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1 Alys Swan-Jackson The Apaches & Pueblo Peoples of the Southwest
Heinemann 1996 0600584887 / 9780600584889 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition, overall wear very light. Pages clean other than gift inscription across top edge of title pages. Wonderful colour illustrations and see-through scenes Of villages, houses and burial chambers. Discover the Indians of the American southwest. Incl. Cliff houses of the Anasazi, a Pueblo village, Navajo hogans, secret rituals, etc. (800) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 19.95 USD
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ANNO'S FLEA MARKET, Anno, Mitsumasa
2 Anno, Mitsumasa ANNO'S FLEA MARKET
London The Bodley Head 1984 0370305914 / 9780370305912 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
Hardcover with Illustrated boards, no jacket (as issued). A little bumping to cover corners, light scuffing, very light soiling, light age tanning. Interior clean and unmarked - a few pages have some light wrinkling. First and second page have a small tear across upper spine area. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Non-paginated. The clever artist's view of history through objects at a flea market. Wordless picture book continues his series of wordless travel books by this prize-winning author-artist. (400-osl) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 19.95 USD
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NEAR THE SEA A Portfolio of Paintings, Arnosky, Jim
3 Arnosky, Jim NEAR THE SEA A Portfolio of Paintings
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 1990 0688081649 / 9780688081645 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Excellent condition - hardcover clean & unmarked. Jacket has a little scuffing & very light edgewear. ....Armosky's delight in the natural world and the on the spot vitality of his paintings combine to make being near the sea with Jim Arnosky an experience not to be forgotten. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.95 USD
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A QUIET GAME  And other early works, Atwood, Margaret Eleanor
4 Atwood, Margaret Eleanor A QUIET GAME And other early works
Juvenilia Press 1997 0969827180 / 9780969827184 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very scarce title. Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight. Cover has a little scuffing. 27 pages. Edited & annotated by Kathy Chung & Sherrill Grace. Contents: A Quiet Game, Pause Before Transition and A Recent Grave. "Being young also means being helpless before the tormenting inequities, inexplicable savageries, and sheer power of our friends, our older siblings, our teachers, and our parents. In this collection of early works, Atwood never flinches from these truths about the condition of childhood and youth." (from rear cover) [*lower shipping avail to all locations on this lighter book - 111osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 27 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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POWER HOCKEY, Awrey, Don & Hodge, Ken
5 Awrey, Don & Hodge, Ken POWER HOCKEY
Atheneum 1975 0689106181 / 9780689106187 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library with mylar cover & usual stamps & stickers. Light edge & corner wear, paper worn off a bit on corners, light soiling outer edge of pages. Internal pages are tight, and clean other than the occcasional small spot. B/w illustrations. Awrey & Hodge were regarded as two of most competent players in hockey - Hodge, a strong, high-scoring forward & Awrey, a rugged durable defenseman. In this book, they combine their skills to instruct the younger player on the key parts of the game of hockey. Hodge concentrates on the offensive such as skating, shooting and passing, and Awrey instructive on the defensive game - playing the man, clearing the puck, checking etc. Also includes a hockey dictionary. 137 pages. (350os? ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 14.95 USD
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CHINOOK RIDGE 1880 - 1914, Bakken, Edna
6 Bakken, Edna CHINOOK RIDGE 1880 - 1914
Edmonton, AB Alberta Education 1979 0920794246 / 9780920794241 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
No jacket as issued. Light corner wear, light creasing. Faint school stamps onp endpaper & upper edge of pages, but no other evidence of being a library book. A part of the Alberta Heritage Learning Resources series, written for younger readers. It tells the stories of the early pioneers and their homesteading efforts, the ranchers, cowboys & immigrants and their struggles & triumphs in developing the prairies, as well the start-up of the Chinook Ridge school. . Great old b/w photos throughout. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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EDINBURGH From Earliest Times to the Present Day, Barclay, J. B.
7 Barclay, J. B. EDINBURGH From Earliest Times to the Present Day
London Adam & Charles Black 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover has illustrated boards, light wear to outer edge & corners. Interior pages clean, tight & unmarked other than name & pencilled price on endpage. Jacket has age tanning, moderate edgewear and a few small tears/chips, price clipped. 112 pages. The book discusses how Edinburgh grew from a small settlement on the castle rock to the fine city which it has become. Dr. Barclay also tells of the people of Edinburgh, from the early days of Celts and Romans, as well the lives of famous citizens such as Robert Burns, James Watt etc. Over 200 illus. & photos, & reproductions of contemporary prints & drawings. From the Black's Junior Reference Books series. (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) [osl-423]; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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VIDEO VIOLENCE AND CHILDREN, Barlow, Geoffrey & Alison Hill (editors)
8 Barlow, Geoffrey & Alison Hill (editors) VIDEO VIOLENCE AND CHILDREN
Hodder Arnold H & S 1985 0340384611 / 9780340384619 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean, intact condition. Pages are unmarked other than 2 blind stamps within book. Cover has light edgewear and scuffing, old price sticker on rear. "The Parliamentary Video Enquiry was set up in July 1983 to produce factual evidence relating to the effects upon children of their viewing scenes of violence in video films. This book contains the findings of this group and the startling conclusions it reached make disturbing reading..." [261-osl] ; 196 pages 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9 Brian Wildsmith BRIAN WILDSMITH 1 2 3
Millbrook Press 1995 1562949055 / 9781562949051 Softcover Near Fine 
Very nice condition, light wear/scuffing to cover. Interior pages pristine. Eye-catching, colorful design; kaleidoscopic animals constructed from bold circles, triangles and squares add an unexpected geometric element to the counting book. Ages 2-6. (os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 7.45 USD
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10 Butts, Ellen R. & Schwartz, Joyce R. MAY CHINN, THE BEST MEDICINE Science Superstars Series
Scientific American, Inc. 1995 0716765896 / 9780716765899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Hamlin, Janet 
Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition, usual ex-lib type of markings.. No jacket as issued. Only very light wear overall. "In the 1920s, May Chinn struggled against the odds to become one of the first African American doctors in the U. S. This book follows her life from childhood in New York City through 50 years as a researcher and doctor, allowing readers to appreciate her accomplishments in the world of science. (350osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.50 USD
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CLOUDS OF GLORY, Chaikin, Miriam
11 Chaikin, Miriam CLOUDS OF GLORY
Clarion Books 1997 039574654X / 9780395746547 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Frampton, David 
Excellent condition - ex-library with mylar cover and a few stamps & stickers, only very light wear overall. Clean & tight. Beautiful colour illustrations. 118 pages. Publisher's Note Where is God? What are angels? Who made them? Such questions have arisen over the ages and are answered with a type of story Jews call Midrash-Midrashim in the plural. ....retellings from the Book of Genesis: from Creation to the world of angels, the fall of Satan, Cain and Abel, the Emerald Book of Secrets, good King Methuselah, Noah and Naamah, and the binding of Isaac. Stunning woodcut illustrations accompany these graceful, witty stories in a book that will illuminate familiar texts in a thought-provoking and entertaining way. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 11.50 USD
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12 Cohen, Joan Lebold Buddha
A Seymour Lawrence Book by Delacorte Press 1969 0385280947 / 9780385280945 First Edition Hardcover Good Illustrated by Frank, Mary 
Ex-library book, still in good condition. Protective sleeve and usual ex-lib sorts of markings. Pages intact and clean, a little soiling inside covers. Scuffing to sleeve over jacket. The life of the Buddha is a beautiful story central to one of the world's great religions. But never before has it been told in a style simple and clear enough for young readers..... (353-osl) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 87 pages 
Price: 3.50 USD
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A HORSE CALLED FARMER, Cumming, Peter
13 Cumming, Peter A HORSE CALLED FARMER
Charlottetown, P. E. I. Ragweed Press 1984 0920304346 / 9780920304341 Third Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Cover has light corner wear, slight corner curling. Pages clean and unmarked other than light, partially erased colour pencil marks inside front cover. B/w illus. A heart-warming story about a brave little Magdalen Islands horse who crossed wind-swept dunes and swam a dangerous channel to get back home. The horse lived on the Islands in 1923. The story told really took place. Map at end of book shows the location of the islands and the channel the horse swam. (os) ; 8vo 
Price: 13.50 USD
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14 Cummings, Richard 101 COSTUMES FOR ALL AGES, ALL OCCASIONS
Plays, Inc. 1992 0823802868 / 9780823802869 Softcover Very Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Very clean and only very light wear overall. This unusual costume book has simple patterns and step-by-step instructions for making 150 different costumes for school plays from readily available costume materials: burlap, aluminum foil, bottle caps, cereal boxes-all these and many more for these easy-to-make but effective costumes. (os) ; 8vo; 
Price: 5.50 USD
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The Wild Wild West, Daugherty, James
15 Daugherty, James The Wild Wild West
PA David Mckay 1948 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
EX-library with spine sticker, back pocket and peeled area on 2nd last page where some library attachment was removed. Jacket attached to book. Light edgewear to hardcover, jacket edge has moderate wear and curling to top edge. Top edge also has some small peeled areas and tape repairs. Light soiling. Interior pages - occ. Light soiling, name on first page corner, light wrinkling to pages, few small edge tears seen. Great historic brown/white & colour illustrations throughout. Non-paginated. Invocation: "Call up adventure and let us ride. Careless and free by the trappers' side. Call up the wild processions again. Of painted tribes and Mountain Men. Saveage and restless and rarin to go - in hot pursuit of the buffalo. O'er high sierra or burning plain. Let us ride the Old Frontier again. "; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 26.50 USD
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JACKIE ROBINSON, OVERCOMING ADVERSITY, De Angelis, Gina
16 De Angelis, Gina JACKIE ROBINSON, OVERCOMING ADVERSITY
Chelsea House 2000 0791058980 / 9780791058985 Softcover Very Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Overall wear is light, clean and tight pages. B/w photos. Juvenile/Young Adult reading. ; 8vo; (photo shown is a stock photo). Jackie Robinson refused to quietly accept the racism that he as a black man encountered regularly. He was, above all, a fighter. But what Jackie is remembered for most is the grace and courage he displayed in not fighting back in the face of a barrage of racial taunts and threats. In the process, he insured the success of major league baseball's "noble experiment" - the elimination of the so-called color barrier.... [280-osl] 
Price: 7.95 USD
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COWBOY FUN Gun Spins, Knife Throws, Whip Pops, Horse Catches and Much, Much More, Dean, Frank
17 Dean, Frank COWBOY FUN Gun Spins, Knife Throws, Whip Pops, Horse Catches and Much, Much More
Sterling Publishing 1980 0806946083 / 9780806946085 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Sterling 1980, different ISBN: 0806946091. Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Scuffing and light soiling to covers. Interior very good, occasional small spot seen, but quite clean. One paper split by spine near front but nothing is loose. B/w photos/illus. 128 pages. The thrilling stunts & amazing feats of cowboy legend demonstrated by world champion rope twirler Frank Dean. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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18 Douglass, Frederick NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS
Doubleday 1989 0385007051 / 9780385007054 Softcover Very Good 
No markings, light wear to cover, a little corner curling. 125 pages. Originally published at the Anti-Slavery Office, No. 25 Cornhill 1845. Written when the author was about 28 years old and had just achieved his freedom. (*shipping will be reduced after checkout to all locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 4.50 USD
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19 Elston, Christina THE 24-HOUR PEDIATRICIAN Doctors from 80 Leading Children's Hospitals Offer Parents Their Best Tips for Making Kids Feel Better Faster.
Three Rivers Press 2002 0812931343 / 9780812931341 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Near new condition, only light wear overall, no markings. 430 pages. Let The 24-Hour Pediatrician be your doctor on call. Equal parts medicine and love, this comprehensive book for parents covers home remedies, tips, and tricks recommended by pediatricians at eighty leading children’s hospitals—including Cedars-Sinai, New York Presbyterian, Children’s National Medical Center, and University of Chicago—for helping your child cope with more than thirty common ailments, from asthma, chicken pox, and colic to earache, fever, sleep problems, and stomach trouble.... (*Shipping will be reduced to some locations). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 6.80 USD
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20 Feelings, Muriel MOJA MEANS ONE Swahili Counting Book
Dial Press 1979 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good Illustrated by Feelings, Tom 
Oblong hardcover. Ex-library with taped on spine sticker, couple small stamps & back pocket. Light soiling/scuffing to cover. Interior pages clean. Beautiful illustrations. Preschool. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 7.30 USD
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