt:

Seller ID: 001081


Original purple blind-stamped cloth on boards. No DJ. The Hillside Library. Three stories is one book. Getting harder to find. Unusual that the third story, Barbara Ellerton, is not mentioned on cover or title.Small portion missing top of spine. General wear, but well bound and intact. 45 pp. View more info

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Fighting a Goose; and Other Stories

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier:

Seller ID: 001792


Original colour pictorial on green cloth. No author. No date. Stories are Fighting a Goose, The Strange Adventures of an Old Gentleman, Poor Bobby, Johnny and Will, and The Dog that Had His Day. Estimated 1891. 61 pp. plus 16-page catalog. Endpapers tanned. View more info

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The School Boy's Annual

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Boy's Own Paper:

Seller ID: 002438


Original full pictorial of rugby game on paper boards. Two of four colour plates missing. Red cloth spne has tiny finger tear at head. Minor edge wear. No names or other writing. Circa 1930. Full-page ad for Bassett's Liquorice Allsorts on cover verso. 127 large pp. View more info

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Child's Book of 100 Pictures

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Concord, NH, Rufus Merrill:

Seller ID: 002502


Original brown blind-stamped cloth on boards. NO references or other copies found. Circa 1850, this is not one of the Toys Series, for there are 96 pp. and the rear free endpaper is blank Arranged in six sections of 16 pp. each. Book of pictures, girls' and boys' primers, nursery rhymes, gems for girls and boys, child's picture book, and book about animals. This little gem appears complete and intact, although the text block is somewhat strained, revealing the stitc... View more info

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Little Rosebud; Pictures and Stories for Young Folks

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., F.M. Lupton Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 003344


Original colour pictorial on paper boards. Illustrations by Louis Monnelle, A.S. Cox, Edmund H. Garrett, G. Francis, Edith L. Foster, Harley, Copeland, Lindsay, C. Barnes, and Palmer Cox, among others. Colour frontispiece of a girl riding a Saint Bernard beside two other girls. Many b/w drawings. Cover edges worn. Pages nearly 100 per cent clean and undamaged. Tiny tear head of backstrip. Approx. 100 pp., unpaginated. View more info

Image for The Casket of Gems; A Gift for All Seasons

The Casket of Gems; A Gift for All Seasons

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, William H. Hill, Jr.: 1863

Seller ID: 003349


Original blindstamped purple cloth on boards with gilt spine decoration and lettering. Dull and dusty overall, but securely bound and clean inside except for previous owner's name in pencil and two small name stamps. Eight admonitions and a question, with an engraving beside each (Never be Down-Hearted, Be Cheerful, Do it Well, Be Orderly, Be in Time, Be Humble, Make a Good Use of It, Be Considerate, and Is it Honest ?) Advice all of us could "make a good use of.&... View more info

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Young Canada: An Illustrated Magazine for Boys (Twenty-fourth Annual Volume)

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Wm. Bryce: 1903

Seller ID: 003980


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. View more info

Image for Golden Deeds; Stories from History, Retold for Little Folk

Golden Deeds; Stories from History, Retold for Little Folk

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Limited:

Seller ID: 004709


Original colour illustrated paper boards backed in brown cloth. Edge wear and a few finger smudges, but generally good condition. How Horatius Kept the Bridge, Casablanca, Handel, Columbus, Antonio Canova, Charlemagne and the Charcoal-burner, and William Tell are the stories, with several full-page drawings, some in colour. A thin book of only about 24 pp. View more info

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Famous Adventures

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, McLoughlin Bros., Inc.:

Seller ID: 005219


Original full pictorial colour pastedown on paper boards, backed in purple cloth. A later McLoughlin, since the Springfield address dates them after the sale in 1920 to Milton Bradley. Fearsome plights from around the world. Attacked by man-eaters, Tales of Niagara, Some adventures with snakes, etc. Photo shows general edge wear to cover. Interior clean, with some delicate gutters, but no separation yet. Scribbles on cover and previous owner's scrawls on first free ... View more info

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The Robin Redbreast Book of Stories

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., McLoughlin Brothers:

Seller ID: 005842


Original red floral-decorated cloth on boards. Half price after I had re-inserted about five leaves, and later discovered that one leaf is MISSING. Brilliant 4-colour frontispiece and 3 additional colour plates as well as many b/w drawings among the stories and poems. Some racial stereotyping. Ca. 1900. Unpaginated. Approx. 100 pp. View more info

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Beatrice of St. Mawse; A Story for Girls

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Morgan:

Seller ID: 007982


Original brown blindstamped cloth on boards. Ca. 1850. Small tear head of spine. Beatrice is a 6-year-old Spanish girl, the lone survivor of a shipwreck on St. Mawes, on the south coast of Cornwall, England. The rector takes her in. Easily readable, with scattered spots of foxing. Previous owner's name and address (Cannada W.) (sic). Colour frontispiece. 126 pp. View more info

Image for Merry Winter Times or Snow Flakes and Holly Berries

Merry Winter Times or Snow Flakes and Holly Berries

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., F.M. Lupton Publishing Company:

Seller ID: 008370


Original illustrated printed paper boards (Child watching two ducks skidding on ice). Small area on upper corners of both boards chewed by rodent. First free endpaper removed. Frontispiece of two little girls with wooden hoop peering through board fence. Several mono illustrations. Rear hinge cracked, but text block very good and secure. Unpaginated. Approx. 62 pp. View more info

Image for The Hieroglyphick Bible; Or Select Passages in the Old and New Testaments, Represented with Emblematical Figures, for the Amusement of Youth, Etc.

The Hieroglyphick Bible; Or Select Passages in the Old and New Testaments, Represented with Emblematical Figures, for the Amusement of Youth, Etc.

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Hartford, S. Andrus & Son: 1850

Seller ID: 008567


Original dark brown blindstamped cloth boards. Title continues: "Designed chiefly to familiarize tender age, in a pleasing and diverting manner, with early ideas of the Holy Scriptures; To which are subjoined, a short account of the lives of the evangelists, and other pieces." - title. Sound, complete, and well-bound. Each page is composed of a few illustrations which are placed in the blank spaces of the text, the complete verse being printed at the bottom o... View more info

Image for The Royal Treasury of Story and Song; Part I, Doors of Gold

The Royal Treasury of Story and Song; Part I, Doors of Gold

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons, Limited:

Seller ID: 009143


Original decorated tan cloth on boards. Mother's Tales (7), Mother's Songs (11), and Things to Say and Do. Many illustrations, with several in colour. 136 pp. Normal hand soil. View more info

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Robert Dawson; Or The Brave Spirit

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: 009932


Red cloth heavily decorated with flowers on boards. Gift note dated 1889. Two cracked gutters glued. All edges gilt. Robert Dawson is a young, well-mannered, responsible boy who respects his parents. When he needs new clothes he earns their price by stacking wood. Author not given, but some sources credit Helen Cross Knight. 124 pp. View more info