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CREW'S 13 CLASSIC TALES OF THE MACABRE & FANTASTIC

By: Crew, Gary (Compiled by)

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, ABC Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012138

ISBN: 0733305644

Condition: Very Good


211pp., b/white illustrations by Shaun Tan. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, with a hint of tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. An anthology of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Elizabeth Gaskell, Ambrose Bierce, Saki (H.H. Munro), H.G. Wells, Guy de Maupassant, W.W. Jacobs, Hume Nisbet, P. Schuyler Miller, Francis Flagg, Gary Crew and 'Anonymous'. Suggested level: Secondary students. Book weight approx. 270g. *Postage charge... View more info

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BLOOD SONG : The First Book of Lharmell

By: Hart, Rhiannon

Price: $13.66

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2011

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 009120

ISBN: 1742750966

Condition: Very Good


290pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, mild 'crinkle' to rear free endpaper. Illustrated card wrapper has tiny corner crease to rear panel. "Already her black hair and pale eyes mark her out as different, but now Zeraphina must be even more careful to keep her secret safe. Craving blood is not considered normal behaviour for anyone, let alone a princess . . . " Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500... View more info

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PUCK OF POOK'S HILL

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $18.80

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013010

Condition: Good+


x, + 306pp., plus (ii). B/white sketch-art plates throughout by H.R. Millar (all called-for plates extant and attached. Note: the first called-for plate [page 6] is actually the frontispiece). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain red, original cloth boards bumped on foredge corners, and have several small pieces of (in-production) debris under cloth. A former owner's name and date on ffep., text-block top edge tinted red, else unmarke... View more info

BEFORE THE STORM: American Indians Before The Europeans

By: Lassieur, Allison

Price: $10.02

Publisher: New York, Facts on File: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000461

ISBN: 0816036519

Condition: Very Good


x, 150 pp., b/w illustrations and maps throughout. No dustjacket. Pages clean, book square and tight. Laminated boards have foredge corners bumped and very minor scuffing. A volume in 'Library of American Indian History' series for young adults. Contents include: People of Paradise Lost, Woodland Realm, Mysteries of Mounds, Keepers of Plains, Spirits of Deserts, Salmon Hunters, Land of Ice and Snow, more. Book weight approx. 400g. View more info

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BURNING FOR REVENGE. (Signed Copy)

By: Marsden, John

Price: $27.32

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Macmillan: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 010174

ISBN: 0732908973

Condition: Very Good


274pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Short inscription, 'Maeve, happy wishes!', signed by author John Marsden, on half-title page. Previous owner's stamp (with handwritten name within) and small black texta square to ffep., faint offset from same to half-title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Book Five in the popular 'Tomorrow' series for young adults. "Ellie an... View more info

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AMAZING TALES FOR MAKING MEN OUT OF BOYS

By: Oliver, Neil

Price: $18.80

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph (Penguin Group): 2008

Edition: First Edition, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 012420

ISBN: 0718153820

Condition: Very Good +


xvii, + 365pp., colour-plate art illustrations throughout (various artists). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Embossed, art-illustrated boards trivially bumped only. Textblock clean and unmarked. Stories from history's pages - true stories of courage, overcoming adversity, comradeship, always standing by your friends, reaching goals, facing death . . . These stories have one common thread - they are chosen to inspire and encourage boys to become good men . . . Book wei... View more info

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SHIVER

By: Stiefvater, Maggie

Price: $20.04

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition, 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 007881

ISBN: 0545123267

Condition: Very Good +


392pp. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over lightly bumped spine. Blind-stamped decoration on plain white boards. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Christopher Stengel), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Young adult paranormal fiction, summary thus: "In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to the unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with i... View more info

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AT SEVENTEEN

By: Walters, Celeste

Price: $18.75

Publisher: St Lucia, Queensland, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007800

ISBN: 0702236209

Condition: Near Fine


205pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed only. "Forced to board in her final years at school, Catherine struggles to fit in and feels awkward and different. But then a collection of words and pictures left by her grandmother helps her to piece together a tragic family secret. The more she learns about the past, the more she learns about herself . . . " Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced ... View more info

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THE WITCHES OF BARGUZIN

By: Wayne, Kyra Petrovskaya

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Stanmore, NSW, Australia, Cassell Australia: 1977

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012161

ISBN: 0726992631

Condition: Very Good


188pp. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over mildly bumped spine. Plain blue boards very good. Textblock lightly tanned, else leaves unmarked. Art-illustrated (Astra Dick), loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, nipped at heel of spine, else good. Young adult fiction, by Russian-born American author Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne, set in Siberia and featuring characters with such names as Marfa, her child Lubasha, Trofim the holy hermit, Elena, a political exile, ... View more info

MAHALIA JACKSON

By: Wolfe, Charles K.

Price: $10.02

Publisher: New York, Chelsea House Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000462

ISBN: 1555466613

Condition: Good+


103pp., b/w illustrations throughout. A volume in the 'American Women of Achievement' series, for young adults. No dustjacket, as issued. Book square and tight, pages clean. Illustrated boards have minor corner bumps, minimal scuffing, else good. The life, in word and picture, of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. Contents include: We're on CBS, Pinching Town, Going to Chicago, South side dreams, 'World's greatest gospel singer', 'I'm going to live the life I sing about', se... View more info

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THE PIGMAN (Signed Copy)

By: Zindel, Paul

Price: $30.08

Publisher: London, Fontana Lions: 1979

Edition: Reprint, 4th Impression

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012926

ISBN: 0006711111

Condition: Good+


124pp., plus (iv). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and pressure marked, an original price sticker affixed to rear wrap. Inscribed 'To Fxxxx', signed and dated (3/80) by author on synopsis/review page, else leaves clean but noticeably age-toned. By Pulitzer Prize winner (Drama, 1971), playwright and novelist Paul Zindel (1936-2003), this is a disturbing young adult story of two bored, rather unhappy teenagers who randomly discover... View more info