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  • QUAYLE, Eric
    EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS: a collector's guide

    Newton Abbot, Davon / Totowa, NJ: David & Charles / Barnes & Noble, 1983. Green boards. pp (256). B&w illustrations, index. Fine copy. Green dust jacket spine faded to yellow, else fine. An excellent survey. ; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 51958
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  • EATON'S CHRISTMAS ANNUAL. Authors May Heward, Ethel Talbot, Olive Chandler, Constance Heward

    (Toronto): The T. Eaton Co., no date [ca. 1930s?]. Quarto. Blue cloth spine stamped in white and light blue boards, colour illustration on front cover. Unpaged. 16 colour plates (6 by Anne Anderson, 1 by Charles Robinson) inserted, numerous line drawings in text. Front cover errs in calling for 14 colour plates. UK printed. Stories by the aforementioned plus other authors. Only occasional minor soiling in text, slight wear to outer corners, else fine and tight, no previous owner names. In poor dust jacket, worn & torn, front panel lacks upper portion. The jacket spine says "Third Year". Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required..

    Book ID: 24549
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  • PITMAN, Emma Raymond
    FLORENCE GODFREY’S FAITH: A Story of Australian Life. With Four Illustrations by Paul Hardy

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: Blackie, no date. A later printing (first was in 1883). Octavo, blue pictorial cloth stamped in black, whitge and gilt, grey endpapers. Pp (viii), 9-309, (1), (16, ads) + 4 plates. 1907 prize label at front, yellowing to page edges, light foxing to first two leaves; else a fine, bright and tight copy. A novel for girls..

    Book ID: 32396
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  • FLOWERS OF DELIGHT: an agreeable garland of prose and poetry... by De Vries, Leonard, compiler
    De Vries, Leonard, compiler
    FLOWERS OF DELIGHT: an agreeable garland of prose and poetry...

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1965. Brown illustrated boards. pp 232. Illustrations in colour & b&w. Bibliographical descriptions at rear of the original books. Fine in near fine jacket. Selections from English children's books 1765-1830 found in Toronto famous Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. 1.5 kg parcel; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 48784
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  • CROSS, Thompson
    FOOTPLATE LUCK: stories of railway adventure at home and abroad. Illustrated by E.S. Hodgson

    London: Blackie, no date (1922 or 1923). Green pictorial cloth stamped in black & white. pp 256, (32, ads) + 5 (of 6) plates. Lacking the plate at p. 48, ink names at front, else a VG clean, tight, unworn and attractive copy. 14 stories.

    Book ID: 43465
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  • FORWARD [magazine for young people]

    Philadelphia: 37 cm. Half sheep and marbled boards. Vol. XXXIV, nos 1-52, 2 Jan. - 25 Dec., 1915. 420pp, complete year. Library discard, rubber stamp and shelf notation at front, no other library marks. Spine worn, lacking pieces at ends, with some repairs, leather stabilzed; edge wear to outer corners, cracked inner hinges repaired, else a clean and tight copy, text unworn. Stories and articles, handicrafts, well illustrated. 3.2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.; Folio

    Book ID: 52592
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  • FORWARD [magazine for young people]

    Philadelphia: 37 cm. Maroon cloth spine gilt lettered. Vol. XLI, nos 1-52, 7 Jan. - 30 Dec., 1922. 416 pp, complete year. Library discard, rubber stamp and shelf notation at front, no other library marks. Light marks to covers, else a clean and tight copy, text unworn. Stories and articles, handicrafts, well illustrated. 2.7 kg parcel; Folio

    Book ID: 52595
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  • FORWARD [magazine for young people]

    Philadelphia: 38 cm. Maroon cloth spine gilt lettered. Vol. XXXIX, nos 1-52, 3 Jan. - 25 Dec., 1920. 416 pp, complete year. Light marks to covers, else a clean and tight copy, text unworn. Stories, articles, handicrafts, and ads, well illustrated. 2.8 kg parcel; Folio

    Book ID: 52596
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  • FORWARD [magazine for young people]

    Philadelphia: 41 cm. Maroon cloth spine gilt lettered. Vol. XXXVI, nos 1-52, 3 Jan. - 29 Dec., 1917. 416 pp, complete year. Light marks to covers, else a clean and tight copy, text unworn. Stories, articles, handicrafts, and ads, well illustrated. 3 kg parcel; Folio

    Book ID: 52597
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  • MOLESWORTH, Mrs. [Mary Louisa (Stewart) Molesworth, 1842-1921] [Walter Crane]
    FOUR WINDS FARM. Illustrated by Walter Crane

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Macmillan, 1887. Small octavo. Original green fine ribbed decorated cloth stamped in black, blind and gilt, black endpapers. (viii), 180, [4, ads] pp + frontispiece and illustrated title with tissue guard and 6 other plates by Walter Crane. Book a little leaned; cloth wear at spine tips repaired; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with black paper; all of spine gilt flaked away but stamping still clearly visible; tissue guard creased; VG clean copy otherwise. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced

    Book ID: 24990
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  • TRAVERS, P.L.
    FRIEND MONKEY

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Collins, 1972. Yellow boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. A monkey story by the author of the MARY POPPINS books

    Book ID: 44454
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  • DARTT, Robert L. (G.A. Henty)
    G.A. HENTY: a bibliography

    Cedar Grove, NJ: Dar-Web, Inc, 1971. Brown boards. pp xviii, 184 + plates. Index. Light yellowing to page edges; a few pencil annotations in text; else fine in jacket. A descriptive bibliography, it includes periodicals. ; Octavo.

    Book ID: 50265
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  • MUNSCH, Robert
    GET ME ANOTHER ONE !

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1982. Oblong octavo, stapled, in glossy illustrated card covers. Creases to front cover, VG otherwise, no owner names.

    Book ID: 41800
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  • GIANT COLD. Illustrated by Alan E. Cober. by DICKINSON, Peter
    DICKINSON, Peter
    GIANT COLD. Illustrated by Alan E. Cober.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Gollancz, 1984. Terra cotta boards. pp (8), 69. Fine in fine jacket. A fantasy novel for young people by the noted writer of crime fiction.; Octavo

    Book ID: 4105
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  • GREY RABBIT'S MAY DAY. Pictures by Margaret Tempest by UTTLEY, Alison
    UTTLEY, Alison
    GREY RABBIT'S MAY DAY. Pictures by Margaret Tempest

    Edition: First printing

    London: Collins, 1963. Squarish 12mo, blue pictorial boards, blue on white illustrated endpapers, text printed in blue, colour illustrations. pp 64. Small white fleck on rear cover, light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has minute rubbing to tips of slightly yellowed spine, else fine, a nice copy. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced.

    Book ID: 40985
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  • HANDY MANDY IN OZ. Illustrated by John R. Neill by THOMPSON, Ruth Plumly (L. Frank Baum)
    THOMPSON, Ruth Plumly (L. Frank Baum)
    HANDY MANDY IN OZ. Illustrated by John R. Neill

    Edition: First printing

    Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1937. Tall octavo, blue cloth with colour pictorial cover label, illustrated endpapers, b&w illustrations in text. Spine vignette of Mandy's face, 16 pp gatherings. Spine very lightly sunned, with a patch of light fading at head; tidy ink owner name in the provided printed space, with a small corner crease on that leaf; yellowing to page edges; else a fine copy. The price-clipped jacket has chips and short tears at spine ends (affecting the top of two letters at head); slight rubbing to spine folds; rear panel has a creased tear at upper inner corner, small chips to outer corners, slight rubbing to flap fold; front panel has edge nicks, small chips to outer corners,…

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    Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1937. Tall octavo, blue cloth with colour pictorial cover label, illustrated endpapers, b&w illustrations in text. Spine vignette of Mandy's face, 16 pp gatherings. Spine very lightly sunned, with a patch of light fading at head; tidy ink owner name in the provided printed space, with a small corner crease on that leaf; yellowing to page edges; else a fine copy. The price-clipped jacket has chips and short tears at spine ends (affecting the top of two letters at head); slight rubbing to spine folds; rear panel has a creased tear at upper inner corner, small chips to outer corners, slight rubbing to flap fold; front panel has edge nicks, small chips to outer corners, slight rubbing to flap fold; front flap has a horizontal crease; VG otherwise, still respectable in appearance. This is a later issue of the dust jacket ca. 1941 (34 Oz titles on rear flap). Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 119, note.

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    Book ID: 35719
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  • Bredsdorff, Elias (Hans Christian Andersen)
    Hans Christian Andersen: The Story of His Life and Work, 1805-75

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Scribner, 1975. Cloth & boards. pp 376 + plates; index. Front free endpaper neatly removed, else fine. Jacket has sunning to red spine letters, small tear, VG otherwise. ; Octavo 0684144573

    Book ID: 50231
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  • GARDNER, Ralph D.
    HORATIO ALGER or the American hero era

    New York: Arco, 1978. Maroon cloth. pp 503 + plates; index. Ink owner name at front, rubber stamped initials to lower page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has creases to front flap, VG otherwise. Includes at rear a descriptive bibliography of the Alger books, a must for anyone seriously dealing in on collecting them.

    Book ID: 44149
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  • HOYT, Edwin P. (Horatio Alger)
    HORATIO'S BOYS: the life and works of Horatio Alger, Jr

    Edition: First printing

    Radnor, PA: Chilton Book Company, 1974. Yellow cloth. pp (viii), 263. Illustrated, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has small tears to spine ends, split to upper front spine fold externally repaired; good. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 50242
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  • HUGHES, Ted
    HOW THE WHALE BECAME and Other Stories. Illustrated by George Adamson (inscribed)

    Harmondsworth, England: Puffin Books, 1976. Inscribed by Author; Later printing of the Puffin trade paperback (first was Faber, 1963). Octavo, card covers. A fine copy. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to a Canadian author & impresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading, with the inscribee's tidy ink name and date at front. "For____, Lord of the Whale, best wishes from Ted" and with Hughes' ink name in full on same page. Stories for children. ; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 37775
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