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TALES OF MAGIC & MYSTERY

By: N/A

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Newmarket, England, Brimax Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010007

ISBN: 0861126440

Condition: Very Good +


157pp., colour-art illustrations throughout by Eric Kincaid. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss boards negligibly scuffed only. Numerous contents commence with "Nils in The Forest (A Danish Story)' and close with 'The Drummer'. Book weight approx. 820g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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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HOME TO THE ISLAND

By: Allan, Mabel Esther

Price: $59.20

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: 1966

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 012105

Condition: Very Good +


159pp., tinted endpapers. Book clean and square. Bright silver title and decoration over nominally bumped blue, original cloth boards. Text-block (untrimmed at foot) yellow-tinted top edge, leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated (Paul Frame), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, plus an original seller's sticker affixed to front flap which partially masks one word ('author). First published in the U.K. in 1961, this first American edition is a story fo... View more info

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EAGLE

By: Allen, Judy

Price: $16.54

Publisher: London, Walker Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008308

ISBN: 0744562260

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (28 pages). Colour art illustrations throughout by Todor Humphries. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated boards undamaged. A stand-alone volume in the 'Animals At Risk' series. "This compelling story, by award-winning author Judy Allen, features one of the world's most endangered animals - the Philippine eagle. At the end of the story find out how you can help eagles from becoming extinct." Book weight approx. 370g. Postage ch... View more info

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SPECKY MAGEE & THE SEASON OF CHAMPIONS. (Signed Copy)

By: Arena, Felice and Lyon, Garry

Price: $26.32

Publisher: Penguin Group Australia: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005611

ISBN: 0143300628

Condition: Very Good +


222pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Signed, in bold black felt pen, by co-author Garry Lyon, on half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has minimal edgewear only. "Simon 'Specky' Magee and his Under 14s football team, the Booyong High Lions, return to battle out the second half of their league's season . . . Meanwhile, he'll have to deal with his rival and worst enemy, Screamer Johnson, and he will meet the mysterious Tiger Girl, and the Great... View more info

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SECRETS OF WALDEN RISING

By: Baillie, Allan

Price: $18.03

Publisher: Australia, Penguin Books: 1997

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 007361

ISBN: 0140381473

Condition: Very Good +


168pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Mark Sofilas) card wrapper mildly indented. "Something strange is happening outside the dusty town of Jacks Marsh, but Brendon seems to be the only one to have noticed. For years the mysteries of Walden have remained unsolved - mysteries of the goldrush, of Thunderbolt the bushranger. But Walden is coming back - and some people will stop at nothing to unearth its secrets . . . " Book weight app... View more info

SECRET OF THE SANDHILLS

By: Barne, Kitty

Price: $15.48

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson:

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 004777

Condition: Good


Original cloth. No publication date [c. 1950s]. Colour-art frontispiece, plus intext b/white sketch-illustrations throughout, all by 'Kiddell-Monroe'. Book clean and square. Red cloth slightly shelfworn and colour flecked. Gilt title on backstrip lightly patinated. Text-block edges foxed, with random splotches within. Art-illustrated [Kiddell-Monroe], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn, with jagged closed tears, and general soiling. Juvenile adven... View more info

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LEXIE

By: Barry, Margaret

Price: $8.52

Publisher: London, Kingfisher Books: 1961

Edition: 1st. U.K. Edition,

Seller ID: 001615

Condition: Good


153pp., b/w sketch frontispiece. Book clean, square. Slight bumps to corners. Original seller's stamp, foot of title-page, else leaves mildly uniformly tanned. Loose-plastic protected, art illustrated, price-clipped dustjacket edgeworn with several closed tears. A 'sequel' to 'Julie Westaway', the setting is in Bottlebrush Bay, Australia, with characters; Lexie, Adrienne, Alice, Andy, David Sterling, Murray and Julie [Westaway]. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge w... View more info

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ROMANY WOOD

By: Beshlie, with Walser, David

Price: $16.92

Publisher: St Albans, Herts., and London, Granada (Hart-Davis): 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012680

ISBN: 029812047X

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (24 pages). Monochrome, sketch-illustrated endpapers. Colour-art illustrations (Beshlie) on recto pages, with text and small colour illustration on verso pages throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated (Beshlie), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, and slightly bumped only. Travelling the countryside living a gypsy life, together with her Roma... View more info

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LUCKY STORY BOOK

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $13.66

Publisher: Leicester, Great Britain, Brockhampton Press: 1959

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003624

Condition: Very Good


158pp., b/white sketch-art illustrated frontispiece, and intext illustrations by Eileen Soper, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated boards lightly bumped on foredge corners.Art-illustrated [Soper], plus author-portrait rear, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with several jagged closed tears and soiling, plus old tape stain on reverse. A stand-alone, Volume Six, in the series, first printed in 1947. Contains 19 exciting 'Luck... View more info

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THE TWILIGHT BOOK

By: Boatfield, Jonny

Price: $9.40

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2000

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 010967

ISBN: 0747544700

Condition: Very Good +


Unpaginated (28pp.). Colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Colour illustrated boards undamaged. Leaves clean and crisp. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased only. "Read on and enjoy this very interactive, inventive picture book. It is more than a story about a boy trying to rescue a little girl. It is also a game of search and find. A taxing, challenging adventure sure to give you hours and hours of fun .... View more info

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THE GHOST OF JOHNNY SAVAGE. (Signed Copy)

By: Bone, Ian

Price: $8.52

Publisher: Dingley, Victoria, Australia, Mammoth [Reed For Kids]: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003470

ISBN: 1863307559

Condition: Very Good +


115pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Signed by author on half-title page, otherwise leaves mildly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped on lower foredge corner. A stand-alone, Volume 13, in the 'Mammoth Mystery' series, finds a confused Grace, uncertain who to trust or believe; is rock & roll icon Johnny Savage really dead? Or is he the mysterious Karl in disguise? With Gino, who is sure he knows, is Grace able to solve this mystery...?" Contents include: 22 comp... View more info

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IF YOU'RE READING THIS, IT'S TOO LATE (The Secret Series 2)

By: Bosch, Pseudonymous

Price: $18.17

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2008

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007619

ISBN: 1741755891

Condition: Very Good +


283pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small section with soft corner crease. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. The thrilling sequel to 'The Name of this Book is Secret'. "The Midnight Sun has been waiting 500 years for the homunculus to rise. Now the dazzling but dangerous Ms Mauvais and evil Dr L are going to throw Cass and Max-Ernest to the sharks unless they reveal its whereabouts . . . " Book weight approx. 290g. Postage charge... View more info

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POUK'S GANG

By: Bourliaguet, Leonce

Price: $16.03

Publisher: London, University of London Press: 1958

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007292

Condition: Very Good


176pp., sketch-art frontispiece, plus like, intext art illustrations throughout, all by 'Nejad'. Book clean. Bright gilt title over slightly cocked and bumped spine. Plain green boards undamaged. Small, original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, a nondescript inscription on ffep., else leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Nejad), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, lightly soiled, with a spray of red (pink) pen ink on front. Originally published in F... View more info

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THE WONDERFUL TOYS

By: Braune, Anna, with Sloan, Savilla

Price: $16.54

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 007491

ISBN: 0060206187

Condition: Near Fine


119pp., small, b/white, chapter-heading sketch-illustrations by James Graham Hale. Book clean and square. Grey quarter-cloth spine, and plain, blindstamped boards undamaged. Leaves pristine. Art-illustrated (James Graham Hale), loose-plastic protected dustjacket near fine. With the assistance of her friend Savilla Sloan, Miss Braune completed this story just months before her death, at the age of eighty. It is the story of seven toys; White Bunny, Cow, a doll - Rebecca, ... View more info

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THE CHALET SCHOOL AND RICHENDA

By: Brent-Dyer, Elinor M

Price: $188.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, W & R Chambers: 1958

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 012466

Condition: Very Good


224pp., b/white sketch-art (D. Brook) frontispiece attached and undamaged. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over minimally bumped spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Tape ghosting on free endpapers, else textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated (D. Brook), loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. Not price-clipped (7s.6d. net). A stand-alone Volume 40 in Elinor M. Brent-Dyer's incredibly successful 'Chalet School' series. The daughter of stern... View more info

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A GENIUS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL

By: Brent-Dyer, Elinor M.

Price: $50.09

Publisher: London, Chambers: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008448

Condition: Good


203pp., b/white sketch-art frontispiece. Book clean and square. Blue-titled spine firm, light bumps there-on. Plain blue boards crunched on lower foredge corners (obviously dropped), else very good. Original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown. Front free endpaper cleanly removed with no weakening of the first signature (section). Leaves noticeably tanned. No dustjacket. A Chalet School title from the collectable juvenile fiction author, Elinor Brent-Dyer (1894-1... View more info

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MILLY-MOLLY-MANDY AGAIN

By: Brisley, Joyce Lankester

Price: $23.50

Publisher: London, George G.Harrap & Co: 1971

Edition: Reprint, 15th Impression

Seller ID: 012777

ISBN: 0245568433

Condition: Very Good +


95pp., colour-art frontispiece, plus intext line-drawings, and a front endpaper map (all illustrations by the author). Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel. Yellow boards undamaged. A small red sketch-illustration (author) on front board. Minimal flecks on head of textblock, else leaves unmarked. Tri-colour illustrated (author), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and lightly edgeworn only. Contents of this Milly-Molly-Mandy a... View more info

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INSIDE NARNIA: A Guide to Exploring the Lion, the Witch And the Wardrobe

By: Brown, Devin

Price: $13.62

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A., Baker Books: 2005

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005949

ISBN: 0801065992

Condition: Very Good +


255pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper has negligible edgewear only. A riveting analysis of C.S.Lewis' magical world of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which explores symbols, hidden meanings, and many easily missed details . Contents include: Preface, Intro., 17 chapters, plus Reference List. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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TOBY AT TIBBS CROSS (First Edition)

By: Bruce, Dorita Fairlie

Price: $79.90

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012307

Condition: Good +


192pp., colour-art frontispiece, and b/white art plates throughout by Margaret Horder. Book clean and square. Green title and art decoration over very lightly bumped and marked ochre cloth boards. An award presentation label affixed to ffep., foxing flecks on text-block edges, else leaves clean. No dustjacket. First edition of this schoolgirl fiction by ever-popular Dorita Fairlie Bruce (1885-1970), third title in the 'Toby' series, set on a south coast farm in Southshir... View more info