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1 Anno, Mitsumasa ANNO'S COUNTING HOUSE
New York Philomel Books 1983 0399208968 / 9780399208966 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 4to Mitsumasa Anno; 
Unpaginated. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; silver endpapers; illustrated in full colour throughout. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Learning mathematics is child's play, according to world-famous artist and innovative educator Mitsumasa Anno. He proved it here in a wordless picture story that leads young readers or even pre-reading children to discover the fascinating world of numbers while playing an amusing game. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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2 Anonymous FOUR SEASONS: Spring Blossoms; Summer Fun; Autumn Leaves; Snowflakes
Toronto John Bradford 1950 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to Corina; 
Unpaginated. Actually undated - circa 1950. All four books have some edge and corner wear with some darkening and a previous owner's name inside. Illustrated in colour and black and white by Corina. To be clear, the four titles here are: Spring Blossoms; Summer Fun; Autumn Leaves; and Snowflakes. 
Price: 32.95 CDN
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3 Anonymous HAPPY KIDS' JACK AND THE BEANSTALK AND TOM THUMB STORY BOOK
New York Burton Playthings 1934 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
Unpaginated. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers with a raised figure of Jack on the front cover. Edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Illustrated in full colour. 
Price: 54.95 CDN
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4 Anonymous THE DOLL'S HOUSE
London Valentine and Sons 1915 First Edition Paperback Very Good- Ephemera 16mo 
Unpaginated. Staple-bound in coloured card covers; cut in the shape of a doll's house. Light edgewear with some creasing; previous owner's inscription on the title page. Mr. and Mrs. Dolliken Wood, in search of a house they went... A reasonably unique item. 
Price: 82.45 CDN
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5 Anonymous TOM THUMB BOOKS: The Toy Parade; The Town of Dipsy Doodle; Ray Rabbit and Dora Duck; Mother Goose; The Shoe House; Mrs Hen and Her Baby Chicks
New York Rand McNally and Company 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 32mo 
Unpaginated. Six small hardcover books in pictorial boards and illustrated in colour. Light rubbing at the corners; no interior markings. To be clear, the six books here are: The Toy Parade; The Town of Dipsy Doodle; Ray Rabbit and Dora Duck; Mother Goose; The Shoe House; and Mrs Hen and Her Baby Chicks. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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6 Anonymous (editor and authors) HAPPY HOURS - An Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls - Volume 1, number 2 - February 1871
New York O. A. Roorbach, Publisher 1871 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
18 - 32 pp. Bound with stitching on the spine. Considering the age of the paper, normal wear around the edges; a bit of foxing on the front and back pages; no interior writing. Illustrated with black and white drawings and etchings. This issue contains: The Frog Fish; Far Away in the Frozen Seas or, A Story of a Whaling Expedition - a serial; The Young Herd and the King's Daughter - A Fairy Story; The Gorilla; How to Construct a Toy Steam Engine; The Magic Jar - An Old-Fashioned Fairy Tale; a page of advertisements; and Puzzle Corner. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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7 Anonymous (editor) STORIES FOR BOYS
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts JG Kids - World Publications 2011 1572158824 / 9781572158825 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 4to 
160 pp. Padded pictorial hardcover; illustrated endpapers; blue edged all round; illustrated throughout in full colour. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. This story collection contains mostly classic stories for kids: Pinocchio; The Pirate Prince; Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; The Firebird; The Rabbit's Apprentice; Hans and the Bears; The Enchanted Fiddle; The Boy Who Cried Wolf; The Fox and the Wolf; Sinbad and the Giant; The Boggart; Dick Whittington and His Cat; The Brave Little Donkey; Aladdin; Jack and the Beanstalk; The Brave Little Tailor; Puss in Boots; Robin Hood and Little John; The Pig That Flew; and The Three Billy Goats Gruff. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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8 Atton, Valentina OWL'S DREAM
Pender Island, British Columbia Joyful Wonder Kid's Press 2014 0993675018 / 9780993675010 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine Author's First Book 4to Sophia Johnson; Signed by Author
88 pp. Non-personalized inscription by Valentina Atton on the front endpaper: Believe in magic! Valentina Atton, Pender Island, BC. Oversized softcover with French flaps. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's writing, no interior markings. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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9 Avi AMANDA JOINS THE CIRCUS
New York Avon Books - Camelot Books 1999 0380803380 / 9780380803385 First Edition Paperback Near Fine 12mo David Wisniewski; Signed by Artist and Author
100 pp. Signed on the half-title page by the author, Ave, and the illustrator, David Wisniewski. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the signatures, no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. Awesome was the only word Amanda the raccoon could think of to describe the circus, and she was determined to join it as a clown. 
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10 Benabo, Brian ACE OF DIAMONDS IN NEW YORK
London White Lion 1977 0856862800 / 9780856862809 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Michael Jupp; Signed by Author
73 pp. Personalised inscription on the first blank page by Brian Benabo. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Dustjacket and interior half-tone plates by Michael Jupp. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a short tear on the lower left corner of the front panel; price intact; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. He won a small fortune in a card game in London and, along with the money, he took the Ace of Diamonds from the deck as a souvenir. Someone wants the Ace back... 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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11 Bolduc, Albert (translated from the French by R. J. Clark) FROGGY FROLICS - The Koax Family
Montreal Fides 1944 First Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo Henri Beaulac; 
63 pp. BB Chapbooks - Book 1. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with some very minor creasing on the spine; darkened on the covers; no interior markings. Illustrated with three-colour drawings by Henri Beaulac. 
Price: 109.95 CDN
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12 Bolton, Anna (with Dorothy Russell; M. E. Murray; Violet Methley; Ethel Talbot; Amy Whipple) LITTLE BOY BLUE - and Other Stories
London Thomas Nelson - Nelson Library 1929 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good- 12mo 
96 pp. Pictorial boards. Illustrated with line drawings. Edge and corner wear with some minor discolouration on the panels; previous owner's name and date (1929) on the front free endpaper. This story collection contains: Molly's Baby by Dorothy Russell; Pussycat Wussycat by M. E. Murray; The Eggs by Violet Methley; The Fairy Wish by Ethel Talbot; How Dicky Spent a Long Long Day by Amy Whipple; and Little Boy Blue by Anna Bolton. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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13 Bond, Rebecca OUT OF THE WOODS - A True Story of an Unforgettable Event
New York Margaret Ferguson Books - Farrar Straus Giroux 2015 0374380775 / 9780374380779 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 4to 
Unpaginated. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; illustrated endpapers; illustrated in full colour throughout by Rebecca Bond. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. 
Price: 32.95 CDN
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14 Bradley, Anne F. (editor) THE CHILDREN'S FRIEND - Volume 10, number 7 - July 1875
Coatesville, Pennsylvania Anne F. Bradley 1875 First Edition Paperback Good Only 8vo 
193 - 224 pp. Edge and corner wear with a few chips and nicks; some discolouration around the edges; no interior writing but a previous owner's name is along the upper edge of the back cover, which features an ad for the 1875 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. This is somewhat fragile, which, considering its age and the quality of the paper, should not be thought of as unusual. This issue contains: Falsehood and Fishing by Claire Ingelow; He Loves the Little Ones Best by Gerald Massey; Widow Blake's Cherries by Helen Angell Goodwin; A Child's Fancy by Lida F. Matthews; The Migratory Locust by Frank Carroll; Climbing Hills and Mountains; or, Willing Hearts by Margery Hope; Burns on Receiving a Sprig of Heather in Blossom by John G. Whittier; A Little Talk on the Science of Common Things - continued by Benjamin Hallowell; The Twin Sisters - continued; A Cottage and a Palace by Melrose; Bluebells by Mary L. Bolles Branch; True Manliness by A.F.B.; To Be Sure, of Course I Know - A Legend of the Swallow; Educational - The Susquehanna; A Talk About Grammar by Amelie V. Petit; followed by some poetry, book notices and puzzles. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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15 Brown, Margaret Wise LITTLE PIG'S PICNIC - and Other Stories
Boston D. C. Heath and Company 1939 First Edition Hardcover Good Only 8vo The Walt Disney Studio; 
102 pp. Beige cloth with burgundy, blue and beige pictorials on the both panels; lettered in burgundy on the spine; blue illustrated endpapers; illustrated in colour throughout by Disney Studios. Wear at the corners and at the head and foot of the spine; some rubbing on the panels; previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. This story collection contains: The Little Pig's Picnic; The Barnyard Song; The Lonely Little Colt; The Ugly Duckling; Pluto's Chicks; Pluto's Kitten; The Grasshopper and the Ants; The Orphan Kittens; The Flying Mouse; and The Old Mill. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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16 Brown, Vicki THE ADVENTURES OF UNCLE VOLE
Leicester, England The Brockhampton Press 1940 First Printing Hardcover Very Good 12mo Jeanne Farrar; 
64 pp. Pictorial boards; illustrated endpapers. Light edge and corner wear with some minor discolouration on the boards; no interior markings; no dustjacket. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white by Jeanne Farrar. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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17 Burnett, Frances Hodgson THE RACKETTY PACKETTY HOUSE
New York Simon and Schuster 2006 0689869746 / 9780689869747 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo Wendy Anderson Halperin; 
90 pp. Quarter-bound in red on red boards; decorated in gilt on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; profusely illustrated with sepia paintings by Wendy Anderson Halperin. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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18 Burroughs, Edgar Rice (adapted by Bob Blaisdell) TARZAN
New York Dover Publications 1997 0486295303 / 9780486295305 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 8vo John Green; 
(iv) 92 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. An easy-to-read version for children. Illustrated with line drawings by John Green. 
Price: 5.45 CDN
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19 Bush, Timothy BENJAMAIN McFADDEN AND THE ROBOT BABYSITTER
New York Crown Books 1998 0517799847 / 9780517799840 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to Timothy Bush; 
Unpaginated. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; red endpapers; illustrated in full colour throughout by Timothy Bush. Lightly rubbed on the corners; price intact; no interior markings. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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20 Carruthers, David THE WOLF THAT COULDN'T AROOOOO
Canada Playful Dragon Studios 2001 0968154190 / 9780968154199 Second Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo Kathy Quayle; Signed by Artist and Author
24 pp. Staple-bound in pictorial card covers. Personalised inscriptions by both the author, David Carruthers, and the artist, Kathy Quayle, on the copyright page. Illustrated in full colour throughout. Light wear on the corners; aside from the author's and the writer's inscriptions, no interior markings. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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