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  • SENDAK, Maurice
    MY BROTHER'S BOOK

    Edition: First printing

    New York: HarperCollins, 2013. Green cloth. pp 31. Colour illustrations. Fine in fine jacket. "Sendak's last completed book, posthumously published: 'It's the kind of fairy tale a grieving child tells, a lament, a consolation, and a farewell. It's Maurice's elegy for his brother, Jack, for his partner of fifty years, Eugene Glynn, and for himself, for the world of astonishing beauty he created in his books." ; Octavo

    Book ID: 52816
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  • LEE, Dennis
    NICHOLAS KNOCK AND OTHER PEOPLE. Poems. Pictures by Frank Newfeld.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1974. Quarto. Orange pictorial boards, brown endpapers. Bump at foot of spine,. else fine. Jacket has small tears, bit of rubbing at spine ends and outer corners, VG otherwise. Poetry for children by this noted Canadian poet with energetic colour illustrations by Frank Newfeld, one of Canada's best commercial book designers of the time. A modern Canadian children's book classic, reprinted many times since.

    Book ID: 42194
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  • NIGHTLIGHTS. Illustrated by Cecile Walton by RATCLIFFE, Dorothy Una
    RATCLIFFE, Dorothy Una
    NIGHTLIGHTS. Illustrated by Cecile Walton

    Edition: First printing

    London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1929. The trade issue. Octavo, dark blue illustrated cloth gilt, light blue on dark blue illustrated endpapers. pp 99, [1], (4, ads). Full-page and vignette line drawings throughout. Slight spine sunning; fading to lower margin of rear cover, front cover a bit bowed, else fine. Original clear plastic jacket with attached printed paper flaps lacks the upper portions of front and rear panels, small hole in spine, nicks and rippling to flaps. Now protected with a clear plastic wrapper. With a 1930 ink gift inscription from her husband Charles F. Ratcliffe. A collection of verse for children by this Yorkshire author, scarce in any sort of jacket. ; Signed by Association Copy

    Book ID: 41627
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  • HUSE, Nancy (Noel Streatfeild)
    NOEL STREATFEILD

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Twayne, 1994. Mulberry cloth. xvi, 165 pp, index. Useful checklist of the books of this popular children's author at rear, including US, UK, and pb editions. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has surface rubbing, VG+ otherwise. Twayne's English Authors Series 510.; Octavo 0805745157

    Book ID: 20413
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  • MILNE, A. A.
    NOW WE ARE SIX. With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. Second printing, Dec., 1927 (first was in Oct., 1927). Orange pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, illustrated endpapers, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. Page edges a little yellowed, else a fine copy. Dust jacket has a 1 cm tear to rear panel, else fine. A remarkable copy of an uncommon issue of the third of the four Pooh books. Printed in Canada ; Octavo; 3 pix

    Book ID: 54859
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  • OBOLI, BOBOLI, AND LITTLE JOBOLI by DARWIN, Bernard and Elinor
    DARWIN, Bernard and Elinor
    OBOLI, BOBOLI, AND LITTLE JOBOLI

    Edition: First printing

    London: Country Life, 1938. Quarto, light olive cloth lettered in white. pp 79 + 5 colour plates. Some flaking to the white spine lettering, light cover soiling, some foxing (mainly early and late), small corner crease to some leaves toward rear, nick to lower edge of title leaf, one inch tear to bottom of one leaf; in all, a good, sound copy, tight, no owner names, hinges not cracked. A children's book about elephants by the grandson of Charles Darwin, and great a golf writer, with charming illustrations by his wife Elinor (Monsell) Darwin, an engraver. ; Quarto

    Condition: Good

    Book ID: 37712
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  • LAMB, Ruth
    ONLY A GIRL-WIFE

    London: Religious Tract Society, no date [1889]. Blue pictorial cloth stamped in pink and light green gilt lettered, spine elaborately decorated in gilt, all edges gilt. pp 384, (16, ads). Frontispiece, 2 plates, head & tale pieces in text. Front endpapers have light foxing, a 1909 ink gift inscription, and a soft corner crease; front inner hinge neatly repaired; else a fine, bright and unrubbed copy in a most appealing pictorial binding. Christian fiction for young women. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 51746
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  • RYAN, Cheli Durán (Nonny Hogrogian)
    PAZ. Illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1971. Squarish octavo, blue cloth, orange endpapers. (40) pp. Fine copy, no previous owner marks. White dust jacket is tanned, with minor dust soiling; front panel has a half inch tear and two light tape shadows; good, no chips or clips. Author's first book for children, a comic story of a war between France and Spain. Hogrogian won a Caldecott Medal in 1966.

    Book ID: 16004
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  • PEPPER & SALT, or seasoning for young folk. Prepared by Howard Pyle by PYLE, Howard
    PYLE, Howard
    PEPPER & SALT, or seasoning for young folk. Prepared by Howard Pyle

    New York: Harper, 1898. Later printing (first was in 1885). Quarto, beige pictorial cloth stamped in red & black. Illustrated title page printed in blak & brown. Full page and vignette drawings throughout. Eight fairy tales for younger readers by the noted American author/artist, with terrific illustrations. Spine a little darkened, with minor fraying at head, light foxing to upper margin of front cover, else a fine, bright, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. Note: bit heavier parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Book ID: 40562
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  • MAHY, Margaret
    PILLYCOCK'S SHOP

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Franklin Watts, 1969. Quarto, colour illustrated yellow cloth. Fine copy. Dust jacket has chips and creased tears along top edges, and spine ends, just good. New Zealand author, twice a winner of the Carnegie Medal.

    Book ID: 41806
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  • PONY BOY. Illustrated by Dick De Wilde by NAUGHTON, Bill
    NAUGHTON, Bill
    PONY BOY. Illustrated by Dick De Wilde

    London: Harrap, 1966. Second edition, abridged (first was Pilot Press, 1946). Octavo, brick boards. Bump to lower outer corners of covers, page edges yellowed, VG otherwise, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has light yellowing to spine and margins of rear panel, soft crease along top margin of front panel, VG otherwise. Author's second book, first fiction, a story for younger readers about young lads in early 30s England who managed pony carts for small deliveries.

    Book ID: 37264
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  • FIELD, Rachel
    PRAYER FOR A CHILD: pictures by Elizabeth Orton Jones

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1944. Squarish octavo, yellowish pictorial cloth printed in blue, blue endpapers. pp [29], unpaged. Colour illustrations. Covers very lightly dust soiled, not very noticeable ink gift inscription on front free endpaper, else a VG jacketless copy.. Won a 1945 Caldecott Medal. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 43050
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  • KIPLING, Rudyard
    PUCK OF POOK'S HILL

    Edition: First printing

    London: Macmillan, 1906. Red cloth stamped in gilt, top edge gilt. Spine very slightly sunned, light wear to spine tips, light rubbing to spine folds and to lower edges of covers; bookplate to front pastedown; free endpapers quite tanned from offsetting of binding materials; VG otherwise, still respectable. 20 excellent full page line drawings in text by H.R. Millar.

    Book ID: 5030
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  • KIPLING, Rudyard
    PUCK OF POOK'S HILL

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1906. Octavo, original maroon cloth, spine gilt lettered, gilt Ganesh device on front cover, top edge gilt, title page bordered in red. pp x, 306, (2, UK ads) + frontispiece with tissue guard and 19 other plates. Small chip at foot of spine; tanning and light foxing to page edges; minor soiling to endpapers; small corner chip to pp vii-x; else a good, clean and tight copy, no owner names. Made from UK sheets.

    Book ID: 32843
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  • QUEENS' GARDENS: a paper for girls

    Philadelphia: 39 cm. Maroon cloth, spine gilt lettered. Vol VIII nos 1-52, 6 Jan. - 29 Dec., 1917. 208 pp, complete year. Library discard with call numbers on spine, rubber stamp and shelf notation at front, no other library marks. Mild cover soiling, rubbing to spine ends, else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Stories and articles, handicrafts, well illustrated. 1.9 kg parcel; Folio

    Book ID: 52590
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  • QUEENS' GARDENS: a paper for girls

    Philadelphia: 39 cm. Maroon cloth, spine gilt lettered. Vol. X, nos 1-52, 5 Jan. - 27 Dec., 1924. 208 pp, complete year. Library discard with call numbers on spine, rubber stamp and shelf notation at front, no other library marks. VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Stories and articles, handicrafts, well illustrated. 1.9 kg parcel; Folio

    Book ID: 52591
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  • QUEENS' GARDENS: a paper for girls

    Philadelphia: 37 cm. Half sheep and marbled boards. Vol. I, nos 1-52, 2 Jan. - 29 Dec., 1915. 208 pp, complete year. Library discard, rubber stamps 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. 1.9 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.; Folio

    Book ID: 52594
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  • DESMARAIS, Robert J.
    RANDOLPH CALDECOTT: his books and ilustrations for young readers

    Edition: First printing

    Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta, 2006. Blue cloth. pp xviii, 118. Numerous colour reproductions. Fine in fine jacket. Excellent catalogue of an exhibition at the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, University of Alberta, June-Sept. 2006. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 52505
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  • RUPERT [1979 annual,export issue)
    RUPERT [1979 annual,export issue)

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Daily Express, 1979. Octavo, glossy pictorial boards. Illustrated by John Harrold. pp 115. Ink name on the dotted line at front, front cover bowed, else fine. Cover shows Rupert sitting on a log with a dragon and Spring Imp. First story is "Reppo's Jungle Cousins". Uncommon export issue (for Canada?) with $4.50 corner price on title page.

    Book ID: 42732
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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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