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Image for Great Kipling Stories, Together with a Life of Rudyard Kipling

Great Kipling Stories, Together with a Life of Rudyard Kipling

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston Company: 1936

Seller ID: 011747

Condition: Very Good Minus


Bright red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Kipling stories and life. 634 pp. with index. View more info

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Ameliaranne at the Zoo

By: Thompson, K.L.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First - First Published 1936

Seller ID: 008627

Condition: Good Plus


Original maroon cloth with large pastedown of Ameliaranne on an elephant. Corner damage to pastedown. Ameliaranne and the other children do odd jobs until they have enough to take a bus to the zoo. Full colour drawings of alternate pages. Small piece of paper with word, "orange", on inside cover. Approx. 60 pp. View more info

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Modern Saints and Heroes; Talks to Boys and Girls

By: Thomson, Ronald W.

Price: $18.00 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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

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Thornton's Courage

By: Unidentified

Price: $20.00 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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. The book is in quite good condition, with only light foxing on the tissue over the first of two title pages. Since the first... View more info

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The Wonderland Picture Book

By: Various

Price: $25.00 USD

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 pp. View more info

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The Maple Leaf Book of Stories

By: Various

Price: $50.00 USD

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

Juvenile Round Table - Second Series - Stories By the Foremost Catholic Writers

By: Various

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, Benziger Brothers: 1905

Edition: First - First Published 1905

Seller ID: 013177

Condition: Very Good


Original mustard cloth with brown lettering and vignette of a girl and a boy in green and brown on the cover. Gift inscription. Spine sunned. Twenty moral tales aimed at children. Most of the authors are women. Scarce. 174 pp. plus a 17-page catalogue of Benziger Brothers books at the back. View more info

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The Crackerjack Book for Children

By: Various; Cover By Varty

Price: $15.00 USD

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 USD

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 USD

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