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How I Wanted to Pour Salt on a Rabbit's Tail and Other Stories, Bianki, Vitali
41 Bianki, Vitali How I Wanted to Pour Salt on a Rabbit's Tail and Other Stories
New York George Braziller 1967 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is rubbed at edges and spine, and some light wear to spine ends. A very nice copy. Translated from the Russian by Anne Terry White. Black & white illustrations. 151 pages Lovely stories by one of Russia's foremost writer of nature stories for children. Contents include: How I Wanted to Pour Salt on a rabbit's Tail; OOMMB!; How Uncle Volov Looked for Wolves; Ears in a Bag; Above the Earth; Gophers; Rabbit Know-it-all; Pleasant Lake Sarikul; Secret of the Night Forest; "She". ID227738 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Saranne [Inscribed and Signed by Author], Bibby, Violet
42 Bibby, Violet Saranne [Inscribed and Signed by Author]
London Longmans Young Books 1969 0582156068 / 9780582156067 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. NEAR FINE copy in VERY GOOD dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small tear to upper edge and some light scuff marks to dustjacket. Black & white illustrations by Hilary Abrahams. INSCRIBED and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR 127 pages A sensitive and unusual story that captures the warmth and fellowship of the nineteenth century narrow boat community. ID207775 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Garry Halliday and the Disappearing Diamonds, Blake, Justin
43 Blake, Justin Garry Halliday and the Disappearing Diamonds
London Faber & Faber 1960 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some light foxing to end papers and fore edge. Loosely inserted is note from "The Advertiser Children's Club" noting the book as a prize for getting 50 points in competitions. 125 pages Here is Garry Halliday, air-line pilot and a favourite television hero to all those who regularly follow the progress of his adventures against that unseen master-criminal, the Voice. The story of the Disappearing Diamonds, in which Garry comes up against the Voice for the first time, is told by his friend and co-pilot, Bill Dodds. ID260231 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Enid Blyton's Gay Street Book, Blyton, Enid
44 Blyton, Enid Enid Blyton's Gay Street Book
London Latimer House Ltd No date [1951 - Willey P68) 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Upper portion of front cover and spine are lightly faded. A couple of small marks to covers. Previous owner has ticked against the entries on the Contents page in biro, otherwise inscription-free. Illustrated in colour including three lovely full page colour plates by Grace Lodge. Decorated endpapers. 124 pages A collection of stories. ID296391 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Enid Blyton's Seventh Bedside Book, Blyton, Enid
45 Blyton, Enid Enid Blyton's Seventh Bedside Book
London Arthur Barker 1955 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. The dustjacket is chipped and creased at edges with a home-repaired 9sticky tape to inside) tear to the front panel. The DJ is NOT price-clipped. Faint fading to book edges and a gift inscription, dated 1956, to front free endpaper. Illustrated in two-toned colour. Dust jacket by Joyce Johnson. 160 pages Variety of stories, puzzles and riddles. ID293372 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories A Surprising Afternoon and Other Tales No 118 (14 April 1939), Blyton, Enid
46 Blyton, Enid Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories A Surprising Afternoon and Other Tales No 118 (14 April 1939)
London George Newnes Limited 1939 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Staple-bound. Black & white illustrations, Edges rubbed and some mottled foxing to interior and rear cover 31 pages A weekly magazine containing several stories. ID293603 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories Mister Meddle and the Birds and Other Tales No 144 (13 October 1939), Blyton, Enid
47 Blyton, Enid Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories Mister Meddle and the Birds and Other Tales No 144 (13 October 1939)
London George Newnes Limited 1939 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Staple-bound. Black & white illustrations, two of which have been coloured in by previous owner. Edges rubbed. 31 pages A weekly magazine containing several stories. ID293604 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories She Couldn't Remember and Other Tales No 171 (10 April 1940), Blyton, Enid
48 Blyton, Enid Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories She Couldn't Remember and Other Tales No 171 (10 April 1940)
London George Newnes Limited 1940 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Staple-bound. Black & white illustrations, Edges rubbed and a couple of small marks to covers. Previousowner has complete the coupon section at the rear with his name. 31 pages A weekly magazine containing several stories. ID293605 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories Silly Cousin Ann! And Other Tales No 37 (24 September 1937, Blyton, Enid
49 Blyton, Enid Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories Silly Cousin Ann! And Other Tales No 37 (24 September 1937
London George Newnes Limited 1937 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Staple-bound. Black & white illustrations, which unfortunately a previous owner has coloured in several. Edges rubbed. 31 pages A weekly magazine containing several stories. ID293602 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories That Boy Next Door and Other Tales No 163 (23 February 1940), Blyton, Enid
50 Blyton, Enid Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories That Boy Next Door and Other Tales No 163 (23 February 1940)
London George Newnes Limited 1940 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Staple-bound. Black & white illustrations, Edges rubbed and a couple of small marks to covers. Some tanning to page edges. Previous owner's name to inside cover. 31 pages A weekly magazine containing several stories. ID293633 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories The Girl with Whiskers and Other Tales No 187 (9 August 1940), Blyton, Enid
51 Blyton, Enid Enid Blyton's Sunny Stories The Girl with Whiskers and Other Tales No 187 (9 August 1940)
London George Newnes Limited 1940 1st thus Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Staple-bound. Black & white illustrations, Edges rubbed and a couple of small marks to covers. Previous owner' s name to the upper edge of the second page. 31 pages A weekly magazine containing several stories. ID293632 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Five Go Adventuring Again, Blyton, Enid
52 Blyton, Enid Five Go Adventuring Again
Leicester Brockhampton Press 1966 14th Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price-clipped and now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Main flaw is foxing to page edges. Black & white illustrations by Eileen Soper. 192 pages The second adventure of the Famous Five. ID234613 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Five Go To Smuggler's Top, Blyton, Enid
53 Blyton, Enid Five Go To Smuggler's Top
London Hodder & Stoughton 1951 6th Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition No Dust jacket.. Gift inscription to preliminary pages. Boards very lightly markedBlack & white illustrations by Eileen Soper. Colour frontispiece 192 pages The fourth adventure of the Famous Five ID293553 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Five Go To Smuggler's Top, Blyton, Enid
54 Blyton, Enid Five Go To Smuggler's Top
London Hodder & Stoughton 1963 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ condition in Good Dustjacket. Dustjacket has some loss to spine ends and corners - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Some foxing. Black & white illustrations by Eileen Soper. 184 pages The fourth adventure of the Famous Five ID214530 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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Five Have a Mystery to Solve, Blyton, Enid
55 Blyton, Enid Five Have a Mystery to Solve
London Hodder & Stoughton 1967 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is complete [not price-clipped] & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations by Eileen Soper. 184 pages The twentieth adventure of the Famous Five. ID297528 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Go Ahead Secret Seven, Blyton, Enid
56 Blyton, Enid Go Ahead Secret Seven
London Brockhampton Press 1956 4th impression Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has some small loss & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Book has a little foxing to page edges. Illustrated by Bruno Kay. 128 pages ID167038 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Last Term at Malory Towers, Blyton, Enid
57 Blyton, Enid Last Term at Malory Towers
London Methuen & Co 1951 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ condition. No dustjacket. Spine a little discoloured and some rubbing to corners and spine ends. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Numbers neatly inked to front free endpaper. Black & white illustrations by Stanley Lloyd. 150 pages ID292344 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Shock for the Secret Seven, Blyton, Enid
58 Blyton, Enid Shock for the Secret Seven
Leicester Brockhampton Press 1974 0340038306 / 9780340038307 5th Impression Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by Burgess Sharrocks. 121 pages ID297181 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Island of Adventure  (Colour Illustrated Edition), Blyton, Enid
59 Blyton, Enid The Island of Adventure (Colour Illustrated Edition)
London Macmillan Children's Books 1982 0333344073 / 9780333344071 1st thus Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs from the film of the same name. 94 pages ID291589 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Second Form At St. Clare's, Blyton, Enid
60 Blyton, Enid The Second Form At St. Clare's
London Methuen 1945 2nd Edition 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Edges lightly rubbed and corners bumped. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated by W. Lindsay Cable 157 pages ID288017 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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