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Coots in the North and Other Stories
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Coots in the North and Other Stories

By Ransome, Arthur

London, UK: Jonathan Cape, 1988 Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Hugh Brogan. Brown cloth, gilt titling to spine, a few drawings, 144 pages. Faint foxing to top of textblock edge. Dust jacket shows inside and to flaps. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$45.00

Golden Trail: The Story of the Klondike Rush
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Golden Trail: The Story of the Klondike Rush

By Berton, Pierre

Toronto, ON: Macmillan, 1954 Title in the "New Historical Series for Young People" of "Great Stories of Canada" This is the full story of the Klondike gold rush from 1896, when gold was discovered, to 1899, when the Nome rush began and the Klondkie rush ended. Amber coloured cloth with blue titling to front and spine, illustrated endpapers, beautifully illustrated by Duncan MacPherson, 147 pages. A two and half inch of tape to ffep, minimal markings. Dust jacket shows light sunning to spine, some edge wear with a bit of chipping to top of spine. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. Illus. by Macpherson, Duncan. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$38.00

Book of Finding Nature\'s Treasures
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Book of Finding Nature's Treasures

By Gable, Charles H. & Ellen Schulz Quillin

Chicago, IL: Albert Whitman & Co., 1944 A little story book with lovely illustrations to teach children how beautiful and generous the natural world is. Grey cloth with red titling to front, coloured illustrations, 48 pages. Some edge wear and soiling including a half ring of white colour, some foxing to endpapers, previous owner's name stamp repeatedly to ffep, the text and the illustrations are clean and intact, one inch closed tear to last fep. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$45.00

Frog Variations
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Frog Variations

By Nichol, BP

1983 Yellow card cover with pastedown picture of frog in black and white, staple bound textblock attached to top of wrap, textblock opens like a calendar from bottom to top, unpaginated. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Card Cover. Very Good/-. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$50.00

One Dad, Two Dads, Brown Dad, Blue Dads
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One Dad, Two Dads, Brown Dad, Blue Dads

By Valentine, Johnny

Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Publications, 2004 Beautifully illustrated children's picture book. Glossy soft cover, unpaginated. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by Sarecky, Melody. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

Painted Cougar
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Painted Cougar

By Hopkins, Elisabeth Margaret

Talonbooks Ltd, 1977 A charming children's picture book illustrated and written by Hopkins. Illustrated hard cover, orange endpapers, signed by author to title page, unpaginated. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$28.00

Chinese Violin
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Chinese Violin

By Thien, Madeleine

Vancouver, BC: Whitecap Books, 2001 The story of Lin Lin and her father: they immigrated from China to Canada bringing with them one of their most treasured possessions - a traditional Chinese violin. The difficulties of not fitting in are eased with the help of this violin. One day through a terrible misfortune the violin breaks. Over time for both Lin Lin and her father the strangeness lessens and life becomes easier. She even gets a new violin and performs at her school sharing her Chinese culture with her new Canadian friends. Illustrated hard cover with brown titling to front and purple titling to spine, decorated beige endpapers, illustrated by Joe Chang, unpaginated. Minor shelf wear to dust jacket. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Chang, Joe. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Frog Band and the Owlnapper
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Frog Band and the Owlnapper

By Smith, Jim

Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1980 The intrepid Frog Band encounters a nefarious owlnapper and in its usual frenetic way manages to foil the diabolical villain. Illustrated hard cover, beautifully illustrated with paintings by the author, unpaginated. Gift inscription to title page, upper rear free corner rubbed. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good +/-. Illus. by Smith, Jim. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

Oz-Story Magazine No. 3
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Oz-Story Magazine No. 3

By Maxine, David & Eric Shanower

Hungry Tiger Press, 1997 Signed by Editor David Maxine & Assistant Eric Shanower. Some of the stories in this volume: 'Ozma sees herself' by Edward Einhorn, 'Buffalo Dreams' by Jane Mailander, 'King, King! Double King!' by Ruth Plumly Thompson, 'The Glass Dog' by Frank L. Baum and many more. Glossy illustrated soft cover, illustrated with drawings by Eric Shanower and others, 127 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

Master Key: An Electrical Fairy Tale
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Master Key: An Electrical Fairy Tale

By Baum, L. Frank

New York, NY: Books of Wonder, 1997 Originally published in 1901, just one year after Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz", this fun-filled, science-fantasy adventure is available illustrated by Nick Bruel. Illustrated glossy soft cover, signed by Nick Bruel to title page, black and white drawings, 151 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Signed by Illustrator. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by Bruel, Nick. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

Across the Stillness: Poetry Form the Cariboo
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Across the Stillness: Poetry Form the Cariboo

By Walsh, Ann

Victoria, BC: Beach Holme Publishers Limited, 1992 A delightful collection of children's poetry about the Cariboo region of nerthern British Columbia. It captures the spirit of what is still very much a frontier. Light brown card cover with red titling and illustration to front, signed by author to half title, illustrated with line drawings by Margaret Tuey, 41 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Signed by Author. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by Tuey, Margaret. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Zeppelin
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Zeppelin

By Haugen, Tormod

Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK: Turton & Chambers, 1994 English translation by David R. Jacobs. Tormod Haugen is a Norwegian writer whose work was honoured with the Hans Andersen Award in 1990. Glossy illustrated cover, light grey titling to front and spine, black and white drawings, 128 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by Pierce, David. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

King Matt the First
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King Matt the First

By Korczak, Janusz

New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1986 Translated by Richard Lourie. Introduction by Bruno Bettelheim: "This charming story is a delight to read and is worthy of many rereadings by children and adults alike. I know of no other fable like it, in which a little boy, an absolute ruler, sets out to reform his kingdom, and by his example, so he hopes, the rest of the world." Red paper to boards, black cloth to spine, 332 pages. A minor pressure mark to top of back board. Light shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

Potlatch
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Potlatch

By Adams, Dawn

WEDGE, University of B.C., 1985 A Queen Charlotte Islands Reader. Reading Level 2A. Interest Leve: Ages 5-12. Glossy illustrated boards, black titling to front and spine, beautifully illustrated throughout by Arlene Erlandson, 22 pages. Minor shelf wear. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by Erlandson, Arlene. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$25.00

First Totem Pole
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First Totem Pole

By Williams, Rose

WEDGE, University of B.C., 1985 A Queen Charlotte Islands Reader. Reading Level 2C. Interest Level: Ages 7-14. The legend was told to Rose Williams by her uncle An-o-wat. Glossy illustrated boards, black titling to front and spine, beautifully illustrated throughout by Chris White, 22 pages. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good/-. Illus. by White, Chris. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$50.00

Bears and Berries
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Bears and Berries

By Gessler, Trisha

WEDGE, University of B.C., 1983 A Queen Charlotte Islands Reader. A beautifully illustrated children's book with drawing showing the actual village of Skedans as it was in 1878. Illustrated front cover with yellow titling, black titling to white spine, illustrated throughout in black and white as well as coloured drawings, unpaginated. Minor shelf wear with a very small scratch to bottom of front cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/-. Illus. by Markowsky, Jeannie. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$16.00

Youpi et Caroline
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Youpi et Caroline

By Probst, Pierre

Paris: Hachette, 1963 Written in French. Pictorial boards, yellow cloth to spine, light red textblock edge, beautifully illustrated throughout including the inside of boards, 24 pages. Light shelf wear and some edge wear especially to front board. Inside it is clean and tight with the illustrations being gorgeously colourfull and bright. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Pictorial Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$18.00

La Foudre Frappe Deux Fois Un Livre D\'Aventuire De Woodsey
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La Foudre Frappe Deux Fois Un Livre D'Aventuire De Woodsey

By Ridlon, Marci

East Aurora, NY, USA: Fisher-Price, 1979 Written in French. Charming children's book. Illustrated boards, spine covered in gilt paper, beautiful illustrations by Cyndy Szekeres, unpaginated. Shelf and edge wear with rubbing and small bump to top free corner, four pages shows light brown smudges. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Paper Covered Boards. Illus. by Szekeres, Cyndy. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall - Oblong.

$25.00

Mountain Alphabet
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Mountain Alphabet

By Askren, Patricia

Altitude Publishing Ltd., 1980 "A Mountain Alphabet" created by Patricia Askren in collaboration with Stephen Hutchings, Carole Harmon and Rick Simon. Illustrated card cover with tipped in accordion pages, beautifully illustrated with line drawings - one for each letter of the alphabet, at the back is a glossary overleaf, unpaginated. This little book is utterly charming and original. Light age darkening to care cover with a couple of tiny dark spots. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Card Cover. Very Good -. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$40.00

Merry Bells or Tales of the Okanagan Fairies
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Merry Bells or Tales of the Okanagan Fairies

By Allison, Dorothea, Editor

Vernon, BC, Canada: Vernon News Limited, 1945 Book contains a collection of six stories about wild flowers, written for children by six different authors. Illustrated with woodcuts, "Designed and Executed at the Vernon Studios of Miss J. Topham Brown." Tan card cover with green titling and illustration on front, staple binding, very attractive black and white illustrations throughout, 25 pages. Cover has light edge wear with creases along edges, edges and spine sunned, a few small spots of discolouration, light rust to staples, previous onwer's name in ink on title page, tiny brown stain on pages 12/13. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Card Cover. Good. Illus. by Brown, J. Topham. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.00

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