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  • ATWOOD, Margaret
    RUDE RAMSAY AND THE ROARING RADISHES. Illustrated by Dusan Petricic

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Key Porter, 2003. Oblong octavo, glossy illustrated boards. pp (31), unpaged. Illustrated in colour by an excellent illustrator. Fine in fine jacket. Children's book.

    Book ID: 46876
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  • "SKIPPER": the story of a dog by WALKER, M. Benson
    WALKER, M. Benson
    "SKIPPER": the story of a dog

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Crowell, c1930. Orange pictorial cloth stamped in black, black and white. pp (12), 238, [2] + 4 colour plates. Cracked inner hinges neatly repaired, spine faintly darkened, else a fine, bright copy. A sequel to his book SCOTTIE. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 49730
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  • JENNINGS, Sharon
    SLEEP TIGHT, MRS. MING

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Annick Press, 1993. Quarto, stapled in glossy illustrated card covers. VG+ copy. no owner names.

    Book ID: 41796
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  • Reaney, James
    Take the Big Picture

    Edition: First printing

    Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, 1986. Card covers. pp (175). Small soft corner crease to front cover and first leaf, else fine. A comic novel for children. ; Octavo 0889840873

    Book ID: 48806
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  • OXLEY, J. Macdonald
    TERRY'S TRIALS AND TRIUMPHS

    London: T. Nelson, 1903. Blue pictorial cloth stamped in black, white, yellow, red, and gilt. blind device on rear cover, pale green endpapers. pp 186, [6, ads]. Five full-page illustrations in text. Mild rubbing to covers; 1906 ink gift inscription to front pastedown, bit of tanning to free endpapers, text paper a little toned; front inner hinge cracked but firm; else a VG clean, tight & unworn copy of this boy's adventure novel of the immortal combat of the Monitor and the Merrimack in the US Civil War. This copy is an early printing. It was first published in 1899 (dated 1900). Canadian author.; 12mo

    Book ID: 28277
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  • CRIGER, Jack
    THE ADVENTURES OF NIAGARA JIM. Illustrated by Betty Eckertt and Floyd Fox

    Edition: First Edition

    Niagara Falls, ON: Lindsay Press (printer), 1951. Octavo, illustrated card covers, illustrated endpapers. pp 115 (including one side of free endpapers). Neat repairs to spine tears; 1952 gift inscription at front; some corner creases in text; damp stain to lower margin of rear endpapers and last leaf of text; vertical crease to rear cover; in all, just a good copy. "A story for boys and girls" set in South Niagara. Comic illustrated endpaper map includes, St. Catharines, the Welland Canal, Thorold, the Falls, Welland, Port Colborne, Ft. Erie, and Chippawa. Black Creek shows an African native with big lips, a Red Indian gets struck by lightening. Uncommon Canadian juvenile.

    Book ID: 46405
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  • MERRILL, Marion
    THE ANIMATED PINOCCHIO

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Citadel Press, 1945. Colour illustrated boards with red wire binding. pp [32], illustrated in colour, with all movables intact and unworn. Minor rubbing to spine ends, else fine. Dust jacket has a few short tears to front panel, spine with light rubbing and tiny chips to ends, VG and bright otherwise, One pulls tabs to make parts of the illustrations move. Watters p 345 lists three of her books, but not this ones. There are also other unlisted titles. Uncommon Canadian children's book. Voilà locates the TPL (Osborne) copy only. Scarce, especially in such decent condition. ; Quarto

    Book ID: 51030
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  • SETON, Ernest Thompson
    THE BIOGRAPHY OF A SILVER-FOX, or Domino Reynard of Goldur Town. With over 100 drawings by Ernest Thompson Seton

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Century, 1909. Squarish octavo, blue pictorial cloth stamped in dark blue and silver, blue endpapers, blue top page edges. pp 209, [3]. 10 plates included in the pagination, numerous vignette drawings in text. Spine lightly darkened; much of silver stamping on front cover flaked away; ink ownership inscription on the Dedication page; yellowing to fore edges; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy.

    Book ID: 42870
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  • LLOYD-OWEN, Frances
    THE CALL OF THE COUGAR. Illustrated by Lucy Gee

    Edition: First printing

    London: Harrap, 1941. Green cloth. Page edges tanned, top half of spine faded, VG otherwise. Dust jacket lacks top half of spine, large chip to upper inner corner of rear panel, small chips to lower edge of front panel; fair. A novel for younger readers about ranching in British Columbia. Watters p 329. Viola locates three copies, all in Western Canada. Uncommon. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53248
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  • LLOYD-OWEN, Frances
    THE CALL OF THE COUGAR. Illustrated by Lucy Gee

    Edition: First printing

    London: Harrap, 1941. Green cloth. Page edges tanned, top half of spine faded, VG otherwise. Dust jacket lacks top half of spine, large chip to upper inner corner of rear panel, small chips to lower edge of front panel; fair. A novel for younger readers about ranching in British Columbia. Watters p 329. Viola locates three copies, all in Western Canada. Uncommon. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 53292
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  • TRAILL, Catharine Parr
    THE CANADIAN CRUSOES. A Tale of the Rice Lake Plains...Edited by her sister, Agnes Stickland. Illustrated by Harvey

    New York / Boston: C.S. Francis / Crosby, Nichols, 1853 (for 1852), 1856. Early US printing. 12mo. Original red morocco grain cloth decorated in blind on front and rear cover, spine lettered and illustrated in gilt. pp [2] 376, (20, Francis ads, [2] + frontispiece and illustrated title with tissue guard + 4 other plates. Spine a bit darkened, with gilt dull, short light streak, wear with cloth about 1 cm deep to head and foot of spine, small worn spot to front joint, ink private owner name at front, corner creases to the tissue guard, yellowing to page edges; generally VG clean and unworn otherwise, tight in the binding. >>> First US edition (a piracy) was this publisher,…

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    New York / Boston: C.S. Francis / Crosby, Nichols, 1853 (for 1852), 1856. Early US printing. 12mo. Original red morocco grain cloth decorated in blind on front and rear cover, spine lettered and illustrated in gilt. pp [2] 376, (20, Francis ads, [2] + frontispiece and illustrated title with tissue guard + 4 other plates. Spine a bit darkened, with gilt dull, short light streak, wear with cloth about 1 cm deep to head and foot of spine, small worn spot to front joint, ink private owner name at front, corner creases to the tissue guard, yellowing to page edges; generally VG clean and unworn otherwise, tight in the binding. >>> First US edition (a piracy) was this publisher, 1852 (though title page was dated 1853). An important 19th century Canadian juvenile, first published London 1852. Reprinted many times since, often as LOST IN THE BACKWOODS

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    Book ID: 47707
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  • THE CHRISTMAS BIRTHDAY STORY. Pictures by Helen Lucas (inscribed) by LAURENCE, Margaret
    LAURENCE, Margaret
    THE CHRISTMAS BIRTHDAY STORY. Pictures by Helen Lucas (inscribed)

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1980. Inscribed by Author.; Oblong octavo, green cloth and green boards. [32] pp, colour illustrations. Fine copy. Dust jacket has tiny rubbed chips to outer corners and foot of spine; rear panel has a couple nicks and small creased tear; VG+ otherwise, attractive, colours bright, flap price intact. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page "For Simon, Margaret Laurence". Uncommon signed.; Signed by Author.

    Book ID: 43943
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  • PAGE, P.K.
    THE GOAT THAT FLEW. Illustrated by Marika Gal

    Edition: First printing

    Victoria, BC: Beach Holme, 1993. Blue boards, 40 pp, colour illustrations. Fine in fine jacket. ; Quarto

    Book ID: 52871
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  • BUFFIE, Margaret
    THE GUARDIAN CIRCLE

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1989. Inscribed by Author; Blue boards. pp 220, [2]. Text paper a little toned, page edges yellowed. Long ink gift inscription at front, else fine. Dust jacket rubbed on rear panel, VG. Inscribed by the author on the title page. A young adult novel set in Winnipeg. An old house, supernatural content. Runner up for the Canadian Library Association Book of The Year Award for Children. ; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 44773
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  • MacEWEN, Gwendolyn
    THE HONEY DRUM: Seven Tales from Arab Lands

    Edition: First printing

    Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1973. Orange boards without jacket, as issued. pp 77. Fine copy, of the uncommon hardcover issue. For younger readers. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 51297
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  • PALMER, C. Everard
    THE HUMMINGBIRD PEOPLE

    Edition: First printing

    London: Deutsch, 1971. Advance uncorrected proof in greenish-yellow printed wrappers. pp 174, [2]. Vertical spine creases, as issued, else a fine copy. A scarce advance issue of this novel for young people by this Jamaican-Canadian author.

    Book ID: 44457
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  • COHEN, Matt
    THE LEAVES OF LOUISE. Illustrated by Rikki

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1978. Quarto. Glossy illustrated boards without jacket, as issued. (32) pp. Fine copy, no owner names. A book for children by the Canadian novelist. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location. 0771021909

    Book ID: 42529
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  • NEATBY, Leslie H.
    THE LINK BETWEEN THE OCEANS

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Longmans, Green, 1960. Cream boards, decorated endpapers. pp 139. Illustration and two maps in text. Fine in fine jacket. Number 2 in the Canadian Pageant series for younger readers. Story of Commander Robert McClure's four year search for Sir John Franklin and his successful discovery of the North-West Passage. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 51619
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  • BREMNER, Lois
    THE LODGE OF OMAL

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1965. Orange boards. pp (6), 84, [6]. Fine copy. Dust jacket has rubbing along spine folds, VG+ otherwise. A novel for youngsters about a Kwatkiutl Indian boy of the British Columbia coast in the 18th century. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced. ; Octavo

    Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 44777
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  • MOLLEL, Tololwa
    THE ORPHAN BOY . Illustrated by Paul Moriin (signed)

    Toronto: Oxford, (1992). Inscribed by Illustrator; Fourth printing (first was 1990). Glossy pictorial boards. pp [32]. Fine copy. Inscribed by the illustrator "To Shari, best wishes, Paul Morin". Winner of the 1990 Governor General's Award for illustration and the Canada Council Children's Literature Prize. Excellent colour illustrations. A story of the Maasai by a Tanzanian author, now a resident of Alberta. ; Quarto; Signed by Illustrator

    Book ID: 50861
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