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Image for The Field of Honour; Another Hundred Stories for Boys

The Field of Honour; Another Hundred Stories for Boys

By: Wallace, Archer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson: 1949

Seller ID: 000608

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth, white spine lettering, on boards. Fair DJ has chips and tears top and bottom, repaired inside with invisible tape. DJ waterstained. 221 pp. View more info

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One Hundred Stories for Boys

By: Wallace, Archer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Abingdon Press: 1947

Seller ID: 001137

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth on board. DJ lightly repaired inside. Brief accounts of heroic figures in history, with three handy indices of titles, persons, and subjects. Great for a quick reference. 171 pp. Wallace was at the time associate editor of the United Church of Canada Publishing House, yet this volume was published by the Methodist Publishing House of Nashville, Tennessee (Abingdon). He was also editor of "Onward" a youth paper of 100,000 circulation. ... View more info

By Star and Compass

By: Wallace, W. Stewart (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1953

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 006141

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Very clean, with corner tip wear. Originally published in 1922, and brought up to date with this revision. Leif the Lucky, Mr. Radishes and Mr. Gooseberry, and The Man Who Read the Stars are among the important explorers you'll meet here. 165 pp. plus Epilogue. View more info

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Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes

By: Walter, L. Edna (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Black: 1942

Seller ID: 000620

Condition: Fair


Original blue cloth, highly decorated in black and yellow, on boards. No DJ. See SCAN. This is the l942 edition of the 1928 one, which was a larger format and contained 8 plates, rather than the four in this edition. Sad to say, the wartime binding has not withstood wear, and the colour plate of Little Bo-Peep is torn its full width(Left as is). Racial and religious slurs are present, as well as various violent scenes of shooting, beating, and cutting. Still, for th... View more info

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Saved at Sea; A Lighthouse Story

By: Walton, Mrs. O.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 007604

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original illustrated brown cloth on boards. Frontispiece and five additional drawings by A.L.T. and A. Hopkins, among others. Recurring theme is "On Christ the Solid Rock I Stand" by Rev. Edward Mote, Baptist pastor at Horsham, West Sussex, for 26 years. Previous owner's name (2). 128 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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The Little Camp on Eagle Hill (Warne's Star Series)

By: Warner, Susan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 006307

Condition: Fair to Good


Original highly decorated green cloth on boards. Front endpaper missing. The author (1819-1895) was widely-known for her first novel,The Wide Wide World, which she wrote under the pseudonym of Elizabeth Wetherell in 1850. A little less successful was her Queechy two years later. It is interesting to note that her lawyer father had lost his business in the Panic of 1837, thus pressuring his elder daughter to help support the remaining family ( His wife, Anna Bartlett... View more info

Coco the Goat

By: Wells, Rhea

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday Doran & Co., Inc.: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012547

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. Half-title and p. 3 have extraneous marks not affecting readability. Set in a hot, Spanish-speaking country, occupied in part by gypsies. No racial prejudice in evidence. Chickens and other animals are seen. Two leaves have very short (1-inch) gutter tears at bottom. Cover a bit grubby. 15 illustrations in colour, and 7 in b/w. 135 pp. View more info

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The Good Ship "Golden Effort"

By: Westerman, Percy F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Ltd.:

Seller ID: 002381

Condition: Very Good


Original blue pictorial cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. One of the most colourful, and thickest, volumes I have seen by this most prolific writer of air and sea adventures. 256 pp. View more info

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The Ju-Ju Hand

By: Westerman, Percy F.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 002932

Condition: Good Plus


Original colour pictorial on laminated boards. Published in 1954, near the end of Westerman's long writing career, this one appears to be set in Africa. The cover shows a white man in pith helmet confronted by a group of black natives led by a witch doctor. Previous owner's name in light pencil with no other marks or damage. 90 pp. View more info

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Sunny Boy in the Big City

By: White, Ramy Allison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Barse and Hopkins: 1920

Seller ID: 000757

Condition: Good


Original grey-green cloth with black letters and design on boards, no DJ. FFEP missing. Soiled and lightly worn. Small hole in list of illustrations page. 214 pp. View more info

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Faith Gartney's Girlhood

By: Whitney, Mrs. A.D.T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., New York Book Company: 1910

Edition: Authorized

Seller ID: 000755

Condition: Good


Original faux marbled boards on 3/4 leather design in black on red cloth on boards, no DJ. A rather scarce edition of a very popular book. Owner's name pencilled inside cover, and inscription in ink on half-title. RFEP and facing leaf carelessly separated at top. 180 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Susanna and Sue

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston/ Toronto, Houghton Mifflin/ William Briggs: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009682

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth illustrated with corn, grapes, and pumpkin as well as circular pastedown of a woman and girl, on boards. Boards lightly dished. No writing or other damage. Top edges gilt. Colour frontispiece and three additional plates by Stephens. Set in Shaker society, with liberal religious terminology. 225 pp. View more info

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Founded Upon a Rock: Stories for Children from English Church History

By: Wilmot-Buxton, E.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Skeffington & Son: 1895

Seller ID: 007602

Condition: Good Plus


Original blindstamped blue cloth on boards. Church stamp and negligible pencil marginalia. History of the Church of England as organized around biographies of prominent persons. 135 pp. View more info

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Pat Joins the Laughing Band

By: Wilson, Theodora Wilson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Every Girl's Paper Office:

Seller ID: 001278

Condition: Good


Original decorative blue cloth with black lettering, no DJ. Thick paper stock. Coloured frontispiece and two B/W drawings. Previous owner's name. Title page lettering lightly filled in with pencil. No other significant marks. 159 pp. View more info

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The Brownie Scouts in the Circus

By: Wirt, Mildred A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Cupples & Leon Company: 1949

Seller ID: 008299

Condition: Near Fine


Original bright orange cloth on boards. DJ has tiny nick at foot, otherwise Near Fine. No. 2 in the series. The leader, Miss Gordon, takes the girls on various trips and outings, and in this story they go to the circus ! Connie and Veve get locked inside the circus train, which adds a whole new spirit of adventure ! 212 pp. View more info

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The Red Friendly Book No. 4; Stories From Africa

By: Wray, Muriel R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Edinburgh House Press: 1935

Edition: First( No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 010512

Condition: Good to Very Good


Red paper boards backed in faded red cloth. Woman's Missionary Society stamp. Strained gutter glued. Colour frontispiece, b/w drawings, and six stories. See The Yellow Friendly Book No. 2, stories from China, listed separately. 61 pp. View more info

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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

Seller ID: 003411

Condition: Fair


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

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The Child's Bible Reader; Designed for the 52 Sundays in the Year

By: Yonge, Charlotte M.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Toronto, John C. Winston Company, Limited: 1898

Seller ID: 009263

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth with oval colour pastedown on boards. Previous owner's name. Includes a Bible alphabet printed in colours. A well-known children's author tells the Bible stories in simple language. Laid in is a 4-page copy of Beginner's Bible Stories for Autumn Quarter, showing two girls building a tower of blocks with the subtitle, "Good Friends." 296 pp. View more info