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Helen's Babies/ The Adventures of a Brownie (The Pleasant Hour Series)

By: Habberton, John/ Mulock, Dinah Maria

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Barse and Hopkins:

Seller ID: 006686

Condition: Near Fine


Original brown cloth with illustrated pastedown on boards. Helen's Babies has been around since 1876, but this copy looks as though it came out last week. Adventures of a Brownie is even older, by four years. 48 pp. in each of the two stories, with several ads. No writing or damage. View more info

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The Home Children

By: Harrison, Phyllis (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Watson and Dwyer: 1985

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 011971

ISBN: 0-920486-04-5

Condition: Good Plus


Photo-illustrated softcover. An account of the "Home Children" who were brought at a young age from England to work on farms in Canada from 1870 to 1930, when the Depression put an end to the program. 271 pp. View more info

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Vinegar Boy

By: Hawse, Alberta

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Moody Press: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 006350

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green grained plasticized cloth on boards. Signed, "Alberta Hawse, I John: 5:11,12." Long gift note and previous owner's name. DJ unclipped. Vinegar Boy's regular job is carrying vinegar wine and myrrh to the crucifixion hill. Today he had hoped to meet a man who was gaining a reputation as a miracle worker, to see if he could remove the ugly birthmark on the boy's face. However, he was called to work - there were to be 3 crucifixions today. 176 pp. View more info

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Tanglewood Tales

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Henneberry Company:

Seller ID: 011552

Condition: Very Good


Maroon embossed cloth on boards. Gift note dated 1922. Note: This book follows The Wonder Book (which should be read first). More retelling of Greek myths, the details of which are somewhat softened. Just the thing for a future Jeopardy champ ! 308 pp. View more info

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Our Brother Nick and the Tattooed Gardener

By: Hayle, Felicity

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low: 1958

Seller ID: 006889

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original colour illustrated paper boards. Several British expressions, but illustrations help to follow the story. Bottom corner tip wear. gift note. View more info

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Jane Withers and the Swamp Wizard; Authorized Edition

By: Heisenfelt, Kathryn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman: 1944

Edition: Authorized

Seller ID: 000739

Condition: Very Good


Original green plastic-covered boards with orange lettering. DJ edge-tattered and repaired inside. SEE SCAN. Jane Withers was a long-playing star from the age of 8 (With Shirley Temple in "Bright Eyes") until semi-retirement in 1947. She returned to the movie screen in 1956, in "Giant". TV viewers might remember her as Josephine the Plumber in Comet commercials in the 60's and 70's. 248 pp.Whitman 2301. View more info

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Ameliaranne Camps Out

By: Heward, Constance

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Georghe G. Harrap & Co., Ltd: 1939

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008690

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original colour printed boards show six children around a campfire over which a pot suspended from a tripod is cooking. Peggy, from whom I bought the book, is now in her 70's. You can see where she printed her name twice on the endpapers. I have erased it as best I could. Cover edges and corners are gently worn. Binding is secure. Approx 56 pp. View more info

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Chips; A Study of Manchester Life

By: Hocking, Silas K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co.: 1887

Seller ID: 007656

Condition: Good


Original grey-green cloth on blindstamped boards. Wear to spine ends and wrinkles to back cover. No front free endpaper. Front hinge cracked. Seth Baker was 9 or 10, and his brother, Chips, two years older. The boys survive by selling chips on the street. 87 pp. View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins in the Country

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1940

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003895

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original green cloth on boards. Wraparound DJ has light wear head and foot. Hinges starting to crack. No names, marks, or damage otherwise. An early Saalfield issue, believed to be 1940 or soon thereafter. We have listed the other two of the first three titles in similar condition separately. 252 pp. View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins at the Seashore

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1940

Seller ID: 003897

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Wraparound pictorial DJ. The other two of the first three titles are listed separately. All three are from the same home, and were originally priced at 39 cents in pencil. Hinges are starting to crack, but there is no other damage and no writing. 252 pp. View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap:

Seller ID: 008671

Condition: Fair


Original green cloth on boards with large pastedown of a boy and girl sharing flowers. The Bobbseys head for the West Indies and discover buried treasure. Clean and readable inside, but covers worn and spine tear repaired. 248 pp. View more info

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The Bobbsey Twins at the Seashore

By: Hope, Laura Lee

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap:

Seller ID: 008681

Condition: Good


Original green cloth with large colour pastedown on boards. No writing. 2-inch vertical tear from top of page 43-44 taped. Brown stain on back cover. The only date shown is the 1907 copyright. The gang spends the night in an old barn when the carriage breaks down. 211 pp. View more info

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Work and Wages, Or, Life in Service

By: Howitt, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company: 1856

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009495

Condition: Fair to Good


Brown cloth on boards. A continuation of "Little Coin, Much Care." Covers faded. Previous owner's name. First published in 1842, this book appears to be a severe, moralizing tale intended for children. Small print. 178 pp. View more info

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Linger by the Sea

By: Itani, Frances

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1979

Seller ID: 003207

ISBN: 0-88790-108-5

Condition: Very Good Plus


Soft cover children's picture book illustrated by Canadian artist, Molly Lamb Bobak. "Born in Vancouver, Molly Lamb Bobak's career as an artist was launched during World War II as an official war artist, the first woman to be given that title. Posted around the country and then overseas, she recorded the day-to-day, ordinary activities of the Canadian Women's Army Corps" (from her artist profile at Gallery 78). Her husband, Bruno Bobak, is also an artist. The ... View more info

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Uncle Jim's Stories from the Old Testament; A Book of Bible Stories for Children

By: James, Hartwell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, A.J. Holman Company: 1923

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007956

Condition: Very Good


Original purple cloth with pastedown on boards. DJ lightly chipped. 236 pp. No writing or damage. View more info

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White Horses and Black Bulls

By: Jenkins, Alan C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., W. W. Norton: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001744

Condition: Very Good


Original mustard cloth on boards. Pictorial DJ is price-clipped and has minor edge tears and scratches. The wild animals of Camargue in the South of France are admired by Paul Christophe, who covets one of the horses for his own. 112 pp. View more info

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A Cruise in the Acorn

By: Jerrold, Alice (Mrs. Adolphe Smith)

Price: $825.00

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward & Co.: 1875

Seller ID: 004304

Condition: Good


Original reddish-brown blindstamped cloth with floral pastedown decorated in black and lettered in gold on bevelled boards. General wear; worn through at corners and head and foot of spine. All six chromolithographs by Kate Greenaway are present and excellent except for 1/2 inch edge tear in frontispiece. Chromograph Series. Each illustration is accompanied by a well-known, appropriate poem. There is light foxing to endpapers, but interior is essentially clean and ea... View more info

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Where the Golden Eagle Soars

By: Johns, Captain W.E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton/ Children's Book Club: 1960

Seller ID: 009384

Condition: Near Fine


Original beige paper boards. Unclipped DJ has very light hand soil on rear panel. Book has dusty top edges, otherwise Fine. A story for lovers of nature about wild life in the Highlands of Scotland. Lightly cocked. 192 pp. View more info

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The Sleeping Beauty (Bedtime Wonder Tales)

By: Johnson, Clifton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Goldsmith Publishing Co.: 1935

Seller ID: 004030

Condition: Good


Original red cloth with black lettering on boards. DJ has several edge tears repaired inside. Sleeping Beauty and seven more folklore stories. 117 pp. View more info

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Edith Leigh's Prayer Book

By: K. M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Protestant Episcopal Society for the Proomotion of Evangelical Knowledge: 1867

Seller ID: 011434

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Maroon cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Dedicated to Little Patients in the Children's Ward of St. Luke's Hospital. A fictitious story with three very sharp illustrations with tissue covers. Moderate wear to head and foot of spine and corner tips. 250 pp. View more info