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Let's Pretend Poems, Agnew, Georgette [Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard]
1 Agnew, Georgette [Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard] Let's Pretend Poems
London J. Saville & Co. 1927 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good+ condition. No dustjacket. Corners a little rubbed and some marking to boards, spine a touch faded. Bookplate and previous owner's details to Front Free End paper . Black & white illustrations by Ernest Shepard. 63 pages ID293640 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Little Men Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys, Alcott, Louisa M.
2 Alcott, Louisa M. Little Men Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys
Garden City, NY Nelson Doubleday 1955 1st thus Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Faux leather boards. Black & white illustrations and colour frontispiece by Ruth Ives. A nice copy 384 pages The third book in the series about the March family. First published in 1871. ID293782 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Adventures of Jimmy Brown. Written By Himself, Alden, W.L. (Edited)
3 Alden, W.L. (Edited) Adventures of Jimmy Brown. Written By Himself
New York Harper and Brothers Publishers 1913 1st thus Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Corners a little worn and edges a little 'grubby'. Decorated front board and spine. Illustrated with Black and White plates and frontispiece. 238 pages ID281087 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Alone at Pine Street, Allan, Mabel Esther
4 Allan, Mabel Esther Alone at Pine Street
London Abelard 1983 0200728024 / 9780200728027 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. Several small scattered stains to upper rear portion of the dustjacket. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Patricia Drew. A Grasshopper Book. 112 pages The sixth book in the Pine Street series which follow the adventures of the gang from Almond House. This one tells of how Samantha, the youngest of the gang, copes on her at Pine Street School. ID192363 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Over the Sea to School, Allan, Mabel Esther
5 Allan, Mabel Esther Over the Sea to School
London and Glasgow Blackie & Son No Date circa 1950s Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Spine is lightly age-toned and some faint marking to boards. Gift inscription to prelims dated 1954. Previous owner's details to half-title page. Endpaperslightly tanned. Illustrated with Black and White plates by W. Mackinlay 255 pages First in the Dundonay House school stories. ID295919 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Rachel Tandy, Allan, Mabel Esther
6 Allan, Mabel Esther Rachel Tandy
Hutchinson of London 1958 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Small abrasion to lower edge of front free endpaper. Previous owner's neat stamp and inked number to front free endpaper. 224 pages A young adult novel about growing up and one's first job and writing children's books. ID287453 
Price: 95.00 AUD
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The Wood Street Helpers, Allan, Mabel Esther
7 Allan, Mabel Esther The Wood Street Helpers
London Methuen 1983 0416758908 / 9780416758900 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 purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes. 144 pages A Pied Piper Book. ID287318 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Wood Street and Mary Ellen, Allan, Mabel Esther
8 Allan, Mabel Esther Wood Street and Mary Ellen
London Methuen 1983 0416863507 / 9780416863505 Reprint Hardbound 
Octavo Size [approx 13x20cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ is not price-clipped but the price sticker has been removed. Previous owner's details & small ink number to front free end paper. Black & white illustrations by Lesley Smith. 142 pages ID180573 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Tom Brown's Schooldays, An Old Boy
9 An Old Boy Tom Brown's Schooldays
London John F. Shaw & Co. Ltd no datecirca 1922 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Slight wear to the back cover of book. Offsetting to rear free end papers. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Black & white illustrations. 287 pages ID291883 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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10 Andersen, Hans Christian ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
London Sunburst Books 1994 1857781732 / 9781857781731 Hardback 
Folio Size. VERY GOOD+ in pictorial laminated boards. Lovely illustrations by Renata Fucikova unpaginated ID230274 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales (2 Volumes in Slipcase), Andersen, Hans Christian; Edited by Svend Larsen
11 Andersen, Hans Christian; Edited by Svend Larsen Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales (2 Volumes in Slipcase)
Odense, Denmark Flensted 1953 Reprint Hardback 
16mo. [approx 10cm x 17cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjackets. DJs protected in purpose-made plastic sleeves. DJ are age discoloured on spines. The slipcase is complete but very battered with sticky tape repairs and discolouration. Translated from the Danish by R.P. Keigwin Black & white illustrations by Vilhelm Pederson - reproduced from the original drawings in the Andersen Museum in Odense. Colour frontispiece of Andersen reproduced from Carl Blochs' 1869 portrait. Vol1: 394pp; Vol 2: 368pp The World Edition from Andersen's home town. ID296136 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Young Visiters, ASHFORD, Daisy
12 ASHFORD, Daisy The Young Visiters
London Chatto & Windus 1919 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Marbled boards are rubbed at corners and more lightly rubbed at edges. The title patch is age-darkened. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Black & white illustrations including a photograph of the author as frontispiece and another of the first page of the original manuscript. 86 pages Preface by J.M.Barrie. The comic story of Victorian England, completed when the author was nine years old. Published in the same year as the first edition [1919]. ID290802 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Trespassers at Charlcote, Avery, Gillian
13 Avery, Gillian Trespassers at Charlcote
London Collins 1958 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is price-clipped with age-darkened spine. Presentation plate to front free-endpaper. Previous owners details [same person] to half-title page. Black & white illustrations by Dick Hart. 254 pages By the author of The Warden's Niece. This was Gillian Avery's second book after the success of The Warden's Niece. This story follows the adventures of two families of children spending their holidays in Victorian Oxfordshire countryside. Francis Copplestone, the eccentric curate from The Warden's Niece, makes another appearance. A delightful book by this highly regarded children's writer. ID269305 
Price: 90.00 AUD
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Thomas the Tank Engine Collection, Awdry, Rev. W.
14 Awdry, Rev. W. Thomas the Tank Engine Collection
London Heinemann Young Books 1998 0434804460 / 9780434804467 1st thus Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Colour illustrations. 220 pages. A unique collection of engine stories from the Railway Series ID273955 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Speaking Drums of Ashanti, Ballard, Martin
15 Ballard, Martin The Speaking Drums of Ashanti
London Longmans Young Books 1970 0582154995 / 9780582154995 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in a Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is creased at lower edge with closed tear at spine edge. The sequel to Benjie's Portion 164 pages ID243241 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Dawn, Bang, Molly
16 Bang, Molly Dawn
New York Seastar Books 2002 1587171880 / 9781587171888 Reprint Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Colour and black & white illustrations. unpaginated A Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Book. A beautifully illustrated adaption of the Japanese legend of the Crane Wife set in 19th century New England. ID215588 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Shirley Barber's Classic Fairyland Jigsaw Book, Barber, Shirley (Artist and Author)
17 Barber, Shirley (Artist and Author) Shirley Barber's Classic Fairyland Jigsaw Book
Rowville, Vic The Five Mile Press No Date. 1741782201 / 9781741782202 
Oblong Quarto Size. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. Five large, 96 piece jigsaws featuring the delightful fairy illustrations of Shirley Barber. All pieces present. Each jigsaw has is accompanied by a small amount of text. Very lovely book. Unpaginated ID292951 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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More Tales To Tell To Little Children, Barnard, Winifred E. and Spriggs, Elsie Helena
18 Barnard, Winifred E. and Spriggs, Elsie Helena More Tales To Tell To Little Children
London The National Sunday School Union 1930s Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red decorated boards. Light wear to edges and corners with lightly sun-faded spine. Black & white illustration by Elsie Anna Wood and Kathleen Wood. Presentation Plate to front free endpaper which also has a small stain to fore edge. 126 pages Another book of stories for the kindergarten and home. ID273831 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Here Come The Girl Guides, Barne, Kitty
19 Barne, Kitty Here Come The Girl Guides
London The Girl Guides Association 1946 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 13x20cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has loss to spine ends, is price-clipped and now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 100 pages ID287601 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Waminda, Barrett, Helen
20 Barrett, Helen Waminda
Adelaide D'Artagnan Publishing 1982 0959314210 / 9780959314212 Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Covered in clear contact by previous owner. 156pages A children's story set in the mid-north of South Australia ID243945 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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