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Image for Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan Annual, 1968.

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan Annual, 1968.

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Manchester, UK., World Distributors Limited: 1968

Seller ID: 14421

Condition: Very Good


4to - 26 x 20 cm.; 93 pp. Illustrated end papers. Glossy pictorial boards. 11 stories, 2 'strip' stories, 4 features and 2 games/puzzles. Board corners and spine crown/heel are bumped with minor wear. Interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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In Perilous Days, A Tale of the French Revolution.

By: Bearne, Mrs. Catherine

Price: $14.40

Publisher: London, Sheldon Press.:

Seller ID: 19299

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 158, 16 pp. Four illustrations being "reproductions of old pictures". Last 16 pages is publisher's list of children's books done by Sheldon Press and the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Bearne was the author of a number of historical novels for children. No publishing date but a prize plate on front free endpaper is dated 1928. Grey cloth-covered boards with illustrated front and spine. Light soiling on covers, minor edgewear, lig... View more info

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Chester

By: Bracker, Charles E.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York, Verita Press.: 1939

Seller ID: 24567

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


4to - 25 x 19.5 cm.; Unpaginated. A children's picture book about dogs and cats. Illustrated paper-covered boards, pictorial endpapers. Book has wear on corners and top and bottom of spine, small hole (approx. .3 cm) in spine join of front board, a bit of soiling, otherwise, interior is clean and binding sturdy. Dust jacket has a small amount of soiling, chipping and closed tears along edges. View more info

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The New House Captain

By: Bruce, Dorita Fairlie

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Spring Books.:

Seller ID: 25936

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


16mo - 16.5 x 12 cm.; 262 pp. Fanfare Series. First book in the Springdale series by British childrens' author, Dorita Bruce (1885-1970), who was a pioneer in the creation of book series that followed a group of girls through school and into adult life. Full-colour frontis illustration, several full-page b/w illustrations. No copyright date nor illustrator attribution. Red cloth-covered boards with black spine lettering, red text block head. Bit of a stain on text block ... View more info

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The Baitchopper.

By: Cameron, Silver Donald.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada., James Lorimer & Company.: 1982

Seller ID: 30225

ISBN: 0888625995

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 167 pp. Part of The Adventure in Canada series. A fishing tale with a 13 year old hero. Author is a journalist and playwright concerned with social justice, nature and environmental issues. Dark blue boards with gilt spine lettering. Library markings consist of tape stains on boards and verso of front free endpaper, notation and remnants of card pocket on front free endpaper, name stamp on back endpaper; bit of soiling on text block edges, otherwi... View more info

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Prairie Heroes

By: Castelle, Constance

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Religious Tract Society.:

Seller ID: 26741

Condition: Fair


16mo - 15 x 10 cm.; 48 pp. Part of The Little Ones' Library. A story of the British Empire, in this case, the Rose-croft Ranch near Glenton, some place in the Canadian prairies. Illustrated with full-page b/w drawings. No copyright date, inscription in front of book dated 1931. Pictorial paper-covered boards are quite worn, soiled and somewhat warped; text block soiled, some foxing; former owner's inscription on front free endpaper; binding sturdy. View more info

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The Young Folks' Historical Tales

By: Chambers, William and Robert

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Worthington Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 25354

Condition: Good


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; Pagination in two sections of 180 pages each. Franklin Edition. Title page declares this to be an illustrated edition, however, there are no illustrations. The Chambers brothers were nineteenth century Scottish publishers, among other things. Decorated front cover and spine, green endpapers. Cover rubbed, soiled, edgewear, bumped corners, some amateurish repair work done on front endpapers as it opens too tightly; text has small amount of soiling, bin... View more info

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Bimbo, Le Petit Lion.

By: Chardonnet, Janine.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions G. P. ; Departement Des Presse De La Cite: 1970

Seller ID: 2159

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


12mo - 17.5 x 12 cm.; 187 pp. The text is in French. Pictorial papered covers. Corners are mildly bumped and the covers are soiled. This is # 272 of the Rouge et Or Dauphine series. (#172 from the back of page 187) . The illustrations are both colour and black and white. View more info

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Francois le Bossu

By: Comtesse de Segur

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Paris, Societe Nouvelle des Editions / Bibliotheque Rouge et Or.: 1967

Seller ID: 25114

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 17.5 x 12 cm.; 187 pp. Text is in French. No. 206. A children's edition of this play with full-colour illustrations. Pictorial paper-covere d boards, pictorial endpapers. Light edgewear, small split in top of spine, slightly bowed front cover, former owner's name on front endpaper; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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Bagthorpes Haunted.

By: Cresswell, Helen.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: London, UK., Faber and Faber: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14155

ISBN: 0571135854

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 207 pp. First edition. Sixth part of the Bagthorpe Saga. Dark blue paper-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Bit of soiling on text block edges, one dog-ear. Dust jacket has some rubbing, lightly sunned on spine, mild edgewear. View more info

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High and Low; or, Help Each Other

By: Dammast, Jeanie Selina

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Sunday School Union.:

Seller ID: 25423

Condition: Good


16mo - 16.5 x 11 cm.; 113, (7) pp. "To Which is Added the Story of Our Little Drum-Major". Sixth thousand. No copyright date, inscription on a blank preliminary is dated 1874. Red cloth-covered boards with black and gilt lettering and design on spine and front board, frontis illustration with tissue protector, additional illustrations throughout book, list of Illustrated Works published by the Sunday School Union. Boards are soiled and rubbed, in some spots throu... View more info

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My First Book of Rhymes.

By: Fletcher, Helen Jill. (Rie Cramer).

Price: $6.30

Publisher: London, UK., Ramboro Books: 1983

Seller ID: 5653

ISBN: 0862880696

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


4to - 26.5 x 19.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 44 pages including the free end papers. Pictorial paper covered boards. A series of original poems by Fletcher profusely illustrated by Cramer. Some very minor shelf wear to the externals, else fine. View more info

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Maple Sugar for Windy Foot.

By: Frost, Frances.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., McGraw-Hill Book Company.: 1950

Seller ID: 30005

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; 184 pp. Thirteenth printing. A story about the joy of tapping out for maple sap in the New England Spring. Frost (1905-1959) was an American poet and novelist, especially for children. Library markings consist of attachment on back page, library name stampings, and a spine sticker on the dust jacket. Cloth-covered boards, glue staining on front and back endpapers, pencil marks on text block fore-edge; otherwise, pages are clean and binding sturdy. Dust... View more info

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The Sound of the Gora.

By: Harries, Ann.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, UK., Heinemann.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24659

ISBN: 434942367

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 13 cm.; 143 - [2] pp. Blue cloth with silver gilt lettering on the spine. First edition as per the copyright page. The dust jacket is clipped on the lower front flap corner with a Heinemann Groups price sticker of £4.50 on the slant. Publisher's complimentary review plate fastened to the front free end paper. Both the book and the jacket only very slight shelf wear to the tail edges and the dust jacket is scuffed and that is best seen in reflected light. View more info

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Roams-the-World, A Boy Minstrel in the Land of the Cathars

By: Hennege, Jean

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vic-en-Bigorre, France, MSM.: 1993

Seller ID: 25746

ISBN: 2907899899

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 29 x 22 cm.; Unpaginated (25 pp.). Translated from the French by Simon Pleasance. A richly illustrated children's book about the life of a minstrel in medieval France told from the point of view of Tarabadour, a donkey. Though the focus is on the boy's life and wanderings, the history of the area is in the background - Raymond of Miraval, the Cathars, Foulque of Marseilles, Carcassonne, Cistercians, Fontfroide, Occitania. Mapped endpapers. A clean, sturdy copy. View more info

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The Iron Stallions.

By: Hennessy, Max. (aka John Harris).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Atheneum.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2825

ISBN: 0689112459

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 247 pp. Pumpkin coloured paper on boards with brown cloth on spine and gilt lettering on same. Stated first American edition. Tail edges of boards show minor wear. DJ (unclipped and in Brodart) has a 1/2" closed tear on tail edge that has been tape repaired on backside. Hennessy is the pseudonym of John Harris. Jacket painting by John Green. This is volume #3 in Hennessy's trilogy about the British Cavalry. View more info

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He Sailed with Blackbeard, A Story for Boys and Girls

By: Knight, Frank. (Captain).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom., Macmillan & Co. Ltd.: 1958

Seller ID: 25521

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; vi - 278 pp. An historical novel for middle readers full of pirates, privateers, smuggling and kidnapping. Captain Knight was a real man of the sea and wrote numerable adventures about sailing. He has a brief author's note that details for his readers the historical facts behind his tale, including further reading suggestions. Burnt orange coth-covered boards with red lettering and decoration on the spine and front board. Light soiling and foxing on te... View more info

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Jane Runs Away From School.

By: Lloyd, Joanna.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK., Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 14615

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 254 pp. A children's story for ages 9 and up. No publication date but was first published in 1946, a later reprint from the 1950's. Lightly sunned spine, former owner's name and some glitter on verso of frontis illustration; a good reading copy of this story. View more info

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Arabella, the Pirate's Daughter.

By: Pervik, Aino.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Tallinn Perioodika: 1985

Seller ID: 4483

Condition: Good


8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; 189 pp. Blue papered pictorial boards with a black cloth spine as issued. Translated from Estonian by Ellen Sillamagi. An exciting adventure story about pirates for children. Many full page black and white illustrations and smaller inset drawings. The bottom fore corners of the boards are bumped and worn and the papered boards are scuffed. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Kay-Kay Comes Home.

By: Samstag, Nicholas.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Ivan Obolensky, Inc.: 1962

Seller ID: 30004

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 47 pp. An Astor Book, stated First Printing. An old Russian tale retold by author. Samstag (1904-1968) was a published poet who spent most of his life working for Time magazine in advertizing. This, his only children's book, was selected by the New York Times as one of the best illustrated children's books for 1952. The illustrator, Shahn (1898-1969), was a Lithuanian American artist known for his left wing politics and works of social realism. Paper-c... View more info