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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

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Little Songs for Little People.

By: Little, Jean.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: North Vancouver, British Columbia., Seaside Press.: 1986

Seller ID: 31983

Condition: Very Good


4to - 29 x 22 cm.; 69 pp. Saddle-stapled binding. A collection of songs for children, kindergarten to grade 3. Original songs by Jean Preece Little, used successfully in Canadian classrooms. Some wear on cover edges, text pages clean and binding sturdy. View more info

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The Adventures of Freddykid and Seagull Sam / Merch: The Invisible Wizard, a Musical Play for Children. (2 books).

By: Manning, Linda.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Playwrights Canada: 1985

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29583

ISBN: 0887543073

Condition: Near Fine


4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; The Adventures of Freddykid and Seagull Sam (ISBN - 0887543073): (4) - 46 - (2) pp. Merch: The Invisible Wizard (ISBN - 0887543782): (4) - 34 - (3) pp. Both have yellow covers with black letterig in a flat stapled binding with a black cloth reinforcing strip. School stamp on the front covers. For the play "Merch . . .", the music and lyrics by Don Herbertson and Jacqui Manning-Albert are not included. Gift inscription by the author to the students of an elementary school on the first page of both. Both are the revised second editions from September, 1985. Minor wea... View more info

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Save the Children, The Story of Eglantyne Jebb (Stories of Faith and Fame).

By: Martin, R. G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press.: 1969

Seller ID: 19126

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 94 pp. A biography written for children about the life of Jebb (1876-1928), a British social reformer and founder of the organization, Save the Children, designed first to help the children in post-World War I Germany and Austria and later those of famine-stricken Russia. She wrote the "Declaration of the Rights of the Child" adopted by the League of Nations. Green paper-covered boards with a full-colour frontis illustration. Light edgewear, some foxing on text block edges; binding tight, text pages clean. Dust jacket lightly soiled with some chipping and closed tea... View more info

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Beyond the Horizon.

By: McIntosh, W. John and H. Elizabeth Orchard.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Ginn and Company.: 1967

Seller ID: 30607

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 448 pp. Later reprint. The Canadian Ginn Basic Readers. Light edgewear on boards, some soiling on text block edges, a bit of penciled marks in odd places, otherwise, text is clean, binding sturdy. View more info

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Canadian Heroes of Pioneer Days (The Maple Leaf Series)

By: McKinley, Mabel Burns

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1930

Seller ID: 1456

Condition: Good+


12mo - 19 x 12 cm.; 119 pp. "Endorsed by the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire". The second volume of the Maple Leaf series of readers. An elementary school primer about such men as Cartier, Champlain, Maisonneuve, Frontenac, Radisson, Verendrye, Wolfe, Brock, Hearne, Mackenzie, Fraser, Thompson, and Franklin, illustrated with archival pictures. Book boards are stained with fading on the spine. Moderate wear to the extremities. Inside there is finger smudging on some pages, one page is dog earred, and there is an owner's signature and date on the ffep. View more info

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The Great B.C. Alphabet Book.

By: Morgan, Nicola

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Markham, Ontario, Fitzhenry & Whiteside.: 1985

Seller ID: 19661

ISBN: 0889029768

Condition: Good+


8vo - 24.5 x 25 cm.; Unpaginated. An alphabet book tripping around the Canadian province of British Columbia with full page, full colour illustrations and a map. Light wear on card stock covers, inscription on first blank page, bit of soiling on some interior pages but generally the pages are clean, slight whiff of perfume comes off the pages. View more info

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Children Praying a New Story, A Resource for Parents, Grandparents and Teachers.

By: Morwood, Michael.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: South Bend, Indiana., Kelmor Publishing.: 2009

Seller ID: 30837

ISBN: 0615273726

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; 188 pp. Morwood has author a number of books "helping adult Christians to re-imagine and re-evaluate their faith in light of the contemporary 'story' about our universe." This one is on educating children into this new faith perspective. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Orff-Schulwerk: Eight English Nursery Songs.

By: Murray, Margaret.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, UK., Schott & Company.: 1963

Seller ID: 11846

ISBN: 0910957096

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 19 x 27.5 cm. (oblong); 16 pp. Edition #10842 from Schott. Designed to show how the Orff glockenspiels and xylophones can be used to accompany traditional songs: "Cock-a-doodle-do", "London's Burning", "Curly Locks", "Hey diddle, diddle, the cat and the fiddle", "London Bridge is broken down", "Au clair de la lune", "Here we go around the mulberry bush", "Hot-cross buns". Slight soiling and edge wear to the covers with a sticker stain on the top fore edge corner. Interior is clean and crisp. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. View more info

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Pumpkin Pussycat.

By: Newton-White, Muriel E.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Cobalt, Ontario., Highway Book Shop: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2793

ISBN: 0889543054

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21 x 17.5 cm.; 51 + 1 pp. Ivory coloured wraps with red and black lettering / decorations all done in the style of the Highway Book Shop Publications. Front and back cover show slight soiling, more so in the spine area. View more info

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Orff Schulwerk: Music for Children, III - Major Triads.

By: Orff, Carl. Gunild Keetman (Doreen Hall and Arnold Walter).

Price: $12.80

Publisher: Mainz, Germany, B. Schott's Sohne: 1960

Seller ID: 13791

Condition: Very Good+


12mo - 18.5 x 27.5 cm. (oblong); 40 pp. Card stock wraps. This is Schott Edition #4472. English adaptation by Doreen Hall and Arnold Walter. Includes Tonic and Supertonic Triads (8 pieces) and tonic and submediant triads (4 pieces). Index at front. Scoring for various Orff instruments present. The covers are mildly stained whilst the interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info

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Z Dejin Narodu Ceskeho.

By: Palacky, Frantisek.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Praze, Melantrich: 1973

Seller ID: 14145

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 16 cm.; 256 pp. The text is in Czech. Author Palacky (1798-1876) was a Czech historian. An illustrated history for children from the Roman Empire to 1403. White cloth-covered boards with brown lettering on front and spine. Soiling along edges, a small handwritten note on place and date of publication on title page. Dust jacket is rubbed, soiled with edgewear and a closed tear in the spine. View more info

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Lucile Panabaker's Second Song Book.

By: Panabaker, Lucile.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Peter Martin Associates: 1975

Seller ID: 10380

ISBN: 0887781233

Condition: Very Good


4to - 27.5 x 21 cm.; Unpaginated with 66 pages bound between stiff boards with a wire coil binding. A collection of 30 songs suitable for children of nursery school or kindergarden age. Presented and meant to be performed in an "Orff / Montessori" setting. Previous owner's address label on inside of the front cover. Very minor wear to the covers. View more info

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Cteni O Hradech.

By: Petiska, Eduard.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Praze, Albatros: 1971

Seller ID: 14137

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


4to - 26 x 19 cm.; 180 pp. Text is in Czech. Povesti a pribehy starych ceskych, moravskych a slezskych hradu. Drevoryty vyzdobil Zdenek Mezl. Wonderful illustrations. Petiska (1924-1987) was a Czech poet and writer known for his books for children. White cloth covered boards with light grey decoration on front and black spine lettering, red text block head, red endpapers, red decorative accents in text. Light soiling on boards with bumped corners, bit of soiling on text block edge, binding a little shaken. Dust jacket is soiled, sunned on spine, closed tears along edges. View more info

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Snow-White and Rose-Red and Other Folk Stories from Germany.

By: Reeves, James.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Great Britain, Oxford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 2381

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 14 cm.; 62 pp. Pictorial paper covered boards. Besides the title story, book contains Rapunzel, Simple Jack, The Cock, the Cat and the Scythe, The Biggest Turnip in the World, The Witch's Castle, A Story With No End. Illustrations (and there are many) are in red, white and black. View more info

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Let's Believe.

By: Sanford, Agnes.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Evesham, UK., Arthur James Limited.: 1967

Seller ID: 28063

ISBN: 85305004X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 12.5 cm.; 121 pp. Green cloth with a faux leather finish over boards with white lettering on the spine. First published by Harper and Row in 1954, this is the first British edition. Well illustrated with many black and white drawings by her son, Ted Sanford. Minor wear to the spine tips of the book otherwise clean with a tight binding. The unclipped dust jacket has mild wear to the head edge and some rubbing on the back panel and the spine is a tad faded. View more info

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The Star of les Baux.

By: Severin, Jean.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: New York., Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 16968

ISBN: 0152793909

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; 160 pp. Blue cloth over boards with yellow lettering on spine and yellow decoration on the front board. First published in French in 1966 and translated into English for this edition by Emma Cohn and Louise Spain. A fantasy story written for older girls and set in the Provence region of France. Based in part on local lore and legends. The dust jacket shows minor edge wear. Jacket illustratio n is by Howard Burns. View more info