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Modern Saints and Heroes; Talks to Boys and Girls

By: Thomson, Ronald W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Student Christian Movement Press: 1937

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008728

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Inspiring stories about people who have made a difference. With bibliography. 127 pp. View more info

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Honey Bunch; Her First Trip to a Lighthouse

By: Thorndyke, Helen Louise

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1949

Seller ID: 000638

Condition: Very Good


Original tan pictorial cloth on boards. DJ present, but chipped on edges and torn on fold, with small pieces missing top and bottom. SEE SCAN. Lists to title on EP, but lists to Her First Little Pet Show on DJ. Library sticker on spine, card envelope, and stamp. P.O.N. RFEP marked in purple. 182 pp. View more info

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Honey Bunch and Norman and the Paper Lantern Mystery

By: Thorndyke, Helen Louise

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1961

Seller ID: 006005

Condition: Very Good


Original brown tweed on boards. Price-clipped DJ has a few tiny edge tears and chips. After Norman breaks Honey Bunch's Japanese toy bird, they visit the Tokyo Shop to buy a new one. They meet two new friends and solve two mysteries ! 182 pp. View more info

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Honey Bunch; Her First Twin Playmates

By: Thorndyke, Helen Louise

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1941

Seller ID: 011254

Condition: Good


Blue streaks down the front edges of several leaves. 179 pp. View more info

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A Little Protestant in Rome

By: Thorne, Eglanton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 006584

Condition: Fair


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

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Mad Anthony's Young Scout; A Story of the WInter of 1777-78

By: Tomlinson, Everett T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1908

Seller ID: 000758

Condition: Good


Original grey cloth with young colonial rifleman in grey and black on red background, on boards. No DJ. FFEP and one leaf between Contents and Illustrations are missing. Illustrations are present. 385 pp. View more info

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Life of Washington

By: Townsend, Virginia F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, W.B. Conkey Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 006949

Condition: Good


Original colour illustrated paper boards backed in red cloth. Advanced children or juvenile reading level. Previous owner's name and address. No other writing. Front cover corner tips worn. 267 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Three Little Maids

By: Turner, Ethel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. Limited:

Seller ID: 007678

Condition: Good


Original maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gold on boards. Ethel Turner was a well-loved author of children's books in Australia. One reviewer suggested this novel might be autobiographical. Book shows edge wear all around, but is reasonably clean and sound. 315 pp. View more info

Thornton's Courage

By: Unidentified

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, and Co.:

Seller ID: 012713

Condition: Good Plus


Highly-decorated beige cloth with pastedown panel on boards. Neither author nor illustrator is known. Thornton has a habit of bragging, which ends after he is treed by a calf which he took to be a bear. 62 pp. Estimated date of origin is 1895. View more info

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Uncle Frank's Fables for Children; The Ant and the Caterpillar

By: Unknown

Price: $200.00

Publisher: N.Y., Murphy, Wm. H.:

Seller ID: 000363

Condition: Very Good


Original paper booklet ca. 1850, very similar to the Henry Milner stories. Seventeen half-page woodcuts. Title page reads "Uncle Frank's Select Fables for Good Boys and Girls," while back cover reads "Moral and Entertaining Fables for Children." This booklet is No. IV in the series of 6, and contains l7 short fables. Very good condition. Cover paper is light yellow. Paginated 1, then 172-204. See my Henry's Walk and Henry's Visit listed separately. View more info

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Sunday Evening Readings

By: Unknown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Carlton and Porter: 1861

Seller ID: 001264

Condition: Good


Original maroon blind-stamped cloth with faint gilt spine lettering on boards. No DJ. Poignant woodcut frontispiece of Carrie in front of store window. Another moralizing story for the Sunday School Union. Rubricated woodcut chapter headings. Foxed throughout, and some tiny tears, yet complete and readable. Some corner wear. 53 pp plus ads. View more info

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New Cobwebs to Catch Little Flies

By: Unknown

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., Robert Carter and Brothers: 1850

Seller ID: 005391

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue-green cloth with two children blowing bubbles in gold on blindstamped boards. Part I begins with words of 3 letters, progressing to words of 6 letters. Part II begins with words of two syllables, progresing to words of five syllables. Dialogues between Mamma and Frank are expanded to include Ann, John, and Tom. By the halfway point Mamma is lecturing Frank about basic Christian doctrine. There are also stories about a lighthouse and chamois-hunting. T... View more info

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The Wonderland Picture Book

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited:

Seller ID: 004665

Condition: Fair to Good


Original full colour, full pastedown of girl among large birds. Rear full pastedown has thumb-size portion missing. Many drawings and photos, with three colour plates. Various stories and poems to delight the children. The Raggle-Taggle Elves (Christine Chandler), Betty's Christmas Toys (Blanche Winder), and Lucy Runs Away(T.H. Scott) are among the stories. Ink inscription (1931). Lower end of front hinge glued. Comical circus endpapers. Edge and corner wear. 72... View more info

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The Maple Leaf Book of Stories

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., McLoughlin Brothers: 1900

Seller ID: 005839

Condition: Good Plus


Original grey cloth on boards illustrated with two birds, nest, and leaves. Tape removal residue. Previous owner's name stamp. One leaf torn full width (unrepaired). Brilliant 4-colour frontispiece and 3 additional colour plates. Many b/w drawings. Several short stories and poems by various authors. Unpaginated. 100 pp. approx. View more info

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The Crackerjack Book for Children

By: Various; Cover By Varty

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Children's Press:

Seller ID: 004235

Condition: Good Minus


Original colour pictorial laminated boards. 3/5 of spine missing, but covers well-attached. Light pencil underlines on Contents page. 124 pp. View more info

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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)

Seller ID: 005599

Condition: Good


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

Aesop's Fables

By: Vernon-Jones, V.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Avenel Books: 1912

Edition: Facsimile of 1912 Edition

Seller ID: 012922

ISBN: 0517171988

Condition: Very Good


Brown composition boards. DJ showing wrinkles in lamination. This book introduces the child to some outstanding names in the world of books, from the Introduction by G.K. Chesterton to the colour art by Arthur Rackham. One short story, The Blackamoor, introduces two sensitive subjects (Slavery and Race), while several stories concern a donkey, or donkies, referred to by their Biblical names. 224 pp. View more info

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Our Little Norwegian Cousin

By: Wade, Mary Hazelton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Page Company: 1932

Edition: Thirteenth Impression

Seller ID: 009515

Condition: Very Good


Brilliant multi-colour cover on yellow cloth shows girl in native costume and wooden shoes. One of the Little Cousin Series, originally published in 1903. Coloured frontispiece and five additional plates. DJ is missing several pieces. Mari, the protagonist, already has learned to obey her parents without delay and to shake hands rather than to kiss upon meeting. Mari goes to school only half the year since her village is small and can't afford a full-time teacher. ... View more info

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The Real Story Book

By: Wadsworth, Wallace C. (Ed.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1927

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002411

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth with large colour pictorial pastedown on boards..About a dozen small edge tears have been repaired - two of them affecting illustrations. Except for a bumped top right cover corner, there is no other damage. Page edges have barely begun to tan. Adorable four-colour drawings, many full-page, make this a book to be appreciated by all ages. In addition to illustrating many other children's books, Price assisted her husband, Irving Price, and his part... View more info

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When You Go Stories

By: Walker, John Curry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., Fleming H. Revell Company: 1942

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005026

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. No other copies found. Previous owner's name in light pencil, with no other writing and no damage. The author shares many of his travel experiences in order to broaden the lives of young readers. Reverend Walker was co-pastor of Church of the Pilgrims (Congregational) in Brooklyn in 1934, but resigned that post in 1935. In the preface to this rare book, he gives his location as Second Congregational Church, Waterbury, Conn. 155 pp. View more info