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New Songs and Games.

By: Crowninshield, Ethel.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts., Boston Music Company.: 1941

Seller ID: 31984

Condition: Good+


4to - 27 x 21 cm.; 61 pp. Crowninshield was an American children's song writer from early to mid twentieth century. This collection of seventy-seven songs is a companion to her The Sing and Play Book. Paper-covered boards with cloth spine. Some edgewear and soiling on boards as well as the name of a former owner on the front board, some dog-earred pages and the occasional margin mark; binding sturdy. View more info

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Hoppitty and Other Stories

By: Cryer, Gladys Caroline.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Huddersfield, UK, The Advertiser Press Limited.:

Seller ID: 27447

Condition: Very Good


4to - 25 x 19 cm.; 40 pp. No publication date but know to be either 1960 or 1961. A collection of stories for young children, "Hoppity", "Peter's Secret", "A Visit to Santa", and "Brave Mary". Stiff card covers with cloth tape on the spine as issued. Stcked scar on the head margin of the front cover; light edgewear and minor soiling on the covers, otherwise clean with a tight binding. View more info

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Folk Tales of France.

By: Curren, Polly.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana., Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10378

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 126 pp. Pictorial cloth covers with the same art work as on the dust jacket. Fourteen folk tales in this collection. One of the eight "Folk Tales of . . . " books that Bobbs-Merrill did. Editorial consultant was Jeanne Chall. The book appears unread with the jacket showing minor scuffing and edge wear. View more info

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Along Janet's Road.

By: Dalgliesh, Alice.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2885

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 14 cm.; 208 pp. A sequel to the author's previous novel "The Silver Pencil" about Janet Laidlaw. In this story she becomes a book editor. Written for teens and young adults. The boards are brown with gilt decoration and lettering; lettering on spine somewhat faded; very light wear on edges. Pictorial endpapers, slightly soiled, with an owner's signature in pencil on the front free end paper and some pencil notation on the back end paper. The dust jacket has a closd tear in the lower front panel. mild wear to the edges and the spine is a tad darkened (sunned). View more info

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Concert Items for Scouts and Cubs.

By: Davis, H. L.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland., Brown, Son & Ferguson.: 1958

Seller ID: 26794

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; viii - 103 - (1) pp. Beige and burgundy illustrated wraps. First published in 1928, this is the 1958 reprint. A guide for the organising of a scout or cub concert and from the author's foreword: "I have endeavoured to place at the disposal of scouters (and incidentally officers of other juvenile organisations) a book of varied outlook at the same time dealing with allegory, legend, etc., down to farce. I have endeavoured to bear in mind the question of a boy's vocabulary. The book has been subdivided into various headings and many of the items are suitable for either ... View more info

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Little Songs with Rhythmic Movement.

By: Day, Jennifer.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, UK., W. Paxton & Co.: 1949

Seller ID: 31982

Condition: Very Good


4to - 28 x 22 cm.; 13 pp. Saddle-stapled binding. Collection of 12 songs and activity suggestions for very young children. Former owner's name on front cover, minor edgewear. View more info

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Merry-All-The-Time.

By: Easton, Grace M.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: Kilmarnock, Scotland, John Ritchie Ltd. Publishers Of Christian Literature:

Seller ID: 8822

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; 128 pp. Mustard yellow cloth on boards with black lettering on spine and front. No date given. From the title page: "The True Story of a Merry Little Girl - Her Sunshine, Her Shadows, and the Secret of the Source of True Joy". Easton was a retired missioner from the China Inland Mission. Minor red ink marks/doodle s on pages 31 and 51. Previous owner's name, a youg'un, on the half title page. Bookseller's (Singapore based) sticker on front paste down. View more info

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The New High Road of Song 5, Fifth Year Songs.

By: Fenwick, G. Roy; Hollis Dann; Robert Foresman.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., W. J. Gage and Company.:

Seller ID: 30632

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 15 cm.; 144 pp. No date of publication present. An elementary school song book developed in the late 1950s by Fenwick and collaborators. Fenwick (1889-1970) was a well known Canadian music educator and broadcaster. School stamp on front endpaper, corner of some pages bent a bit, otherwise, a clean, sturdy volume. View more info

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Wild Flowers To Know . . .

By: Friesner, Gladys M. and Marion J. Hill.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Buffalo, New York., Kenworthy Educational Service: 1968

Seller ID: 15957

Condition: Very Good


4to - 27 x 21 cm.; 128 pp. A Kenworth Activity book # B-3008. From the cover: "Description and authentic line drawings of forty wild flowers of spring, summer and early autumn." Each description / drawing concludes with a fill-in-the-blank type of activity. The book conludes with two poems by Friesner. The interior is clean with a solid binding. The covers show some mild edge wear and soiling. Previous owner's bookplate on the inside of the front cover. View more info

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Partnership with God - or - Little Margaret and Her Three Little Boxes.

By: Geggie, Della Cole.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota., Privately published.: 1904

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25574

Condition: Good


12mo - 17.5 x 12.5 cm.; 30 - (2) pp.Stiff white card stock covers with a 1/2 cm yap on all open edges, black lettering with a photograph on the front of young Margaret and in a saddle stapled binding. Quoting from the minutes of the Womans Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Thirty-Ninth Annual Report of the Board of Managers for the Year 1919 to 1920: "Mrs. Della Cole Geggie, a former field secretary, presented each lady with a copy of a little story on tithing, written by her. The gift wes received with thanks". This is a signed copy of that "little story&#... View more info

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The Circus Parade - The Animal Parade (A Twin Book).

By: Gerard, Mary.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Kenosha, Wisconsin., John Martin's House: 1945

Seller ID: 17719

Condition: Good


Oblong: 12.5 x 30 cm.; Unpaginated. Stiff pictorial boards, four in total, with a metal coil binding. "The Circus Parade": 32 pages with full colour panoramic drawings across facing pages with text on same. "The Animal Parade": 32 pages in the same format. The board covers show moderate edge wear and some scuffing. The interiors are very good with some wear to the page edges that are punched for the coil binding. The coil binding is a white painted six loop coil with some chipping to the paint and the bottom coil is slightly bent. An unusual book. View more info

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Song of the Boat.

By: Graham, Lorenz.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1975

Seller ID: 16924

ISBN: 0690752318

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 20 cm.; Unpaginated with 40 pages. Second printing. "This is the story of an African villager, Flumbo by name, who has lost his boat in a fight with an alligator, and of his son, Momolu, who helped his father get a new boat. It is told in the folk speech of the people there (West Africa)." Striking pictures by the Dillons in the style of African woodcuts. At one point in his life, the author, Graham, taught in a mission school in Africa. This copy bears the bookplate of the author with his name printed on it. The dust jacket shows some very mild shelf wear. View more info

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The Tale of Ancient Israel

By: Green, Roger Lancelyn

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, J. M. Dent & Sons.: 1969

Seller ID: 27623

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xiv - 178 pp. Childrens Illustrated Classics. Here is Green's retelling, for children, of the great stories of the Judeo-Christian tradition from the Old Testament, from the Creation to King David. Green (1918-1987) was an Oxford academic, biographer and children's writer, friend of C.S. Lewis and member of the Inklings. The text is dramatically illustrated by Charles Keeping who, himself, had a successful career of illustrating many British children's classics. Dark rose cloth-covered boards with gilt decoration and lettering on spine and front cover. Bit of sunning on the ... View more info

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The Do-It Reader: Silent Reading Exercises for Lower Grades.

By: Hall, Norman H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois., Hall & McCreary Company: 1934

Seller ID: 15017

Condition: Fair


19.5 x 17.5 cm.; Unpaginated. A collection of worksheets printed on one side of page only, meant to be torn off and given to student to write on. All pages present and none are torn off nor written on; however, a few of the illustrations have been neatly traced over with pencil. The cover has separated from the saddle-stapled body of the workbook; it is lightly soiled, the spine has tears, former owner's name on front. A school stamp is on the title page. View more info

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The Sands of Abraham. (2 copies).

By: Hugoboom, Tamar.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Mamphis, Tennessee., The Nazareth Shoppe Press.: 2007

Seller ID: 29933

ISBN: 0615141765

Condition: Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 36 pages. Off-white wrappers with black lettering and art work in a saddle stapled binding. A story/colouring book for young children based on passages from the book of Genesis. Text on the left hand pages, illustration for colouring on the right hand pages. Both are as-new and unused and both are included. View more info

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The Sands of Abraham. (2 copies).

By: Hugoboom, Tamar.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Mamphis, Tennessee., The Nazareth Shoppe Press.: 2007

Seller ID: 29934

ISBN: 0615141765

Condition: Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 36 pages. Off-white wrappers with black lettering and art work in a saddle stapled binding. A story/colouring book for young children based on passages from the book of Genesis. Text on the left hand pages, illustration for colouring on the right hand pages. Both are as-new and unused and both are included. View more info

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Musical Games for Infants.

By: Jarvis, Margaret.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, UK., Faber and Faber.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31923

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 15 cm.; 180 pp. Lively stick figure illustrations. "Infants" here refers to early elementary, primary students. Orange cloth-covered boards with gilt spine lettering. Former owner's name stamp on front free endpaper, light soiling on some pages and some pages corner creased. Dust jacket has a closed tear and corner clipped front flap. View more info

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Strong as Death: A Historical Narrative of the First Quarter of the Eighteenth Century.

By: Kretzmann, Karl. (translated into English by).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Constance (Konstanz), Germany., Book and Art Publishing.:

Seller ID: 27273

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12.5 cm.; 94 - (2) pp. No date of publication is given but issued near the turn of the century, ca 1890-1910. Full colour pictorial paper over thin but rigid boards and with a blue cloth spine. Illustrated with 3 full page colour drawings one of which is the frontis. The story of Carl XII, a one-time king of Sweden, and the intrigues born from his war-like nature. Written for young adult readers. Minor wear to the board corners and the spine tips. The pages are age toned or browned on the margins, the binding is tight. View more info

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Émile et Hélène, A French Primer

By: Lady Frazer (Lilly Frazer) and M. L. Chouville

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1931

Seller ID: 25115

Condition: Good+


12mo - 17 x 11.5 cm.; 79 pp. First published in 1904, this is a reprint. Part of the Macmillan's Primary Series. Grammatical exercises by Chouville. Lady Frazer (originally Elizabeth Johanna de Boys Adelsdorfer and, at one point, Lilly Grove - from first husband- 1854-1941) was the wife of James Frazer of Golden Bough fame. She was an early advocate of the aural-oral method of teaching modern languages. Front board is somewhat bowed, boards lightly soiled; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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La Belle Histoire De Jeanne De France. (Racontee Aux Petits Francais).

By: Latzarus, Marie-Therese.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paris, France / Montreal, Quebec, P. Lethielleux / Librarie Granger.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6693

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 16.5 cm.; 56 pp. This is copy #0340 of the original first limited edition of 2500. Approbations are present and dated 1946. Illustrated with delightful red and brown wood block type illustratio ns and illuminated lettering at chapter beginnings. The covers do show some mild wear and soiling while the interior is very clean and bright with a solid binding. View more info