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Mary, John and Peter - Ontario Readers Primer

by Minister of Education Ontario et al

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1933
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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AU$12.32

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Toronto: T. Eaton, 1933. Hardcover, 1st edition Attractive pictorial covers. Interior has wonderfully bright and colourful illustrations. Covers present normal edgewear. Inside the covers are detaching from the text book and there have been many tape repairs along the spine. Despite these flaws, still a wonderful example of a reading primer from 1930s Canada. … Read more
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On Cherry Street - The Ginn Basic Readers

by David H Russell ; Odille Ousley

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Published
1957
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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AU$34.57

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Toronto: Ginn and Company, 1957. Hardcover, no stated date but most likely the first edition from 1957. A clean solid and sturdy copy with wonderfully bright and delightful illustrations. Only faint shelfwear, and a little smudging at the inside of the front hinge, otherwise almost pristine!. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New.
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Children of the Bible

by Kronheim, Joseph Martin

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1854
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
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AU$55.30

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England: Religious Tract Society, 1854. Hardcover, presumed first edition based on gift inscription dated 1854. Contains 5 colour plates with illustrations by Kronheim and printed by Kronheim and Co., plus monochrome illustrations throughout. 76 pages. Pictorial covers. The book itself is in VERY POOR CONDITION, but the plates are still very lovely with bright vibrant images.… Read more
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The Tale of Old Mr. Crow - Tuck-Me-In Tales

by Bailey, Arthur Scott

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1917
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$24.89

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1917. Hardcover, presumed 1st edition. Decorative orange covers and illustrated endpapers. The book itself presents only minor shelf and edgewear. The dust jacket is very tattered (see scan) but still present and protecting the book. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor.
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Mickey Mouse Story Book

by Walt Disney Staff

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1933
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
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AU$20.74

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Toronto: Musson Book Co, 1933. Canadian edition, presumed first. 62 pages, each one with a delightful Disney illustration. The illustration on page 3 has a rubbed area, all others appear fine. Page edges are quite worn and chipped, but text block is fine. Covers, although bright and colourful, have some creasing and edgewear and have detached… Read more
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My Pets Animal Fun

by Anonymous

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1920
Condition
Poor
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
AU$76.04

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London: Epworth Press J. Alfred Sharp, 1920. Hardcover, no date, circa 1920 - presumed first and only edition. Very hard to find item. Illustrated throughout by K Harke, E Harries and Newnham among others. All tales are animal themed and the illustratrations are delightful, as are the stories. Sadly the copy is very much previously… Read more
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Frolic and Do-Funny - the Children's Own Reader

by Mary E. Pennell, Alice M. Cusack, Marguerite Davis

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1932
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$34.57

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USA: Ginn and Company, 1932. Marvelous ORIGINAL vintage reader, presumed first. Brightly illustrated in on each page, 48 pp in total. Tape reinforced spine (may have been printed with this reinforcement), some light edgewear, rubbing of creasing of covers. Interior pages mostly clean and bright, although there are a few spots here and there, and the previous… Read more
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With Clive in India or the Beginnings of an Empire

by Henty, G.A.

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
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AU$20.74

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London: Blackie, 1910. Pictorial hardcover, no date, but likely 1910. 379 pp, publisher's catalogue at front. Red covers. All six illustratrations plus maps present. Some rubbing of back cover, light shelf and edgewear, bumped corners. Interior quite good with strong binding. Minor spine lean.. Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Sister Double Happiness

by Kiangsu People's Publishing House

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1977
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
AU$41.48

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Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1977. Stated first edition. A story of the war during the resistance against Japan, telling of a militia leader who pretended to be a bride to lure the enemy out and "finish them off". Minor edgewear and one rubbed spot of cover, interior fine. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Ku Tseng-ping .… Read more
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The Little Golden Book of Fire Engines - Little Golden Book no. 382

by Gergely, Tim

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
AU$10.94

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USA: Golden Press, 1969. A lovely clean copy with only a little edgewear and light rubbing of covers along with a scuffed area (see scan). Hard Cover. Very Good.
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Walt Disney's Dumbo - Little Golden Book

by Walt Disney Studio

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
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AU$10.94

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USA: Golden Press, 1947. A lovely clean fresh copy with only a touch of edgewear and two small areas of sticker residue - all else fine. Copyright given as 1941 and 1947, but this is likely a 1970s printing.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Walt Disney Studio.
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The Aristocats - Little Golden Book no. D122

by Walt Disney Studios

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
AU$38.04

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USA: Golden Press, 1970. A lovely clean copy with only a little edgewear and light rubbing of covers. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Walt Disney Studio.
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Jingle Bells - Little Golden Book no. 553

by Daly, Kathleen

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
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AU$10.94

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USA: Golden Press, 1971. A lovely clean copy with only a little edgewear and light rubbing of covers. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Miller, J P.
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Walt Disney's Peter Pan and the Pirates - Little Golden Book no. D73

by Bob Moore ; James M Barrie

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
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AU$10.94

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USA: Golden Press, 1977. A lovely clean fresh copy with only a touch of edgewear and one small area of sticker residue - all else fine. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Walt Disney Studio.
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Let's Go Trucks - Little Golden Book no. 185

by Harrison, David L

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
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AU$10.94

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USA: Golden Press, 1973. A lovely clean fresh copy with only a touch of edgewear and one small area of sticker residue - all else fine. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Dugan, Bill.
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Salifu the Detective

by Neville, C.J.

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1950
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
AU$82.96

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London: MacMillan, 1950. Hardcover presumed first. Set in Africa, b&w illustrations. Some shelfwear and light bowing of covers, gift inscription. There is a slightly darkened area along the right edge of the front cover and a circle mark on the back otherwise a good solid copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Reeves, William.
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The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Naval Code

by Lawton, Captain Wilbur

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1915
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
AU$96.78

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New York: Hurst & Company, 1915. Hardcover, presumed first edition, printed in 1915. Pictorial covers. Rather heavy wear of covers and front and back hinges presents some mesh, but interior otherwise quite acceptable. Very uncommon in this original 1915 edition. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. Illus. by Wrenn, Charles L. .
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Boss of the River - Translated By Alan Sullivan

by Savard, Felix Antoine

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1947
Condition
Good
Edition
First Thus
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AU$20.74

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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1947. Hardcover, presumed first English language edition. Winner of several awards, this is the story of a resolute French Canadian man, contrasting the earlier times of adventures and the lives of the peasants of his present time. Ex library copy, many stamps and stickers, but generally quite a good solid copy. First Thus. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Taboo : A Story of Mysterious Africa

by Gilson, Major Charles

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1934
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$20.74

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London: Frederick Warne, 1934. Hardcover 1st edition - reddish/salmon coloured covers with black titles. Colour illustration facing title page. Gift inscription and former owner's name inside. Some shelf and edgewear, sunning of spine, front hinge a little tender, otherwise still a good vintage copy. First Edition. Half-Leather. Good.
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Morgyn the Mighty the Strongest Man in the World from the Famous Boys' Paper the Rover

by Thomson ; Leng

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Turtle Creek Books
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
AU$89.87

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London: D.C. Thomson & Co., 1951. Hardcover, presumed first. Blue covers with black titles. Some shelf and edgewear otherwise still quite a good solid copy. Former owner's name inside. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and presents some generally closed tears, but still present. Uncommon in the original wrapper, the artwork is still bright.. First Edition.… Read more
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