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Ghost Train.

by Yee, Paul.

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9780888992574
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Toronto: A Groundwood Book /Douglas & McIntyre, (1996). First edition. Quarto, publisher's pictorial boards,unpaginated, colour illustrations by Harvey Chan. Signed by Yee, with the inscription: "from the past for the future, with best wishes". Also signed by the illustrator: "Harvey Chan, 1997". Gold seals for the Governor General's Literary Awards and Ruth Schwartz Award affixed to front panel, Near… Read more
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (N.d). Likely printed in the late 1950s. Small quarto, publisher's tan cloth titled in gilt on spine and blocked in black on upper board, pp. vi, [216]; numerous illustrations including 12 in colour. Light bumps and frays to corners of covers, else very good or better. No dust jacket. .… Read more
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Dawn Wind.

by SUTCLIFF, Rosemary.

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1961. First edition. Octavo, plum cloth, pp. [vi], 241, [1] Black and white illustrtations by Charles Keeping. Historical fiction set in Saxon Britain at the end of the final battle of Aquæ Sulis..Bright, clean, and near fine in matching price-clipped dust jacket..
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The Laird of Glentyre.

by GREEN, E.M. (Emma Martha)

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New York: E.P. Dutton & Company Publishers, (1914). Octavo, powder blue cloth, pp. [xxi], 226; with colour frontispiece by Margaret Ely Webb, tissue guard, and four black and white illustrations. Brief glossary of Scottish terms. Emma Martha Green (1858-1924) was a British author whose works were published under the name E. M. Green. Pencil inscription on front free endpaper, toning… Read more
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In the Closed Room.

by BURNETT, Frances Hodgson.

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New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1904. First edition. Octavo, green cloth stamped in gilt, pp. [130]; with eight colour illustrations by Jessie Wilcox Smith. Non-authorial inscription on endpaper, slight wear to cloth covers, else a bright near fine copy..
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Stories on the Girl Guide Laws.

by LENNARD, Lady.

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London: Robert Scott, 1936. Third impression. Small octavo, blue cloth, pp. 197. Front free endpaper with non-authorial inscription and small colourful transfer illustrations, else very good. No dust jacket..
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Noddy in Fuzzy-Felt Toyland.

by (BLYTON, Enid.).

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Buckinghamshire: Allan Industries, (ca 1962). Fuzzy-felt board game with felt figures from the Noddy Toyland characters. Original felt pieces, complete as per diagram, with tray, felt board, and two printed inserts. Very light creasing to a couple of characters, o/w near fine in the original pictorial box, which is split at one corner, and with a 1" split and a… Read more
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The Emperor's Falcon.

by BOWEN, Trevor.

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9780416883305
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London: Methuen, (1980). First edition. Octavo, brown boards, pp. [95]; attractively illustrated by the author. Fine in a dust jacket which lacks a printed price..
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I Believe in Unicorns.

by MUNTHE, Adam John.

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London: Chatto & Windus, (1979). First edition. Approximately 19.5 cm x 25 cm, pictorial boards, unpaginated. Pictures by Elizabeth Falconer. No dust jacket. Very good..
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Hallo, Mary Mouse.

by BLYTON, Enid.

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London: Hodder Causton, 1974. No statement of reprinting. Approximately 8" x 6", pictorial boards, pp. [28]. Illustrated in colour. Previous owner's name neatly written on first leaf, covers rubbed at extemities with small split at lower front gutter, small impressions near top of covers, rear board with a crease. Still a good, sound copy that remains attractive.. Illus. by Illustrated… Read more
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Power of Three.

by WYNNE JONES, Diana.

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(London): M(acmillan, 1976). First edition. Octavo, green boards, pp. 254. Spine a little cocked, page edges tanned, fore-edge with a few tiny flecks, else very good in a price-clipped dust jacket with a 0.5 cm tear, some edge wear, and a bit of waviness to the jacket. Presents well in a mylar dust jacket protector..
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London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, Ltd., (N.d). Octavo, brown cloth stamped in black, pp. 364; illustrated. A volume in the Real Adventure Series. Trinity College School prize plate on front paste-down and school emblem in gilt on upper board. Endpapers browned, corner tips slightly frayed, else a very good, clean copy. No dust jacket..
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Wigwam Island.

by HAVERS, Elinore M.

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London: Country Life Limited, (1951). First edition. Tiny quarto, brown boards, pp. 128; illustrated in b&w by Phyllis Ladyman. The story of a summer vacation in the country, and a quest to acquire a canoe, form an Indian tribe, build a wigwam on an island in a river, and declare war on invaders. Very good in an edge-worn dust jacket,… Read more
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Toronto: Longmans, Green & Company, (1941). Canadian edition. Octavo, pictorial boards, unpaginated; illustrated by A. Mireur. Book and dust jacket printed in the USA. A story told in rhyme concerning a seven year old English boy living in America; intended to inspire nationalistic feelings during wartime. Tiny label removed from bottom edge of front pastedown, some darkening to cover, else… Read more
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New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1971). First edition. Slight foxing at edges, else near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket (some isolated rubbing and foxing)..
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Rapscallion Jones.

by MARSHALL, James.

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9780670589654
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New York: The Viking Press, (1983). First edition. 26 cm x 21 cm, orange boards, unpaginated; illustrated by the author. Story of a mischievious fox. Small remainder mark on front pastedown endpaper, non-authorial inscription on front free endpaper, else very good in a dust jacket with a 2" closed tear, edge wear, and some rubbing..
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Mary Mouse Goes to Sea.

by BLYTON, Enid.

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London: Hodder Causton, 1974. No statement of reprinting. Approximately 8" x 6", pictorial boards, pp. [28]. Illustrated in colour. Previous owner's name neatly written on first leaf, light wear to covers, else very good or better.. Illus. by Illustrated by Tony Linsell..
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A Bargain for Frances.

by HOBAN, Russell.

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(Kingswood): A World's Work Children's Book, (1971). First UK edition. 22 cm x 15.3 cm, pictorial boards backed in grey, pp. (63). Illustrated by Lillian Hoban. "An I Can Read Book No 77". Slight slant to binding, one tiny nick to upper board, else near fine in a lightly spine-sunned dust jacket, with a short tear in the front gutter… Read more
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Evergreen Island or How Growley-Wowley Made Friends.

by CURRIER, Ishbel. Translated into French by Claude Aubry.

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(Ottawa): Oberon Press, 1968. First edition, case-bound issue. Small quarto, yellow boards with paste-on labels to front and back covers, pp. 121; illustrated by Currier. Previous owner's gift inscription and Christmas seals on front free endpaper, top corners lightly bumped, else a very good copy in the original unprinted acetate dust jacket..
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With Naree in Cambodia.

by DIEP, Brigitte.

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9780216896475
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Blackie: Glasgow and London, (1973). First English edition. Square quarto, maroon boards, unpaginated; illustrated in beautiful rich colours by Jocelang Vaing. EX-LIBRARY COPY, clearly marked as being de-accessioned. With typical library markings such as rubber-stamps, tape-stains, and labels. Extra caricular activity has left the front free endpaper torn out, and there is some institutional rubber-stamping on one illustration. A worn,… Read more
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