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The Gawgon and The Boy

By: Alexander, Lloyd

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton Juvenile: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16856

ISBN: 0525466770

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


No back endpapers, last page serves as pastedown, only slight wear else. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.51 X 5.75 X 0.82 inches; 199 pages; In Depression-era Philadelphia, when eleven-year-old David is too ill to attend school, he is tutored by the unique and adventurous Aunt Annie, whose teaching combines with his imagination to greatly enrich his life. View more info

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Blood Brothers

By: Andersen, Doris

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18912

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Price-clipped DJ and boards show some shelf wear, DJ has repaired long tear up front edge and light chipping. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pages; A young Norwegian boy and his family emigrate to Canada in the late 1800s and find themselves in Bella Coola on the West Coast. Eleven year old Nels befriends an Indian boy and lots of adventures. View more info

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Voyage into Danger; Adventure in the Queen Charlotte Islands

By: Ashlee, Ted

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14528

ISBN: 0039233081

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Light wear & bumping of blue paper covered boards, DJ scuffed, chipped with some creasing. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages; An adventure story for young adults View more info

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The Dog Crusoe A tale of the western prairies

By: Ballantyne, R. M

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: [1861] 1898

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18311

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Red decorative cloth covered boards are a little faded, corners lightly bumped, a few water spots, prize notation on front pastedown dated 1913 ; A tight solid book, hinges intact, all colour plates present ; Colour Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages; The book is undated but OCLC puts this at approximately 1898. Colour frontispiece and 7 colour plates by Groome. "Little did Dick Varley know when he rescued a Newfoundland pup from an Indian's cooking fire preparations, that the dog would return the favor ten times over throughout the course of his life, and would prove himself to ... View more info

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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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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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MONUMENT

By: Biggle, Lloyd Jr.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, New English Library: 1975

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 5342

ISBN: 0450025772

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages; Dust jacket in Mylar. Slight wear, light yellowing of pages. View more info

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The Mystery Of The Invisible Thief Being The Eighth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog

By: BLYTON,ENID.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1957

Edition: First Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 18655

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows shelf wear with tape repaired tears, chipping and light soiling. Damage where small price sticker removed on upper front foredge. Pages yellowed ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 173 pages; ""Larry, Daisy, Fatty, Pip, Bets and Buster are immediately on the trail when two robberies take place in the village, and though the thief has left enormous footprints, it seems as if he is able to enter houses without being seen."" 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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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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ICE KING

By: Byrd, Ernestine

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1965

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 18031

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light soiling to DJ.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the sturdy binding used by Scribners for sale to libraries - this is not ex-lib. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pages; This story is written from the point of view of Atu, a polar bear who was orphaned young, raised by Eskimos but returned to the wild. 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 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

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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

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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

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

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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