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161 Disher, Garry The Apostle Bird
Rydalmere NSW Hodder Children's Books 1997 0733605257 / 9780733605253 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Covers lightly rubbed. Corners a little curled. Top corner of front free end paper clipped. Signed by the author. 122 pages A story of the Great Depression. ID259399 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Pocomoto - Brush Popper, Dixon, Rex
162 Dixon, Rex Pocomoto - Brush Popper
London Thomas Nelson and Sons 1954 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine lightly faded. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 206 pages ID289688 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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163 Dodge, Mary Mapes Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates
London J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1955 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Decorated boards. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with long closed tear to rear with small loss at top edge. Some foxing to reverse side of DJ.Colour and black & white illustrations by H.B. Baumhauer. 295 pages This is the second and best known of Mary Mapes Dodge's works ID268428 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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164 Donkin, Nance No Medals for Meg
Melbourne F.W. Cheshire 1947 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in a Fair dustjacket [now protected]. DJ spine ends and corners have some loss. Creased edges and a couple of closed tears. Presentation plate to prelims. Black & white illustrations. 148 pages ID255344 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Bush Alphabet, Douglas, Will
165 Douglas, Will The Bush Alphabet
Sydney Hale & Iremonger 1990 0868064068 / 9780868064062 Revised Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Tiny stain to top edge. Lovely colour illustrations of Australian wildlife by the author. has ' Spiders and Vines' game on rear board with playing instructions on the last page. Unpaginated. ID298713 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Hogglespike and Thistle, Drew, Patricia (Written and Illustrated by)
166 Drew, Patricia (Written and Illustrated by) Hogglespike and Thistle
London Chatto, Boyd & Oliver 1972 070115005X / 9780701150051 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Spine a touch faded. Lovely colour illustrations. Unpaginated ID296843 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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A Donkey Called Haryat, Drewery, Mary (Illustrated by Reginald Gray)
167 Drewery, Mary (Illustrated by Reginald Gray) A Donkey Called Haryat
London Oliver and Boyd 1967 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by Reginald Gray 152 pages The story of Hamid and his donkey in Jerusalem and their journey to see the King of Jordan. Written just prior to the 6 Day Arab-Israeli War. ID192055 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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168 Drewsen, M.E. Rose, Robin, and May
London Pickering & Inglis 1948 Hardback 
Octavo Size. GOOD in GOOD [price-clipped] dustjacket. DJ protected in mylar sleeve. Missing front free end paper. Boards bowed . Dj chipped and rubbed. 64 pages ID216655 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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169 Dunkerley, Roderic Treasure Trove
Wallington, Surrey The Religious Education Press 1948 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD+ Dustjacket. DJ price clipped - now protected in mylar sleeve. Front Free Endpaper (FFEP) clipped. Black & white illustrations by Gladys Nicholls. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 128 pages ID207195 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Pigwig, Dyke, John
170 Dyke, John Pigwig
London Methuen 1978 0416871100 / 9780416871104 1st Edition 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Delightful colour illustrations by the author. Unpaginated ID296914 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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171 Eckert, Allan W. Incident at Hawk's Hill
London Hamish Hamilton 1974 0241022533 / 9780241022535 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good+ condition in Very Good+ Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 148 pages This powerful story set in 1870 based on a true incident was Runner-up for the 1971 American Library Association's Newberry Medal. ID271772 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Cressy & Poictiers The Story of the Black Prince's Page, Edgar, J. G.
172 Edgar, J. G. Cressy & Poictiers The Story of the Black Prince's Page
London J.M. Dent & Co No Date. Circa early 20th Century Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ condition. Leather boards with ornate gilt decoration to face and spine. Rear board a little rubbed as are spine ends. Gilt to top edge (dulled); some mild foxing to title page edges. Ribbon marker. 287 pages Intriduction by Ernest Rhys ID293753 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Under the Sea and Back Again Another Meg, Peg, and Topkins Story, Elias, Edith L.
173 Elias, Edith L. Under the Sea and Back Again Another Meg, Peg, and Topkins Story
London Lutterworth Press 1947 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners. Very faint foxing to some pages. Black & white illustrations by Bethell Jones 208 pages The three children of the King Adamant get sent away on a holiday with their nurse following a long war. A charmingly illustrated fantasy story published just after the end of World War Two. ID289306 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Billykin and the Flying Dutchman, Elphick, Tony
174 Elphick, Tony Billykin and the Flying Dutchman
London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1959 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Small mark to the front free endpaper. 3-toned illustrations by Maurice Dodd. 63 pages The second Billykin adventure in which Captain Billykin, Nip the mouse, Cookie the water shrew and Pic and Pac the seagulls sail the good ship Seacrest to Holland. ID283747 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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175 Enright, Dominique & Macdonald, Guy The Boys' Book. How to be the Best at Everything
Prahan, Victoria Hardie Grant Egmont 2007 1921288124 / 9781921288128 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Near Fine condition. No dustjacket. A lovely copy in bright blue boards with silver titles and decorations. Black & white illustrations by Niki Catlow. 128 pages ID246949 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Tales from Bohemia, Erben, K.J.
176 Erben, K.J. Tales from Bohemia
London Purnell 1987 0361074662 / 9780361074667 1st thus Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour illustrations. 141 pages ID296182 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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177 Erdman, Loula Grace The Wind Blows Free
London Brockhampton Press No Date [Hampton Library Edition] Hardback 
Octavo Size. GOOD in GOOD dustjacket. DJ protected in mylar sleeve. Previous Owners name/details to Preliminary Pages and Rear endpaper. 184 pages ID209836 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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178 Evans, Byron Benny: A Thoroughly Bad Lot
London Galliard/Stainer & Bell Ltd. 1979 0852494718 / 9780852494714 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected). Illustrated by Joan Gammans. 113pages. ID9683 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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179 Everett-Green, E. Maud Melville's Marriage A Story of the Seventeenth Century
London T.Nelson and Sons, Ltd. 1893 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. [No dustjacket - as issued]. Red decorated cloth boards. Ownership details to front paste-down. 324 pages ID278174 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Tales From The Dead Heart, Ewers, J.K. [John K.]
180 Ewers, J.K. [John K.] Tales From The Dead Heart
Sydney The Currawong Publishing Company No Date[1944] 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has significant piece missing to base of front panel & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Fourteen [14] black & white plates by Leo Porter. Dustjacket design by John Andrews. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Muir 2379. 75 pages + 4 page glossary at rear Aboriginal legends for young people and adults. John K. Ewers was a novelist, poet, schoolteacher and short story writer from Western Australia. He was involved in the Western Australian branch of the Fellowship of Australian writers and was its President. ID287843 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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