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The Tiny Golden Library. Animal Nonsense Stories (complete in 12 books, in original shrinkwrap)

By: Kunhardt, Dorothy

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Golden Press : Western Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: Books011574

Condition: Very Good


All twelve books in publisher's display box with shrinkwrap and original $7.95 price sticker. Wrap has been split open in front of the books but no books removed. Somewhat oddly the jackets have short tears at head and tail of spines - as issued. View more info

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Jason's Quest

By: Laurence, Margaret

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto / Montreal, McClelland and Stewart: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books011385

Condition: Very Good


211. pages. Jacket spine sunned, short closed tear along upper joint at top. Sunning to very top edge of boards and at foot of spine. Not price clipped. Jacket now in a removable archival sleeve. No inscriptions. View more info

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Twelve Stories of the Sayings and Doings of Animals

By: Lee, Mrs. R. [Sarah Bowdich Lee]

Price: $718.75

Publisher: London, Grant and Griffith: 1854

Seller ID: Books011848

Condition: Very good


92 pages and 8 pages of ads at rear. Four coloured plates as called for, each with protective blank. All edges gilt. Cloth rubbed - considerably so along lower joint. Binding sound. Miniscule 1856 gift inscription top right of title page. The second edition. View more info

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The Last Battle

By: Lewis, C. S.

Price: $292.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010071

Condition: Very Good


175 pages. First printing stated. Jacket rubbed at extremities and lacking a small triangle top right rear panel. Both corners of front flap are clipped but $2.75 price is retained. Interior is clean and unmarked in sound binding. Jacket now in brodart: a removable archival sleeve. View more info

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Love of Life

By: London, Jack

Price: $93.75

Publisher: London, Everett & Co.: 1914

Seller ID: Books011692

Condition: Very Good


252, [4] pages. Everett's 7d Library series. Circa 1914 (with April 1914 inscription to verso of front free endpaper). Pictorial endpapers. Jacket chipped, torn, and rubbed: now presenting well in a removable archival sleeve. Worming to upper joint. Contents clean; binding sound. View more info

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Children of the Frost

By: London, Jack

Price: $93.75

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1914

Seller ID: Books011693

Condition: Very Good


253, [1] pages. Newnes' 7d series. Circa 1914 (with April 1914 inscription to verso of front free endpaper). Jacket chipped, torn, and rubbed: now presenting well in a removable archival sleeve. Contents clean; binding sound. View more info

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Pigs In The Pigskin

By: Matheson, G. M.

Price: $218.75

Publisher: London, Sands & Co.,:

Seller ID: Books007133

Condition: Fair


Illustrated by L. Espinasse. Verses by G. M. Matheson. Sands & Co., Burleigh Street, Strand. 11.8 x 9.1 inches. A charming rarity of juvenile Victorian horse racing satire. Consider as disbound: the string meant to hold text block to spine is present but is well loose; half title is detached. Covers are in one piece with spine intact. Evidence of missing light paper front fly leaf at lower left of half title; no rear endpaper. Otherwise apparently complete, with title page followed by eleven leaves (upaginated, I can't find another copy with which to collate but Worldcat has "[23]" as ... View more info

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The Public School Drawing Course No. 6. Senior Fourth.

By: McFaul, J.H. [Designed & Arranged by]

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Toronto, Canada Publishing Co.: 1892

Seller ID: Books012101

Condition: Very Good


24 pages. Entirely completed by former owner, one Helen F. Titus of Hampton, Nova Scotia. Wear to covers; staples holding well. View more info

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Careers of Danger and Daring

By: Moffett, Cleveland

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1901

Seller ID: Books011686

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 419 pages. Profusely illustrated. Light rubbing to cloth; small library withdrawl stamp to front free endpaper - no other library indications. Binding is sound. Careers covered: Steeple Climber; Deep Sea Diver; Baloonist; Pilot; Bridge Builder; City Fireman; Aerial Acrobat; Wild Beast Tamer; Dynamite Worker; Locomotive Engineer. View more info

Image for My Little Play Box : Teeny-Weenies By The Sea; Teeny-Weenies At The Farm; Teeny-Weenies' Pets; Teeny-Weeny's Doggies. [four volumes in original box]

My Little Play Box : Teeny-Weenies By The Sea; Teeny-Weenies At The Farm; Teeny-Weenies' Pets; Teeny-Weeny's Doggies. [four volumes in original box]

By: Mrs Herbert Strang ed.

Price: $468.75

Publisher: Oxford, Humphrey Milford - Oxford University Press: 1932

Seller ID: Books011120

Condition: Very Good


Uncommon issue, four volumes in box with uniform paper-over-board binding in matching box. Likely lacking one volume or a book-sized insert for colouring instruments. Foxing to outer edges and endpapers; bindings sound; no inscriptions or colouring. Box sturdy but good only, with general soiling, old tape repairs, and lacking one fold-down flap. Paper onlay to top of box recto and verso: My Little Play Box, with child's signature to that on underside. For overseas shipping options please inquire. View more info

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The Little Boarding-School Girls; or, Slander Not

By: Murray, Grace

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, Sunday School Union / Carlton & Porter:

Seller ID: Books010969

Condition: Very Good


40, [4] pages. No date of publication identified; OCLC notes: "Sunday-School Union operated at address between 1856 and 1868". Title and decoration in gilt to spine. Offsetting to endpapers; closed tear to terminal blank. Binding is sound. View more info

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Wilful Walter, and Other Stories

By: Murray, Grace

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Boston, Henry A. Young & Co.:

Seller ID: Books010971

Condition: Very Good


64 pages. No date of publication identified; OCLC notes: "Henry A. Young & Co. published at 24 Cornhill, Boston, from 1868 to 1874 or 1875". Gilt to spine. Endpapers a touch grubby; leaves tanned. Binding is sound. The other stories are: Wilful Walter -- The Hard Run -- The Dutchman's Cap -- Kitty's Picture -- The Bunch of Grapes. Illustrated. View more info

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An English Spelling Book with Reading Lessons Adapted to the Capacities of Children

By: Murray, Lindley

Price: $218.75

Publisher: London, William Walker, Otley: 1844

Seller ID: Books010750

Condition: Good


145 pages, with advert to verso of 145. Leather worn, and chipped along spine. Lacks free endpapers; front hinge split but holding. Numerous ownership signatures: to leather, pastedowns and title page; Christian and Albert Grimm (Springfield, Annapolis Co. Nova Scotia) most prominently. Leaves toned; occasional minor soiling; child's pencil scribbling to rear pastedown. View more info

Image for English Reader on Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best Writers Designed to Assist Young Persons to Read with Propriety and Effect to Improve Their Language and Sentiments, and to Inculcate Some of the Most Important Principles of Piety and V

English Reader on Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best Writers Designed to Assist Young Persons to Read with Propriety and Effect to Improve Their Language and Sentiments, and to Inculcate Some of the Most Important Principles of Piety and V

By: Murray, Lindley

Price: $243.75

Publisher: Charleston, J. Hoff: 1910

Seller ID: Books010973

Condition: Good


xxii, 258 pages. Tanned and foxed throughout, with endpapers stained. Binding is sound. View more info

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Five Children and It

By: Nesbit, E.

Price: $243.75

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010839

Condition: Fair


xv, 301 pages. Red cloth with titles and decorations in gilt. All plates present. Cloth rubbed, sunned, stained, and split for 1.5 inches along upper joint from top. Publisher's red stain to all edges that, due to dampsaining, has bled through to interior margins of many pages. By far the most pervasive is seen on the frontispiece. Red and/or beige tideline present on most leaves but not particularly obtrusive. Front board bowed. Offsetting to endpapers; gift inscriptions to front free endpaper. Binding remains sound. View more info

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Leaves of Life

By: Nesbit, E. [Edith Bland]

Price: $156.25

Publisher: London and New York, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010670

Condition: Very Good


x, 185 pages and 1 page of ads. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt to front and spine. Spine darkened, and rubbed at head and tail. Light foxing to endpapers, with signature of one Agnes Knox dated Toronto 1891 on the two front free endpapers. View more info

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Buck Rogers in the 25th Century [Kelloggs]

By: Nowlan, Phil and Dick Calkins

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Battle Creek, Michigan, Kellogg Company.: 1933

Seller ID: Books012100

Condition: Very Good


32 pages. Cover split from foot to lowest staple; light vertical crease down the middle; light soil to rear cover. View more info

Image for In School and Out Of School, or, The history of William and John : an interesting tale

In School and Out Of School, or, The history of William and John : an interesting tale

By: One Who Knows Both

Price: $281.25

Publisher: New York, William Burgess, Jun.: 1827

Seller ID: Books010441

Condition: Good


111 pages plus 1 page list of Books For Youth for sale by Burgess at rear. Frontispiece and one other plate. Red leather spine, printed paper over boards with title to front and Books For Youth published by Burgess list on rear. Hebron Conn inscription to first free endpaper; foxing throughout. Binding is sound. First American Edition stated. Dated 1828 on front cover, 1827 on title page. View more info

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A Merry-Go-Round of In-Door Games

By: P. S. C.

Price: $318.50

Publisher: New York, Worthington: 1889

Seller ID: Books009440

Condition: Very Good


Complete, with endpapers and 14 leaves of two-tone plates. Pictorial paper over boards, with gold cloth spine. Extremities rubbed. Offsetting to front free endpaper; finger smudge to right margin of second last plate. Binding is sound. Front cover has "patented November 22d 1887 by Worthington"; title page: "copyright 1889 by Worthington". View more info

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Scientific Amusements For Young People

By: Pepper, John Henry

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: Books010289

Condition: Very Good


iv, 503 - 626 pages, plus 32 page catalogue at rear. Publisher's decorative binding with paper onlay to front. Endpapers dusty; insect predation to rear hinge though hinges firm and binding sound. View more info