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TEENTALK ANNUAL 1979

By: N/A

Price: $8.79

Publisher: Manchester, U.K., World Distributors: 1978

Seller ID: 001002


62pp., illustrated throughout in colour and b/w. Book clean and square, spine firm. Slight laminate lift along gutters, mild scuff to foot, else very good. Leaves tanned, else clean. Numerous articles for teens, including: Stories, Picture stories, Good listening, Good looking, Good cooking, Make it yourself, Odds and ends, Talkabout, each chapter subchaptered. Book weight approx. 400g. View more info

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THE YEAR I WAS BORN : 1984

By: Bates, Dianne

Price: $16.03

Publisher: Carlton, Vic, Australia, Mooondrake: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008271


48pp., colour illustrations throughout (art and photographic). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "What were you doing in 1984 when the top toys for Christmas were Michael Jackson dolls and A-Team Enforcer fans, when part of the smallest dinosaur in Australia was discovered, when a book written by a 13-year-old went on sale . . . a day-to-day listing of the weird, the wonderful, the historic and the record-break... View more info

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THE BADEN-POWELL STORY: The Boy's Life of Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell

By: Bond, Geoffrey

Price: $8.52

Publisher: London, Staples Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001424


160pp., b/w illustrations throughout by Kenneth Brookes. Book square. Spine firm. Tanned endpapers, otherwise leaves clean. Price-clipped, art illustrated dustjacket edgeworn, nipped, closed tears and foxing spots on reverse. The story, written for juveniles, of the diverse life of Lord Baden-Powell; humorist, writer, artist, soldier, and or course, the founder of The Scouting Movement . . . Book weight approx. 230g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post ... View more info

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THE SERIOUSLY WEIRD HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA (Signed Copy)

By: Bradby, Doug

Price: $18.80

Publisher: West Lakes, South Australia, Seaview Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011751


vii, + 110pp., b/white cartoon-style illustrations by Carson Ellis. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Author signature to dedication page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front panel. Bonus point: included with book, a 'Seriously Weird History of Australia' bookmark. From the rear panel: "This book isn't about trivializing or sensationalizing the Australian story. It is a lively narrative peppered with insightful and... 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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ROTTERS AND SQUATTERS 1820-1850

By: French, Jackie

Price: $14.57

Publisher: Lindfield, NSW, Australia, Scholastic Press: 2007

Edition: First Impression

Seller ID: 010120


175pp., b/white cartoons and illustrations throughout by Peter Sheehan. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has two tiny corner creases. A stand-alone title in the 'Fair Dinkum Histories' series, for upper primary and lower secondary students. "Cannibal convicts, murdering squatters, sea captains who kidnapped their crew, poor farmers forced off their land - they had all come to the colonies of New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land ... View more info

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CHILD LABOR : Then and Now

By: Greene, Laura Offenhartz

Price: $25.85

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 008132


144pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates (several are confronting; all are poignant), plus art facsimiles. Book clean and square. Boards very good. Durable, faux-leather, library binding (un-issued). Leaves unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated (as poignant as text illustrations), loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, else very good. Written for the advanced juvenile reader, this confronting survey of the history of child labor and its abuses, w... View more info

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LOOKING AT THE MIND

By: Greene, Liz

Price: $56.40

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Childerset: 1977

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 011808


27pp., art-illustrated throughout (including endpapers) in colour and b/white. Book clean, Spine firm, but slightly canted. Mild dings and edgewear on art-illustrated gloss boards. Minimal flecking on endpapers, else leaves clean. Highly respected in the fields of astrology and astrological symbolism, Liz Greene (1946- ) also holds a doctorate in psychology and works as a counsellor. In this short volume she considers the 'mind' as distinct from the brain . . . probably ... 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

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REACHING THE SUMMIT : Sir Edmund Hillary's Story

By: Johnston, Alexa with Larsen, David

Price: $14.57

Publisher: New South Wales, Australia, Puffin Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009152


173pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. "In 1953 Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa became the first men to climb Mount Everest. Ed's dream had come true . . . Sir Ed's exciting, action-packed story, encompassing both the top and the bottom of the world." Book weight approx. 200g. View more info

LET ME BE A FREE MAN: A Documentary History of Indian Resistance

By: Katz, Jane B. (Compiler/Editor)

Price: $17.58

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lerner Publications: 1975

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 005710


183pp., intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Original cloth boards lightly shelfworn. Supplier's stamp to ffep., otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn. Published for the juvenile library market, this volume is unissued thus, and devoid of any markings. This anthology of documentary history is in two 'parts': in the first, 'The Conquest', leaders such as Tecumseh, ... View more info

NEW THEORIES ON THE ORIGINS OF THE HUMAN RACE

By: Lampton, Christopher

Price: $14.57

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000531


158pp., b/w illustrations and line drawings throughout. Library quality binding.Book, [unissued], is square, tight, clean, unmarked. Loose-plastic protected, illustrated dustjacket has nominal corner marks, a small closed tear and a crease on rear panel. Produced for the juvenile market, nonetheless an interesting book. Divided into four parts, chaptered contents include: Background, Tree of Life, Human Legacy, Missing Link, Molecular Link, Family Tree, Leakey Bush, Olde... View more info

WINNING CHESS PIECE BY PIECE

By: Nottingham, Ted, Lawrence, al & Wade, Bob

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000819


126pp., b/w, instructive illustrations throughout. Book clean, square, tight. Gloss illustrated boards. Name on ffep., else leaves clean. Primarily for the younger chess player with easy to read bold text and clear board diagrams, contents, sub-chaptered, include: A game called Chess, the Rook, Knight vs. Bishop, The King, The Queen, The Grandmasters, The End . . . and the beginning, Index. Book weight approx. 530g. View more info

WILD FAVOURS

By: Soper, Eileen A.

Price: $10.34

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003588


224pp., b/white, art-illustrated endpapers, and intext, wildlife illustrations throughout, artwork by the author/illustrator. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Random colour flecking on cloth. Original seller's sticker on front pastedown, otherwise leaves clean. Colour-art [Eileen A. Soper], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and slightly edgeworn only. "In this book the author has written of many first-hand experiences in t... View more info

EAGLE BOOK OF ROCKETS AND SPACE TRAVEL

By: Taylor, John W.R. and Allward, Maurice

Price: $17.03

Publisher: London, Longacre Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005492


192pp., intext b/white illustrations throughout; line-drawn and halftone plates. Book clean. Spine slightly cocked, several bumps and contusions there-on. Play grey boards ditto. Leaves randomly flecked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nipped and edgeworn, with closed tears and abrading. " . . . takes the readers behind the scenes at America's space station at Cape Canaveral, describing in detail all the exciting things that happen . . . " Cha... View more info

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THE LIVING FLUTE (Includes CD)

By: Turner, Barrie Carson

Price: $22.56

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 012660


48pp. CD undamaged. Colour, b/white and duotone halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Front board with CD window unmarked, rear board has small pressure indentations, a result of stacking with like books. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket features a forme-cut display window, else slight edgewear, and pressure indentations as per boards. Primarily for the younger and upcoming flautist, 'The Living Flute' is th... View more info

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THE PUBERTY BOOK : A Guide for Children and Teenagers

By: Wendy, Darvill, & Powell, Kelsey

Price: $11.28

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hodder: 2003

Edition: 3rd Edition, Reprint

Seller ID: 006923


ix, + 182pp., b/white cartoon-style illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated (Vaughan Duck) card wrapper nominally scuffed only. " . . . gives children and teenagers accurate and up-to-date information about themselves, their bodies, and growing up. In simple straightforward language the authors discuss the changes that happen at puberty, sex and sexuality, health and looking after yourself, relationships, pregnancy and birt... View more info

PARTY GAMES FUNBOOK

By: [Staff Writers]

Price: $15.03

Publisher: London, Murrays Sales and Service: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004165


Unpaginated [80 pages]. B/white, illustrated games example on each page, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, but tanned. Corners bumped. Art-illustrated limp paper wrapper mildly bumped and creased. How to make and play a selection of indoor and outdoor party games for some good, old-fashioned, inexpensive fun! Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info