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Billabong's Daughter

By: BRUCE, Mary Grant

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co. Ltd: No Date 1920s-30s

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID302393


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Black & white frontispiece by J. Macfarlane. An early reprint. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 256 pages First published in 1924. Number 8 in the Billabong series. View more info

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Darknight

By: Burke, David

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Methuen Australia: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID122147


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. View more info

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The Land of the Blue Flower

By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, G.P. Putnam and Sons: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID285198


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. View more info

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Cannonball Simp

By: Burningham, John (Written and Illustrated by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID296880


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. View more info

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Max and Maurice A Moral Tale in Seven Parts

By: Busch, Wilhelm (Written & Illustrated by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Abelard-Schuman: 1975

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID296740


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 View more info

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In The Beginning or Stories from the Book of Genesis (Stepping Stones to Bible History I)

By: Butler, Annie R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1889

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID298213


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Pale coloured boards are a little marked. Gift inscription to front free endpaper (dated 1889). Illustrated with Black and White plates. 330 pages + Publisher's Catalogue View more info

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King of Murder. A Herculeah Jones Mystery

By: Byars, Betsy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID229627


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 View more info

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Pony Duet

By: Caffrey, Nancy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1959

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID289455


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. View more info

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The Mystery of the Galloping Horse. A Ken Holt Mystery for Boys

By: CAMPBELL,Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, World Distributors: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID227961


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. View more info

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Esther Cameron's Story A Tale of Life and Influence

By: Carey, Rosa Nouchette

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: No date circa 1906

Edition: 10th Impression

Seller ID: ID300218


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good Condition. Beautifully decorated boards in excellent condition. However missing front free endpaper otherwise very good. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 279 pages + Publisher's Catalogue. View more info

Image for The Joshers or London to Birmingham with Albert and Victoria

The Joshers or London to Birmingham with Albert and Victoria

By: Carpenter, Humphrey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID231480


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. View more info

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Penelope's Prefects

By: Carr, Judith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited: No Date circa 1954.

Seller ID: ID301136


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Previous owner's details to half-title page. Black & white frontispiece by W. Spence. 223 pages View more info

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The Clinker

By: CARR, Roger Vaughan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Houghton Mifflin: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID10728


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. View more info

Image for Songs from Alice. Alice In Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass

Songs from Alice. Alice In Wonderland & Through The Looking Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1978

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID296481


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Light foxing to end papers and pastedowns. Colour illustrations by Charles Folkard. Music by Don Harper. Decorated Endpapers 48 pages View more info

Image for The Nursery "Alice" containing twenty coloured enlargements from Tenniel's Illustrations to "Alice's Adventures In Wonderland" with text adapted to Nursery Readers

The Nursery "Alice" containing twenty coloured enlargements from Tenniel's Illustrations to "Alice's Adventures In Wonderland" with text adapted to Nursery Readers

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1980

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: ID288204


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good+ Dust jacket. The dustjacket has been covered in clear contact by previous owner. Some sticky tape remnants to the edges of the pastedowns. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. Includes ribbon marker. Illustrated with twenty coloured enlargements by Tenniel. The cover was designed and coloured by E. Gertrude Thomson. 61 pages First published in 1890. Includes ' An Easter Greeting' letter by t... View more info

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Alice Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Limpsfield, Surrey, Dragon's World: 1989

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID299355


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour illustrations by Malcom Ashman 121 pages View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Limpsfield, Surrey, Dragon's World: 1990

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID299409


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour illustrations by Malcom Ashman 121 pages View more info

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Alice in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis; Illustrated by Rosemary Honeybourne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Purnell: 1969

Seller ID: ID297823


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Some light tanning to page edges. Charming colour and black & white illustrations by Rosemary Honeybourne. Unpaginated. View more info

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Who Killed Cockatoo?

By: Cawthorne, W.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Margaret Hamilton Books: 1988

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: ID273471


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 p... View more info

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CAPTURING THE GOLDEN BIRD

By: Chapman, Jean

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hodder & Stoughton: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID216107


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. View more info