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Pony Duet, Caffrey, Nancy
101 Caffrey, Nancy Pony Duet
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1959 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. The DJ has several closed tears to edges and some mild chipping to upper corners and top of spine with a stain to upper corner. Black & white illustrations by Ronnie Mutch. 91 pages First published in the USA in 1957. The story of how Cathy overcomes her fear of horses through combined effort of the Pony Club and a placid skewbald pony. ID289455 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Mystery of the Galloping Horse. A Ken Holt Mystery for Boys, CAMPBELL,Bruce
102 CAMPBELL,Bruce The Mystery of the Galloping Horse. A Ken Holt Mystery for Boys
London World Distributors 1973 Reprint Hardcover 
8vo, Very Good Condition. Pages tanned and a little crisp. Laminated boards. 208 pages. A Ken Holt Mystery for boys. First published in 1956. Redwing Library Edition. ID227961 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Joshers or London to Birmingham with Albert and Victoria, Carpenter, Humphrey
103 Carpenter, Humphrey The Joshers or London to Birmingham with Albert and Victoria
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1977 0048231428 / 9780048231420 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Good + in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. DJ slightly chipped. Black & white illustrations. Previous owner's label to front free endpaper. 120 pages A story of the canals, illustrated by Robert J.Wilson. ID231480 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Clinker, CARR, Roger Vaughan
104 CARR, Roger Vaughan The Clinker
Melbourne Houghton Mifflin 1989 0867700882 / 9780867700886 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. 140pages. ID10728 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass & What Alice Found There [Combined Edition], Carroll, Lewis
105 Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass & What Alice Found There [Combined Edition]
Melbourne The Library of Imperial History Pty Ltd 1982 0333338715 / 9780333338711 Limited Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket in a very good slipcase. The book would also be near fine except that there is a small stain to the fore edge of page 193 and a tiny scuff mark to the silver gilt top edge. Ribbon marker. Colour and black & white illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. Limited edition No 0162 of 5000 copies - includes certificate. 420 pages Produced to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carrol's birth in 1832. ID285875 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Ant Antics, Cave, Estella [Presented and Illustrated by]
106 Cave, Estella [Presented and Illustrated by] Ant Antics
London John Murray 1933 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Good+ Condition. Cloth Spine is lightly discoloured and book is moderately foxed at prelims and fore edge. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Previous owner's details to verso front free end paper. 26 illustrations with 12 full-page coloured plates. 115 pages With accompaniments by Stanley Baldwin, Jack Spratt, Tom, Dick and Harry, Basil Cave, Baden-Powell, Beverley Nichols, Lord Tom-Noddy, Lord Love Us!, Rudyard Kipling and Others. Estella Cave was the wife of the George Cave, a renowned Conservative politician and first[ and last] Earl Cave of Richmond. Lady Cave used her contacts to get many notable figures in 1930s England to write whimsical pieces/poems about ants. These are enhanced by her own charming illustrations. ID271665 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Who Killed Cockatoo?, Cawthorne, W.A.
107 Cawthorne, W.A. Who Killed Cockatoo?
Sydney Margaret Hamilton Books 1988 0947241000 / 9780947241001 New Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 22cm x 29cm].Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour illustrations by Rodney McRae unpaginated A new edition of William Alexander Cawthorne's adaptation of ' Who Killed Cockatoo?' based on the traditional English children's rhyme ' Who Killed Cock Robin?' Illustrated with Aboriginal and primitive motifs in contemporary colours to reflect the Australian landscape. The original was published in Adelaide in the 1870s. ID273471 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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CAPTURING THE GOLDEN BIRD, Chapman, Jean
108 Chapman, Jean CAPTURING THE GOLDEN BIRD
Sydney Hodder & Stoughton 1987 034041930x / 9780340419304 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white silhouettes Sandra Laroche. 176 pages The young Hans Christian Andersen with Illustrations by Sandra Laroche in two parts. Part 1 Hans Christian Andersen's life and Part 2 a collection of his best-loved tales. ID216107 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Sandford On Tour, Childs, Rob
109 Childs, Rob Sandford On Tour
London Blackie 1983 0216914094 / 9780216914094 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. 112 pages The author's third novel about sport at Sandford school. This one about a soccer tournament. ID257722 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Seokoo of the Black Wind, Chipperfield, Joseph E.
110 Chipperfield, Joseph E. Seokoo of the Black Wind
London Hutchinson 1961 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light foxing to prelims. Black & white illustrations by Gifford Ambler. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 144 pages ID260817 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Jingaroo, Clark, Mavis Thorpe
111 Clark, Mavis Thorpe Jingaroo
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1951 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped ]Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 186 pages. A children's story of farm life based in rural Victorian town of Jingaroo. ID8069 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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My Story by Yowel, Clarke, A. Lynne
112 Clarke, A. Lynne My Story by Yowel
Msalato, Tanzania Published by Author 2011 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition -Stiff Card Covers. Staple-bound. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 15 pages The 'autobiography' of Yowel a Spotted Eagle-Owl (Bubo Africanus). ID296805 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Joe Carpenter & Son An English Nativity. Performable Verses For Christmas, Clarke, Graham
113 Clarke, Graham Joe Carpenter & Son An English Nativity. Performable Verses For Christmas
Oxford Phaidon 1990 0714826766 / 9780714826769 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 25cmx 22cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ spine a touch faded. Colour and black & white illustrations. Inscribed by the author on half-title page. 54 pages A wonderfully humorous version of the Nativity story seen through the experiences of the inhabitants of an English village. Can be performed as a play, read aloud, or enjoyed as a picture book. ID281836 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Spindle's Picnic (Tales of Oaktree Wood), Cloke, Rene
114 Cloke, Rene Spindle's Picnic (Tales of Oaktree Wood)
London Award Publications 1989 086163411X / 9780861634118 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 22cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour illustrations. unpaginated Enter the enchanting world of Oaktree Wood. ID283450 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Burke and Wills (Young Australia Series), Clune, Frank
115 Clune, Frank Burke and Wills (Young Australia Series)
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1971 0207121036 / 9780207121036 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Light edgewear. approx 27 pages Part of the Young Australia Series ID297237 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Battling the Clouds or For a Comrade's Honor, Cobb, Frank Captain
116 Cobb, Frank Captain Battling the Clouds or For a Comrade's Honor
Chicago Saalfield Publishing Company 1927 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Good condition. No dustjacket. Pages tanned and a bit crisp. Bump to base of boards. Mild insect marks to covers. 165 pages Aviator Series Volume 1. ID239252 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Orphan Game, Cohen, Barbara
117 Cohen, Barbara The Orphan Game
New York Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books 1988 0688076157 / 9780688076153 1st Edition Hardcover 
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. 199 pages ID175500 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Hairy Book, Cole, Babette
118 Cole, Babette The Hairy Book
London Jonathan Cape 1984 0224021931 / 9780224021937 1st Edition 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Colour illustrations. approx 32 pages Beautifully illustrated book about hair! ID297225 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Rupert Plays Fox and Geese, Collins, Len
119 Collins, Len Rupert Plays Fox and Geese
London Grafton Books 1986 0583309496 / 9780583309493 1st thus Softcover 
Tall octavo size [15x29cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Stiff Card Covers. Complete with counters, unmarked score sheet and board. Previous owner appears to have placed a sticker on the front cover and another on the rear cover. Very neatly done. 12 pages A Rupert Playbook. ID293626 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Rupert Plays Nine Men's Morris, Collins, Len
120 Collins, Len Rupert Plays Nine Men's Morris
London Grafton Books 1986 0583309488 / 9780583309486 1st thus Softcover 
Tall octavo size [15x29cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Stiff Card Covers. Complete with counters, unmarked score sheet and board. An excellent copy. 12 pages A Rupert Playbook. ID293622 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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