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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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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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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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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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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

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HOME FROM FAR

By: Little, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1965

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6161

ISBN: 0316527920

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated 1st edition; B&W Illustrations; 145 pages; DJ price clipped, some soiling and chipping of DJ, 2 tears on back. Book shows light wear, slight fading along edges. Dust jacket in Mylar, a tight solid book. This is the second book from the award winning children's author. Little, herself legally blind, attempts to deal with the problems in children's lives realistically. Her stories are not 'happy ever after'. This story is about the way a family deals with the death of Jenny's twin brother, Michael. View more info

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Willow and Twig

By: Little, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking Juvenile: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19344

ISBN: 0670888567

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, short closed tear bottom of jacket. Remainder mark on page bottom edges. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8.2 X 6.0 X 0.8 inches; 176 pages; "Willow doesn't know what to do. Her mother has taken off again, she has to look after her brother Twig, and they're out on the streets of Vancouver with nowhere to go. Then Willow remembers her grandmother, whom she hasn't seen in years. Gram doesn't even know Twig exists, and Twig is, well, difficult. But Gram is her only hope now. After a few urgent phone calls from a police station in Van... View more info

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Jason's Quest

By: Margaret, Laurence;

Price: $32.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15934

ISBN: 0333107691

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight edge wear. Light spotting top page edges. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.50 X 5.43 X 0.79 inches; 160 pages; "The great and mighty city of Molanium was in great danger of its life. A strange listlessness had struck the Molefolk. Unless something was done the race would die out. As the only mole immmune from the creeping sickness, Jason (who was considered something of a bad lot by the Elders of the Tribe) resolved to set out on a quest. He would go to Thither and Beyond in search of a cure. With him went Oliver, an unwis... View more info

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Three Boys in a Boat

By: Meade, Don

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Comet Press Books: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8086

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Signed by Author; Light wear to blue cloth covered boards, 2 waterstains base of back board. ; A tight solid book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 132 pages; An orphaned Davey Anderson, left with nothing after the heroic death of his sea captain father, struggles with a greedy bully and his conscience in this sea going adventure. An ailing thief who took him in after his father's death leaves him a map pointing at the hiding place of his loot on an island near Vancouver Island. Fortuitously Ray, a boy scout, hires him to ferry him to a campground, allowing Davey to put a down payment on a boat o... View more info

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Kitty O'Donovan

By: Meade, L. T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, W. & R. Chambers: c. 1910's

Seller ID: 10450

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Green cloth covered boards with black design and titles imprinted on front and spine, some soil, gift notation on FFEP dated 1929, corners bumped ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 330 pages; A girl's adventure story View more info

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They Never Came Back

By: Mee, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18729

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows heavy shelf wear with tears and chipping, large piece missing base of DJ spine, small chips at top, some soiling on back panel. Previous owner's name in ink on front pastedown. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 191 pages; Mee gives kids the stories of a number of explorers who didn't return from their final voyages. View more info

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The Emerald Crown

By: Needham, Violet

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1952

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 10411

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped with short tears, some creasing, gift notation on FFEP, top edge of yellow cloth covered boards bumped ; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar, unclipped. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 258 pages; A scarce book View more info

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The Wolfling A Documentary Novel of the Eighteen-Seventies

By: North, Sterling

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1970

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 18657

ISBN: 0434523305

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light shelfwear present on DJ, bottom forecorners of book are bumped. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages; This award winning story features a boy, Robbie Trent who took a wolf cub to raise. He is befriended by a neighbor who shared his rich knowledge of nature. View more info

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Take a Giant Step

By: Paperny, Myra

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Markham, ON, Overlea House: 1987

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15298

ISBN: 071722158X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Some edge wear and creasing top top edge of dust jacket, lightly scuffed. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; 0.75 x 8.75 x 5.75 Inches; 173 pages; "a sensitive story of a talented young musician trying to come to grips with the conflicting expectations of his peers and the adults in his life." It is set in WWII era Calgary. View more info

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The Wolfers

By: Pfeifer, Lillian E. & David Craig (illustrator)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Burns & Maceachern: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15988

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Signed by Author; Price clipped red dust jacket shows some edgewear and scuffing ; Inscribed by author on front free end paper. A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 167 pages; "The Wolfers is a tale of life on the Great Plains in the early 1870's, after Rupert's land had been acquired by Canada, but before the Mounted Police went West to establish law and order there. It is a pursuit story, which deals with the fulfilment of a vow made by young Doug Shelby to avenge the violent death of his father and mother at the hands of a whiskey trader named Seth Conrad." jacket blurb View more info

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Truckers

By: Pratchett, Terry

Price: $26.95

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18570

ISBN: 0385299842

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light shelf wear present on DJ as well as light creasing and a couple of short closed tears.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Nome Trilogy #1; 8.40 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 246 pages; "Imagine that all around you, hidden from sight, there are thousands of tiny people.They are four inches tall, brave, stubborn and resourceful.They are the nomes.The nomes in this story live under the floorboards of a large Department Store and have never been Outside. In fact, they don’t even believe in Outside. But new nomes arrive, from – where else? – and they bring with them terrif... View more info

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Children of the Wild

By: Roberts, Charles G. D.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1913

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 16073

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Dust jacket heavily chipped with some loss head of DJ spine. Book corners lightly bumped and worn. Previous owner's name store sticker on front free end paper. Light soiling of endpapers ; A tight solid book, DJ in Mylar, hinges intact. Matching illustrations of wolves hunting on paper covered boards and dust jacket, B&W frontispiece and seven B&W plates by Bransom. ; B&W Plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 300 pages; Primarily known for his poetry, Roberts also turned a number of books about nature and animals written in fictional form from the animals point of view. View more info

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Amulets and Arrowheads

By: Rolfe, Sheila

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canada, Burns & MacEachern: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15645

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Price clipped dust jacket is shipped and scuffed with tears and creasing. DJ back panel is soiled. Book shows only light wear with minor bumping of corners. ; Signed by author on half title page. A tight solid book, hinges intact, DJ in Mylar. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 109 pages; Tom and Sally's adventures while staying with their Great-aunt & uncle on Vancouver Island. He looks for Indian artifacts with his new friend, the Salish boy, Michael. View more info