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1 Beech, Margaret Peter and Veronica Spring-time lessons in an old garden
London Herbert Jenkins Limited 1920 ? Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth covered boards has light spotting, corners a little bumped, gift notation on FFEP ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Foreword by Lord Baden-Powell ; B&W Illustrations 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Bjornson, Eleanor Cariboo Pony
Lantzville, BC Oolichan Books 1981 0889820260 / 9780889820265 Paperback Very Good- 
Light edge wear, bottom back corner creased ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages; A girl and her rodeo pony are at the centre of this novel for 8-12 readers 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Adventures of Binkle and Flip, Blyton, Enid
3 Blyton, Enid The Adventures of Binkle and Flip
London George Newnes Limited c.1950 Reprint Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Kathleen Nixon 
DJ is torn, chipped and creased, some loss top & bottom of spine, price clipped. Red paper covered boards with black titles have some tearing top & bottom of spine, water stain front board ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; This undated reprint edition was first released in the 30s 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Chipperfield, Joseph Eugene; Ambler, C. Gifford Greatheart; the Salvation Hunter The Epic of a Shepherd Dog
London Hutchinson N.D. Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Price clipped DJ chipped top edge, a little soiled, gift notation on FFEP ; DJ in Mylar, tight solid book. Undated but circa 1950 ; New Chestnut Library series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; This story tells the story of a German Shepherd who runs away to live in the wild and in his wanderings finds a new master. Greatheart follows him into military service where he is trained as a guard dog 
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Uncle Wiggily's Story Book, Garis, Howard R.
5 Garis, Howard R. Uncle Wiggily's Story Book
New York Platt & Munk 1939 Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
Price clipped DJ has heavy shelf wear with tears and chipping, previous owner's names on inside of front board. A paperclip inserted at p.51 has let rust stains on pages 50-53 ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This appears to be an early printing. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 247 pages; "Uncle Wiggily is one of the most popular and enduring characters in American literature. A cheerful “bunny rabbit gentleman” with a wonderful knack for setting things right, he has been a reassuring friend to millions of children since early in the century. Uncle Wiggily’s amusing stories speak to readers about familiar experiences, and feature a lively cast of children and animal characters: Toodle and Noodle Flat-Tail, two playful beavers; Nurse Jane Fuzzy Wuzzy, Uncle Wiggily’s loyal muskrat housekeeper; Stubby Toes, the little boy who is helped by a sure-footed rabbit named Baby Bunty; Grandpa Goosey Gander; the Kite Boy; and many others. Full of charm, warmth, and old-fashioned fun." 
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Toad Triumphant, Horwood, William &  Patrick Benson
6 Horwood, William & Patrick Benson Toad Triumphant
New York St. Martin's Press 1996 0312148216 / 9780312148218 1st American; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Patrick Benson 
DJ shows very light edgewear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.10 inches; 283 pages; "In a second sequel to Kenneth Grahame's classic The Wind in the Willows, Horwood (The Willows in Winter, 1994) revisits the River Bank and the beloved characters of Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger. Portraits of loyal Mole, practical Rat, and wise Badger remain faithfully intact (in text as well as in Benson's black-and- white illustrations); however, Horwood seems captivated with Grahame's own notion of ``an altered Toad,'' and much of the plot dances around this idea. Toad's normal vanity and conceit are seen in ``alarming transmutation,'' thanks to Cupid's arrow, which has left Toad smitten and contemplating matrimony. A parallel plot bears the overriding theme of immortality, which prompts Mole and Rat to journey up river in their desire to ``get a little nearer to the mystery we have called Beyond.'' The two threads intersect at journey's end, where Toad willfully escapes ``the eternal bond'' of marriage, proving himself as irresolute as ever. The formal style of writing adequately mimics Grahame's own; that, and the sophisticated themes may be better appreciated by adults who loved the original. Nevertheless, the River Bank animals have fans who will be happy to pause awhile in such good company." 
Price: 15.95 USD
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7 Leitch, Adelaide THE BLUE ROAN
Toronto, ON Macmillan of Canada 1971 0809824175 / 9780809824175 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Charles Robinson 
Only slight wear to blue cloth covered boards, light wear to DJ ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; 185 pages; A horse story for 8-12 year olds 
Price: 11.50 USD
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The World of Pooh The Complete Winnie-The-Pooh and The House At Pooh Corner, Milne, A. A &  E.H. Shepard
8 Milne, A. A & E.H. Shepard The World of Pooh The Complete Winnie-The-Pooh and The House At Pooh Corner
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1977 0771060270 / 9780771060274 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Colour frontispiece 
Cloth covered boards show very light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some creasing an a couple of closed tears. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar protector. 8 full page colour illustrations by Shephard as well as numerous B&W drawings. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 314 pages; "Come with us to an Enchanted Place, a forest where Winnie-the-Pooh lived with Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore, Kanga, and Little Roo. The stories are about Christopher Robin and these good companions having wonderful times getting in and out of trouble. It is all very exciting and, really, quite thrilling no matter how young or old you may be. It is painful to try and imagine what the world would be like without them." Included are the ten stories from Winnie-the-Pooh and ten from The House at Pooh Corner. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Children of the Wild, Roberts, Charles G. D.
9 Roberts, Charles G. D. Children of the Wild
New York Macmillan 1913 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Paul Bransom 
Dust jacket heavily chipped with some loss head of DJ spine. Book corners lightly bumped and worn. Previous owner's name store sticker on front free end paper. Light soiling of endpapers ; A tight solid book, DJ in Mylar, hinges intact. Matching illustrations of wolves hunting on paper covered boards and dust jacket, B&W frontispiece and seven B&W plates by Bransom. ; B&W Plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 300 pages; Primarily known for his poetry, Roberts also turned a number of books about nature and animals written in fictional form from the animals point of view. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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ESCAPE FROM THE ICECAP A TALE OF HUSKIE AND SPARERIBS, Shurtleff, Bertrand
10 Shurtleff, Bertrand ESCAPE FROM THE ICECAP A TALE OF HUSKIE AND SPARERIBS
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Diana Thorne jacket art Signed by Author
Signed by Author; 282 pages; Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper. DJ scuffed, some chipping, short tears. Dust jacket in Mylar DJ unclipped. A tight solid book. Huskie and Spareribs are two huskies with WWII K-9 experience. They are called upon again in a dramatic rescue. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Princess and the Sea-Bear and other Tsimshian Stories, Skogan, Joan
11 Skogan, Joan The Princess and the Sea-Bear and other Tsimshian Stories
Prince Rupert, BC Metlakatla Band Council 1983 0969136005 / 9780969136002 First Edition Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Claudia Stewart 
Card covers show light edge wear and corner curl. Previous owner's name in ink on half-title page. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations, Line Drawings; 42 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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