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Image for The Angel Guide; or, Year of the First Communion.

The Angel Guide; or, Year of the First Communion.

By: A Child of Mary.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec., 1880

Seller ID: 25404

Condition: Fair


16mo - 15.5 x 10.5 cm.; 163 pp. Translated from French. Approbations present. Copyright held by Mrs. Jas. (James) Delaney. Dedicated to the memory of the Right Rev. Dr. O'Brien (John O'Brien), Bishop of Kingston, who died in 1879 and "who, during his life-time, entertained for children a fatherly affection, and who now, through the admonitions contained in this little work, speaks again to their hearts." Monthly guidance addressed to children for living a Christi... View more info

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My First Prayer Book: Let the Little Children come to ME.

By: A Sister of Notre Dame.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Montreal, OCC:

Seller ID: 14322

Condition: Very Good


32mo - 12 x 8 cm.; 64 pp. No publication date, approbations dated 1949. Printed in England by Laverty & Sons. A child's prayer book with a number of colored pictures and large print. Light soiling and rubbing on cover, light soiling on title page. View more info

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What Changed Their Lives? Striking Episodes From Lives of Saints.

By: Anon.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, UK., Burns Oates & Washbourne.: 1928

Seller ID: 25152

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; vii -120 pp. A collection of short tales for children about the following saints: Guthlac, Gregory the Great, Jerome, Nilus, Mary Magdalen, Norbert, John Gualberto, Frica, Dositheus, Camillus of Lellis, Cyprian, Anselm, Augustine of Hippo, Severus of Ravenna, Germanus, Ambrose, Lupus. Green cloth-covered boards with brown and blind-stamped design on front cover and gilt spine lettering. Previous owner's name stamped on paste down end papers, the tit... View more info

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The Christmas Story According to the Holy Gospel.

By: Beebe, Catherine.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Paterson, New Jersey., St. Anthony Guild Press.: 1959

Seller ID: 4474

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 14.5 cm.; 47 pp. First published in 1940, this is the sixth printing. Saddle stapled binding with pictorial wraps. A simple retelling of the Christmas story with full-page, two-color illustrations for young children. The cover is creased with some light wear on corners and a former owner's name on title page. View more info

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Days of Praise for Mary Our Mother.

By: Beebe, Catherine.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paterson, New Jersey., St. Anthony Guild Press: 1949

Seller ID: 17696

Condition: Good+


8vo - 20 x 14.5 cm.; 79 pp. Approbations present. The Guild Press's fine printing with full page, two-colour illustrations. A look, for children, at various Marian feasts. The card wraps have some soiling and stains with edgewear, library markings consist of a stamped name on half-title page and card pocket on verso of back cover. Text pages are clean.; Ex-Library View more info

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Knight of Molokai.

By: Betz, Eva K.

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Paterson, New Jersey., St. Anthony Guild Press.: 1956

Seller ID: 30785

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 19 x 13 cm.; (10) - 134 pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine (quite faded) and on the front board (dulled). Illustrated with 12 black and white drawings by June Driscoll used as chapter head pieces. A biography of Fr. Damien written for younger readers. The library markings are a catologue number in white on the lower spine and tape stains on the paste down end papers. Otherwise clean with a good binding. A clear and removable archival cover ... View more info

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Die heilige Familie.

By: Bohatta-Morpurgo, Ida.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Munich, Germany., Ars Sacra Josef Muller.: 1937

Seller ID: 31270

Condition: Very Good


24mo - 14 x 11.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 18 pages sewn in a single gathering and bound in pictorial paper over boards. The text is in German. Full colour art work on the verso with text on the recto. The copyright date is given as 1937 with no other date mentioned though I have the sense that this may be a later printing. One page list of other of other books in the same style by Ida Bohatta-Morpurgo on the last page. Quite minor wear to the head and tail of the spine and ... View more info

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The Adventures of Pascalet (The Fox in the Island and Barboche).

By: Bosco, Henri.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, UK, Oxford University Press.: 1976

Seller ID: 31010

ISBN: 0192713973

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13 cm.; x - 282 pp. Translated from French by Gerard Hopkins with an Introduction by Sister Mary-Theresa McCarthy. Bosco (1888-1973) was a well-loved French writer, nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature four times, whose stories evoke Provencal life. His devout Catholic faith permeates his works. A children's novel about a young boy's happy life on a farm in Provence, said to resemble the author's own childhood. Paper-covered boards have a bit of water ... View more info

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Eddie of Jackson's Gang.

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Paterson, New Jersey., St. Anthony Guild Press.: 1941

Seller ID: 32016

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14.5 cm.; 245 pp. A Catholic novel for juvenile readers. Green cloth-covered boards with pictorial front cover. Light edgewear on boards, former owner's name on front free endpaper and a church supply company stamp on title page, bit of soiling on a few interior pages; binding sturdy. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. View more info

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Peanut Tony's Boy.

By: Brother Ernest, CSC.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota., Catechetical Guild.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11784

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 119 pp. Blue cloth with orange lettering on spine and an orange/blue pictorial front. The story of Dominic, Tony Zantini's boy, and how in spite of heading down the wrong road in life, undergoes a profound change to the joy of all concerned. Illustrated with half page b/w drawings used as chapter lead-ins. Previous owner's name on ffep and the book shows very minor shelf wear. The D (clipped and now in a sleeve) is quite faded on the spine and moderate... View more info

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More Saints and Heroes.

By: Burton, Doris.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK., Sands & Company: 1961

Seller ID: 14935

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 142 pp. Green cloth over boards with yellow lettering on spine. Short biographies for the young adult of St. Martin of Tours, St. Augustine of Hippo, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Peter Baptist, Bl. Philip Howard - Earl of Arundel, St Aloysius, Bl. John Rigby, St. Paul of the Cross, and St. Jean-Marie Baptiste Vianney - Cure d'Ars. Illustrated with nine full page b/w drawings. Library markings consist of a stamp on the front free end paper and title pag... View more info

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The Red Book of Saint's Stories.

By: Chaundler, Christine.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK., A. R. Mowbray.: 1955

Seller ID: 22996

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 12 cm.; 110 pp. Red cloth over boards with white lettering on spine. First published in 1952, this is the second printing from August of 1955. Several black and white illustrations by Geoffrey A. Mott, some by "P.R.W.", and a few by "A". The saints are: St. Christopher, St. Nicolas, St. Patrick of Ireland, St. Bridget, St. Hilda of Whitby, St. Edmund, St. Edward the Confessor, St. Geneviève of Paris, and St. Joan of Arc. A presentation plat... View more info

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Jeanne d'Arc.

By: de Monvel, M. Boutet.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Paris, France., Gautier-Languereau.: 1973

Seller ID: 31526

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


4to - 25.5 x 30.5 (oblong).; 47 - (1) pp. The text is in French. Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board along with gilt decorations and a full colour paste down illustration on the front board. The paper used is a heavy weight high quality cream coloured stock allowing for excellent colour reproduction of the art work and 'tis profusley illustrated with full colour drawings on every page. A quite beautiful and very well done book. Pre... View more info

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Christopher, The Holy Giant.

By: DePaola, Tomie.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK., Lutterworth Press.: 1994

Seller ID: 32065

ISBN: 0718829522

Condition: Fine


4to - 21 x 28 cm.; Unpaginated. DePaola's wonderful retelling of the legend of Reprobus who became Christopher, Bearer of Christ, for young children, with his wonderful colourful pictures. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Christopher, The Holy Giant.

By: DePaola, Tomie.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK., Lutterworth Press.: 1994

Seller ID: 32066

ISBN: 0718829522

Condition: Fine


4to - 21 x 28 cm.; Unpaginated. DePaola's wonderful retelling of the legend of Reprobus who became Christopher, Bearer of Christ, for young children, with his wonderful colourful pictures. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Saviour.

By: Duncan, Jacqueline.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Combermere, Ontario., Self Published: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11056

ISBN: 096904318X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 21.5 cm.; Unpaginated with 36 pages. Cream coloured paper over boards with a dust jacket to match and black lettering on the front of both. The telling of the Nativity story in simple verse. Beautifully illustrated with banana bark figures done by unknown Caribbean artists associated with Food for the Poor of Florida. Four lines of verse on each verso (left hand page) with an illustration on the recto (right hand page). View more info

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Gallant Goals.

By: Dunn, Dorothy H. M. and Sister Alice Marie, C.S.J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canada., Ginn and Company.: 1964

Seller ID: 30608

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 448 pp. Light and Life Series, Grade Six. A reader for the Catholic school system. Light wear to boards, minor soiling on text block edges, school stamp on front free endpaper; binding sturdy, text pages clean. View more info

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The Fairy of the Snows.

By: Finn SJ., Francis J.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: New York, Benziger Brothers.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21019

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 221 pp. Aqua blue cloth over boards with black lettering and art work on spine and front board. No additional printings are noted. Another one of Fr. Finn's stories for Catholic youth that once filled the school libraries and the bookshelves at home. Ah well . . . This book has very mild wear to the externals with lightly rubbed board corners and spine tips. No soiling of any note and the lettering and art work is crisp and clean with no fading. Previ... View more info

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The Rosary for Children

By: Gearon, Patrick J., O.Carm.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Carmelite Third Order Press.:

Seller ID: 21843

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 13 cm.; 150 pp. No copyright date, approbations dated 1961. Father Gearon, of the Carmelite Monastery in Donvale, Victoria, Australia, was a popular writer of Catholic spiritual books for children. He addresses children directly explaining many spiritual concepts with simplicity and stories. Blue boards have minor shelf wear, inscription on front free endpaper; library markings consist of a stamp on title page, card pocket on back endpaper. Dust jacket is glu... View more info

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Mary, the Rosary and Mystery Meditations for Children

By: Golino, Rosanna E.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: 2003

Seller ID: 19891

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 48 pp. Self-published, plastic coil binding. Written simply with hand-drawn sketches, this is to introduce young Catholic children to Our Lady and the Rosary, includes the Luminous Mysteries, bibliography. A new, unused copy. View more info