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David Chester's Motto; Honour Bright; A Boy's Adventures at School and at Sea.

By: Escott-Inman, Rev. Herbert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Warne: 1905

Seller ID: 000690

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth, pictorial and highly decorated in black, white, and gilt, on boards. Large prize plate on FFEP, below stamp of West Ham Education Committee, Godwin Road School. Seal of West Ham Education Committee embossed centre of rear cover. Ever so slight wear at corner tips, OW Very Good. SEE SCAN. 371 pp. plus brief Warne's catalogue. View more info

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An Adventure with the Apaches

By: Ferry, Gabriel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Benziger Brothers: 1900

Seller ID: 000769

Condition: Good


Original blue-grey highly-decorated cloth on boards, no DJ. 151 pp. plus lengthy catalog. Library bookplate and several stamps, OW good. View more info

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Elsie's Children

By: Finley, Martha

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead: 1905

Seller ID: 000770

Condition: Very Good


Original red blind-stamped cloth on boards. Good DJ with only minor chips top and bottom. Lovely oval cover portrait on DJ. Cloth covers are glossy and bright. SEE SCAN. Also see my other listings of Elsie's Womanhood and Elsie's Motherhood by the same publisher, both with fair DJs, and Elsie At Home, published by Donahue(earlier). This book has 323 pp. View more info

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Elsie's Womanhood

By: Finley, Martha

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Dodd, Mead: 1917

Seller ID: 000771

Condition: Very Good


Original red blind-stamped cloth on boards, fair DJ. SCAN shows DJ cover, but nearly 1/3 of DJ spine is missing, and fragile on all folds. Companion volume to my other listings, Elsie's Children and Elsie's Motherhood. See also an earlier volume, Elsie at Home, published by Donohue. This book has 343 pp. View more info

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Wigwag Weigand

By: Fitzhugh, Percy Keese

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 001535

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth, yellow letters, on boards. No DJ. Light handling cover soil. 214 pp. plus several series ads. View more info

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Arthur Ellerslie; or, The Brave Boy

By: Forrester, Francis (Esq.) (Rev. Daniel Wise)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Brown, Taggard, and Chase: 1858

Seller ID: 001125

Condition: Very Good


Original blind-stamped red cloth on boards. No DJ. Gilt spine dec. and lettering. Cover shows four children dancing around a Maypole and elaborate floral corners. Back cover identical. This is from the first children's series, My Uncle Toby's Library, issued in 12 volumes by Reverend Wise in 1853. At least four more series followed. Somehow he found time to hold various pastorates (Methodist) from 1837-52, edit the Sunday-School Messenger from 1838-44, and write se... View more info

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The Story of a Red-Deer

By: Fortescue, Hon. J.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1905

Seller ID: 008000

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original dark green full leather on flexible board. A story in praise of wild animals. However, either the child will have to be an advanced reader or the teacher an advanced performer in order to make sense of the mother rabbit's Devon accent. Troubling , too, is the snobbery of the mother red-deer, who teaches her fawn that he is superior to the trout, with whom he must never associate. Perhaps the best use of the book is as a Social Studies assignment in Junior Hi... View more info

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The Young Hop-pickers

By: Fry, Sarah Maria (The Late)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Boston, Henry Hoyt: 1859

Seller ID: 003406

Condition: Good Plus


Original blue blind-stamped diamond design in cloth on boards. Gilt spine titles. Frontispiece and two more engravings. Ellen, the farmer's daughter, takes an interest in teaching the itinerant hop pickers, with religious overtones. Previous owner's name and date, 1861. Resembles a Tract Society book. Obviously posthumous, since author is referred to as "The Late." Could find no bio on this author. Mild foxing, waterstain, and corner wear. 86 pp. View more info

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Teen-Age Nurse Stories

By: Furman, A.L. (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap: 1959

Seller ID: 000776

Condition: Very Good


Original red tweed paper on boards, no DJ. The Teen-Age Library. Front hinge repaired and slightly cocked, OW very good. View more info

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Hilda's Adventures

By: Garrard, Phillis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son:

Seller ID: 001365

Condition: Good


Original red cloth on boards. No DJ. Previous owner's names (3). Another of the series, this one about jumping horses. 224 pp. Binding strained, but not separated. View more info

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The History of Little Goody Two Shoes

By: Goldsmith, Oliver (Attributed)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston Company: 1930

Edition: First -(No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009176

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Includes New Old Stories and Verses as well as The Entertaining History of Giles Gingerbread in addition to Goody Two Shoes. Two colour plates and ten b/w line drawings. Illustrated endpapers. 96 pp. View more info

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Martyrs to Madness; The Victims of the Holocaust

By: Gottfried, Ted

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brookfield, CT, Twenty-First Century Books: 2000

Edition: First(Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 010804

ISBN: 0-7613-1715-5

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. DJ fine. Short tape on first free endpaper and library examination stamp on rear endpaper. Never circulated - apparently judged too scary for children. But how will they know ? Advanced readers through Middle School might be well-served by this book. 126 pp. View more info

Maggie Muggins in the Meadow

By: Grannan, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen, Limited: 1956

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007769

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original light green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name neatly printed inside cover. Twelve more stories by the favourite children's story-teller and author from Fredericton. 150 pp. View more info

Maggie Muggins and the Fieldmouse

By: Grannan, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen, Ltd.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012726

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. Spine faded. Previous owner's name. Eleven stories. 154 pp. View more info

Maggie Muggins; Tee Vee Tales

By: Grannan, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen Limited: 1958

Seller ID: 012746

Condition: Good Plus


Red paper boards. First free endpaper removed. Twelve stories, including Chocolate Eggs, The Flying Trapeze, and The Magician. 152 pp. View more info

Maggie Muggins Again

By: Grannan, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen Limited: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012777

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Minor tape to DJ, but look inside ! Here are dozens of familiar drawings of Maggie and her friends on every page ! Eleven stories include "The Lost Shoe" and "The Snake Mittens." Book is clean and sound. 153 pp. View more info

More Just Mary Stories

By: Grannan, Mary E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen & Son, Ltd.: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012747

ISBN: 0-919028-24-1

Condition: Very Good


Red paper boards. DJ has two small top tears. No writing. Ten stories, including Mrs. Tab's Party, Admiral Nelson, and Wing Feathers. Innocent, clean fun for your little one. 128 pp. View more info

Just Mary Stories; Just Mary's Red Book

By: Grannan, Mary E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen, Limited: 1953

Seller ID: 012926

Condition: Good


"Susan" in ink on cover. Author's portrait on rear cover. Tear in bottom of spine repaired. One of a number by a popular CBC storyteller, a former teacher in Fredericton. 138 pp. View more info

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A Cadet of Belgium; An American Boy in the Great War; A Story of Cavalry Daring - Bicycle and Armored Automobile Adventures

By: Grant, Captain Allan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Doran: 1915

Seller ID: 000447

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, pictorial illustration in red, brown, and black, on boards. No DJ. Front hinge repaired and front. reinserted. Adventure story set early in WW 1. 2-3" scuff on back cover, half-inch wide, missing cloth. 286 pp. View more info

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Household Stories By the Brothers Grimm

By: Grimm, The Brothers

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.:

Seller ID: 011012

Condition: Fair


Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Wear to head and foot of spine. Hinges cracked and showing mesh backing. All text legible. Numerous small edge tears. 342 pp. View more info