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Pigwig, Dyke, John
161 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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162 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.
163 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.
164 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
165 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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166 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.
167 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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168 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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169 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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170 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.]
171 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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Lob Lie-By-The-Fire or The Luck of Lingborough; The Story of a Short Life (Dent's Illustrated Children's Classics), Ewing, Mrs
172 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.
173 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
174 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
175 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
176 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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The Time Wave, Fatchen, Max
177 Fatchen, Max The Time Wave
London Methuen 1978 0416584209 / 9780416584202 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. Illustrated by Edward Mortelmans. 160 pages. ID8532 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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178 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
179 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
180 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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