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Easter Island

By Metraux, Alfred

Geneva, Switzerland: Editions Fermi , 1978. First published as "L'isle de Paques " by Gallimard Editions, 1941, and translated from the French by Michael Bullock ( A. Deutsch 1955) it was then reissued by Ed.Fermi in the "Lost Civilizations" series This edition is in a very attractive binding, decorated in red, black and gold , gilt, printed endpapers ribbon marker, tipped in coloured frontis. 324p. bibliography. B & W plates.. First Thus. Decorative Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

$20.00

The Civilization of the Incas

By Valla, Jean-Claude

Geneva, Switzerland: Editions Fermi, 1978. First published as "La Civilisation des Incas" and translated from the French by Irene LeGuyader Weaver & F.Albert Weaver, and then reissued by Ed.Fermi in the "Lost Civilizations" series This edtion is in a handsome binding, decorated in red, black and gold , gilt, printed endpapers ribbon marker, tipped in coloured frontis. 276p.. B & W plates. . First Thus. Decorative Hardcover. As New/No Jacket.

$20.00

The Civilization of the Maya

By Annequin, Guy

Geneva, Switzerland: Editions Fermi, 1978. First published as "La Civilisation des Mayas" and translated from the French by Lyndal de Turenne it was then reissued by Ed.Fermi in the "Lost Civilizations" series This edtion is in a very attractive binding, decorated in red, black and gold , gilt, printed endpapers ribbon marker, tipped in coloured frontis. 234p. B & W plates. . First Thus. Decorative Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

$20.00

The Little Prince [ Graphic novel]
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The Little Prince [ Graphic novel]

By Saint-Exupery, Antoine De & Sfar, Joann

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010. For over 65 years The Little Prince has captured the hearts and minds of its readers. The whimsical story with a fairy tale touch has sold over 80 million copies in 230 languages. This exciting graphic adaptation features beautiful, new artwork by Joann Sfar. Hand-chosen by Saint-Exuprys French publishers for his literary style and sensitivity to the original, Sfar has endeavored to recreate this beloved story, both honoring the original and stretching it to new heights. Avibrant, visual gift for longtime fans and those experiencing the story for the first time. . First Thus. Hard Cover. New/New. Illus. by Joann Sfar.

$35.00

Mythology

The Five Mile Press, 2008. 1st US Edition. Laminated Hardcover. New.

$30.00

Pastime: Telling the Time From 1879 to 1969

By Collins, Philip

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993. Time measurement from mechanical analog to digital New - still sealed in plastic. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. New/New. Illus. by Gary Brod .

$30.00

The Daydreamer

By McEwan, Ian

London: Jonathan Cape, 1994. Ten-year-old Peter Fortune lives somewhere between dream and reality. Grown-ups don't understand him. No one can understand the things that fill his head. His dreams bring him nothing but trouble. In these astonishing stories Peter unlocks the door to the secret world of his imaginings and invites us to step inside. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. New/New. Illus. by Anthony Browne .

$35.00

The Goat That Flew

By Page, P.K.

Victoria BC: Beach Holme Publisher, 1993. Lovely illustrations (a sequel to " A Flask of Sea-Water") . First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Marika Gal.

$30.00

Proud Knight, Fair Lady: The Twelve Lais of Marie de France

By Marie De France & Lewis, Naomi

London: Hutchinson, 1989. Centuries befor Anderson, Perrault and the Brothers Grimm, a twelfth century French Poet , Marie, collected these marvellous tales from the wandering minstrels and turned them into magical verses or lais. Herwe are tales of love, of valiant knights and proud ladies, of nobility and chivalry, Naomi Lewis's English rranslation...brings the stories to life fo today's readers.., and combined with Angela Barrett's breathtaking illustrations make this book a modern classic.. First Thus. Hardcover. New/New. Illus. by Angela Barrett.

$35.00

Through a Cat's Eyes

By Antonakos, Toula

Kansas City: Andrews McMeel Pub, 1989. "Through a Cat's Eyes enters the privileged and secret world of Cats. In her exquisite paintings and script Toula Antonakos explores the essence of cats, their origins ad history, their everyday happinesses and sadnesses, joys and tribulations, lives and adventures" A delightful gift book for fans of felines!. 1st Australian Ed.. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine - Price Clipped.

$22.50

A Grain of Sand
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A Grain of Sand

By Page, P.K.

Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2003. "With the words of William Blake as their stepping stone, award-winning poet P. K. Page and celebrated artist Vladyana Krykorka enter the magical, mystical world of a child's imagination in a book that will live in the readers memory long after the final page has been turned. Handsomely bound and designed for gift giving, A Grain of Sand was originally written for an oratorio by the renowned choral master and composer Dr. Derek Holman and first performed in Toronto during that city's celebration of the new millennium. Vladyana Krykorka's brilliant watercolours join the poet's words in perfect harmony, as . . . a child on a beach on a summers day With time to idle the hours away In the tiniest grain of sand can see A limitless world of mystery ". First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Vladyana Kryborka.

$35.00

A Book of Nursery Rhymes

By Bedford, F.D. [Francis Donkin Bedford ]

Ware, Hertfordshire: Omega, 1985. This beautiful collection of nursery rhymes is a facsimile of an edition first published in 1897 with clear and innocent illustrations by F.D.Bedford. Francis Donkin Bedford (1864 -1954) was most famous for his illustrations to J.M.Barrie's "Peter Pan and Wendy 1911" 88p. Immaculate and unread copy. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.

$35.00

Keepers of the Dream

By Wyatt, Patricia

San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1995. "Through strong archetypes, she presents the myths of various [American Indian] ancient peoples woven together in words and her magnificent paintings." 71p. 25 colour plates . 1st.US Edition. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine - Price Clipped.

$20.00

The Enchanted Caribou

By Cleaver, Elizabeth

Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1985. Inuit folktale illustrated with black and while sillhouettes. Templates of these can be used to create a shadow puppet presentation as given in the instructions at the end. Elizabeth Ann Mrazik Cleaver (7 February 1939 - 27 July 1985) was a prize willing Canadian illustrator and writer of children's book, and the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award is named in her honour.. 1st Can Ed. Laminated Hardcover. As New/No Jacket as Issued.

$30.00

Letters of John and Abigail Adams 1762 to 1826

By Adams, John & Adams, Abigail

West Virginia: Westvaco, 2001. Westvaco is a long established paper making company and each Christmas since 1958 it has issued a limited edition series of "American Classics" on fine paper. Foreward and introduction by William J. Bennett. As well as the Adams letters it also includes a brief pictorial history of the American flag. Donor slip from company laid in. 133p. (including list of the other titles in the series) Illus. decorative endpapers. Printed paper covered boards. Inside original slip cover which is slightly bumped . First Thus. Hard Cover. As New/No DJ. Boxed.

$17.50

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

By Andersen, Hans Christian

New York: HarperCollins Childrens Books, 1992. Andersen's classic story delightfully illustrated by Caldecoot award winning artist Fred Marcellino . 1st US Edition. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine - Price Clipped. Illus. by Fred Marcellino .

$30.00

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

By Nichol, Barbara

Toronto: Lester Publishing, 1993. Based on the award-winning cassette/CD produced by Susan Hammond which introduced the music of Beethoven to children, this delightfully illustrated book "weaves true incidents of the composer's life into a fictional correspondence between [a] boy and his uncle, a music student in Salzburg " [unpaginated - 46 p.] . First Thus. Laminated HC. As New/Near Fine. Illus. by Cameron, Scott.

$30.00

Britain from the Air

By Swift, Michael & Grant, George

Toronto: Prospero Books / Indigo, 2000. Explores the past and present of British countryside and towns from above. 192p. illus.. Hardcover. New/New.

$25.00

Oliver Twist

By Dickens, Charles

London: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd [Nonesuch], 2005. "Launched in 1937 the twetny-four volume Nonesuch Dickens was the most complete and handsome collection of the novelist's works ever created. Seven decades later we are proud to publish six volumes produced to the specifications of the original Nonesuch design" Illustrations by Cruickshank from the original series 1837-1839. Fine, protected by the acetate jacket that shows some wear.. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Clear Plastic Cover. Illus. by George Cruickshank.

$35.00

The English Country Town
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The English Country Town

By Quiney, Anthony

U.S.A.: Thames & Hudson, 1987. The heritage towns of England beautifully photographed in colour Robin Morrison. 192p. illus index. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Illus. by Morrison, Robin.

$20.00

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