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Image for The Cruise of the Gull-Flight -by Sidney Corbett --a Signed Copy

The Cruise of the Gull-Flight -by Sidney Corbett --a Signed Copy

By: Corbett, Sidney (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Longmans Green, 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 162170

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, light wear, former owners stamp on first blank, small ink square on front endpaper, no dustjacket, signed by Corbett, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED/// View more info

Image for ABROAD:  A Victorian Excursion to the Continent - Thomas Crane  and Ellen Houghton

ABROAD: A Victorian Excursion to the Continent - Thomas Crane and Ellen Houghton

By: Crane, Thomas and Ellen Houghton

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Bracken Books, 1985, 1st Edition Thus, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159183

ISBN: 0946495378

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ lightly rubbed dustjacket, colour illustrations reminiscent of Randolph Caldecott, a voyage from London to Boulogne, Rouen, Caen, Paris, Calais, Dover and hto home, lovely illustrations accompanied by poetryl, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Signposters -by Helen Cresswell --a signed Copy ( Sign Posters )

By: Cresswell, Helen (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Faber and Faber, 1968, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 150169

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, in a Very Good dustjacket with a piece of tape along both flap folds inner edges, signed by Cresswell on the title page, the flaps of the dj were taped to the veros of the boards, the tape remains along the flap edges, the tape on the verso of the boards was removed resulting in a very faint pull to the fixed endpapers, a nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Just William's Codes ---with Puzzles ---with Plays ---featuring Richmal Crompton's Just William and the Outlaws ---3 Volumes - Outlaws Club Books ( Richmal Crompton related)

By: Crompton, Richmal (related)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: MacMillan Children's Books, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing for All: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150117

ISBN: 0333620623

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), small paperbacks (about 4 x 6 inches)m all are Very Good+ or better, all in uniform format, none of the puzzles have been done, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Mystery Pony ---by Primrose Cumming

By: Cumming, Primrose

Price: $23.69

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Criterion books, 1957, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150170

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Very Good copy, no dustjacket, light wear, by the author of SILVER SNAFFLES, browning to the gutters at front and rear endpapers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Huron Carol ---by Father Jean De Brebeuf ---illustrations / Illustrated By Frances Tyrrell  ( aka The Huron Christmas Carol )

The Huron Carol ---by Father Jean De Brebeuf ---illustrations / Illustrated By Frances Tyrrell ( aka The Huron Christmas Carol )

By: De Brebeuf, Father Jean with Illustrations By Frances Tyrrell ( English Translation By J E Middleton )

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164305

ISBN: 0886192803

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


------------hardcover, about 8.75w x 11.25h inches, a Near Fine example in a visually Near Fine dustjacket but there are a couple of short closed tears so a Very Good+ dustjacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, former owner's bookplate on front endpaper, ---"Originally written in the early 1600s and in the native language of the Huron, this celebration of the age-old Christmas carol features lyrics in Huron, French, and English and a musical arrangement."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED ... View more info

Image for Le Petit Prince, Avec des Aquarelles De L'auteur -par Antoine De Saint-Exupery (avec Un Bonus DVD Lu Par  Gerard Philipe )( French Edition En Étui )

Le Petit Prince, Avec des Aquarelles De L'auteur -par Antoine De Saint-Exupery (avec Un Bonus DVD Lu Par Gerard Philipe )( French Edition En √Čtui )

By: de Saint-Exupery, Antoine; (avec Un Bonus Video, lu par Gerard Philipe )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England, Paris, France: Gallimard, 2013, 1st Edition Thus: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164459

Condition: Fine (see description)


------------softcover in slipcase with bonus DVD, a Fine unread example of this enduring classic, includes the author's illustrations, the DVD is 40 minutes long, book and DVD are en francais (in French ), 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 Flowers of Delight from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, An Agreeable Garland of Prose & Poetry for the Instruction & Amusement of Lttle Masters & Misses & Their Distinguished Parents 750 Woodcuts & Engravings 125 in Colour ( 1765 - 1830)

Flowers of Delight from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, An Agreeable Garland of Prose & Poetry for the Instruction & Amusement of Lttle Masters & Misses & Their Distinguished Parents 750 Woodcuts & Engravings 125 in Colour ( 1765 - 1830)

By: De Vries, Leonard / The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1965, 1st edition, First Printing: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159182

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 7.75 x 10.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a very lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 232 pages, absolutely packed with b&w and colour illustrations taken from 18th and 19th century children's books, sections include: Children in the Woods; Stories of Instruction and Delight; Filial Duty; Little Rhymes for Little Folks; Early Seeds to Produce Spring Apples; The daisy (all about young girls); The Book of Games; Dame Truelove's tales; Filial Affection; The waggon Load of Money; Rural Scenes or a Peep into the Country; The Affectioante Parent's Gift and the Good Child'... View more info

Image for Jack the Giant Killer - Illustrated and Retold By Richard Doyle / Everyman's Library Children's Classics Series

Jack the Giant Killer - Illustrated and Retold By Richard Doyle / Everyman's Library Children's Classics Series

By: Doyle, Richard ( Dicky ) / Everyman's Library Children's Classics Series

Price: $11.81

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Alfred A Knopf / Everyman's Library Children's Classics Series, 1999, 1st Edition Thus, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156911

ISBN: 0375410708

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy in blue cloth with gilt lettering, colour paste-down on front board, a feww small marks to cloth and a bit of very light rubbing, ribbon marker as issued, nice edition with colour illustrations on nearly every page, E H Shepard illustrated endpapers, 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 The Lorax Pop Up -by Dr Seuss ( Popups Include:  Street of the Lifted Lorax; Truffula Trees; Brown Bar-ba-Loots; Thneeds Factory; Super-Axe-Hacker; Humming Fish; etc)

The Lorax Pop Up -by Dr Seuss ( Popups Include: Street of the Lifted Lorax; Truffula Trees; Brown Bar-ba-Loots; Thneeds Factory; Super-Axe-Hacker; Humming Fish; etc)

By: Dr Seuss / Ted Geisel ( Theodore ); Pop-ups by David Carter

Price: $65.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Dr seuss Enterprises / Robin Corey Books, 2012, 1st edition, First Printing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163993

ISBN: 0375860355

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine / Fine example, one unobtrusive crease on one pop-up, quite small and not very noticeable, all else is in fine working order, contains the complete story plus large and small pop-ups, doors, pull tabs, etc, ---Dr. Seuss's well-known and well-loved The Lorax is as timely now as it was when it was first published in 1971 -perhaps even more so. This bestselling ecological warning is now available in an elaborate pop-up book, published in conjunction with the release of The Lorax feature film on March 2, 2012 -Ted Geisel's birthday. ---David Carter has transforme... View more info

Image for No Mistaking Corker  ---by Monica Edwards (The First Punchbowl Farm Book )

No Mistaking Corker ---by Monica Edwards (The First Punchbowl Farm Book )

By: Edwards, Monica

Price: $30.29

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Collins, 1948, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1948

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161111

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5.25w x 7.75h inches, a solid Good to very Good example, spine of the book is somewhat faded although the spine of the jacket is not, ink name, store stamp from an Australian bookshop ( Allan's of Adelaide ), a bit of foxing to endpapers, in an attractive Good price clipped dustjacket with some chips and tears, ---from the front flap: Which of the brown carthorse mares was really Corker, is the mystery that runs through this story of a caravan journey to the sea. Lindsey keeps the log of of the family's wandering, and it is good to read because it is about such re... View more info

Image for General John:  A Story for Boy Scouts and Others -by Evelyn Everett-Green ( in a Dustjacket )

General John: A Story for Boy Scouts and Others -by Evelyn Everett-Green ( in a Dustjacket )

By: Everett-Green, Evelyn (AKA: cecil Adair; Evelyn Dare; E Ward; H F E )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: S W Partridge edition, no Date (circa 1934), 1st Printing: 1934

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150173

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in an attractive Good dustjacket, piece missing from spine of jacket with some fading to the cloth of the spine resulting, prize plate dated 1934, a nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Stories By Juliana Horatia Ewing, Illustrated - Edna Cooke ( Jackanapes; Mary's Meadow; So-So; Very Ill-Tempered Family; Lob Lie-by-the-Fire; Peace Egg; Daddy Darwin's Dovecote; Dandelion Clocks; Old Father Christmas; Kyrkegrim Turned Preacher Short Life)

Stories By Juliana Horatia Ewing, Illustrated - Edna Cooke ( Jackanapes; Mary's Meadow; So-So; Very Ill-Tempered Family; Lob Lie-by-the-Fire; Peace Egg; Daddy Darwin's Dovecote; Dandelion Clocks; Old Father Christmas; Kyrkegrim Turned Preacher Short Life)

By: Ewing, Juliana Horatia ( Illustrated By Edna Cooke )

Price: $98.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Dial Press, 1935, 1st Dial Edition (?), First Printing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156167

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover in the original box issued with the book, book is about 7.25 x 9.25 inches, a lovely Near Fine copy, very dark blue cloth which might actually be black as it is very dark, gilt lettering, colour paste-down on the front board reproduces the jacket art, this book was issued with the upper edge of the text block in yellow ---that yellow upper edge is still as bright and clean as the first day of issue, a very faint bit of browning to the front and rear blank endpapers from the dustjacket flap, a very slight erasure mark on front blank endpaper, no writing in the book, tight ... View more info

Image for Mandrake the Magician and the Midnight Monster - Based on the Famous Newspaper Strip / Better Little Book # 1431 - Whitman Publishing

Mandrake the Magician and the Midnight Monster - Based on the Famous Newspaper Strip / Better Little Book # 1431 - Whitman Publishing

By: Falk, Lee and Phil Davis / Whitman Publishing Better Little Book # 1431

Price: $19.73

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158539

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------small chunky hardcover, about 3.5 x 4.5 x 1.25 inches, decorated boards and spine, a solid Good copy, some overall wear and rubbing, rubbed corners and edges, short tear at lower spine tip, front blank endpaper is missing, a bit of age toning to paper. nice Phil Davis colour covers, 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 Before Beaumont Hamel: The Royal Newfoundland Regiment 1775 - 1815 ( Regimental History )

Before Beaumont Hamel: The Royal Newfoundland Regiment 1775 - 1815 ( Regimental History )

By: Fardy, B D ( Bernard )

Price: $25.01

Publisher: St John's, Newfoundland, St. John's, NL.: Creative Book Publishing, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158628

ISBN: 1895387582

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, a Near Fine copy, feels unread, 203 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Mitchell Family Series:  The Gift Wrapped Pony; The Calf on Shale Hill; Eight Days at Guara; Shadow Summer -BOOKS 1, 2, 3 and 4 -FOUR VOLUMES -by Anne Farrell

The Mitchell Family Series: The Gift Wrapped Pony; The Calf on Shale Hill; Eight Days at Guara; Shadow Summer -BOOKS 1, 2, 3 and 4 -FOUR VOLUMES -by Anne Farrell

By: Farrell, Anne

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Australia, Australia: Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), 1974, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1st Edition, First and 2nd Printings: 1974

Edition: First Edition, First & Later Printings

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153976

ISBN: 0340193212

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, all are Very Good+, gift inscription in one volume, some slightly bumped corners, bump on bottom edge of one board of CALF, all in Very Good or better dustjackets except PONY which is a Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, all are 1st printings except PONY which is a 2nd printing, all in uniform size, the complete series, have mylar protectors on the jackets, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

His First Kangaroo An Australian Story For Boys

By: Ferres, Arthur (penname for John William Kevin )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Blackie and Son, No Date (circa 1900 ), 1st Edition (?), First Printing: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151039

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light wear and rubbing, ink name, a bit of age toning to paper, no dustjacket as issued, colour frontispiece as well as 3 b&w plates, nice copy with illustration on front board and spine, 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 Christmas Tales and Christmas Verse -by Eugene Field, Illustrated - Illustrations By Florence Storer (inc. Hymn; Mouse and the Moonbeam; Chrystmasse of Olde; Bethlehem-Town; Star of the East; Three Kings of Cologne; Joel's Talk with Santa Claus; etc)

Christmas Tales and Christmas Verse -by Eugene Field, Illustrated - Illustrations By Florence Storer (inc. Hymn; Mouse and the Moonbeam; Chrystmasse of Olde; Bethlehem-Town; Star of the East; Three Kings of Cologne; Joel's Talk with Santa Claus; etc)

By: Field, Eugene; Illustrated - Illustrations By Florence Storer

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Charles Scribner's / Scribners / Scribner, 1912, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164524

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover. green cloth with gilt lettering and angel/chreub design, overall a solid Very Good example, light wear and rubbing, a bit of fading to the spine, small contemporary bookplate, all plates are present although one is loose, a bit of foxing, no dustjacket, 8 lovely colour plates, 6 b&w plates, as well there are b&w vignettes throughout as chapter headings as well as smaller b&w 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 Elsie's Children  ( Elsie Dinsmore series)

Elsie's Children ( Elsie Dinsmore series)

By: Finley, Martha ( Farquharson ), Illustrated by Peacock

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: George Routledge, No Date, (ca. 1932 ), Presumed 1st Printing: 1932

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155710

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, red cloth, a solid Very Good copy, light wear, front blank endpaper has been removed, age toning to endpapers, in a chipped and torn Good dustjacket with a bit of loss at spine tips, some light wear and tear but overall an attractive copy in the scarce dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

In The Beginning: The Art of Genesis -a Bible Pop-Up Book (popups include: The Creation; Adam and Eve; Noah's Ark; Tower of Babel; Jacob's Dream of a Ladder to Heaven (with stained glass windows ); Joseph in Egypt )

By: Fischer, Chuck ( Pop-Up Book for the Book of Genesis )

Price: $26.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Little, Brown, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164615

ISBN: 0316118427

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 9.25 x 10.75 inches, a Near Fine copy, essentially pretty much as new, all pop-ups are intact with one having a small tape repair, super pop-ups with lots of smaller booklets and info added to the pop-ups, as well there are full page with additional info hidden beneath one of the pop-ups (hidden page slides out ), a spectacular example of paper engineering, the TOWER of BABEL popup is about 16 inches or more high when fully extended !!, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info