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The Golden Book of Comics

By: Blyton, Enid; Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, ODHAMS: 1950

Seller ID: 11827

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped and creased along edges with short tears, quarter size chip top front panel smaller one, bottom back panel a few pages soiled, some staining page fore edges. Gift notation facing half title page ; A bright solid, book. Text unmarked; 256 pages; Undated but appears to be circa 1950. A collection of funny stories, poetry, comics by such authors as Enid Blyton, Captain W. E. Johns, Elisabeth Kyle, Martin Lawrence et al. Copyright S.451.1.R.S. View more info

Paddington Marches On

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1967

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 8383

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ has some soiling, small tears. Large piece missing from top back of DJ. Price-clipped.; DJ in mylar. A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 128 pages View more info

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Dave Dawson with the Pacific Fleet

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17029

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Edge wear, chipping and creasing to DJ, light shelfwear to boards. Some discoloration of endpapers ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A tight solid book. ; The War Adventure Series; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 250 pages; Dave Dawson with his pal Freddy Farmer are posted as flying officers aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific. Many adventures ensue while trying to fight off Nazi agents. View more info

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Carol on Tour

By: Boylston, Helen Dore; Major Felten (illustrator)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1946

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 15347

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Price clipped dust jacket chipped top edge and fore edges, some tears and creases, back panel scuffed. Tape lower front of DJ, a couple of small tape stains on end papers, previous owner's name on front free end paper. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar. Red cloth covered boards bright and unmarked. ; B&W Illustrations; 205 pages; This is the 5th printing of the fourth book in the series involving Carol Page by the author of the Sue Barton series. Includes 4 glossy illustrations. In this book Carol's stage career enters a very exciting and interesting phase. View more info

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ADVENTURE AT THE MILL

By: Bramwell, Barbara and Heather

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Macmillan of Canada: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 5056

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Buckskin Books #5; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 113 pages; Dust jacket in Mylar. DJ shows light wear, short tears creasing, marks from pencil pressure, price clipped. A children's story for Grades 4-7 about the effects of the War of 1812 on the children of a soldier off fighting for Canada. View more info

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Cristobel

By: Catherine, Ahearn & Laszlo Gal (illustrator)

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Golden Dog Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18023

ISBN: 0919614450

Condition: Very Good-


Card covers show some shelf wear, light soiling & creasing, short tear top spine edge. Previous owner's name on half-title page, remainder mark bottom page edges.; A tight solid book. Illustrated by Laszlo Gal, the Hungarian born artist to be Canada's answer to Maurice Sendak. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 84 pages; This is the author's first venture away from poetry - a fanciful story of an 8 year old girl who wishes to become the youngest member of the Governor General's Foot Guards. View more info

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Red River Adventure The Story of the Selkirk Settlers

By: Chalmers, J. W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18151

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with small tears and some chipping, previous owner's name on front free end paper.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; Great Stories of Canada #12; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages View more info

THE VOYAGE OF THE FLOATING BEDSTEAD

By: Chalon, Jon

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1973

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 5882

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages; Dust jacket in Mylar. DJ shows some edge wear, a couple of small tears, price clipped, small ding (1/4 inch) on spine of book. A fanciful tale for 4-8 year olds about a couple of children who dream of going to sea. Illustrated by Color Drawings. View more info

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Marmaduke Goes to Spain

By: Chapman, Elizabeth

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Hodder Children's Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 15122

ISBN: 0340213582

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


The dust jacket shows light edge wear and minor chipping, there's a short tear and a light scratch on on the front panel, remainder mark on bottom page edges. Notation erased on front pastedown. Front flap is clipped at the base. ; This is a bright solid book, dust jacket in Mylar. This book is meant for young readers five years old and up.; 84 pages; "Marmaduke, the old red glory, and his driver, Joe, are off to Spain on a holiday visit. Exciting things begin to happen to them even before they arrive! Together they learn about Flamenco dancing (Joe does the dancing), rescue a pet bull fro... View more info

The Secret Aerodrome

By: Charlton, Air Commodore L. E. O.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 12839

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Light spotting of blue cloth covered boards, spine a little faded, light edge wear ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 288 pages; The only date listed is 1933 but the lack of illustrations suggests this is a later printing View more info

Ramona's World

By: Cleary, Beverly

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Morrow Junior Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14138

ISBN: 0688168167

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 0.8 x 8.1 x 5.7 Inches; 192 pages; To the delight of Ramona Quimby readers everywhere, Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary has just made Ramona's world a little bit bigger. As she starts the fourth grade, Ramona believes that this year will be "the best year of her life, so far." She can show off her calluses from swinging on the rings in the park; the boy she calls Yard Ape sits across the aisle from her; her teacher praises her writing; and she has a new baby sister, Roberta.... View more info

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Strider

By: Cleary, Beverly

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Morrow Junior Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 19029

ISBN: 0688099009

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, price-clipped. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This has the sturdy binding of a book bound for use in a library but is not ex-library. ; Leigh Botts #2; 8.2 X 5.9 X 0.8 inches; 179 pages; "Strider has a new habit. Whenever we stop, he places his paw on my foot. It isn't an accident because he always does it. I like to think he doesn't want to leave me. Can a stray dog change the life of a teenage boy? It looks as if Strider can. He's a dog that loves to run; because of Strider, Leigh Botts finds himself running--well enoug... View more info

THE MYSTERY OF THE GOLDEN CAT

By: Coerr, Eleanor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6523

ISBN: 0804804133

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 68 pages; DJ a little scuffed, light chipping, short tears. DJ is clipped, bottom 3/4 inch torn from inside back flap. Dust jacket in Mylar. A tight solid book. A tale about a siamese cat and two young Thai children. View more info

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Downy wing and sharp ears: Adventures of a little Canadian boy among little wild friends in nature's wonderland

By: Cole, Carol Cassidy (Manchee, Carol M. pseud. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Musson: 1944

Seller ID: 4924

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 152 pages; Book has light wear to extremities, light soiling of page edges. Paste on decoration on front board bright undamaged, but lightly soiled, previous owner's name on front pastedown, some soiling on lower back board. Bright solid book. Nature stories for children View more info

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A CHUM WORTH HAVING - THE STORY OF HECTOR'S FRIENDS

By: Coombe, Florence

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son Limited.: N.D.

Seller ID: 1928

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 160 pages; This is a lovely volume, bright red cloth decorated in black and cream. The exterior, except for lightly bumped corners almost appears new. Previous name on front free end paper. Some yellowing of pages. B&W frontispece appears to be the only illustration. The book is not dated by publisher but the church gift notation on the FFEP is dated 1926. Illustrated by Harold Copping. View more info

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The Pathfinder

By: Cooper, J. Fenimore

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt: circa 1910

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18880

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Brown cloth boards show some shelf wear, corners lightly bumped, previous owner's name inside front board on illlustrated end papers. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 476 pages; "Vigorous, self-reliant, amazingly resourceful, and moral, Natty Bumppo is the prototype of the Western hero. A faultless arbiter of wilderness justice, he hates middle-class hypocrisy. But he finds his love divided between the woman he has pledged to protect on a treacherous journey and the untouched forest that sustains him in his beliefs. A fast-paced narrative full of adventure ... View more info

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Robin Hood

By: Creswick, Paul & N.C. Wyeth (illustrator)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1984

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 18639

ISBN: 0684181622

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light shelf wear present, sun-faded on spine. Previous owner's name on FFEP.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Beautifully illustrated with the artwork of N.C. Wyeth throughout ; Colour Plates; 8.80 X 7.20 X 1.70 inches; 362 pages; "Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny." We also meet the beloved characters, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian, Little John and Will Scarlet who populate this well loved tale. View more info

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William - The Showman. William No. 19

By: Crompton, Richmal & Thomas Henry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited.: 1937

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18087

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red cloth boards show some shelf wear, sun-faded on spine. Light lean, some foxing on page edges and end papers, lght water damage to red boards ; A tight solid book,hinges intact. ; B&W Illustrations; "Crompton's best known books are the William stories, about a mischievous 11-year-old schoolboy and his band of friends, known as "The Outlaws". Her first short story featuring William to be published was "Rice Mould Pudding", published in Home Magazine in 1919. (She had written "The Outlaws" in 1917, but it was not published until later.) In 1922, the first collectio... View more info

SWAN SISTER

By: Dalton, Annie

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1992

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 4709

ISBN: 0416179827

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket in Mylar. DJ has light edgewear and creasing, one page has top folded over. A story for 8-12 year olds. View more info

Remember Me to Harold Square

By: Danziger, Paula

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Delacorte: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8353

ISBN: 038529610X

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ chipped with short tears and creasing, light fading to top and bottom edges of blue cloth covered boards, top corners slightly bumped. Small stain bottom back DJ. ; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. Book unmarked. ; 139 pages; Signed and dated by Danziger on title page (not an inscription). Kendra Kaye, 14, is not looking forward to spending the summer in New York City with her bratty little brother, Oscar (O.K.)until her parents announce that a 15-year-old farm boy from Wisconsin is going to live with them for the summer. Both sets of parents scheme up a scavenger hunt for the thr... View more info