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JONATHAN

By: Vance, Eleanor Graham

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Chicago, Follett Publishing Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4483

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages; DJ in mylar. DJ has very light soiling, prlce-clipped. Previous owner's name inside front board. A 4 year-old boy, full of questions, finds an Answer Man. For ages 3-7. Illustrated by Albert John Pucci. View more info

Schoolboys' Bumper Book

By: Various

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1930

Seller ID: 8391

Condition: Very Good-


Some edgewear to pictorial paper covered boards, light scuffing. Undated but gift notation dated Christmas 1932 on front pastedown, previous owner's name on back end paper. Hinges started, but still solid. Some soiling and foxing of end papers and page edges. ; A bright solid, book, spine bright and intact. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages; A collection of stories for boys. View more info

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The Boy's Own Annual

By: Various

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Harbour Publishing: 1926

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 17421

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Illustrated boards show shelf wear, some soiling and staining, frayed cloth head and tail of spine. Small tears to some of the pages. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Fold out of Scottish tartans and clan shields facing title page. Blue cloth covered boards with artwork of boys playing rugby on the front cover. ; Vol. 48; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 765 pages; The 1925 - 1926 annual edition from the publishers of the "Boy's Own Paper" series in England. Stories from authors such as Sir Robert Baden-Powell and many others. Heavy volume may require extra postage. View more info

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This Is Compassion Young people's stories, poetry, art & photography

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stories of Compassion Project: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17935

ISBN: 098127210X

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp.; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 96 pages View more info

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The Canadian Girl's Annual

By: Various

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: circa 1929

Seller ID: 15700

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Green cloth covered boards show some wear to extremities, corners soft. Lower outer hinge split up 1 1/2 inches from bottom A few illustrations loose but still present. Light soiling of boards. ; Green decorative cloth covered boards with gilt titles front & spine and a colour plate by Conrad Leigh on front board. A tight solid book, inner hinges intact, 4 colour plates by various authors (including frontispiece) and numerous B&W illustration throughout. The pages are of a heavy stock, book is almost 2 inches thick. ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 232 pages; ... View more info

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Clemence and Ginger

By: Wayne, Jenifer; Patricia Humphreys (illustrator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14380

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Some water damage to back panel of DJ, paper remnant stuck to back, some soil, some creasing of front flap, light chipping of extremities. ; Price on front flap, DJ in Mylar, hinges intact; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 182 pages View more info

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TALES THE TOTEMS TELL

By: Weatherby, Hugh

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Macmillan Company of Canada: 1946

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1550

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; Red cloth boards have some shelfwear, corners bumped. A collection of Native Indian legends, many from British Columbis. Illustrated by Hugh Weatherby. View more info

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MARJORIE IN COMMAND

By: Wells, Carolyn

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: [1910] 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 94

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Dust jacket is torn, tape-repaired, heavily chipped. Yellow cloth covered boards are a little bumped. DJ stabilized in Mylar, gift notation on front free end paper, boards lightly soiled.; A tight solid book, hinges intact, decorative endpapers.; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 268 pages; The 1910 date refers the original Dodd Mead 1st edition, actual Grosset & Dunlap publication date probably close to late 1930's. The adventures of the precocious Marjorie Maynard, her family and friends. View more info

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The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery at Missile Town

By: West, Jerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17441

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ is chipped with short tears, with light soiling. Red paper covered boards show light shelf wear to extremities. ; Stated first edition. A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Pictorial endpapers and drawings throughout by Helen S. Hamilton. This was issued by Garden City Books, a subsidiary of Doubleday. ; Line drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 186 pages; "A slender missile, fire streaming from its tail, rose majestically into the blue sky over the waters of Cape Canaveral. Suddenly it exploded into a thousand pieces, showering the ocean and beache... View more info

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DAVID HARUM A STORY OF AMERICAN LIFE

By: Westcott, Edward Noyes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, William Briggs: 1899

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 630

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A tight solid book. ; 391 pages; Epilogue page is 1 inch shorter than others with bottom corner torn & missing. 1/2 leather - red spine, blue cloth boards. Light wear, some fading of cloth, some scuffing. View more info

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TIMOTHY'S QUEST: A Story for Anybody, Young or Old, Who Wants to Read It

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1898

Seller ID: 709

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some spotting and wear to extremities, previous owner's name on front free end paper, page edges a little soiled.; 67th thousand; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 201 pages; Green cloth spine with holly design in gilt running down the length. Red cloth covered boards. Wilkins's Wood was a quiet stretch of timber land that lay along the banks of Pleasant River; and though the natives, for the most part, never noticed that it was paved with asphalt and roofed in with oilcloth, yet it was, nevertheless, the most tranquil bit of loveliness in all the country round.Here was a quiet pool where the ... View more info

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Yvette in Italy and Titania's palace

By: Wilkinson, Nevile Rodwell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1923

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14101

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ chipped with short tears, upper inner edge reinforced with paper tape. Book shows only light wear; A tight solid, book hinges intact, DJ in Mylar. Laid in is a 15th edition copy of Titania's Palace Illustrated Guide from 1926 - a booklet of 40 pages. ; Titania's palace series View more info

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Before Green Gables

By: Wilson, Budge

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin Canada: 2008

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 15406

ISBN: 0670067210

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear top edge of dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.6 x 8 x 5.6 Inches; 447 pages; Before she arrived at Green Gables, Anne Shirley had a difficult early life. Orphaned as a baby, she is sent from one foster-home to the next, caring for other people’s children though but a child herself, and escaping from her dark reality through the power of her vivid imagination. Curious, inventive, and outspoken, even at a young age, Anne battles to make a life for herself by searching out kindred spirits, finding solace in her books, and dreaming... View more info

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Before Green Gables

By: Wilson, Budge

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin Canada: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19014

ISBN: 0670067210

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear top edge of dust jacket. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.6 x 8 x 5.6 Inches; 447 pages; Before she arrived at Green Gables, Anne Shirley had a difficult early life. Orphaned as a baby, she is sent from one foster-home to the next, caring for other people’s children though but a child herself, and escaping from her dark reality through the power of her vivid imagination. Curious, inventive, and outspoken, even at a young age, Anne battles to make a life for herself by searching out kindred spirits, finding solace in her books, and dreaming... View more info

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The Lost Treasure of Casa Loma

By: Wilson, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin Company/ Bodley Head: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14237

ISBN: 0772012946

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to DJ, some scuffing, light soil; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. This is the scarce hardcover of the fourth book in this series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 103 pages; Tom Austen and his sister, Liz, shiver with excitement when they arrive at Casa Loma, a castle right in the heart of downtown Toronto - one with a mystery to solve and a lost treasure to find. Sir Nigel Brampton, the millionaire owner of Casa Loma, has disappeared, and the police believe he has been kidnapped by thieves who are after the priceless diamonds that lie hidden somewhere in the castle. Who is behind... View more info

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Crusade

By: Wilson, John

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18468

ISBN: 1554700965

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; The Heretic's Secret, Part I; 8.50 X 5.50 X 1.30 inches; 304 pages; ""Kill them all. God will know his own." These were the orders given to crusading Catholic knights before they stormed the walls of the heretic Cathar city of Beziers in 1209. The historic death toll was 10,000, and here author John Wilson imagines that among the carnage two childhood friends are forever affected. Peter assists the mysterious priest who leads the crusade; John, with the help of a heretic woman, barely escapes with his life. A... View more info

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Gleebs of Wizagon

By: Wirsig, K.H. & Enrico Renz

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Pilouale: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16011

ISBN: 0919605001

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; Dust jacket scuffed with a few short tears, light creasing, top fore corners bumped. ; Signed and dated by author on front free end paper. A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 60 pages View more info

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Dan Carter and the Haunted Castle

By: Wirt, Mildred A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Cupples and Leon: 1951

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 11035

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


DJ chipped, 2 nickel size chips top back edge, a few short tears, scuffing, all corners of flaps clipped ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; Dan Carter# 4; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 203 pages; This is the fourth book in the Dan Carter Cub Scout series. There is a fifth title listed on the front flap leading me to believe that this is at least a second printing View more info

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Tales from Gold Mountain Stories of the Chinese in the New World

By: Yee, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Groundwood Books/ Douglas & McIntyre: 1989

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 19212

ISBN: 0888990987

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Colour Illustrations; 10.1 X 7.9 X 0.5 inches; 64 pages; "Eight original stories give readers a sense of the hardships faced by the first Chinese-Americans. In "Spirits of the Railway," a young man appeases the ghosts of dead railroad workers who were never properly buried. In "Forbidden Fruit," a father's prejudice keeps his daughter from marrying her beloved. Dramatic illustrations accompany the stories. "The brief, pithy tales strikingly reflect traditional Chinese belief... View more info

The Book Thief

By: Zusak, Markus

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 19374

ISBN: 0375831002

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Silver award medallion on front panel of dustjacket ; 8.5 X 5.8 X 1.7 inches; 552 pages; "It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as w... View more info