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BAIF, Lazare de, (Edited by Charles Estienne)
De re Vestiaria,Vascularia & Nauali: Ex Baysio. In adolescentulorum, bonarum literarumstudiosorum, grattam.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Lutetiae (Paris). Carolum Stephanum. 1553., 16mo.(In 8's), 15.5cm, 189,pp., title-page vignette, 8 text figures(naval), index (in Latin, Greek & French), rebound in perhaps 20thcentury panelled goat, gilt spine titles and device decorations, newcoloured wallpaper endpapers, internally damp staining and somecorresponding wrinkling throughout, good. (Ho1.1). ~ Text in Latin."About clothing, vases and naval". An abridgement, edited by CharlesEstienne, of a work by first published in 1537 by Lazare de Baif(1496-1547), a French scholar and diplomat. One of the earliestadaptations for children.
$799.98 Book Number: 32679 Order / Enquire
The Road to Oz. Illustrated by John R. Neill.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. The Copp Clark Co. Limited. c.., 8vo, 22cm, the first Canadian edition thus, 261p., frontis, many line drawn illustrations & decorations, original green cloth, black stamped titles and decoration on the spine, colour plate illustration laid down on the upper cover, text leaves (not endpapers) on war time economy pulpy paper, (browned as usual) small person ink stamp on the front free fly otherwise an amazingly fine bright clean copy (Igc/191). - Hinke p26. The first recorded Canadian edition appeared c.1941, ie, (produced in Canada), over thirty years after the first American edition. The Chicago publishers supplied Copp Clark with copies of each new Oz books upon publication from 1907 to 1931. According to "Hinke. The Road to Oz' of 1909 appears to be an exception to this policy". However, this statement is incorrect; we have been informed by a "Oz" customer that he knows of four copies on the 1909 edition with the Copp, Clark title page. - It is the only Oz book of the 1941 Canadian series that retains the spine vignette.
|$150.00||Book Number: 28148||Order / Enquire|
Ozma Of Oz. A Record of Her Adventures with Dorothy Gale of Kansas, the Yellow Hen, the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, Tiktok, the Cowardly Lion and the Hungry Tiger; Besides Other Good People to Numerous to Mention, Faithfully Recorded Herein. Illustrated by John R. Neill.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. The Copp Clark Co. ., 22cm, second Canadian edition, 270p., brick brown cloth, with colour illustration on the upper cover, a fine bright copy. (Lt)
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Understanding the Young Child.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Clarke, Irwin & Co. 1944., 21cm, vii., 278p. charts, blue cloth, some pencil underlining else good to very good (mdds) Dr. Blatz was Professor of Child Psychology and director of the Institute of Child Study, University of Toronto.
|$10.00||Book Number: 21341||Order / Enquire|
Mother Goose's Bicycle Tour. By M.S.G. (Pseud.)
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. William Briggs. (Printed by Mortimer Co., Ottawa). ., tall8vo. 24.5cm, 94p., with 84 pages containing attractive line drawnillustrations, glossary, full light blue cloth, black stamped spinetitle, gilt block titles & black stamped illustration on the upper cover- unsigned presentation copy To Louise and Beth Peace Miller, with bestwishes from the Author, a very good to fine copy, a scarce book. (Lt) In this issue the copyright states 1900 but the dedication is datedJuly, 3rd, 1901. From the Library of Henry C. Miller, founder andpublisher of the Graphic Publishing Co. of Ottawa.
$250.00 Book Number: 36013 Order / Enquire
BOUTET De MONVEL, Louis-Maurice
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Paris. E. Plon,Nourrit & Co. )., Oblong folio, 24x 31cm, 47p., title-page and pageillustrated in colour, rebacked in quarter light grey linen, originaldecorated boards, covers worn, upper & fore-edges of text slight dampstained, good to very good. (Il.). Colour plate illustrations areimpressive. The original French edition of a children's book that becamevery popular in the English-speaking world in translation. Boutet DeMonvel's paintings of Joan of Arc are displayed in the Corcoran Galleryin Washington, D.C.
$100.00 Book Number: 32933 Order / Enquire
Schoolboys' Treasure Book. Breezy Stories for Boys.
London and Glasgow. Collins Clear-Type Press. N.d. (1930's?), 25cm, un-paginated (c,90p.), colour frontis, numerous text drawings, colour illustrated paper covered boards, on pulpy paper, a fine copy in fine illustrated jacket A typical British "boys' book" with stories involving airplanes, speedboats, racing cars and trains. Very unusually in this condition.
$52.50 Book Number: 14897 Order / Enquire
Young Canada. An Illustrated Annual for Boys throughout the English-speaking World. Forty-Fifth Annual Volume.
Toronto. William Briggs. N.d. .1924]., sm4to. 27cm, 352p., colour frontis, heavily illustrated, red illustrated cloth, gilt spine & front titles, photograph laid on front cover, (Prince of Wales), the board edges are worn otherwise a fine copy (igc).
|$70.00||Book Number: 14898||Order / Enquire|
The Bad Little Owls.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. S. B. Gundy. 1923., 17.5cm, 107p., 8 plates, previous owner's name on the front free endpaper, original red cloth with black spine titles, colour plate laid down on front cover, a very good to fine copy (n4)
$17.50 Book Number: 21668 Order / Enquire
L'Epopee Canadienne (Pour la jeunesse).Illustrations de Rene Chicoine et Jean- Paul Lemieux. Huitieme Edition.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. Granger Freres Limitee. 1951., 24cm, 8th edition, 203, (2)pp.,page head illustration, double-page map, half polished green calf,raised bands, gilt borders and decorations in the panels, gilt spinetitles, blue cloth boards, marbled endpapers, original stiff wraps boundin, light spine sligthly toned (stamping clear), authors signedpresentation copy, a fine copy. (Cdn) A finely bound history of Canada,for children, by Quebec author and historian, Jean Bruchesi (1901-1979)."Approuve par le conseil de l'Instruction publique du Manitoba".(title-page). With a large map of New France by Rene Chicoine.
$100.00 Book Number: 34741 Order / Enquire
The Big Bumper Budget For Children.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London and Glasgow. Blackie & Son Limited. c.., sm4to, 24.5cm, unpaginated (c.250p.), with 8 colour plates including frontis, many text illustrations, colour illustrated paper over boards, several illustrations coloured by previous owner, fine bright copy,(Lgc) - A collection of sixty-four children's stories. Contemporary authors include Barbara C. Freeman, Madelaine Barnes and Walter M. Gallichan. Also includes tradition stories by Aesop, Hans Christian Anderson and Grimm.
|$75.00||Book Number: 21418||Order / Enquire|
The Pancake Brownies.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Chicago. Albert Whitman and Company. 1928., 8vo, 21c, first edition, xvi,96p., extensive colour illustrations, illustrated endpapers, colour pictorial cloth, paper label removed from the spine else very good to fine (Lt). ~ Brilliant colour illustrations. A "Just Right" Book. "Twelve stories in rhyme by Eloise Byington, Author of Doll Land Stories and other stories in rhyme." (sub-title). Delightfully illustrated by Marguerite Jones.
|$50.00||Book Number: 38058||Order / Enquire|
Gleanings from the Graphic.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. George Routledge & Sons., 1889. Oblong folio. 27x 37cm, the first edition, 84 p., frontis portrait, colour vignette on the title page, 55p of plates and illustrations from sketches & "Christmas Visitors" being 19 pages of colour sketch illustrations, expertly restored, last two page repaired with small puncture on page 81-82, cloth backed colour illustrated "Swimming Scene" decorated paper over boards, gilt titles on the spine, boards worn and stained at the edges, fragile, still a very good copy
$140.00 Book Number: 5459 Order / Enquire
CALKINS, Norman A. & Mrs. A.M. Diaz
Birds of Prey. Prang'sNatural History Series for Children.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston. L. Prang and Company. 1878., 24cm, 18p., double column, 4 chromo-litho plates (13 colouredillustrations), colour pictorial wraps, rear cover publisher's ad, nearfine (scn). ~ One of a children's series of six volumes selected byNorman A. Calkins, Superintendent of Primary Schools, New York City. Thevivid illustrations are of eagles, vultures, owls, hawks, buzzards,ospreys and falcons.
$50.00 Book Number: 33810 Order / Enquire
CALKINS, Norman A. & Mrs. A.M. Diaz
Scratching Birds. Prang'sNatural History Series for Children.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston. L. Prang and Company. 1878., 24cm, 18p., double column, 4 chromo-litho plates (13 colouredillustrations), colour pictorial wraps, rear cover publisher's ad, verygood to fine (scn). ~ One of a children's series of six volumesselected by Norman A. Calkins, Superintendent of Primary Schools, NewYork City. With graphic illustrations of turkeys, grouse, quail,pheasant, pigeons, peacock, chicken.
$50.00 Book Number: 33811 Order / Enquire