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The Map That Grew

By: Dewdney, Selwyn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford University Press: 1960

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010644

Condition: Good to Very Good


Yellow illustrated cloth on boards. DJ chipped and torn. Toronto Board of Education stamp. No writing or damage to book except p. 17, where the words, "he said, Is" are obscured by having stuck to p.16. An imaginative story line, in which two boys aged 9 & 10 manage to win a ride in a helicopter by walking and boating to a selected spot almost nine miles from the cottages where they are staying. They accomplish this by drawing an accurate map and following it. 3... View more info

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A Child's History of England

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus Company:

Seller ID: 010420

Condition: Good Minus


Grey cloth on boards. Hinges cracked and glued. 2-inch joint tear top of cover glued. Copyright 1897, before it was Altemus and Son. Altemus has been one of our favourite publishers. Reading through their Young Peoples' Library titles in the back is worth the price. This book has 228 pp. plus the publisher's catalog. No writing. View more info

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Ben and Kit; A Story of Two Children in London

By: Drewsen, M.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, Bible Truth Publishers:

Seller ID: 006384

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Very clean and sound, with no writing. Originally published about 1870. An evangelizing story for young people. 94 pp. View more info

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Radio Boys in the Flying Service

By: Duffield, J.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue: 1922

Edition: First, Not Stated

Seller ID: 000655

Condition: Good


Original red cloth with gilt lettering on boards, no DJ. Believed first edition, not stated. Front hinge re-glued. P.O.N. B/W front. 251 pp. plus several ads. Mouse- chewed near top of spine. View more info

Rabbits Rafferty

By: Dumas, Gerald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1968

Seller ID: 012681

Condition: Good Plus


Rabbits and his fellow citizens save the town from takeover by the evil Mink Mumsey. DJ price-clipped. 196 pp. View more info

Gaston and Josephine

By: Duplaix, Georges

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1936

Seller ID: 012818

Condition: Good


Gaston and Josephine are two very rosy French pigs who live with their mother and father on a little farm in the mountains in France. Their uncle in America has invited them to come and visit their little cousins. They begin with a look around Paris, but manage to miss their train. The Mayor lends them his bicycle, and they finally reach the ship. A fog closes in, but the little pigs squeak as loud as they can to warn other ships. In New York they receive the key to the ... View more info

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Bumper Book of Girls' Stories; Lilac Story Book for Girls and Open-Air Adventure Stories for Girls

By: Duthie, Eric (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1978

Edition: First Double-Volume Edition 1978

Seller ID: 000610

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth on boards, pictorial DJ with minor bottom tear, small piece missing from top, and price-clipped. 35 stories with over 170 illustrations. Very clean. 255 pp. View more info

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The Three Sneezes; and Other Swiss Tales

By: Duvoisin, Roger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Seller ID: 004894

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original white pictorial laminate on boards. Library card pocket removed, small Dewey number sticker on spine. Clean inside. Protected by clear plastic wrapper. Divided into French and German sections by origin. 245 pp. View more info

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Lone Star Fight

By: Eberle, Ermengarde

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead & Company: 1954

Seller ID: 002450

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue cloth on boards. Title page soiled. An embellishment of the siege of the Alamo by Santa Ana. 292 pp. plus bio. Intended for younger readers. View more info

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Simple Susan

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 007476

Condition: Good Minus


Original colour illustrated paper boards backed in olive cloth. Edgewear. Previous owner's name and inscription. Retold for children by Louey Chisholm, who saw it in a book entitled, "The Parent's Assistant", when she was a little girl. 64 pp. View more info

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The Outsider

By: Edwards, Monica

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Collins/Children's Book Club: 1962

Seller ID: 009383

Condition: Near Fine


Original bright red paper boards. Unclipped DJ. While the parents are on holiday in France a wild deer gets in with the cows. The youngsters tackle the project with gusto ! 256 pp. View more info

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Killer Dog

By: Edwards, Monica

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Collins/Children's Book Club: 1961

Seller ID: 009385

Condition: Near Fine


.Original yellow paper on boards. Unclipped DJ. Top edges dusty. No writing. The Hawkes family has a sheep farm in Romney Marsh. Something has been killing their sheep, usually at dawn. Is it Glen, their own dog ? They stay up all night to solve the mystery. 192 pp. View more info

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Dolphin Summer

By: Edwards, Monica

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Collins/Children's Book Club: 1963

Seller ID: 009386

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue paper boards. Unclipped DJ. Top edges dusty, otherwise Fine. Dolphins in Romney Marsh off the Sussex shore seem fascinated by the girls and their boat.. When they go for a midnight swim is it one of the same dolphins who saves Tamzin ? 192 pp. View more info

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The Little Black Coal

By: Eliot, Ethel Cook

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005543

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth lettered and decorated in black on boards. There were 10 colour plates, but 3 are missing. A little lump of coal tells his life story to all the other Things in the nursery. It is true because Things don't lie. He has to hurry, since he will soon be thrown into the fire. 95 pp. View more info

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Six Stories (The Arabian Nights' Entertainments)

By: Eliot, Samuel (Ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Boston Public Schools: 1880

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007391

Condition: Fair


Original red cloth on boards. Stories of The Fisherman, The Three Sisters, Prince Ahmed, Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sindbad. Editor was Superintendent of Public Schools. In his preface he states that the appeal of these stories to the imagination of our children is the reason for introducing a few of the best of them into the schools. He acknowledges that the text is that of Dr. Scott, published in England in 1811, revised and simplified. Random gluing repairs to gutter... View more info

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The Story of the Mass

By: Ellard, Gerald and Heeg, Aloysius

Price: $32.00

Publisher: New York, Devotional Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 010527

Condition: Good Plus


Delicate colour-illustrated booklet of 22 pp. Theme of giving in the Christian tradition. Inch tear at base of spine. View more info

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Wolf Ear the Indian

By: Ellis, Edward S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, McGloughlin Brothers, Inc.:

Seller ID: 009628

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Grey-green cloth showing lance, hatchet, bow, quiver, and shield in colour on boards. No date, but prior to move to Springfield, MA, in 1920. First free endpaper missing. Colour frontispiece shows Wolf Ear, the Ogalalla, with little Edith. Many more illustrations by Comstock. The story is set in South Dakota about 1890, when relations between natives and the white settlers were still uneasy. Brinton Kingsland, age 17, had met Wolf Ear earlier, but their friendship ... View more info

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The Yellow Friendly Book, A Story of China (The Friendly Books, No. 2)

By: Entwistle, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Edinburgh House Press: 1938

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 010506

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Illustrated white boards backed in yellow cloth. Colour frontispiece, line drawings, and six stories about China. Woman's Missionary Society stamp and small label. 66 pp. See The Red Friendly Book listed separately. View more info

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The Green Friendly Book; Stories of Friendship in an Indian Village

By: Entwistle, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Edinburgh House Press: 1934

Seller ID: 010713

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green paper boards backed in beige cloth. Woman's Missionary Society stamp and seal. No other writing or marks. Six stories about sharing. 64 pp. plus 2-page list of "Something to Do" after reading. Frontispiece in colour. View more info

Czech Fairytales

By: Erben, Karel Jaromir and Nemcova, Bozena

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Prague, Vitalis: 2008

Seller ID: 012118

ISBN: 978-80-7253-276

Condition: Very Good


Colour-illustrated paper boards backed in red cloth. Gift note at top corner, inside cover. OW Near Fine. Purchasd in Prague, 2009. The Black Princess. The Three Spinners. The Golden Hill. The Devil and Kate. The Clever Princess. Fire Bird and Red Fox. Long, Broad and Sharp Eyes. The Princess with the Golden Star on Her Forehead. Boil, Pot, Boil ! Illustrations in colour. 115 pp. View more info