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Lob Lie-By-The-Fire or The Luck of Lingborough; The Story of a Short Life (Dent's Illustrated Children's Classics), Ewing, Mrs
141 Ewing, Mrs Lob Lie-By-The-Fire or The Luck of Lingborough; The Story of a Short Life (Dent's Illustrated Children's Classics)
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1964 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good [priceclipped] Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and some light rubbing to face. Mild scattered foxing to top edge. Black & white illustrations by Randolph Caldecott and three colour plates by H. M. Brock. 177 pages ID289547 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Brownies & Other Stories, Ewing, Mrs J.H.
142 Ewing, Mrs J.H. The Brownies & Other Stories
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1975 0460050257 / 9780460050258 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners and spine a touch faded. Mild foxing to top edge. Illustrated with four colour plates and black & white illustrations by Ernest Shepherd. x, 240pp Includes 7 stories by Mrs Ewings. ID221000 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Martin Pippin in the Daisy Field, Farjeon, Eleanor
143 Farjeon, Eleanor Martin Pippin in the Daisy Field
London Geoffrey Cumberlege Oxford University Press 1954 1st thus 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. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Black & white illustrations by Isobel and John Morton-Sale. 294 pages First published in 1937 by Michael Joseph Ltd. A follow up to Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard. In this book Martin Pippin tells a story for each of the six little girls of he six milkmaids in the first Martin Pippin book. ID289305 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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The Glass Slipper, Farjeon, Eleanor
144 Farjeon, Eleanor The Glass Slipper
London Oxford University Press 1962 1st thus 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. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Black & white illustrations by Ernest Shepard.. 176 pages From the play of the same name by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon. One of the most delightful retellings of the Cinderella story. Oxford Children's Library 28. ID289470 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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A Girl Named Disaster, Farmer, Nancy
145 Farmer, Nancy A Girl Named Disaster
London Phoenix House 1997 1858813867 / 9781858813868 1st UK Edition Hardback 
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. Faint remainder mark to bottom-edge. 287 pages The epic story of 11year old Nhamo who flees her Mozambique village and travels through Zimbabwe before she reaches a safe haven. This book was a Newbery Honor book in 1997 and a finalist in the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. ID244166 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Queenie: One Elephant's Story, Fenton, Corinne
146 Fenton, Corinne Queenie: One Elephant's Story
Fitzroy, Victoria Black Dog Books 2006 1876372974 / 9781876372972 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Wonderful colour illustrations by Peter Gouldthorpe unpaginated The true story of Queenie, the Melbourne Zoo elephant who died in 1945. A beautiful evocation of the time when elephants were giving rides in zoos all over the world. ID291731 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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147 Fenwick, Bryan [Edited by] The Speed Omnibus
London and Glasgow Collins 1948 Reprint Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Light wear to edges and corners. Previous owner's name to the title page. Missing frontispiece but 5 other coloured plates present. Black & white illustrations. 191 pages Thrilling tales involving airplanes, motor bikes, cars, and horses. ID266847 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Loyall Virginian, Finkel, George
148 Finkel, George The Loyall Virginian
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1968 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dust jacket is lightly marked. Contains three maps. 189 pages Historical fiction based around a Virginian-born colonist in England during the English Civil war. ID296129 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Singing Sands, Finkel, George
149 Finkel, George The Singing Sands
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [Price-Clipped] Dustjacket. DJ has minor crease to top edge & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Presentation plate to front free endpaper. 176 pages n ingenious and unpredictable adventure story. ID283463 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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150 Fisk, Nicholas Backlash
London Walker Books 1988 0744508088 / 9780744508086 1st 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. DJ spine a little faded. Page edges slightly tanned. 133pages An extraordinary science ficton adventure featuring the space-wandering Clegg family. ID7058 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Sea Broke Through, Flakkeberg, Ardo
151 Flakkeberg, Ardo The Sea Broke Through
London University of London Press, Ltd. 1960 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition in Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Black & white illustrations by Piet Klaasse. Maps to endpapers. Translated from the Dutch by K.E. Bendien. Presentation plate to prelims. 128 pages Originally published in Holland in 1953. An exciting story based around the actual 1953 North Sea Floods in Holland. ID247929 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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152 Fleischman, Sid The Ghost in the Noonday Sun
London Hamish Hamilton 1966 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Mild abrasions to the interior of the DJ. Black & white illustrations by FritzWegner. 157 pages 'A swashbuckling tale of pirates, ghosts and treasure' told with Fleischman's characteristic originality and humour. ID248698 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Angelo goes to the Carnival, Fletcher, David
153 Fletcher, David Angelo goes to the Carnival
London Hutchinson 1956 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. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Black & white illustrations by Doritie Kettlewell. 151 pages Angelo's search for a costume to wear to the carnival and the adventures that befell him. Set in Italy. ID254638 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Thuggery Affair, Forest, Antonia
154 Forest, Antonia The Thuggery Affair
London Faber Fanfares 1979 0571113303 / 9780571113309 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. Some mild edgewear to covers and rubbing to rear spine edge. Pages are lightly age toned. 220 pages The sixth Marlowe book. First published in 1965. ID295329 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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155 Foster, Florence The New Tenant
London Victory Press 1967 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some rubbing to spine - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Presentation plate to ffep. Acorn Books No 29. 87 pages ID255432 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Hattie and the Fox (Inscribed & Signed by Author), Fox, Mem
156 Fox, Mem Hattie and the Fox (Inscribed & Signed by Author)
Lindfield, NSW Scholastic Australia 2004 0868963178 / 9780868963174 Reprint Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour illustrations by Patricia Mullins. Inscribed by author 'Love to Paul, Mem Fox xxx'. unpaginated ID296040 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Koala Lou (signed by Author), Fox, Mem
157 Fox, Mem Koala Lou (signed by Author)
Camberwell, Victoria Puffin Books 1998 0140540636 / 9780140540635 Reprint Softcover 
Square Octavo Size [approx 23 x 23cm]. Fine Condition. As new. Colour illustrations by Pamela Lofts. Signed by Author. Inscribed and signed by author to previous owner 'Love to Paul! Mem Fox xxx' ID295024 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Possum Magic (Signed Copy), Fox, Mem
158 Fox, Mem Possum Magic (Signed Copy)
Norwood, SA Omnibus Books 2004 1862915652 / 9781862915657 Reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Faint yellowing to edges. Colour illustrations. By Julie Vivas. Signed and Inscribed by author to previous owner 'Love to a possum called Paul Mem Fox xxx 2004' unpaginated Twenty-First Anniversary Edition. ID295025 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Where is the Green Sheep (Signed by Author), Fox, Mem
159 Fox, Mem Where is the Green Sheep (Signed by Author)
Camberwell, Victoria Penguin/Viking 2004 0670041491 / 9780670041497 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour illustrations by Judy Horacek. Signed and Inscribed to previous owner by Mem Fox. unpaginated The Childrens'Book Council of Australia Book of the Year - Early Childhood. A perennial childhood favourite. ID295022 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Whoever You Are (inscribed and signed by Author), Fox, Mem
160 Fox, Mem Whoever You Are (inscribed and signed by Author)
Sydney Hodder Children's Books 2003 0733608590 / 9780733608599 Reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Colour illustrations by Leslie Straub. Inscribed and signed by the author ' Love to Paul Mem Fox xxx' Unpaginated ID296041 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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