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The Golden Key

by George Macdonald; Maurice Sendak (illustrator)

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The Golden Key, George Macdonald; Maurice Sendak (illustrator); Afterword by W. H. Auden. Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1976. Second edition with new reproductions of the pictures. 12mo up to 7½" tall., 85pp. with frontispiece and plates. Dark blue boards with silver decorative front, silver spine titles, grey endpapers. Volume is in mint, unmarked condition; clipped… Read more
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Ten Counting Cat

by Robert Chaplin

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Ten Counting Cat - 'Library Edition', Robert Chaplin. Published by Robert Chaplin, Vancouver, 2005. First Edition. Signed with cat and bird original dark pencil drawing to free endpaper. Black boards with red metallic titles; red endpapers. In fine, unmarked condition in fine, unclipped jacket. The definitive counting book, follows the life of cat counting birds to nine. Concludes with tables… Read more
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The Meaning of Mice

by Charles Van Sandwyk

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The Meaning of Mice: Translated for Humans by Charles Van Sandwyk. Van Sandwyk, Charles. Published by The Fairy Press (A Division of Charles Van Sandwyk Fine Arts), Vancouver, 2002. First Edition. 32mo up to 5" tall., 11pp. Wrap around stiff paper boards with paste down title and illustration to front panel; illustrated on inside of the three panels. Accordion… Read more
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Just So Stories for Children

by Rudyard Kipling

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Just So Stories for Children, Rudyard Kipling. Illustrations by J L Kipling, W H Drake, P Frenzeny. Published by MacMillan and Co. Limited, London, 1920. MacMillan Pocket Kipling series. 12mo up to 7½" tall. Red soft leather; gilt elephant head logo embossed to front; elaborate gilt design and titles to spine; gilt spine titles and top edge, reading ribbon.… Read more
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The Second Jungle Book

by Rudyard Kipling

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The Second Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling. Illustrations by J L Kipling, W H Drake, P Frenzeny. Published by MacMillan and Co. Limited, London, 1919. MacMillan Pocket Kipling series. 12mo up to 7½" tall. Red soft leather; gilt elephant head logo embossed to front; elaborate gilt design and titles to spine; gilt spine titles and top edge, reading ribbon. Contents… Read more
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The Last Space Ship

by Leinster, Murray (Will F. Jenkins)

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The Last Space Ship, Leinster, Murray (Will F. Jenkins). Published by Frederick Fell Inc. New York, Circa 1949. Book Club edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 239pp. Black boards with white spine titles. Volume is in fine condition without markings, tears or folds. Unclipped jacket has worn edges, closed tears to top edge and spine.
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The Swiss Family Robinson

by Wyss Johann David; illustrations by T.H. Robinson

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The Swiss Family Robinson, Wyss Johann David; illustrations by T.H. Robinson. Published by Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London. Circa 1930. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 431pp. Illustrated with 20 tipped-in colour illustrated plates by Thomas Heath Robinson. Red cloth boards with gilt embossed illustration and titles to front and spine; top edge gilt; outer page edges uncut; illustrated endpapers.… Read more
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Exploits in Africa

by Bayliss, John (selected by)

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Exploits in Africa, Bayliss, John (selected by). Published by Hamish Hamilton, London, 1963. Trade edition. 12mo up to 7½" tall. 140pp. with black and white photographic plates. Green boards illustrated with white tree, white titles. Volume has light outer edge dusting and otherwise in fine condition without marks, ears or folds. Unclipped dustjacket has a 5cm piece missing back panel… Read more
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The Siege and Fall of Troy: Retold for Young People, Graves, Robert. Published by Cassell & Company Ltd., London, 1962. 8vo up to 9½" tall; x, 128 pp. Jacket design and full-page illustrations by Walter Hodges. Brown boards with gilt titles. Very light age toning and otherwise volume is in mint condition. Unclipped jacket has a tiny closed tear and… Read more
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Dream Days

by Grahame, Kenneth; illustrations by Maxfield Parrish

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Dream Days, Grahame, Kenneth; illustrations by Maxfield Parrish. Published by John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, [1902]. No statement of printing; pencilled gift inscription on front endpaper dated Christmas 1909. 8vo up to 9½" tall., 228pp. plus 4 rear pages of publisher's ads. Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish with 8 full page captioned tissue-guarded plates plus frontis and title page illustrations… Read more
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The Adventures of Nicholas Thomas on Timothy's Farm, Styles, Kitty; Illustrated by Mary Kendal Lee. Published by Sampson Low, London. 1950. 4to up to 12" tall. Unpaginated. Full color plates and in text drawings. Illustrated boards with green cloth spine, decorated endpapers. Light wear to boards with moderate rubbing to board edges. Contents in fine condition with a lovely… Read more
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What A Young Girl Ought To Know

by Mrs. Mary Wood-Allen, M.D.

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What A Young Girl Ought To Know, Mrs. Mary Wood-Allen, M.D. The Vir Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1905. Self and Sex Series. New Revised Edition. 12mo up to 7½" tall. 194 pp. plus advertisements and 6 pp of commendations and portrait photos of eminent Americans; portrait frontis of Mary Wood-Allen, protected with tissue guard. Maroon cloth boards with embossed and… Read more
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The Three Musketeers

by Dumas, Alexandre

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The Three Musketeers, Dumas, Alexandre. Adams, John. Published by Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1935. Feature Movie Book 1131. The RKO Radio Picture. Adapted from the novel by Alexander Dumas, adapted for the motion picture by John Adams. 16mo up to 6½" tall; 176 pp. Illustrated with scenes from the movie. Stiff card boards illustrated in color. Two names to… Read more
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The Thackeray Alphabet

by William Makepeace Thackeray

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The Thackeray Alphabet, Written and illustrated by William Makepeace Thackeray. Published by John Murray, London, 1929. 16mo up to 6½" tall. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout. Cream cloth over brown boards with a white label printed in brown to front board. Ghosting to pastedown from jacket flaps, light rub to rear top corner edge and otherwise in fine condition. Unclipped dustjacket has… Read more
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The Wonders of Mechanical Ingenuity

by Archibald Williams

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The Wonders of Mechanical Ingenuity, Archibald Williams. Published by Seeley & Co. Ltd., London, 1910. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 160 pages plus 15 pgs. of publisher's ads. Red pictorial board with black and gilt illustration and titles front and spine. Contains photographic plates. In very good condition with light board wear; small mailing label free endpaper; tiny bookseller… Read more
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From the Bush to the Breakers

by Moore, F. Frankfort

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From the Bush to the Breakers, Moore, F. Frankfort. Illustrated by W. H. Overend. Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (S.P.C.K.), London, [1883] Assumed First Edition. 12mo up to 7½" tall; 378 pages with 4 plates including frontispiece, list of author's works and publisher's advertisements. Cloth boards with color illustrations and gilt titles to front and spine; tiny… Read more
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Chatterbox 1911

by Clarke, J. Erskine

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Chatterbox 1911, Clarke, J. Erskine. Published by Dana Estes & Company, Boston, 1911. 4to 11" - 13" tall; 412 pages with both color and black and white illustrations. Red cloth boards with pictorial pastedown to front and stylized blocked titles on gilt background front; gilt titles spine and blocked design rear board. Inscription to pastedown: " To Eleanor from… Read more
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Chatterbox 1911

by Clarke, J. Erskine

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Chatterbox 1911, Clarke, J. Erskine. Published by Dana Estes & Company, Boston, 1911. 4to 11" - 13" tall; 412 pages with both color and black and white illustrations. Red cloth boards with pictorial pastedown to front and stylized blocked titles on gilt background front; gilt titles spine and blocked design rear board. Inscription to pastedown: " To Eleanor from… Read more
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Fun with Dick and Jane

by Gray, William S

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Fun with Dick and Jane, Gray, William S. (With May Hill Arbuthnot.) (Illustrations by Eleanor Campbell; Keith Ward.). "A Revision of the Elson-Gray Basic Readers". Series: Basic Readers: Curriculum Foundation Series 1.1. Published by W.J. Gage & Co., Toronto, No date; Circa 1950 (see note below). 8vo up to 9½" tall. 160 pages fully illustrated with Notes to… Read more
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through The Looking-Glass (Two Volumes) Carroll, Lewis. Published by Random House, New York, 1946. "Special Edition". Two volumes: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 150pgs; Through The Looking-Glass 165ps. 8vo up to 9½" tall. Cloth spines with patterned colored boards each with illustrations on the front pane; black labels with gilt lettering on spine; top edge dark… Read more
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