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THE CIRCUS IS COMING, Streatfeild, Noel
181 Streatfeild, Noel THE CIRCUS IS COMING
London J. M. Dent 1939 9990310726 / 9789990310726 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Spurrier, Steven 
Dent, London 1939, 2nd printing. Harcover with no dustjacket (as issued? ) , red cloth with gilt title and decoration on spine. Cover has moderate wear and fading to edges and corners, corner bumping, light soiling/staining to cover and outer edge of pages. Pages are intact, with occasional light soiling, age tanning and gift inscription on first endpage. B/w illustrations. A brother and a sister run away from home for fear of being sent to an orphanage, and set out to find their uncle who runs a circus. They discover him in Bridlington and join the troupe. Winner of the 1938 Carnegie Medal. (570); 8vo; 314 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Grosset & Dunlap 1948 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Created by Geo. W. Trendle 
Copyright 1948, may be later printing. Moderate edgewear & soiling/spotting to cover & outer edge of pages. Interior is tight and clean for the most part, a few small stains seen & a couple earmarks. "In the days when the West was young, an experimental camel train set out from San Antonio, Texas, to try to reach what was then a far distant destination - California. Behind that grueling, five-months expedition is the thrilling story of how two men - the Lone Ranger and his Indian friend Tonto thwarted the desperate attempts of steamship and stagecoach interests to sabotage the camel train...." (*Shipping will be reduced to some locations). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 12.50 USD
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183 Tetro, Marc MONTY GOES SOUTH
Toronto Little, Brown & Company 1997 0316831379 / 9780316831376 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Hardcover is clean and unmarked. Jacket has one small tear, light scuffing, light soiling, not clipped. Charming colour illustrations throughout. Monty's fear of heights has kept him from flying south with all his friends. He considers driving, sailing or even riding his skateboard but soon realizes he must conquer his fears in time to fly with the other geese. But how? (os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Black Tiger,  The Story of a Faithful Horse, Thomas C. Hinkle
184 Thomas C. Hinkle Black Tiger, The Story of a Faithful Horse
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1952 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Very good hardcover, with fair dustjacket. Pages are all intact, and clean other than small scription on 1st endpage and black ink X on bottom edge of pages. Cover is clean, with tanning to spine and eges and light wear/bumping to spine ends. Dustjacket has several edge tears and chips, age tanning, small peel on front where sticker was removed. Front flap is not clipped. "John Sheridan has promised the horse to his young range rider, Jim Summers - if only Jim could catch him. That was the problem. The colt was sleek, swift as a black tiger, and wild as Old Snorter his mother...." Juvenile reading. (345noto,0514) ; A Famous Hinkle Horse Story; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 16.95 USD
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THE FLYING TORTOISE An Igbo Tale, Tololwa M. Mollel
185 Tololwa M. Mollel THE FLYING TORTOISE An Igbo Tale
Toronto Oxford University Press 1994 0195409906 / 9780195409901 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Spurll, Barbara Signed by Author
Signed/inscribed by author Mollel on title page. There is also a gift inscription on the same page. Hardcover is in excellent condition, clean and intact, there is a previous owner's name written quite small and crossed out on endpage. Jacket has light edgewear , a couple small edge tears and price sticker on rear. "Traditional tale about trickster Mbeku the tortoise, a favorite among the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria" The greedy tortoise thinks he should have mroe than his share of everything. When he learns the birds are invited. To a feast, he is desperate to go along - but first, he must wings to fly! (os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.50 USD
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186 Tomba, Bruno ALL THE ANIMALS
Milano & Toronto Casa Editrice & Regal Stationary 1959 B000NE87AS First Edition Hardcover Good Illustrated by Tomba, Bruno; Allevi, G. 
Very good interior with good cover, no jacket (as issued? ) , illustrated cover. Pages clean and unmarked, light age tanning to page edges and inside covers, light creasing to endpapers. Beautifully illustrated in colour. Cover has moderate wear and some paper loss at corners/upper spine, light edgewear, light scuffing/scratches to cover, spine ends neatly taped. On heavy stock paper. A book of domestic and wild animals; more wild animals; birds; insects and strange animals. Each drawing has a text description of the creature(s) being illustrated. (820); Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Price: 15.95 USD
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Chicago Melmont 1964 Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Huchinson, William 
Revised 1964 edition, no jacket as issued.. Ex-school library with usual type markings, minimal markings to book cover, bit of tape residue on front. . Pages are clean and intact. There are some glue markings inside rear covers where pocket may have been attached. Light edgewear to cover, some bumping of corners. Illustrated in black/white/orange. When John Martin's father has to leave for Brazil, John is unhappy about the trip until his father tells him he will be no further away than the telephone wires which run behind their house. One day when John is expecting an important call from his Dad, a huge flock of purple Martins settle on the telephone wires and break them. The trouble man has to come to their house and manages to fix the line just in time for John's very important call.... (245-osl) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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188 Trisha Gessler BEARS AND BERRIES
Wedge / University of B. C. 1983 0888650205 / 9780888650207 First Edition Hardcover Fine Illustrated by Markowsky, Jeannie 
Excellent condition, clean and unmarked, only very light wear overall. Beautiful colour & b/w illustrations. "A charming introduction to the Haida understanding of animals. A little girl going berry-picking encounters a bear. Her mother tells a legend about bears. Lovely illustrations recreate village of Skedans as it was in 1878. A read-aloud book for younger grades. Relevant to social studies. " (400) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 16.95 USD
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189 Trottier, Maxine PRAIRIE WILLOW
Toronto Stoddart Kids 1998 0773730672 / 9780773730670 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Fernandez, Laura & Jacobson, Rick 
Hardcover, no jacket, illustrated boards.. Light edge wear, bottom corners the paper is worn off, other corners have light wear, light scuffing. Interior pages are clean & tight. Colour illustrations. Synopsis: Mama, Papa, Jack, and Emily move out to the prairie, where they farm the land and build a sod house, and Emily buys a small weeping willow tree to plant, which stays rooted in the ground for many generations. (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.55 USD
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Brown Watson Ltd. 1986 0709703767 / 9780709703761 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Pavlin, J. 
Oblong, no jacket as issued, illustrated cover. Light edgewear to cover. Couple very small tears and light creasing on a couple of the pop-ups. All work fine. From hot air balloons, to early gliders and the box-kite flying machine to a modern space station. Terrific colour illustations. [310-osl]; 8vo 
Price: 8.95 USD
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CURLY, Vandenberg, Frank
191 Vandenberg, Frank CURLY
Michigan Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
No jacket. 88 pages. Moderate edgewear & light soiling to cover, wear a little heavier on spine ends & corners (spine ends are a little bare). Light soiling to outer edge of pages. Interior pages clean & tight other than a few light spots. There is an inscription on blank endpage and a tiny booksellers stamp inside cover. Curly and his friends on the baseball team set out to win the Big Game. Christian themes. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 47.50 USD
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London Paul Hamlyn 1968 Third Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover fine other than very light soiling outer edge of pages and age tanning to page edges. B/w illus. Jacket has light edgewear, clean & bright, not clipped. From some of the world's most famous authors come 20 great stories of adventure, mystery and heroism on the high seas. Includes stories by Frank Knight, Charles Kingsley, Daniel Defoe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, H. G. Wells and others.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 17.25 USD
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193 Various Authors COLLINS BOYS' ANNUAL
London Collins 1960 Hardcover Very Good 
Very good condition for it's age. No publication date, circa late 1950's to early 1960's. Illustrated boards, no jacket as issued. Cover, which shows a charging cavalry on horseback, has moderate edgewear/edge rubbing, small paper loss at corners, front is clean and bright, light soiling to rear. Pages are clean and intact other than first two pages loose just at bottom corner, approx. 1 inch. Endpage has been neatly taped. Light age tanning to page edges and a couple small edge tears seen. Colour and b/w illustrations. Anthology of boys' adventure stories about the British Infantry, mysteries to be solved, sailing, pets and other topics. Authors include Edward Boyd, Paul Gardiner, John Newton Chance, Hugh Paterson, David Stephen, Jim Kjelgaard, Jane Oliver, Captain Frank Knight, Trevor Holloway, David Stephen, and Thomas Muir. (495) ; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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194 Various Authors COLLINS GIRLS' ANNUAL
London Collins 1959 Hardcover Very Good 
Stories, Articles & Poems for Girls. Hardcover, with illustrated boards, no dustjacket as issued, in very good condition. Some wear & small chips to edges & corners. Bottom spine end has a chip out of it, about 1/2", cover is clean & bright. Interior pages are clean & tight, endpages have some age yellowing. Colour frontispiece, numerous b/w illustrations. 128 pages. SUMMARY: Adventure & romance stories for girls from various authors including: Pauline Clarke, David Stephen, P.M. Warner, Dorothy Clewer, Lydia Burton, Marie Muir, Jane Shaw, Sybil Burr, Viola Bayley, Capt. Frank Knight, Maurice Allward and others. ; 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall 
Price: 12.95 USD
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195 Various Authors STORY PARADE A MAGAZINE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS JAN 1944 A Magazine for Boys and Girls, January 1944
VA Storey Parada 1944 Not First Edition Softcover Fair; 
Fair or a little better. Corner creasing & curling, creasing to covers, tears along spine, a couple pen scribbles of front, edgewear. Interior is good - stapled binding a little loose -pages have some light wrinkling, corner creases and curling, a few small tears, clean for the most part. 52 pages. Various illustratorsContents: He's in the Army - Glen RoundsGoing to Bed - a poem - Beth WalkerPatchy - Elizabeth CoatsworthA Name for a Horse - Mabel Leigh HuntWhose World - Marjorie HaysHerbert's Reward - Hazel WilsonThe Big Bag - Katherine b. ShippenBooks for Today and Tomorrow - Katherine B. ShippenThe Puzzlewits - Robin PalmerPenguin Club News From Something Old to Something New - Alma Reisberg (*Shipping will be reduced to all locations). ; 8vo 
Price: 9.55 USD
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THE GIRLS' BUDGET, Various Authors
196 Various Authors THE GIRLS' BUDGET
London Blackie & Son 1927 Hardcover Very Good 
Pictorial boards, no dustjacket, 1920's. Undated, however another copy of the same book was observed with a 1927 inscription. Book is very good for it's age. Cover has moderate edgewear and corner wear/bumping, light soiling to cover and page edges, age tanning and spotting. Binding is sound and pages are clean & tight, a few rough edges on top edge and soiling. Numerous b/w illustrations, with coloured frontispiece by W. E. Wightman. Non-paginated, 9" x 7". A book of girl's stories and verse with various authors such as J. D. Westwood, A. E. Seymour, Florence Lacy, Phyllis I. Norris, Lilias Small, Allan Fairhurt, Lucy Bickersteth, C. H. Abrahall and several others. [487]; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 17.00 USD
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197 Various Authors THE LOOK AND LEARN BOOK 1975 A Fleetway Annual. History, Science, the Arts, Nature, Our World
London IPC Magazines 1974 0850371422 / 9780850371420 Hardcover Very Good+ 
No jacket as issued. Illustrated board - light edge & corner wear, a little bumping of edges, small tear upper spine, scuffing & a little sticker residue. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Profusely illus. In b/w & colour. Partial List of Titles: The Mystery of Angkor Watt, Afloat Over Africa, Stone Giants of Easter Island, Life Among the Pygmies, The Power of the Tides, The Storm that Inspired an Opera, Stories Told in Glass, Birth of a Monster, The Destruction of Sennacherib and numerous others....; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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DOCTOR ON SAFARI, Vernon, Claire
198 Vernon, Claire DOCTOR ON SAFARI
U. K. C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd. 1965 First Edition Softcover Good 
Pages are clean and unmarked, age tanning to interior. Last few pages have a small edge tear. Cover has moderate edgewear, a few light creases, front corner has a small chip and small tear across spine. Rear cover has a couple of edge tears, a small chip out of tear and light soiling. (*lower shipping avail to all locations) [50-osl]; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Bobbs-Merrill 1969 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated first American printing. Good condition. Ex-library book with mylar cover and usual stamps and stickers. Jacket attached to book, back pocket. Moderate edgewear to hardcover, a little heavier to spine ends and corners, light scuffing of jacket. Light soiling outer edge of pages and inside covers. Interior pages are all tight. There is some light spotting on several pages, occasional light wrinkling and a few earmarks. 150 pages. B/w illustrations. A good solid copy of this scarce 1st edition, albeit with some soiling and moderate wear. Author's first novel. A magic mirror allows Sebastian to travel from his Victorian world to a magical realm inhabited by a wicked Enchanter who has imprisoned the pretty Melissa. ; 8vo; (*Note: There will be an additional shipping charge to insure to full value). 
Price: 55.00 USD
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200 Von Walther, Gertrue The Four Seasons
London Abelard-Schuman 1968 0200715672 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Glauber, Uta 
Scarce Title. Library binding, former library book with no markings to outside cover. Light edgewear, moreso to spine ends & corners, light soiling, light stains to bottom edge of pages. Removal library covering & back pocket has left some tapes marks & peeled areas inside covers. Library stamp & old price on endpage. Pages are otherwise clean & unmarked. Gorgeous illustrations, alternate between b/w & full colour. Illustrated children's poems about renewal and the changing of the seasons.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 11.50 USD
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