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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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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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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

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The Field of Ice

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $118.75

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

Seller ID: Books011364

Condition: Very Good


190 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. Binding is sound. View more info

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Journey Into The Interior Of The Earth

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Bowden: 1892

Seller ID: Books011467

Condition: Very Good


267 pages, and 14 pages of ads at rear. Publisher's pictorial cloth with light soiling, gilt dulled on spine. Faint gift inscription to front free endpaper. Binding is sound. No stated date of issue (c. 1892); Bowden joined Ward, Lock in 1891. View more info

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The Ice Desert

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1902

Seller ID: Books011957

Condition: Very Good


223 pages. Attractive publisher's cloth bubbled; front board slightly bowed; offsetting to pastedowns and endpapers toned. Xmas gift inscription to half title dated 1902 - no other indication of issue date. Frontispiece present; binding sound. View more info

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From The Earth to The Moon

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: Books011958

Condition: Very Good


132 pages, and 12 pages of ads at rear. Attractive publisher's cloth. Endpapers toned; ding and light soil to fore-edge. Pencil inscription to half title dated 1904 - no other indication of issue date. Frontispiece present; binding sound. View more info

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Buster The Big Brown Bear

By: Walsh, George Ethelbert

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, &c., John C. Winston: 1922

Seller ID: Books010706

Condition: Very Good


131 pages, with three leaves of ads at rear. Frontispiece and three plates in colour. Small stain to rear board and title page; offsetting and foxing to endpapers. Copyright page lists 11 titles in the Twilight Animal Series. View more info

Little Dot BOUND WITH: The Book of Books: The Story of the English Bible.

By: Walton, Mrs. O.F.

Price: $118.75

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1884

Seller ID: Books010565

Condition: Good


64 and 64 pages. RTS oval stamp to front board, 180 stamped in gilt to spine. Boards rubbed and stained. Floral endpapers, frontispiece in colour. A child's marginal illumination to pp 32, 33 of Dot's Busy Thoughts. No stated date of publication on either title page, circa 1884. View more info

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Mother's Queer Things or, A Bag of Stones

By: Warner, Anna [Bartlett]

Price: $93.75

Publisher: London, James Nisbet: 1883

Seller ID: Books010525

Condition: Fair


173 pages plus publisher's 14 page list at rear. Frontispiece and three plates. Disbound: each gathering is neatly separated from adjacent gathering and cloth spine. All text leaves present, also front and rear yellow endpapers and half-title. I can find no bibliographic information regarding the required number of plates. An uncommon title of this once popular author. View more info

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Rose and Agnes : or, The Dangers of Partiality

By: Woodland, Miss

Price: $68.75

Publisher: New York, W. B. Gilley: 1827

Seller ID: Books010511

Condition: Very Good


108 pages. Engraved frontispiece. Publisher's quarter leather with gilt to spine, printed paper with Recent Juvenile Publications list to rear. Early Hebron Connecticut gift inscription to front free endpaper. Foxing throughout. Binding is sound. View more info