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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Activity Book. Volume Two
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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Activity Book. Volume Two

By Tom Hunter

Surrey, BC: Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd., 1993. Stapled format. Bright photo illustrated front and back covers. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Activity Book Volume Two by Tom Hunter (B.Ed.) is a wonderful piece of juvenile literature, combining history and activities with its RCMP theme throughout. Activity pages never used. This book remains with the "look and feel" of newness. An interesting collectable. A very nice item!. Soft Cover. Fine.

$15.00

Walt Disney's Annette. Mystery At Medicine Wheel: Authorized Edition Featuring Annette Funicello, Star of Motion Pictures and Television

By Meyers, Barlow. Illustrated by Robert L. Jenny and Maxine McCaffrey

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1964. (c. MCMLXIV) Walt Disney Productions. Whitman Serial # 1512. Illustrated endpapers. Full-page illustrations showing scenes with Annette Funicello. Very pale damp-stain to a number of leaf edges, does not affect print in any way. Both front and rear covers are illustrated. A firm copy of an early collectible book.. Hard Cover. Good Plus.

$26.50

Lone Adventurer : The Story of Sir Francis Chichester
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Lone Adventurer : The Story of Sir Francis Chichester

By Rowland, John

London: Lutterworth Press, 1970. Sir Francis Chichester was a pioneer in the early days of flying. In 1929 he made one of the great solo flights in his tiny Gipsy Moth - from England to Australia; and later from New Zealand to Australia across the notorious Timor Sea. John Rowland has written other books in the same series - some of them being : The Polio Man (Dr. Salk), The Jet Man (Sir Frank Whittle), The Penicillin Man (Sir Alexander Fleming), etc. These books would be suitable for young readers. "Lone Adventurer" is an extremely bright clean copy in an illustrated price-intact dust jacket.. Second Impression. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$28.50

Glove Puppetry For Young Children
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Glove Puppetry For Young Children

By Harding, D.P

Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1948. 67 pp. Two plates on heavier semi-gloss stock...one being the frontispiece titled "The Puppet Show" , the other a full-page ilustration of "Types of Puppet Heads". Introduction by the Educational Puppetry Association ( it is an association of teachers interested in developing puppetry in school). The contents offer : A short history of the glove puppet... puppets in education.... how to make a glove puppet.... the theatre.... teaching methods.... practical application....and ' Original Plays ' - Red Riding Hood, Ding Dong Bell, Magic Apples, and Richard Coeur-De Lion and Blondel. A generous list of illustrations provides two plates and seventeen figures .Illustrated boards. Bookplate of 'Maria Grey Training College, Twickenham' affixed neatly to fep.... A sound, clean copy.. Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

$27.50

Triss: A Tale From Redwall
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Triss: A Tale From Redwall

By Jacques, Brian Illustrated By David Elliot

New York: Philomel Books, 2002. In this, the fifteenth novel in the Redwall epic, Brian Jacques once again looks to the history of the Sword of Martin for his adventure, and celebrates a new and unforgettable heroine. Triss, Shog and Welfo escape from slavery at Riftgard and are pursued across the sea toward Redwall by Princess Kurda, Prince Bladd, and a band of freebooters who seek the rumored treasure of Brockhall. Brian Jacques offers another fantasy book for young readers. Illustrated chapter headings by David Elliot. Price-intact illustrated wrap-around dust jacket art by Troy Howell. A bright, handsome copy.. First Edition, First Impression. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine.

$30.50

The Mystery of the Hidden House. Being the Sixth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog
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The Mystery of the Hidden House. Being the Sixth Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog

By Blyton, Enid. Illustrated by J. Abbey

London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1959. This is the sixth book telling of the adventures of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Fatty, Larry, Daisy, Pip, Betsy and Buster the Scottie are here again, busy solving another mystery. Mr Goon is on the job too but making rather a muddle of it all. The book, although the sixth in a series, is quite complete in itself. Full-page illustrations by the talented J. Abbey accompany the text. Twenty-four chapters are provided. Back panel of book shows mild damp stain (not very noticeable not large). One illustration has edge chip. Light foxing to exterior text block. The price-intact dust jacket is a pictorial wrap-around illustrated by J. Abbey. Later Printing (Tenth). Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$42.50

Uncle Wiggily's Story Book
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Uncle Wiggily's Story Book

By Garis, Howard R. Illustrated by Elmer Rache

New York: Platt & Munk Publishers, 1987. Last copyright shown 1921, 1949. Cover illustration copyright 1987 by Platt & Munk. Thirty-six Uncle Wiggily stories will be found here, some of which are: Uncle Wiggily and The Bad Boy.... Uncle Wiggily Goes Coasting.... Uncle Wiggily and The Measles.... Uncle Wiggily's Halloween.... Uncle Wiggily and The Birthday Cake, etc. The book opens with a greeting to children from Uncle Wiggily Longears.The text is illustrated with b/w drawings by Lansing Campbell. The wonderful board art makes up a full-wrap-around bright, colorful scene that is the work of the most talented Daniel San Souci. This book club edition remains clean, bright and delightful.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

$20.00