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Image for 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)

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)

By: Bell, Anthea / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Facsimile of the J F Schreiber 1884 Edition

Price: $19.73

Publisher: 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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159106

ISBN: 0870992033

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 View more info

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

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

By: Berton, Pierre (signed)

Price: $52.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, On: Doubleday Canada, 2002, 1st Doubleday Edition, First Printing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 157728

ISBN: 0385659113

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 View more info

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

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

By: Blake, Norman

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Blackie edition, No Date (about 1938 ), 1st Printing: 1938

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150155

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------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 View more info

Image for 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 )

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 )

By: Blyton, Enid (aka Mary Pollock )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder Headline, 2004, 1st Edition thus, 2nd Printing: 2004

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155460

ISBN: 0340893648

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 Jac... View more info

Image for 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 )

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 )

By: Blyton, Enid (aka Mary Pollock )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: 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

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160236

ISBN: 0340988525

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, any image directly beside this li... View more info

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

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

By: Boshell, Gordon

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK; MacDonald and Janes, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150164

ISBN: 0354080490

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------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 View more info

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

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

By: Bowen, Mrs C E

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: S W Partridge, no Date (circa 1932), First Printing: 1932

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150165

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------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 ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Hot Rod Doom -by Robert Sidney Bowen

Hot Rod Doom -by Robert Sidney Bowen

By: Bowen, R Sidney ( Aka - James Robert Richard )

Price: $25.01

Publisher: New York, NY / London, England, N.Y. / New York - London, UK: Criterion Books - Abelard Schuman, 1973 , 1st Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158603

ISBN: 0200000101

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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 View more info

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

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

By: Brent-Dyer, Elinor M.

Price: $30.29

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: W & R Chambers, 1952, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1952

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161110

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------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 View more info

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

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

By: Brooks, Walter R.

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press, 1999, 1st Overlook Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157899

ISBN: 0879519428

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------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 ... View more info

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

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

By: Brownridge, William ( Bill ) Roy (signed)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Victoria, BC: Orca Book Publishers, 1995, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 161758

ISBN: 1551430428

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


---------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 list... View more info

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

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

By: Burbidge, J L (Jean )(signed), Illustrations By Melanie Vanderzwet (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Gunbyfield Publishing, 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159488

ISBN: 0921078056

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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 View more info

Image for 11 VOLUMES:  Adventures of Paddy Beaver; Poor Mrs Quack; Sammy Jay; Danny Meadow Mouse; Jimmy Skunk; Buster Bear; Chatterer Red Squirrel; Jerry Muskrat; Reddy Fox; Ol' Mistah Buzzard; Prickly Porky  ( Eleven Books )

11 VOLUMES: Adventures of Paddy Beaver; Poor Mrs Quack; Sammy Jay; Danny Meadow Mouse; Jimmy Skunk; Buster Bear; Chatterer Red Squirrel; Jerry Muskrat; Reddy Fox; Ol' Mistah Buzzard; Prickly Porky ( Eleven Books )

By: Burgess, Thornton W., Illustrations By Harrison Cady

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON / Boston, MA: Little Brown, various Dates (all Circa 1964 ), 1st Thus, all Reprint Editions: 1964

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162122

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------11 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, hardcovers, about 4.5w x 7h inches, all Very Good except SAMMY which has a short tear at the lower spine tip, overall quite nice copies with some small nicks and rubbing, all but two of the books have had an ink name of gift inscription written in, all in the same format with glossy decorated boards with colour Cady covers and b&w illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Strangers on Forlorn -by Paul Capon

Strangers on Forlorn -by Paul Capon

By: Capon, Paul

Price: $85.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: George G Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1969, 1st edition, First Printing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163276

ISBN: 0245597697

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good to Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, a couple of small nicks, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE /// View more info

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

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

By: Capp, Al / Whitman Publishing Better Little Book # 1401

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing / Better Little Book, 1939, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158540

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------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 View more info

Image for 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)

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)

By: Carroll, Lewis (aka Charles Dodgson ), Illustrated By Michael Hague

Price: $22.37

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1985, 1st HRH Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159155

ISBN: 0030020379

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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 ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for In Powder and Crinoline:  Old Fairy Tales, Illustrated By Kay Nielsen (includes:  The twelve Dancing Princesses; Rosanie, or The Inconstant Prince; Minon-Minette; The Man Who Never Laughed; Felicia, or The Pot of Pinks; The Czarina's Violet )

In Powder and Crinoline: Old Fairy Tales, Illustrated By Kay Nielsen (includes: The twelve Dancing Princesses; Rosanie, or The Inconstant Prince; Minon-Minette; The Man Who Never Laughed; Felicia, or The Pot of Pinks; The Czarina's Violet )

By: Carter, Anne (introduction /retelling Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch stories), Illustrated By Kay Nielsen

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: Hodder And Stoughton ( H&S ) / Gallery Five, 1979, 1st Edition Thus, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164380

ISBN: 034022763X

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine example in a lightly rubbed Very Good price clipped dustjacket, some short closed tears and small nicks, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, colour illustrations and b&w chapter headings by KN, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE /// View more info

Image for Silver Everything and Many Mansions -by Winifred Cawley, Illustrated by William Stobbs (includes a Glossary )(set in Tyneside in the 1920's )

Silver Everything and Many Mansions -by Winifred Cawley, Illustrated by William Stobbs (includes a Glossary )(set in Tyneside in the 1920's )

By: Cawley, Winifred, Illustrated By William Stobbs

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Oxford, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156813

ISBN: 0192713892

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 179 pages, contains two semi-autobiographical stories plus a glossary, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Two in Form Four ---by Christine Chaundler ( 2 / 4 )

By: Chaundler, Christine

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Cassell, 1931, 1st edition, First Printing: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150167

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Good copy in a Fair only dustjacket, foxing and browning to pages, gift inscription dated 1931 on front blank endpaper, in a chipped and torn dustjacket, loss on both panels and spine, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, old sticker glue on front panel of jacket, a solid, tight, square copy, scarce in jacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Velvet Paws and Shiny Eyes:  Adventures of a Little Canadian Boy in Nature's Wonderland -Among Furry Friends and Feathery -by Carol Cassidy Cole

Velvet Paws and Shiny Eyes: Adventures of a Little Canadian Boy in Nature's Wonderland -Among Furry Friends and Feathery -by Carol Cassidy Cole

By: Cole, Carol Cassidy

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON.: Musson Book Company, 1943, 1st Canadian Edition, First Printing: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155709

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid very Good copy, light edge wear, nice bright colour pictorial paste-down on front board, in a chipped and torn but generally intact dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info