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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 Aff... View more info

Image for Brabanders in Canada:  Their Heritage in the Netherlands -Their Experiences in Canada ( Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands / Dutch Immigration / Immigrants  )

Brabanders in Canada: Their Heritage in the Netherlands -Their Experiences in Canada ( Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands / Dutch Immigration / Immigrants )

By: Dortmans, John H

Price: $26.33

Publisher: Burlington Ontario, Burlington, ON: Brabanders in Canada / John H Dortmans / Self Published, 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163055

ISBN: 0969880308

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 8.25w x 10.75h inches, a solid clean Very Good+ example, a bit of rubbing to the boards and edges, a tight square copy, 319 pages, b&w as well as some colour photos, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// 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/// 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 carav... View more info

Image for Mixed Beasts, or, A Miscellany of Rare and Fantastic Creatures, Compiled By Julius Duckworth O'Hare -Illustrated By Wallace Edwards

Mixed Beasts, or, A Miscellany of Rare and Fantastic Creatures, Compiled By Julius Duckworth O'Hare -Illustrated By Wallace Edwards

By: Edwards, Wallace, ( Professor Julius Duckworth O'Hare ), Verses By Kenyon Cox

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Kids Can Press, 2005, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163054

ISBN: 1553377966

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, about 9.25 x 12.25 inches, a Near Fine copy but there is a significant bump on the rear board so a Very Good example overall, in a Good dustjacket with a couple of short tears and small nicks, small tear on the rear panel where the significant bump is ------Prepare to be amazed by a collection of beasts such as the world has never seen. To track down these curious creatures, Professor Julius Duckworth O'Hare, Esq., the roving zoologist, traveled to ... 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: $131.93

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... View more info

Image for Esmeralda Ahoy ---by Elisabeth Fairholme and Pamela Powell

Esmeralda Ahoy ---by Elisabeth Fairholme and Pamela Powell

By: Fairholme, Elisabeth (penname for Elisabeth Devitt ) and Pamela Powell (pseudonym for Pamela Mary Toser )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: Heinemann, 1958, 1st New Edition, First Printing: 1958

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157357

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-------------hardcover, a close to Near Fine copy but there is some age toning to the endpapers as well as the upper edge of the text block so a Very Good+ copy, gift inscription, in a very attractive Good dustkacket with a bit of light rubbing and a few small chips mainly at spine tips, illustrated by Fairholme, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo 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 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 actua... 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 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

Flavius Josephus: Wee Little Books: Bible Stories from the Old Testament --- Story of Moses ---with Story of Gideon ---with Story of David ---with Story of Ruth and Naomi ---with Story of Joseph ---with Story of Daniel -6 Volumes / Books in Original Box

By: Flavius Josephus / Whitman Publishing Company

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Racine, WI: Whitman, 1934, 1st Edition, First Printing (presumed ): 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153371

Condition: Good (see description)


----------6 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), all Good or better with soiled and darkened spines, still look very nice, small tear on fore edge of Moses ( poor Moses ), in the origianl box which is Good only being torn and soiled, these books measure 3" x 3 1/2", some age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Lim of Hong Kong -by Conon Fraser (a Story About Special Squad, CID, Hong Kong Police Force )

Lim of Hong Kong -by Conon Fraser (a Story About Special Squad, CID, Hong Kong Police Force )

By: Fraser, Conon; Foreword By A C Maxwell, CMG, Commissioner of Police Hong Kong 1953 - 1959

Price: $25.01

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Blackie, 1960, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157776

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in an attractive Good to Very Good price clipped dustjacket with some small chips and some short closed tears, super cover art which wraps around onto the spine, Conon Fraser was a television presenter in New Zealand hosting The World Around Us / and produced Pictorial Magazine which was also known as Looking at New Zealand./ and was instrumental in the documentaries The Oyster Men, The Years Back, Children of the Mist, Off The Gr... View more info

Image for Pet of the Met -by Lydia and Don Freeman

Pet of the Met -by Lydia and Don Freeman

By: Freeman, Lydia and Don

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: The Viking Press, 1968, 1st Edition, 6th Printing: 1968

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163413

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hard cover, about 10w x 8.25h inches, a Near Fine example, faint age toning to the cloth boards, in a chipped and torn Fair only dustjacket, lower corner of front flap is clippedas well as the price, 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 Brian Froud's Goblins:  A Pop Up Book ---by Brian Froud ( Popup )

Brian Froud's Goblins: A Pop Up Book ---by Brian Froud ( Popup )

By: Froud, Brian

Price: $36.89

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Sydney, AU: James Fraser publishing, 1983, 1st Australian Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162757

ISBN: 0949493007

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 7.75w x 11.5h inches, a Near Fine copy, all pop ups and pull tabs and wheels work, lots of fun, identical to the US, UK and Canadian editions excluding publisher information, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Guilt and Gingerbread -by Leon Garfield, Illustrated By Fritz Wegner

Guilt and Gingerbread -by Leon Garfield, Illustrated By Fritz Wegner

By: Garfield, Leon

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Viking Kestrel, 1984, 1st Edition , First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158120

ISBN: 0670800120

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 5.5 x 8.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, small black dot on bottom edge of text block, ---"Giorgio is a poor student in search of a fortune. All he has in the world...are his good looks. So one day he sets off on his horse to try to win the hand of a rich and beautiful princess. The Princess Charlotte, he is told, rules with a heart of gold, which would be a treasure beyond compare to gain. On his way, Gio... View more info

Image for The Girl's Own Paper Annual, Volume XXIV ( 24 ), October 4, 1902 - September 1903 (with Girls Own Annual Bookmark for Vol. XXV [ 25 ] ) ( Girls )

The Girl's Own Paper Annual, Volume XXIV ( 24 ), October 4, 1902 - September 1903 (with Girls Own Annual Bookmark for Vol. XXV [ 25 ] ) ( Girls )

By: Girl's Own Paper Annual, Volume xxiv ( 24 ) (inc. E Nesbit; Evelyn Everett-Green; HM the Queen of Roumania; Gordon Stables; Margaret E Stangster; Ella Wheeler Wilcox; Nora Chesson; Helen Marion Burnside; Sarah Doudney; Sara Erwin; Gertrude Page; et al

Price: $59.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: The Girl's Own Paper Annual, Vol. XXIV 1902 / 1903, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157370

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, overseas shipping (anything outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional postage, about 8.5 x 11 inches, red cloth with decoration to front board and spine, some rubbing and wear, tip wear, hinges are intact but a bit shaken and loose, 832 pages, b&w illustrations and photos, laid into this copy is a bookmark for the following years' annual, about 3 x 9.75 inches, one sheet folded to make 4 pages,a Very Good example with a small chip at lo... View more info

The Mousewife -by Rumer Godden

By: Godden, Rumer, Illustrated By William Pene Du Bois

Price: $10.49

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: MacMillan, 1965, 1st edition, Later Printing: 1965

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149766

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Good price clipped dustjacket, some short closed tears and very shallow chipping but an attractive jacket that is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, ---"Day in and day out the dutiful mousewife works alongside her mousehusband in the house of Miss Barbara Wilkinson. It is a nice house and the mousewife is for the most part happy collecting crumbs and preparing a nest for her future mouse-babies—yet she yearns for someth... View more info