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1 The House That Jack Built
Toronto The Canada Games Co. 1922 Illustrated card covers Sl. Wear to covers, generally vg. Previous owner's name on first page 12 x 9.5 inches (30.5 x 22.7  Quarto Colour half page illustrations. Illustrations by W.R. Stark 
Canada Toy Books C3 Series 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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2 (De Mille, James) The B.O.W.C. A Book for Boys By The Author of The Dodge Club, & Co. Illustrated
Boston Lee & Shepard 1870 2nd Edition Green cloth with gilt design to spine Cloth sl.worn, generally vg 7 x 4.75 inches (18 x 12.1 cm 8vo. Frontis & 3 b. & w. wood engravings By John Andrew-Son John Andrew-Son

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3 (De Mille, James) The Boys of Grand Pre School.
Boston Lee and Shepard 1871 Green cloth with gilt title and decoration to spi Front endpaper damaged with piece missing at top. Cloth worn. One plate loose 7 x 4.75 inches (18 x 12.1 cm 8vo. Frontis & other full page steel engravings throughout. 
#2 of the B.O.W.C. series 
Price: 45.00 CDN
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4 Averill, Esther (retold by) The Voyages of Jacques Cartier
New York The Domino Press 1937 Red cloth with gilt title to front and spine Light wear to edges, otherwise vg Quarto B&w frontis, b&w illus. throughout 

Price: 15.00 CDN
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5 Barth, Dr. (trans. from the German of). The Weaver of Quellbrunn, or , the Roll of Cloth. A Story for Christian Children.
Toronto & Montreal James Campbell & Son, nd (1865?) Purple pressed cloth with gold vignette to front,  Previous owner's inscription f.e.p. 5.5 x 3.5 inches (14 x 9 cm) 12mo. ill. with steel engravings inc. frontis. 

Price: 45.00 CDN
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6 Boning, Richard A 17 Minutes to Live
Baldwin, NY Dexter & Westbrook 1973 0879661062 / 9780879661069 Cloth in dust jacket Vg Dust jacket has been laminated 9.25 x 7.25 inches (23.5 x 18.4 cm) Lg. 8vo. Illustrated by Harry Schaare 
Part of the Incredible Series. A story of the Halifax Explosion written for young people. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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7 Brewer, Elizabeth (as told by) Peg Bearskin A Traditional Newfoundland Tale
St. John's Running the Goat (2003) 0968871275 / 9780968871270 Trade edition Card covers with dec. endpapers 10.5 x 8.5 inches(27 x 22cm0 Quarto With illustrations by Elly Cohen 

Price: 25.00 CDN
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8 Butler, Geoff The Killick: a Newfoundland story told and illustrated by Geoff Butler
Montreal Tundra Books (1995) 0887763367 / 9780887763366 Glossy paper covered boards with dj. Vg. in vg dj 8 x 10 inches(21 x26cm) Oblong 10 colour plate, 8 b.&w. illus. in text with illus. half-title Geoff Butler

Price: 15.00 CDN
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9 Butler, Geoff (Lyrics by Cavendish Boyle) Ode to Newfoundland
Montreal Tundra Books 2003 0887766315 / 9780887766312 Decorative glossy boards in dj. Fine Dust jacket is vg 8 x 11 inches(22 x27cm) Oblong Page colur ilustrations by Geoff Butler 

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10 Cameron, Silver Donald The Baitchopper
Toronto James Lorimer and Company, Publishers 1982 0888625995 / 9780888625991 Trade paperback Very good 8vo. B&w illustrations 

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11 Clarke, George Frederick Noel and Jimmy-Why Illustrated by Charles Liedl
Fredericton Brunswick Press (1959) Blue cloth with white titles to spine and cover i Near fine Dust jacket is near fine 9.25 x 7 inches (23.5 x 18 cm 8vo. B&W illustrations Liedl, Charles
Wildlife stories by George Frederick Clarke 
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12 Creighton, Luella The Hitching Post A Story Dealing in Magic
Toronto / Montreal McClelland and Stewart Limited (1969) Medium-green boards with gilt title to spine, in w Spine and top edge very minor fading, top edge soiled otherwise good in good dust jacket 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15.5 x 23 cm) B&w illustrations 
Signed by author front free endpaper 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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13 Crowe, John Congdon. In the Days of the Windjammers
Toronto Ryerson 1959 Cloth in dustjacket Good in torn dust jacket. 8vo. Frontis & 8 ills. 
It was a common custom for captains of deep-sea sailing vessels to have their families accompany them. This book gives a factual account of the life of one such family that lived aboard a full-rigged ship in the nineties of the last century. Inside dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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14 Daunt, Achilles In the Land of the Moose, The Bear and The Beaver
London et al Thomas Nelson and Sons nd (1910) Red decorated cloth with gilt dec & titles to fro Bookseller stamp & ticket inside front cover, generally very good 7.5 x 5.5 inches (19 x 14 cm) 8vo. 8 coloured plates including frontis by W.H. Groome 

Price: 35.00 CDN
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15 De Mille, Prof. James Fire in the Woods.
Boston & New York Lee & Shepard, Publishers 1872 Green cloth with gilt title and decorations to sp Previous owner's name on f.e.p. Cloth worn to edges & spine. Generally very good 7 x 4.75 inches (18 x 12.1 cm 8vo. Frontis, 3 b. & w. wood-engravings. 10 page book catalogue of Lee & Shepard juvenile tiles at rear 
#4 in the B.O.W.C. Series 
Price: 50.00 CDN
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16 De Mille, James A Castle in Spain A Novel Illustrated by E.A. Abbey
New York Harper & Brothers, Publisher (1869) Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and fr Wear to edges, inner hinge cracks, a light water stain to outer margin (not into text) of the last 80 pages 9.3 x 6.1 inches (15.4 x 23.5 cm) 8vo. Frontis and numerous b&w. plates 

Price: 125.00 CDN
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17 De Mille, James A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder
Toronto The MacMillan Co. of Canada, Ltd. 1910 First Canadian Edition Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine & blind Very light wear to edges of binding and foxing to preliminary and final leaves 7.25 x 5.5 inches (18.4 x 14 cm) 8vo. 

Price: 75.00 CDN
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18 De Mille, James The American Baron. A Novel with Illustrations
New York Harper & Brothers, Publishers Brown cloth with gilt to spine and front cover A small portion of the corner of front cover knocked off and the edges of the 1st fly leaf has a water stain 8vo. Frontis & numerous b. & w. wood-engravings 

Price: 25.00 CDN
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19 De Mille, James The Dodge Club; or, Italy in MDCCCLIX
New York Harper & Brothers, Publisher 1876 Green cloth boards with gilt to spine & front cov Worn along edges, and some spotting to title-page and preliminary leaves 6 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.75 8vo. With over 100 ills. in text 

Price: 45.00 CDN
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20 De Mille, James The Dodge Club; or, Italy in MDCCCLIX
New York Harper & Brothers, Publisher (1883) Later issue ( ad. for 'A Castle in Spain' on verso of title page, which was published in 1883 Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and fr Bottom edge is worn with some loss of cloth and a very small ink stamp from previous owner on title page 9.3 x 6.1 inches (15.4 x 23.5 cm) 8vo. With over 100 ills. in text 

Price: 25.00 CDN
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