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Seeing Our World

By: ADAIR, L. H. and SANDERSON, T. J.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13168

Condition: About VG


Canadian Elementary school text focusing on geography. Internded for Grade 3. 152pp, profusely illstrated with b&w illus. in margins, endpaper maps. School stamps on front endpaper otherwise unmarked. Bright cloth covers with front panel illustration. Minor wear to cloth at extremities and a little soiling. Interior is bright and white with a sound binding. View more info

The Days of Bruce: A Story from Scottish History

By: AGUILAR, Grace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Seeley and Co.:

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 34977

Condition: Good Plus to VG


Historical fiction for juveniles based on Scots history. Originally published in 1852 this is an undated edition from circa WWI. There is a pencil date of 1916 on the ffep. 527pp, 16pp publisher's catalog at rear. Small pencil inscription to ffeo otherwuise unmarked. Foxing to prelims, ladst few pages, top edge and fore edge. Interior is clean and bright,. Binding is tight and square with a little wear tio red cloth at corners and edges. Gilt titles and decoration to spi... View more info

America Today and Yesterday

By: AKER, Homer Ferris with HILTON, Eugene & AKER, Vanza Nielsen

Price: $16.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Harr Wagner Publishing: 1937

Edition: Revised Second Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 13183

Condition: About Fine


American history textbook for lower grades. Presentation copy from one of the authors [Hilton]. 586pp, illustrated. A superior copy - very bright and fresh with a sound binding. Boards are very bright, illustration is similarly bright and there is no appreciable wear to cloth. View more info

Lulu's Library

By: ALCOTT, Louisa May

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 051273

Condition: VG+


First published in 1885, '... as a Christmas gift to my boys and girls from their old friend Aunt Jo' [Preface]. First published by Sampson Low in 1895. This edition is undated - circa 1900. Contains the following short stories - A Christmas dream. The candy country. Naughty Jocko. The skipping shoes. Cockyloo. Rosy's journey. How they ran away. The fairy box. A hole in the wall. The piggy girl. The three frogs. Baa!baa! 269 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm. Very attractiv... View more info

Elementary Composition: For Public School Grades

By: ALEXANDER, W. J.: MOWAT, A.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Educational Book Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037752

Condition: Very Good


School manual covering 'work in Composition from the earliest period at which it may be profitably introduced, up to the time when the pupil has completed at least the earlier years of his High School course'. 220pp, illustrated with b&w photographic plates. Interior is clean and unmarked with the exception of a pupil's name and address to the ffep. Tight, square binding. Only very minor wear to the buff cloth. Only minor defects showing. Weight, 404g. View more info

Adrift in New York

By: ALGER, Horatio Jr.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cleveland, World Publishing Co:

Edition: Later Reprint

Seller ID: 045479

Condition: About Fine


Horatio Alger Jr. novel for juveniles originally appearing in1904. This reprint is undated but circa the 1930s. Book is clean and unmarked. Pages evenly tanned as usual. Tight, square binding, no wear to the red cloth. The dustjacket is complete, clean, and unmarked, with a long closed tear to the front panel, minor edge wear and minor wear to the corners and extremities of the spine. Weight, 180g. View more info

Dancing Trails and Other Fishy Jingles

By: ALLEN, Edward W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Seattle, Mitchell Publications: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12795

Condition: VG+


Poetry for Children on a 'fishy theme' with bold, humorous illustrations. 95pp, artist illustrated. Bright internally and unmarked, with a sound binding. Minor wear to cloth at extremities, otherwise bright, clean boards. View more info

Victorian Children

By: ALLEN, Eleanor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1979

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036562

ISBN: 0713613246

Condition: Fine


A volume in the series, 'Black's Junior Reference Books', #25, for young readers. All about Victorian Children - clothing, toys, entertainment, holidays, working children, children at school, family life etc. 64pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 344g. View more info

The Canadian Boy's Annual

By: AMALGAMATED PRESS

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 4413

Condition: About VG


Boys' Annual of Short Stories, Novelette, Articles etc. Undated, circa 1931. Large 8vo, 6.75"x9.25", 232pp, 4 full-page color plates, numerous b&w illustrations. Hardcover in red cloth with color illustration pasted to front. Some edge wear to cloth covers. Binding good but weakening. About VG View more info

Crackers: December 11, 1937

By: AMALGAMATED PRESS

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1937

Edition: Issue No. 460

Seller ID: 17142

Condition: VG+


British juvenile pulp comic/adventure weekly. 12pp, profusely illustrated. Front & rear pages in full color, one page in 2-color and rest in b&w. Aimed at young readers of both sexes it alternates comic strips with short stories and serials. Comic has been stored flat and has retained its brightness without folds or creases. View more info

Crackers: April 24, 1937

By: AMALGAMATED PRESS

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1937

Edition: Issue No. 427

Seller ID: 17143

Condition: VG+


British juvenile pulp comic/adventure weekly. 12pp, profusely illustrated. Front & rear pages in full color, one page in 2-color and rest in b&w. Aimed at young readers of both sexes it alternates comic strips with short stories and serials. Comic has been stored flat and has retained its brightness without folds or creases. Minor wear to leading edge. View more info

Crackers: March 13, 1937

By: AMALGAMATED PRESS

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1937

Edition: Issue No. 421

Seller ID: 17144

Condition: VG+


British juvenile pulp comic/adventure weekly. 12pp, profusely illustrated. Front & rear pages in full color, one page in 2-color and rest in b&w. Aimed at young readers of both sexes it alternates comic strips with short stories and serials. Comic has been stored flat and has retained its brightness without folds or creases. View more info

Crackers: March 20, 1937

By: AMALGAMATED PRESS

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1937

Edition: Issue No. 422

Seller ID: 17145

Condition: Very Good


British juvenile pulp comic/adventure weekly. 12pp, profusely illustrated. Front & rear pages in full color, one page in 2-color and rest in b&w. Aimed at young readers of both sexes it alternates comic strips with short stories and serials. Comic has been stored flat and has retained its brightness without folds or creases. Minor wear to edges. View more info

Crackers: March 27, 1937

By: AMALGAMATED PRESS

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press Ltd: 1937

Edition: Issue No. 423

Seller ID: 17147

Condition: About VG


British juvenile pulp comic/adventure weekly. 12pp, profusely illustrated. Front & rear pages in full color, one page in 2-color and rest in b&w. Aimed at young readers of both sexes it alternates comic strips with short stories and serials. Comic has been stored flat and has retained its brightness without folds or creases. Minor wear to edges. View more info

Eventyr. Første Samling

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Copenhagen, Martins Forlag: 1925

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 041749

ISBN: 1871131030

Condition: Near Fine


Attractive, later edition of Andersen's Fairy Tales. Danish language text. Originally published in two volumes this edition contains both volume in one. 318pp and 316pp, with two tile pages and two indeces. Illustrations in b&w by Paul V. Rubow after Vilhelm Pedersen. OCLC Number: 33350984. attractively bound in half red-crimson leather. Marbled boards and endpapers. Five raised bands to the spine. Gilt titles to the spine. Intermnnally unmarked, all pages very white. B... View more info

Nowe szaty Cesarza

By: ANDERSEN, Hans Christian; BORKOWSKA, Ewa Anna

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Niederwiesa, Poland, Nitzsche: 1971

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 042118

Condition: Good VG


Tlumaczyla: Ewa Anna Borkowska. Projekt i wykonanie lalek: Hannelore Wegener. Dekoracje i fotografie: Hannelore Wegener ; Adolf Schmidt. OCLC Number: 72326133. Polish language text. [19pp, color photo ilustrations. Bright, clean and unmarked. Sound, tight binding. Minor wear to boards ar tips & slight surface age-soiling. Weight, 253g. View more info

Spick and Span

By: ANDRESS, J. Mace - et al

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Co.: 1949

Edition: Revised Edition of 1939/1945

Seller ID: 045339

Condition: Solid VG


Elementary school reader. First published in 1939. This revised edition is 1949. OCLC Number: 14523381. vii, 151 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. Series Title:' Safe and healthy living'. Illustrations by Margaret C. Hoopes, Florence J. Hoopes and Kay Draper. A lightly marked school copy. No external marks. Inked-out name to the inside of both the front and rear boards. Small schhol stamp to the top margin of the title page. Very clean interior. Tight, square binding. Minor surface wea... View more info

We are their Children: Ethnic Portraits of British Columbia

By: ANDREW, Robert & MASON, Trisha

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Commcept Publishing Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18001

ISBN: 0-88829-003-9

Condition: VG+


Stories, for the juvenile market, of immigrants of various ethnic backgrounds who came to British Columbia. 162pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean copy, almost 'as new'. Previous owner's stamp to ffep. Weight, 350g. View more info

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Hopalong Cassidy Makes New Friends

By: ANON

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Kenosha, WI, Samuel Lowe: 1950

Seller ID: 4575


A Bonnie Book [no number]. 6.25'x7.75', 24pp. Illustrated in full-color by Nino Carbe. Printed, pictorial boards. red & silver foil on spine. Clean, tight copy. Front cover illus and internal illus are all very bright. Corners a little bumped, one m ore so. Foil is a little worn, only a tiny piece missing at top of spine. One principle defect; the last illustrated page in the book has been torn across the bottom [repaired with near-invisible acid-free, archival tape]. O... View more info

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Pictures for Laughing Eyes: Pictures, Poems, Stories and Sketches By Noted Authors and Artists

By: ANON

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, W. B. Conkey: 1896

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 08096

Condition: Good, or Better


Late Victorian Children's Book. Cloth spine, stapled binding, thick card boards with colorful paper illustrations pasted on. Short stories, verses etc with numerous illustrations in blue ink with a color frontis and two color plates. Approx 98pp. Considerable edge wear to boards, covers scratched etc but still colorful. Rear cloth hinge weakening, damage to rear blank end-paper and minor defects here and there. In spite of this 'grim' description, still a useful copy wi... View more info