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Nelly's Work; A Story for Christian Endeavourers and Others

By: Chilton, E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Sunday School Union:

Seller ID: 001074

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth decorated in red, yellow, orange, and green. No DJ. 95 pp. plus ads. Cover soiled by handling, OW good. View more info

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Downy Wing and Sharp Ears; Adventures of a Little Canadian Boy Among Little Wild Friends in Nature's Wonderland

By: Cole, Carol Cassidy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company, Ltd.: 1944

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009144

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards with full 4-colour pastedown by Dudley Ward. "Books for Little Listeners" on spine and lower panel of cover. "Yota, leader of the wild geese in "Velvet Paws" is captured by Eric's father and placed in the barnyard with the tame flock. Eric recognizes her, and he and his dog go very often to talk to her." - DJ. Previous owner's name. 152 pp. View more info

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Pinocchio

By: Collodi, Carlo (Carlo Lorenzini)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 009250

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. DJ grubby and has two tiny tears. Thirteen drawings plus frontispiece. No writing. Text tanning. DJ flap misprint, D. Collodi. 247 pp. View more info

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The Fantastic Tale of the Plucky Sailor and the Postage Stamp

By: Corrin, Stephen

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber, Limited: 1954

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005368

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original colour illustrated paper on boards. Price-clipped DJ has thumb-sized piece missing from upper left corner and several edge tears. Sebastian helps a lady mail a letter to her son in England, but what he has to go through in order to do it ! The Good Samaritan had nothing on him ! Watercolour drawings throughout. One tiny edge tear on last leaf. 20 pp. View more info

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Our Little Roman Cousin of Long Ago

By: Cowles, Julia Darrow

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Page Company: 1938

Edition: Eighth Impression

Seller ID: 011766

Condition: Good Plus


Dark blue cloth on boards. DJ missing 1/8 ? Frontispiece replaced out of register. Bookplate of Saint John County School Finance Board. Marginal ink drivel on p. 108. 118 pp. View more info

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Little Presidents (Saturday Talk Series of Biographical Sketches and Short Stories for Children) Vol. I.

By: Craig, Laura Gerould

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Christian Publishing Co.: 1898

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005575

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original grey cloth colourfully decorated in red and black on boards. Title in silver. Aunt Maria's Saturday Talks given as series title on cover. Introduction, The Boy Abraham Lincoln, The Boy James Abraham Garfield, The Boy George Washington. The story of James Garfield includes the fact that his father died while James was still young. His brother, Thomas, who was seven years older, then became the man of the family. Thomas stayed home to work the farm in order t... View more info

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The Classic Book of Fairy Stories

By: Craik, Dinah Mulock

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Lamboll House: 1987

Seller ID: 009769

Condition: Good Plus


Red cloth on boards. Gift note. Spots on cover (see photo to follow). This large format book with 32 full-page colour illustrations is sure to be popular with confident readers and lovers of art. With 379 pages it will require additional postage. View more info

Ash Dry, Ash Green

By: Crockett, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Oliver & Boyd: 1966

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 012184

Condition: Very Good


Colour-illustrated paper boards. DJ has small mouse chew at bottom and short tear at top. John finds an ash seed, or key, and seeks to plant it. 56 pp. View more info

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Friday's Child

By: Crompton, Frances E.

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 006172

Condition: Good Plus


Original dark red cloth depicting cattails in a marsh on boards. Previous owner's name (3) and date (1933). Front hinge cracked. Circa 1930 ? Poor unlucky Friday ! He often falls, seldom smiles, and is disappointed frequently through no fault of his own. First published before the turn of the century, but still popular as are several of this author's books. 63 pp. View more info

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Peter, An Eskimo Boy

By: Cross, Virginia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Missionary Society, Church of England in Canada:

Seller ID: 010688

Condition: Good Plus


White stiff card on wire coil. We have had this before in hardcover cloth. Peter plays with his toys, goes sliding and breaks his arm, and is taken care of by his family. 60 pp. No writing. Normal wear. View more info

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The Redfords; An Emigrant Story

By: Cupples, Mrs. Geo.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Ltd.:

Seller ID: 003283

Condition: Good


Original grey pictorial cloth on boards. Colour front. has been re-inserted. No info found on story or author. 127 pp. View more info

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Found Afloat; And Other Tales (Children's Hour Series)

By: Cupples, Mrs. George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Walter Scott: 1885

Seller ID: 006178

Condition: Fair to Good


Original dark green cloth on boards. Cover darkened and worn. Hinges cracked. Previous owner's name and reference to Sunday School Library inside cover. Rear endpaper missing. Interior clean and easily readable. Several short moral stories and poems for children. Many illustrations. 328 pp. View more info

The Hidden Talent; or, Use in Everything

By: Cupples, Mrs. George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson & Sons:

Seller ID: 012712

Condition: Fair to Good


Highly-decorated blue cloth with floral pastedown panel on boards. Edgeworn. Gift inscription as follows: S.S. Christmas Tree to George McLennan, Lancaster, 21st Dec. 1886. Protagonist of the story is Clara Montgomery, who frustrates her teacher and parents by her laziness. But, when her little brother falls into the harbour while she is supposed to be watching him, Clara eventually changes her attitude. 61 pp. View more info

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Evergreen Island; or How Growley-Wowley Made Friends

By: Currier, Ishbel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Oberon Press: 1968

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 004596

Condition: Good Plus


Original yellow cloth on boards. Two large pastedown panels attached to front and back covers. Clear plastic wrapper. Library evidence removed. Text in both French and English as directed by the Centennial Commission. 121 pp. View more info

The Tale of Mr. Tootleoo

By: Darwin, Bernard and Elinor

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Nonesuch Press:

Seller ID: 012699

Condition: Good


Mr. Tootleoo is a sailor who suffers shipwreck but doesn't drown. "Close at hand, upon my word, he found a Cockyollybird." It goes on to tell of the cockyolly chicks, a whale, a seagull who takes an egg to our hero, and finally, the Cockyollybird turns into a lovely lady, her chicks become girls and boys, and Mr. Tootleoo proposes. Now meet Mr. and Mrs. Tootleoo ! The recto pages are full colour, while the verso pages contain the poem. A delightful bit of nonsens... View more info

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Mimi's House Party

By: Davis, Anne Pence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Goldsmith: 1936

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002401

Condition: Very Good


Original bright yellow cloth with black lettering and design on boards. Cover has been kept clean by DJ from a different title (not included). Name blacked out on front free endpaper, otherwise clean. Tiny corner bumps. 249 pp. View more info

The Secret of Pettingill Farms

By: Dearborn, Dorothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Avalon Books: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012197

Condition: Fine


Original orange cloth on boards. DJ protected by original "Plasti-Kleer" jacket. All fine. Signed by the author. This book dedicated to Dan and Marilyn Ross, familiar names to Saint John readers. Dorothy Dearborn has published several softcovers of regional interest in the last few years. This book is a prime example in pristine condition of her earlier work. 190 pp. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Winston: 1953

Edition: Stated First Edition, Pixie Books

Seller ID: 000160

Condition: Good


Original pictorial boards, no DJ. Shows general edge wear, but otherwise intact and clean. Washable plasticover. A gutter break, pp. 90-91 has been repaired. 122 pp. Not easily found. View more info

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Robinson Crusoe (The Great Books)

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford/ Oxford: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006485

Condition: Good Minus


Original colour-illustrated paper boards. Clean and sound. Minor chipping head of spine, and corners worn.. This is a larger format with reasonably large print, but light enough for young readers to handle easily. Some full-page colour plates as well as black-and-white drawings. 144 pp. View more info

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The Campfire Girls Flying Around the Globe

By: DeVries, Julianne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Syndicate: 1933

Seller ID: 000779

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth with black lettering and border on boards, no DJ. Torch motif on spine. Cover title is The Banner Campfire Girls Flying Around the Globe (See SCAN). No noticeable faults. 120 pp. View more info