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Image for Telling Our Story ; A History of the Jews in Canada to 1920

Telling Our Story ; A History of the Jews in Canada to 1920

By: Balofsky, Meir D. & Donnie Friedman & Jack Lipinsky

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15569

ISBN: 0973541504

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light wear and scuffing of glossy boards. ; B&W and Colour illustrations; 10 X 8.25 X 0.75 inches; 164 pages; Glossy pictorial boards and B&W and colour illustrations. "This textbook is designed for use by students in the seventh and eighth grades to support the Social Studies curriculum related to Canadian History. Much of the Material is presented with the understanding that students using it are acquainted withe the Canadian historical background. It is the author's intent to illustrate how the Jewish community within the Canadian historical and societal context." View more info

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Nursery History of the United States,

By: Barber, Lucy Lombardi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1921

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 19266

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Illustrated boards show some shelf wear with soiling of all surfaces, moisture stain on front and back board. Page 7 has been marked in ink, consisting of two letters and one underline, none in rest of book . ; A tight solid book. Attractive colour illustrations of events in US history and period costume throughout. ; Colour Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 208 pages; This edition covers American history up to the end of WWI, touching on world events. View more info

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Peter and Veronica Spring-time lessons in an old garden

By: Beech, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1920 ?

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 12125

Condition: 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 View more info

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A Buccaneer's Log

By: Bennett, C.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Musson Book Company: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17035

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red cloth covered boards, bumped corners, a little faded spine. Some water damage top page edges. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; Venture Book for Boys; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A Canadian reprint of a pirate novel originally published in the 1920s. View more info

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The Wombles of Wimbledon

By: Beresford, Elisabeth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1976

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 13413

ISBN: 051009600X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Bottom fore corners a little bumped, light edge wear; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324 pages; Included in the book are the stories; The Wombles at Work and The Wombles to the Rescue View more info

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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

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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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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

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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

Book Trails 8 Volume Set

By: Development, Child

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, Child Development, Inc.: 1946

Seller ID: 16936

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Light wear to extremities ; Red cloth covered blind stamped boards, tiles and design stamped on front, gilt stamped on spine. Very sturdy binding, text unmarked ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; The complete 8 volume set. Includes Book Trails for Baby Feet (2 volumes), Book Trails Through the Wildwood (2 volumes), Book Trails to Enchanted Lands (2 volumes), and Book Trails On The High Road to Adventure (2 volumes). View more info

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Jackanapes

By: Ewing, Juliana Horatia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 16149

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear to extremities. DJ has some soiling, 1/2" chip missing from front upper left corner. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 62 pages; This children's story was originally published in 1884 just a year before the death of the author. This edition's collectibility relies on the charming illustrations, both B&W and color by Tasha Tudor. The black titles on the spine of the green boards make this the second issue of this release, first issue had gilt titles. View more info

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Fur Trader The Story of Alexander Henry

By: Ferguson, Robert D.; Douglas Sneyd (illustrator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15080

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket is chipped and scuffed with light creasing, light soil to book ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; Great Stories of Canada No. 23; B&W Illustrations; 0.9 x 8.5 x 5.6 Inches; 159 pages; Alexander Henry (the older) was one of the first 'English' fur traders to adventure into the former French territory after the fall of New France. He began in 1760 to trade with the Indians, was caught up in the fury of Pontiac's war, survived the massacre at Fort Michilimackinac. He traveled as far the Saskatchewan River during his adventures. View more info

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Monica

By: Fulcher, Cicely & Norman Sutcliffe

Price: $58.50

Publisher: London, Blackie and Son: 1925

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 12004

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Some general edge wear, bottom fore corners worn to boards, spine and back a little soiled, previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact, text unmarked. Undated but circa middle 1920's.; 96 pages; This scarce children's book is illustrated with colour frontispiece and B&W illustrations. The large print seems to indicate it is for a younger reader. View more info

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The Bear That Had No Bump of Locality

By: Galt, Denham; Kirkham, Bettie & Bettie Kerkham

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15150

ISBN: 0533052904

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; Light edge wear to dust jacket ; Signed by author on title page. A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 30 pages View more info

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Shipwrecks A 3-Dimensional Exploration

By: Hawcock, David & Garry Walton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins Childrens Books: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17491

ISBN: 0694004529

Condition: Very Good+


A couple of the pieces show a little wear but otherwise complete and in good working order ; A 3-D Pop-up book, little usage is apparent. A bright, solid book .; Colour Illustrations; 9.50 X 8.40 X 0.50 inches; 24 pages; Young readers join the search for fascinating underwater shipwrecks, such as a Spanish galleon and the Titanic, in a three-dimensional adventure that features realistic illustrations, as well as innovative pop-ups, pull-tabs, and flaps to lift. View more info

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Held Fast for England; A Tale of the Siege of Gibraltar

By: Henty, G. A

Price: $43.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: 1892

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 12864

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some edge wear, short tear base of spine, tape stains back of frontispiece & facing page, lightly soiled ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Gold cloth covered boards, gilt stamped design front and spine, glossy stain all page edges. All plates present, maps - attractive book. ; 1779-83; 352 pages View more info

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Ghost Paddle-A Northwest Coast Indian Tale

By: Houston, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Longman Canada Ltd.: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19489

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Dustjacket has numerous tears, some tape repaired, some creasing. The greenpaper covered boards show some damage top of spine ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Written and illustrated by James Houston ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages; "Hooits and his father the chieftain Sea Wolf, lead a party of unarmed braves into enemy territory in an attempt to make peace with the people of the Inland River" This is almost certainly about the people of the Haida nation View more info

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Biggles' Secret Assignments Biggles' Second Case, Biggles Breaks the Silence & Biggles Follows On

By: Johns, Captain W.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Carlton Publishing Group: 2014

Edition: Omnibus

Seller ID: 18703

ISBN: 1853759112

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Light edge wear to illustrated card covers.; A bright, solid book. Card covers with edges overlapping page edges. Please note that this only contains 3 stories, some versions of this book contain 4. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.66 X 7.17 X 1.89 inches; 512 pages; "Biggles becomes involved in three undercover operations in this third bumper omnibus edition of his classic adventure stories that take him from the icy wastes of Antarctica to war-torn Korea. In Biggles’ Second Case, Biggles hunts for a wartime German submarine, the U-517, whose ruthless captain, Von Shonbeck, has escaped to the Ant... View more info

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Westward Ho! (Scribner Classics)

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1992

Edition: 1st Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 19388

ISBN: 0684194449

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear, foxing(?) top page edges. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Untrimmed page fore edges, 14 colour plates of N.C. Wyeth prints, decorative endpapers. ; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 413 pages; "The magnificent paintings of N. C. Wyeth complement an action-packed saga of romance and seafaring adventure set against the dramatic backdrop of Elizabethan England, the battle of the Spanish Armada, and the exploration of North America." View more info