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WIGGIN, Kate Douglas
The Birds' Christmas Carol.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Boston & New York. Houghton Mifflin Company. 1929.,  8vo. 21m, "popular" edition, with our plates including frontis, text sketch illustrations, decorated pictorial decorated green cloth, black staped spine and cover titles, lacking front free (blank) endpaper, fine (hmds). ~ A classic Christmas story. First published in 1888, this new edition has been illustrated by Helen Mason Grose.
$20.00                          Book Number: 38324                         Order / Enquire



WIGGIN, Kate Douglas
Penelope's Irish Experiences.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.:  Boston and New York. Houghton, Mifflin and Company.,  1901. 12mo. 17.5cm, The first edition. vi,329p. gilt and black stamped decorated green cloth, very good copy
$28.00                          Book Number: 7299                         Order / Enquire



WILLIAMS, H. Darkin (edited by)
The Canadian Girl's Annual.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. The Amalgamated Press. Ltd. Nd. [1931].,  23cm, 200p., colour frontis and 3 colour plates, numerous text illustrations, black stamped blue paper over boards, colour illustration laid on front, edges of boards & spine rubbed but considering this type of book production a very good copy (scs).
$17.50                          Book Number: 20622                         Order / Enquire



WINDHAM, Joan
The King's Christmas Present. Adapted from the French "Cinq Contes de Noel" by Camille Melloy. With illustrations by Jeanne Hebbelynck.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Sheed & Ward. 1936.,  Oblong 8vo. 22x 21.5cm, 58p., with 5 colour plates, tan linen cloth backed colour illustrated blue boards, a fine copy (chds). - A scarce children's Christmas story delightfully illustrated in gilt bordered colour.
$150.00                          Book Number: 26259                         Order / Enquire



WINTLE, Justin and Emma Fisher
The Pied Pipers. Interviews with the influential creators of children's literature.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Paddington Press. 1974.,  23cm, 320p., text illustrations, blue cloth with gilt titles, remainder mark, else a fine copy in very good jacket (b9)
$12.50                          Book Number: 26156                         Order / Enquire



WOOD, Eric (Edited by).
The Canadian Girl's Annual.
London, New York, Toronto. Cassell & Company. 1921.,  23cm, 232p., numerous plates and illustrations including many tipped in colour plates, on pulpy paper, original decorated cloth, quite dust worn and faded, upper cover illustrations torn off, a fragile book production this is a good sound working copy English sheets and content.
$8.75                          Book Number: 16257                         Order / Enquire



YOUNG, Delbert A.
The Ghost Ship.
Toronto. Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited. 1972.,  23cm, 191p., original blue cloth with gilt spine titles, blue dust-jacket, not price-clipped, small nicks and chips, a very good copy in a good jacket (S15)
$12.25                          Book Number: 18448                         Order / Enquire



YOUNG, Egerton R.
Children of the Forest. A Story of Indian Lore. Illustrated by J.E. Laughlin.
New York, Chicago, Toronto. Fleming H. Revell Company. 1904.,  8vo. 21cm, first edition, 282p., with 16 plates, pictorial blind and cloth decorated dark brown ribbed cloth, titles on the spine and upper cover stamped in red, attractive cloth binding, fine (S1) "At the turn of the century Young was one of the most successful writers in the Dominion, especially his stories for boys" - H.J. Morgan.
$87.50    Book Number: 10427         Order / Enquire




[ALPHABET BOOK].
ABC.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Paris. Librairie Garnier. 1926.,  folio. 31cm, [16]p., full colour printed and colour illustrated wraps, covers chipped slightly along edges, in chipped glassine covers, leaves browned along edges, on fragile paper a very good copy thus the colour printed pages are clean clear impressions. (kds). A very attractively illustrated French ABC book: G is for gendarme, K is for kepi, N is for Napoleon, R is for Renard. Printed by Paul Dupont.
$20.00                          Book Number: 22060                         Order / Enquire



[CHILDREN'S Periodical].
The Nursery. A Monthly Magazine for Youngest Readers. Volumes, XIX & XX.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Boston. John L. Shorey. 1876.,  20cm, 2 volumes in One, iv,188 & iv,188pp., numerous illustrated, music, in contemporary half red sheep, gilt spine titles and panel rules, cloth boards, few preliminary pages slightly jumped, p.15 has archival repairs at the edge, pp.51/52 chipped at lower edge slightly affecting text, some foxing to leaf edges, a good to very good sound copy (chds). - A delightfully illustrated collection of childrens' stories, poetry, and music: twelve issues of the monthly magazine for 1876.
$100.00    Book Number: 23798         Order / Enquire




[CHUMS].
Chums Annual. 1936-7.
London. The Amalgamated Press Ltd. N.d. [1937].,  4to. 29.5cm, 412p., with 4 colour plates including frontis, extensively illustrated with drawings, original red pictorial cloth, gilt block titles, a fine bright copy, rare thus (cgc). The editor makes particular mention of the article "My Life in the Legion," by Roland Wilson, who served in the 2nd Regiment, French Foreign Legion. The well-known painting, "Action Front, 1814" depicting the Royal Horse Artillery, by Gilbert Holliday is also featured.
$52.50                          Book Number: 10792                         Order / Enquire



[GAMES].
Supplement of Games and Pastimes, given with The Christmas Number of the YOUNG LADIES' JOURNAL.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Np. December 24, 1869].,  folio, 30cm, 4 pages, chipped along the gutter edge, some tears expertly repaired, near fine thus (chds).
$20.00                          Book Number: 24260                         Order / Enquire



[JACKSON, Helen Hunt] by H.H.
Bits of Talk About Home Matters.
Boston. Roberts Brothers. 1875.,  16mo. 14.5cm, viii,239p., maroon blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles, near fine (lgc). - A selection of essays, mostly relating to family life, including three on the inhumanities of parents. Of particular interest is an article entitled "Children of Nova Scotia" .
$14.00                          Book Number: 14597                         Order / Enquire



[KRONHEIM and Co.]
Pictures of English History. From the Earliest Times to the Present Period.
London. George Routledge and Sons. (c.1858).,  4to. 27cm, [110]p., with 93 chromolithographs, (4 images per plate), including full page frontis, brown cloth, gilt spine titles & decoration, covers & spine worn particularly at the edges, hinges cracked but holding, shaken, some transfer, good to very good, the illustrations a good clear strikes, vividly coloured. (kds). - Osborne p170. A collection of vivid colour illustrations of British history from the Druids to the Indian Mutiny. Includes "Death of Wolfe" and "The Chesapeake and Shannon". Early chromolithography.
$87.50    Book Number: 15024         Order / Enquire




[RACKHAM]. SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles
The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood. With a Preface by Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Garden City, New York. Doubleday, Page & Company. 1926.,  sm4to. 25cm, ix,(1),133p., with 8 colour plates, captioned tissue guards, head & tail piece drawings, original green cloth, gilt titles spine and upper cover, spine title faded, colour stain on half of front cover, internally fine (Ids). ~ A posthumous anthology of Swinburne's poems either addressed to children or descriptive of child life collected by Edmund Gosse. Beautifully illustrated in Art Nouveau style.
$75.00                          Book Number: 31206                         Order / Enquire


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