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1 A Lady Home in the South, or, Two Year's at Uncle Warren's
American Reform Tract and Book Society, Cincinnati, 1857, 
A Lady. A Home in the South, or, Two Year's at Uncle Warren's . Cincinnati,OH: American Reform Tract and Book Society, (1857). Pp. (2),[i]-vi,[7]-134 ,(4), frontis., + 1 plate. Includes textual illustrations. 12mo, red pressed cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to spine. An abolitionist tract released prior to the outbreak of the Civil War, directed more towards juvenile readers, but with a constant message that could have been followed by all, exhibiting the sinfulness of slaveholding in general, promoting the cause through reason and reflection and the brutalizing effects that the practice of slavery has on societies where it had been implemented, rather thanthe gory, harrowing details of any individual case. Boards rubbed with a c ouple of small dampstains, spine ends worn, occasional marginal smudging and foxing with sparse pencilling, contemporary gift inscription to ffep, else vg. 200.00

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2 ABBOTT, Jacob Rollo's Tour of Europe) Rollo in Naples
John R. Anderson, New York, 1858, 
ABBOTT, Jacob. Rollo in Naples . NY: John R. Anderson, (1858). Pp. (1)-219,[1], including etched plates and frontis. Illustrated. Etched title page. 8vo, illustrated brown cloth with gilt series blocks to front and spine, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Rollo's Tour in Europe series, focusing on the 12-year-old protagonist's adventures in Italy. Inner hinges tender, spine ends chipped, some edgewear, else vg. 25.00

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3 ABBOTT, Lucy Thurston. Rusty-Cats : A Story of Hat May and Her Friends.
Barse & Co. Publishers, New York / Newark, N.J., 1928, 
ABBOTT, Lucy Thurston. The Rusty-Cats : A Story of Hat May and Her Friends.Illustrated by Fridolin Haass. New York / Newark, N.J.: Barse & Co. Publis hers, (1928). Pp [1]-250,(6), frontis + 3 plates. 8vo, brown cloth, green lettering to front board and spine. A volume in the Young Girls' Library series. Some wear to spine ends, dusty, gift inscription pasted in dated 1929,else very good. 30.00

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4 ABC Book Come to Life ABC Book. pop-up No. 3428.
Sandle Brothers Ltd, London, 1955, 
(ABC Book). Come to Life ABC Book. (London : Sandle Brothers Ltd.), n.d. [1950s?]. Printed in the Netherlands. No. 3428. Pp (10) including covers. With 2 Pop-Ups. Oblong 8vo, red cloth spine, colour illustrated paper covered boards. Printed on paper covered boards, with two Pop-Ups (for the letters A to H and S to Z). Light wear to corners, damage to the connections in thePop-Ups between letters A and B and Y and Z (now affixed with clear tape, but could be professionally repaired), else good. As is. 100.00

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5 ABEL, Richard, intro. History of Jack Horner, containing the Witty Pranks he played, from his Youth to his Riper Years, being pleasant for Winter Evenings
Richard Abel and Company, Portland, OR, 1969, 
ABEL, Richard, intro. The History of Jack Horner, containing the Witty Pranks he played, from his Youth to his Riper Years, being pleasant for Winter Evenings . [Introduction by Richard Abel]. (Portland, OR): for the Friends and Associates of Richard Abel & Company, 1969. Pp. (8),[1]-24,(8). Small 8vo, illustrated string-bound brown card covers and blank spine. A facsimileof the chap-book originally printed and sold in Aldermary Church-Yard, Bow -Lane, London, in roughly 1770. Vg. 15.00

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6 Acadian - Poetry - Juvenile). A voile libre : Jeune recueil collectif.
Petit-Rocher, Acadie :, 1983, 
(Acadian – Poetry - Juvenile). A voile libre : Jeune recueil collectif. (Petit-Rocher, Acadie : SiR), n.d. [1983?]. Pp (10),1-67,(5). 8vo, illustratedblue card covers. A collection of poems by students from École secondaire Népisiguit (Nepisiguit Secondary School), the only French-speaking high school in Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada area. It holds around 1,200 studentsfrom grade nine through twelve. Test in French. Namestamps, else very good . 15.00

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7 ADAMS, Richard BAYLEY, Nicola Tyger Voyage
Jonathan Cape, London, 1976, ISBN:0224012371 
ADAMS, Richard. The Tyger Voyage. London: Jonathan Cape, (1976). Pp. [1]-30, (2). Illustrated by Nicola Bayley. 8vo, illustrated green card covered boards. The story told in rhyming verse of two shipwrecked tigers and their adventures in distant lands. Rear paste-down starting to come unglued, lightwear to corners and ends of spine, else vg. 10.00

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8 ADAMSON, Gareth Picture Science Book) Mr. Budge Buys a Car. 1st UK in dj.
Brockhampton Press Ltd, Leicester, 1965, 
ADAMSON, Gareth. Mr. Budge Buys a Car . (Leicester): Brockhampton Press, (1965). First UK Printing. Pp. 32. Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth with dark green lettering to spine. A volume in the Picture Science Book series. Very small damp spots to top edge, else vg in nicked dj. 40.00

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9 AKER, Don Of Things Not Seen. mm pbk.
Stoddart, Toronto, 1995, ISBN:0773674357 
AKER, Don. Of Things Not Seen . Toronto: Stoddart, (1995). Pp. (8),[1]-197,(3). Small 8vo, illustrated brown card covers. Mass market paperback. A volume in the Gemini Books series. The first novel for young adults by the Middleton, Nova Scotia school teacher. Vg. 5.00

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10 AKER, Don Stranger at Bay. signed mm pbk.
Stoddart, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0773674683 
AKER, Don. Stranger at Bay . Toronto: Stoddart, (1997). Pp. (6),[1]-246,(4). Small 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Mass market paperback. A volume in the Gemini Books series. A novel for young adults by the Middleton, NovaScotia school teacher. Gift inscription, else vg. Signed by the author on the title page. 6.50

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11 ALBION-MEEK, Peggy. ELLISON, William J. Great Adventurer. signed by author
Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1957, 
ALBION-MEEK, Peggy. The Great Adventurer. Introduction, Notes and Exercisesby William J. Ellison, M.A., Head of the English Department, Weston Colleg iate and Vocational School. Authorized in the Province of Saskatchewan. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, (1957). Pp (4),v-viii,(2),1-154. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, decorated green paper covered boards (hardcover),black lettering to white labels to front board and spine. "The Great Adven turer is a fresh and lively narrative of the Trojan War, that conflict which was first recounted in the ancient Grecian mytns about the deeds of gods and heroes and men. Homer, the half-legendary poet ot the ninth century B.C., derived from these myths his vivid account, in The Iliad, of the long siege of Troy. In The Odyssey the poet told of the long wanderings of the Greek hero Odysseus in his attempt to reach home atter Troy had fallen. The Great Adventurer combines these stories in a single account. It follows Homersubstantially, apart from a number of details which the story-teller is en titled to follow her own fancy." (from the In troduction, p. v). Contents :1. Marriage of Helen and Menelaus. 2. Odysseus and Penelope. 3. Discoid Am ong the Gods. 4. The Fatal Decision of Paris. 5. Discord in Ithaca. 6. Odysseus Dishonours His Vow. 7. Disaster Pursues the Greeks. 8. Increasing Furyand Confusion. 9. Achilles Rejoins the Greeks. 10. Death of Achilles and P aris. 11. The Strategy of Odysseus. 12. The Fall of Troy. 13. Odysseus and His Victorious Army Embark for Greece. 14. Odysseus Lands on the Island of Circe. 15. Odysseus Meets and Conquers Circe. 16. Odysseus Sails to the Realm of the Dead. 17. Odysseus Passes Between ScylJa and Charvbdis. 18. The Rebellious Crew Force Odysseus to Land on Trinacria. 19. Odysseus is Cast Upon the Island of Calypso. 20. Nausicaa, Phaeacian Princess, Welcomes Odysseus to Corfu. 21. The Phaeacians Honour Odysseus. 22. The Wanderer Awakes inIthaca. 23. Odysseus, Disguised as a beggar, Enters His Palace. 24. Odysse us Slays the Suitors. 25. Peace and Order Restored to Ithaca. Proper Names and How to Pronounce Them. General Notes. Notes. Questions and Exercises. Books on Classical Mythology for Further Reference. Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 30.00

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12 ALCOCK, D. G. Chatto Career Book for Boys Sam Dykes Marine Engineer. in poor dj
Chattos and Windus, 1959, 
ALCOCK, D. G. Sam Dykes Marine Engineer. L: Chattos and Windus, 1959. Pp. 141. 8vo, blue cloth. A Chattos Career Book for Boys A young apprentice's dream of life at sea becomes a reality, when he finally recieves his Chief's ticket in marine engineering. Some browning to lower spine, faint brown spotting to endpapers and first few leaves, else vg in poor dj (tape repair across front panel, lower 3 inches of rear panel missing, spine ends and edges chipped, tear to front fold, rubbed). 35.00

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13 ALCOTT, Louisa May Work : A Story of Experience; and Beginning Again. ex-lib.
Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, 1905, 
ALCOTT, Louisa May. Work : A Story of Experience; and Beginning Again . TwoParts Complete in One Edition. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1905. N ew and Cheaper Edition. Pp. (4),1-226. Illustrated with textual vignettes. 8vo, red cloth with white decoration to front and spine, gilt lettering to front and spine. Ex-library (spine sticker, stamps), faint soiled spots to boards, spine roll, some foxing to initial and final leaves, else vg. Relatively uncommon. 60.00

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14 ALDEN, W.L. Moral Pirates. ex-lib.
Harper and Brothers, New York, 1922, 
ALDEN, W.L. The Moral Pirates. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1922). Pp. (8),1-235,(13), frontis., + 3 p. of plates. 8vo, pictorial yellow cloth. "'Thetruth is, John,' said Mr Wilson to his brother, 'I am troubled about my bo y. Here it is the first of July, and he can't go back to school until the middle of September. He will be idle all that time, and I'm afraid he'll getinto mischief. Now, the other day I found him reading a wretched story abo ut pirates. Why should a son of mine care to read about pirates?' / 'Because he's a boy. All boys like piratical stories.'". - from p. 1. Ex-library (stamps to endpapers, spine sticker), boards quite browned and smudged, somemarginal smudging, else vg. 15.00

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15 ALDERMAN, Clifford Lindsey PHIPS, William Stormy Knight: The Life of Sir William Phips.. 1st US in dj
Chilton Books, 1964, 
ALDERMAN, Clifford Lindsey. Stormy Knight: The Life of Sir William Phips. Phil.: Chilton Books, (1964). First Edition. Pp (10),11-171, (5), frontis. 8vo, brown cloth. Written for Young People. Includes a description of his capture of Port Royal in 1690. Vg-fine in dj. 30.00

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Cecil Aldin's Happy Family : Being the Adventures of Hungry Peter, the Pig;Rufus, the Cat; Humpty & Dumpty, the Rabbits; Rags, the Dog; Master Quack, the Duckling; and Forager, the Puppy. Told by May Byron, ALDIN, Cecil. BYRON, Mary ALDIN, Cecil
16 ALDIN, Cecil. BYRON, Mary ALDIN, Cecil Cecil Aldin's Happy Family : Being the Adventures of Hungry Peter, the Pig;Rufus, the Cat; Humpty & Dumpty, the Rabbits; Rags, the Dog; Master Quack, the Duckling; and Forager, the Puppy. Told by May Byron
Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1912, 
ALDIN, Cecil. Cecil Aldin's Happy Family : Being the Adventures of Hungry Peter, the Pig; Rufus, the Cat; Humpty & Dumpty, the Rabbits; Rags, the Dog;Master Quack, the Duckling; and Forager, the Puppy. Told by May Byron and Illustrated with many Full-Page Pictures in Colour. London : Henry Frowde /Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. Each of the six sections consists of 6 numbered leaves, six title leaves, and six plates. Illustrated with 30 Full-Page Colour Plates and Six Double-Page Colour Plates. 4to, light brown cloth spine,light brown paper over boards, gilt lettering and colour pictorial onlay t o front board, gilt lettering and dog illustration to spine. Spine rebacked, some wear to corners and edges, foxing to all three edges and most leavesbut not on plates, else a very good copy. 1,500.00

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17 ALGER, Horatio, Jr. Do and Dare; or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune. ex-lib.
John C. Winston, Philadelphia, 0, 
ALGER, Horatio, Jr. Do and Dare; or, A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune . Philadelphia, PA: The John C. Winston Co., (ca. 1900) ©1884, though that was the Porter and Coates edition. Pp. [i]-iv,[5]-303,(3), frontis. 8vo, decorated red cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Ex-library (stamps andspine sticker), ffep removed, faint soiling to rear board, else vg. 30.00

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18 ALGER, Horatio. Brave and Bold; or, the Fortunes of a Factory Boy
Loring, Publisher, Boston , 1874, 
ALGER, Horatio. Brave and Bold; or, the Fortunes of a Factory Boy. Boston :Loring, Publisher, (1874). First Edition (with “frankly” misspelled as “fa ankly” on page 16, line 11). Pp (2),(4,ads),[iii]-viii,[9]-342,(2), frontis, engraved series title page, + 2 plates. 8vo, purple pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Horatio Alger's Successful Books for Boys and Girls, Bold and Brave series. Covers very worn and faded, inner hinges broken and nearly detached, some leaves nearly detached, gift inscription, lacking ffep, overall a worn and shaky copy which needs rebinding, As is. 50.00

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19 ALGER, Horatio. Shifting for Himself; or, Gilbert Grayson's Fortunes
Loring, Publisher, Boston , 1876, 
ALGER, Horatio. Shifting for Himself; or, Gilbert Grayson's Fortunes. Boston : Loring, Publisher, (1876). First Edition. Pp (2),(4,ads),[i]-vi,[9]-356,(4), frontis, engraved series title page, + 1 plate. 8vo, purple pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Horatio Alger's Successful Books for Boys and Girls, Bold and Brave series. Covers very worn, stainedand faded, inner hinges cracked, some leaves nearly detached, gift inscrip tion, lacking ffep, overall a worn and shaky copy which needs rebinding, Asis. 50.00

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20 ALLEN, Kenneth WOOD, Peter M. Sea Captains and their Ships. 1st UK in dj
Odhams Books, 1965, 
ALLEN, Kenneth. Sea Captains and their Ships. Illustrated by Peter M. Wood. L.: Odhams Books, (1965). First Printing. Pp 160. 8vo, blue cloth. A book for juvenile readers about famous Captains and their ships. Included are Christopher Columbus and the Santa Maria, Grenville and the Revenge, Blake and the George, Anson and the Centurion, Bligh and the Bounty, Nelson and the Victory, Broke and the Shannon, Salmond and the Birkenhead, Tryon and the Victoria, Sturdee and the Invincible, Harwood and the Ajax, Vian and the Cossack, Kennedy and the PT 109, Kerans and the Amethyst. Gift inscription, else vg in price-clipped dj. 40.00

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