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The Island of Adventure/ The Castle of Adventure

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Royce/ Octopus: 1983

Edition: Omnibus

Seller ID: 11828

ISBN: 0862730961

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Light wear & bumping of extremities, pages yellowed ; A bright solid, book, glossy paper covered boards ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 287 pages; "Adventure always follows Philip, Jack, Dinah and Lucy-Ann" View more info

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE/ THE CASTLE OF ADVENTURE

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Octopus Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16100

ISBN: 0862730961

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear to extremities. Front dust jacket flap is price clipped. A few tape stains on end papers, some yellowing of pages. ; A bright, solid book. DJ in Mylar.; 8.80 X 6.30 X 0.40 inches; 287 pages; "The Island of Adventure introduces Philip, Dinah, Jack and Lucy-Ann, 4 children spending their holidays at Craggy-Tops, a tumble-down set on top of the Cornish cliffs. They long to eplore the mysterious Island of Gloom but when they set sail for it they little suspect the peril that awaits them there. The Catle of Adventure finds the 4 children on holiday again. A deserted castle fascinates... View more info

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Adventures of the Secret Seven

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1986

Edition: Omnibus

Seller ID: 16101

ISBN: 1851520228

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Moisture damage to DJ edges, a couple of small stains on endpapers, light edge wear.; DJ in Mylar. A bright, solid book, glossy paper covered boards.; 8.35 X 6.22 X 1.50 inches; 480 pages; Pam, Peter, George, Jack, Janet, Barbara and Colin along with dog Scamper and their adventures in the five books; The Secret Seven, Secret Seven Adventure, Secret Seven Mystery, Secret Seven on the Trail and Fun for the Secret Seven View more info

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE/ THE CASTLE OF ADVENTURE

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Octopus Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18437

ISBN: 0862730961

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Light wear to extremities. ; A bright, solid book. DJ in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.80 X 6.30 X 0.40 inches; 287 pages; "The Island of Adventure introduces Philip, Dinah, Jack and Lucy-Ann, 4 children spending their holidays at Craggy-Tops, a tumble-down set on top of the Cornish cliffs. They long to eplore the mysterious Island of Gloom but when they set sail for it they little suspect the peril that awaits them there. The Catle of Adventure finds the 4 children on holiday again. A deserted castle fascinates them, but the road to it is blocked and the local people are scared of the place. Thei... 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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Jungle Girl

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Tom Stacey Reprints Ltd.: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19002

ISBN: 0854683410

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear, some tanning of pages. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 8.5 X 5.8 X 1.1 inches; 248 pages; "In far Cambodia, where the Khmer kings built their mighty temples and vanished from the earth with their millions of subjects hundreds of years ago, leaving no trace upon the written pages of history, are secrets yet undivulged to man, jungles that even natives never enter. Into such went Gordon King. There are drama, mystery, adventure, and love awaiting you between the covers of this book. It is fast moving, spectacular, gripping, a... 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

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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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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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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Inkspell

By: Funke, Cornelia

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Scholastic/The Chicken House: 2005

Edition: First US Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12869

ISBN: 0439554004

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear, light dogearing of the bottom fore corner of a few pages ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 1.8 x 7.8 x 6.1 Inches; 635 pages; Although a year has passed, not a day goes by without Meggie thinking of INKHEART, the book whose characters became real. But for Dustfinger, the fire-eater brought into being from words, the need to return to the tale has become desperate. When he finds a crooked storyteller with the ability to read him back, Dustfinger leaves behind his young apprentice Farid and plunges into the medieval world of his past. Distraught, Farid goes in searc... View more info

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Kim and Katy on Their Holidays (Their Summer Holiday)

By: Grannan, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Thomas Allen: 1956

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10538

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Signed by Author; Inscribed by author on FFEP, tight solid book. Blue boards with black print show some fading, light edge wear and soiling, front hinge started but solid ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; By the author of the Maggie Muggins books View more info

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More Just Mary stories

By: Grannan, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, F.Warne: 1959

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 10994

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Previous owner's name on FFEP, tape stains along front & back flap and pastedowns, price clipped DJ chipped with soil and tears, book shows some wear to extremities ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages; The book contains ten stories originally written for radio broadcast by the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) View more info

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AIR MONSTER

By: Green, Edwin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, The Goldsmith Publishing Company: 1932

Seller ID: 13884

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


DJ heavily chipped, torn 2 inches up fore edge of spine, some wear and scuffing. Red cloth covered boards show light wear, gift notation on FFEP, some yellowing of pages; DJ stabilized in Mylar, tight solid book, hinges intact; Every Boy's Mystery Series; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 245 pages; The 'Goliath' was touted as the world's largest dirigible. It was on a mission to meet a submarine but both vehicles experience adventures. View more info

Dale of the Mounted - Sub Hunt

By: Holliday, Joe

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14671

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped with a few tears with attendant creasing, only light wear to book ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; This is the eighth in the series featuring Dale Thompson, the young RCMP officer. In this story the fisheries off Atlantic and Pacific coasts of Canada are the target of mysterious subs. View more info

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Toad Triumphant

By: Horwood, William & Patrick Benson

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: 1st American; First Printing

Seller ID: 17648

ISBN: 0312148216

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 danc... View more info

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Loamhedge A Tale From REDWALL

By: Jacques, Brian

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Philomel Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18921

ISBN: 0399237240

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Redwall #16; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 424 pages; "sheds light on the Abbey's ancient origins in a thrilling adventure. Loamhedge, the deserted Abbey, has been forgotten for countless seasons. What secrets do it's ruins hold? When it becomes clear that wheelchair-bound Martha might be cured by a formula buried there, two old warriors are inspired by the spirit of Martin the Warrior himself to go on a quest for the ancient Abbey and three young rebels are determined to go with them. Mea... View more info

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Biggles Flies West

By: Johns, W.E.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Leicester, UK, Knight Books: 1967

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 14018

ISBN: 0340040157

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear, 2 inch scratch back cover, previous owner's name on FFEP, black mark fore edge of page 41; A tight solid book. ; Mass Market PB; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 192 pages; "the golden doubloon which Dick Denver received out of the blue from his late father, seemed to have retained allits old curse of didaster and violence - as Biggles and the modern pirates, found to their cost when each in their separate ways, they went to find the remainder of the hoard, lost since the buccaneering days of Louis Dakeyne, known as the Exterminator." View more info