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Rupert Plays Snakes and Ladders, Collins, Len
121 Collins, Len Rupert Plays Snakes and Ladders
London Grafton Books 1986 0583309445 / 9780583309448 1st thus Softcover 
Tall octavo size [15x29cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Stiff Card Covers.Complete with counters, unmarked score sheet and board. Some light rubbing to edges. 12 pages A Rupert Playbook. ID293627 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Rupert Plays Tic Tac Toe, Collins, Len
122 Collins, Len Rupert Plays Tic Tac Toe
London Grafton Books 1986 0583309461 / 9780583309462 1st thus Softcover 
Tall octavo size [15x29cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Stiff Card Covers. Complete with counters, unmarked score sheet and board. 12 pages A Rupert Playbook. ID293624 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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123 Coltman, Paul (Poem) and McClure, Gillian (Illustrations) Tog the Ribber or Granny's Tale
London Andre Deutsch 1985 0233977112 / 9780233977119 1st Edition Hardbound 
Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected. Colour illustrations. Small faded patch where price sticker removed from front cover of DJ> A poem about a ghost - not for the fainthearted. ID257955 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Hunter's Half-Moon, Cornwall, Ian
124 Cornwall, Ian Hunter's Half-Moon
London John Baker 1967 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket has some light edgewear and is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations by Marjorie Maitland Howard and maps planned and drawn by W.J.F. Cornwall. 164 pages A children's novel of the men of pre-history. How the Wanaka family penetrate the glacier tongue and venture into new territory, their encounters with other tribes and with a herd of mammoths. ID237536 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Pomando, Craig, M. Jean
125 Craig, M. Jean Pomando
New York W.W. Norton & Company Inc. 1969 1st Edition Hardcover 
Very Good in Good Dustjacket - now protected. Illustrated by Enrico Arno. Dustjacket ahas a faded spine and a few small tears and chips mainly at spine ends - is now protected in clear archival plastic sleeve. Reinforced library binding. 90pages. A charming fantasy. ID5787 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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First-Term Rebel, Cranston, Jane
126 Cranston, Jane First-Term Rebel
London Ward Lock & Co. Ltd 1955 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. (two minor closed tears to the top edge of back cover - no loss). Dustjacket is price-clipped. 88 pages Anne Greerson had no respect either for tradtion or for authority;she was a rebel, and she intended to stay that way. ID293440 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Last Bus Home, Croser, Josephine
127 Croser, Josephine The Last Bus Home
North Ryde Harper Collins 1991 0207167753 / 9780207167751 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. Offsetting to half-title and Title page. Signed by the author. 119 pages There were four passengers on the last bus. Had chance alone drawn them together and brought them to his derelict house? Or was there something more? ID296692 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The House of the Five Poplars, Crump, Lucy
128 Crump, Lucy The House of the Five Poplars
London Blackie & Son n.d. Circa early 1920s Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Nice red, cream and green decorated boards. Some light tanning to free endpapers. Presentation plate to front free endpaper. Four black and white illustrations by A.A. Dixon 223 pages ID277785 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Four Winds and a Family, Cusack, Dymphna & James, Florence
129 Cusack, Dymphna & James, Florence Four Winds and a Family
Melbourne Lansdowne Press 1965[1946] New Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated in black & white by Virginia Sikorskis. 137 pages ID297353 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Shirley Flight Air Hostess and the Flying Doctor, Dale, Judith
130 Dale, Judith Shirley Flight Air Hostess and the Flying Doctor
London-Manchester World Distributors (Manchester) Ltd n.d. Circa 1960 1st Edition [assumed] Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription [dated 1960] to front free endpaper. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 184 pages ID290675 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Clarence Settles Down, Dalgleish, Joan
131 Dalgleish, Joan Clarence Settles Down
Sydney Hodder & Stoughton 1986 0340347819 1st Edition Hardback 
Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Gift inscription to front free endpaper "to Ben from Joan 3/8/89". Black & white illustrations by Walter Stackpoole 127 pages. How Clarence the big black cat learns to live with gentle white Persian, Clarissa and how the family copes. ID179057 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Penguin Road, Dalziel, Ken
132 Dalziel, Ken Penguin Road
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1956 Reprint Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine lightly sun-faded. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and two-toned drawings. 80 pages Describes the life of Australian explorers during their expedition to Antarctica in 1953. ID287404 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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133 Daneman, Meredith Francie and the Boys
New York Delacorte Press 1988 0440501377 / 9780440501374 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. 181pages Author's first children's book. ID184858 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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A Question of Courage, Darke, Marjorie
134 Darke, Marjorie A Question of Courage
London Kestrel Books 1977 0722659032 / 9780722659038 2nd Impression Hardcover 
Octavo size,, Very Good in Good Dustjacket - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Clean tight copy. Light Tape stains to end papers 173pages A children's novel set in the time of the Suffragettes ID12022 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Plough Penny Mystery, Davis, Lavina R.
135 Davis, Lavina R. Plough Penny Mystery
London Collins 1948 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in a Fair dustjacket which is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ has some loss and is rubbed. Some light foxing to the fore edge. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations by Paul Brown. 249 pages A Lavinia Davis Junior Mystery. ID241595 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Wunnamurra & Noorengong. How the Animals Came to Australia, Davison, Peter [Text] & Oliver, Tony [Illustrations]
136 Davison, Peter [Text] & Oliver, Tony [Illustrations] Wunnamurra & Noorengong. How the Animals Came to Australia
Adelaide Rigby 1978 0727008773 / 9780727008770 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour illustrations. Circa 32 pages. Unpaginated ID258496 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Barbar's Friend Zephir, De Brunhoff, Jean
137 De Brunhoff, Jean Barbar's Friend Zephir
London Methuen & Co 1984 0416450709 / 9780416450705 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Colour illustrations. 39 pages A story that follows Barbar's monkey friend, Zephir, on holidays. The Monkey Princess has been kidnapped and he sets out to save her, with a little help from his friends. ID289388 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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The Alien, De Fossard, Esta
138 De Fossard, Esta The Alien
Melbourne Thomas Nelson Australia 1977 0170050920 / 9780170050920 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. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 152 pages. The story of a teenage boy's struggle to adapt to the people and customs of a strange land. ID15684 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Postman's Bag and Other Stories, De Liefde, John
139 De Liefde, John The Postman's Bag and Other Stories
London Hodder & Stoughton 1889 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Lovely decorated scarlet boards. Very light wear to corners which are also a triffle bumped. The pastedowns are yellowing with age and there is some webbing exposed at the top of the hinge - although binding is solid. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Pge 45/46 has closed tear repaired with [professional] archival document repair tape - barely visible. Black & white illustrations by John Pettie nad W.P. Burton. 194 pages + 16 pages Advertisements Short Stories for children. A beautiful book. ID255744 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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Joan of Arc, De Monvel, Maurice Boutet; Introduction by Gerald Gottlieb
140 De Monvel, Maurice Boutet; Introduction by Gerald Gottlieb Joan of Arc
London Hodder & Stoughton 1981 0340257342 / 9780340257340 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Oblong Quarto Size [approx 30.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Wonderful colour illustrations by Maurice Boutet De Monvel. 55 pages First published in 1896 and one of the most highly regarded children's illustrated books. The story is based on an early English translation of De Monvel's text clarrified and completed by Gerald Gottlieb. ID296917 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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