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Although enjoyable by any sex or age these books were intended mainly for young females.

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1800s Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1800s Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell. Hard cover book beautifully decorated in good used condition with minor wear and tear to covers and some staining to a few pages. (See images). Elizabeth Wetherell was the pseudonym of Susan Bogert Warner 1819 – 1885 author of thirty novels.

 

 

 


 

We have many books and titles which were so popular that they were

re-published at different times and by different publishers.

Classics like Heidi and Little Women.

Other books developed a following and became series with multiple titles

Like Nancy Drew, Trixie Belden, Annette and Donna Parker.

To view these click on the image below.

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1890 Lorna Doone 2 Volume AuthorÂ’s Edition Set by R. D. Blackmoore $50.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1890 Lorna Doone 2 Volume AuthorÂ’s Edition Set by R. D. Blackmoore. Nice leatherette bound books with some deterioration at edges and slight separation at spine. Otherwise good. Marvellous illustrations protected by vellum sheets. This is a rare deluxe authorÂ’s edition with a printed letter written by R. D. Blackmoore.
Early 1900s Only the Governess by Rosa Nouchette Carey $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900s Only the Governess by Rosa Nouchette Carey. Hard cover book in good condition. Probably 1903 this book has owner’s name inside front cover pages and a few stickers or cards inside. Published by Hurst & Company, New York.
1929 The Little Dutch Tulip Girl by Madeline Brandeis $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1929 The Little Dutch Tulip Girl by Madeline Brandeis. Hard cover book in good used condition with name on front cover and some staining. Interior good. Great photos.
1909 The CourtinÂ’ by James Russell Howard illustrated by Arthur I Keller $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1909 The CourtinÂ’ by James Russell Howard illustrated by Arthur I Keller. This is a book of poems in quaint dialectic style. Beautifully bound and illustrated. A great item for any library collection.
Early 1900s Girl’s Own Annual $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900s Girl’s Own Annual. Hard cover book in good used condition with some staining on pages and wear and tear to cover. This is a compilation of articles stories and how-tos originally published in the weekly papers. Beautifully illustrated.
1925 "Chickie" by Elenore Meherin $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1925 "Chickie" by Elenore Meherin. Hard cover book in good used condition. Some scribbles inside front page and sticker. Slight damage to spine of covers.
1947 Blondie and Dagwood’s marvellous Invention by Chic Young $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1947 Blondie and Dagwood’s marvellous Invention by Chic Young. Original story about the Bumstead Family. Authorized edition with illustrations. Hard cover in good cared for condition with plastic cover over covers.
The Old Oak Paddock by Herbert Birrell $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! The Old Oak Paddock by Herbert Birrell. Hard cover book in used condition with scribbles and stains published by Blackie and Sons probably around the 1930s.
1925 Gas--- Drive In by E. J. Rath $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1925 Gas--- Drive In by E. J. Rath. Hard cover book in good used condition with some scribbles on cover pages and slight damage to corners of spines. Possible First Edition.
1943 Sally Scott of the Waves by Roy J. Snell $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1943 Sally Scott of the Waves by Roy J. Snell. Hard cover book in good used condition. Some wear to edges of covers, ownerÂ’s name inside. Illustrated by Hedwig Jo Meixner. This book from the "Fighters for Freedom Series" for girls tells the fictional story of WAVE Sally Scott who experiences big adventures serving overseas aboard a Navy ship on its trip to England.
1924 A Dear Little GirlÂ’s Thanksgiving Holidays by Amy E. Blanchard $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1924 A Dear Little GirlÂ’s Thanksgiving Holidays by Amy E. Blanchard. Hard cover book in good used condition with minor wear and tear. 246 pages. Book 4 in a four book series by this author who has about thirty novels published.
1951 Ginnie Gordon and the Mystery At The Old Barn by Julie Cambell $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1951 Ginnie Gordon and the Mystery At The Old Barn by Julie Cambell author of the Trixie Belden Series as well. Illustrated by Margaret Jervis. A Whitman Publication hard cover in good cared for condition with cover protected by plastic. 250 pages.
1923 The White Flag by Gene Stratton-Porter First Edition $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1923 The White Flag by Gene Stratton-Porter First Edition. Hard cover first edition in good condition about a girl in Victorian times.
1917 Marjorie Dean High School Sophomore by Pauline Lester $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1917 Marjorie Dean High School Sophomore by Pauline Lester. Hard cover book in used condition with loose spine and front pages, some staining. Interior good. This was the second Marjorie book preceded by Marjorie Dean High School Freshman (Same date)
1948 Nancy Craig and the Mystery of the Fire Opal by Matilda Baily $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1948 Nancy Craig and the Mystery of the Fire Opal by Matilda Baily. Illustrated by Hedwig Jo Meixner. Hard cover book in very good condition. 248 pages. Introduced the same year as TRIXIE BELDEN, GINNY GORDON, TOM STETSON and the WALTON BOYS, this may have been the first book in a projected series that failed to gain popularity.
1970 Devon Venture by Catherine Bell $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1970 Devon Venture by Catherine Bell. Illustrated hard cover from London’s Children’s Press tells the story of a young girl and her experience with farm life. 156 pages in near mint condition.7 1/2" by 5".
1966 Robin Kane The Mystery of the Phantom by Eileen Hill $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1966 Robin Kane The Mystery of the Phantom by Eileen Hill. Illustrated by Sylvia Haggander. 192 page hard cover in good condition. Book 2 of the Robin Kane series, written by Eileen Hill, consisted of six titles issued by the Whitman Publishing Company in pictorial cover format between 1966 and 1971.
PeopleÂ’s Friend Annual compilation from Britain $10
Click Here for Product Details! PeopleÂ’s Friend Annual compilation from Britain. This the hard cover annual edition of the venerable PeopleÂ’s Friend, British weekly magazine founded in 1869 and currently published by D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. True to the magazine it contains stories and illustrations and even ads. Probably 50s or 60s.
1933 The Campfire Girls As Detectives by Julian DeVries $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1933 The Campfire Girls As Detectives by Julian DeVries. Hard cover book in used condition. Discoloured spine,some staining on covers, slight damage on rear cover, owner’s signature inside cover and foxing inside cover pages. One of a series of Campfire Girl books by various authors.
1969 Hilltop House by Jennifer David $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1969 Hilltop House by Jennifer David. Hard cover book in good condition with publishing flaw of frayed cover page (see images). 87 pages.
1918 Anne of Avonlea by Lucy Maude Montgomery $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1918 Anne of Avonlea by Lucy Maude Montgomery. Hard cover book in good condition. Some discoloration inside front covers and owners name (pencil). 29th impression of the original 1909 version. Published by Grosset and Dunlap. 366 pages with illustration.
1918 The Way Of An Eagle by Ethel M. Dell $15.00
1918 The Way Of An Eagle by Ethel M. Dell. Hard cover book in good condition. 406 pages. Takes place in the Himalayans during the height of the British Empire. The book was made into a film by G.B.Samuelson in 1918.
1968 Kilmeny of the Orchard by Lucy Maud Montgomery $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1968 Kilmeny of the Orchard by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition. Small tears in dust cover. Reprint of the original 1910 version by the author of Â’Anne of Green GablesÂ’.
1955 Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maude Montgomery $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1955 Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maude Montgomery. Hard copy book in good condition with 1956 dedication written inside front covers. Reprint of the 1942 First Canadian edition by Ryerson Press. 396 pages
1972 Kim Aldrich Silent Partner by Jinny McDonnell $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1972 Kim Aldrich Silent Partner by Jinny McDonnell. Hard cover book in good condition with some wear to covers. first book in the four-book series published by Whitman between 1972 and 1974.
1961 Kathy Martin Assignment In Alaska by Josephine James $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1961 Kathy Martin Assignment In Alaska by Josephine James. Hard cover book in good condition with minor wear to cover edges. Book #5 in the Nurse Kathy Martin Series.
1968 The Rising Of The Larks by Cris Johnson $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1968 The Rising Of The Larks by Cris Johnson. Illustrated hard cover with 120 pages from the ChildrenÂ’s Press of London. Near mint condition.
1946 Worrals Goes East by Captain W. E. Johns $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1946 Worrals Goes East by Captain W. E. Johns. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. 253 pages this Venture book for girls stars Flight Commander Joan Worrals who is dispatched to the Middle East to investigate anti-British propaganda supposedly sponsored by the Nazis.

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