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  • PAGE, P.K.
    A FLASK OF SEA WATER. Illustrated by Laszlo Gal.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Oxford, 1989. Quarto, pale blue boards. [32] pp. Light erasure to upper outer corner of front free endpaper; minute rubbing to spine tips, outer corners; else fine in fine jacket. A fairy tale by the noted Canadian poet / artist (as P.K. Irwin), with good colour illustrations by an internationally acclaimed Canadian illustrator.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 6650
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  • PAGE, P.K.
    A FLASK OF SEA WATER. Illustrated by Laszlo Gal.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Oxford, 1989. Quarto, pale blue boards. [32] pp. Advance copy for review, with rubber stamp on front free endpaper. Fine in fine jacket. A fairy tale by the noted Canadian poet / artist (as P.K. Irwin), with good colour illustrations by an internationally acclaimed Canadian illustrator.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42910
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  • LAYTON, Irving
    A SPIDER DANCED A COSY JIG. Illustrated by Milo Malish. Edited by Elspeth Cameron

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Stoddart, 1984. Octavo, glossy illustrated boards without jacket, as issued. pp [32], unpaged. Colour illustrations. Fine copy. Inscribed by the author "For Laura, and made her smile...Best wishes, Irving Layton, Nov. 30, 1985". Poetry for children.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42083
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  • ENGEL, Marian
    ADVENTURE AT MOON BAY TOWERS. Illustrated by Patricia Cupples

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1974. Pictorial boards without jacket, as issued. 32 pages. Ex library, with rubber stamp on title page crossed out in ink, pouch removed at rear, otherwise mainly fine. A scarce juvenile by the noted Canadian literary writer.Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44359
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  • PINKERTON, Kathrene
    ADVENTURE NORTH. Illustrated by Stephen J. Voorhies

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Carrick & Evans, 1940. Blue pictorial cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp (169), [3]. Spine sunned to beige; light foxing to covers; page edges yellowed and lightly foxe; VG clean and unworn jacketless copy otherwise. Novel for younger readers set in Norther Ontario. Watters p 367.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50584
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  • AFAR IN THE FOREST; or, pictures of life and scenery in the wilds of Canada. By Mrs.Traill by TRAILL, Catharine Parr
    TRAILL, Catharine Parr
    AFAR IN THE FOREST; or, pictures of life and scenery in the wilds of Canada. By Mrs.Traill

    London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1873. 16mo, 17 cm, original green decorated cloth stamped in black, gilt and blind. pp (iii)-viii, (9)-207 + chromolithograph frontispiece and half-title. Includes an Appendix on Indians and a short list of Indian words, 22 illustrations in text (one full-page) by William Harvey. Offset browing to free endpapers; book a little leaned; spine very lightly darkened with minor wear at ends; short tear to fore margin of pp (9)-12; else a VG+ clean, bright, tight copy. The frontispiece depicts an Indian with rifle and a kneeling white girl cuddling a fawn, with caption "The Indian Hunter". The half-title is of three Indian girls holding a squirrel, settler's roof in the distance. The colours are…

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    London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1873. 16mo, 17 cm, original green decorated cloth stamped in black, gilt and blind. pp (iii)-viii, (9)-207 + chromolithograph frontispiece and half-title. Includes an Appendix on Indians and a short list of Indian words, 22 illustrations in text (one full-page) by William Harvey. Offset browing to free endpapers; book a little leaned; spine very lightly darkened with minor wear at ends; short tear to fore margin of pp (9)-12; else a VG+ clean, bright, tight copy. The frontispiece depicts an Indian with rifle and a kneeling white girl cuddling a fawn, with caption "The Indian Hunter". The half-title is of three Indian girls holding a squirrel, settler's roof in the distance. The colours are vivid and the images most appealing. A volume in the publisher's Pictorial Library of Travel and Adventure series. First published 1856 as LADY MARY AND HER NURSE, then as STORIES OF THE CANADIAN FOREST (1857), this revised and re-titled edtion was first published by Nelson in 1869. Quite an attractive copy of this novel about the Canadian bush around Rice Lake, Ontario, for young readers.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43707
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  • WRIGHT, Richard (Richard B. Wright)
    ANDREW TOLLIVER. Illustrated by Lewis Parker

    Toronto: Macmillan, c1965. Unindicated ater printing. 16mo, lime green boards. pp (10), 105, [5]. Large 1980 ink gift inscription at front, text paper a little toned as always, else fine. Near fine jacket has mild rubbing, tiny nicks. Buckskin Books 11. A novel for young people, the late Canadian literary author's first book. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47048
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  • ATWOOD, Margaret
    BASHFUL BOB AND DOLEFUL DORINDA. Illustrated by Dusan Petricic

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Key Porter, 2004. Oblong octavo, glossy colour pictorial boards. pp [32]. Excellent colour illustrations. A fine, jacketless copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46875
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  • DE LA ROCHE, Mazo
    BESIDE A NORMAN TOWER. With illustrations by A.H. Watson

    Boston: Little, Brown. Second printing, Nov., 1934, same month as first. Blue illustrated cloth stamped in black, lettered in light green. pp (xii), 247. Vignette and full page line drawings in text. Spine a bit sunned; light foxing to endpapers; yellowing and slight foxing to page edges; else a VG+ unworn copy, no owner names. Jacket has small chips at head of lightly yellowed spine, all flap corners clipped; small chips and tears to panels; VG otherwise, still attractive in appearance. A children's story set in England.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42728
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  • SAVERY, Chris
    CHANGE WITH ME !

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Lutterworth Press, 1963. 12mo, green boards. pp 127 + colour frontispiece. Light rippling to front free endpaper from removed label, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has nicks and small tear, very small chips, VG otherwise. A novel for young people set in Alberta.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 39329
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  • INGALDSON, Violet Paula
    COLD ADVENTURE. Illustration and cover design by Merle smith

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Copp Clark, 1959. Light blue cloth. pp (6), 168, [2]. Fine copy. Dust jacket has nicks to ends of lightly yellowed spine, small rubbed tears to ends of flap folds, VG otherwise. A novel for teenagers about ice fishing on Lake Winnipeg by a Winnipeg author of Icelandic descent whose father was a lake fisherman in Gimli. Watters p.315. Good illustrations.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44362
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  • TRAILL, Catharine Parr, 1802-1899
    COT AND CRADLE STORIES. Edited by Mary Agnes Fitzgibbon.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: William Briggs, 1895. Octavo, variant in brown pictorial cloth gilt, foral endpapers. pp [2], 239 , [1,ads], [2] + frontispiece portrait (CPT at age 94) with tissue guard. Numerous illustrations and a facsimile in text, 6 full-page. Text paper yellowed, as always; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper (endpapers are brittle); small unobtrusive spots on rear cover; Xmas, 1899, ink gift inscription on first blank; browning to pp 106-07 from something once laid in; else a VG copy, better than average, of this somewhat uncommon book. A collection of children's stories by the author of the Canadiana classic THE BACKWOODS OF CANADA. It was her last book in her lifetime. Watters p. 407. The editor was…

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    Toronto: William Briggs, 1895. Octavo, variant in brown pictorial cloth gilt, foral endpapers. pp [2], 239 , [1,ads], [2] + frontispiece portrait (CPT at age 94) with tissue guard. Numerous illustrations and a facsimile in text, 6 full-page. Text paper yellowed, as always; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper (endpapers are brittle); small unobtrusive spots on rear cover; Xmas, 1899, ink gift inscription on first blank; browning to pp 106-07 from something once laid in; else a VG copy, better than average, of this somewhat uncommon book. A collection of children's stories by the author of the Canadiana classic THE BACKWOODS OF CANADA. It was her last book in her lifetime. Watters p. 407. The editor was Mrs. Traill's great-niece who in her "Editor's Note" (pp 5-6) gives some interesting information about these stories.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42861
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  • ULLMANN, Victoria
    DEWDROPS

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Carlton Press, 1981. Beige cloth. 63 pp. Fine copy, signed by the author, in fine jacket. Stories for children by this German- Canadian author. Uncommon vanity press publication. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Fine, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 22772
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  • RICHARDS, Milton (pseud. of Milo Milton Oblinger)
    DICK KENT, FUR TRADER

    Akon, Ohio: Saalfield, c1927. Brown boards. pp (2), 223, [7]. Frontispiece illustration. Pulpy text paper yellowed as always, ink gift inscription and small thin spot from erasure at front, else fine. Dust jacket has small chips and tears, VG otherwise, attactive. The fifth Dick Kent Mountie yarn for young readers, set in the frozen north. Northland Series. Saalfield 3341.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44774
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  • Auteuil, Marie-Louise d'
    Fanfan, Joujou et Compagnie

    Edition: First printing

    Montréal: Librairie Granger frére, 1945. Card covers, pp (80). Text paper tanned, else fine. A book for younger readers, a volume in the Bibliothèque de la Jeuness Canadienne series.. This was Canadian scholar and frequent reviewer of French-Canadian literature W.E. Collin's copy. It has his catalogue card laid in. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47543
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  • OSBORNE, Marian (1871-1931)
    FLIGHT COMMANDER STORK and Other Verses. With Illustrations by E.A. Kerr

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1925. Red linen grain pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, illustrated endpapers. pp (8), 48 + 4 colour plates; numerous line drawings in text. Small light spot on rear cover, light tanning to pp 14-15, else VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. A scarce volume of verse for children by this Canadian author. Nice illustrations.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 28474
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  • JARRELL, Randall
    FLY BY NIGHT. Pictures by Maurice Sendak.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. Octavo, pp viii, 31. Grey cloth. Light yellowing to inner margins of endpapers, else fine. Dust jacket has nicks at head of spine, short red marks to lower rear panel, else fine, flap price intact.The poet's last book for children, a prose piece. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43261
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  • WILLIAMS, Bert
    FOOD FOR THE EAGLE. Study Material by Jennifer Harvey.

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: Thomas Nelson, 1970. Cream pictorial boards printed in black, lettered in green. (viii), 152 pp. Illustrations by Michael van Elsen. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in a large black ink calligraphic script to the front free endpaper. Soft vertical crease to front free endpaper and first few leaves, else fine, without jacket (as issued, I believe). A novel of the Vikings published for use in Canadian schools.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 15487
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  • SAUNDERS, Marshall
    FOR THE OTHER BOY'S SAKE & other stories

    Edition: First Edition

    Philadelphia: Charles H. Banes, 1896. Green pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and dark green. pp 374, [2] + frontispiece with tissue guard + 6 other plates. Head and tail vignettes in text, title page in red and black. Book just a little leaned; spine lightly darkened; small spots to rear cover; front inner hinge cracked but firm; bit of foxing to rear endpapers; yellowing and minor foxing to rear endpapers; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. 11 stories for younger readers, including "The Little Page", about a boy working as a page in Parliament in Ottawa and "The Two Kaloosas", about Indians in Nova Scotia. Good illustrations by Jane Hovey Allen. Her fourth book.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43017
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  • HILL, Douglas
    GALACTIC WARLORD

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Atheneum, 1980. Bue cloth. (127) pp. Light shelf rubbing to lower edges of covers, else fine in fine jacket, no owner names, flap price intact. Canadian author's first novel, and the first volume of the Last Legionary quintet. Science fiction for younger readers.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 20181
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