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THE SEA STORY OMNIBUS

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007241


Very Good/Good condition. View more info

The Brown Land Crying

By: Beilby, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson:

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 008710


308pp. dustwrapper by Walter Stackpool, dj very bright, dj unclipped with two tiny tears to top. View more info

CORNET OF DRAGOONS

By: Dunstone Max

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Blackie, London: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001141


An adventure story set in England in 1804. A very good copy with NO FOXING, MARKS ETC. and UNCLIPPED PRICE View more info

SAILAWAY The Balad of Skip and Nell

By: Fox Mem

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Scholastic Press, Lindfield: 2006

Seller ID: 008099


Follow the intrepid adventure of the two dingo pups as they travel round Australia. View more info

PATHS TO THE RIVER BANK: The Origins of The Wind In The Willows from the writings of Kenneth Grahame.

By: Haining, Peter (intro)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Souvenir Press: 1983

Seller ID: 008714


Grahame's most famous work began as have many others with personal letters & stories to sons & daughters. His early work was the footing for many a riverine adventure. View more info

THE ''PIXIE O. HARRIS FAIRY BOOK''. STORIES AND VERSE BY LYNETTE YARDLEY, EVA LAWTON, GWEN M. COCK, PIXIE O. HARRIS.

By: HARRIS, Pixie O. & Lynette Yardley, Eva Lawton, Gwen M. Cock.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Rigby:

Edition: reprinted edition

Seller ID: 009417


(Adelaide: Rigby: dated 1981 Pictorial wrappers (that is, flexible covers) pp. 63 (262 x 207 mm) Illustrations in Color, Half-Tone and Line by Pixie O. Harris. Imagine the joy of discovering a book like this in pristine condition - I had that joy for about 5 seconds, the 6th second was when I discovered that a child had been given coloured pencils as well as the book! Although she has done a very very neat job I had a little cry - oh well, see the accompanying pics. Ted... View more info

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BIGGLES GOES ALONE

By: Johns Captain W.E.

Price: $320.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1962

Edition: First

Inscription: Yes

Seller ID: 060316


This is a very good First Edition copy of Captain Johns "Biggles Goes Alone". Internally the book is tightly bound, has clean crisp pages and has a single inscription neatly hand written on the inside "Happy Christmas to Peter, with love from Robyn 1970". There are 13 illustrations, one colour plate and 12 b/w illustrations by Stead. The dust jacket is intact with a tiny tear to upper back approx. 1cm in length. The price is intact and the original Book Seller sticker... View more info

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BIGGLES AND THE DARK INTRUDER

By: Johns Captain W.E.

Price: $580.00

Publisher: Brockhampton Press, London: 1970

Edition: First Hard Cover Edition

Seller ID: 070316


Very good copy of this First Edition Biggles title. Clean, crisp white pages with no markings, names inscriptions etc.and tight, straight binding. This is the First Edition Hard Cover with original Dust Jacket. The hard cover has a small bump on the upper back approx 1.5cm in length (see photo)else is in excellent condition with the boards retaining the original blue colour. The dust jacket retains the bright colour with a small 1cm tear lower back (see photo). The ... View more info

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze

By: Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, George Harrap & Co: 1939

Edition: 1st Australian Edition

Seller ID: 009768


This book is the story of a thirteen year old boy from the farms of central China who, with his widowed mother, moves to the big city, Chungking (now spelled Chongqing). Because life on the farm is so uncertain, and, in fact, rather dangerous because of banditry, Fu will be apprenticed to Tang, a master coppersmith. The book portrays a turbulent time, after the fall of Imperial government, and before a new order could arise, a time of war and disunity. This book won the ... View more info

Sing a Song of Bushland

By: McKay, Kathleen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sydney, John Sands:

Seller ID: 010090


Quarter cloth pictorial boards, 16pages (275 x 213 mm) and with colour illustrations by Bill Davies. It's a selection of Australiana-themed poems such as "The Man from Buttabone" "The Man of Gerringong" "Coolongolook" and even the Cockatoo from Boggabri (you get the idea. Worn, bumped corners (see the pics), Stain to front too but inside is okeydokey. View more info

SPIKE'S BIKE BOOK - For Parents of Little Kids

By: Milligan Spike

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Traffic Authority, Australia: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003074


This is the first in the three part series issued by the NSW Minister for Transport. Black and white illustrations as well as line drawings by Spike Milligan support the text. Puzzle page filled in, good condition. View more info

Smiley

By: Raymond, Moore (Neville Ernest)

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London, Sylvan Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition First Reprint

Seller ID: 011660


183pp. Previous name in fountain pen 1st blank page, foxing at endpapers & compressed page edges, sticker removal mark (old), cloth fold mark, not visible inside, slight cant over many years laid flat -see photos re these. Here's the synopsis and information >>> Smiley was a young Australian boy, William Thomas Greevins, who was constantly falling into adventures & mischief in the Australian outback town where he lived and attended Murrumbilla State School. To many Aus... View more info

Smiley

By: Raymond, Moore (Neville Ernest)

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, Sylvan Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011677


183pp. Here's the synopsis and information >>> Smiley was a young Australian boy, William Thomas Greevins, who was constantly falling into adventures & mischief in the Australian outback town where he lived and attended Murrumbilla State School. To many Australians (Neville Ernest) Moore Raymond's book "Smiley" is eponymous with a time of simple bush-town naivete, but when it hit the bookshops to great acclaim it was hailed as an Australian Huckleberry Finn and ... View more info

A TREASURY OF NARNIA The Story of C.S. LEWIS AND HIS CHRONICLES OF NARNIA

By: Sibley Brian and Sage Alison

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011752


A little treasure of information including where C.S. LEWIS'S IDEAS CAME FROM AND WHAT HE WAS LIKE BOTH AS A SMALL BOY AND AS HE GREW UP. You can read too about the founding of Narnia itself, its quirky time keeping, its adjoining countries and their customs, its unusual creatures and even how to make some of the delicious food that is so lovingly described. In addition the book is graced with photographs of C.S. . LEWIS'S EARLY LIFE AND HOMES AND WITH many of the orig... View more info