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Eskimo Diary

by Frederiksen, Thomas

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
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$37.50

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Nelson Canada Limited, 1980. 148 pp. Foreword by Emil Rosing. English translation by Jack Jensen and Val Clery. Caligraphy by Mel Poteck. THomas Frederiksen was born in Iginiarfic in 1939. From early youth he kept a diary for his own amusement, noting down events and experiences of his own as well as those told him by others. He appreciates… Read more
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$37.50
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Norman Rockwell's Christmas Book

by Rockwell Molly Consulting Editor (& Wife)

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810915831
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$45.00

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New York: Harry N Abrams Inc Publishers, 1977. This charming volume is a Christmas gift book to please every taste and every age. The pictures - 83 plates in full color and 12 in black and white have been chosen from Rockwell's entire body of work to illustrate the many varied Christmas themes. All illustrations are by America's best-loved… Read more
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$45.00
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Phiz! The Book Illustrations of Hablot Knight Browne

by Buchanan-Brown, John

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715375075
Item Price
$75.00

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Newton Abbot, London, Vancouver: David & Charles Limited, 1978. Preface and Introduction by John Buchanan-Brown, In this book John Buchanan-Brown has collected over 200 of the finest works of Phiz. They represent a cavalcade of humour and pathos illuminated by an acuteness of observation and a deftness of caricature rarely matched either by his comtemporaries or by his successors. Mr… Read more
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$75.00
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Portrait Of A Village

by Young, Francis Brett. Engravings on Wood By Joan Hassall

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1937. Author's note, prelude, eight chapters and postlude. A generous list of wood engravings provided. Twenty-nine engravings plus a beautiful woodcut frontispiece "The Stricken Oak" by Joan Hassall. Decoration in gilt to front board. Endpapers make up a two-page spread of "Cuckoo's View of Monks Norton" an imaginary English village. Bookplate to prelim.… Read more
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$45.00
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The Pig Plantagenet

by Andrews, Allen. Drawings By Michael Foreman

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780670555017
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$45.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1981. The author's first novel. The mysteries of life are not easily understood by Plantagenet, the swiftest, the skinniest, and certainly the most charming pig in all of thirteenth century France. His size nonwithstanding, Plantagenet, as the unlikely hero of this light hearted and beautifully illustrated tale, also emerges as a pig of truly… Read more
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$45.00
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Rickshaw Boy

by Shaw, Lau. Sketches by Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
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$28.95

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New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1945. Translated from the Chinese by Evan King. Peking, a thousand years old and more is the setting of this modern novel of China by one of its best-known writers. "Rickshaw Boy" is Chinese in its plot, characters, and atmosphere. The translation of Evan King, an American who lived in China for many years… Read more
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$28.95
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We Scots. A Good Humoured History Written In English and Ilustrated In Line

by MacKay, John (Iain)

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$22.50

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Edinburgh & London: W.&R. Chambers Ltd., 1963. Price intact illustrated Dust Jacket. Illustrated in line drawings by this free-lance illustrator of books on Scotland. This book is presented not in the form of scholastic history but as an entertainment- with the necessary knowledge imparted by way of humour and many illustrations. Dark blue boards with gilt to spine. Previous owner's… Read more
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$22.50
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In-Laws & Outlaws

by Parkinson, C. Northcote

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1962
Condition
Fine
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$25.00

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London: John Murray, 1962. Attractive gilt art illustration shows well against red board. Gilt to spine. Free of owner's signature or inscriptions!.Highly illustrated DJ has price still intact.Front and back panel are both illustrated. Some sunning to spine. A Very nice Copy!. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Osbert Lancaster.
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$25.00
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The Winning Of Barbara Worth

by Wright, Harold Bell. Illustrated By F. Graham Cootes

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Gilt Edge Books
Condition
Reading Copy
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$12.50

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New York: A.L.Burt Company (1911) This book is being offered as a READING COPY. Four full page illustrations by F. Graham Cootes includes the frontispiece. A map of La Palma De La Mano De Dios ( The Hollow of God's Hand) Tecolote Rancho 1911... drawn by Allen Kelly is also provided. Front free endpaper has been removed.… Read more
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$12.50
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Oddly Enough. From Animal Land to Furtown...... Pictorial Encyclopedia of Furs

by Samet, Arthur. Pen and Ink Illustrations By Jules Halfant

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1938
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Fur Education Society Publishers, 1938. Two volumes combined in one...First thus. The dedication page reads:"This book is dedicated to those who buy, sell or wear furs." Foreword by the author. This complete pictorial encyclopedia of 'Oddly Enough' should enable anyone and everyone who reads it to obtain a better appreciation of furs and fur bearer at… Read more
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$40.00
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Tell Me About The Bible

by Jones Mary Alice

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1949
Condition
Very Good
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$40.00

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Rand McNally & Company, 1949. The author has written another beautiful and significant book for children, of vital importance to their religious growth. In the same simple conversational style she introduces small boys and girls to the fascinating story of the Bible that will lead them on to a fuller understanding and enjoyment of the Book of Books. Beautifully illustrated… Read more
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$40.00
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Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam Rendered Into English Verse By Edward Firzgerald

by Fitzgerald, Edward

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Gilt Edge Books
Condition
Near Fine
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$27.50

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London and Glasgow: Collins (1947) New Edition. Edited by G.F. Maine. The contents include : an introduction by Lawrence Housman. Edward Firzgerald - the man, by G.F. Maine. Omar Khayyam by Edward Fitzgerald. The First 1859, Second 1868, and Fifth Edition 1889, Variations in texts. Comparative Table of Quatrains. Notes to the Second Edition. Glossary and Bibliography. The… Read more
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$27.50
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The Good Shepherd

by Gunnarsson, Gunnar. Illustrated By Masha Simkovitch....Translated By Kenneth C. Kaufman

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$22.50

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New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc, 1940. he simple, beautiful, gripping and moving tale of an Icelandic shepherd, making his 27th annual journey into the bleak and stormy wastes of the mountains to rescue the sheep that have been missed in the yearly gathering. He performs feats of endurance, patience and persistence that are nobly heroic. The character of… Read more
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$22.50
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How Glooskap Outwits The Ice Giants, and Other Tales of the Maritime Indians

by Norman, Howard (Retold by) Wood Engravings By Michael McCurdy

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780316611817
Item Price
$42.50

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Boston/Toronto/London: Little, Brown and Company, 1989. This children's book is quite extraordinary. Out of the rich storytelling tradition of the Maritime Indians steps the giant Glooskap who first creates human beings and then travels among them....from the Bay of Fundy to the shores of New England. Here are six unusual tales, full of wit and wisdom, that aptly capture… Read more
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$42.50
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A Far Country

by Churchill, Winston (American Novelist)

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$20.00

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The MacMillan Company of Canada, 1915. 509 pp (6 unpaginated book ads) . Frontispiece and seven full page b/w illustrations on heavy glossy paper in excellent condition, all present. Normal edgewear. Owner's name to ffep. Book tight and bright. Gilt to front board and spine not faded.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Herman Pfeiffer.
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$20.00
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Anna's Pet

by Atwood, Margaret and Joyce Barkhouse. Illustrated By Ann Blades

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1980
Condition
NEW
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888622501
Item Price
$40.00

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Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, Publishers, 1980. Illustrated card covers. 'Kids of Canada Series' Book New! Anna searches for a pet on her grandparents farm and in the process discovers how different animals prefer to live. In a charming and playful manner Atwood and Barkhouse evoke the relationship between a child and the natural world. Margaret Atwood... poet, novelist,… Read more
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$40.00
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Eskimo Diary

by Frederiksen, Thomas

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$37.50

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Nelson Canada Limited, 1980. 148 pp. Foreword by Emil Rosing. English translation by Jack Jensen and Val Clery. Caligraphy by Mel Poteck. THomas Frederiksen was born in Iginiarfic in 1939. From early youth he kept a diary for his own amusement, noting down events and experiences of his own as well as those told him by others. He appreciates… Read more
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$37.50
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Pandora

by Fraser, Sylvia Drawings by Harold Town

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771031779
Item Price
$16.50

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Toronto/Montreal: McClelland & Stewart, 1972. "Pandora" will enchant and delight you. Author's first novel. Margaret Laurence in her praise of this book had this to say: " Sylvia Fraser catches exactly the exuberance and the pain of childhood, the ways in which the sinister secrets of the surrounding adult world are felt and sensed fully, without being fully comprehended.… Read more
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$16.50
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Their Yesterdays

by Wright, Harold Bell. Illustrated By F. Graham Cootes

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1912
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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Chicago: The Book Supply Company Publishers, 1912. A list of 'Illustrations' provided. Four full-page colour illustrations drawn by F. Graham Cootes. All present, firmlly attached and in excellent condition on heavier semi-gloss stock (the count includes the frontispiece). Book ads at rear. Green cloth boards with decoration to front board... white title print to front board and… Read more
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$25.00
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A Dog of Flanders with The Nurnberg Stove and The King of The Golden River

by De La Ramee, Louisa (Quida). John Ruskin. Illustrated By Frances Brundage

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Gilt Edge Books
Condition
Good
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$16.50

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Akron, Ohio.: The Saalfield Publishing Company (1927) One of "Every Child's Library" Series # 3014. There are three stories in this single volume. "A Dog of Flanders"....the touching story of little Nello, his old grandfather, and their 'dog of Flanders', is one that has lived for years. "The Nurnberg Stove" is a story of faith. Then, of… Read more
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$16.50
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