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Baby's Heatlh and Record: A Practical Book For Mothers of Canada
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Baby's Heatlh and Record: A Practical Book For Mothers of Canada

By Merton Corporation Limited

Winnipeg, Man, 1923. Staplebound. Good. Folio 42318, No. 129. Unpaginated. 22 cm. Some b&w illustrations. Blue card covers. Some stains and some small chips and tears to edges. Some faint spots on first pages. Staples rusting. Baby's development, nursery, health, food and feeding, clothing, out-of-door life, weight, teeth, symptoms of disease, etc.

$25.00

Observations on the Mortality and Physical Management of Children
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Observations on the Mortality and Physical Management of Children

By ROBERTSON, John

London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1827. Hardcover. Good. x, 311p. 19.5 cm hardcover binding. Inscription on front endpaper: "Presented to his brother William Robertson with best wishes for his happiness by the Author." Original binding worn with deterioration to spine. Original spine label darkened but present. Boards held on with duct tape. Claret boards also stained, scuffed and worn. Inside, the pages are clean and the text unmarked. Inscription is by John Robertson (1797-1876) but it is not signed with his name. Dr. Robertson specialized the study of pregnancy and child development, and is an important figure in the development of modern obstetrics. He wrote numerous books on the subject, including this one. He was also an important UK social reformer speaking out on issues such as landowner responsibility, and education in Ireland.

$250.00

Practical Education. In Two Volumes. Vol. I only
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Practical Education. In Two Volumes. Vol. I only

By EDGEWORTH, Maria; EDGEWORTH, Richard Lovell

New York: Printed by George F. Hopkins, at Washignton's Head, for Self, and Brown & Stansbury, 1801. First American Edition. Leatherbound. Fair. vi, [2], 344 p. 22 cm. Full leather. Stained front, bumped corners, worn spine label. Endpapers darkened. Ex library with ink stamp across from title page, signature on title, piece cut out at top of Preface, dampstains to page edges, spots on p. 25, a tear and chipped bottom corner in p. 45, some other stains and chips. Topics: toys, tasks, attention, servants, acquaintance, temper, obedience, truth, rewards and punishments, sympathy and sensibility, vanity, pride and ambition, books.

$35.00

Post-Partum Document
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Post-Partum Document

By KELLY, Mary

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1983. Paperback. Very good +. xxi, 212 p. 25 cm. B&w illustrations. Paperback. Light wear. Ink signature inside front cover.

$50.00

Show Me! A Picture Book of Sex for Children and Parents
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Show Me! A Picture Book of Sex for Children and Parents

By FLEISCHHAUER-HARDT, Dr. Helga

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1975. English language edition. Softcover. Very good. 176 p. 31 cm. 126 b&w photographs. Pictorial softcover with light wear. In Canada label on front and rear. Slight soiling and wear to covers. Photography and captions by Will McBride. English language adaptation by Hilary Davies.

$200.00

Dionne Quintuplets publicity photo 1938
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Dionne Quintuplets publicity photo 1938

By NEA Service

NEA Service Inc. , 1938. Good +. 21 x 26 cm photograph. Stamped N.E.A. Service Inc. 1938 on rear. Slight wrinkling and spot at top left border.

$30.00

Dionne Quintuplets publicity photo 1938
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Dionne Quintuplets publicity photo 1938

By NEA Service

NEA Service Inc, 1938. Very good +. 20 x 26 cm b&w photo shows the quints with Dr. A. R. Dafoe. Stamped N.E.A. Service Inc. 1938 on rear. Two slightly creased corners.

$25.00

Dr. Dafoe's Guidebook For Mothers
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Dr. Dafoe's Guidebook For Mothers

By DAFOE, Allan Roy

New York: Julian Messner, 1938. Paperback. Very good +. 126 p. 20 cm. Pictorial paper covers. Browning near staples. Light soiling to rear. Paper browning. Small tear bottom of p. 6. Topics include: starting your baby right; organizing your baby; feeding; teaching good behaviour habits; summer care; guarding against illness and accident; premature babies; as baby grows older; etc. Indexed.

$25.00

An Essay on the Government of Children, Under Three General Heads, viz. Health, Manners, and Education
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An Essay on the Government of Children, Under Three General Heads, viz. Health, Manners, and Education

By NELSON, James

London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1763. Full-Leather. Fair. vii, 373 p. 18 cm. Full leather, marbled endpapers. Boards detached, but present. Worn corners and spine. Armorial bookplate for "E. H. Greene" of Hinxton, Cambsh. on front endpaper. Pencil notes on endpapers and Errata. Signature for "Edward Chapman" on title page in red ink. James Nelson (1710-1794) was one of the first health experts to suggest regular meals for children, along with suggestions as to what they should be fed, including "Garden Stuff" and "Small Beer" (pages 125-6). He also advocates breast milk over cow's milk whenever possible (page 66). Highly readable and entertaining to this day.

$400.00