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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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