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The Chrestomanci Series (box/slipcase): 1. Charmed Life; 2. The Magicians of Caprona; 3. Witch Week; 4. The Lives of Christopher Chant; (four books in slipcase/box)
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The Chrestomanci Series (box/slipcase): 1. Charmed Life; 2. The Magicians of Caprona; 3. Witch Week; 4. The Lives of Christopher Chant; (four books in slipcase/box)

By Jones, Diana Wynne

London: Collins Voyager / HarperCollins, 2001. -----The scans you see are the books you get. Large soft covers (roughly) 7 3/4" by 5 1/4" (inches), flat uncreased spines, true square tight & clean, 252, 256, 272, 319 pages with drawings through-out, box/slipcase is in Very Good Plus condition with very minor edge wear at corners. Books feel unread, gift giving quality. "Everybody says that Gwendolen Chant is a gifted witch with astonishing powers, so it suits her enormously when she is taken to live in Chrestomanci Castle. Her brother Eric (better known as Cat) is not so keen, for he has no talent for magic at all. However, life with the great enchanter is not what either of them expects and sparks begin to fly!" Books packaged weight is over 2 lbs, extra shipping for over seas delivery will be asked. Books are: (The Chrestomanci Series (box/slipcase): 1. Charmed Life / 2. The Magicians of Caprona / 3. Witch Week / 4. The Lives of Christopher Chant. Check out the scans. . Reprints. Soft Covers Boxed Set. Near Fine. Illus. by Paul Slater cover illustrator for all four books including box/slipcase; Tim Stevens intererior artist;. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$57.41

Cedar River Daydreams (1-5 slipcase/box) 1. New Girl in Town 2. Trouble with a Capital T 3. Jennifer\'s Secret 4. Journey to Nowhere 5. Broken Promises
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Cedar River Daydreams (1-5 slipcase/box) 1. New Girl in Town 2. Trouble with a Capital T 3. Jennifer's Secret 4. Journey to Nowhere 5. Broken Promises

By Baer, Judy

Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 1991. -----The scans you see are the books you get. Large soft covers (roughly) 7" by 4 1/4" (inches), flat uncreased spines, clean true squae & tight, 141,139, 123, 126, 126 pages, Very Good Plus to Near Fine with two of the books having a small crinkle on front cover, box/slipcase is in Very Good condition with edge wear. "Her family had moved, and Alexis Leighton never dreamed it would be so difficult to make new friends. Back in her home town, Lexi had been constantly going out & doing things, but here no one seems to care about her at all." Books are: (Cedar River Daydreams (1-5 slipcase/box) 1. New Girl in Town / 2. Trouble with a Capital T / 3. Jennifer's Secret / 4. Journey to Nowhere / 5. Broken Promises. Check out the scans. . Various dates & printings. Soft Cover Boxed Set. Very Good Plus - Near Fine. Illus. by Uncredited. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.62

Cooper Kids Adventure Series (4 volume set in slipcase/box): 1. The Door in the Dragon's Throat 2. Escape from the Island of Aquarius  3. The Tombs of Anak 4. Trapped at the Bottom of the Sea
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Cooper Kids Adventure Series (4 volume set in slipcase/box): 1. The Door in the Dragon's Throat 2. Escape from the Island of Aquarius 3. The Tombs of Anak 4. Trapped at the Bottom of the Sea

By Peretti, Frank

Wheaton, Illinois, U.S.A.: Crossway Books, 1990. -----The scans you see are the books you get. Large soft covers (roughly) 7 3/4" by 5 1/4" (inches), flat uncreased spines, ture square clean & tight set of four (4) soft covers, 125,160, 143, 144 pages, Near Fine condition, slipcase/box is in Very Good Plus to Near Fine condition with some minor edge wear. "An American archeologist & his two children journey to the Near East in search of a buried biblical treasure which local residents believe is cursed." Books are: ( Cooper Kids Adventure Series) 1. The Door in the Dragon's Throat / 2. Escape from the Island of Aquarius / 3. The Tombs of Anak / 4. Trapped at the Bottom of the Sea. Four books in slipcase/box. Check out the scans. . Reprints. Soft Cover Boxed Set. Near Fine. Illus. by David Yorke. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.62

The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat   (The second book in the Five Find-Outers series)
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The Mystery of the Disappearing Cat (The second book in the Five Find-Outers series)

By Blyton, Enid (Enid Mary Blyton) (aka Mary Pollock)

London: Methuen & Co., 1962. -----The scan you see is the book you get.Red cloth with black lettering and design, (roughly) 7 1/2" by 5 1/4" (inches), 170 pages + atleast 7 full page illustrations, Very Good condition with some brown spots on page edges & a few on inside margins (else the book is in Very Good Plus condition), dust jacket is in Very Good condition with chipping to spine head & heel, with overall minor edge wear, now in Mylar. Check out the scans. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by illustrated by J. Abbey;. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.73

And Then it Happened:  Book One; Book Two; Book Three; Book Four; Book Five; Book Six; Book Seven; Book Eight; Book Nine;  (books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)  -(all SIGNED)-    (Books For Boys)
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And Then it Happened: Book One; Book Two; Book Three; Book Four; Book Five; Book Six; Book Seven; Book Eight; Book Nine; (books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) -(all SIGNED)- (Books For Boys)

By Wade, M. & L. -(signed)-

Toronto: Books for Boys, 2008. -----The scans you see are the books you get. All nine (9) books are soft covers, clean square & tight, flat uncreased spines, 81, 83, 79, 83, 86, 81, 90, 91, 92 pages, all nine books are SIGNED by M. Wade on title pages, books are in Near Fine condition with book one having a small front cover lower corner crease (minor) & book two have a small crinkle along top front edge by corner (minor). Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Editions Various Years. Soft Covers. Near Fine. 8vo.

$59.39

Ernest Nister (grouping): Revolving Pictures; (with) Merry Magic-Go-Round; (with) Playtime Surprises; (with) Moving Pictures; (4 books featuring "pull the tab", "spine the wheel", "pull for pop-ups", "change the pictures by moving the ribbon tab")
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Ernest Nister (grouping): Revolving Pictures; (with) Merry Magic-Go-Round; (with) Playtime Surprises; (with) Moving Pictures; (4 books featuring "pull the tab", "spine the wheel", "pull for pop-ups", "change the pictures by moving the ribbon tab")

By Nister, Ernest

New York: Philomel Books / Putnam & Grosset, 1979. -----The scans you see are the books you get. All four (4) hard covers are (roughly) 9" to 10" tall by 7" to 9" wide (inches), all are in Near Fine condition. All four books have instructions on how to use them. "Revolving Pictures" (roughly) 9 3/4" by 8 3/4" (inches) is a 12 page book with 6 pictures featuring a circular picture with parts that can be moved by a ribbon to reveal a new picture. / "Merry Magic-Go-Round" (roughly) 9" by 9" (inches), 14 pages featuring 5 pictures with a tab when moved from left to right, one picture is magically transformed into another. / "Playtime Surprises" (roughly) 9 3/4" by 8 3/4" (inches), 12 pages featuring 6 pictures that can be changed from one picture to another by pulling the tab slowly down. / "Moving Pictures" (roughly) 10 1/4" by 7 1/2" (inches), 12 pages featuring 6 pictures that change from one picture to another by carefully pulling the tab at the bottom of each page. All four books are in Near Fine condition, gift giving quality. All books are antique illustrations reproduced in these modern facsimiles from the 1980s. Books are: (Ernest Nister) (goruping): Revolving Pictures / Merry Magic-Go-Round / Playtime Surprises / Moving Pictures. Check out the scans. . Various dates & printings. Hard Covers. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Ernest Nister; . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$39.59

Canadian Childrens Annual 1979 - Susan Super Sleuth, The Hallowe\'en Train, Miss Camilla Groundwater\'s Houseboat, The Little Mermaid, My Summer of \'42, The Eye of Lorca, The Bionic Beaver, The Choice, The Outsiders, Where the Wild Things Went, Magic Stones
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Canadian Childrens Annual 1979 - Susan Super Sleuth, The Hallowe'en Train, Miss Camilla Groundwater's Houseboat, The Little Mermaid, My Summer of '42, The Eye of Lorca, The Bionic Beaver, The Choice, The Outsiders, Where the Wild Things Went, Magic Stones

By Nielsen, Robert F. (ed) -- John V. Hicks, Mary Alice Downie, Catherine Bankier, Edna P. Bates, Dorothy Cameron Smith, William Ettridge, Heather Barclay, E. A. Carruthers, Ray Hill, John MacLeod, Ian Carr, Tyrus Reimann, Debi Goodwin, Nancy Prasad, ++++

Hamilton: Potlatch Publications, Limited, 1979. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft cover (roughly) 10 1/2" by 7 1/2" (inches), clean square and tight, flat uncreased spine, 176 pages + full colour fold out poster in rear, illustrated through-out. Near Fine condition with some light rubbing to rear. Contents include: Summer Surprise by Barbara Wilson / The Blue Box by Constance E. Horne / Fly Foot Flannigan by John V. Hicks / San Nian of the Wooden Bridge by Mary Alice Downie / The Mermaid's Tale by Catherine Bankier / Medicine Song by Rosalee van Stelten / The Butchering by Edna P. Bates / The Thief, the Wolf, and the Leak by Dorothy Cameron Smith / The Hallowe'en Train by David Galvin / Susan Super Sleuth: Horse Sense by William Ettridge / Let the Cobbler Stick to his Last by Alan Bradley / Miss Camilla Groundwater's Houseboat by Heather Barclay / The Little Mermaid a retelling by E. A. Carruthers / My Summer of '42 by Victor Carl Friesen / The Eye of Lorca by Martin Springett / The Bionic Beaver by Michael D. Cherkas / Rip Van Winkle of Old Japan by Dorothy Cameron Smith / They Defied Death at Niagara by Dorothy Turcotte / Magic Stones by Ray Hill / The Choice by Rosalee van Stelten / A Visit to the Mall by John MacLeod - cartoon / Edward Nelson's Treasure by Tyrus Reimann / The Outsiders: "And A Madman Shall Rule" by Ian Carr / The Dream Machine by Debi Goodwin / Mars: The Red Planet / My Mysterious Friend by Nancy Prasad / Music: A Language Without Words by Musicians of the Hamilton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra / The Christmas Storm by Margaret Joy Borie / Where the Wild Things Went by Heather Barclay / When Fashion Tortured Girls by Avis Walton / plus many more. Check out the scans. . First Edition First Printing. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Cover Illustration by Jeremy L. Smith; Interior Illustrations by Jack Whyte, Rae Hendershot, Laura Piotrowski, Steven Toth, Lida Kotacka, Nick Poliwko, Katherine MacDonald, Susan Cook, Gisele Daigle, Wesley Bates, James Simpkins, Ian Carr, Paul McCusker,. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$20.78

A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning; Reptile Room; The Wide Window; Miserable Mill; Austere Academy; Ersatz Elevator; Vile Village; Hostile Hospital; Carnivorous Carnival; Slippery Slope; Grim Grotto; Penultimate Peril; The End (13 books)
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A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning; Reptile Room; The Wide Window; Miserable Mill; Austere Academy; Ersatz Elevator; Vile Village; Hostile Hospital; Carnivorous Carnival; Slippery Slope; Grim Grotto; Penultimate Peril; The End (13 books)

By Snicket, Lemony (aka Daniel Handler)

New York: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2004. -----The scans you see are the books you get. All 13 hardcovers are pictorial boards of various colours, white lettering on spine, the first three books are in a slipcase/box, head bands, decorated end papers, 163, 191, 215, 195, 223, 261, 257, 257, 287, 339, 325, 355, 325 pages, (with the 14th chapter at rear of book 13), all illustrated by Brett Helquist, Very Good Plus to Near Fine, book # 13 has ink name, some books have faint to minor edge wear, some books feel unopened.. Slipcase/box for the first three (3) books is in Very Good Plus to Near Fine condition with minor edge wear, comes with the "Collectible Sticker of Two-Faced Count Olaf". "After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other & their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune." Books are: (A Series of Unfortunate Events) book 1 "The Bad Beginning" / book 2 "The Reptile Room" / book 3 "The Wide Window" / book 4 "The Miserable Mill" / book 5 "The Austere Academy" / book 6 "The Ersatz Elevator" / book 7 "The Vile Village" / book 8 "The Hostile Hospital" / book 9 "The Carnivorous Carnival" / book 10 "The Slippery Slope" / book 11 "The Grim Grotto" / Book 12 "The Penultimate Peril" / book 13 "The End." The complete 13 book set of "A Series of Unfortunate Events" Check out the scans.. Various dates & printings. Hard Covers. Very Good Plus to Near Fine/No Jackets as Issued. Illus. by Brett Helquist artist for all 13 books, .

$59.39

A Wrinkle in Time  (The first book in the Time Quintet series)
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A Wrinkle in Time (The first book in the Time Quintet series)

By L'Engle, Madeleine

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) / Ariel Books, 1977. ----The scan you see is the book you get. Blue cloth with yellow printing on spine, (roughly) 8 1/4" by 5 1/4" (inches), 211 pages, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Very Good Minus condition with small open edge wear at either end of spine, rubbing/fading to cover, now in Mylar. "Rediscover one of the most beloved children's books of all time: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle: Meg Murray, her little brother Charles Wallace, & their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. He claims to have been blown off course, & goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a "tesseract," which, if you didn't know, is a wrinkle in time." Check out the scans. . 36th Print 1977. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Minus. Illus. by Jacket design by Ellen Raskin;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$50.37

Hans Andersen\'s Fairy Tales (Oxford Illustrated Classics)  -(with 12 full page full colour plates)-
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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales (Oxford Illustrated Classics) -(with 12 full page full colour plates)-

By Andersen, Hans Christian; (translation by) L. W. Kingsland; (illustrated by Rachel Birkett

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. ---The scan you see is the book you get. Large blue cloth (roughly) 9 1/2" by 6 1/2" (inches), with silver lettering on spine, 259 pages plus 12 full page full colour plates through-out, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition with minor edge wear (with one bumped corner) now in Mylar. Check out the scans. . 1991 Reprint . Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Rachel Birkett. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.64

Peter Rabbit -from the Beatrix Potter Board Book Series
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Peter Rabbit -from the Beatrix Potter Board Book Series

By Potter, Beatrix

Harmondsworth: Frederick Warne & Co, 1996. -----The scan you see is the book you get. 10 page board book, (roughly) 5 1/2" by 5 1/4" (inches), As New condition. Check out the scans. . First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Beatrix Potter. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$6.70

Nectar Haven
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Nectar Haven

By Davidson, K. L.

Grimsby, ON, Canada: Rokyver Hall, 2013. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Black boards with gilt, head band, (roughly) 9 1/2" by 6 1/2" (inches), 553 pages, illustrated end papers, Near Fine to Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar "Nectar Haven, a snapshot of Canadian life as seen through the eyes of its teenage hymenoptera residents, is a quirky coming-of-age tale about several grade-eight bees, wasps, & hornets and the event-filled weeks leading up to their long-awaited summer vacation & grade-eight graduation day, which is to also include a big spring dance." Check out the scans. . 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by K. L. Davidson. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.62

The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed/Slipcase Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time)  (five soft covers in slipcase/box)
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The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed/Slipcase Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time) (five soft covers in slipcase/box)

By L'Engle, Madeleine

Square Fish, 2007. -----The scans you see are the books you get. All five (5) soft covers are true square clean & tight, flat uncreased spines, 247, 247, 311, 359, 375 pages, Near Fine to Fine condition with faint if any edge wear, slipcase/box is in Near Fine to Fine condition."It was a dark and stormy night when Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace & her mother came down to the kitchen for a midnight snack & were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. The unearthly stranger spoke to them & told them there was such a thing as a tesseract a wrinkle in time . . ." Books are: (The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed/Slipcase Set): "A Wrinkle in Time" / "A Wind in the Door" / "A Swiftly Tilting Planet" / "Many Waters" / "An Acceptable Time." Five soft covers in slipcase/box. Check out the scans. . Reprints. Soft Cover Boxed Set. Near Fine - Fine. Illus. by Taeeun Yoo cover artist;. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$37.50

Mr. Bliss
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Mr. Bliss

By Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel Tolkien)

London: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 1994. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Glossy pictorial hard cover, unpaginated, filled with colour illustrations by J. R. R. Tolkien through-out, Near Fine condition with ink name on ffep, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar. "Mr. Bliss's first outing in his new motor-car, shared with several friends, bears, dogs, and a donkey, though not the Girabbit, proves to be unconventional though not inexpensive." Check out the scans. . 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by J. R. R. Tolkien; . 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$33.65

Basket of Beethoven   -(SIGNED)-
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Basket of Beethoven -(SIGNED)-

By Currie, Susan -(signed)-

Markham, ON, Canada: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2001. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Red boards with gilt, headband, 128 pages, SIGNED dated & inscribed personally on ffep, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar."Sam struggled to find words to show her what was inside him. He stammered, 'I could - I could tell what you were saying. I could hear the rhythms, I could tell the codes.' His voice sounded ridiculous in his ears." Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Neal Armstrong cover illustrator;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.71

The Sons of Scarlatti  -(1st book in the "Infinity Drake" series)-  -(SIGNED)-
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The Sons of Scarlatti -(1st book in the "Infinity Drake" series)- -(SIGNED)-

By McNally, John -(signed)-

London: HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Black cloth with white lettering, all edges black, 400 pages, SIGNED (without inscription) by author on title page, feels unread, gift giving quality, Near Fine to Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine to Fine condition now in Mylar. "Infinity Drake & his scientist uncle are summoned to a crisis meeting. A power-mad villain has released a doomsday bio-weapon - the mutant Scarlatti wasp. Millions of lives are in danger, but Uncle Al has a crazy plan that just might work...." Check out the scan. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.48

Grace and The Ice Prince  -(SIGNED)-  (juvenile novel)
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Grace and The Ice Prince -(SIGNED)- (juvenile novel)

By Scharf, J.L. -(signed)-

Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, 2006. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Large soft coveer (roughly) 5 1/2" by 8 1/2" (inches), flat uncreased spine, clean square & tight, SIGNED "Make a Wish" J. L. Scharf, 262 pages, Near Fine condition. "The Montreal ice storms of 1998 give life to this bewitching story. Her quest to find the ice-castle that was revealed to her in her dreams leads her through a series of adventures, punctuated with charming Medieval royalty, magic mirrors, mythical creatures & granted wished." Check out the scans. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Cover painting Marc Potts;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$24.63

The Thin Executioner
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The Thin Executioner

By Shan, Darren -(A pseudonym used by Darren O'Shaughnessy)-

London: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2010. -----The scan you see is the book you get.Black boards with gilt, 411 pages including double page map, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition now in Mylar. "In a kingdom of merciless tyrants, Jebel Rum's family is honored as royalty because his father is the executioner. But Rashed Rum is near retirement. And when he goes, there will be a contest to determine his successor. It is a contest that thin, puny Jebel has no chance of winning." Check out the scans. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Nik Keevil cover artist;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.69

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales  -(from the "Jason" series)-
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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales -(from the "Jason" series)-

By Andersen, Hans Christian; (translation by) Reginald Spink

London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1973. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Red faux leather/hard cover with black and gilt design and lettering, top edge red, headband, viii, 245 pages with b & w illustrations, plus 8 full page full colour plates, Near Fine condition, comes with a "Jason" bookmark from J M Dent & Sons. No Dust Jacket. Check out the scans. . 1st published in this Edition 1973. Faux Leather / Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Hans Baumhauer;. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$33.54

Old Mother West Wind  -(hard cover in dust jacket)-
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Old Mother West Wind -(hard cover in dust jacket)-

By Burgess, Thornton W.

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1910. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Blue cloth with dark blue lettering and design, top edge green, 169 pages, Very Good Plus condition with ink name on front end paper, minor edge wear, dust jacket is in Very Good condition with minor edge wear, now in Mylar. Check out the scans. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Illus. by Geroge Kerr;. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$28.70

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