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Lenny and Lola, Brown, Marc
81 Brown, Marc Lenny and Lola
New York A Unicorn Book, E. P. Dutton 1978 0525334653 / 9780525334651 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Lovely illustrations by the author. unpaginated. An early book about Lenny and Lola the famous trapeze artists by the author/illustrator of the popular 'Arthur' series. ID297571 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Granny's Wonderful Chair, Browne, Frances
82 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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The Pied Piper of Hamlin With 35 Illustrations by Kate Greenaway Engraved and Printed in Colours by Edmund Evans, Browning, Robert
83 Browning, Robert The Pied Piper of Hamlin With 35 Illustrations by Kate Greenaway Engraved and Printed in Colours by Edmund Evans
Sydney View Productions 1985 Facsimile Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Wonderful, high quality reproductions of the Kate Greenaway illustrations. 64 pages A facsimile of the original c. 1885 edition. ID297423 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Back to Billabong, Bruce, Mary Grant
84 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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Bill of Billabong, BRUCE, Mary Grant
85 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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Bill of Billabong, Bruce, Mary Grant
86 Bruce, Mary Grant Bill of Billabong
London Ward, Lock & Co., Limited 1957 Reprint Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has small loss to top of spine & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light stains to top edge. 220 pages. The 10th book in the Billabong series ID246311 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Billabong Adventurers, Bruce, Mary Grant
87 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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Billabong Gold, Bruce, Mary Grant
88 Bruce, Mary Grant Billabong Gold
London Ward Lock & Co. Ltd No DateCirca 1950s Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Fair -Poor Dustjacket. DJ has been repaired at folds with tape [by previous owner] and is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 256 pages Number 13 in the Billabong series. ID228973 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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BILLABONG'S LUCK, Bruce, Mary Grant
89 Bruce, Mary Grant BILLABONG'S LUCK
London Ward Lock & Co. Ltd No DateCirca 1950 Reprint Hardcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has been repairs with tape on the underside & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & White frontispiece. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 256pages Number 11 in the Billabong series ID229623 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Captain Jim, BRUCE, Mary Grant
90 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
91 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
92 Bruce, Mary Grant Norah of Billabong
London Ward Lock Limited No DateCirca 1955 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price-clipped, has some mild stains to spine & now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A few spots of foxing to the page edges. Black and white frontispiece by Spence. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 224 pages. Number 3 in the Billabong series. First published in 1913. ID207541 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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The Twins of Emu Plains, Bruce, Mary Grant
93 Bruce, Mary Grant The Twins of Emu Plains
London Ward Lock & Co. Ltd No dateCirca 1956 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has tape across top & bottom of spine and is price-clipped - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Presentation plate to prelims. Previous owners details crossed out on front pastedown. 256pages ID162255 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Timothy in Bushland, Bruce, Mary Grant
94 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
95 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
96 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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Cannonball Simp, Burningham, John (Written and Illustrated by)
97 Burningham, John (Written and Illustrated by) Cannonball Simp
London Jonathan Cape 1966 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Light rubbing and bumping to spine ends and corners. Faint marking to light coloured rear panel. Wonderful colour illustrations by the the award winning illustrator/author. Unpaginated The story of Simp, an ugly looking dog who ends up in a circus. ID296880 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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The Adventures of Humbert Simp & Harquin, Burningham, John (Written and Illustrated by)
98 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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Max and Maurice A Moral Tale in Seven Parts, Busch, Wilhelm (Written & Illustrated by)
99 Busch, Wilhelm (Written & Illustrated by) Max and Maurice A Moral Tale in Seven Parts
London Abelard-Schuman 1975 0200721844 / 9780200721844 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Dustjacket is price-clipped. Black & white illustrations by Wilhelm Busch. Translated by Anthea Bell 56 pages First published in the 1860s in Germany. The children's classic that inspired so many other naughty little boys ID296740 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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King of Murder. A Herculeah Jones Mystery, Byars, Betsy
100 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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