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The Apocrypha
London, Folio Society. 2007, 2nd edition. (Folio) As new. xvi, 351pp. Homed in Illustrated box. Quarter brown Morrocan lambskin over gold moire silk covered boards. Beautiful full page colour illustrations throughout by various artists. Translated out of the Greek and Latin Tongues Being the Version Set Forth AD 1611 Compared with Most ANcient Authorities and Revised AD 1894. Introduced by David Daniell.
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Book number: 113207
CAD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 85 US$ 94.19 | £UK 77.75 | JP¥ 10018]
Keywords: Literature, Literature

 
(BUFFON)
Buffon's Natural History of Birds
Edinburgh, W. Darling. [circa 1800]. (12mo, wrappers) Good to very good. Unpaginated - 8 pages printed one side each with a hand-colored illustration of a bird (heron, golden eagle, domestic cock, eagle owl, bittern, pheasant, crane) accompanied by a sentence or 2 of text. No date - ca early 19th century. Yellow paper wraps later sewn; rear cover reads "The Good Child's Pretty Museum of Birds". Covers soiled, creased, chipped, one corner (lower rt ft) missing. Pages edge worn, not critically affecting text, except one closed tear across the Crane. Aged but most characterful and appealing.
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Book number: 203317
CAD 450.00 [Appr.: EURO 305.75 US$ 339.07 | £UK 279.25 | JP¥ 36066]
Keywords: Juvenile, Natural Science - Birds, Ornithology

 
(BURNHAM, CATHERINE LYDIA)
Can and Can't Series
New York, Leavitt and Allen. 1870. (16mo) Very good plus. 3 volumes: I CAN; or, CHARLIE'S MOTTO. I CAN'T; or, NELLY and LUCY. I'LL TRY; or, SENSIBLE DAISY. Frontispiece, illus. A beautiful, bright gilt, green cloth set. Victorian Christian inspiration for little folks.
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Book number: 110198
CAD 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 339.75 US$ 376.74 | £UK 310.25 | JP¥ 40074]
Keywords: Juvenile, Victoriana

 
(CHILDREN'S READERS)
The Canadian Children's Treasury of Pictures and Stories; No.Ix
Toronto, Copp Clark Co.. [circa 1900]. (Pictorial cover) Very good. 144pp. Frontispiece, illus. Soiling to light colour boards as usual; spine torn with a small piece missing from tail. Front joint tender and torn. No stated date of publication, but a former owner's inscription on endpaper is dated 1908. Anthology of short writings for children and youths, illustrated with some colour.
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Book number: 203350
CAD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 102 US$ 113.02 | £UK 93.25 | JP¥ 12022]
Keywords: Juvenile

 
(POPE, A.?)
Characters and Observations; an 18th Century Manuscript
London, John Murray. 1930. (Cloth) Very good plus in very good dust jacket. 296pp. The wrapper, which has sustained some soiling, slight general edge wear, and spotting to spine, has succeeded in keeping the boards and back in immaculate condition. Facsimiles. Foreword by Lord Gorell.
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Book number: 202258
CAD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 37.67 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4007]
Keywords: Literature-British

 
(ANON.)
Danny's Secret
Springfield, Mass. McLoughlin Bros.. 1940, 1st Edition. (16mo) Very good. Unpaginated, frontispiece, illus. - b / w & colour. Very little wear; internally clean & bright. The Little Color Classics. Illustrations by Sarah de Frehn.
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Book number: 203883
CAD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 22.6 | £UK 18.75 | JP¥ 2404]
Keywords: Juvenile

 
Duel; Collection of Poetry, Drawings and Short Fiction.
Montreal, Sir George Williams University. 1969. (Mass market paperback) Very good. 116pp. B&W photographs, illus. Bi-annual collection of articles, essays, poems, art and interviews published by the Communications Board of the Students' Assoc. Of Sir William George University. Includes an interview with Leonard Cohen and poetry by Margaret Atwood, Joni Mitchell, Michael Ondaatje among others.
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Book number: 113333
CAD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 24 US$ 26.37 | £UK 21.75 | JP¥ 2805]
Keywords: Literature-Canadian, Atwood, Canadiana, Fiction, Leonard Cohen, Poetry

 
(AESOP)
The Favourite Book of Fables
London, Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1890. (12mo, cloth) Very good. 128pp. Frontispiece, illus. Quite bright, dramatic covers only lightly worn at head & tail with a little loss of pigment to spine. Internally, mildly fingered.
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Book number: 203907
CAD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.75 US$ 33.91 | £UK 28 | JP¥ 3607]
Keywords: Juvenile

 
(READERS)
A First Primer Based on the Phonic System
Toronto, the Educational Book Co. Ltd.. 1902, 1st Edition. (12mo) Very good plus. 64pp. Limp cloth. Illus. - some colour. Illustrated cover reads BRITISH COLUMBIA PHONIC PRIMER. An uncommonly bright copy. Education Department of BC pupil's bookplate inside front cover. Internally entirely clean & bright. "Authorized by the Department of Education for use in the Public Schools of British Columbia.".
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Book number: 203670
CAD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 41 US$ 45.21 | £UK 37.25 | JP¥ 4809]
Keywords: Juvenile, Canada - British Columbia, Primers, Readers

 
(ANON.)
Frank Russell; or, Living for an Object
London, Knight and Son. [circa 1857]. (24mo) Very good. 174pp. Frontispiece, illus. Minor rubs, bumps and soiling - better than it must sound. Gilt printed cover bright - spine ditto enough. Slightly cocked. Former owner's contemporary gift inscription on endpaper. Internally very clean and bright indeed.
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Book number: 203225
CAD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 102 US$ 113.02 | £UK 93.25 | JP¥ 12022]
Keywords: Juvenile, Victorian

 
Garage
London, Bancroft & Co.. [circa 1960]. (Card covers) Near fine. unpaginated. 8vo. Pictorial card covers. Spiral bound. Four detailed pop-ups, all complete and fully fuctional.
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Book number: 117300
CAD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 41 US$ 45.21 | £UK 37.25 | JP¥ 4809]
Keywords: Pop-Up Books, Automotive, Juvenile, Literature - Childrens'

 
(CLOTH BOOK)
Goosie Gander Rhymes
London, Dean's Rag Book Co.. [no date]. (12mo) Very good plus. Limp cloth. Unpaginated, illustrated in colour on cloth. Remarkably bright, despite very slight soiling, else near fine. Illustrations by Kenneth H. Lovell.
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Book number: 203157
CAD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 136 US$ 150.7 | £UK 124.25 | JP¥ 16030]
Keywords: Juvenile, Cloth Books

 
115455
Green Hills of Africa
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons. 1935, 1st edition. (Cloth, 8vo) Very good, no dust jacket. 295pp. Note "A" and publishers seal to copyright page. Covers show sunning especially at spine.
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Book number: 115445
CAD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 102 US$ 113.02 | £UK 93.25 | JP¥ 12022]
Keywords: Hemingway, American Literature

 
(CLOTH BOOK)
Jolly Alphabet
[New York], McLoughlin Bros.. [circa 1895]. (4to) Very good. Limp cloth. Unpaginated, illustrated in colour on cloth. Some wear and folds but remaining remarkably bright and good. "T was a Tailor who mended a coat, / Oh, but his fingers were nimble! / the seams were all pressed by a goose, and the rest / Was done with a needle and thimble.".
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Book number: 203155
CAD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 170 US$ 188.37 | £UK 155.25 | JP¥ 20037]
Keywords: Juvenile, Cloth Books

 
(ANON.)
Learning to Act
London, The Religious Tract Society. [circa 1850]. (16mo) Good to very good. 172pp. Light general wear to boards, the spine somewhat faded - gilt remaining bright enough. Former owner's contemporary name to endpaper. Internally remarkably little aging.
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Book number: 203870
CAD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.75 US$ 33.91 | £UK 28 | JP¥ 3607]
Keywords: Juvenile

 
(LE ROUX, L' ABBE?)
Lettres sur la Maniere de Former le Caractere des Jeunes Gens
France, H.F. Boubers. 1780. (12mo) Good. 272pp. An apparently contemporary hand has added, "par L' Abbe le Roux" to title-page. Spine essentially gone. Edges tatty, but without affecting text; a few pencilled marginalia within. About a third portion of pp 3 / 4 missing. "Ouvrage utile, non-seulement aux personnes preposees a l' Instruction publique, mais encore aux Peres & aux Meres, pour l' Education privee de leurs Enfans.".
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Book number: 203937
CAD 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 102 US$ 113.02 | £UK 93.25 | JP¥ 12022]
Keywords: Juvenile, France, French Language

 
(MONTGOMERY, LUCY MAUD)
Lucy Maud Montgomery, "The Island's Lady of Stories"
Springfield, P E I, the Women's Institute. 1963. (12mo, wrappers) Very good plus. 20pp. Illus. port. Pamphlet in celebration of L.M.M.
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Book number: 202477
CAD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 18.84 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2004]
Keywords: Canadian Literature

 
(ANTHOLOGY)
More Songs by the Fighting Men; Soldier Poets: Second Series
London, Erskine MacDonald. 1917, 1st Edition. (16mo, wrappers) Good to very good. 144pp. General wear without particular fault, a book that has been through the wars. And come back. An anthology of verse by soldiers on active duty.
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Book number: 203445
CAD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 37.67 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4007]
Keywords: Literature, British, Verse

 
My Own Years
Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, Inc.. (ISBN: 0-7710-6893-X). 2000, 1st edition. (Cloth) As new in as new dust jacket. 311pp. With duplicate and contradictory copyright pages; also gilt rather than silver stamping on binding.
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Book number: 115610
CAD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 30.14 | £UK 25 | JP¥ 3206]
Keywords: Literature-Canadian, Canadian Literature, Novels 077106893X

 
My Very First Book
London, The Sunshine Press. [no date]. (hardcover) Good. Undated, c.1940s. Unpaginated. 4to. Illustrated paper over boards; red cloth spine. Filled with wonderful illustrations throughout. Some youthful ministrations: title written small to spine in ink, ever-so faint erasure of a orange square to ffep, likewise orange pencil crayon(?) to margin / gutter of frontispiece-title page. Closed tear to head of ffep. Else bright and clean (remarkably so, given the artistic inclinations of the young reader who once thumbed this tome. Illustrated be "E.W.B.".
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Book number: 119154
CAD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.07 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1603]
Keywords: Juvenile, Children's Literature, Illustrated Books, Juvenile Books

 
(MOVABLE BOOK)
My Paint Book; 144 Pages to Paint and Color
Kenosha, Samuel Lowe. 1941, 1st Edition. (4to, wrappers) Near fine. Unpaginated, illus. This copy has not been coloured in at all, as nearly pristine as we've seen.
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Book number: 203152
CAD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 37.67 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4007]
Keywords: Juvenile, Moveable Books

 
(CLOTH BOOK)
Routledge's Everlasting Alphabet
[No Place], Routledge. [circa 1870]. (12mo) Good to very good. Limp cloth. Unpaginated, illus. - black / red. Soiled and aged, yet charming and bright enough. Illustrations by Hugh Rowley.
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Book number: 203150
CAD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 170 US$ 188.37 | £UK 155.25 | JP¥ 20037]
Keywords: Juvenile, Cloth Books

 
(READERS)
Second Reader
Toronto, Copp, Clark Co. Ltd.. [circa 1899]. (12mo) Very good plus. 184pp. Frontispiece, illus. Very light wear to covers, a trifle stained. Hinges barely tender. Former owner's name to endpaper. Rubber stamp to title-page. Canadian Catholic Readers; Approved by the Education Department for use in the Roman Catholic Separate Schools of Ontario.
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Book number: 110444
CAD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 37.67 | £UK 31.25 | JP¥ 4007]
Keywords: Juvenile, Primers

 
(ANON.)
A Visit to the Sea Side
London, A. K. Newman and Co.. 1843. (24mo) Very good plus. Two parts in one volume: Part I - 170 p; Part II - 257 p. Engraved frontispiece. Gilt-printed spine remaining very bright despite some sunning to green cloth. Front hinge tender. Former owner's contemporary name to endpaper. A little age spotting and off-setting within but very good indeed overall.
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Book number: 203936
CAD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.75 US$ 64.05 | £UK 52.75 | JP¥ 6813]
Keywords: Juvenile

 
CODY. H.A.
The Touch of Abner
Tornoto, Mcclleland and Stewart. 1929, 2nd Canadian imprint. (Cloth, 8vo) Very good in very good dust jacket. ix, 310pp. Gift inscription, wear to dj, some paper loss.
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Book number: 116632
CAD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 22.6 | £UK 18.75 | JP¥ 2404]
Keywords: Canadian Literature, Canadian Literature, Canadian Prairies, Fiction

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