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Cariboo Pony

By: Bjornson, Eleanor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Oolichan Books, 1981


Light edge wear, bottom back corner creased ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages; A girl and her rodeo pony are at the centre of this novel for 8-12 readers View more info

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Children of the Wild

By: Roberts, Charles G. D.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1913

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing


Dust jacket heavily chipped with some loss head of DJ spine. Book corners lightly bumped and worn. Previous owner's name store sticker on front free end paper. Light soiling of endpapers ; A tight solid book, DJ in Mylar, hinges intact. Matching illustrations of wolves hunting on paper covered boards and dust jacket, B&W frontispiece and seven B&W plates by Bransom. ; B&W Plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 300 pages; Primarily known for his poetry, Roberts also t... View more info

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ESCAPE FROM THE ICECAP A TALE OF HUSKIE AND SPARERIBS

By: Shurtleff, Bertrand

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill, 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Signed by Author; 282 pages; Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper. DJ scuffed, some chipping, short tears. Dust jacket in Mylar DJ unclipped. A tight solid book. Huskie and Spareribs are two huskies with WWII K-9 experience. They are called upon again in a dramatic rescue. View more info

Greatheart; the Salvation Hunter The Epic of a Shepherd Dog

By: Chipperfield, Joseph Eugene; Ambler, C. Gifford

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, N.D.

Edition: Fourth Printing


Price clipped DJ chipped top edge, a little soiled, gift notation on FFEP ; DJ in Mylar, tight solid book. Undated but circa 1950 ; New Chestnut Library series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages; This story tells the story of a German Shepherd who runs away to live in the wild and in his wanderings finds a new master. Greatheart follows him into military service where he is trained as a guard dog View more info

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Just So Stories for Little Children

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, London: Folio Society, 1992

Edition: Reprint


Folio sleeve has some staining and soiling.; A bright, solid book, as new, B&W illustrations throughout are reproduced from Kipling's original illustrations ; 9.30 X 6.30 X 0.90 inches; 189 pages; "Just so stories for little children An Unabridged, Unaltered Edition To Include The Author's Original Illustrations: How The Whale Got His Throat - How The Camel Got His Hump - How The Rhinoceros Got His Skin - How The Leopard Got His Spots - The Elephant's Child - The Sin... View more info

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Peter and Veronica Spring-time lessons in an old garden

By: Beech, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1920 ?

Edition: Second Printing


Green cloth covered boards has light spotting, corners a little bumped, gift notation on FFEP ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Foreword by Lord Baden-Powell ; B&W Illustrations View more info

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The Adventures of Binkle and Flip

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited, c.1950

Edition: Reprint


DJ is torn, chipped and creased, some loss top & bottom of spine, price clipped. Red paper covered boards with black titles have some tearing top & bottom of spine, water stain front board ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; This undated reprint edition was first released in the 30s View more info

THE BLUE ROAN

By: Leitch, Adelaide

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Macmillan of Canada, 1971

Edition: First Canadian Edition


Only slight wear to blue cloth covered boards, light wear to DJ ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; 185 pages; A horse story for 8-12 year olds View more info

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The Princess and the Sea-Bear and other Tsimshian Stories

By: Skogan, Joan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Prince Rupert, BC, Metlakatla Band Council, 1983

Edition: First Edition


Card covers show light edge wear and corner curl. Previous owner's name in ink on half-title page. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations, Line Drawings; 42 pages View more info

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The World of Pooh The Complete Winnie-The-Pooh and The House At Pooh Corner

By: Milne, A. A & E.H. Shepard

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1977

Edition: Reprint


Cloth covered boards show very light shelf wear. Dust jacket shows some creasing an a couple of closed tears. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar protector. 8 full page colour illustrations by Shephard as well as numerous B&W drawings. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 314 pages; "Come with us to an Enchanted Place, a forest where Winnie-the-Pooh lived with Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore, Kanga, and Little Roo. The stories are about Christopher R... View more info

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Toad Triumphant

By: Horwood, William & Patrick Benson

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1996

Edition: 1st American; First Printing


DJ shows very light edgewear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.10 inches; 283 pages; "In a second sequel to Kenneth Grahame's classic The Wind in the Willows, Horwood (The Willows in Winter, 1994) revisits the River Bank and the beloved characters of Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger. Portraits of loyal Mole, practical Rat, and wise Badger remain faithfully intact (in text as well as in Benson's black-and- white ... View more info

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Uncle Wiggily's Story Book

By: Garis, Howard R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Platt & Munk, 1939


Price clipped DJ has heavy shelf wear with tears and chipping, previous owner's names on inside of front board. A paperclip inserted at p.51 has let rust stains on pages 50-53 ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. This appears to be an early printing. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 247 pages; "Uncle Wiggily is one of the most popular and enduring characters in American literature. A cheerful “bunny rabbit gentleman”... View more info