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Shirley Flight Air Hostess and the Flying Doctor, Dale, Judith
141 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
142 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
143 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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144 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
145 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.
146 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]
147 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
148 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
149 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
150 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 trifle bumped. The pastedowns are yellowing with age. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Page 45/46 has closed tear repaired with [professional] archival document repair tape - barely visible. Black & white illustrations by John Pettie and W.P. Burton. 194 pages + 16 pages Advertisements Short Stories for children. A beautiful book. ID255744 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Joan of Arc, De Monvel, Maurice Boutet; Introduction by Gerald Gottlieb
151 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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I, Juan De Pareja, De Trevino, Elizabeth Borton
152 De Trevino, Elizabeth Borton I, Juan De Pareja
London Victor Gollancz Ltd 1967 second Impression Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good (price-clipped) Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is age-toned at edges and has a faded spine. Presentation plate to front free endpaper. 144 pages Winner of the 1966 Newbery Medal. Recounted by Juan de Pareja the black slave of the artist, Velazquez. ID206605 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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153 Deans, Kathryn Shimmer The Beginning of a Troll's Tale
Sydney Pan Macmillan Australia 2005 0330421743 / 9780330421744 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 292 pages Forget everything you thought you knew about fairytales... ID240536 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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The Game on Thatcher Island, Degens, T.
154 Degens, T. The Game on Thatcher Island
New York The Viking Press 1977 067033393X / 9780670333936 1st Edition Hardback 
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. Quarter cloth boards. 148 pages ID271999 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Annie Pitts, Swamp Monster, deGroat, Diane (Written and Illustrated by)
155 deGroat, Diane (Written and Illustrated by) Annie Pitts, Swamp Monster
New York Sea Star Books 2001 1587170442 / 9781587170447 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ spine a touch faded. 98 pages The sequel to Annie Pitts, Artichoke. Annie has been offered the staring role as a swamp monster in a high school video production. ID189216 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Mighty Ones (Great Men and Women of Early Bible Days), DeJong, Meindert
156 DeJong, Meindert The Mighty Ones (Great Men and Women of Early Bible Days)
London Lutterworth Press 1960 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and some mild marking to light coloured rear DJ cover. Some offset to free endpapers. Black & white illustrations by Harvey Schmidt. xii, 282 pages Great stories of the Old Testament retold by Newbery Award winnner Meindert DeJong. ID266836 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Shadrach, DeJong, Meindert; Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
157 DeJong, Meindert; Illustrated by Maurice Sendak Shadrach
London Lutterworth Press 1963 3rd Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is price clipped with age-toning to spine and chipps to spine ends and corners. Front free endpaper (flyleaf) is missing. Black & white illustrations by Maurice Sendak. 182 pages ID297191 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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158 Delgado, Alan Mile-A-Minute Ernie
London Constable Young Books Ltd. 1967 Hardcover 
Very Good in Good Dustjacket - now protected. Illustrated by Colin Wheeler. Some mild foxing to edges, endpapers and dustjacket flaps. Price-clipped DJ. DJ is lightly rubbed at corners and spine ends and has a small piece torn away from bottom edge of rear panel. 140pages. ID8246 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Driving Lessons, DEXTER, Catherine
159 DEXTER, Catherine Driving Lessons
Cambridge, Massachusetts Candlewick Press 2000 0763605158 / 9780763605155 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. 152 pages ID213101 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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160 DIGGLE, Charles Inside the Glasshouse
London Faber and Faber 1990 057114280X / 9780571142804 1st Edition Hardcover 
Fine in Very Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket protected. 218pages ID3438 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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