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ANDRUSYSHEN, C.H.
Ukrainian Literature and Its Guiding Light Shevchenko
Winnipeg, Dominion Executive of the Ukrainian National Youth Federation of Canada. 1949, 1st edition. (16mo, wrappers) Near fine. 32pp. Illus. Port. Excerpts from two addresses delivered to the Alpha Omega Society at the University of Saskatchewan.
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Book number: 110732
CAD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.75 US$ 25.72 | £UK 20.5 | JP 4003]
Keywords: Literature, Ukrainian Literature

 
ANGELL, NORMAN
The Money Game: How to Play It: A New Instrument of Economic Education
Toronto, J.M. Dent. 1931, 1st revised edition. (Cloth) Very good plus. 176pp. Plus cards and pieces bound at rear. The Money Game was designed to teach elements of currency, money and banking. Angell won the Nobel Peace Prize for 1933.
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Book number: 200048
CAD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 169.25 US$ 183.68 | £UK 144.75 | JP 28591]
Keywords: Juvenile, Economics

 
ANGELOU, MAYA
I know why the caged bird sings
London, The Folio Society NONE. 2000. (hardcover) Fine. 254pp. 4to. Written in 1969, this american classic recounts Angelou's experiences as a woman of colour in the segregated Deep South, surrounded by poverty and bigotry. A memoir that forged the path for the authorship of Black women in America. Book has no jacket, as issued, brown 'wood' cloth wrapper, gilt title stamped to spine. A fine, crisp copy. Bound in fine, sturdy, plian brown slip case.
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Book number: 131328
CAD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 22.04 | £UK 17.5 | JP 3431]
Keywords: Literature, Autobiography, Collectible Books, Memoirs

 
[ANNON.]
Jack and the Bean-Stalk / Hop O'My Thumb
Westminster, London, Bancroft & Co.. 1962. (Card covers) Very good plus. [unpaginated]. Printed by ARTIA in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Dos--dos printing of these two titles. Illustrated card covers, linen spine. Covers show light wear; small 1" split in linen spine at middle of front gutter, faint remants of pen (previous owner's name?) at same spot; edges lightly bumped. Internally, all pop-up illustrations work splendidly; bright and clean. Illustrated by Czech artist and architect Vojtech Kubasta. Although he is uncredited, his signature is easily discernable in the illustrations on both covers. Kubasta's "Sleeping Beauty" pop-up also available, $75.
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Book number: 118585
CAD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.75 US$ 73.47 | £UK 58 | JP 11436]
Keywords: Pop-Up Books, Children's Literature, Illustrated Books, Literature - Children's, Movable Books

 
[ANON.]
Animals I Like
London, Blackie & Son. [circa 1935]. (4to) Very good plus. Colour illustrations on boards with cloth hinges for durability in young hands. Cloth back strong; cover edges rubbed. Gift inscription to rear cover. Clean and tight within. Cover illustration by B. Butler. Illustrations by Frank Hare & Albert Kaye.
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Book number: 110842
CAD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 29.39 | £UK 23.25 | JP 4574]
Keywords: Juvenile

 
ANON.
Bird ABC
. [no date]. (Mass market paperback) Very good. Undated (c.1900?). No publishing or printing information provided. 12mo. In original printed wrappers; bound with a single saddle-staple. Lightest edgewear to wraps. Each letter illustrated with a corresponding bird; many of the illustrations for each letter in colour. The ink used for the colour illustrations has toned through to the verso of the leaf. A delightful alphabet book, in remarkable condition given both its age and its original purpose to serve little readers. In protective plastic sleeve.
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Book number: 122252
CAD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 18.37 | £UK 14.5 | JP 2859]
Keywords: Alphabet Book, Children's Literature, Illustrated Books, Juvenile, Juvenile Books

 
ANON.
The Gingerbread Boy [and] Hansel and Gretel
Akron, Saalfield Pub. Co.. 1921. (hardcover) Near very good in good dust jacket. Unpaginated. Illus. - colour and monochrome - illustrated endpapers. Dust jacket shows many small chips from edges without loss of image or text; general shelf wear. Minor damage to tail of board covers, else bright. The book consists of a single signature originally stapled into the covers, but separated. Text reasonably clean, bright, square.
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Book number: 111310
CAD 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 44 US$ 47.76 | £UK 37.75 | JP 7434]
Keywords: Juvenile, Fairy Tales

 
ANON.
Grosse Bilderschau
. [no date], presumed 1st. (Wrappers) Good to very good. [unpaginated]. No publisher or printer information given. Undated (c.1900). 12mo, oblong. Text in German; Fraktur font. Card wrappers; saddle-stapled. White card front cover, full chromo-litho illustration; brown patterned card rear cover, as giraffe print. Wrappers rubbed; top cover with spots from soiling, dust dirtied; bump with small closed tear at head of top cover; bottom corner of bottom cover chipped. Previous owner's period name stamp at head of verso-top cover. Textblock dirtied at margins. Illustrated throughout; [p1], [p3], [p6], [p7], [p10], [P12] chromo-litho illus in full colour. An extremely attractive book. Scarce.
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Book number: 124487
CAD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 50.75 US$ 55.1 | £UK 43.5 | JP 8577]
Keywords: Juvenile, Children's Literature, German, Illustrated, Illustrated Books, Juvenile Literature, Picture Books

 
[ANON]
In Bunny Land
Waterloo, Ont. Dominion Life Assurance Co.. [circa 1930]. (Mass market paperback) Near fine. [20 pages]. Colour illustrations promoting in AEsopian fashion the advisability of good insurance and wise investment. "And little Dirty Fox will grow / and lead you far astray, - / So leave those bad companions now / and send them Right Away!".
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Book number: 110818
CAD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.5 US$ 33.06 | £UK 26.25 | JP 5146]
Keywords: Juvenile, Business, Trade Catalogs

 
[ANON]
Mischief Makers
New York, Samuel Gabriel Sons & Company. 1942, 1st thus. (Spiral-bound card) Good, no dust jacket. unpaginated. 8vo. Square. Coils have broken at head of spine. Wear along spine at front and rear. Some chipping to pages along coils due to coils breaking, as expected. Slight chipping and wear to front and rear covers. Corners rubbed.
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Book number: 113853
CAD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 36.74 | £UK 29 | JP 5718]
Keywords: Children's Literature, Children's Literature, Juvenile

 
ANON.
Soldier Sam, and Lillie's Dream.
London, The Religious Tract Society. [no date]. (hardcover) Good. [frontis], 62pp, [2pp adverts]. C.1876. 16mo. In original green cloth boards; covers stamped in black, ornately decorated; title compartment in gilt on top cover beside an inset paper illustration; paper illustration with some paper-loss. Boards rubbed. Previous owner's small label to top corner of front-pastedown. Gift inscription to ffep, dated Christmas 1879. Starting between ffep and frontispiece. Colour frontispiece. Heavily foxed throughout. Textblock remains tight. "By the author of 'The Travelling Sixpence,' 'Lost and Rescued,' Etc." (title page). 2pp publisher's listing at rear: "The 'Little Dot' Series. / New Sixpenny Books". Printed by "Knight, Printer, Bartholomew Close" in London.
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Book number: 126594
CAD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 14.69 | £UK 11.75 | JP 2287]
Keywords: Juvenile, Juvenile Books, Juvenile Literature, Religious

 
ANON.
Striving for the Mastery
London, The Religious Tract Society. [no date]. (hardcover) Fair. 96pp +adverts. Undated (c.1873). 24mo (5.75" X 3.75"). Burnt-orange cloth boards. Boards with decorative stamp in black, top cover lettered in gilt (spine was once lettered in gilt as well; gilt now scarcely present, with only blind-stamp remaining). Boards with wear, rubbed; spine darkened. Internally lightly dirtied, mostly at margins. Colour frontispiece. Binding a little shaken; starting at first blanco, remaining secure. Free of marginalia, underlining, or any other such blemishes. Printed by the Gresham Press, Unwin Brothers. An uncommon diminutive title.
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Book number: 121020
CAD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.02 | £UK 8.75 | JP 1715]
Keywords: Juvenile Literature, Children's Literature, Miniature Books, Religious Literature

 
[ANON.]
The Summer Sunshine Book
London, Blackie & Son. [no date], 1st thus. (boards) Very good plus, no dust jacket. unpaginated. 4to. Illustrated cover. Illustrated PD EP'S. Colour and B&W illustrations. Title page has very slight foxing and spotting otherwise clean and tight. Simple poems, lovely stories..all is well. A delightful book with beautiful illustrations in wonderful condition.
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Book number: 114013
CAD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 18.37 | £UK 14.5 | JP 2859]
Keywords: Juvenile, Children's Literature, Fiction, Readers

 
ANONYMOUS
Confessions of an English Maid and Other Delights
New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.. (ISBN: 0-7867-0234-6). 1995. (hardcover) Very good in very good dust jacket. 224pp. 8vo. Dust jacket very good. Grey boards, with gilt title to spine, internally clean and crisp. Two celebrated erotic entertainments in one volume.
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Book number: 125654
CAD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 18.37 | £UK 14.5 | JP 2859]
Keywords: Erotic Literature, Erotic Literature, Erotica 0786702346

 
ANONYMOUS
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$ 14.69 | £UK 11.75 | JP 2287]
Keywords: Juvenile, Children's Literature, Illustrated Books, Juvenile Books

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