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The Great Menagerie, an Adaptation of the Antique Pop-Up Book Narrated in Verse By Anthea Bell / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Facsimile of the J F Schreiber 1884 Edition  ( PopUp )(inc. Aquarium, Lion, Snake Charmer; Tiger, Hyena, Monkey, Elephant; etc), Bell, Anthea / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Facsimile of the J F Schreiber 1884 Edition
21 Bell, Anthea / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Facsimile of the J F Schreiber 1884 Edition

The Great Menagerie, an Adaptation of the Antique Pop-Up Book Narrated in Verse By Anthea Bell / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Facsimile of the J F Schreiber 1884 Edition ( PopUp )(inc. Aquarium, Lion, Snake Charmer; Tiger, Hyena, Monkey, Elephant; etc)

New York, NY: N.Y./ New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Facsimile of the J F Schreiber 1884 Edition , 1979, 1st Edition thus, First Printing
1979 0870992033
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

No Jacket as issued Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, about 8.5 x 10.75 inches, a Near Fine copy, no dustjacket as issued, a pop-up book in which the reader lifts the tab to reveal the menagerie of caged wild animals, one is an aquairum with an actual "glass" front, really quite nice, six lift the tab pop-ups, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
159106


Price: 19.88 CDN
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The Secret World of Og -by Pierre Berton -a Signed Copy, Berton, Pierre (signed)
22 Berton, Pierre (signed)

The Secret World of Og -by Pierre Berton -a Signed Copy

Toronto, Ontario: Toronto, On: Doubleday Canada, 2002, 1st Doubleday Edition, First Printing
2002 0385659113 / 9780385659116
First Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Patsy Berton
Signed
-----------softcover, about 7 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy, gift inscription, signed by Pierre Berton without inscription, colour and b&w illustrations by Patsy Berton, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
157728


Price: 53.13 CDN
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In the Grip of the Barren Lands ( Boy Scouts Related ), Blake, Norman
23 Blake, Norman

In the Grip of the Barren Lands ( Boy Scouts Related )

London, England: London, UK: Blackie edition, No Date (about 1938 ), 1st Printing
1938 
First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Good (see description) John De Walton
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, some foxing to text block, gift inscription dated 1938 on front blank endpaper, in a very attractive Good price clipped dustjacket with 3 young men in snowshoes (our Boy Scout heroes), spine has a very nice image of a Boy Scout, three Canadian Boy Scouts get in a hot-air balloon and end up in the Arctic, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
150155


Price: 13.23 CDN
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The Famous Five, 10 Volumes in a Slipcase: On a Treasure Island; Go Adventuring Again; Run Away Together; Smuggler's Top; Off in a Caravan; Kirrin Island Again; To Camp; Get Into Trouble; Fall Into Adventure; Hike Together ( Book 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ), Blyton, Enid (aka Mary Pollock )
24 Blyton, Enid (aka Mary Pollock )

The Famous Five, 10 Volumes in a Slipcase: On a Treasure Island; Go Adventuring Again; Run Away Together; Smuggler's Top; Off in a Caravan; Kirrin Island Again; To Camp; Get Into Trouble; Fall Into Adventure; Hike Together ( Book 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 )

London, England: London, UK: Hodder Children's Books ( a Division of Hodder and Stoughton [ H&S ] ), 2008, 1st Slipcased Edition, All are Later Printings
2008 0340988525 / 9780340988527
Later Printing of the first Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Eileen A Soper
Not Signed
-----------10 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), in a slipcase, softcovers, about 5w x 7.75h inches, all are Near Fine copies and are unread except for book 1 ( TREASURE ISLAND ) which is Very Good+ with signs of having been read carefully, all 10 books are in uniform format, all housed in a matching original slipcase, slipcase is close to Near Fine but there is one small tear at one corner so a Very Good+ example of the box, a nice set of these classic children's books, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
160236


Price: 57.12 CDN
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The Secret Seven Collection:  Four exciting Adventures -by Enid Blyton (includes:  The Secret Seven / SS Adventure / Well Done SS / SS on the Trail )( an Omnibus Volume with Books 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the series, 500 Pages )( 7 ), Blyton, Enid (aka Mary Pollock )
25 Blyton, Enid (aka Mary Pollock )

The Secret Seven Collection: Four exciting Adventures -by Enid Blyton (includes: The Secret Seven / SS Adventure / Well Done SS / SS on the Trail )( an Omnibus Volume with Books 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the series, 500 Pages )( 7 )

London, England: London, UK: Hodder Headline, 2004, 1st Edition thus, 2nd Printing
2004 0340893648 / 9780340893647
Later Printing of the first Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good+ (see description) Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, about 6 x 8.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, 500 pages, b&w illustrations, this contains the first four books in Blyton's very popular series, ---The Secret Seven are a secret society who hold regular meetings and organize things to do, whether it's helping the community in some way, solving mysteries that turn up, or just having fun playing Red Indians in the woods. The Seven have a secret password, a badge, and a secret headquarters in a garden shed. The Seven are led by Peter and include Peter's sister Janet, and their friends Jack, Colin, George, Pam and Barbara. They are joined by their golden spaniel, Scamper., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
155460


Price: 25.20 CDN
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26 Boles, Paul Darcy

Parton's Island -by Paul Darcy Boles

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Macmillan, 1958, 1st Edition, First Printing
1958 
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good (see description)

Good (see description) Paul Boles
Not Signed
----------hardcover, an attractive copy but there is a dampstain on the rear board so a Very Good copy, in a chipped and torn but generally intact dustjacket, corresponding dampstain on rear panel of jacket, lower corner of front flap has been corner clipped but price is intact at upper corner, the story OF TWO TEENAGE BOYS AND THEIR DISCOVERY OF AN ISLAND OFF THE COAST OF ALABAMA NOT FAR FROM THE GULF, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
150161


Price: 10.57 CDN
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Captain Cobwebb and the Magic Drops  ---by Gordon Boshell (in dustjacket )( Cobweb ), Boshell, Gordon
27 Boshell, Gordon

Captain Cobwebb and the Magic Drops ---by Gordon Boshell (in dustjacket )( Cobweb )

London, England: London, UK; MacDonald and Janes, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing
1979 0354080490 / 9780354080491
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Very Good+ (see description) Trevor Stubley
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy in a bright Very Good+ dustjacket, in 20+ years of selling books this is the only copy of this title that I have seen, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
150164


Price: 66.43 CDN
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Jack the Conqueror, or Difficulties Overcome ( Aka:  Overcoming Difficulties ), Bowen, Mrs C E
28 Bowen, Mrs C E

Jack the Conqueror, or Difficulties Overcome ( Aka: Overcoming Difficulties )

London, England: London, UK: S W Partridge, no Date (circa 1932), First Printing
1932 
First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Very Good (see description) Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, prize plate dated 1932, a nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
150165


Price: 13.23 CDN
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Hot Rod Doom -by Robert Sidney Bowen, Bowen, R Sidney ( Aka - James Robert Richard )
29 Bowen, R Sidney ( Aka - James Robert Richard )

Hot Rod Doom -by Robert Sidney Bowen

New York, NY / London, England: N.Y. / New York - London, UK: Criterion Books - Abelard Schuman, 1973 , 1st Edition, First Printing
1973 0200000101 / 9780200000109
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good (see description) Uldis Klavins Cover Art
Not Signed
----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket, a bit of sunning to the spine, small nicks at spine tips of dj, ny image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
158603


Price: 25.20 CDN
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Angela Brazil:  Nesta's New School (in a Dustjacket) ( Later Released as Amanda's New School ), Brazil, Angela
30 Brazil, Angela

Angela Brazil: Nesta's New School (in a Dustjacket) ( Later Released as Amanda's New School )

London, England: London, UK: Blackie & Son, No Date ( Circa 1940 ), 1st Edition Thus
1940 
First Edition Thus
Hard Cover
Very Good (see description)

Good (see description) J Dewar Mills
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy with light wear, in an attractive Good only dustjacket with many chips and tears, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, no date but circa 1940 as there is a Wartime Production statement on the copyright page, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
150135


Price: 13.23 CDN
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The Chalet School and the Lintons -by Elinor M Brent-Dyer ( Book 10 in the Series ), Brent-Dyer, Elinor M.
31 Brent-Dyer, Elinor M.

The Chalet School and the Lintons -by Elinor M Brent-Dyer ( Book 10 in the Series )

London, England: London, UK: W & R Chambers, 1952, 1st Edition, Later Printing
1952 
Later printing(s)
Hard Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Fair (see description) Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, about 5w x 7.5h inches, a solid Very Good+ example, a bit of light rubbing to edges and tips, front blank endpaper has been neatly removed, in a chipped and torn FAIR only price clipped dustjacket,, looks quite nice overall especially with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
161110


Price: 30.52 CDN
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The Princess of the Chalet School  -by Elinor M Brent-Dyer ( Book 3 in the Series ), Brent-Dyer, Elinor M.
32 Brent-Dyer, Elinor M.

The Princess of the Chalet School -by Elinor M Brent-Dyer ( Book 3 in the Series )

London, England: London, UK: W & R Armada, 1982, 1st Armada Edition, Later Printing
1982 000690601X / 9780006906018
Later printing(s)
Soft Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Uncredited Cover Art
Not Signed
-----------paperback, a Very Good+ example, a bit of age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
161524


Price: 10.57 CDN
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Freddy and the Baseball Team from Mars:  Freddy the Pig -by Walter R Brooks, Brooks, Walter R.
33 Brooks, Walter R.

Freddy and the Baseball Team from Mars: Freddy the Pig -by Walter R Brooks

Woodstock, New York: Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press, 1999, 1st Overlook Edition, First Printing
1999 0879519428 / 9780879519421
First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good+ (see description) Kurt Wiese
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket with a short closed closed tear and slight crinkle at lower spine tip, ---Mr. Boorschmidt's circus in Centerboro boasted a new attractions ix real Martians, in their original flying saucer the first six Martians ever to be exhibited anywhere. But Mr. Boorschmidt felt the customers were not getting their money's worth. Freddy decided to help by organizing a Martian baseball team. Anyone who can imagine a baseball team consisting of Martians, an elephant, an ostrich, and Mr. Boorschmidt, with Freddy as coach, has a slight idea of what's in store., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
157899


Price: 25.20 CDN
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The Moccasin Goalie -by William Roy Brownridge -a Signed Copy (a Hockey Story ), Brownridge, William ( Bill ) Roy (signed)
34 Brownridge, William ( Bill ) Roy (signed)

The Moccasin Goalie -by William Roy Brownridge -a Signed Copy (a Hockey Story )

Victoria, British Columbia: Victoria, BC: Orca Book Publishers, 1995, 1st Edition, Later Printing
1995 1551430428 / 9781551430423
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see desciption)

Near Fine (see description) William Roy Brownridge
Signed (see description)
---------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, signed without inscription by the author,---"Danny and his friends, Anita, Petou and Marcel, are typical youngsters-hockey mad. Danny's disability means that he can’t wear skates, but his leather moccasins work just fine and earn him the name -Moccasin Danny.- When a town team is formed, the friends are overjoyed, but only Marcel is picked for the team. Will Danny get the chance to prove that even though he can’t wear a pair of skates, he can still play the game?"--- , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
161758


Price: 11.90 CDN
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Rachel and the Soldiers -by J L Burbidge, Illustrations By Melanie Vanderzwet  ( Nativity Story ), Burbidge, J L (Jean )(signed), Illustrations By Melanie Vanderzwet (signed)
35 Burbidge, J L (Jean )(signed), Illustrations By Melanie Vanderzwet (signed)

Rachel and the Soldiers -by J L Burbidge, Illustrations By Melanie Vanderzwet ( Nativity Story )

Canada: Canada: Gunbyfield Publishing, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing
2004 0921078056 / 9780921078050
First Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Melanie Vanderzwet
Signed
----------softcover, about 9w x 7h inches, a near Fine copy, signed by the author and artist, 23 + 1 pages, a story of the Nativity, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
159488


Price: 19.88 CDN
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36 Burgess, Thornton

The Animal World of Thornton Burgess (includes: Flash the Young Deer; peter Rabbit Goes Scouting; Fun at the Queer Trail; Bobby Coon's Surprise; Robber the Rat Loses Out; Reddy Fox Leaves in a Hurry; Bear Scare; Paddy the Beaver's Visitor )( Stories )

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Platt and Munk, 1961, 1st New Edition, Later Printing
1961 
Later Printing of the first Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good (see description)

Good (see description) Harrison Cady
Not Signed
----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, front endpaper missing, in a chipped and torn but generally intact Good price clipped dustjacket, tape marks on jacket flaps, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, colour and b&w illustrations throughout, stories include: Flash the Young Deer; peter Rabbit Goes Scouting; Fun at the Queer Trail; Bobby Coon's Surprise; Robber the Rat Loses Out; Reddy Fox Leaves in a Hurry; Bear Scare; Paddy the Beaver's Visitor, ---this was released in 1942 under the tiltle THORNTON BURGESS ANIMAL STORIES, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
153706


Price: 10.57 CDN
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Li'L Abner Among the Millionaires - Based on the Famous Comic Strip  / Better Little Book # 1401 - Whitman Publishing, Capp, Al / Whitman Publishing Better Little  Book # 1401
37 Capp, Al / Whitman Publishing Better Little Book # 1401

Li'L Abner Among the Millionaires - Based on the Famous Comic Strip / Better Little Book # 1401 - Whitman Publishing

Racine, Wisconsin: Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing / Better Little Book, 1939, 1st Edition, First Printing
1939 
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good (see description)

No Jacket as issued Al Capp
Not Signed
-----------small chunky hardcover, about 3.5 x 4.5 x 1.25 inches, decorated boards and spine, a solid Very Good copy, some light overall wear and rubbing, rubbed corners and edges, a bit of age toning to paper ink name on verso of front board has been blacked out and left some small black smudges on the facing blank endpaper, nice Al Capp colour covers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
158540


Price: 26.53 CDN
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38 Carpenter, J H ( Harold )

Panza: Chestnut Library Series -by J H Carpenter ( Old English Sheepdog / Bob-Tailed Sheep Dog )

London, England: London, UK: Hutchinson edition, No Date ( 1952 ), 1st Printing
1952 
First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+ ( see Description )

Very Good (see description) G W Barrington
Not Signed
-----------hardcover, green cloth, a solid Very Good+ copy, a wee bit of very ligght wear, some foxing to endpapers, ink gift inscription, bookseller's lightly pencilled date of 11/52, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket, a bit of light wear and soiling, overall quite nice, clip on lower corner of front flap but there is a price, nice b&w illustrations by Barrington, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
152938


Price: 13.23 CDN
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TWO VOLUMES: Lewis Carroll: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass & What Alice Found There, Illustrations By John Tenniel ( Slipcased / Boxed Set of 2 Books )(includes: Wasp in a Wig ), Carroll, Lewis ( Charles Lutwidge Dodgson )
39 Carroll, Lewis ( Charles Lutwidge Dodgson )

TWO VOLUMES: Lewis Carroll: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass & What Alice Found There, Illustrations By John Tenniel ( Slipcased / Boxed Set of 2 Books )(includes: Wasp in a Wig )

London, England: London, UK: MacMillan, 1996, 1st UK Edition Thus, First Printing
1996 0333679563 / 9780333679562
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) John Tenniel, with Colouring By Harry Theaker and Diz Wallis
Not Signed
----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, about 7.25 x 9.75 inches, both are Near Fine copies in Near Fine dustjackets, both in uniform format and condition, both look close to new, both are housed in a lightly rubbed Near Fine slipcase which is also bedecked with Tenniel illustrations, cover illustration for W'Land shows Alice talking to the Cheshire Cat, cover for Glass shows Alice talking with Humpty-Dumpty, a lovely set with all colour illustrations, Tenniel's original illos were in b&w but Macmillan issued an edition in 1911 with 16 coloured illustrations with the colouring done by Theaker, Macmillan then commissioned Wallis to colour all the remaining illos, In both instances the artist coloured proofs taken from the original wood blocks so that their colouring remains faithful to Tenniel's original drawings, as well this edition retains the original positioning (as much as possible) of the illustrations as agreed by Tenniel and Carroll from the 1st editions, this edition also contains Christmas Greetings / 'to all child-readers of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland’ which was inserted as a leaflet in the 1871 Christmas issue / Wasp in a Wig which Carroll intended to appear in THROUGH / An Easter Greeting which was omitted from the 1897 edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and NOT a generic photo
157906


Price: 46.48 CDN
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland -by Lewis Carroll, illustrated/illustrations By Michael Hague (inc. Alice, White Rabbit; the Dodo; the Caterpillar; Queen of Hearts; Cheshire Cat; Mad Hatter; Mock Turtle; Gryphon; etc), Carroll, Lewis (aka Charles Dodgson ), Illustrated By Michael Hague
40 Carroll, Lewis (aka Charles Dodgson ), Illustrated By Michael Hague

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland -by Lewis Carroll, illustrated/illustrations By Michael Hague (inc. Alice, White Rabbit; the Dodo; the Caterpillar; Queen of Hearts; Cheshire Cat; Mad Hatter; Mock Turtle; Gryphon; etc)

New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1985, 1st HRH Edition, First Printing
1985 0030020379 / 9780030020377
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Michael Hague
Not Signed
----------hardcover, about 8 x 10.25 inches, a near Fine copy, in a Near Fine dustjacket with a small chip on upper edge of rear panel, no writing in the book, looks new, many lovely colur full page illustrations as well as smaller illos, a lovely edition, also see our listing for Michael hague's Favourite Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales which also has Michael Hague illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
159155


Price: 22.54 CDN
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