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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

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

    Toronto: Oxford, (1992). 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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50861
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  • HOPKINS, Elisabeth Margaret
    THE PAINTED COUGAR

    Edition: First printing

    Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1977. Quarto, colour pictorial boards. Small bump at foot of spine and lower outer corner of front cover, else fine. 83-year old Galiano Islander's first book.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41787
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  • EGOFF, Sheila
    THE REPUBLIC OF CHILDHOOD: a critical guide to Canadian children's literature in English

    Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1975. Second edition, revised. Blue boards. pp (viii), 335. A few b&w illustratioins in text. Index. VG+ in like jacket, no owner names. A standard reference.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43967
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  • MACKAY, Isabel Ecclestone
    THE SHINING SHIP and Other Verse. With Illustrations by Elsie Deane

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1929. Second edition, enlarged, and first edition with these illustrations (previously published 1918, with illustrations by Cudlipps). Blue cloth gilt lettered, blue on yellow illustrated endpapers, line drawings in text. [2], 174 pp. Spine a bit sunned, else a VG clean & unworn jacketless copy. Verse for children.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 11308
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  • WALLACE, Ian, author & illustrator
    THE SPARROW'S SONG

    Edition: First printing

    Markham, ON: Viking Kestrel / Penguin, 1986. Square quarto, dark blue boards. Private bookplate inside front cover, else fine in fine jacket. Children's book set in Niagara Falls, Ontario, in the early 1900s. A girl nurses and orphan sparrow through the summer, her brother having slain its mother with his slingshot.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41803
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  • DUFFUS, Helen Milicete (1868-1936)
    THE STRAWBERRY GIRLS. Frontispiece by Saville Lumley

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Jarrolds, no date (1923). Octavo, blue cloth lettered, illustrated, and decorated in black, colour pictorial cover label. pp viii, 9-252, (4, ads) + colour frontispiece. Page edges tanned; spine lightly sunned with narrow blank ink numerals by pen near centre; parish library inscription and large ink numerals on front pastedown; cover label has some chips along left side and light rubbing; light foxing to first few leaves; a good, sound copy otherwise. >>>Helen Wiseman Morrow was born in Halifax (sister of Canadian author Susan Morrow Jones and cousin of writer Alice Jones) to a wealthy merchant family. She married an officer in the Royal Engineers in 1889 and moved to England, remarrying in 1906 to Edward John Duffus.…

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    London: Jarrolds, no date (1923). Octavo, blue cloth lettered, illustrated, and decorated in black, colour pictorial cover label. pp viii, 9-252, (4, ads) + colour frontispiece. Page edges tanned; spine lightly sunned with narrow blank ink numerals by pen near centre; parish library inscription and large ink numerals on front pastedown; cover label has some chips along left side and light rubbing; light foxing to first few leaves; a good, sound copy otherwise. >>>Helen Wiseman Morrow was born in Halifax (sister of Canadian author Susan Morrow Jones and cousin of writer Alice Jones) to a wealthy merchant family. She married an officer in the Royal Engineers in 1889 and moved to England, remarrying in 1906 to Edward John Duffus. The novel is set in New York State and involves a family which has fallen on hard times. See Janet B. Friskney's introduction to the Halifax: Formac, 2012, reprint edition, where she makes some comparison with LITTLE WOMEN. The book was aimed at girls. Scarce. No copies on AMICUS. Not in Watters (but should be).

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47438
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  • Kushner, Donn
    The Violin-Maker's Gift

    Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1982. Second printing. Pictorial boards. [6], 74 pp, appealing b&w illustrations in text. A children's book by this Ottawa professor, set in the French Pyrannes. Fine copy, no owner marks. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25317
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  • HAIG-BROWN, Roderick
    THE WHALE PEOPLE. Drawings by Mary Weiler

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    London: Collins, 1962. Octavo. Green boards. Yellowing to page edges and to inner margins of free endpapers, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has small chips, rubbing, internal tape repair; good, flap price intact. The flap price of $2.95 signifies that this was an issue for the Canadian market. A novel for age 12 and up readers about the Indian tribes of British Columbia who hunted whales in the Pacific. Winner of the 1964 Children's Book of the Year Award by the Canadian Library Association

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49288
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  • HAWKES, Clarence
    THE WHITE CZAR: a story of a polar bear. Illustrated by Charles Livingston Bull

    Edition: First Edition

    Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley, 1923. Octavo, blue pictorial cloth stamped in white and dark blue. pp (iv), 202, (2) + 4 plates. Damp stains in margins of front endpapers and plates, VG unworn copy otherwise. A juvenile novel set in Arctic Canada. The author was a blind poet born in Massachusetts in 1869.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36800
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  • JAM, Teddy (pseud. of Matt Cohen)
    THE YEAR OF FIRE. Pictures by Ian Wallace

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 1992. Quarto, glossy illustrated boards. Private bookplate on blank verso of front free endpaper, else fine. Jacket has a tiny nick at head of spine, else fine. Cohen's authorship was keep secret from the public until after his death in 1999.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41807
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  • SANFORD, Mary Bourchier
    THE YOUNG GORDONS IN CANADA

    Edition: Presumed first printing

    London: Religious Tract Society, no date [1913]. Octavo. Red cloth decorated in black & olive with colour pictorial label to front cover. pp (287), [1], (16, ads) + colour frontispiece with tissue guard and one other colour plate. Light foxing to page edges, some yellowing and foxing to pages adjacent to the plates. prize label at front dated Dec., 1914, else fine and bright, an exceptionally nice copy. A volume in the Every Girl's Bookshelf series. 21 titles are listed at front, but not this one, though it is the second of the four titles in the series in the first page of the ads, which makes me believe this is a proper first printing. We have seen a copy with no ads which stated "Second impression" on the title page. Watters p. 385.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52460
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  • KRESS, Adrienne
    TIMOTHY AND THE DRAGON'S GATE

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Weinstein Books, 2008. Black cloth and red boards. Fine in fine jacket, inscribed by the author. Children's fantasy novel by a Canadian author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 37952
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  • Kushner, Donn
    Uncle Jacob's ghost story

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1984. Beige boards. pp 132. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49189
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  • UNGAVA: A Tale of Esquimaux-Land. With Illustrations by the author. by BALLANTYNE, Robert Michael (R.M. Ballantyne)
    BALLANTYNE, Robert Michael (R.M. Ballantyne)
    UNGAVA: A Tale of Esquimaux-Land. With Illustrations by the author.

    London: Thomas Nelson, no date. Later printing ca late 1870s-1880 (first was in 1858). Green pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt, and blind. pp viii, (9)-509, (1), (2, ads) + frontispiece and illlustrated half-title with tissue guard + 6 other plates. Slight wear to foot of spine; one inch cloth split to rear bottom hinge; Xmas, 1880, ink gift inscription and bookseller's ticket (J.F. Willox, Oshawa, ON) at front. yellowing to page edges; book just a little leaned; else a VG clean and unworn copy, attractive. A best-selling Arctic juvenile. Ballantyne spent some time in the Canadian North working for the Hudson's Bay Company.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50791
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  • WAKE OF THE WEST WIND by TAIT, George E.
    TAIT, George E.
    WAKE OF THE WEST WIND

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1952. Red cloth, illustrated endpapers. pp (6), 158. With illustrations by the author. Label inside front cover from the John Galsworthy Chapter of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, donating the book to the Children's Centre Library at the North York General Hospital, Toronto, December, 1968. Large hospital rubber stamp on verso of front free endpaper. On recto is a pouch with card, showling that no one ever checked the book out. Fine copy otherwise. Dust jacket has nicks and small chips along top edge and head of spine; very small remains of a sticker to lower spine; VG bright copy otherwise. A novelized biography for young people of great Canadian painter Tom Thomson.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44347
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  • LEE, Dennis
    WIGGLE TO THE LAUNDROMAT. Illustrated by Charles Pachter.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: New Press, 1975. First paper edition (cloth trade and deluxe editions in 1970). Folio. [32] pp, unpaged, stapled in pictorial card covers. Slight rubbing to black spine, two small skinned spots on front cover, near fine otherwise, no previous owner marks. Children's verse by a well-known Canadian poet with illustrations by a well-known Canadian artist. "The type for each page was hand-set and printed by the artist. The illustrations have been reproduced from original lithographs, drawings, and collages comprising 14 broadsides printed and bound in Canada by Alger Press, Oshawa." - colophon. Lee's first book for children, containing his now well-known verse Alligator Pie.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 27076
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  • LEE, Dennis
    WIGGLE TO THE LAUNDROMAT. Illustrated by Charles Pachter.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: New Press, 1970. The deluxe issue, an edition of only 50 copies, numbered and signed in pencil by Dennis Lee and Charles Pachter, this copy is out of series and not numbered (but signed). Pictorial cloth without jacket, as issued; red pastedowns; text printed on beige paper, black and white illustrations throughout. [32] pp, unpaged. A fine copy. Children's verse by a well-known Canadian poet with illustrations by a well-known Canadian artist. "The type for each page was hand-set and printed by the artist. The illustrations have been reproduced from original lithographs, drawings, and collages comprising 14 broadsides printed and bound in Canada by Alger Press, Oshawa." - colophon. Lee's first book for children, containing his famous (in Canada) verse "Alligator Pie".

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49891
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