Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1961. This is the story of Hugh Copplestone, who lived in Devon during the reign of Queen Elizabeth. When his father died, Hugh and his beloved dog Argos had to go to live with his Aunt Alison, who did not like either boys or dogs. When she threatened Argos, Hugh ran away. Hoping to get to the University at Oxford, as his father had done before him, instead he fell in with a band of wandering players and had a year of adventure, travel and learning before finding a new home. (Donor inscription on ffep. else fine) . Re-issue. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped. Illus. by Illus.C.Walter Hodges.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1995. Anthology of stories by L.M.Montgomery originally published in various books and magazines collected and edited by Rea Wilmshurst. A delightful gift book for Christmas (donor inscription on ffep, else fine) . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped.
Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1959. For children a series of stories recounting how 4 bronze horses celebrating an ancient Olympic victory were taken to Rome, Constantinople, Venice and Paris before returning to stand on the Basilica of San Marco in Venice again. Delightfully illustrated with woodcuts by Charles Joslin 224p. maps on endpapers. Donor inscription on half title. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Charles Joslin.
London: Dolphin Books, 2003. Eighth in the series "The Roman Mysteries" Ancient Rome, four children and a mystery - set in Ostia."n the Roman port of Ostia braziers are lit, hot spiced wine is brewed and soft fur covers are brought out from cedarwood storage chests. It"s the season of Saturnalia, a pagan festival where anything can happen. When a Roman widow begins to show a keen interest in Captain Geminus, his daughter Flavia and her friends have to find out if she really loves him or is just after his money. To do that, Flavia has to undertake the twelve labours of Hercules. And there is a lion on the loose!.". Reprint. Soft Cover. Fine.
London: Armada, 1986. A prolific author of childrens' stories who produced more than 50 titles in the "Chalet School" series. This story was first published in 1942 . These later paperback reprints may be abridged from the original hardcover editions.. Reprint. Pbk. Near Fine.
Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1961. "Annotated for school use with a preface and questions by R.P.McDonald ..." 306p. Maps on endpapers Clena crisp copy, no marks. Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine. Illus. by William Stobbs.
London: Macmillan, 1966. Historical adventures ranging from medieval England to the Fijords of Norway .First published 1949. Frontispiece and dust jacket illustrated by H.M.Brock. Text clean and tight, but ffep missing, minor signs of library ownership, shadow of tape. DJ now protected in plastic sleeve.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good, Price Clipped. Illus. by H.M.Brock. Ex-Library.
New York: Bantam, 2005. On a quaint, snowy Chelsea street, librarian Catherine Tierney and a widowed Christmas tree seller from Nova Scotia will rediscover the magic of the season where they least expect it: in a chance encounter that leads to a holiday surprise of love and hope powerful enough to last a lifetime.. Pbk. Near Fine.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. Vintage copy of the fifteenth story in Blyton's popular "Famous Five" series for children." The novels feature the adventures of a group of young children - Julian, Dick, Anne and George - and their dog Timmy. " Nice clean tight copy. Red cloth boardswith black printing.. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Soper, Eileen.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965. 1959 Carnegie Medal winner. Fascinating and moving novel of the end of Roman rule in Britain. Name of previous owner in ffep . Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Illus. Charles Keeping.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1995. "The stories collected here depict a wonderful assortment of Montgomery's strong and independent "old maids" who have not been pining for Prince Charming, and for whom marriage is a pleasant addition to a perfectly satisfactory life. There are a number of younger heroes and heroines too, whose courtships are complicated by lovers' misunderstanings or obstinate parents. Montgomery manages to get them all out of their difficulties in various clever and amusing ways". Anthology of interesting tales by L.M.Montgomery originally published in various magazines. Contains : Aunt Philippa & the Men; a Dinner of Herbs; Jessamine; the Pennington's Girl; the Gossip of Valley View; the Pursuit of the Ideal; By the Rule of the Contrary; Nan; the Wooing of Bessey; Miss Cordelia's Accommodation; the Twins & a Wedding; Them Notorious Pigs; the Dissipation of Miss Ponsonby; an Unconventional Confidence; the Way of the Winning of Anne; the Touch of Fate; What Aunt Marcella Would Have Called it; When Jack & Jill Took a Hand; . 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Ed.Rea Wilmshurst.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1967. In AD 119, the Ninth Roman Legion marched north into the wilds of Britain beyond Agricola's Wall and disappeared without a trace. Fifteen years later, Marcus Flavius Aquila, the son of the unit's commander, embarks on a quest to recover the lost eagle standard of the Ninth, symbol of a legion's - and his family's - honor. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Good>Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Illus.C.Walter Hodges.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1967. All around him Phaedrus the Gladiator could hear the triumphant shouts of the crowd; and he knew that he had won his wooden foil and was free... But he had not left a life of chance behind him. Soon he was to find himself riding north towards the wilds of Caledonia on a strange mission. He was to assume the identity of a man to whom he bore an extraordinary resemblance: Midir, heir to the kingdom of Dalriada and Lord of the Horse People. Name o previous owner on ffep.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1966. Although Beric was rescued by Brirish tribesmen from a wrecked Roman ship, when he grew up he was expelled from the tribe. As a slave he was condemned to the rowing benches of a Roman Galley, but eventually returned to Britain where he was finally adopted by a Roman ex-centurion and was able to reconcile both British and Roman heritages. Name of previous owner on ffep. some slight shelf waer, dj now in protective sleeve . Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/Good with slight chips & Tear.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1966. Randal rose from despised dog-boy to loyal Knight "though the price he had to pay for this final honour was a heavy one." a moving, wonderfully wrought story of Norman England. Previous owner's name on ffep. Slight damage to head of spine, and to dj in same place . Text clean and neat.. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Good/Good with slight chips & Tear. Illus. by Illus. Charles Keeping.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1960. An vivid and moving account of the Vikings who resisted the Norman Conquest in the Lake District in North West England. Previous owner's name on ffep . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear. Illus. by C.Walter Hodges.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1995. Anthology of stories by L.M.Montgomery originally published in various books and magazines collected and edited by Rea Wilmshurst. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979. An historical novel about the life of the hero of the resistance to the Norman Conquest - Hereward the Wake. Originally published by Bodley Head, then re-issued in the "New Oxford Library" series.. Re-issue. Laminated HC. Very Good. Illus. by William Stobbs.
Athens: Kedros, 1977. Moving story of the Nazi occupation of Greece and the children who resisted the Nazis.Text clan and neat. Minimal marks of library ownership, original wraps a little scuffed . Reprint. French Wraps. Good>Very Good. Ex-Library.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. This story was made into a movie "The Eagle" and this reprint was issued to tie inwith the release in 2011. In AD 119, the Ninth Roman Legion marched north into the wilds of Britain beyond Agricola's Wall and disappeared without a trace. Fifteen years later, Marcus Flavius Aquila, the son of the unit's commander, embarks on a quest to recover the lost eagle standard of the Ninth, symbol of a legion's - and his family's - honor. Clean crisp, unmarked copy [Movie review laid in]. Re-issue. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Illus.C.Walter Hodges.