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The Ridingdale Boys

by Bearne, David

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Published
1904
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Burns & Oates, Limited, 1904 Original olive cloth over boards with gilt illustration of a boy and gilt lettering. Gift inscription. Spine tanned. 1/8" tear in cloth at top of spine. Rubbing at bottom of spine. Front hinge cracked at title page - it is possible that a black and white plate is missing… Read more
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Hero-Haunted. A Story of the Sussex Downs.

by Bearne, David

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Published
1911
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Very Good Minus
Edition
First American Edition
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$40.00

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New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1911 Original olive green cloth on boards with gilt titles and illustration of a small boy on the cover. Front hinge cracked. Gift inscription. Children's story heavy on Catholic moralism. Scarce edition. 170 pp. . First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Illus. by B & W Photos.… Read more
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The Blue Castle

by Montgomery, L. M.

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$125.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, Limited, 1947 Original blue cloth on boards. Pictorial dustjacket with young woman and a castle. Cavendish edition copyright 1926 and reprinted 1947. Previous owner's name. Pages 41-48 stick out slightly from text block - possibly re-glued. DJ has edgewear, and two large tears in the back with some paper loss in one.… Read more
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Anne of Windy Poplars

by Montgomery, L.M.

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Published
1936
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Very Good Minus
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1936 Original beige cloth on boards. Spine cocked. Cloth is hand-soiled. Ann starts as Principal at Summerside, and carries on a letter-writing conversation with her fiance, Gilbert, now a medical student. 301 pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Golden Road

by Montgomery, L.M.

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Published
1947
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Very Good Minus
Edition
Reprint
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Toronto and Halifax: Ryerson Press, 1947 Original blue cloth with yellow lettering and decoration on boards. Previous owner's name. Follows The Story Girl, as she returns to Carlisle and gets involved in publishing a magazine.. 369 pp. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Juvenile Round Table - Second Series - Stories By the Foremost Catholic Writers

by Various

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Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First - First Published 1905
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$100.00

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New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1905 Original mustard cloth with brown lettering and vignette of a girl and a boy in green and brown on the cover. Gift inscription. Spine sunned. Twenty moral tales aimed at children. Most of the authors are women. Scarce. 174 pp. plus a 17-page catalogue of Benziger Brothers… Read more
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$100.00
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The Travels of Jeremy Jukes

by Odell, Bernard

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Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Leicester, England: Brockhampton Press Ltd. Bright, colourful pictorial cover on paper covered boards. Top and bottom of spine have minor rubbing. No writing or other damage. Pictorial endpapers. Jeremy Jukes is a young gnome who has trouble doing things correctly at home, and sets out to travel on the advice of his schoolmaster, Mr. Toad (animals… Read more
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Mother Truth's Melodies. Common Sense for Children. A Kindergarten

by Miller, Mrs. E.P.

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Published
1888
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Reprint
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$50.00

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Chicago: Fairbanks & Palmer Publishing Co., 1888 Bright red hardcover with gilt and black titles and cover illustration. Spine is worn, frayed, sunned, and has a 3/4 inch tear at bottom of rear hinge. Slight folding to bottom corner at the hinge of pages 101-112, and cuts at bottoms of pages 225-230 (not affecting text). Patterned endpapers… Read more
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Carroll, Lewis

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Condition
Very Good Minus
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$750.00

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London: Hodder and Stougton Ltd. No publishing date on this lovingly cared for book, but the owner's name in front says she received it from "Aunt Elizabeth, Christmas, 1923." This may be the first Hudson edition of 1922. Brick-coloured boards with black and bright gilt decoration on cover and spine. One 1/8" tear in cloth at base… Read more
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$750.00
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The Road to Oz

by L. Frank Baum

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780688099978
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$25.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 1991 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.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by John R. Neill. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Just Mary Stories; Just Mary's Red Book

by Grannan, Mary E.

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Published
1953
Condition
Good
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Toronto: Thomas Allen, Limited, 1953 "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.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Nancy Caudle. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Aesop's Fables

by Vernon-Jones, V.S.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1912
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Facsimile of 1912 Edition
ISBN
9780517171981
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$20.00

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New York: Avenel Books, 1912 Brown composition boards. DJ showing wrinkles in lamination. This book introduces the child to some outstanding names in the world of books, from the Introduction by G.K. Chesterton to the colour art by Arthur Rackham. One short story, The Blackamoor, introduces two sensitive subjects (Slavery and Race), while several stories concern a donkey, or donkies,… Read more
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Gaston and Josephine

by Duplaix, Georges

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Published
1936
Condition
Good
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$150.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1936 Gaston and Josephine are two very rosy French pigs who live with their mother and father on a little farm in the mountains in France. Their uncle in America has invited them to come and visit their little cousins. They begin with a look around Paris, but manage to miss their train. The Mayor… Read more
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Maggie Mullins Again

by Grannan, Mary

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Published
1950
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$25.00

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Toronto: Thomas Allen Limited, 1950 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.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus to Very Good/Good. Illus. by R. York Wilson (jacket).… Read more
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More Just Mary Stories

by Grannan, Mary E.

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Dave Shoots, Bookseller
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780919028241
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$20.00

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Toronto: Thomas Allen & Son, Ltd., 1981 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.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good Plus. Illus. by Jennetta Vise. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Captain January

by Richards, Laura E.

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Published
1920
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Fiftieth Impression
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$50.00

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Boston: The Page Company, 1920 "A charming idyl of East Coast life." - Catalog. Captain January is a lighthouse keeper and a top-notch story teller. He rescued Star Bright after a shipwreck. After a half-hearted search for her relatives he keeps her for himself. Now a truant officer has entered the case because he didn't send her to school. And… Read more
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Maggie Muggins; Tee Vee Tales

by Grannan, Mary

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Published
1958
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Good Plus
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Toronto: Thomas Allen Limited, 1958 Red paper boards. First free endpaper removed. Twelve stories, including Chocolate Eggs, The Flying Trapeze, and The Magician. 152 pp.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Pat. Patience. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Maggie Muggins and the Fieldmouse

by Grannan, Mary

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Published
1959
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$20.00

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Toronto: Thomas Allen, Ltd., 1959 Blue cloth on boards. Spine faded. Previous owner's name. Eleven stories. 154 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Pat. Patience. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Stories to Tell to Children

by Bryant, Sara Cone

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Published
1930
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
Reprint
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$15.00

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London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., 1930 Green cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Three comical stickers. Suggestions to take stories seriously, take one's time, don't admit to your mistakes, use appropriate voice, etc. Many story titles are offered. 251 pp.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by George Cruikshank Frontispiece. 12mo - over 6¾" -… Read more
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The Hidden Talent; or, Use in Everything

by Cupples, Mrs. George

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Fair to Good
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$15.00

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London: T. Nelson & Sons Highly-decorated blue cloth with floral pastedown panel on boards. Edgeworn. Gift inscription as follows: S.S. Christmas Tree to George McLennan, Lancaster, 21st Dec. 1886. Protagonist of the story is Clara Montgomery, who frustrates her teacher and parents by her laziness. But, when her little brother falls into the harbour while she is supposed to… Read more
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