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JOAN OF ARC; Or, the Story of a Noble Life

By: (None Noted)

Price: $26.32

Publisher: Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo & Co.: 1880

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 005887


108pp., colour-plate frontispiece, plus small b/white chapter illuminations and sketches. Book clean. Spine firm. Original green cloth decorated with blind, and printed embossing, with bright gilt title and surround. Mildly abraded edges and corners. Dark brown endpapers. Bright gilt text-block edges. Splotched and marked on several leaves. In very good condition for its age, with undamaged hinges, this story of Joan of Arc is written for boys and girls. Book weight appr... View more info

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AUSTRALIAN VERSE FOR THE YOUNG : With Glimpses of Yesteryear

By: Bindi-Bindi

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Oakey, Queensland, Australia, Bindi-Bindi Publishing:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011541


56pp., delightful colour-art illustrations throughout by Lynne Wilson. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated gloss boards have several minor indentations to rear panel. First printed in 2000, this edition being reprint number 6. The authors have endeavoured to present some primary lessons in an enjoyable way, and to give children a glimpse at the Australia of yesteryear, using Australian fauna as the principal characters. Contents include: At The ... View more info

GOOD WRITERS FOR YOUNG READERS

By: Butts, Dennis (Edited by)

Price: $10.34

Publisher: St Albans, Hertfordshire, Great Britain, Hart-Davis Educational: 1977

Seller ID: 005009


144pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Text-block edges flecked, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and creased. Critical essays on a range of children's authors, plus a revue of British picture books since 1960. Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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COOL CHRISSIE! (Signed Copy)

By: Clark, Margaret

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Milsons Point, N.S.W., Australia, Red Fox: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 009863


94pp., b/white illustrations throughout by Bettina Guthridge. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Personal inscription, signed and dated (25-12-98) by the author, else leaves clean and unmarked, albeit with a hint of tanning. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly indented only. " . . . a survival guide with cool jokes and lots of tips to give you a laugh and keep you sane in the Christmas silly season." Book weight approx. 115g. Postage charge will be reduced as this i... View more info

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THE YOUNG TRAVELLER IN SPACE

By: Clarke, Arthur C.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Phoenix House Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012737


72pp., colour-art frontispiece, unpaginated b/white halftone plates, plus intext diagrams. Book clean. Spine worn, with a small split, damage on head and heel. Colour-art illustrated boards worn on foredge corners, else light shelfwear. A former owner's name (in a childish hand) on ffep., textblock noticeably tanned, random splotches on endpapers. Colour-art illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nipped and edgeworn, with jagged tears, shelfwear, plu... View more info

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HUMBLEPUPPY AND OTHER STORIES FOR TELLING : With Notes on How to Tell Them

By: Colwell, Eileen H. (Chosen and Annotated by)

Price: $16.92

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010509


175pp., b/white illustrations throughout by Ron Maris. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain orange boards very lightly bumped. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Maris), loose-plastic protected dustjacket corner-clipped on front flap, sunning to spine, minor soft edge-creasing. "This is the fifth of Edith Colwell's storytelling collections and follows the same pattern. As in her previous collections there are notes for guidance at the back of the bo... View more info

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GOOD NIGHT, ME

By: Daddo, Andrew

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hachette Children's Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010730


Unpaginated (32pp.). Colour-art illustrations by Emma Quay. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper near fine. "Someone's ready for bed, but it's going to take a long, long time to say goodnight! . . . " Book weight approx. 205g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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SONGS AND VERSE

By: Dahl, Roald

Price: $11.28

Publisher: London, Puffin (Penguin Books): 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010358


191pp., colour illustrations throughout by numerous illustrators, including Quentin Blake. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft crease to lower edge of small section. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. "Packed into these pages are seven sections bursting with monsters, gruesome children, magical creatures, ghastly adults and a few unpleasant surprises. 'Songs and Verse' is beautifully illustrated in full colour by Quentin Blake, ... View more info

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HAIRY MACLARY AND FRIENDS : 5 More Lynley Dodd Stories

By: Dodd, Lynley

Price: $25.85

Publisher: London, Puffin [Penguin]: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008695


165pp., colour-art illustrations (Lynley Dodd) to verso pages, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated gloss boards negligibly bumped. Here are five more charming and exuberant stories from award-winning authors Lynley Dodd: Schnitzel von Krumm's Basketwork, Hairy Maclary, Sit, Scnitzel von Krumm Forget-Me-Not, Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack, Hairy Maclary's Showbusiness. Book weight approx. 620g. View more info

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TINY TRAVELLERS: A Book of Stories and Rhymes for Little Folk

By: E. Hutchings

Price: $94.00

Publisher: London, G.J.Galloway:

Seller ID: 002026


No date or printing history [c.1920]. Three full-page, art-illustrated [Fred Bennett, 1919] colour plates, including frontispiece. Unpaginated [16 pages] with intext, b/w illustrations. Book square, staples rusty, but holding. Inscription, dated 1926 on verso of frontis, foxing specks throughout. Art-illustrated [as one text plate] card wrapper edgeworn, bumped, abrading on spine and plain rear. Ditto fingermarks. A quaint book for 'Little Folk', with stories and rhyme: ... View more info

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THE AUSTRALIAN TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS (Signed Copy)

By: Fechner, Conny

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Australia, Alan Cornwell: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 012100


24p., delightful colour art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Short inscription, "Happy Reading", signed by author and illustrator Conny Fechner on inside front cover. From the rear panel: An Australian Classic. Twelve cross-eyed emus, Eleven limping lizards, Ten noisy numbats, Nine fat koalas, Eight frill-necked lizards, Seven wobbly wombats, Six cackling cockies, Five pink galahs, Four kangaroos, Three magpies, Two lyrebird... View more info

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HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN'S THUMBELINA

By: Fienberg, Anna

Price: $24.44

Publisher: Sydney, Pan Macmillan: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009335


Unpaginated (32 pp.). Colour-art illustrations throughout by Mark Jackson and Heather Potter. Duo-tone art-illustrated endpapers. Book clean. Spine firm, very lightly bumped at head. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated matt boards undamaged. Hans Christian Andersen's delightful story of Thumbelina, the 'little girl as big as your thumb', retold by Anna Fienberg. Book weight approx. 425g. View more info

STROSS AND ME. (Signed Copy)

By: Forrest, John and Carey

Price: $21.62

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Hill Of Content: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 005451


Unpaginated (48 pages). Full-page colour-art illustrations throughout, by John Forrest. Book clean and square. Spine firm, tiny chips there-on. Two names, plus a dated inscription signed by John Forrest on ffep., a creased, closed tear in the top margin of one leaf, plus one other short repaired tear. Art-illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped. No dustjacket. . . . so inspired by the beauty of an island and of a particular friend named Asterios, who taught them and the... View more info

FLANIMALS

By: Gervais, Ricky

Price: $14.05

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Impression.

Seller ID: 004909


Unpaginated (64 pages). Colour-art 'Flanimals' illustrations throughout by Rob Steen. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Remainder stripe on foot of textblock, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated boards nominally bumped. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a clean 6.5 cm. cut on front, otherwise good. A series of creatures that only their mothers could love.Book weight approx. 500g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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CHILD'S DREAMING

By: Gilbert, Kevin

Price: $22.56

Publisher: South Yarra, VIC, Australia, Hyland House Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012896


63pp., recto page natural history photography colour plates (photography by ecologist/photographer Eleanor Williams). Book clean. Spine slightly cocked. Colour, photographically-illustrated (Eleanor Williams) gloss boards nominally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated (as boards) loose-plastic-protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, and has minor colour fade (canary) to front panel. In this book, Kevin Gilbert's poetry leads us through the Australian bush conversin... View more info

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DEBI GLIORI'S BEDTIME STORIES : Bedtime Tales with a Twist

By: Gliori, Debi

Price: $15.98

Publisher: U.K., Dorling Kindersley: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006453


80pp., colour art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn, tiny nick to lower edge. Debi Gliori, one of the most successful creators of children's books today, retells a delightful collection of her favourite bedtime stories, giving them a unique and humorous twist of her own . . . Book weight approx. 640g. View more info

THE UNICORN WHO WANTED TO BE SEEN

By: Hahn, Lotte K.

Price: $13.16

Publisher: New York, Frederick Warne: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004521


Unpaginated [approx. 48 pages]. Beautifully illustrated throughout in one and two-colour illustrations by debut picture-book illustrator Christine Price, who, previously, had illustrated books for older children. Book clean and square. Unissued library-quality binding. Mild bumps on head and heel of backstrip, plus a small stain spot on front board. A recent inscription [nondescript] on ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated [Christine Price], loose-plastic prote... View more info

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RUPERT ANNUAL. No. 54

By: Henderson, James

Price: $14.05

Publisher: London, Express Newspapers: 1989

Seller ID: 004015


98pp., colour-art endpapers [identical], plus intext colour-art story panels, and games pages throughout, all illustrations by John Harrold, with story colouring by Doris Campbell. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, gloss papered boards lightly bumped on foredge corners, plus head and heel of backstrip. Lots of puzzles and stories, the first being the tale of Rupert and the Boomerarrow, followed by Rupert and the Knight, and after lots more... View more info

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WHERE'S THE DRAGON ?

By: Hook, Jason

Price: $14.10

Publisher: St Helen's, U.K., Fernleigh Books: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006932


Unpaginated (24 pp.). Beautiful textured colour illustrations throughout, by Richard Hook. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated boards negligibly scuffed only. "This is a story about one man, one boy, one dog and their hunt for an enormous old dragon. Enjoy the story, and then see how many dragons you can find along the way!" Book weight approx. 730g. View more info

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THE ALPHASHELL BOOK : A Book About Molluscs of Australia for Children

By: Hunt, Helen

Price: $16.45

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Lothian Publishing: 1982

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 006901


(vi) + 66pp., unpaginated colour plates, intext b/white halftone plates, plus sketches, and line-drawings, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. " . . . is a first book about molluscs of Australia for children . . . easy reference . . . alphabetical order . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 240g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info