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A Story of the Sea
1 A Story of the Sea
New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1878 Cloth Very Good 16mo. 
92 pages, including frontispiece and 10 full page engravings. Apparently rare issue, with this story only, OCLC locating no copies. Dodd Mead copyright date of 1878; no date on title page. Gift inscription to front free endpaper Christmas 1883. Attractive publisher's binding with paper insert surrounded. Brown blemish to six leaves, the worst of which is pictured. Binding sound and hinges secure. 
Price: 188.50 CDN
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Addie's Party
2 Addie's Party
Boston Ira Bradley & Co. Cloth Very Good 24mo. 
64 pages. OCLC records a Graves & Ellis issue with chromolithographs [no library holdings]; this Ira Bradley is not recorded. Publisher's red cloth with wheat sheaf decoration (soiled); gilt title bordered on spine. two full page illustrations and girl's head on title page. 4.8 x 3.1 inches. no stated date of issue. Endpapers foxed; Christmas 1898 inscription to front free endpaper. Binding sound. 
Price: 162.50 CDN
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Album du journal Spirou  148e
3 Album du journal Spirou 148e
Paris Dupuis 1978 Illustrated boards Very Good Periodical, text in French 4to R. Leloup (cover) et. al. 
Contains issues 2073 - 2085, previous owner's name to ffep. edges of rear board worn, text in French. 
Price: 39.00 CDN
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Album du journal Spirou  158e
4 Album du journal Spirou 158e
Paris Dupuis 1981 Illustrated boards Very Good Periodical, text in French 4to 
Contains issues 2203 - 2215, previous owner's name to ffep. edges of rear board worn, text in French. 
Price: 32.50 CDN
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Big Circus [Saalfield no. 1902]
5 Big Circus [Saalfield no. 1902]
Akron, OH Saalfield 1948 Softcover Good Folio 
12 pages. Large format. Code 1902 at top left and bottom right of front cover. Copyright MCMXLVIII [1948]. Small creas/closed tear top right front cover; closed tear and chip off top right rear cover; top 2 inches of spine split - almost to first staple - and split at heel two thirds of an inch. Staples showing rust but secure. Spotting to pages 8 and 9. Please see photos; an uncommon survival. 
Price: 45.50 CDN
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By Plane to Dreamland
6 By Plane to Dreamland
Amsterdam Mulder & Zoon 1955 Card covers Good oblong 8vo. 
16 pages plus covers. 11.5 x 8.6 inches. A good copy of this scarce book. Oblong format. English edition of Per Vliegtuig Naar Droomland; No. 1780A. Binding is sound and covers fully attached. Light soiling to covers, and creasing to spine and corners. Flapped plane at rear is well attached, with creasing to its right wing-tip. Two-inch shallow crease to rear cover running up from foot at right near Mulder & Zoon insignia. No inscriptions. 
Price: 123.50 CDN
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Child's Life of Washington with ten illustrations
7 Child's Life of Washington with ten illustrations
Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Boston Fisher & Brother 1860 Cloth Very Good 64mo. 
192 pages. 3.1 x 2.4 inches. Publisher's red pebbled cloth with gilt to front and spine; stamped in blind on rear. All edges gilded; original yellow endpapers clean, with light foxing to rear whereon is the advert for The Child's Evergreen Miniature Library. A particulary pleasing example, with binding sound, hinges secure and contents clean. 
Price: 162.50 CDN
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Five Years Old [c. 1895]
8 Five Years Old [c. 1895]
New York Dodd, Mead / Wemple and Company Hardcover Good 8vo. 
30 pages. 8.1 x 6.5 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon book. Worldcat shows only two institutional holdings. Spine rubbed, in places to webbing as seen in photo. Binding remains firm. Foxing throughout. Small chip off fore-edge of front endpaper. Splitting to rear gutter, but again binding is sound. No inscriptions. 
Price: 58.50 CDN
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Here We Go : Fun for the Little Folks [c. 1895. Happy-Go-Lucky Series]
9 Here We Go : Fun for the Little Folks [c. 1895. Happy-Go-Lucky Series]
Boston De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. Hardcover Good 4to. 
110 pages. 10.3 x 8.2 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon book. No stated date of issue or copyright. Minor soiling to covers, with some chipping of paper covering and shallow crease to upper right corner. Binding remains firm. Interior is tanned, with stain and chipping to front endpaper. The following leaf is the chrome litho frontispiece, which is tanned and stained. Occasional light marginal staining throughout. No inscriptions. 
Price: 84.50 CDN
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Legends of the Maori. Book 1. For children aged 9-10 years
10 Legends of the Maori. Book 1. For children aged 9-10 years
Auckland, &c. Whitcombe and Tombs 1934 Card covers Good 12mo. 
78, [2] pages. Unobtrusive staining to front cover; chipped and splitting at head and foot of spine. Binding remains sound. No stated date of issue; 1934 inscription to first leaf. One of Whitcombe's Historical Story Books. Foxing to first and final leaf, and occasionally within. Illustrated. 
Price: 52.00 CDN
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Little Words of Wisdom
11 Little Words of Wisdom
Chicago Donohue, Henneberry & Co. 1895 Hardcover Good 8vo. 
16 pages. 9.2 x 7.2 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon book. Spine rubbed, with top third of paper along upper hinge perished as seen in photo, and paper splitting for another two inches. Binding remains firm. Interior is very good. No inscriptions. 
Price: 58.50 CDN
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Mother Goose [McLoughlin Bros. c. 1890]
12 Mother Goose [McLoughlin Bros. c. 1890]
New York McLoughlin Brothers Card covers Very Good 8vo. 
46 pages plus covers. 8 x 6 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon booklet. Card covers. Splitting for an inch along spine at foot and small diagonal chunck off head of spine. Sewn binding remains sound. Interior is clean and unmarked. Vertical crease to front cover. Colour covers, and profusely illustrated in black and white within. Noted as copyrighted at lower left front cover, but with no indication of when. Likewise no indication of the artist(s). One illustration (that for Hush-A-Bye, baby, on the tree top) has Howard DEL. beneath it. I have failed to locate another example. 
Price: 75.00 CDN
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My Nicest Book
13 My Nicest Book
London & Glasgow Blackie & Son Hardcover Very Good 4to. 
72 pages. 11 x 8.4 inches. A very well preserved example of this uncommon book. No stated date of printing. Binding remains firm. Interior is clean and unmarked save for the This Book Belongs To neatly filled in. Most illustrations in black and white, with some full-page doll leaves in orange, as well as the full colour leaves of the story Molly's Birthday. Most leaves are on thick paper, Molly's story is on thin shiny paper [recto only] with illustrations in the style of Beatrix Potter. 
Price: 84.50 CDN
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Pecksy and Flapsy [The American Sunday School Union, 1867]
14 Pecksy and Flapsy [The American Sunday School Union, 1867]
Philadelphia The American Sunday School Union 1867 Card covers Very Good 8vo. F. Moras lith. 
22 pages plus final illustration leaf and covers. 7.6 x 6.25 inches. A very well preserved example of this scarce publication. Covers rubbed and with some staining. Sewn binding remains sound. Name in pencil to verso of front cover, otherwise unmarked. Some light marginal smudges but overall a clean interior. Seven full-page illustrations in colour. At time of cataloguing Worldcat shows only one institutional holding of this booklet: University of North Carolina at Greensboro: Jackson Library Special Collections, Lois Lenski Juvenile Collection. 
Price: 206.25 CDN
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Puss in Boots [linen c. 1910]
15 Puss in Boots [linen c. 1910]
linen softcover Good oblong 8vo. 
12 pages including covers. 10 x 7.25 inches. A well preserved example of this uncommon version. With no apparent indication of date. Saddle stapled with 3 staples showing light rust but fully secure. Fraying to linen edges; lower corner creased. Light foxing throughout. No indication of publisher, just "No. 892" lower left rear cover. No inscriptions. 
Price: 58.50 CDN
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Round The World and Other Stories
16 Round The World and Other Stories
London Groombridge and Sons Cloth Good 12mo. 
Frontispiece with tissue guard, title page, 144 unnumberd pages followed by 16 pages of Groombridge ads. Cloth decorated in black, blue and gilt. No stated date of issue. Greenock (Burgh) School Board, Shaw Street Public School Session 1881-82 prize plate to front pastedown: awarded to Mary Gay for diligence and progress by headmaster John Wilson. Bookseller's ticket of John Kinloch of Greenock. Heavy foxing to second endpapers front and rear; title page a bit grubby; occasional foxing within. Three stories, illustrated: A Lady's Travels; The Prophet and the Lost City; The Ship and the Island. Hinges a touch slack but binding is sound. 
Price: 383.50 CDN
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Spirou 179e Album
17 Spirou 179e Album
Dupuis 1986 Decorative boards, vinyl spine Good Periodical, text in French 4to. 
Contains 10 issues (2455-2464) of the weekly comic, about 520 pages. Text in French. rear board worn at edges, owner's name in ink to ffep 
Price: 26.00 CDN
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Spirou Album 156e
18 Spirou Album 156e
Dupuis 1978 Decorative boards, vinyl spine Good Periodical, text in French 4to. 
contains 13 issues (2177-2189) of the weekly comic, about 676 pages. Text in French. rear board worn at edges, owner's name in ink to ffep 
Price: 26.00 CDN
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Ted's Flower Mission : and other stories.
19 Ted's Flower Mission : and other stories.
New York / Cincinnati Hunt & Eaton / Cranston & Curts 1894 Cloth Very Good 16mo. 
64 pages. Publisher's decorative binding with gilt titles. Presentation inscription to front free endpaper dated Xmas 1894. Illustrated throughout. Binding sound. Uncommon, with OCLC locating only one copy [MSU]. 
Price: 162.50 CDN
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The First Class Scout's Book
20 The First Class Scout's Book
Ottawa Canadian General Council of the Boy Scouts Association 1933 Twelfth wraps Fair 8vo. 
64 pages. illustrated. Chip off lower corner of front cover; most pages dampstained (but no mold or odor); pages tanned. Binding is sound with no loose pages. 
Price: 19.50 CDN
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