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The Sword of Culann / A Griffon's Nest / The Forespoken.
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The Sword of Culann / A Griffon's Nest / The Forespoken.

By Levin, Betty.

New York.: Macmillan.. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1973/1975/1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; A time-travel trilogy taking twentieth century children from the coast of Maine to Iron Age Ireland and then to the Orkney Islands of Scotland in the seventh and nineteenth centuries. Written for readers aged 10-14. Levin was a teacher of childrens literature on the college level and has published many stories for young readers. These books are clean and tight; the dust jackets lightly soiled with a bit of edgewear. A very nice set. .

$60.00

Bent Is the Bow.
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Bent Is the Bow.

By Trease, Geoffrey.

Camden, New Jersey.: Nelson.. Very Good. 1967. Hardcover. 12mo - 18 x 11.5 cm.; 60 pp. An historical novel set in Wales for younger readers. The great Geoffrey Trease (1909-1998) was one of the first to write really good historical novels for children, researched extensively with strong leading characters that were both boys and girls. This copy is the Nelson Library Edition with a pictoral cover and very sturdy binding; only a bit of discoloration in the gutters of the endpapers, otherwise, a clean copy. .

$12.00

Water Ghost.
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Water Ghost.

By Russell, Ching Yeung.

Honesdale, Pennsylvania.: Boyds Mills Press.. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 1563974134 . 8vo - 23 x 14.5 cm.; 192 pp. A story for young readers about a 10 year old girl, based on author's childhood in China. Signed in English and Chinese on title page by Ching Yeung Russell. A clean tight copy with a nice dust jacket. ; Signed by Author .

$20.00

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

By Clemens, Samuel L. (Mark Twain).

New York.: Dodd, Mead & Company.. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1958. Hardcover. 8vo - 21 x 14.5 cm.; 307 pp. Great Illustrated Classics. "With biographical illustrations and drawings from early editions of the book together with an introduction by Louis B. Salomon." Red cloth spine with gilt lettering and decoration, beige cloth-covered boards with Great Illustrated Classics insignia on front board. Bit of soiling on back board, lightly bumped corners, former owner's name plate on front pastedown, small star stamp on back free endpaper; otherwise, a clean, tight volume. Dust jacket lightly soiled with some edgewear and two tape repairs (done on the verso of dust jacket). .

$25.00

The Blowing-Wand, A Story of Bohemian Glassmaking in Ohio.
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The Blowing-Wand, A Story of Bohemian Glassmaking in Ohio.

By Ziegler, Elsie Reif.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.: John C. Winston Company.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xi - 212 pp. The Land of the Free Series. An historical novel written for upper elementary readers by Ziegler, a descendant of Bohemian settlers in Wisconsin. She starts with a short Foreword which puts her story in its historical context. Cloth-covered boards have some edgewear, bit of soiling on textblock edges, library markings consist of stampings on half-title and title pages and a small remnant of an attachment on back free endpaper; binding sturdy and text pages otherwise clean. Dust jacket flaps corner clipped, spine sunned, light soiling, some edgewear. .

$15.00

A Child's Christmas in Scarborough.
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A Child's Christmas in Scarborough.

By Engel, Howard.

Toronto, Ontario.: Key Porter Books.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 1550139223 . 16mo - 15.5 x 10 cm.; Unpaginated with 32 pages. White cloth over boards with dark red lettering on the spine. The dust jacket is clipped, else fine. An as-new and unused book. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. .

$10.00

Tales of the Mounties. (A Story Time Book #82).
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Tales of the Mounties. (A Story Time Book #82).

By Neilson, Jenny.

London, UK.: Thomas Nelson and Sons.. Very Good. [1935]. Soft Cover. 16mo - 16.5 x 12 cm.; 79 pp. Green and white wraps in a sewn binding. This is #82 in the Story-Time Books series from Thomas Nelson. Nine tales or stories in all and illustrated with 7 full page black and white drawings. Small inked note on the title page. The spine shows wear at the crown and the covers are a tad browned on the margins. Otherwise clean with a sound binding. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. The shipping cost for this small item will be reduced after it is ordered. .

$12.50

Penny Goes to Camp.
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Penny Goes to Camp.

By Haywood, Carolyn.

New York: William Morrow.. Good in Good dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. 8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 191 pp. First published in 1948, this is the eleventh printing. Story of two brothers, Penny and Peter, at summer camp. An ex-library copy with spine sticker on dust jacket, card pocket on back free endpaper and library stamps in various places. Dust jacket is glued to endpapers and is encased in the library's clear plastic cover. Text has some light finger smudges, binding is sturdy. .

$15.00

The Alder Tree.
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The Alder Tree.

By Halam, Ann. (Gwyneth Jones).

London, UK.: George Allen & Unwin.. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 004823205X . 8vo - 22 x 14 cm.; 108 pp. A juvenile mystery/fantasy novel by English writer Jones writing under her pseudonym of Ann Halam about a boy and a woodland area called Wormwood. A clean, sturdy copy with a dust jacket in excellent condition. .

$12.00

The Baitchopper.
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The Baitchopper.

By Cameron, Silver Donald.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada.: James Lorimer & Company.. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1982. Hardcover. 0888625995 . 8vo - 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; 167 pp. Part of The Adventure in Canada series. A fishing tale with a 13 year old hero. Author is a journalist and playwright concerned with social justice, nature and environmental issues. Dark blue boards with gilt spine lettering. Library markings consist of tape stains on boards and verso of front free endpaper, notation and remnants of card pocket on front free endpaper, name stamp on back endpaper; bit of soiling on text block edges, otherwise, binding is sturdy and text pages clean. Dust jacket has a minor rubbing. .

$12.00

Fanella and the Forest Folk, Book 2
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Fanella and the Forest Folk, Book 2

By Sykes, Eileen

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.: Eileen Sykes.. Very Good. 1982. Softcover. 4to - 28 x 22 cm.; 54 pp. Saddle-stapled card stock covers. Sykes grew up on a farm in LaVallee, Ontario, where she played in the fields and forest, giving her inspiration for her future stories. Black and white illustrations except for the centerfold which is in colour. Signed on the first page. A collection of gentle short stories about life in the forest which includes animals, ogres, fairies and magic. Front cover upper corner is bent, otherwise, a clean, sturdy copy. ; Signed by Author .

$14.00

A Hunter on the Humber / Groundhog Day on the Humber (2 booklets).
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A Hunter on the Humber / Groundhog Day on the Humber (2 booklets).

By Smith, Mary T. (M. T.)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: M. T. Smith & M. A. Smith.. Very Good. 1980/1981. Softcover. 16mo - 16.5 x 14 cm.; Two little booklets, simple children's stories about Ivan the Cat who lives along the Humber River in Toronto. Calligraphy by Brian Dench. "A Hunter" is professionally produced; "Groundhog" appears to have been altered with the covers taken off and fastened to some blue card stock, covered with a clear adhesive vinyl and the card stock covers then attached to the existing text block via newly bound-in end papers. This latter booklet is signed by both author and illustrator. Minor soiling on cover of "Hunter" while the other booklet is what it is.; Signed by Author .

$6.00

Angels in the Snow
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Angels in the Snow

By Young, Wenda

Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada: Coteau Books.. Very Good. 2001. Softcover. 1550501313 . 12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 297 pp. First published in 1998, this is the second printing. A juvenile novel taking "the reader through the emotional life of a young woman, and the landscape of Japan, with powerful imagery and unforgettable insight." The author "writes, edits and teaches creative writing in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. . ." Very minor general wear on card stock cover; a clean, sturdy copy. .

$9.00

Alive in the Jungle: A Story for the Young
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Alive in the Jungle: A Story for the Young

By Stredder, Eleanor

London, UK.: T. Nelson and Sons.. Good+. 1892. Hardcover. 12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 192 pp. An adventure story set in the jungles of Bengal. Tan cloth over boards with gilt lettering and stamped black decorations on the spine, red lettering with gilt highlights and a stamped black illustration on the front board. Patterned end papers. Tissue protected frontis engraving that faces the half title page which has a vignette-style engraving (matches that on the front board). Previous owner's gift inscription on the recto of the first blank preliminary page. The interior is very clean (no foxing present) and the binding is sound and solid. The exterior shows mild wear to the corners and spine tips while the spine and the one-third of the board adjacent to the spine are darkened or sunned. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. .

$15.00

Dunk O'Malley Sports Stories
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Dunk O'Malley Sports Stories

By Sandberg, Harold W

New York.: Lantern Press.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; 256 pp. Orange cloth over boards with blue lettering on the spine and a blue sketch of "Dunk" centered on the front board. Eight stories in thsi collection: "Special Delivery O'Malley", Gridiron Gladiator", "Pinky Harper's Cousin", "Triple Trouble", "O'Malley Solves a Mystery", "The Strange Case of Leopold Lemon", "The Mighty O'Malley", and "Miracle Man O'Malley". Black and white frontis illustration by Richard N. Osborne. The externals show only mild shelf wear, the text pages are age-toned on the margins, otherwise clean with tight binding. .

$13.00

Prairie Heroes
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Prairie Heroes

By Castelle, Constance

London, United Kingdom: Religious Tract Society.. Fair. Hardcover. 16mo - 15 x 10 cm.; 48 pp. Part of The Little Ones' Library. A story of the British Empire, in this case, the Rose-croft Ranch near Glenton, some place in the Canadian prairies. Illustrated with full-page b/w drawings. No copyright date, inscription in front of book dated 1931. Pictorial paper-covered boards are quite worn, soiled and somewhat warped; text block soiled, some foxing; former owner's inscription on front free endpaper; binding sturdy. .

$15.00

The New House Captain
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The New House Captain

By Bruce, Dorita Fairlie

London, England: Spring Books.. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket. Hardcover. 16mo - 16.5 x 12 cm.; 262 pp. Fanfare Series. First book in the Springdale series by British childrens' author, Dorita Bruce (1885-1970), who was a pioneer in the creation of book series that followed a group of girls through school and into adult life. Full-colour frontis illustration, several full-page b/w illustrations. No copyright date nor illustrator attribution. Red cloth-covered boards with black spine lettering, red text block head. Bit of a stain on text block head, traces of minor soiling on text; a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket has bit of soiling and light edgewear. .

$20.00

Roams-the-World, A Boy Minstrel in the Land of the Cathars
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Roams-the-World, A Boy Minstrel in the Land of the Cathars

By Hennege, Jean

Vic-en-Bigorre, France: MSM.. Near Fine. 1993. Hardcover. 2907899899 . 4to - 29 x 22 cm.; Unpaginated (25 pp.). Translated from the French by Simon Pleasance. A richly illustrated children's book about the life of a minstrel in medieval France told from the point of view of Tarabadour, a donkey. Though the focus is on the boy's life and wanderings, the history of the area is in the background - Raymond of Miraval, the Cathars, Foulque of Marseilles, Carcassonne, Cistercians, Fontfroide, Occitania. Mapped endpapers. A clean, sturdy copy. .

$15.00

He Sailed with Blackbeard, A Story for Boys and Girls
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He Sailed with Blackbeard, A Story for Boys and Girls

By Knight, Frank. (Captain)

London, United Kingdom.: Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1958. Hardcover. 8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; vi - 278 pp. An historical novel for middle readers full of pirates, privateers, smuggling and kidnapping. Captain Knight was a real man of the sea and wrote numerable adventures about sailing. He has a brief author's note that details for his readers the historical facts behind his tale, including further reading suggestions. Burnt orange coth-covered boards with red lettering and decoration on the spine and front board. Light soiling and foxing on text block edges, former owner's name on front endpaper; otherwise, a clean and tight volume. Dust jacket has some tape reinforcement on the back side, is lightly soiled with some chipping and edgewear. .

$25.00

High and Low; or, Help Each Other
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High and Low; or, Help Each Other

By Dammast, Jeanie Selina

London, United Kingdom: Sunday School Union.. Good. Hardcover. 16mo - 16.5 x 11 cm.; 113, (7) pp. "To Which is Added the Story of Our Little Drum-Major". Sixth thousand. No copyright date, inscription on a blank preliminary is dated 1874. Red cloth-covered boards with black and gilt lettering and design on spine and front board, frontis illustration with tissue protector, additional illustrations throughout book, list of Illustrated Works published by the Sunday School Union. Boards are soiled and rubbed, in some spots through the cloth; foxing and soiling on pages; binding is still fairly sturdy. .

$30.00

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