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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

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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

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Jamie

By: Phillips, E. C. [Mrs. Horace B. Looker]

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, &c., George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: Books011369

Condition: Very Good


189 pages, followed by 2 pages of ads. Every Boy's Library series, with no printed date of issue. Frontispiece, else not illustrated. Routledge ads to pastedown and free endpaper front and rear. Light soiling to publisher's decorative binding and textblock edges, foxing to endpapers, old inscription to third leaf bleeding into frontispiece on verso. Binding is sound. Uncommon. View more info

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A Catechism of Modern History; Giving a Description of the Most Remarkable Events, from the birth of our Saviour to the present time : calculated for the use of young people.

By: Pinnock, William

Price: $243.75

Publisher: London, G. And W.B. Whittaker: 1821

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: Books011322

Condition: Very Good


72 pages. 9th edition, this copy bound without frontispiece. Chipping to wraps; top half-inch of title page neatly cut away. View more info

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National Kindergarten Songs and Plays

By: Pollock, Louise

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Henry A. Young and Company: 1880

Seller ID: Books010902

Condition: Good


77 pages. Quarter leather peeling at base of spine. Covers rubbed. Textblock loose but remains attached to covers. Light soiling within. Old ownership inscription to front free endpaper at Dartmouth [NS] School Primary Department. View more info

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The Excellent Woman: As Described in the Book of Proverbs

By: Pratt, Anne [attributed to]

Price: $218.75

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: Books012379

Condition: Very Good


158 pages, and one leaf of ads at rear. Frontispiece, engraved title page andd 22 plates within. No stated date of issue; Christmas 1862 gift inscription to front free endpaper. Handsome binding, all edges gilt, page-mark ribbon present.Light foxing throughout. View more info

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Mary Plain In Town [signed]

By: Rae, Gwynedd

Price: $656.25

Publisher: London, Cobden-Sanderson: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: Books010954

Condition: Good


118 pages. Cloth stained, faded, and rubbed. Paper split along hinges but binding remains sound. Inscribed and dated by the author on front free endpaper, Christmas 1935. The name of the recipient is so faint as to be illegible. View more info

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Swallows & Amazons [in prize binding]

By: Ransome, Arthur

Price: $281.25

Publisher: London, Toronto, Jonathan Cape: 1939

Seller ID: Books012059

Condition: Very Good


375 pages. Prize binding for Queen Margaret's School, Duncan BC, with their crest in gilt to front. Leather scuffed at extremities, and spine sunned. Top edge gilt; one set of the pictorial endpapers bound in at rear. The June 1939 issue, with prize notation handwritten to front pastedown: Ina Horn / Form Prize / " III A, / June 26, 1940. Ina Horn (Roelents) would go on to write the school prayer in 1945 [noted in the 2014 issue of The Link, Overseas Old Margaretian Association]. View more info

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The Cock-House At Fellsgarth [publisher's pictorial binding]

By: Reed, Talbot Baines

Price: $156.25

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: Books012028

Condition: Very Good


iv, [5]-306 pages, with 14 pages of ads at rear. Frontispiece and six plates as called for. No date of issue specified; the RTS addresses are 4 Bouverie and 65 St. Paul's Churchyard. Light wear and soil to cloth. Chip off fore-edge of page 173. Endpapers toned; binding sound. View more info

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The Glad and Gay Picture Book

By: Richardson, Agnes

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin, Samuel Lowe Company: 1940

Seller ID: Books009196

Condition: Very Good


12pp. Twelve full page colour illustrations on heavy coated stock, sticker scar to front panel not affecting image, light wear and soil to covers. View more info

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The African Servant. An Authentic Narrative

By: Richmond, Rev. Legh

Price: $156.25

Publisher: New York, American Tract Society: 1830

Seller ID: Books011533

Condition: Very Good


16 pages. No stated date of issue, but between 1827-1832 [144 Nassau St.]. Outer corners curled; light foxing. View more info

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Stories of Great Pioneers: True & Stirring Narratives of Bravery, & of Perils Gallantly Met & Overcome.

By: Sanderson, Edgar

Price: $62.50

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co., Limited: 1915

Seller ID: Books011085

Condition: Very Good


222 pages plus catalogue at rear. Frontispiece in colour, and 8 plates in black & white. Foxing to textblock edges, and occasionally within. Binding is sound. View more info

Image for Schmid's Tales [15 stories in five volumes]: Angelica, Water Pitcher, Canary Bird; Best Inheritance, Red and White Roses, Forget Me Not; Anselmo, Cherries, Melon; Carrier Pigeon, Madonna, Cakes; Rose Bush, Dumb Girl, Daisy.

Schmid's Tales [15 stories in five volumes]: Angelica, Water Pitcher, Canary Bird; Best Inheritance, Red and White Roses, Forget Me Not; Anselmo, Cherries, Melon; Carrier Pigeon, Madonna, Cakes; Rose Bush, Dumb Girl, Daisy.

By: Schmid, Christopher von [Christoph]

Price: $431.25

Publisher: New York, P. J. Kenedy / Excelsior Catholic Publishing House: 1849

Seller ID: Books011645

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth bordered in blind with gilt to front and spine. Five volumes, with three stories in each. Dunigans Popular Library of Instruction and Amusement; illustrated throughout by J.G. Chapman. Title pages and pagination for each story. Stories range in length from 30 to 70 pages. Extremities lightly rubbed, with small chip off near head of spine of one volume; old ownership signature to first front free endpaper; one volume lacking the first front free endpaper. Bindings are sound. P.J. Kenedy ads at rear of each volume, in which is listed Schmid's Exquisite Tales in six volumes. offered h... View more info

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The History of Lucy Clare, as related by a clergyman, being intended for the use of Young Women

By: Sherwood, Mrs. [Mary Martha]

Price: $156.25

Publisher: Hartford, D. F. Robinson & Co.: 1828

Seller ID: Books010440

Condition: Good


108 pages. Red leather spine, printed paper over boards with title to front and Hartford County Sabbath School Book Depository list on rear: D.F. Robinson & Co. agents. Hartford 1830 gift inscription; frontispiece; foxing throughout. Binding is sound. An early American issue. View more info

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Treasure Island

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $156.25

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd.:

Seller ID: Books012370

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 273 pages, with map and nine plates as called for. Title page in colour. No date of issue specified; copyright 1911 by Scribner's. Soiling to rear board, scratches to illustration on front. Abrasion at head of half title from name erasure. Green topstain faded. Pictorial endpapers rubbed. No inscriptions. Binding sound. View more info

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The English at the North Pole

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, &c., George Routledge and Sons:

Seller ID: Books011363

Condition: Very Good


254 pages. Every Boy's Library series, with no printed date of issue. Not illustrated. Routledge ads to pastedown and free endpaper front and rear. Light soiling to publisher's decorative binding, foxing to endpapers, old signature to verso of ffep and to Contents leaf. Binding is sound. View more info