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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass & What Alice Found There [Combined Edition], Carroll, Lewis
81 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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Songs from Alice. Alice In Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass, Carroll, Lewis
82 Carroll, Lewis Songs from Alice. Alice In Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass
Melbourne Edward Arnold 1978 0726700304 / 9780726700309 Laminated Boards 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. A couple of spots of foxing to pages and top edge. Colour illustrations by Charles Folkard. Music by Don Harper. Decorated Endpapers 48 pages ID296481 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Ant Antics, Cave, Estella [Presented and Illustrated by]
83 Cave, Estella [Presented and Illustrated by] Ant Antics
London John Murray 1933 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Good+ Condition. Cloth Spine is lightly discoloured and book is moderately foxed at prelims and fore edge. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Previous owner's details to verso front free end paper. 26 illustrations with 12 full-page coloured plates. 115 pages With accompaniments by Stanley Baldwin, Jack Spratt, Tom, Dick and Harry, Basil Cave, Baden-Powell, Beverley Nichols, Lord Tom-Noddy, Lord Love Us!, Rudyard Kipling and Others. Estella Cave was the wife of the George Cave, a renowned Conservative politician and first[ and last] Earl Cave of Richmond. Lady Cave used her contacts to get many notable figures in 1930s England to write whimsical pieces/poems about ants. These are enhanced by her own charming illustrations. ID271665 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Who Killed Cockatoo?, Cawthorne, W.A.
84 Cawthorne, W.A. Who Killed Cockatoo?
Sydney Margaret Hamilton Books 1988 0947241000 / 9780947241001 New Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 22cm x 29cm].Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour illustrations by Rodney McRae unpaginated A new edition of William Alexander Cawthorne's adaptation of ' Who Killed Cockatoo?' based on the traditional English children's rhyme ' Who Killed Cock Robin?' Illustrated with Aboriginal and primitive motifs in contemporary colours to reflect the Australian landscape. The original was published in Adelaide in the 1870s. ID273471 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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CAPTURING THE GOLDEN BIRD, Chapman, Jean
85 Chapman, Jean CAPTURING THE GOLDEN BIRD
Sydney Hodder & Stoughton 1987 034041930x / 9780340419304 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white silhouettes Sandra Laroche. 176 pages The young Hans Christian Andersen with Illustrations by Sandra Laroche in two parts. Part 1 Hans Christian Andersen's life and Part 2 a collection of his best-loved tales. ID216107 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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VELVET PAWS AND WHISKERS, Chapman, Jean
86 Chapman, Jean VELVET PAWS AND WHISKERS
Sydney Hodder & Stoughton 1980 0340246057 / 9780340246054 Reprint Softcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 168 pages Illustrated by Deborah Niland, a collection of stories, songs, activities and verse about cats. ID243145 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Sandford On Tour, Childs, Rob
87 Childs, Rob Sandford On Tour
London Blackie 1983 0216914094 / 9780216914094 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. 112 pages The author's third novel about sport at Sandford school. This one about a soccer tournament. ID257722 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Seokoo of the Black Wind, Chipperfield, Joseph E.
88 Chipperfield, Joseph E. Seokoo of the Black Wind
London Hutchinson 1961 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light foxing to prelims. Black & white illustrations by Gifford Ambler. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 144 pages ID260817 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Two Thousand Years Ago.  Or, The Adventures of a Roman Boy, Church, AJ
89 Church, AJ Two Thousand Years Ago. Or, The Adventures of a Roman Boy
London Blackie & Son Limited no datecirca late 1800s Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Offsetting to the front free end papers. Very faint scattered foxing to book edges. Some mild and small abrasions to gilt edges. 384 pages ID295552 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Jingaroo, Clark, Mavis Thorpe
90 Clark, Mavis Thorpe Jingaroo
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1951 1st Edition Hardcover 
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. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. 186 pages. A children's story of farm life based in rural Victorian town of Jingaroo. ID8069 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Spindle's Picnic (Tales of Oaktree Wood), Cloke, Rene
91 Cloke, Rene Spindle's Picnic (Tales of Oaktree Wood)
London Award Publications 1989 086163411X / 9780861634118 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 22cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour illustrations. unpaginated Enter the enchanting world of Oaktree Wood. ID283450 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Battling the Clouds or For a Comrade's Honor, Cobb, Frank Captain
92 Cobb, Frank Captain Battling the Clouds or For a Comrade's Honor
Chicago Saalfield Publishing Company 1927 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Good condition. No dustjacket. Pages tanned and a bit crisp. Bump to base of boards. Mild insect marks to covers. 165 pages Aviator Series Volume 1. ID239252 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Orphan Game, Cohen, Barbara
93 Cohen, Barbara The Orphan Game
New York Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Books 1988 0688076157 / 9780688076153 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. A nice copy. 199 pages ID175500 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Rupert Plays Fox and Geese, Collins, Len
94 Collins, Len Rupert Plays Fox and Geese
London Grafton Books 1986 0583309496 / 9780583309493 1st thus Softcover 
Tall octavo size [15x29cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Stiff Card Covers. Complete with counters, unmarked score sheet and board. Previous owner appears to have placed a sticker on the front cover and another on the rear cover. Very neatly done. 12 pages A Rupert Playbook. ID293626 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Rupert Plays Nine Men's Morris, Collins, Len
95 Collins, Len Rupert Plays Nine Men's Morris
London Grafton Books 1986 0583309488 / 9780583309486 1st thus Softcover 
Tall octavo size [15x29cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Stiff Card Covers. Complete with counters, unmarked score sheet and board. An excellent copy. 12 pages A Rupert Playbook. ID293622 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Rupert Plays Snakes and Ladders, Collins, Len
96 Collins, Len Rupert Plays Snakes and Ladders
London Grafton Books 1986 0583309445 / 9780583309448 1st thus Softcover 
Tall octavo size [15x29cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Stiff Card Covers.Complete with counters, unmarked score sheet and board. Some light rubbing to edges. 12 pages A Rupert Playbook. ID293627 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Rupert Plays Tic Tac Toe, Collins, Len
97 Collins, Len Rupert Plays Tic Tac Toe
London Grafton Books 1986 0583309461 / 9780583309462 1st thus Softcover 
Tall octavo size [15x29cm approx]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. Stiff Card Covers. Complete with counters, unmarked score sheet and board. 12 pages A Rupert Playbook. ID293624 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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98 Coltman, Paul (Poem) and McClure, Gillian (Illustrations) Tog the Ribber or Granny's Tale
London Andre Deutsch 1985 0233977112 / 9780233977119 1st Edition Hardbound 
Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected. Colour illustrations. Small faded patch where price sticker removed from front cover of DJ> A poem about a ghost - not for the fainthearted. ID257955 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Hunter's Half-Moon, Cornwall, Ian
99 Cornwall, Ian Hunter's Half-Moon
London John Baker 1967 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket has some light edgewear and is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations by Marjorie Maitland Howard and maps planned and drawn by W.J.F. Cornwall. 164 pages A children's novel of the men of pre-history. How the Wanaka family penetrate the glacier tongue and venture into new territory, their encounters with other tribes and with a herd of mammoths. ID237536 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Pomando, Craig, M. Jean
100 Craig, M. Jean Pomando
New York W.W. Norton & Company Inc. 1969 1st Edition Hardcover 
Very Good in Good Dustjacket - now protected. Illustrated by Enrico Arno. Dustjacket ahas a faded spine and a few small tears and chips mainly at spine ends - is now protected in clear archival plastic sleeve. Reinforced library binding. 90pages. A charming fantasy. ID5787 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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