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Expelled!, Brooks, Edwy Searles
61 Brooks, Edwy Searles Expelled!
London Howard Baker 1972 Reprint 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. Contains 8 full length stories including The Secret Societies of St. Franks and The 'Death' of Walter Church. ID255934 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Tales of King Arthur, Brooks, Felicity, Retold By
62 Brooks, Felicity, Retold By Tales of King Arthur
London Usborne 1994 0746020627 / 9780746020623 1st thus Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour and black & white illustrations by Rodney Matthews. 84 pages Eight classic Arthurian tales. Includes a Who's Who in the stories. Usborne Library of Fear, Fantasy and Adventure ID288121 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Granny's Wonderful Chair, Browne, Frances
63 Browne, Frances Granny's Wonderful Chair
London J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1957 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD in GOOD Dustjacket. DJ is chipped with some loss - protected ina purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations by Dora Curtis. Introduction by Dollie Radford. 178 pages Fairy tales by an author, who lived in the 1800's was blind and a poet which makes the stories all the richer! Everyman's Library No. 112. ID226473 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Back to Billabong, Bruce, Mary Grant
64 Bruce, Mary Grant Back to Billabong
London Ward Lock Limited No DateCirca 1930s Reprint Hardcover 
Octavo Size. GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Some rubbing to corners and edges, marking to boards and moderate foxing to prelims. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Black & white illustrations. 252 pages. Number 7 in the series. First published in 1921. ID289567 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Back to Billabong, Bruce, Mary Grant
65 Bruce, Mary Grant Back to Billabong
London Ward Lock Limited n.d circa 1930s Reprint Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Fair Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A Price-clipped DJ spine is age-darkened with a chipping to ends and small tear with small loss to front edge. Dj is lightly foxed on both sides. Book has scattered foxing to fore edge and offset to endpapers,Some foxing to page edges of the first few pages. Black & White frontispiece and 5 full page black and white plates by J. Macfarlane. 252 pages. Number 7 in the series. Originally published in 1921. ID268154 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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Bill of Billabong, BRUCE, Mary Grant
66 BRUCE, Mary Grant Bill of Billabong
London Ward Lock & Co. Ltd 1931 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Fair [Price-Clipped]dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is chipped at corners, fraying with some loss to spine ends; ; age-darkened at spine - looks more presentable than it sounds in its removable plastic sleeve. Book has minor flecking to front decorated boards with scattered foxing to edges and preliminary pages. Number neatly inked to rear pastedown. Black & white illustrations [frontispiece + 3 plates] by A.A. Kent. Muir 1143. 256 pages Number 10 in the Billabong series ID283853 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Billabong Adventurers, Bruce, Mary Grant
67 Bruce, Mary Grant Billabong Adventurers
London Ward Lock & Co. Ltd 1928 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Mild scattered foxing to preliminary pages and through the interior and some offset to free endpapers. Illustrated with a black & white frontispiece and severn full page black & white plates by J. Macfarlane. 250 pages Ninth Billabong Book. First published in 1927. ID289218 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Captain Jim, BRUCE, Mary Grant
68 BRUCE, Mary Grant Captain Jim
London Ward Lock & Co. Ltd 1919 1st Edition [Muir 1099] Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Red cloth boards are worn at corners and spine ends. Boards are also mottled and marked with some age-discolouration to spine. Scattered foxing to pages. Previous owner's details to front free endpaper and verso. All 8 black and white plates by J. Nacfarlane present. 311 pages + 8pp Advertisements at rear Book six in the Billabong series, set during World War One. Jim and Wally return to the Front and Norah sets up a home for recuperating war wounded. ID277566 
Price: 220.00 AUD
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Mates at Billabong, Bruce, Mary Grant
69 Bruce, Mary Grant Mates at Billabong
London Ward Lock & Co. Ltd n.d. Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Fair dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is chipped and a little torn at corners, edges and spine ends. Book is tanned at free endpapers and there is a gift inscription to front pastedown. Mild foxing to edges of preliminary pages. A faint number in a circle to front free endpaper. 8 black and white plates by J. Macfarlane. 252 pages First published in 1911, number 2 in the Billabong series. ID293635 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Norah of Billabong, Bruce, Mary Grant
70 Bruce, Mary Grant Norah of Billabong
London Ward Lock Limited No Date Circa 1950s Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price-clipped & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A few spots of foxing to the page edges.Black and white frontispiece by Spence, 224 pages. Number 3 in the Billabong series. First published in 1913. ID207541 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Timothy in Bushland, Bruce, Mary Grant
71 Bruce, Mary Grant Timothy in Bushland
London Ward Lock & Co. Ltd No Datecirca 1926 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Corners and spine ends very lightly rubbed. Mild foxing to fore edge and some offset to free endpapers and previous owner's pencilled signature to front free endpaper. Illustrated with a black and white frontispiece and seven Black and White plates by J Macfarlane. 239 pages The story of Timothy who saves his family by discovering hidden treasure following his dreamtime adventures with Australian animals and the King of the Bushland. ID289219 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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Darknight, Burke, David
72 Burke, David Darknight
Sydney Methuen Australia 1979 0454001061 / 9780454001068 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJhas a couple of closed tears & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (flyleaf). 233 pages A mystery adventure, featuring Steve Baird Cadet Reporter, set in the Australian bush. ID122147 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Land of the Blue Flower, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
73 Burnett, Frances Hodgson The Land of the Blue Flower
London G.P. Putnam and Sons 1945 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size (small.Very Good condition in a Good [Price-Clipped?] Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with some marking to rear cover and upper front corner. Tape stains to endpapers and DJ flap where previous owner's plastic covering has been removed. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 62 pages An allegory with a spiritual significance. ID285198 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Adventures of Humbert Simp & Harquin, Burningham, John (Written and Illustrated by)
74 Burningham, John (Written and Illustrated by) The Adventures of Humbert Simp & Harquin
London Book Club Associates 1976 Book Club Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Delightful colour illustrations by the author. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Unpaginated Contains three stories: Humbert Mister Firkin & The Lord Mayor of London; Canonball Simp; Harquin Th Fox who went down to the valley. Buringham is a highly regarded British illustrator, twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and a finalist in the Hans Christian Andersen Award. ID296480 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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King of Murder. A Herculeah Jones Mystery, Byars, Betsy
75 Byars, Betsy King of Murder. A Herculeah Jones Mystery
New York Viking 2006 0670060658 / 9780670060658 1st 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. 115 pages ID229627 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Pony Duet, Caffrey, Nancy
76 Caffrey, Nancy Pony Duet
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1959 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. The DJ has several closed tears to edges and some mild chipping to upper corners and top of spine with a stain to upper corner. Black & white illustrations by Ronnie Mutch. 91 pages First published in the USA in 1957. The story of how Cathy overcomes her fear of horses through combined effort of the Pony Club and a placid skewbald pony. ID289455 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Mystery of the Galloping Horse. A Ken Holt Mystery for Boys, CAMPBELL,Bruce
77 CAMPBELL,Bruce The Mystery of the Galloping Horse. A Ken Holt Mystery for Boys
London World Distributors 1973 Reprint Hardcover 
8vo, Very Good Condition. Pages tanned and a little crisp. Laminated boards. 208 pages. A Ken Holt Mystery for boys. First published in 1956. Redwing Library Edition. ID227961 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Joshers or London to Birmingham with Albert and Victoria, Carpenter, Humphrey
78 Carpenter, Humphrey The Joshers or London to Birmingham with Albert and Victoria
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1977 0048231428 / 9780048231420 1st Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. Good + in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. DJ slightly chipped. Black & white illustrations. Previous owner's label to front free endpaper. 120 pages A story of the canals, illustrated by Robert J.Wilson. ID231480 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Clinker, CARR, Roger Vaughan
79 CARR, Roger Vaughan The Clinker
Melbourne Houghton Mifflin 1989 0867700882 / 9780867700886 1st Edition Hardcover 
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. 140pages. ID10728 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass & What Alice Found There [Combined Edition], Carroll, Lewis
80 Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass & What Alice Found There [Combined Edition]
Melbourne The Library of Imperial History Pty Ltd 1982 0333338715 / 9780333338711 Limited Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket in a very good slipcase. The book would also be near fine except that there is a small stain to the fore edge of page 193 and a tiny scuff mark to the silver gilt top edge. Ribbon marker. Colour and black & white illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. Limited edition No 0162 of 5000 copies - includes certificate. 420 pages Produced to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carrol's birth in 1832. ID285875 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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