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Forest Mammals; The North American Wildlife Series

By: Kalman, Bobbie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Crabtree: 1987

Seller ID: 000732

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial plasticized cover on boards, no DJ. Very clean, with only minimal library stamp and numbering. Any lover of animals in the wild will appreciate the colour and b/w drawings. 57 pp. including glossary and index. A book for children, or put it on a coffee table! View more info

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The Tale of Sly Tod

By: King, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie:

Edition: Blackie's Easy To Read Books

Seller ID: 000194

Condition: Good


Original pictorial boards. Only a small chip from the cover drawing of Sly Tod keeps this from being Very Good. A second story, Not Too Small, has one line drawing, while Sly Tod has six with front. In large type for young readers. See how Sly Tod, the fox. manages to catch chickens and ducks. He even escapes the fox hunters ! Not Too Small demonstrates that size isn't all that matters. 64 delightful pp. View more info

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The Water-Babies

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, Limited:

Seller ID: 007428

Condition: Very Good


Original bright blue cloth on boards. DJ missing small pieces head of spine and has a few closed tears, protected by clear plastic wrapper. Innocent DJ and front. show naked children frolicking in water. Kingsley was a clergyman who served as Chaplain to Queen Victoria as well as Professor of Modern History at Cambridge. The story first appeared in 1863. It has been called a liberal Protestant version of a religious tract, the protagonist of which is Tom,an amoral ch... View more info

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The Water-Babies

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $25.00

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

Seller ID: 009882

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. No writing. 18 full-colour plates in this colourful volume. Price-clipped DJ. Light foxing on the reverse of the DJ. 224 pp. View more info

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Manco, the Peruvian Chief; or An Englishman's Adventures in the Country of the Incas

By: Kingston, W.H.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 000700

Condition: Fair


Original red cloth pictorial cover of canoeists chasing a moose(?) on boards, no DJ. Another of the colourfully-illustrated Kingston books. Eight full-page colour plates by Berkeley. Three-masted ship on spine. Book is soiled and worm-worn, but the drawings are unique ! 304 pp. View more info

The Children's Book of the Saguenay

By: Knott, Leonard L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Montreal, Editorial Associates Limited: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012347

Condition: Good Plus


Large, multi-coloured hardcover. All about larger passenger or cruise ships. Explains the various personnel and their tasks. Some local history, too, as the ship's names are given, and the statue in honor of Madeleine de Vercheres is described. Visit Quebec City, ride in a caleche, see the Manoir Richelieu, and learn to sing 'Alouette'. There are some crayon scribbles on the inside covers, but all text is easily readable. 29 pp. View more info

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A Week with Twickingham; Sweet Peas; Wide World Rambles

By: Kringle, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, H.L. Kilner and Co.: 1884

Seller ID: 002734

Condition: Good


Origiinal blue cloth with black lettering and decoration on boards. Three stories bound into one volume. Cover states Premium Library. Frontispiece was glued inside front cover, but is tearing away. Many b/w illustrations. 67, 63, and 59 pp., respectively. Minor cover edge wear. View more info

The Road to Oz

By: L. Frank Baum

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1991

Seller ID: 012939

ISBN: 0688099971

Condition: Fine


This will bring back memories ! From The Way to Butterfield to The Birthday Celebration, these 24 chapters will have you joining Dorothy and her friends for adventures you've forgotten about ! Wonder Book Series. 267 pp. View more info

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Come True Land Stories

By: Lane, Estella H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, The Pilgrim Press: 1928

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 004370

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth with full airplane pastedown on boards. A book of stories for children. 142 pp. View more info

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A Puzzling Pair

By: Le Feuvre, Amy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1898

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 002561

Condition: Good Minus


Original grey pictorial cloth decorated in green and red on boards. This book has been read, loved, and fingered nearly to death, but with no writing or obvious abuse. The "Pair" are Guy and Beryl(Berry), young twins who live with their father and servants in a neglected manor house by the sea in Devon. The father is a writer going through lean times, but opportunity calls him away to the city. The children, arguing over who is to be "master" or "... View more info

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Ho-Ming, Girl of New China

By: Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Company: 1934

Seller ID: 008881

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Bellview School stamped inside front cover. Ho-Ming is twelve years old and living in old-fashioned China. As a friend shares new ideas with her over the next five years, Ho-Ming becomes part of New China. No writing or serious damage to book. Cover shows general wear from reading. 266 pp. View more info

Songs for Little Children

By: MacMillan, Rev. Alexander (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, United Church Publishing House: 1937

Seller ID: 012275

Condition: Good Plus


Maroon book on cloth boards. Approx. 125 songs and finger plays with recommendations for three age groups: Nursery (3 yrs.), Beginner (4-5 yrs.), and Primary (6,7, and 8 yrs.). Pp. 95-96 have a long tear, but are readable. 100 pp. View more info

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Maddigan's Fantasia

By: Mahy, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2006

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010692

ISBN: 0-571-23015-6

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black paper boards. Minor wear to DJ. Previous owner's name. Garland Maddigan is 12, and the daughter of Fantasia's ringmaster. When three strange children join the circus, things take a turn for the worse. Also on BBC TV. 441 pp. View more info

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A Book of Giants

By: Manning-Sanders, Ruth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006537

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Stories of giants from around the world. Although they are big and sometimes eat people, they can usually be conquered by quick thinking. School library stamp. 125 pp. View more info

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Masterman Ready

By: Marryat, Capt. Frederick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: NOISBN Juvenile. Fiction.

Seller ID: 007115

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Gift note. No other writing or damage. Preface describes the author's appraisal of Swiss Family Robinson (his children's favourite book) as having "difficulties which for me were insurmountable...It does not adhere to the probable..."- Preface. This book, then, can be expected to adhere to the probable, and to present to children a realistic picture of life, together with the occasional caution, "When people are too eag... View more info

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The Biggest Bear on Earth

By: McCracken, Harold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1943

Edition: Tenth Impression

Seller ID: 010805

Condition: Good Minus


Light blue cloth on boards. Author appears enamoured of large bears - and this is the largest ! Library card pocket and two short spine rips on front joint. Cover soil. Firmly bound. Colour frontispiece and several b/w. 114 pp. View more info

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The Secret Jungle

By: McGregor, R. J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Sheldon Press: 1928

Edition: First

Seller ID: 008164

Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth lettered and illustrated in black on boards. A co-operative effort between the publisher, Sheldon Press, and the SPCK, this book was also awarded first prize as the "best boy's story with a missionary interest" by the United Council for Missionary Education, London. Previous owner's name, Betty Short, together with the very good condition, suggests that the book was hardly read. Satisfies First Edition guidelines in that it has the prescri... View more info

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A Bunch of Cherries

By: Meade, L.T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset and Dunlap:

Seller ID: 001255

Condition: Good


Original beige cloth decorated in floral green with large colour pastedown of girl in pink dress. No DJ. Noticeable wear and soil to cover. Front. torn 1 1/2 inch at bottom. 288 pp. plus several ads. View more info

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Little Mary and Other Stories

By: Meade, L.T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, W. & R. Chambers, Limited:

Seller ID: 005072

Condition: Good


Original highly decorated red cloth on boards. Poor Dolly Dingle was not like all the other Dingles. She wasn't pretty, and she was naughty. She didn't like to wash her face or hands. As she grew older she began to wish for a baby sister. If only Dolly could have a little sister, she'd be a good girl ! 136 pp. Previous owner's name and date of 1901. Some edge wear and hand soil, but sound and easily readable. View more info

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Queen of the Day and Other Stories

By: Meade, Manwell, Crompton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister:

Seller ID: 006948

Condition: Good Plus


Original colour illustrated paper boards. A lovely little book. Queen of the Day by L.T. Meade, Miss Corny's Niece by M.B. Manwell, and The Moorland Brook by Frances E. Crompton. Gutter strain between pp. 32-33 necessitated gluing to prevent separation. No writing. Some spine abrasion. 40 pp. View more info