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1932 We Grow Up an early school reader by McMillan Co. $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1932 We Grow Up an early school reader by McMillan Co.. Delightful school book with many stories all illustrated in full colour. Hard cover book in fair condition with some staining inside the covers and a few scribbles. 298 pages about 8" by 6".
.....SOLD.....1958 Thank You Neighbour by LLoyd Dennis and Mary Halliday Illustrations by Merle Smith $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1958 Thank You Neighbour by LLoyd Dennis and Mary Halliday. Illustrations by Merle Smith. Hard cover published by the House of Grant and the Toronto School Board.186 page hard cover in very good condition 8 1/2" by 6".
1907 Perpetual School Exercise book $5
Click Here for Product Details! 1907 Perpetual School Exercise book. Well used school exercise book containing all the school subjects of the period. Perpetual meant that you could add pages etc. every term or year. An early binder.
Early 1900s Days of Delight edited by Hy. Pickering $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900s Days of Delight edited by Hy. Pickering. Hard cover book in used condition with spine missing and some separation at spine and numerous scribbles. Beautifully illustrated book printed in England contains various stories and articles to educated and delight readers of all ages.
Early 1900s A Nursery Geography book by George S. Dickson $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900s A Nursery Geography book by George S. Dickson. Hard cover book in used condition with some staining to covers and smudging inside. Slight separation at spine. Printed in Great Britain this has marvellous illustrations by G Morrow and photos to present Geography to young minds.
1905 Morang’s Modern Geography by morang and Company Ltd. Toronto $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1905 Morang’s Modern Geography by morang and Company Ltd. Toronto. Interesting old school book in two parts. 1.Our Home And It’s Surroundings 2. Our Earth as A Whole. Illustrated with photos and drawings of the world as it was known in 1905. Coloured plates and maps 265 pages.

School Books 

Everyone remembers the stories we learned to read with in Public School days.

Many of us kept these books only to lose them later.

The older ones particularly were filled with delightful graphic and full colour illustrations in order to catch the interest of easily distracted young minds.

They still bring back some great memories though and you can enjoy these here.

1928 Ontario Public Schools Spelling book $5
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1919 The Ontario Public School Hygiene Revised Edition by A. P. Knight, M.A., M.D.,F.R.S.C. $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1919 The Ontario Public School Hygiene Revised Edition by A. P. Knight, M.A., M.D.,F.R.S.C.. hard cover book in fair condition with faded and stained covers, some minor tears, profuse annotations and scribbling throughout. Illustrated Public School Health Education book. Very informative and sometimes amusing.
1959 Standard Textbook Of Cosmotology $10
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1910 Ontario School Geography Book $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1910 Ontario School Geography Book. Used condition fully illustrated with photos from the early 1900s.
1925 Ontario Teachers Manual for Teaching Sewing $15
Click Here for Product Details! 1925 Ontario Teachers Manual for Teaching Sewing. Comprehensive manual for teachers preparing to teach sewing skills to students. Good condition
.....SOLD.....1947 Treasury Reader for Grade 5 $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1947 Treasury Reader for Grade 5. Hard cover book in used condition with a few torn pages tears and slight separation at spine. (See images) .This is the 15th printing of the original 1932 edition. Fully illustrated 353 pages.
.....SOLD.....Fun With Dick and Jane Early 1900 school reader $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! Fun With Dick and Jane Early 1900 school reader. Hard cover book in good used condition with numerous scribbles throughout. Classic early school reader featuring Dick and Jane. 160 pages delightfully illustrated.
.....SOLD.....Mary, John and Peter early 1900s School Reader $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! Mary, John and Peter early 1900s School Reader. Hard cover book in rough condition. First 2 pages missing and various scribbles throughout. This is the British version of the Dick and Jane reader. 111 pages minus 1
Early 1900 Collegiate Science Notebook $5
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900 Collegiate Science Notebook. Early binder used for recording the various science subjects of the period. Early binder with notes in used condition
Early 1900s Dean’s Nursery Series 8 and 9 $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900s Dean’s Nursery Series 8 and 9. Soft cover books titled After School and All Is Not Gold That Glitters. Delightfully illustrated these are in used condition with minor stains and smudges.
1902 Recitations For Boys And Girls By Laura Augustus Yerkes $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1902 Recitations For Boys And Girls By Laura Augustus Yerkes. Hard cover book in good used condition with slight sparation at spine some smudging, possible front cover page missing and sticker on front page. Beautiful illustrations highlight this book of speeches, plays, music and other entertainment for children. Many by literary giants such as Tennyson, Longfellow and more..
.....SOLD.....1864 History of Canada school book by J. Roy $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1864 History of Canada school book by J. Roy. A very old (and worn) book intended for school use and families. Blue cloth hard bound. Printed in Office of the Registrar of the Province of Canada. Well used with stains,tears and rips. Profusely notated by prior students. A history of Canada before it became a country. 7th edition.
Early 1900s Science Stories Book 2 $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900s Science Stories Book 2. Hard cover school book published by W. J. Gage Co. Ltd in good condition. This is reader type school book with emphasis on teaching scientific ideas and principles. Fully illustrated.
Early 1900s Science Stories Book 3 $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900s Science Stories Book 3. Hard cover school book published by W. J. Gage Co. Ltd in good condition. Some scribbling inside. This is a reader type school book with emphasis on teaching scientific ideas and principles. Fully illustrated.
1918 Seventh Reader adapted and graded by Thomas H. Briggs PhD. $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1918 Seventh Reader adapted and graded by Thomas H. Briggs PhD. Hard cover book in good used condition. Illustrated by Frederick V. Poole this book contains stories aimed at the 7th grade student. 416 pages.
The New Our New Friends school book $5
Click Here for Product Details! The New Our New Friends school book from mid 1900’school Illustrated hard cover in worn condition with taped spine and Rosebank Road School stamp inside cover. Interior in quite readable condition with minor smudging and some scribbles throughout. great graphics in full colour. Published by W.J.Gage and Company Limited Toronto compiled by William S. Gray,A. Sterl Artley and May Hill Arbuthnot. Illustrated by Keith Ward and Evelyn Copelman.192 pages 8 1/4" by 6".
1928 200 Poems For Boys and Girls School Book $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1928 200 Poems For Boys and Girls School Book. Soft cover book in used condition with various scribbles and notations. Over 200 pages this books contains poetic works from the most prominent poets and authors of the time. Poems By Shelley, Wordsworth, Longfellow, Yeats, Edgar Allen Poe and many more.
.....SOLD.....1950 Climbing Higher Reading For Meaning school reader $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1950 Climbing Higher Reading For Meaning school reader. Beautifully illustrated as most of these older school books always were. Good used condition.
1936 Elson-Gray Basic Reader Book 4 $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1936 Elson-Gray Basic Reader Book 4. Hard cover book in good used condition. May have some scribbles and the occasional tear as well as an ink stain down the side of some pages. By William H. Elson and William S Gray. Fully illustrated with over 400 pages of great stories by noted authors.
1936 Elson-Gray Basic Reader Book 5 $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1936 Elson-Gray Basic Reader Book 5. Hard cover book in good used condition. May have some scribbles and the occasional tear as well as an ink stain down the side of some pages. By William H. Elson and William S Gray. Fully illustrated with over 400 pages of great stories by noted authors.
1936 Elson-Gray Basic Reader Book 6 $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1936 Elson-Gray Basic Reader Book 6. Hard cover book in good used condition. May have some scribbles and the occasional tear. By William H. Elson and William S Gray. Fully illustrated with over 400 pages of great stories by noted authors.
1950s or 60s Schoolbook Good Times Together $10
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.....SOLD.....1949 Golden Windows Pathways to Reading Book 3 $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1949 Golden Windows Pathways to Reading Book. Hard cover Ontario School book reader in used condition with some water stains on pages. 288 pages fully illustrated contains stories by various authors intended for Elementary School students.
.....SOLD.....1959 Across The Country A Canadian Basic Reader $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1959 Across The Country A Canadian Basic Reader. Hard cover book in used condition. Fully illustrated 384 pages with various stories and poems for the younger reader.
1950s The New Basic Readers ’Guess Who’ $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1950s The New Basic Readers ’Guess Who’. Used condition
1953 Just Imagine School reader $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1953 Just Imagine School reader. Hard cover book in good condition. 253 pages illustrated with delightful color illustrations this contains many stories old and new for the younger reader.
.....SOLD.....The New Friends and Neighbors mid 1900 school reader $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! The New Friends and Neighbors mid 1900 school reader. Hard cover book in used condition. Title page torn. Looks to be from the 1950s. 272 pages fully illustrated.
1951 On Four Feet Etobicoke Board of Education reading book $10
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1957 Faraway Ports An Easy Growth in Reading book $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1957 Faraway Ports An Easy Growth in Reading book. Hard cover book in used condition. Fully illustrated and filled with short stories for the younger reader. 270 pages.
Streets And Roads mid 1900 School Reader $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! Streets And Roads mid 1900 School Reader. Hard cover book in rough condition. Covers separated from pages. A Few tears in pages. 335 pages. Many short stories by various authors.
1966 See Me Go Kingston School System Early Reader $10
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50s 60s Schoolbook The New We Three Reading For Independence by Marion Monroe and A. Sterl Artley $10
Click Here for Product Details! 50s 60s Schoolbook The New We Three Reading For Independence by Marion Monroe and A. Sterl Artley. Illustrated by Pat Rosado. Good condition hard cover school reader.
1966 On My Way School Reader $7.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1966 On My Way School Reader. Elementary School reader in good used condition. Hard cover fully illustrated. Contains many stories for younger children.
1950s Around the Corner school reader by Ginn & Co $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1950s Around the Corner school reader by Ginn & Co. Great story book with numerous short stories for children all illustrated with colour images. 255 page hard cover in good condition 9" by 6"
Vintage Grade 2 My Spelling Schoolbook $5
Click Here for Product Details! Vintage Grade 2 My Spelling Schoolbook. Used schoolbook
1960s My Do And Learn Schoolbook $10
Click Here for Product Details! 1960s My Do And Learn Schoolbook. Used reader and general schoolbook looks to be about from the 60s.
.....SOLD.....1950s Open The Gate school reader $10
Click Here for Product Details! Mid 1900s Open The Gate school reader. Hardcover book by Odille Ousley. Illustrated by Margo Pisillo, Catherine Scholtz and Ruth Wood. numerous short stories for kids. A Ginn and Company publication for the Oshawa School Board. Used condition with damage to top of spine. Inside good.
.....SOLD.....Early 1900 Ontario Readers Primer from the T. Eatons Co. $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! Early 1900 Ontario Readers Primer from the T. Eatons Co.. Hard cover book in used condition with a tear to the cover page, missing front page, staining and scribbles throughout. Mary, John and Peter reader. Illustrations in colour supervised by the Ontario College of Art.
.....SOLD.....1958 Stories About Sandy Early Reader School Book $10
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.....SOLD.....1928 A Social Hygiene Booklet For Parents by the Canadian Social Hygene Council $7.50
Click Here for Product Details! 1928 A Social Hygiene Booklet For Parents by the Canadian Social Hygiene Council. A small booklet with delightfully prudish wording explaining to Canadian parents how to explain the birds and the bees to their children. Very early sex education information.
.....SOLD.....1960 Surprises School Reader book $5.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1960 Surprises School Reader book. Hard cover book in used condition with some stains to covers, slight damage to spine and a torn page (See images) this public school reader has some great graphics and many short stories for young readers.

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