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The Wolfling, a Documentary Novel of the Eighteen-Seventies (1870s)

By North, Sterling

NY: E. P. Dutton, 1969 VG+/VG- 2nd Printing HCDJ. Very nice copy with previous owner's ID label on front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Very clean, solid, appears unread. Unclipped DJ has chipping, small tears closed with archival cloth tape. 5.75" x 8.5", 222 pages. Winner of the 'Dutton Animal Book Award' of 1969, this book is beautifully illustrated by John Schoenherr. This is the dramatic and enchanting story of a boy and his wolf, set in the American Midwest of the 1860s - a fascinating followup to the author's wildly successful "Rascal.". Hard Cover.


I\'m in Charge of Celebrations
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I'm in Charge of Celebrations

By Baylor, Byrd; Parnall, Peter (illustrator)

NY: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1995 NEAR FINE reprint, crisp, clean, unmarked. 8" x 10", no page numbers, beautiful art by three-time Caldecott Honor Book illustrator Peter Parnall. A dweller in the desert celebrates a triple rainbow, a chance encounter with a coyote, and other wonders of the American Southwest wilderness. . Soft Cover.


Children of the Yukon
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Children of the Yukon

By Harrison, Ted

Montreal: Tundra Books, 1988 VERY GOOD+ 2nd printing softcover. Nearly new covers, as-new interiors, previous owner's name at top of title page.9.25" x 10.25", 24 pages. Brilliant & colorful paintings by the Yukon's best-known painter depict children of the Yukon at work and play: snaring rabbits, feeding ravens, racing on snowshoes and hunting moose, panning for gold in Bonanza Creek, and exploring the ruins of Dawson City.. Soft Cover.


Raimundo the Unwilling Warrior

By Prieto, Mariana

Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Harvey House, 1971 VERY GOOD First Edition HC/no DJ. Not a former library book. Very nice copy with light wear at spine tips, no soiling, absolutely pristine interiors. No markings of any kind. 7.25" x 10.25", 45 pages. A Mexican boy saves a rooster from a cock fighting ring. For children ages 6-12.. Hard Cover. Illus. by Beatrice Darwin .


Communication 3, the Macmillan Language Program

By Horton, John A

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1971 FINE unmarked HC. First Edition, with laid in notice from the publisher. Appears unread. 7.25" x 9.25", 265 pages. Part of the Macmillan Language Program series, this level 3 book is both a reader and a book of general knowledge. Excellent for homeschool parents and children. Topics include space exploration, fables, horses, West Indies, being a reporter, being a printer, acting, pets, film making. . Hard Cover.


Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch

By Rice, Alice Hegan

Racine, WI: Whitman, 1962 VERY GOOD+ HC. Lovely printed boards with just a trace of rubbing at corners. Hinges as-new, unmarked, pages lightly tanned otherwise as-new. 5.75" x 7.75", 138 pages. - Originally published in 1901, this book embodies the remarkable writing skills and imagination of the author. She recreates the poor white southern dialect of the 19th century, as she describes the interaction between rich and poor, and how each enriches the lives of the others.. Hard Cover.


Canada: Immigrants & Settlers

By Hundey, Ian

Toronto: Gage Publishing, 1980 FINE 3rd Printing (1982) HC. Nearly perfect covers, ownership marks on endpapers otherwise unmarked. Interiors appear unhandled. Oblong 7.75" x 8.75", 327 pages, index, well-illustrated. High school level Canadian history book, includes First Nations, explorers, pioneers, settlers, first farmers, wars, migrations, growth. . Hard Cover.


The Tormentors
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The Tormentors

By Hall, Lynn

Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.: Harcourt Brace Jovanivich, 1990 VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD First Edition, 1st Printing, ex-library with normal markings. No wear to brown boards, as-new binding, FINE text. VG clipped DJ protected in mylar since '90. 5.5" x 8.5", 102 pages. - When his beloved German shepherd vanishes, Sox sets out to find the thief and finds himself involved with a ring of dangerous dog trainers who kidnap animals for their own illegal profit.. Hard Cover.


Mandy for Girls 1988

London: D.C. Thomson & Co., 1987 VERY GOOD HC. Excellent illustrated boards with only light bottom corner wear. Unmarked, clipped, pristine interiors. Approx. 7.5" x 11", 126 pages, color comic book illustrations. . Hard Cover.


The Tale of a Wild Duck

By Moric, Rudo

Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications, 1966 FINE 4th Printing HC, no DJ as issued. Brand new book: unopened, unmarked, unread. Extra strong binding. 7.75" x 10.25", unpaginated, illustrations by Dagmar Cerna. Outstanding children's story in English language - originally published in Czechoslovakia. Suitable for ages 5 to 10. . Hard Cover. Illus. by Dagmar Cerna.


Cannonball River Tales

By Rounds, David

San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1992 AS-NEW/NEAR-FINE First Edition (stated), 1st Printing. Brand new copy with no markings of any kind in a very nice DJ with no tears & no chipping. 8.5" x 10.25", 97 pages. A Sierra Club Books for Children book: The banks of the Cannonball River never cease to surprise Tom Terry in a series of tall tales about his watery home in which he meets a talking rabbit, a flying silver dragon, and the beautiful River Spirit herself. These unique tales are a perfect blend of foolishness, deep feeling for the beauties and mysteries of nature, and magical fantasy. . Hard Cover.


You\'re Only Old Once! A Book for Obsolete Children
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You're Only Old Once! A Book for Obsolete Children

By Seuss, Dr. (Geisel, Theodor Seuss)

NY: Random House, 1986 AS-NEW/FINE First Edition, 1st Printing. No markings of any kind, no bumps, no wear, pristine condition. Quarter-bound in brown cloth with green gilt lettering, and paper covered boards with author's name blind-stamped on front. Unclipped DJ is nearly perfect with no tears, no chipping. 8.25" x 10.25", no pagination. . Hard Cover.


Riding Course Summer

By Leitch, Pat

London: Collins - Seagull Library, 1963 VERY GOOD/GOOD First Edition, 1st Seagull Library printing, black flap of DJ lists to this title. A beautiful volume with nearly perfect blue boards, square and solid binding, tanned pages, one page with folded corner and edge tear, previous owner's name on endpaper. Original DJ shows young woman commanding a saddled horse to rear up. Dustjacket has chipping and several tears, now neatly repaired with archival cloth tape. 5" x 7.25", 187 pages. "This is a warm, humorous story about horses and riders. All young people who have a love of animals will enjoy this absorbing tale, whether they ride or not." . Hard Cover.


The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum

By Burgess, Thornton W

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1943 VERY GOOD reprint HC with dark navy blue covers and black titles, light rubbing at the corners and spine tips. The binding and hinges are solid. The front endpapers and half-title page have the names of former owners. There is no foxing. All text pages are FINE. 4.75" x 7", 117 pages, frontispiece and illustrations by Harrison Cady, the illustrator who gave us the familiar form of Peter Rabbit and many other animal characters. Thornton Waldo Burgess first published this title in 1914. . Hard Cover.


Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

By Sidney, Margaret

NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1936 VERY GOOD+/GOOD "complete authorized edition.". A beautiful copy with illustrated blue boards, minor bumps, trace of edgewear only. Binding is square and solid, all text is FINE: crisp, clean and bright. Unmarked but for previous owner's name on endpaper. Unclipped DJ has several short tears, now expertly closed, and 1 sq. inch piece missing from head of spine. 5.5" x 7.5", 248 pages, illustrated by William Sharp, pictorial endpapers. Originally published in 1880. "There is rich adventure, tense moments when sorrow hovers close over a gallant household, innumerable surprises and all the intimate detail of daily hopes and disappointments and pleasures, in this old favorite; everything in fact that makes a book a true adventure in reading.". Hard Cover.


Just Mary Stories, Just Mary's Green Book

By Grannan, Mary E

Toronto: Thomas Allen Limited, 1951 VERY GOOD/Good First Edition, 1st printing HCDJ. Light edge wear, sticker and owner's name on front endpapers, all text unmarked and very clean, a few fingerprint marks only. Unclipped DJ has edge wear, short tears, light chipping, small piece of DJ missing from top of spine. 6.25" x 8.25", 147 pages, illustrations by Pat. Patience. This is the second of the 'Just Mary' color series, a collection of 12 charming stories from this native of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada - and former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio show host. The author is also famous for her 'Maggie Muffins' stories. This book contains the following stories, all very "read-aloud able" (originally read aloud on radio): The Christmas Story, The Wonderful Day, The Mistake, The Jewels of Fermanagh, The Silver Wash, Linda and Leftover, The Prince and the Gypsy, The Magic Bean, Daisy, Matilda Jane, Rocking Horse Magic, and Mrs Waddle and the Roller Skates. . Hard Cover.


Honey Bunch: Her First Little Garden

By Thorndyke, Helen Louise

NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1924 VERY GOOD/FAIR. A really nice copy in illustrated maroon boards. Light rubbing at edges, square and solid binding, tight hinges, really clean, unmarked text, lightly tanned pages, no foxing. Clipped DJ has quite worn, with tape repairs on reverse of DJ. Lists to number 27 on front flap of dust jacket (First Little Pet Show). 5.25" x 7.5", 182 pages. The fifth book of this popular series about a delightful and adventurous little girl. . Hard Cover.


The Man With Three Eyes

By De Guerin, Basil C

London and Glasgow: The Children's Press, 1955 VERY GOOD- First Edition HC, no DJ. Light rubbing to edges of boards, no corner bumps, square and solid binding, tanned pages, bookplate on rear endpaper. 5" x 7.25", 156 pages. Volume One of the Challenge Series for Boys and Girls.. Hard Cover.


Treasure Island

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

Chicago: The John C. Winston Company, 1924 GOOD+ reprint hardcover, no DJ. Nearly perfect Frank Godwin paste-down on front board. 15 illustrations by Frank Godwin inside (in color and b&w). A few prelim pages loose, but all are present, nice text with some soiling and a few areas of foxing. 6.25" x 8.75", 302 pages, plus glossary, large print. Introduction, biographical essay of Stevenson and editing by Gilbert Sykes Blakely, Principal of Evander Childs High School, New York City. - The classic tale of Long John Silver and yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum. . Hard Cover.


The World of the Bee

By Levandovska, Cecelia

London, UK: Heinemann, 1964 NEAR-FINE/GOOD First UK Edition by Heinemann. A beautiful copy with no wear to blue cloth boards, binding or pages. Previous owner's name on blank front endpaper only. Unclipped DJ has several short tears, now expertly repaired, small creases & other marks. 6.75" x 9.75", 46 pages. Originally published in Polish, this English language book will have children buzzing about the activities of the beehive. Beautifully illustrated by Mateusz Gawrys. . Hard Cover. Illus. by Mateusz Gawrys.


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