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All About Sailing Ships

By: PROTHEROE, Ernest

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins' Clear-Type Press, London and Glasgow, 0,:

Seller ID: 102669


PROTHEROE, Ernest. All About Sailing Ships. London and Glasgow: Collins' Clear-Type Press, [n.d.] - ca. 1920s?]. Pp. (6),7-95,(1), colour frontispiece, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow cloth with black borders to front board, black lettering to front board and spine. Contents: 1. The Ships of Old Time; 2. Sailing Through the Centuries; 3. The Wooden Walls; 4. Hearts of Oak; 5. East Indiamen and Clippers; 6. The Modern Full-Rigged Ship; 7. Some Fore-and-Aft Rigs. Bump to bottom right front corner, faint soiling to boards, inner hinges starting, else good. 20.00 View more info

Allies' Fairy Book.

By: GOSSE, Edmund, introduction. RACKHAM, Arthur.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 104228


RACKHAM, Arthur. The Allies' Fairy Book. With an introduction by Edmund Gosse and Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann / Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., [n.d. - ca. 1918?]. Printed at The Complete Press, West Norwood, London. With Heinemann to the foot of the spine. Pp. (8),ix-xxii,1-[122], colour frontispiece, + 11 leaves of colour Rackham plates,with tissue guards. Illustrated. Decorated endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decorations to front board, dark blue lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. English: Jack the Giant-Killer; 2. Sco... View more info

Alphabet from A to Z

By: GALE, Leah Little Golden Library, 3) BLAKE, Vivienne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, 1946,:

Seller ID: 98379


GALE, Leah. The Alphabet from A to Z. Illustrated by Vivienne Blake. New York: Simon and Schuster, (January 1946). Ninth Printing. Pp. (42). Unpaginated. Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated pink paper covered boards with blue cloth tape spine. No. 3 in The Little Golden Library. "This book offers anew and very appealing presentation of the ABCs. Vivienne Blake's large, c lear illustrations of familiar objects give the book unity and interest, while the scrambled letters will delight young readers." - from the dust jacket. Very good in chipped, price-clipped dust jacket. 35.00 View more info

Ameliaranne and the Green Umbrella. First Edition in the present form in dustjacket

By: PEARSE, Susan Beatrice). HEWARD, Constance HEWARD, Constance PEARSE, S.B.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: George G. Harrao & Co. Ltd., London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 103815


(PEARSE, Susan Beatrice). HEWARD, Constance. Ameliaranne and the Green Umbrella. Pictured by Susan Beatrice Pearse. London : George G. Harrao & Co. Ltd., (1939). First Edition in the present form. Pp (56). Colour Illustrated.8vo, blue cloth spine lettered in black, colour illustrated blue paper cov ered boards. Susan Beatrice Pearse (1878 – 1980) was a British illustrator of children's books best known for the Ameliaranne series of books. This series of 20 children's books was published between 1920 and 1950 by George G. Harrap of London. It was unusual as it involved eight different individ... View more info

Ameliaranne Camps Out. First Edition

By: PEARSE, Susan Beatrice). HEWARD, Constance HEWARD, Constance PEARSE, S.B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George G. Harrao & Co. Ltd., London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 103813


(PEARSE, Susan Beatrice). HEWARD, Constance. Ameliaranne Camps Out. Pictured by S.B. Pearse. London : George G. Harrao & Co. Ltd., (1939). First Edition. Pp (56). Colour Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine lettered in black, colour illustrated blue paper covered boards. Susan Beatrice Pearse (1878 – 1980) was a British illustrator of children's books best known for the Ameliaranne series of books. This series of 20 children's books was published between 1920 and 1950 by George G. Harrap of London. It was unusual as it involved eight different individual authors working with a single illustrat... View more info

Ameliaranne Goes Touring. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PEARSE, Susan Beatrice). HEWARD, Constance HEWARD, Constance PEARSE, S.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: George G. Harrao & Co. Ltd., London, 1941,:

Seller ID: 103814


(PEARSE, Susan Beatrice). HEWARD, Constance. Ameliaranne Goes Touring. Pictured by S.B. Pearse. London : George G. Harrao & Co. Ltd., (1941). First Edition. Pp (56). Colour Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine lettered in black, colour illustrated blue paper covered boards. Susan Beatrice Pearse (1878– 1980) was a British illustrator of children's books best known for the A meliaranne series of books. This series of 20 children's books was published between 1920 and 1950 by George G. Harrap of London. It was unusual as itinvolved eight different individual authors working with a single illustr... View more info

Anne of Green Gables Cookbook : Charming Recipes from Anne and Her Friends in Avonlea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MACDONALD, Kate MONTGOMERY, Lucy Maud

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Race Point Publishing, New York, 2017, ISBN:9781631063749:

Seller ID: 115929


MACDONALD, Kate. The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook : Charming Recipes from Anne and Her Friends in Avonlea. Kate Macdonald and L.M. Montgomery. (New York) : Race Point Publishing, (2017). First Printing. Pp (10),11-111,(1). Squarish 8vo (200 x 222 mm), purple cloth, with gilt lettering to front & spine. With a lovely grosgrain ribbon marker. Kate Macdonald lived in Torontoat the time of publication. "Join Anne Shirley and her friends in Avonlea with the charming recipes in The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook, a recipe collection inspired by L.M. Montgomery's famous childrens book series, Ann... View more info

Anne of Ingleside. M&S in dustjacket. Cavendish Library Edition.

By: MONTGOMERY, L. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Limited, Toronto, 1939,:

Seller ID: 104409


MONTGOMERY, L. M. Anne of Ingleside. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, Limited, Publishers, (1939). Later printing. Cavendish Library Edition. Pp. (10),1-323,(1). 8vo, green cloth with pressed decoration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. "Plots thicken and more and more characters are introduced in their satisfactory solution, in this story of the Four Winds Harbour folk. Here we meet all the Ingleside young folk -- Jem, Shirley and Walter Blythe, and a long succession of Merediths, their close friends. We share in the vivid accounts of their good times, their work and their play. A ... View more info

Anne's House of Dreams. M&S in dustjacket. Cavendish Library Edition.

By: MONTGOMERY, L. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Limited, Toronto, 1947,:

Seller ID: 104408


MONTGOMERY, L. M. Anne's House of Dreams. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, Limited, Publishers, (1947). Later printing. Cavendish Library Edition. Pp.(6),vii-viii,(2),1-291,(3). 8vo, green cloth with pressed decoration to fr ont board, gilt lettering to spine. "An entertaining story of the first year of Anne's married lief. At Four Winds Harbour, Anne and Gilbert meet new friends: Stalwart Captain Jim of Four Winds Point, the enigmatic Leslie Moore, whose story is as romantic as it is strange, Owen Ford, who is ready toforget the past in the joy that the future holds. In this year ANne and... View more info

As I Was Crossing Boston Common. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: FARBER, Norma. LOBEL, Arnold.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton, New York, 1975, ISBN:0525259600:

Seller ID: 105063


FARBER, Norma. As I Was Crossing Boston Common. Puctures by Arnold Lobel. New York: E.P. Dutton & Company Inc., (1975). First US Printing. Pp. (32). Unpaginated. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, mustard cloth with black turtle decoration to front board, black lettering to spine. "A turtle is crossing BostonCommon and meets a most uncommon procession of animals: Angwantibo, Booboo k, Coypu, Desman, Entellus, and so on and on -- one leading the next in a stately alphabetical pageant. But not only is it alphabetical -- it is also zoological. For every one of the ebasts with the tongue-twisting, mythi... View more info

Ben Hadden; or, Do Right, Whatever Comes of it

By: KINGSTON, W.H.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Religious Tract Society, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 76773


KINGSTON, W.H.G. Ben Hadden; or, Do Right, Whatever Comes of it. London : The Religious Tract Society, [n.d.]. Pp. [1]-160,(4) of ads, including frontispiece. 8vo, illustrated red cloth with black lettered gilt title block tospine. William Henry Giles Kingston (b. February 28, 1814, London – d. Aug ust 5, 1880, Willesden, Middlesex), prolific English writer of boys' adventure novels. An adventure novel for young adults about a young man who serves as a Pacific Island missionary, travelling between myriad islands. Ex-library (spine sticker, stamp to flyleaf), inner hinges tender, else very go... View more info

Book of Nonsense and More Nonsense. Warne Edition in dustjacket.

By: LEAR, Edward. LEAR, Edward.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co., London, 1930,:

Seller ID: 104302


LEAR, Edward. The Book of Nonsense, to which is added, More Nonsense. With all the original pictures and verses. London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, [n.d. - ca. 1930]. Copyright Edition. Pp. (224). Unpaginated. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, green cloth with black lettering and illustration tofront board and spine, gilt lettering to spine, in similarly illustrated b rown jacket with colour pictorial panel to front. Some very light shelfwear, else very good in spine-chipped, short-closed-torn (two inch diagonal split from middle of the front flap fold through "Verses" on the front... View more info

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Book of Science: A Familiar Introduction...

By: Anonymous]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall, London, 1833,:

Seller ID: 70160


[Anonymous] The Book of Science: A Familiar Introduction to the Principles of Natural Philosophy, Adapted to the Comprehension of Young People. London: Chapman and Hall, 1833. Pp. xx, 462. Demi octavo (12.8 cm. x 10.2 cm.). Wood-engraved frontis, with a generous quantity of charming textural illustrations. Original half calf, spine gilt-titled and -ruled, and reeded in blind. Sections comprise Mechanics, Hydraulics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, Acoustics, Pyronomics, Optics, Electricity, Galvanism and Magnetism. Boards andspine extremities rubbed and worn, corners bumped, rear fore-edge of board ... View more info

Boy's Own Annual. Volume 51. 1928-1929

By: POCKLINGTON, Geoffrey R. (ed.) Boy's Own Annual 51

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boy's Own paper Office, London, 1929,:

Seller ID: 46502


POCKLINGTON, Geoffrey R. (ed.). The Boy's Own Annual. Volume 51. 1928-1929.London : Boy's Own Paper Office, n.d. [1929]. Pp 768. Colour frontispiece, + 11 plates. 4to, illustrated green cloth (three-masted sailing ship to fr ont cover and pirate to spine). Includes colour plates of "Ice Hockey in Canada" and "Baseball in the United States", along with photogravure plates of "Colonel [Charles] Lindbergh", "Lord Jellicoe" and "H.R.H. Prince George". Of nautical interest: image of H.M.S. Victory "restored to her original state" (p. 32); G. Godfray S... View more info

Brave Little Taylor

By: GRIMM MILLER, J.P. Little Golden Book, 178

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Golden Press, Racine, WI, 1975,:

Seller ID: 75884


Brothers' GRIMM. The Brave Little Taylor . Pictures by J.P. Miller. Racine,WI: Golden Press, (1975). Third Printing. A Little Golden Book, number 178 . Pp. (24). Unpaginated. Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated blue paper covered boards with decorated gold spine. The Grimm classic, in Golden Book format. Lightly rubbed, else vg. A nice Golden Book. 15.00 View more info

Brogeen and the Red Fez. First Edition in dustjacket,

By: LYNCH, Patricia. SANDERS, Beryl.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Burke, London, 1963,:

Seller ID: 103024


LYNCH, Patricia. Brogeen and the Red Fez. Illustrated by Beryl Sanders. London: Burke, (1963). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-159,(1). Illustrated in blackand white. 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to spine. "The adventure be gan when Cousin Agnes opened the drawer and found a high, round, red cap with a flat top and a long, black silk tassel. Long before that Brian had wanted to join his father, who was going on an unexpected trip to Egypt, but it was only when he found himself wearing the red fez that he knew somethingexciting was about to happen. And he was quite right. The first thing t... View more info

Brydons at Smugglers' Creek. ex-lib. 1st UK.

By: FIDLER, Kathleen REEVES, H. Tilden

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lutterworth Press, London and Redhill, 1946,:

Seller ID: 76774


FIDLER, Kathleen. The Brydons at Smugglers' Creek . Illustrations by H. Tilden Reeves. London and Redhill: Lutterworth Press, (1946). First UK Printing (stated). Pp. [1]-191,(1), colour frontis., + 3 colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to spine. Ex-library (stamp to front pastedown, number inked to spine), ffep removed, slight spine roll, elsevg. 25.00 View more info

Captain January

By: RICHARDS, Laura E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat, Boston, 1898,:

Seller ID: 78119


RICHARDS, Laura E. Captain January. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1898. One hundred and fifth thousand. Pp. (8),1-64, frontis. 8vo, white cloth spine with pale blue cloth boards, dark blue and gilt illustrations to front, dark blue lettering to front and spine. Smudging and faint spotting to boards, light edge-nicking, hinges a bit shaky, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Carib Gold

By: VERILL, A.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Children's Press, London and Glasgow , 1948,:

Seller ID: 80752


VERILL, A.H. Carib Gold. London and Glasgow : The Children's Press, n.d. [1940s]. Pp (4),9-188. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. A volume in The Boys' and Girls' Library series. A story of archaeology and treasure on a deserted island off the coast of South America. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 10.00 View more info

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Christmas Tree : Two Tales for the Holidays. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RICHARDS, David Adams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking Canada, Toronto, 2006, ISBN:9780670065585: 2006

Seller ID: 100809

ISBN: 0670065587


RICHARDS, David Adams. The Christmas Tree : Two Tales for the Holidays. (Toronto) : Viking Canada, (2006). First Printing. Pp. (10),xi-xiv,(2),3-46,(4). Illustrated with drawings by Vince McIndoe. Small 8vo, off-white paper covered boards with gilt tree decoration to front board, gilt lettering to front board and spine. "Two utterly charming Christmas tales by master storyteller David Adams Richards that will surely warm the heart and remind us of the enchantment and meaning of Christmas. These stories are of his river, the great Miramichi. 'The Christmas Tree... View more info