223703
[ABC]

The Gladstone ABC
Edinburgh, Blackwood, n.d. (1880s?) pp30, b/w illus; 8vo, wrappers (softcovers. a little chipped & lacking rear wrapper), else very good
Political satire
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$40

278615

ABC Fairyland. Illustrated by Eulalie
Sydney, Ayres & James (Australian Distributors), n.d pp12 pages col. ills; roy. 8vo, illus. wrappers. Fine
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$30

253021

ABC Of Animals
Sydney, Offset Printing Co, n.d. (c1945?) pp16, b/w ills; 4to, pictorial wrappers. Very good.
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$30

278458
ALCOTT, Louisa M

An Old-Fashioned Girl
London, Sampson Low nd (c. 1900] pp372 (4), b/w frontis; 8vo, pict. cloth, slight spotting to edges, else very good
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$25

222184
ALDERSON, Brian

The Helen Oxenbury Nursery Rhyme Book. Chosen by Brian Alderson
London, Heinemann, 1986. First edition pp68, illus. in col. & b/w by Helen Oxenbury; 4to, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket
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$30

278304

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. Illustrated by H. Granville Fell
London, Dent, 1895 pp64, b/w line ills. by Fell. Small 8vo, original boards with gilt decorations, silk ties. Neat owner inscription, very good
The Banbury Cross Series
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$55

221262
A.L.O.E. [Charlotte Maria Tucker]

Rescued from Egypt
London, Nelson, 1867 pp392, frontis. plate and half title. 8vo, cloth (hardcover). decorated in gilt. Scattered foxing, mainly to edges, very good
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$85

220752
ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Fairy Tales. Edited by Svend Larsen. Translated from the original Danish text by R. P. Keigwin. Illustrations by Vilhelm Pedersen. 3 volumes
Odense, Flensted, 1958. Reprint Sm. 8vo, cloth. A fine set in dust jackets and the printed box (sl. worn)
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$195

221034
ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Fairy Tales: Newly translated by H. L. Braekstad. With an introduction by Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Hans Tegner. First and Second Series
London, Heinemann, 1900, first edition ppxxiv, 256; 266, profusely illus. with b/w fullpage & line ills; 4tos, original green pictorial cloth decorated in colours and gilt. Cloth flecked and damp stained (in vol.2), spine edges slightly ragged, inner hinges weak. Spotting to edges and endpapers which have the owner signature of Caroline Fairfax (Simpson). Internally very good copies
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$395

222200
ANDERSEN, Hans Christian

Six Fairy Tales. Published on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary of his Birth
Copenhagen, Det Berlingske Bogtrykkeri, 1955 pp72, b/w illus., 8vo, full tooled calf, gilt lettering, sl. soiled, spine sl. rubbed, else very good
Bound by Jack Harding
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$35

223821
[ANDERSEN & GRIMM]

Great Fairy Stories. Illustrated by T. H. Robinson, W. H. Robinson, R. Anning Bell
London, Home Entertainment Library, 1935 pp320, b/w illus, sm. 8vo, bound in half morocco, gilt lettering, stippled edges. Very good
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$45

278603
[ANDERSON, Anne, illustrator]

The Rosie-Posie Book. Illus. by Anne Anderson
London, Neslon, [inscript.1915]. First edition colour plates; sm. 4to, pictorial boards. A very good copy
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$95

222727
(ANNUALS).

Chums 1938
London, [1938] pp412, col. & b/w plates; 4to, rebound in cloth. Paper browned, else good
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$35

220669
[ANON]

The Ocean and its Inhabitants, with Their Uses to Man
Toronto, 1982 coloured illustrations; sm. 4to, cloth elaborately stamped & lettered in gilt & blind. Mint in slip case
A facsimile of the 1872 original, reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$45

221614
ANON.

Once Upon A Time or the Boy's Book of Adventures
London, n.d. (inscr. 1903) pp320, b/w plates; 8vo, pictorial cloth, a little rubbed. Edges spotted
Muir 1.636/2
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$25

256274
Asquith (editors) Cynthia & Eileen Bigland

The Princess Elizabeth Gift Book. In aid of the Princess Elizabeth of York Hospital for Children
London, Hodder & Stoughton, nd (c1930's) 4to, dec. & stamped cloth. endpapers & title page decorated by Rex Whistler. 9 coloured illustrations and b/w illustrations throughout. Very good
Mary Tourtel and others contribute
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$25

223305
ATTWELL, Lucie

Peter Pan And Wendy. By J. M. Barrie. Retold by May Byron for Little People with the approval of the author
London, Hodder & Stoughton, (1933) rep. pp128, col. frontis and 11 full-page col. plates, b/w ills. in text; 4to, illustrated boards stamped in gilt hard cover. A little foxing. A good copy with sl. torn and soiled dust jacket
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$55

220130
AYERS & JAMES.

The Adventures Of Tom Twist and Other Stories
Sydney, c.1940 pp12, col. & b/w ills; folio, pict. card wrappers. Fine
Muir 64
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$35

222701
BANKS, Kate

Alphabet Soup
New York, Knopf, 1988 colour ills. by Peter Sis. Fine in fine dust jacket
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$20

247772
BARNETT, F. Oswald

Happy Endings To Old Nursery Rhymes
Melbourne, 1945 pp15, p.1 foreword by the author, 14 colour illustrations by Dorothy Dibdin; sm. 4to, dec. boards. Small inscr., else very good
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$30

221665
BARRIE, J.M

Quality Street: Illustrated in colour by Henry Stone
London, Hodder & Stoughton, n.d pp198, 18 tipped in colour plates, printed guards. Sm. 4to, ornate cloth gilt, linner hinge sl. sprung, foxing, else a good copy
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$25

278631
BAUM, Frank, W. W. Denslow, & A. N. Hall

Two Songs of Father Goose. Christmas Music Supplement of `The Examiner'
Chicago, George M Hill, (1900) pp8, 4 b/w & colour ills. 4to, issued without wrappers. Some tanning and fingering, with a little edgwear, but a complete and untorn copy of a rare and ephemeral piece
The two songs, with music, are `The Ostrich Dance' and `Baby Pulled the Pussy's Tale'. The illustrations, by Denslow, are among his best. The music was by Alberta Hall
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$395

223278
BEETLE, Bertie (Hubert de Jaunay)

Gilbert Guinea Pig and other Tales
Sydney, 1943 pp56, col. & b/w ills, dec. boards. Fine copy in dust jacket
Muir 1988
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$75

222728
BENNETT, Charles H

Bennett's Fables. from Aesop and Others
New York, A Studio Book, 1978 pp56, colour ills.; 4to, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket
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$30

278648
BETTELHEIM, Bruno

The Uses of Enchantment. The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
London, Thames & Hudson, 1976, first UK edition pp378, xii; 8vo, hardback, a little tanning, else very good in dust jacket
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$35

221859

Betty Ann's Birthday, and How the Toys gave her a Party
Melbourne, Barker, n.d.(c.1940) pp12 monochrome ills. throughout; 4to, dec. wrappers. Very good
Joy Series No. 5. Muir 3833
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$30

220676
BEWICK, Thomas

A New Year's Gift for Little Masters and Misses
Tokyo/London, 1982 sepia illustrations; sm. 8vo, cloth in cloth box. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the original 1777 edition reproduced from the Toronto Public Library's Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$50

221061

Bezique. 2 sets of 32 cards plus 2 Jokers with 2 scoring cards and 2 rule cards
London, De La Rue & Co, n.d Very good in the original box
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$95

223415
BIRCH, Vera B

The Green-Faced Toad and other stories. Illustrated by Lois Lenski
London, 1921. 1st ed pp108, 8 delicate colour plates; 4to, hard cover. Decorated endpapers. Quite heavy foxing, else good in defective dust jacket
Scarce
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$85

223175
BIRMINGHAM, Karna

Skippety Songs. Written and illustrated by Karna Birmingham
Sydney, Endeavour Press, 1934 pp36, charming b/w illus. Sm. 4to, wrappers (very sl. soiled). A fine copy
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$65

260768
BLISS, SANDS & CO.

The Magic Moving Picture Book
New York, 1975 pp30, b/w illus; 4to, wrappers.Very good
Includes acetate picture which creates illusions when moved
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$15

278650
BLYTON, E

Enid Blyton The Biography by Barbara Stoney
London, 1974, first edition pp266, b/w photo-plates; 8vo, cloth. Fine in d/w
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$45

278612
BLYTON, Enid

Hello Twins
London, Brockhampton Press, n.d. (inscript. 1953) pp32,col. & b/w ills by Eileen Soper; sm. 8vo, softcover, cloth spine. Sl. wear, some water staining along top edges, else a good copy
`Little Book No. 4'
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$20

278611
BLYTON, Enid

Jolly Little Jumbo
London, Brockhampton Press, n.d pp32,col. & b/w ills by Eileen Soper; sm. 8vo, softcover, cloth spine. Sl. wear, very good
`Little Book No. 12'
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$25

223423
BOHNY, Nicholas

The New Picture Book being Pictorial Lessons on Form, Comparison, and Number, for children under seven years of age with explanations by Nicholas Bohny
Toronto, 1982 pp36, col. ills; rect. 4to, dec. papered boards, linen spine. Mint in slip-case
A facsimile of the 1858 original. Reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$75

255909

Boy's Own Paper Part 281 July 1902. (June 7, 1902 - June 28, 1902)
London, 1902 pp(562-624), large folding colour plate frontis., text ills; folio, orig. illus. wrapper. Very good
Stories by Gordon Stables, Alexander Macdonald; `Sharks!' by Rev. Stacy Waddy, New South Wales
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$50

278616

Boy's Own Paper Part 281 July 1902. June 7, 1902 - June 28, 1902
London, 1902 pp(562-624), large folding col. frontis. (Ribbons of the British and Foreign Orders of Chivalry), text ills; folio, orig. illus. wrapper. Very good
Stories by Gordon Stables, Alexander Macdonald; and the story `Sharks!' by Rev. Stacy Waddy, New South Wales
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$35

278654
[BRUCE, Mary Grant]

The Life of Mary Grant Bruce by Alison Alexander
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1979, 1st edition pp150, 10 b/w plates; 8vo, cloth. Fine in sl. sunned on spine dust jacket
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$35

248226
BUCK, Madeline

Dorothy Perkins Children's Verse
[Sydney, 1943] line ills; 4to, pictorial stiff wrappers. Front wrapper sl. marked, else very good copy
Muir 1179
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$45

221270
BURNETT, Frances Hodgson

The One I Knew the Best of All
London, Warne, 1893. First U. K. edition pp292 (4) b/w illus. by R. B. Birch; 8vo, pictorial red cloth gilt (hardback). Spine sl. leaning, faint flecking, foxing to edges, else a good copy
A very attractive edition by the author of `Little Lord Fauntleroy' and `The Secret Garden'
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$75

278651
CADOGAN, Mary and Patricia Craig

You're a Brick, Angela! A New look at Girls' Fiction from 1839-1975
London, Gollancz, 1976. First edition pp398, illus., 8vo, cloth. Edges faintly spotted, else very good in like d/w
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$60

223395
CALDECOTT, R

Randolph Caldecott's Sketches. With an introduction by Henry Blackburn
London, 1890 pp94,2, b/w illus; 4to, illus. boards, rubbed. Scattered foxing; rather a shaken copy
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$85

223535
CALDECOTT, Randolph, illustrator

The Babes in the Wood [and] The Diverting History of John Gilpin
Toronto, 1982 coloured illustrations; 4to, pictorial wrappers. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the original Picture Books, reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$65

221062

Card Game. Characters from Dickens
London, , n.d 59 cards (lacking 2?)
A card game played like `snap' or `fish' with characters from Dickens' Oliver Twist' - Bill Sykes, Fagin, Oliver Twist, etc. 4 of each except for 3 Clowns
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$45

278641
CARPENTER, Humphrey, & Mari Prichard

The Oxford Companion To Children's Literature
Melbourne, OUP, 1993. First edition ppxivi, 588, illus; roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in dust wrapper
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$45

221528
CARROLL, Lewis

Alice's Adventure In Wonderland
Melbourne, 1949, rep pp174, b/w illus; sm.8vo, original boards. A fine copy in sl. rubbed (price-clipped, one closed tear) dust jacket
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$25

278623
CARROLL, Lewis

Humorous Verse. With illustrations by Tenniel, edited, with an introduction, by J. E. Morpurgo
London, Grey Walls Press, 1950 pp92, b/w ills, 8vo, cloth, very good in dust jacket
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$25

278630
CARROLL, Walter

Forest Fantasies. Nine miniatures for pianoforte
London, Forsyth Brothers, n.d pp12 (music), illustrated cover and title page by W. Heath Robinson. 4to, wrappers, soiled, spine sl. rubbed, else very good
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$75

278605
CARTER, David A

Beach Bugs
New York, Simon & Schuster, 2008 `With groovy flaps, roller-coaster pops, and twinkling lights'. 8vo, glazed boards. Fine
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$25

222216
CARTER, Margaret A

The Adventures Of Billy Bee
Melbourne, [1945] pp80, 4 fullpage col., & b/w ills; 4to, pictorial boards. Paper browned, else very good
Muir 1329
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$25

221337
CAWTHORNE, W.A

Who Killed Cockatoo?
Sydney, 1988. First edition thus many col. illus. by Rodney McRae; 4to, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket
Lovely book
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$25

222700
CECIL, Laura

Stuff and Nonsense
London, Bodley Head, 1989 colour illus. by Emma Chichester Clark. 4to, glazed boards. Fine in dust jacket
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$25

225017
CERVANTES, Miguel de

The Adventures Of Don Quixote. Illustrated by Harry Theaker
London, Ward Lock, n.d.(1920s) pp340, (4 adverts), 44 colour plates by Harry G. Theaker, pictorial endpapers. 4to, original cloth with colour plate laid down occasional faint foxing, else a very good copy
Complete with 44 fullpage colour plates, not 48 as stated on titlepage
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$60

220675
[CHAPBOOKS]

Diamonds and Toads and Two Other Stories
Tokyo/London, 1982 b/w illustrations; sm. 8vo, wrappers. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the original editions reproduced from the Toronto Public Library's Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$50

225014
CHAUNDLER, Christine

My Book Of Stories From The Poets
London, Cassells, n.d. (c.1920s) pp320, 12 full-page col. plates by A. C. Michael; 4to, pictorial cloth gilt. Edges spotted, very slight fading to cloth edges, else very good in dust jacket
School prize label on fly
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$45

223967
CHAUVEL, C. & E

Eve In Ebony...the story of 'Jedda'
Sydney, Columbia Pictures, 1954 pp12, col. & b/w ills; 4to, pict. wrappers. A fine copy
Issued at the time of the film, which was extremely sympathetic to both aboriginal and women's rights
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$45

222179
CHESTER, Norley

Knights of the Grail. Lohengrin: Galahad
London, Thomas Nelson, 1909 pp160, 8 col. plates; sm. 8vo, boards, col. plate laid down. Very good
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$25

226736
CHEYNE, Irene

Dinnie, Binnie & Jinks
Melbourne, Whitcombe & Tombs [1945] pp60, col. frontis. & illus; 8vo, papered boards. Very good
Muir 1477
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$25

247804

Children Of All Nations
London, n.d. (1940s) col. illus. by Eulalie; 4to, pict. wrappers. Fine
Includes a page for Australia with children holding koalas. Not in Muir
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$25

222218
CHRISTIE, Connie

The Connie Christie Annual
Melbourne, Australian Digest, n.d. pp64, full page col. & b/w ills; 4to, pict. boards. Spine ends chipped, some soiling & staining, one page with tape repairs
Muir 1553
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$25

223643
CHRISTIE, Connie

The Connie Christie Annual
Melbourne, Australian Digest, n.d. [1950] pp64, full page col. & b/w ills; 4to, pict. boards. Spine ends chipped, else very good
Muir 1550
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$30

221206
COHEN, Morton N

The Letters of Lewis Carroll. Edited by Morton N. Cohen, with the assistance of Roger Lancelyn Green. 2 vols
New York, Oxford University Press, 1978 with plates and facsimiles; 4tos, cloth. Very good in very sl. rubbed slipcase
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$250

270367
COLE, E.W.

Cole Of The Book Arcade. A Pictorial Biography of E.W. Cole by Cole Turnley
Melbourne, Cole Publications, 1974. First ediiton pp192, b/w plates; 4to, decorated cloth. Very good
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$30

223544
[COLE, E.W.]

Cole's Funny Drawing Book. Specially written and illustrated by J.W. Sampson
Melbourne, [1951]., signed pp48, col. & b/w ills; 4to, illus. wrappers, Fine
Signed `This copy is specially for Anne Conde from Professor Cole'. Muir1798. An unsigned copy is available for $30
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$50

222191
[COLE, E.W.]

Cole's Nursery Rhyme Stories. Continuations by Jean E. Turnley. Illustrations by J. Ferguson
Melbourne, E. W. Cole, n.d pp48, col. & b/w ills; 4to, illus. wrappers, fine
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$35

278642
CONNOLLY, Joseph

Children's Modern First Editions. their value to collectors
London, 1988, first edition pp336, photoplates; roy. 8vo, cloth. paper tanned, else very good in dust jacket
With the `Code of Values' bookmark inserted
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$35

221317
COOLIDGE, Susan (Woolsey, Sarah)

What Katy Did
London, Blackie, n.d pp192, frontis. plate; 8vo, original cloth (hardback). Very good in like dust jacket
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$25

221316
COOLIDGE, Susan (Woolsey, Sarah)

What Katy Did At School
London, Ward Lock, n.d pp192 frontis. plate; 8vo, original cloth (hardback). Edges a little dusty, else very good in like dust jacket
No. 19 in Ward Lock's Sovereign Series
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$25

221693

Coronation Procession Panorama with movable pictures. Stand-up models in colour of the Royal State Coach with horses and riders, soldiers, decorations, State regalia, Victoria Fountain. The royal procession of Princess Elizabeth on her way to Westmister
London, Raphael Tuck(1953) col. & b/w ills; pict. wrappers, a little worn, but very attractive
Lacks s the cut out of Buckingham Palace, but everything else appears to be present
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$30

221182
COTT, Jonathan, general editor

Masterworks of Children's Literature. 8 volumes in 9
London & New York, Allen Lane in Association with Stonehill Publishing & Chelsea House, 1983 -1986 Profusely illustrated in colour and black & white. Fine in fine dust jackets
A complete set of this overview of writing for children from the 16th century
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$395

223236
CRANE, Walter

The Alphabet of Old Friends [and] Puss in Boots
Toronto, 1982 coloured illustrations; 4tos,pictorial wrappers. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the originals, reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$75

221314
CROMPTON, Richmal

Still William
Sydney, Dymocks, 1947 (first Australian edition) pp252, b/w illus. by Thomas Henry. 8vo, original red cloth (hardback). Very good in defective dust jacket (torn with loss)
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$25

221310
CROMPTON, Richmal

William The Detective
London/Sydney, 1959. Reprint pp252, b/w illus. by Thomas Henry; 8vo, cloth (hardback). Paper browned, else a good copy in defective dust jacket
First published in England in 1935
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$25

221312
CROMPTON, Richmal

William's Crowded Hours
Sydney, Dymocks, 1950. Second Australian edition pp252, b/w illus. by Thomas Henry; 8vo, cloth (hardback). A good copy in defective dust jacket
First published in England in 1931
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$25

227518
CROTHERS, . M

The Children Of Dickens. Illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith
New York, 1947 ppviii, 260, 10 full-page col. plates; sm. 4to, cloth gilt, pict. onlay. Fine copy
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$60

220674
CRUIKSHANK, George, editor & illustrator

Hop-O' My-Thumb and the Seven-League Boots
Tokyo/London, 1982 b/w illustrations; 8vo, wrappers. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the original edition, reproduced from the Toronto Public Library's Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$50

221522
CURTIS, Anthony, editor

Memories of Childhood
London, Chartwell Books, 1990 pp144, profusely illus. in colour. 4to, pictorial glazed boards. Fine in like dust jacket
Wonderfully illustrated and informative guide to the collecting of juvenile antiques and ephemera. In the Everyday Collectibles series
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$35

252761
(CUT-OUT).

Fairytale Stencil Book
London, n.d. (1950?) pp4 col. plates, 4 stencils; 4to, illus. wrappers. Very good. Unused
Unusual
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$25

260764
(CUT-OUTS)

Meadow Farm. Novelty cut outs
London, n.d pp12, col. illus; 4to, wrappers. Fine
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$25

257319
Dahl, Roald

Esio Trot
London, Jonathan Cape, 1990. First Edition. pp64, b/w ills by Quentin Blake , photos. 8Vo, cloth. Fine in dust jacket
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$45

257333
DAY, Langston

The Life and Art of W. Heath Robinson. The Authorised Biography
London, Herbert Joseph, 1947, 1st edition pp270 col. plates, b/w ills; 8vo cloth,some foxing & fingering, name on fly else very good in sl. worn dust jacket
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$45

223536
[DEAN & SON]

Cinderella with Five Set Scenes and Nine Trick Changes
Toronto, 1982 coloured illustrations; 4to, pictorial wrappers. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the original Pantomime Toy Book, reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$65

221939
DEANS Leslie

The Imp and the Fairy
Victory Publicity Pty. Ltd. Melbourne, n.d. (1945) pp 16, illus. by Esther and Betty Patterson. 4to, papered pictorial boards. Very good
Muir 2001
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$35

224746
DICKENS, Charles

A Christmas Carol. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
London, Heinemann, n.d.[inscription dated 1929]. Early edition pp148, colour plates with printed tissue guards, b/w illus. by Arthur Rackham; roy. 8vo, pictorial cloth. Very good
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$150

222697
DISNEY, Walt

Beauty and the Beast
New York, 1991 pp96, profusely illus. in collour. 4to, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket
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$25

224589
[DISNEY, Walt]

The Life Of Donald Duck
Sydney, John Sands, [1945?] pp34, colour ills. throughout; 4to, pictorial wrappers. A mint copy
Disney productions were published in Australia during the war - but are not listed in any of the obvious bibliograpies. Scarce - especially in this condiiton
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$95

220612
[DISNEY, Walt]

Mickey Mouse Movie Stories
London, Dean, n.d. [1930s]. pp196, b/w illus.; sm. 4to, cloth-backed papered boards (with Mickey under the spotlight on front). A hardly noticable crease to front board, a little spotting to edges & endpapers. Owner inscription dated 1936. A very good copy
With instructions to flip the pages and see Mickey and Minnie dance
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$395

223549
DISNEY, Walt

Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse Memorabilia. The Vintage Years 1928-1938. Principal consutant: Bernard C. Shine. Introduction: Bevis Hillier
London, 1986. First UK edition pp180, profusely illus. in collour. 4to, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket
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$55

278586
DORE, L.M

Tiny Rhymes No 3
Sydney, Simmons, n.d pp12, col. ills; 4to, pictorial wrappers. Very good
Traditional nursery rhymes. An `Uncle Lee' Book Not in Muir
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$20

278587
DORE, L.M

Tiny Rhymes No 4
Sydney, Simmons, n.d pp12, col. ills; 4to, pictorial wrappers. Very good
Traditional nursery rhymes. An `Uncle Lee' Book Not in Muir
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$20

278652
DOYLE, Brian

The Who's Who of Children's Literature
London, 1968, first edition pp380, illus; 8vos, cloth. Very good in dust jacket
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$25

221858
DRUCE, Kay

Popsy And Jimmy At The Zoo
Sydney, n.d. [inscribed 1947] pp24, col. ills; 4to, pictorial wrappers, chipped. Else very good
Muir 2146 says first published 1947
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$15

252993
DULAC, Edmund

Edmund Dulac by Colin White
New York, 1976, 1st edition pp206, profusely illus; 4to, cloth. Very good in dust jacket (strip torn from front panel)
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$55

221959
EDGAR, Marriott, written and performed by

Albert and Balbus and Samuel Small. With 42 character illustrations by John Hassall
London, Francis, Day & Hunter, n.d pp32, b/w & col. illus., 4to, sewn wrappers (reinforced with tape). Internally a very good copy
Verse
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$15

278432
ELZEA, Rowland, introduction

Howard Pyle
Toronto, Peacock Press, 1975 pp4 (text) plus col. plates; 4to, softcover. Very good
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$25

222528
EWING, Juliana Horatia

Jackanapes; The Story Of A Short Life; Daddy Darwin's Dovecot
London, G. Bell & Sons, 1927 pp252, colour frontis. 8vo, cloth. Owner bookplate, very good
An attractive edition of these popular Victorian stories
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$20

278284
FAINGES, Marjory

Australian Dollmakers A History. Versatile & Inventive
Kenthurst, Kangaroo Press, 1986 pp144, col. & b/w photo-illustrations; sm. 4to, cloth. Lower edge shelf rubbed, else very good in d/w
The history of the Australian doll
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$45

223541
FARJEON, Eleanor

A Nursery in the Nineties
London, OUP, 1960. New edition pp534, photoplates; 8vo, hard cover. Sl. rubbed lower spine, else very good in sunned dust jacket
Autobiography first published in 1935
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$35

220265

The Farmyard Picture Book
Melbourne, Gunn & Taylor, 1940 pp16, 4 full-page col. ills, b/w ills; oblong folio, pict. stiff wrappers. Very sl. wear top of spine, else very good
Charming illustrations include koalas, magpies, kookaburra, opposum, as well as conventional farmyard pigs, cows, hens, etc. Muir 3191
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$45

224922
FAVENC, Ernest

Marooned On Australia. Being the Narration by Diedrich Buys of his Discoveries & Exploits in Terra Australis Incognita about the year 1630
London, 1905, new edition pp224, 16, 4 b/w plates by Percy Spence, map; 8vo, pictorial cloth gilt. Very good
Muir 2444
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$75

278619

Favourite Bible Pictures and Stories
London, Nister, (printed in Bavaria), n.d pp12, colour ills 4to, wrappers, small tear back wrapper, else very good
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$20

278645
FEAVER, William

When We Were Young. Two Centuries Of Children's Book Illustration
New York, 1977 pp96, col. & b/w plates; 8vo, cloth. Very good in dust jacket
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$25

278332
FINCH, Christopher

The Art Of Walt Disney: From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms
New York, 1975, new concise edition pp160, profusely illus. in col. & b/w., fold out ills ; 4to, cloth. Fine in d/w
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$45

220550
[FINEY, George, illustrator]

Pinocchio. A new translation by E. Harden
Sydney, Consolidated Press, 1944. First edition pp190, b/w ills by Finey; 8vo, boards ( a little faded, spine sl. canted]. Scattered foxing, else good in the attractive dust jacket by Finey
Not in Muir
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$65

223172
FOX Mem

Sail Away. The ballad of Skip and Nell
Sydney, Ashton Scholastic, 1986, first edition pp[32], illustrated in colour by Pamela Lofts; 4to, glazed boards. Fine
Inserted is a large colourful poster `Meet Mem Fox'. White 3227
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$60

220749

Fox and Geese. A Very Novel and Exciting Game
London, C.W. Faulkner, n.d 20 colour illus. cards, 5 geese, fox in replica, wheel dice, & 37 counters. Very good with the rules in the original illustrated box
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$195

223588
FROW, Gerald

Oh, Yes It Is! A history of pantomine
London, 1985. 1st edition pp192, col. & b/w plates; 8vo, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket
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$40

278593

Fun at the Circus
London, n.d pp12, col. ills; 4to, pictorial wrappers. Very good
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$10

222206
GALSWORTHY, John

Awakening
London, William Heinemann, 1935, reprint pp64, colour illus frontis, b/w & duocolour illustrations by R.H. Sauter, 8vo, boards stamped in gilt. Very good
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$30

220039
GAZE, Harold

The Merry Piper, or the magical trip of the sugar bowl ship
London, Longman's Green & Co, 1925. First edition pp278, 8 colour & 12 b/w full-page plates, text ills; square 8vo, pictorial cloth, illustrated endpapers. School prize (SCEGGS. Cremorne), with gilt insignia on front cover and prize label on front endpaper. Some flecking to cloth of spine, 3 b/w illustrations have been neatly coloured, scattered foxing. Still a firm, fresh copy of a lovely book
New Zealand author & illustrator who was first published in Melbourne, and went on to greater success in England & America. Muir 2709
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$150

220583
[GAZE, Harold]

Peter and Prue by Mary Dickerson Donahey
Chicago, Rand McNally & Co [1924] pp258, 4 colour plates, many b/w full-page plates & illus. by Gaze; sm/ 4to, cloth, with colour paste-down. A fine copy
Fairy stories by New Zealand author & illustrator who was first published in Melbourne, and went on to greater success in England & America. Scarce & sought after. Muir 2709
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$295

248892
GIBBS, May

Mother Of The Gumnuts. Her life and work. By Maureen Walsh. [Tog. with] Gumnut Classics. The Famous Gumnut Adventures. 2 volumes in slipcase
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1985, first edition pp228; 496, profusely illus; 4to, cloth, dust jackets, very slightly sunned. Fine in fine slip-case
Critical biography together with an anthology of her work. Winner of the Book Design award for 1985
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$145

225004
GLASGOW, G. R

Miss Busy Bee
London, Nister, c.1900 4 chromolitho plates; pictorial boards (a little soiled and buckled). Very good internally
Small format book (9 x 8cms)
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$25

221962
Gleeson, Libby

Love Me, Love Me Not
Melbourne, Viking Books, 1993 pp 154. 8vo, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket
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$20

278636
GODDEN, Rumer

The Tale of the Tales. The Beatrix Potter Ballet
London, Frederick Warne, 1971 pp208, b/w & col. illus. 4to, leatherette boards, gilt. A very good copy in like d/w
Illustrated with original Beatrix Potter material, as well as stills and designs for the sets of the film
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$25

222580
GOREY, Edward

Gorey Games based on the works of Edward Gorey. Games designed by Larry Evans
San Francisco, Troubador Press, 1979 64 pages, b/w illus. 4to, softcover. Very good
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$25

222488
GOREY, Edward

Gorey x 3. The Jumblies & The Dong with a Luminous Nose by Edward Lear. Donald and the ... by Peter F. Neumeyer. Drawings by Edward Gorey
Reading, Addison-Wesley Publishing, 1976 b/w illus. Oblong 8vo, softcover. Edges spotted, owner name, else very good
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$25

221971
GOSCINNY.

Obelix et Compagnie
Paris, Dargaud, 1982 pp48, colour cartoons by Uderzo. 4to, pictorial glazed boards. Fine
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$25

222199
GRAVES, Richard H

Tidinbilla Adventure. A Sequel to Spear & Stockwhip
Sydney, Dymock's 1951 pp150, b/w ills; 8vo, hard cover. Very good in attractive . dust jacket
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$25

222531
GREEN, Peter

Beyond the Wild Wood. The World of Kenneth Grahame
Webb & Bower, 1982. First edition thus pp224, profusely illus. in colour & b/w; 4to, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket
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$45

220668
GREENAWAY, Kate

Calendar for 1884
Toronto, 1982 4 thick cards with coloured illustrations, in mailing envelope; sm. 4to. Mint in slipcase
A facsimile of the original. Reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$45

258945
GREENAWAY, Kate

A Century Of Kate Greenaway. By Anne Carroll Moore
London, Warne, 1946. 1st edition pp16, col. plates, text ills; 4to, wrappers. Very good
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$45

220474
GREENAWAY, Kate

Under The Window. Pictures and Rhymes for Children
Toronto, 1982 coloured illustrations; sm. 4to, dec. glazed baords, linen spine. Fine in slip case
A facsimile of the 1878 original. Reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$65

221739
GRIMM, Bros.

Grimm's Fairy Tales
London, Collins, n.d. (c1950) pp144, col. & b/w illus. 4to, by Holmes. Cloth spine illustrated boards
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$25

222178
GROSSMAN, John, & Priscilla Dunhill

Nonsense & Commonsense. A child's book of Victorian verse
London, Workman Publishing, 1992. First edition pp126, colour ills. 4to, pictorial boards. Name on fly, Fine in very good (a little damage to open-out flaps) dust jacket
Anthology of over 100 poems from the Victorian era, illustrated with illustrations and paper ephemera (c. 1880-1920) from the John Grossman Collection of Antique Images
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$25

224725
GUNN, Jeanie

The Little Black Princess: a True Tale of Life in the Never-Never Land
London/Melbourne, 1906, 3rd impression ppviii, 108, (2), 25 photo plates, map; 8vo, pictorial cloth, faded & marked; internally very good
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$85

221332
GUNN, Mrs Aeneas

Selections From The Little Black Princess
Sydney, A&R, 1977, 1st full colour edition ills. by Pam Harris; 4to, glazed boards. Slightly rubbed boards, else fine
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$20

221318
HADATH, Gunby

The Mystery of the Three Chimneys
London, Nelson, n.d pp296, colour frontis. & b/w ills.by Victor Cooley; 8vo, cloth. Very good copy in sl. chipped, price-clipped d/w
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$30

223494
HANNAS, Linda

The English Jigsaw Puzzle 1760 to 1890. With a descriptive check-list of puzzles in the museums of Great Britain and the Author's collection
London, Wayland, 1972. First edition 164 pages, colour & b/w photographs 4to, hard cover, edges a little dusty, else very good in dust jacket
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$55

278629

Happy Holidays Picture Book
N.p., Polychrome, n.d pp12, colour ills. 4to, wrappers, very good
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$20

220671
[HARRIS, John, printer]

A Visit to the Bazaar: by the author of `The Little Warbler of the Cottage', etc
Toronto, 1982 coloured illustrations;sm. 8vo, pictorial boards, linen spine. Mint in slip case
A facsimile of the 1818 original. Reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$45

220288
HARROWSMITH, Gwen

Dinty. Illustrated by Jackson Hull
Sydney, [1947] pp72, 4 fullpage col., & b/w ills; 4to, pictorial boards, corners knocked. Paper browned
Muir 3323
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$30

220363
HARTE, Bret

The Queen Of The Pirate Isle
London, Frederick Warne and Co., (c1886) pp58, 28 colour illustrations by Kate Greenaway; 8vo, pictorial boards, rubbed and soiled, edges and spine showing.
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$65

220619
HEMYNG, Bracebridge

Jack Harkaway's Schooldays Nos. 1-12; Jack Harkaway's After Schooldays, and His Adventures Ashore and Afloat Nos. 1-21; Jack Harkaway at Oxford Nos.1 - 21; Jack Harkaway Among the Brigands Nos. 1-23.; Jack Harkaway and His Son's Adventures Round the World Nos. 1-21; Jack Harkaway and His Son's Adventures in China Nos. 1-11. Complete in 4 volumes
[London], Edwin J. Brett, (1880s?) without the colour plates, but with many full-page b/w illustrations, including 4 of the rare 6 giveaways in `Among the Brigands'; 4to, bound without the wrappers in modern library cloth. Paper a little browned; a few closed tears. Very good
See R.S. Turner's `Boys Will Be Boys' and Eric Quale's `Collectors Book of Children's Books'
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$395

221266
HENTY, G. A

Beric the Briton; A Story of the Roman Invasion
London, Blackie, 1893. (owner inscription dated 1892) pp384, 32 (adverts); 12 b/w plates by W. Parkinson, 8vo, original cloth (hardback), decorated in gilt, olivine edges. Cloth a little rubbed, edges bumped. Spine leaning, but still a respectable copy
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$145

221269
HENTY, G. A

A Knight of the White Cross
London, Blackie, 1896 (owner inscription dated 1895). First edition pp392, 32 (adverts); 12 b/w plates by Ralph Peacock, and a plan, 8vo, original green cloth (hardback), decorated in gilt, olivine edges. Cloth sl. flecked, spine sl. leaning, else very good
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$145

221265
HENTY, G. A

Under Drake's Flag. A Tale of the Spanish Main
London, Blackie, n.d. (owner inscription dated 1894) pp368, 32 (adverts); 12 b/w plates by Gordon Browne, 8vo, original brown cloth (hardback), decorated in gilt, olivine edges. Cloth sl. flecked & rubbed, but a good firm copy
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$125

221268
HENTY, G. A

When London Burned. A Story of Restoration Times and the Great Fire
London, Blackie, 1895, (owner inscription dated 1893). First edition pp388, 32 (adverts); 12 b/w plates by J. Finnemore 8vo, original blue cloth (hardback), decorated in gilt, olivine edges. Cloth a little rubbed, else very good
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$145

221267
HENTY, G. A

With Buller in Natal or, A Born Leader
London, Blackie, n.d. (Campbelltown Grammar School, NSW, prize label, 1903) pp384, 32 (adverts); 12 b/w plates by W. Rainey, 8vo, original cloth (hardback), decorated in gilt, olivine edges. Cloth sl. flecked, else very good
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$125

221281
HENTY, G. A

Wulf the Saxon. A Story of the Norman Conquest
London, Blackie, 1895 (owner inscription dated 1894). First edition pp394, 32 (adverts); 12 b/w plates by Ralph Peacock. 8vo, original light green cloth (hardback), decorated in gilt, olivine edges. Cloth sl. rubbed, else very good
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$145

255746
[HENTY, Guy]

Held Fast For England. G. A. Henty. Imperialist Boys' Writer by Guy Arnold
London, Hamish Hamilton, 1980 pp196, b/w portrait frontis. 8vo cloth, fine in like dust jacket (sl. faded spine)
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$30

221315
HILL, Lorna

The Little Dancer
London, Nelson, 1957 (2nd printing) pp208, 3 colour & 8 b/w plates by Esme Verity, illus. endpapers; 8vo, cloth. Edges foxed, else a very good copy in like d/w
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$30

278608

History of England Card Game No. 1
London, H. P. Gibson & Sons, n.d Complete with 69 cards plus instructions cards. Very good in the original box
Covers the period from 1066 to 1483
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$75

220507
HOLDEN, Robert

A Golden Age. Visions Of Fantasy. Australia's fantasy illustrators; their lives and works. 2 volumes in slipcase
Sydney, 1992. First edition. Signed & inscribed by Robert Holden lavishly illus. in col. & b/w; 4tos, hard cover. Fine in dust jackets & slip-case
Includes D.S. Souter, Connie Christie, Margaret Clark, Harold Gaze, May Gibbs, Lionel, Norman and Ruby Lindsay, Peg Maltby, Celeste Mass, Pixie O'Harris, I.R. Outhwaite, Betty & Esther Patterson, Dorothy Wall, Christian Waller and Ruby Winckler and others. A beautiful production, and a signed presentation copy from the author
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$145

220343
HOLDEN, Robert

Koalas, Kangaroos And Kookaburras. 200 Australian Children's Books and Illustrations 1857-1988
Sydney, 1988 pp88, profusely illus. in col. & b/w; oblong 4to, orig. illus. wrappers. Fine
Catalogue of the exhibition which toured Europe in Australia's bicentennial year
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$35

222729
HOLMES, Oliver Wendell

Grandmother's Story of Bunker Hill Battle as She Saw it from the Belfry
New York, 1917 reprint pp80, b/w illus. by Howard Pyle; 8vo, cloth, t.e.g. Soiled covers
Lucy Fitch Perkins's Twin Series
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$20

224597
HONEY, W.H

The Story Of Towser. [Tog. with] Another Story of Towser, [and] Another Story of Towser, third episode, [and] Another Story of Towser , fourth episode
Sydney, n.d. [1945] colour ills. by L.G. Jordan; 4to, 4 volumes bound in cloth (marked) with the illustrated wrappers. Internally very good
Muir
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$225

220229
HOWES, Edith

The Sun's Babies
London, Cassell & co, 1914, first edition pp154, 4 colour plates by Frank Watkins; sm. 8vo, cloth, colour plate laid onto front board. Cloth very lightly flecked, else a very good copy
Fairy stories
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$35

254747
HUDSON, Derek

Arthur Rackham. His life and work by Derek Hudson
New York, 1973. Reprint pp182, numerous tipped-in col. plates; 4to, cloth. Spine of d/w faintly sunned, else fine in dust jacket
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$125

257314
HUGHES, Ted

Nessie The Mannerless Monster
London, Faber & Faber, 1973 (rep.) np, col. & b/w drawings by Gerald Rose; oblong 8vo, cloth. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket
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$25

221054
HUME, Fergus

Tales of Fairyland. Chronicles Of Faeryland. Illustrated in colour by Maria L. Kirk & in b/w by M. Dunlop
Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1911. first US edition pp192, 8 full-page colour plates, text ills; 8vo, pictorial cloth, gilt lettering (sl. rubbed), top edges gilt. Very good
Muir 3661. The author is better known for the famous detective story 'Mystery of a Hansom Cab'
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$225

236075
HURLIMANN, Bettina

Three Centuries Of Children's Books in Europe. Translated and edited by Brian W. Alderson
London, OUP, 1967, 1st English edition pp298, b/w plates; 8vo, cloth. Very good in dust jacket
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$35

278624
IVANOV, Y

Let's Draw and Paint
Malysh Publishing, USSR, n.d pp16, colour drawings. 4to, wrappers, very good
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$15

221872
JACKSON, A.E, illustrator

The Arabian Nights
London, Ward Lock, n.d pp176, 16 colour & 8 b/w plates by Jackson; 4to, cloth spine & glazed boards. owner name, foxing, else a very good copy in sl. torn dust jacket
In the Sunshine Series
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$48

223992
JARL, Moonie (Wilf Reeves)

The Legends Of Moonie Jarl... illustrated by Wanda (Olga Miller)
Brisbane, 1964, 1st edition pp44, 9 full-page col. plates; 4to, pictorial boards. Name on endpaper. Very good
Stories about the origins of birds, animals and plants taught to the children of the Butchulla tribe of Fraser Island
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$45

221307
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles - Air Commodore
Oxford, 1948. Reprint pp256, 7 b/w illustrations by Alfred Sindall; 8vo, original green cloth (hardcover). Edges sl. spotted, else very good in very torn dust jacket with loss
Burnet 12.6
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$55

221279
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles - Charter Pilot
Melbourne University Press, 1947, 1st Australian edition pp158, 4 b/w plates by Mendoza; 8vo, cloth (hardback). Paper browned, owner inscription, else very good in sl. chipped dust jacket [Australian Retail price 6/6d]
Burnet 27.4
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$75

221305
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles & Co
Oxford University Press, 1948. Reprint pp256, 6 b/w illustrations by Alfred Sindall; 8vo, original green cloth (hardcover). Edges sl. spotted, owner name, else very good in sl. chipped dust jacket (price-clipped)
Burnet 10.7
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$55

221294
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles Breaks The Silence
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1950. First reprint pp192, illus. by Stead; 8vo, cloth (hardback). Very good in sl. creased & chipped (price-clipped) dust jacket
Burnet 36.2
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$65

225467
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles Flies Again
London, Thames Publishing Co., n.d pp142, ills. by J.E. McConnell; lge. 8vo, glazed boards, linen spine (sl. faded). Edges rubbed, else good
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$30

221299
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles Flies North
Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1947, first Australian edition pp256, 6 illustrations by Howard Leigh and Will Narraway; 8vo, sl. soiled fawn cloth (hardcover). Paper browned, else very good in sl. chipped dust jacket (one inch loss at spine)
Burnet 18.10
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$65

221303
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles Flies West
London, OUP, 1941, Pyramid edition pp256, colour frontis. & 6 illus. by Howard Leigh and Alfred Sindall; 8vo, original blue cloth with pyramid design, with torn dust wrapper. Owner name, edges browned, else very good
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$95

221293
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles Follows On
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1952, first edition pp158, 8 mono tone plates by Stead; 8vo, cloth (hardcover), dust jacket (very sl. chipped). Very good
Burnet 43.1
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$95

221306
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles Hits the Trail
Oxford, 1948. Reprint pp256, 6 b/w illustrations by Alfred Sindall; 8vo, original red cloth (hardcover). Edges sl. spotted, else very good in sl. chipped dust jacket (price-clipped)
Burnet 8.6
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$65

221297
JOHNS, Capt. W.E.

Biggles in the Blue
Leicester, Brockhampton Press, 1953. First edition pp194, 6 illust. by Stead; 8vo, cloth (hardback). Very good in very slightly rubbed & chipped dust wrapper
Burnet 45.1
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$85

221304
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles In The Jungle
Oxford, 1952. Reprint pp192, 4 b/w illustrations by Terence Cuneo; 8vo, original green cloth (hardcover). Very good in sl. chipped dust jacket (price-clipped)
Burnet 25.12
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$65

221298
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles In The Jungle
Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1947, first Australian edition pp192, 4 b/w illustrations by Terence Cuneo; 8vo, dark blue cloth, silver vignette and lettering (hardcover). Paper browned, else very good in sl. chipped dust jacket with Australian Retail price
This variant not in Burnet, but see 25.5
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$85

221308
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles Secret Agent
London, OUP (1940). First edition, paperback edition pp256, illus. by Howard Leigh and Alfred Sindall; 8vo, card wrappers (softcover), with torn dust wrapper.Very good
Burnet 19.4
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$145

221301
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Biggles Takes A Holiday
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. First edition pp192, 8 colour plates by Stead; 8vo, light blue cloth (hardback). Edges spotted else very good in sl. rubbed & faded dust jacket
Burnet 35.1
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$145

221302
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Champion of the Main
Oxford University Press, 1949. Reprint pp286, 8vo, original blue cloth (hardback). School prize label on front fly; a very good copy in sl. chipped & rubbed dust jacket
One of the few non-Biggles books by Johns, this one about pirates
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$65

221300
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

The Cruise Of The Condor. A Biggles Story
London, Thames Publishing Company, n.d. [1950] pp142, 5 colour plates by J. E. McConnell; 4to, cloth spine, glazed boards, corners a little bumped, sunning to spine. Else very good in torn dust wrapper
The second Biggles book, first published in 1933. Burnet 2.4
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$75

221309
JOHNS, Capt. W.E.

Gimlet Goes Again
London, University of London Press, 1949. Reprint pp186, illust. by Stead; 8vo, cloth. No dust wrapper
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$25

221295
JOHNS, Capt. W.E

Gimlet's Oriental Quest
London, Brockhampton Press, 1948. First edition pp192, colour frontis. & b/w ills. by Leslie Stead; 8vo, cloth (hardback). Cloth very slightly bowed, edges faintly dusty, else very good in price clipped dust jacket
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$85

221278
JOHNS, Capt. W.E.

Sergeant Bigglesworth C.I.D.
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1950 (3rd impression) pp188, 8 illust. by Stead; 8vo, cloth (hardback). Very good in sl. chipped (price clipped) dust jacket
Burnet 32.3
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$65

278625
Johnston, Harold C

The Voice of the Bush
Brisbane, 1944 pp56, line ills. 4to, wrappers. Some staining, piece torn from front free endpaper, else good
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$20

224882
JOHNSTON, Sir Harry

A Gallery of Heroes & Heroines. Illustrated by Joseph Simpson
London, 1915 pp140, 12 tipped-in colour plates; 4to, pictorial boards, cloth spine. Some edgewear, else very good
Includes James Cook, and, suprisingly, Elizabeth Fry
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$35

222215

Judy's Joyful Day
Melbourne, n.d.(1941) pp12, monochrome ills. throughout; 4to, Pict. Front cover creased, else very good
Joy Series No 10. Muir 3838
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$25

221932
KAY, Timothy

Joker Jack. Drawings by Rufus Morris
Sydney, c.1944 pp32, col. ills; oblong sm. 4to, illus. boards. Fr. board rubbed with loss at lower edges, else a very good copy
Joker Jack is an Australian Kookaburra. Muir 3866
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$30

220663
KEIGHTLEY, Thomas

The Fairy Mythology; Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries. 2 volumes
London, Whittaker, Treacher, & Co., 1833, first edition thus ppxvi, 334; [vi], 358, [2, publishers' adverts dated 1828]. Drawings on wood and copper-plate etchings by W. H. Brooke. Sm. 8vos, quarter morocco over watered silk boards, sl. rubbed and bumped at corners. Scattered foxing, else very good
Keightley has expanded his work on the fairy legends of Ireland to include discussion of lore in Europe, Britain, and Africa
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$695

220100
KEMSLEY, James

What's My Name Mean? Fascinating info for Aussie Kates, Scotts, Patricks...
Sydney, 1987 col. ills; 4to, hard cover . Fine in dust jacket
Signed by Kemsley. Offered with the original watercolour illustrations from the book
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$595

221934

Kenny The Koala. Joy Series No.9
Melbourne, Barker, [1941] pp12, col. ills; 4to, wrappers. Very good
Muir 3837
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$25

252440
KING, Arthur & A.F. Stuart

The House Of Warne
London, 1965, first edition pp108, beautiful col. plates & b/w illus; 8vo, pictorial cloth. A little spotting, else very good
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$35

220259
KINGSLEY, Henry

The Lost Child. Illustrated by L. Frolich
London, Macmillan, 1871, 1st edition thus pp42 (2adv.), 7 full-page b/w ills, vignettes; sm. 4to, publisher's pictorial cloth stamped in blind & gilt. Boards a little marked and corners sl. bumped, internally very good
Reprints chapter xxx in `Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn'. Muir 3929. Very scarce. An important contribution to the genre `lost in the bush'
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$575

225265
KINGSTON, W.H.G

Adrift In A Boat
London, Henry Frowde, 1913 pp190 (16 adverts) 8vo, ornate cloth gilt, colour plate on front. Edges foxed, else very good
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$25

225380
KINGSTON, W.H.G.

The Gilpins And Their Fortunes. An Australian Tale
London, n.d., inscript. 1903 (rep.) pp160, 16, b/w illus; 8vo, pict. cloth. Very good
Muir
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$50

224932
KINGSTON, W.H.G.

Twice Lost. A story of shipwreck, and of adventure in the wilds of Australia
London, Nelson, 1881, (2nd edition) pp474, (4), 46 b/w illus; 8vo, decorated cloth stamped in black & gilt, spine leaning, else very good
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$60

221139
KINGSTON, W.H.G. & G. A. Henty

The Union Jack. A Magazine of Healthy, Stirring Tales of Adventure by Land and Sea for Boys. Volume 1
London, Griffith and Farren, 1880 pp640 (printed in double column), original photograph of Kingston as frontispiece, full page plates, text ills; 4to, bound in half roan, cloth sides. Binding worn, edges soiled, internally very good
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$145

269824
KIPLING, Rudyard

All The Mowgli Stories
London, Macmillan, 1952 (rep) pp272, b/w & col. illus. by Stuart Tresilian;. 4to, pictorial cloth, spine faded, lower rear board damp stained. Edges foxed, internally very good
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$25

220043
KIPLING, Rudyard

Captains Courageous. A Story of the Grand Banks. With illustrations by I. W. Taber
London, Macmillan, 1897. First UK edition pp246, 2 (adverts), b/w ills; 8vo, original illustrated cloth gilt. Scattered foxing, else a very good copy
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$95

220067
KIPLING, Rudyard

The Second Jungle Book. With illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling
London, Macmillan, 1895, 1st edition pp238, b/w ills. by J. Lockwood Kipling; 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration & lettering, all edges gilt. With owner initials on front free endpaper, else a very good, bright, copy
Fifteen tales of India
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$395

224533
KIPLING, Rudyard

Thy Servant A Dog. Told by Boots edited by Rudyard Kipling
London, Macmillan, 1930, first edition pp96, illustrated by G.A. Stampa. Small 4to, original illustrated cloth. Neat owner inscription (dated 1930). Very good without dust wrapper
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$20

221264
LANG, Andrew

The True Story Book
London, Longmans, 1893. First edition ppxvi, 338, (ii) b/w ills; 8vo, cloth (hardcover), ornately decorated in gilt, all edges gilt. Spine sl. leaning, owner name (dated 1893). Very good
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$145

221613
LE SOUEF, A.S

The Brownie Twins. The story of a Ringtail family
Sydney, n.d [1955] pp32, col. ills by Walter Cunningham; 4to, boards, (sl. soiled & rubbed), else very good
Muir 4138
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$25

222391
LEAF, Munro

Ferdinandus Taurus
London, Hamish Hamilton, 1962. First edition thus b/w illustrations by Robert Lawson. 4to, illus. hard cover. Very good in sl. spotted (price clipped) dust jacket
The famous children's story in Latin of the little bull who just wanted to smell the flowers
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$20

223340
LEAR, Edward

A Book Of Nonsense
Toronto, 1982 130 coloured illustrations; 4to, cloth elaborately stamped & lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Mint in slip case
A facsimile of the 1872 original, reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$110

220822
LEAR, Edward

The Jumblies by Edward Lear. Drawings by Edward Gorey
New York, Young Scott Books, 1968. First edition b/w illus. Oblong 8vo, illus. hard cover.. Edges sl. spotted, neat owner name, else very good in very good (price clipped) dust jacket
Signed 'Edward Gorey' on title page
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$175

220738
LEAR, Edward

More Nonsense, Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc
London, R. J. Bush, 1872. First edition pp(xii), 142 b/w drawings. (printed one side of paper only); 4to, original illustrated boards, recased, backstrip replaced. Boards a little rubbed, corners knocked. Very good
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$495

220539
LEAR, Edward

The Pobble Who Has No Toes
Brisbane, Lock's Press, 1979 8 engravings by Margaret Lock; folio, original cloth with illus paper title label pasted down on front board, deckle edges. Hand printed endpapers. A fine copy
The first book of the press, and one of the finest private press books produced in Australia. Number 11 of 60 copies. The paper is velin Arches white, 250 gsm. The text is set in 24 point Caslon. Text and illustrations engraved and printed by Margaret Lock, who has numbered and signed the book
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$2550

222699
LEAR, Edward

Two Old Bachelors
London, Bodley Head, 1963 illus. by Paul Galdone; 8vo, boards. Very good in dust jacket
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$25

221933
LEE, Leslie

Furry Tales
Sydney, n.d. (1950) pp66, b/w illustrations by A.M. McGregor; 4to, boards, sl. soiled. Very good
Muir 4155
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$30

244878
LEES, Stella, & Pam Macintyre

The Oxford Companion To Australian Children's Literature
Melbourne, OUP, 1993. First edition ppviii, 486, illus; roy. 8vo, cloth. Fine in dust wrapper
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$45

223666
LEIGHTON, Mrs

The Sweet and Touching Tale of Fleur & Blanchefleur. A mediaeval legend translated from the French
London, Daniel O'Connor, 1922 pp62, (2 adverst), colour illus. by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale. 4to, illus. cloth, lettering on spine faded. Very good
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$45

270082
LILLIE, Arthur

Acting Charades for young and old
London, n.d (189?) pp144, sm. 8vo, cloth. Covers sl. darkened & marked, else a good copy
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$30

221975

The Linden Leaf, or, the story of Siegfried. Retold from the Nibelungen Lied
London, Thomas Nelson, 1912 pp160, 8 col. plates; sm. 8vo, boards, col. plate laid down. Very good
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$25

220782
LINDSAY Norman

The Flyaway Highway
Sydney. Angus & Robertson, 1936. First edition b/w ills 4to. Illustrated paper boards, some darkening and cracking to spine. Foxing to edges. Very good
Muir 4280
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$95

223129
LINDSAY, Norman

The Magic Pudding. Being the adventures of Bunyip Bluegum
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1954 Reprint pp172, colour &, b/w illus by Norman Lindsay, 8vo, illust hard cover rubbed, owner inscription on front endpaper, without dust jacket
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$20

255469
LINKLATER, William

The Magic Snake. Being a group of stories for children concerning the habits, customs, beliefs, ceremonies, corroborrees & legends of the Australian Aborigines
Sydney, [1946] pp96, col. frontis., b/w ills; 4to, illus. card wrappers. Toning to end papers, else a fine copy
Muir 4289
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$45

224849

The Little Library. 5 chapbooks - The History of Little King Pippin, The Picture Alphabet, A Short History of Birds and Beasts, The Moving Market or Cries of London, The Death and Burial of Cock Robin
London Scolar Press, 1979 (facsimile edition) 5 illustrated miniature books in a paper slipcase. Very good
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$45

278590

Little Tiny's Book of One Syllable
London, Routledge, n.d (19th century) pp80, b/w ills; 4to, pictorial boards, colour plate laid down. Sl. soiled & scuffed, pages coming loose from boards. Internally very good
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$20

223482
LUCAS, E. V

Swollen-Headed William. Painful stories and funny pictures after the German! Text adapted by E. V. Lucas, drawings adapted by Geo. Morrow
London, 1914, 2nd edition (5 days after 1st!) pp20 (printed on one side of paper), b/w ills; 4to, pictorial stiff wrappers (sl. darkened, spine chipped). Good copy
Anti-German propaganda, ostensibly for children, in the form of a parody of a much loved German classic
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$75

221334
MACARTHUR-ONSLOW, Annette

The Giant Bamboo Happening
Sydney, John Ferguson, 1982. First edition colour plates by the author; 4to, cloth (hardcover). Fine in fine d/w
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$30

221333
MACARTHUR-ONSLOW, Annette

Uhu
Sydney, Ure Smith, 1969. First edition pp64, col. & b/w plates by the author; 4to, hard cover. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket
This was to win the 1970 Children's Book of the Year Award. Muir 4426
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$45

256704
MACARTHUR-ONSLOW, Annette, illustrator

Trim by Matthew Flinders
Sydney, 1977. First edition pp32, b/w illustrations; sm. 4to, cloth. Owner name (Caroline Simpson; fine in fine dust jacket
Story about Flinders' cat on the sloop `Tom Thumb' during the circumnavigation of Australia.. Written by Flinders whilst held captive in Mauritius, and published here for the first tine
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$55

224885
MACDONALD, Robert M

The Opal Hunters or the Men of Red Creek Camp
London, S. W. Partridge & Co [1912] pp320, 32 advert.,6 plates by Holloway; 8vo, dec. cloth, colour plates laid down. Very good copy
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$110

223642
MCFADYEN, Ella

Little Dragons Of The Never Never
Sydney, 1949. First edition pp96, b/w ills. by Edwina Bell; 8vo, pict. boards. Fine in fine dust jacket
The story of two 'Horned Dragons' from Central Australia and their life among the Aborigines.Muir 4502
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$45

278601
McHENRY, Zoe R

Hey Diddle Diddle. Traditional Nursery Rhymes. Illustrated by Jocelyn Hughes
Sydney, Whitcombe & Tombs, n.d 28 pp, text & music, b/w ills; 8vo, wrappers. Very good
Muir 4530
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$25

224941
MACK, A.E

A Bush Calendar
Sydney, 1914, 3rd edition, revised pp110, photo plates; 8vo, pict. cloth. Very good
Lists of flowers and birds most in prominence each calender month in the coastal areas of Sydney
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$25

223854
MACK, A.E

Bush Days
Sydney, A&R,1911, first edition pp132, photo plates; 8vo, pict. cloth, faded. Owner inscript.else a good copy
Muir 4586
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$30

223545
MAKINSON, J. T

Toy Manufacture
London, Cassell & Co, 1929, second impresssion 264 pages, line ills; 8vo, hard cover printed in black. Foxing to prelims, else very good in sl. torn dust jacket
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$55

220672
MALONEY, Margaret Crawford, editor

English Illustrated Books for Children. A descriptive companion to a selection from the Osborne Collection... Toronto Public Library
Tokyo/London, 1983 pp88, coloured illustrations; 8vo, cloth, lettered in gilt. Mint in slip case
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$35

255375
MALTBY, Peg

Pepita's Party
Melbourne, Murfett,[1945] pp32, 8 col. plates, text ills; 4to, pict. boards, a very good copy
Muir 4749
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$40

221857
MARIKA, W. (intro.)

The Aboriginal Children's History Of Australia. Written & illustrated by Australia's Aboriginal children
Adelaide, Rigby, 1977, 1st edition pp150, col. ills; 4to, hard cover. Edges sl. spotted, lacks front free endpaper, else very good in dust jacket
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$35

252523
MASS, Nuri

Australian Wild-flower Fairies. Illus. by Celeste Mass, with botanical illus. by Nuri Mass
Sydney, 1937 pp132, b/w ills; 8vo, pict. wrappers, soiled. Spine sl. torn, else very good
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$25

223297
MASS, Nuri, & Celeste

The Silver Candlestick
Sydney, The Writer's Press, [1956] pp16, illus. in text by Celeste Mass; 8vo, wrappers (sl. soiling and silverfishing). Else fine
Handset & printed by author & illustrator, by way of a Christmas Greeting. Muir 4877. This copy inscribed to Vi and Rubery [Bennett], from Celeste Mass, with a hand-written note inserted from her, discussing `this new venture of ours' (presumably the press)
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$75

278578
MEILLON, Jill

The Queen Came By. Illustrated by Noela Young
Sydney, 1954 8 col. plates, text ills; 4to, boards, sl. rubbed, neat owner name, else very good
Story of a little boy & a steam engine from the outback who meet the Queen on her Australian Tour. Muir 4927
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$20

256703
MELLOR, Kathleen

Goldy
Melbourne, n.d. (1952) pp24, col. ills throughout; 8vo, dec. wrappers. Very good
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$20

222034
[MILNE, A.H.]

Ulysses or de Rougemont of Troy
London, Methuen, 1899 llustrated in red & black; sm. 4to, pictorial boards, cloth spine. Boards rather soiled, else very good
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$35

223548
MOLESWORTH, Mrs

A Christmas Child. A sketch of a boy-life. Illustrated by Walter Crane
London, Macmillan, 1880 pp224, (24 adverts), 7 full-page b/w ills. by Walter Crane; sm. 8vo, cloth, decorated in black and gilt (Christmas tree, holly). Spine sl. darkened & frayed at top edge. Very good
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$65

278639
MOLESWORTH, Mrs

Little Miss Peggy. Illustrated by Walter Crane
London, Macmillan, 1912 (rep.) pp196 (28adverts), 13 full-page b/w ills. by Walter Crane; sm. 8vo, cloth, decorated in black, green and gilt. Some foxing, else very good
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$25

278523
MOLESWORTH, Mrs

The Little Old Portrait
London, SPCK, c. 1900 pp148 (4),illus. 8vo, pictorial cloth, sl. darkened. Foxing, else a good firm copy
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$15

221336
MOLNAR, George, illustrator

Legend Of Sagenfeld. By Mark Twain
Sydney, 1987, first edition thus pp48, col ills. by George Molnar; 4to, hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket
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$35

278649
MONKSHOOD, G. F

The Less Familiar Kipling and Kiplingiana
London, Jarrolds, 1936, third, (best) edition pp256, 7 facsimiles. 8vo, cloth. Very good in dust wrapper dust wrapper
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$35

252625
MORELL, Musette

Bush Cobbers
Sydney, 1946, first edition pp94, b/w ills. by Edwina Bell; 8vo, cloth-backed pictorial boards, sl. scuffed
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$35

223614
MORRISH, Hannah

The Animals' Party. Pictures by Jack Quayle
Sydney, [1944] pp16, col. illus. throughout; 4to, pict. wrappers. Fine copy
Muir 5178. The annimals include goannas, brolgas, and pelicans, as well as the more obvious koalas and kangaroos
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$45

278600
MORRISSEY, John

Jo-Jo In The Jungle
colour ills; 8vo, wrappers. Very good
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$20

221024
MOTHER GOOSE.

Histories or Tales of Past Times told by Mother Goose with Morals. Written in French by M. Perrault, and Englished by G. M. Gent
London, The Fortune Press, n.d pp108, woodcuts. Sm. 8vo, buckram-backed boards, sl. staining, but very good
One of 1025 numbered copies printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper
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$125

278644
MUIR, Marcie

Australian children's book illustrators. Photography by David Liddle
Melbourne, Sun Books, 1977. First edition pp78, colour & b/w ills, wrappers. Fine copy
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$35

223671
MUIR, Marcie

Charlotte Barton: Australia's first children's author
Sydney, 1980, signed copy pp36, facsimile title page; 8vo, wrappers, sl. spotted, else fine
Only 500 copies were printed. This one numbered & signed `Marcie Muir'. A fine copy, unsigned & not numbered, is available for $25
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$45

224817
MUIR, Marcie, & Kerry White

Australian Childrens Books. A Bibliography. 3 volumes
Melbourne University Press, 1992, 2004. First editions 4tos, cloth (hardbacks). As new in like dust wrappers
Vol. 1 revises Marcie Muir's previous two books (1970, 1976), and includes over 2000 new titles and editions. Vol. 2, by Kerry White, covers works published between 1973 and 1988. Vol. 3, also by White, brings the series up to the year 2000. This massive work of scholarship is an essential reference work for anyone interested in collecting Australian literature and juveniles
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$195

223385
MUIR, Percy

English Children's Books 1600 to 1900
London, 1954 pp256, col. & b/w illus; 4to, hard cover,. A very good copy of the first edition in dust jacket
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$125

278626

My Mother
New York, McLoughlin Bros, n.d. (19th century) pp20, 6 full-page chromolithos. 4to, wrappers, some soiling and chipping, but a good copy
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$35

278627
MYSTERY, John

Best Fairy Tales
Sydney, n.s pp32, b/w ills. 4to, wrappers, very good
Muir 4284
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$25

278628
MYSTERY, John

Mother Goose Bed-Time Tales
Sydney, n.d p32, b/w ills. 4to, wrappers, sl. rubbed & marked, paper browned, else a good copy
Muir 5281
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$20

278646

New Australian School Series. Fifth Reader
Sydney, William Brooks, n.d. [c. 1900] pp304, b/w ills; 8vo, cloth. Cloth sl.rubbed, else good
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$35

220670
NEWTON, T

The New Game of the Mansion of Bliss
Tokyo/London, 1982 large folding sheet with coloured illustrations accompanied by the booklet of instructions. Housed in a box. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the 1810 original, reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$55

278640
NIALL, Brenda

Australia Through The Looking Glass. Children's Fiction 1830-1980
Melbourne, 1984 pp358, illus; 8vo, wrappers. Fine
Extremely useful and thought-provoking history
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$25

278653
NIALL, Brenda

Seven Little Billabongs. The world of Ethel Turner & Mary Grant Bruce
Melbourne, Penguin, 1979. First edition pp232, illus; 8vo, softcover. Faint spotting to edges, else fine
A detailed study of these writers of early Australian juveniles
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$20

221631
NOONAN, Michael

Flying Doctor On The Great Barrier Reef
London, 1962 (1st ed.) pp190, b/w ills. by R. E. Hicks. 8vo, hard cover. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket
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$30

222174
OPIE, Iona & Peter

The Classic Fairy Tales
London, OUP, 1974. First edition pp256, col. & b/w ills; lge. 8vo, hard cover. Very good in like dust jacket
Twenty four of the best known tales are given in the exact words in which they were first published in English
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$55

221686
OPIE, Iona & Peter, editors

Three Centuries Of Nursery Rhymes & Poetry for Children
Oxford, 1973 pp70, wrappers, sl. soiled, very good
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$25

221757
ORR, Monro S

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
London, n.d.(indcript. 1935) pp60, colour frontis., b/w llus by Monro S. Orr; 4to, pic. boards. Very good
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$20

260700

The Osborne Collection Of English Illustrated Books For Children. A selection from the Osborne Collection at the Toronto Public Library
Tokyo/Toronto, 1983, facsimile edition b/w & col. illus; cloth & wrappers. Fine copies in printed slipcases, and mailing carton
35 of the finest examples of early children's books held in the collection are reprinted here. Included are chapbooks, early picture books, nonsense books. Together with Margaret Crawford Maloney's `Descriptive Companion...'
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$1150

278618

Our Holidays. Picture Puzzle Toy Book
London, Warne, n.d. 6 colour printed pages. 4to, wrappers, coming away from stables. Foxing and staining
Most of the scraps have been correctly inserted. A few are missing
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$20

224524
OUTHWAITE, I.R

Elves & Fairies
Melbourne, Lothian, 2003 pp74, colour plates. 4to, softcover. Fine
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$30

221204
OUTHWAITE, I.R

The Fairy World Of: by Marcie Muir & Robert Holden
Sydney, Craftsman's House, 1985. First edition. Signed by Robert Holden pp172, illus. in col. & b/w; 4to, hard cover. Lower edges sl. flecked, else very good in sl. sunned dust jacket
Critical biography of the famous illustrator. Books and journals in which her illustrations appeared are also listed in the detailed bibliography
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$135

278288
OUTHWAITE I.R

Nursery Rhymes Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite
Sydney, A&R, 1991 pp48, colour plates, text ills; 4to, hardcover. Very good in dust jacket
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$25

223976
PAICE, Margaret

Mirram
Sydney, 1955 pp32, b/w ills. throughout; 4to, wrappers. Very good
Muir 5638. Attractive juvenile with aboriginal themes
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$30

221963
PARK, Ruth

The Gigantic Balloon. Illustrated by Kilmeny & Deborah Niland
Sydney, Collins, 1975. First edition colour ills. 4to, pictorial boards. Scribble on rear endpaper, else very good in dust jacket [ with one closed tear]
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$30

278604
PARKER, B & N

The History of the Hoppers
Sydney, David Ell Press, 1979 12 full-page col. plates, text ills. 4to, softcover. Sl. curling to corners, very good
The original edition, published in 1912, is one of the highlights of any collection of Australian juveniles
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$45

223995
PARKER, K.L

My Bush Book. K. Langloh Parker's 1890 story of outback station life. With background and biography by Marcie Muir
Adelaide, 1982 pp182, profusely illus. from photos & drawings; 4to, hard cover. A very good hardback in sl. sunned dust jacket
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$35

224245
PARLEY, Peter

Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas or New Year's Present for Young People
London, Simpkin Marshall & Co, 1841 pp378, woodcuts throughout. Sm. 8vo, calf-backed boards. Inner hinge split, some pages loose, but complete
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$30

221087
PARLEY, Peter

Peter Parley's Tales About Boys at Home and Abroad
London, Thomas Holmes, n.d, pp188, engraved plate. 12mo, blind stamped cloth, sl. marked, gilt lettering. Lacks front free endpaper, else a good copy
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$25

221085
PARLEY, Peter

Peter Parley's Tales About Kings and Queens, with an historical review of their characters and the great events of their reigns
London, Thomas Holmes, n.d, pp188, engraved plate. 12mo, blind stamped cloth, sl. marked, gilt lettering. Lacks front free endpaper, else a good copy
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$25

221083
PARLEY, Peter

Peter Parley's Tales About Kings and Queens, with an historical review of their characters and the great events of their reigns. [Bound with] Peter Parley's Tales About the Boy Banditti and other matters
London, Richard T. Bowyer, n.d, [before. 1838] pp188, [4], 188, 2 engraved plates. 12mo, blind stamped cloth, rebacked. All edges gilt. lacks front free endpaper, spotting to plates, else a good copy
Anticipates the accession to the throne of the young Victoria
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$45

221084
PARLEY, Peter

Peter Parley's Tales About the Boy Banditti and other matters
London, Thomas Holmes, n.d pp188, engraved plate. 12mo, blind stamped cloth, gilt lettering,. Lacks front free endpaper, else a good copy
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$25

221086
PARLEY, Peter

Peter Parley's Tales About the Widow's Family including Little Arthur's Round Table, the Young Scotchman, etc
London, Thomas Holmes, n.d, pp188, engraved plate. 12mo, blind stamped cloth, gilt lettering. Lacks front free endpaper, else a very good copy
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$25

278606
PELHAM, David

Sam's Pizza
London, HarperCollins 1996 colour pop-up and moveable ills. 8vo, presented in a box. Fine
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$35

223539
PEMBRIDGE.

Whist Or Bumblepuppy. Thirteen lectures addressed to children
London, Mudie & Sons, 1895 pp118, illus. adv, 8vo, cloth gilt. Very good
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$65

221860

Peppo the Pony
Melbourne, Barker, n.d.(c.1940) pp12 monochrome ills. throughout; 4to, dec. wrappers. Very good
Joy Series No. 4. Muir 3832
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$30

220750

Peter Coddles Trip to New York
Bloomington, Ill., Read & White Game Co., n.d 145 printed tokens. Very good with the 16 page story book in the original pictorial box
The game is played by one participant reading the story out loud and the others filling in the pauses/blanks with the printed tokens- e.g. `Duck-billed platypus' and `Wall-eyed Chinaman'
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$145

221938

Philip The Frog
Melbourne, n.d.(1941) pp12, col. ills. throughout; large 4to, pict. wrappers. Very good
Joy Series No. 3. Muir 3861
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$25

222741
PIENKOWSKI, Jan

I'm Panda
Sydney, 1985, 1st Australian edition colour ills. ; 8vo, glazed boards shaped like a Panda. Fine
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$35

221335
PIRANI, Leila

Old Man River Of Australia. A saga of the River Murray. Illustrated by Walter Cunningham
Melbourne, Sands, (1950s?) pp38, 4to, stiffened pict. wrappers . Very good in dust jacket
Muir 6013
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$20

252385
(POP-UP).

Come To Life Stories No. 3. Little Red Riding Hood & Puss in Boots
Amsterdam, n.d 2 double-page pop-ups; oblong 8vo, pict. boards. Sl. rubbing to corners; very good
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$35

257330
POP-UP.

Cowboy Bill
Halsinborgs, Litografiska n.d. (1950's?) pp4 double pages of coloured pop-ups, 8vo, glazed pict. boards. Very good
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$35

248802
(POTTER, Beatrix)

The Art Of Beatrix Potter. With an Appreciation by Anne Carroll Moore, and Notes to each section by Enid and Leslie Linder
London, Fredericke Warne & Co. 1985. Reprint ppxxvi, 406, numerous col. plates, b/w ills; roy. 8vo, leatherette. A fine copy in dust jacket
A handsome book on the development of Potter's work, leading up to the writing and illustrating of her books
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$65

222758

The Prize For Girls And Boys 1900. No. 1 -12 [new series] January - December
London, 1900 pp164, (24pp illus. ads), 13 colour printed plates many woodcuts in text; 4to, dec. cloth backed boards, colour illus. laid down. Edges sl. bumped, minimal foxing. Very good
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$65

278637
QUAYLE, Eric

The Collector's Book Of Books
London, Studio Vista, 1971, 1st edition pp144, col. & b/w ills; 4to, cloth. Very good in dust jacket
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$75

221863

The Queen's Book of the Red Cross. With a message from Her Majesty the Queen and Contributions by Fifty British Authors and Artists
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1939 pp256; b/w & colour plates, 8vo, hard cover. Some foxing, in sl creased dust jacket
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$30

228470
RACKHAM, Arthur

Aesop's Fables. A new translation by V.S. Vernon Jones with an introduction by G.K. Chesterton
London, Heinemann, 1912 (1st trade ed.) pp224, 13 colour plates with printed guards, b/w illus; roy. 8vo, pictorial cloth gilt. Cloth sl. flecked, some faint foxing; a very good copy
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$145

247803
RAINBOW SERIES.

Puss In Boots
Rex publications, n.d.[1940s?] pp12, col ills; 4to, colour wrappers. Fine copy
Finely printed in Italy. Not in Muir
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$30

278617
RAINE, Henry B, foreword

The Lure of the Sea. Australian Fishes. No. 1
Sydney, Taro Publishing, 1945 pp24, b/w ills against a green background. 4to, wrappers, very good
Not in Muir
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$30

221862
RAYNER, T. H

Animals in the Wild
Sydney, Offset Printing Co, n.d.[1945] pp16, 8 full-page col. ills, b/w ills; oblong folio, pict. stiff wrappers. Very sl. wear top of spine, else very good
Illustrations include koalas & kangaroos, as well as lions and tigers, etc. Muir 6253
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$35

255056
RICHARDS, Frank

The Autobiography Of Frank Richards
London, 1962 (Memorial edition) pp216, b/w plates; 8vo, cloth. Damage to lower edges of some pages, roughly opened, else very good in d/w
The creator of Billy Bunter
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$35

221320
RICHARDS, Frank

Billy Bunter's Christmas Party
London, Skilton, 1949. First edition pp248, illus. by R.J. Macdonald ; 8vo, cloth. Edges spotted, else good in torn dust wrapper
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$85

221015
RICHARDS, Frank

The Magnet. 59 issues from No. 1, 406, Vol. XLVII, Jan. 26, 1935 - No. 1, 556, Vol. LII, Dec. 1937
London, 1935-1937 4to, original illustrated wrappers (most coloured). A few covers soiled, some discolouration from staples, a little tanning to paper, but most in almost pristine condition. A very good (discontinuous) run
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$795

223394
RICHARDS, Frank, P.G. Wodehouse, and others

Greyfriars Holiday Annual for Boys and Girls 1925
London, 1925 (`published in Australasia by Gordon & Gotch') pp360, 3 colour plates, numerous b/w ills; 4to, pictorial boards, cloth spine . Corners a little bumped, paper sl. browned
Contains, as well as lots of Billy Bunter stories, a short story by P.G. Wodehouse `Jackson's Dip', and a South Seas story `The Wild Man of Borneo' by Duncan Storm
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$110

278621

Robin Hood Scenic Panorama
London, Tuck, 1950s colour panorama with cut-out models for arranging in position (lacks 2). 4to, wrappers, some tears and rubbingm else very atractive
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$25

223253
ROSCOE, S & R.A. Brimmell

James Lumsden & Son of Glasgow. Their Juvenile Books and Chapbooks
Private Libraries Assoc. Pinner, 1981 pp134, illus. from the books; tall 8vo, cloth gilt, clear wrapper. Fine
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$75

221761
ROSS, Tony

The Pied Piper Of Hamlin
London, Andersen Press/Hutchinson, 1977, 1st Australian ed pp24, col. front., text ills; 4to, glazed illus. boards. Fine in dust jacket
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$20

223547
ROSSETTI, Christina G

Sing-Song A Nursery-Rhyme Book
Toronto, 1982 pp130, with one hundred and twenty illustrations by Arthur Hughes engraved by the brothers Dalziel; 8vo, cloth lettered & stamped in gilt, a.e.g.Mint in slip case
A facsimile of the 1872 original. Reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$65

221544
[ROUTLEDGE]

The Dog's Dinner Party
Toronto, 1982 coloured illustrations; 4to, pictorial wrappers. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the original Shilling Toy Book, reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$35

222217

Rupert the Rabbit
Melbourne, n.d.(1941) pp12, monochrome ills. throughout; 4to, Pict. wrappers. Very good
Joy Series No 6. Muir 3834
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$25

278424
RUSKIN, John

Dame Wiggins Of Lee and her seven wonderful cats: a humorous tale written principally by a lady of ninety. Edited with additional verses by John Ruskin
Toowoomba, Vintage Books, 1985 (facsimile of the London, 1885, 1st edition) pp22 woodcuts by Kate Greenaway, sm. 8vo, cloth . Fine
No. 325 of 500 numbered copies
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$25

223342
RYAN, John

Panel By Panel. An illustrated history of Australian comics
Sydney, 1979. 1st ed pp224, 40 col. & more than 350 b/w ills; 4to, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket
Covers Australian comic strips from the 19th century Melbourne Punch and the Bulletin to Ginger Meggs, Bib and Bub, etc
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$90

221937
SACRE, Grace L

ROBBY RABBIT
Deaton & Spencer, Printers, Sydney, n.d. (1944) pp27, 2 f/p col. illus. & 12 f/p b/w illus., dec. boards (slightly rubbed). Very good
Muir 6553
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$25

270881
SETON, Ernest Thompson

Lives of the Hunted
London, David Nutt, 1904 pp360, b/w plates and numerous illustrations by the author, 8vo, cloth stamped in blind & gilt, Spine sl. leaning, else very good
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$35

223552
SEUSS, Dr

I Had Trouble In Getting To Solla Sollew
London, Collins, 1967 (1st U.K. edition) col ills; 4to, illus. hard cover boards. Prelims faintly spotted. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket
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$60

269212
SHEPARD, Ernest H

The Work Of: edited by Rawle Knox
New York, 1980 pp256, col. & b/w ills; 4to, cloth. Very good in d/w
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$35

221861
SHEPPARD, Elsie

The Story of Thought Castle
Melbourne, Barker, n.d.(c.1940) pp16, colour ills. throughout; 4to, dec. wrappers. Missing small piece of top corner, else very good
Adventure Series No. 2. Muir 45
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$25

224877
SHEPPARD, Nancy

Alitjinya Ngura Tjukurtjarangka. Alitji In The Dreamtime. Adapted and translated from Lewis Carroll's story Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Nancy Sheppard. Edited by Barbara Ker Wilson. Illustrated by Byron S. Sewell
Adelaide, University of Adelaide, 1975. First edition pp104, line illustrations by Sewell. Oblong 4to, original wrappers (softcover). Owner inscription, else very good
`Alice' in the language of the Pitjantjatjara Aborigines with English translation
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$35

223986
SHEPPARD, Nancy

Alitjinya Ngura Tjukurtjarangka. Alitji In The Dreamtime. Adapted and translated from Lewis Carroll's story Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Nancy Sheppard. Notes by Barbara Ker Wilson. Illustrated by Donna Leslie
Berkeley, Calif., 1992. 1st this edition pp104, fullpage colour plates; oblong 4to, boards. Mint in dust jacket
`Alice' in the language of the Pitjantjatjara Aborigines with English translation. The artist, Donna Leslie, belongs to the Gamileroi peoples
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$45

278614
`SHERE KHAN'

The River Dragon
Sydney, n.d. 1940s) pp12, colour & b/w ills. 4to, stiff wrappers, fine
Muir 6736
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$30

221621
SHIELDS, Brenda D

Tezza the Coral Trout
Winston-Salem, 1962, 2nd printing pp36, 4 col. plates, line ills. by John Derrick; oblong 4to, hard cover. Very good in dust jacket
Muir 6737. Story set on the Great Barrier Reef. Both author and illustrator are Australian
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$25

267825
SIBLEY, Irena

Rainbow
Melbourne, 1980 11 col. & 7 b/w plates, text ills; 4to, cloth. Fine in d/w
Story of a Lithuanian doll given to an Australian girl
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$30

221055
SINNETT, Mrs Percy

Hunters and Fishers, or, Sketches of Primitive Races in the Lands Beyond the Sea
London, Chapman & Hall, 1846, first edition ppvi, 146, 4 coloured plates (including one of a kangaroo hunt). 8vo, original publisher's cloth, rebacked and recased. Very good
Muir 6760. Includes a chapter on `The Australians', i.e. Aborigines, which is surprisingly well informed and sensitive for such an early book. Also deals with Africans, Eskimos, American Indians, and the natives of Polynesia
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$195

256780
SKIPPER, Mervyn

The White Man's Garden. A Tale of Borneo
London, Elkins Matthews & Marrot, 1930 ppx, 118, b/w ills. by Skipper; sm. 4to, pictorial cloth. Very good
Myths and legends from Borneo
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$65

222242
SMITH, Jean

Verse Craft. A book of verse-making for children
Sydney, A&R, 1947 pp42, colour frontis, line ills; 8vo, pict. wrappers. Very good
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$12

220235
ST JOHN, Judith

The Osborne Collection Of Early Children's Books. A catalogue 1566-1910. 2 vols
Toronto, 1958, 1975 b/w & col. illus; roy. 8vos, cloth. Very good
Indispensible reference and bibliography for the collector of children's books
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$295

223524
STEIG, William

Shrek!
London, Gollancz, 1990, first UK edition colour ills; 4to, glazed boards. Fine
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$85

223446
STEVENS, Cat (Yusuf Islam)

Teaser and the Firecat
New York, Four Winds Press, 1974. First US cloth edition with `1' and `74' in the string pp [40], colour ills by the author; 4to, original orange hard cover. Very good in sl. browned but very good (price clipped, a couple of closed tears) dust jacket
The acclaimed singer/composer's first book. Written in English, French and Spanish
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$125

278521
STEVENSON, R.L

Treasure Island. Illustrated by Munro S. Orr
London, Collins, 1948. Reprint pp248 frontis map, & 10 full-page colour plates by Orr. Large 8vo, cloth, owner inscription. Very good in sl. rubbed, price-clipped dust wrapper
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$30

278583

Stories For Girls
Sydney, W. H. Honey, [1944] pp44, colour & b/w ills; 8vo, cloth backed stiff boards. Very good
`The Sleeping Beauty' and other stories
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$20

268409
[STRANG, Mrs]

Our Darlings Play Book
N.p., n.d 6 concertined boards, each with a colour illus. front and back; 4to, papered boards with cloth spine. narrow strip of colour illus. missing from front board, else very good
Illustrators include Millicent Sowerby, Anne Anderson, Dorothy Rees
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$25

278607
STRANG, Mrs Herbert

The Big Book of Shops
London, Humphrey Milford, c.1934 2 folded colour cards pull out to form six shops, (8 including front and back covers), b/w ills. 4to, papered boards, a little wear to extremities, very good
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$75

220673
SUMMERLY, Felix, editor

The Traditional Faery Tales
Tokyo/London, 1982 coloured illustrations; 8vos, leatherette, gilt lettering. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the original 1845 edition, reproduced from the Toronto Public Library's Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$60

220751

`Sunday Cards' handwritten cards with pen & ink title card
N.p., n.d 55 cards with handwritten questions. Very good with a small notebook with the answers
An early trivial pursuit with a religious flavour
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$125

278602
SUTTON, Margaret

A Shepherd Boy Of Australia
New York, 1941 pp192, numerous b/w plates; 8vo, papered boards with cloth spine. Very good in very good dust jacket
Muir 7227. Story of a young American boy on an Australian sheep station. A copy without dust jacket is available for $30
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$45

222180
[SWIFT]

Gulliver in Lilliput
London, Thomas Nelson, 1909 pp160, 8 col. plates; sm. 8vo, boards, col. plate laid down. Owner inscript., very good
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$25

222698
TARRANT, Margaret

Children's Verse
London, 1986 illustrated in colour. 4to, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket
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$30

278574
TEAGUE, Violet

Night Fall in the Ti-Tree
Canberra, , ANG, 1988 colour ills. by Geraldine Rede and Violet Teague. 4to , softcover, very good
Reproduces the charming Australian juvenile, with coloured woodcuts, first published in 1906
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$20

223412
THACKERAY, W.M

The Rose And The Ring. or the History of Prince Giglio and Prince Bulbo. A fireside pantomime for great and small children.
New York, Wessels, 1907. First edition thus pp130, ills. 4to, cloth, edges a little rubbed; very good
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$85

223546
THOMAS, Dylan

The Outing. Illustrated by Paul Cox
London, J.M. Dent, 1985, First edition thus colour ills; 4to, hard cover boards. Fine in fine dust jacket
Delightful children's story of a day trip to Porthcawl
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$65

220245
THOMPSON, Kay

Eloise
London, Max Reinhardt, 1957, first edition, 2nd impression pp66, drawings by Hilary Knight; 4to, hard cover,. Edges sl. browned, else very good in (minimal rubbing, price-clipped) Fine dust jacket
The first Eloise book
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$95

278613
THOMPSON, Phyllis

Ginger. The Story of a Chinese Kitten
Melbourne, China Inland Mission, n.d. (inscript.1964) pp24, drawings by Wilfred Douglas. 4to, wrappers, very good
Muir 7354. Story set in China, but written for Australian children
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$25

223683
THOMS, W. J

The Gallant History of Bevis of Southampton and two other stories
Tokyo/London, 1982 coloured illustrations; 8vos, pictorial wrappers. Mint in slip case
Facsimile of the original, reproduced from the Toronto Public Library's Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$40

278594

The Three Bears Bedtime Stories. Represented by dolls and photographed by natural colours
London, Collins, n.d pp16, 4 full-page colour photographs, b/w ills by Patric O'Keeffe; 4to, pictorial wrappers. A fine copy
The dolls were designed and made by Amalia Serkin
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$25

278620

The Three Koala Bears and Little Goldilocks. An Australian Fairy Story
Cinesound Productions pp22, photos from the cinesound production. 4to, illus. wrappers, lacking back wrapper, else very good
Not in Muir
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$30

225296
TIMPERLEY, W.H

Bush Luck. An Australian Story
London, R,T,S., n.d pp250, 8, col. frontis., 1 b/w plate by Ernest Frater; 8vo, pictorial cloth. Scattered foxing. Very good
First published in 1892. Niall p.24-7 has an interesting discussion on this book as an example of the merging of the missionary with the adventure story
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$35

276439
TOWNSEND, John Rowe

Written For Children. An Outline of English-language Children's Literature
Phildelphia, Lippincott, 1975, revised edition pp368, b/w ills., 8vo, cloth. Very good in d/w
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$20

223478
TOZER, Katharine

Wanderings of Mumfie
London, John Murray, 1935. First edition pp112, full page illus. by the author, text ills. 8vo, cloth-backed boards, a little rubbed & soiled. Scattered foxing throughout, else a good copy. With the ownership signature of Caroline Fairfax (Simpson), and a couple of childish pencil drawings
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$45

221060

Trix
Bloomington, Ill., Read & White Game Co., n.d 72 cards. Very good with the 34 page rule book in the original box
A card game
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$65

235950
TUER, Andrew W

History Of The Horn Book
New York, 1979, new edition pp484, b/w illus; 4to, cloth (hardback). Edges spotted, else very good in dust jacket
First published in 1897
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$60

255605
TURNER, E.S

Boys Will Be Boys
London, 1948 (rep.) pp270, illus; 8vo, cloth. Very good in slightly worn dust jacket
Classic boys' stories - Sweeney Todd, Sexton Blake, Billy Bunter, Jack Harkaway, etc
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$35

263899
TURNER, Ethel

The Diaries Of Ethel Turner. Compiled by Philippa Poole
Sydney, 1980. Reprint pp288, b/w photo-plates; sm. 4to, cloth. name on fly, else very good in like d/w
Ethel Turner's diaries published for the first time by her grand-daughter
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$22

221280
TURNER, Ethel

Seven Little Australians
London, Ward, Lock, & Bowden, 1896, 5th edition pp240, (16 adv.), 3 b/w plates, line illustrations by A. J. Johnson; 8vo, original pictorial cloth (hardback) with gilt lettering and decorations. Spine very slightly leaning, edges faintly spotted and corners a little knocked, else a good copy. All early editions are scarce
First published 1894. Muir 7459
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$135

221590
[UPTON, Elizabeth]

The Birth-Day Gift or the Joy of a New Doll from papers cut by Elizabeth Upton
Toronto, 1982 tipped-in illustrations; rect. 4to, wrappers. Mint in slip case
A facsimile of the 1796 original. Reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
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$35

278647

The Victorian Reading-Books. Eighth Book
Melbourne, 1929, second edition pp258, b/w ills; 8vo, cloth. Cloth sl.rubbed, spine sl. leaning, else good
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$20

225003
VREDENBURG, Edric

Cats' Cradle
London, Nister, c.1900 4 chromolitho plates; pictorial boards. Very good
Small format. book (9x8cms)
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$30

225002
VREDENBURG, Edric

Like Grandpa
London, Nister, c. 1900 4 chromolitho plates; pictorial boards (sl. soiled) over stapled cloth spine. Book has come away from staples, else very good
Small format book(9x8cms)
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$25

223542
WALKER, Jane

Ten Little Penguins. A pop-up counting book
London, Transworld, 1994, first edition 20 pages of colour pop-up and moveable ills. 4to, glazed boards. Fine
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$35

254517
WALL, Dorothy

The Blinky Bill Collection. Volume One - Dorothy Wall The Creator of Blinkie Bill Her Life and Work. By Walter McVitty. Volume Two - Blinky Bill and Friends Selected Stories. With illustrated slipcase
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1988, first edition thus pp464, 218, numerous col. & b/w ills; lge. 4to, cloth, silk markers. Fine in dust wrappers and slipcase
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$125

278575
WALL, Dorothy

The Rainy Day. Gift Book of the Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
Sydney, Simmonds, (1925?] pp16 with 30 colour ills, pictorial covers; 8vo. Small ink mark on rear wrapper, else fine
A rare and charming booklet, in fine condition, by the creator of `Blinky Bill'. Muir 7841 gives this as the first printing
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$85

221806
WALT DISNEY.

Robin Hood and his Merrie Men. The Story of the Film
London, Collins, 1952 . 1st edition pp96, many colour & b/w illus. 4to illus. boards, rubbed, else a good copy
Based on the screenplay by Edward Watkin and adapted by Edward Boyd
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$25

278360
WARNER, Philip, editor

The Best of Chums
London, Cassell, 1978 pp192 (3 columns per page), numerous b/w ills., 4to, cloth, very good in dust wrapper
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$35

220378
WATSON, Ina

Silvertail. The story of a lyrebird
Sydney, 1946? pp42, col. ills. by Walter Cunningham; 4to, boards. Very good in dust jacket
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$25

223746
WATTS, E.J.M

Stories From Australian History
Sydney, William Brooks, (c.1908) pp224, b/w illus. & maps by D.H.Souter; sm.8vo, papered boards. a little worn, else very good
In Brooks's Australian School series
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$25

223668
[WHITAKER, Evelyn]

Baby John. By the author of `Laddie', `Tip-Cat', Zoe, etc
London, Chambers, 1892 pp128, frontis. 8vo, illus. cloth. Very good
Story by the popular Victorian novelist
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$45

278634
WHITCOMBE & TOMBS

A selection of story books from the New Zealand & Australian publisher. Titles include `Eaglehawk Chief of the Tribes of Arunta', `Ralph in the Bush', `Willie Wagtail and other Tales', and `Mrs Ladybird's Troubles'
.
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$15 each

278638
WHITEHOUSE, F. R. B

Table Games of Georgian and Victorian Days
London, Peter Garnett, 1951, first edition, inscribed & signed by author pp102, colour and b/w plates. 4to, cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Very good in slipcase
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$95

221131
WHITFELD, Adeline J

The Twilight Hour
Launceston, printed at the Examiner Office, 1900. First edition pp190,6 b/w ills by W. O. Bowman; 8vo, pictorial stiff card, corners rubbed, outer hinges cracking
Inscribed `With the writer's Love'. Animal stories. Muir 7971
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$95

278609
WHITFELD, J M

The Spirit of the Bush Fire and other Australian Fairy Tales
Sydney, Angus & Robertson, 1898/1902 pp314, 32 adverts (dated 1902). 8vo. Original cloth sides, rebacked in cloth, new endpapers. Boards rubbed, edges a little scuffed, internally a good copy
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$45

222310
WINDER, Blanche

Children's Stories from the Bible
London, Ward, Lock, n.d pp334,(4 ads), 44 colour plates by Harry G. Theaker, pictorial endpapers. 4to, cloth, colour plate laid down. Scattered foxing, hinges a little loose, else a good copy
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$25

278522
WINTER, John Strange

The Christmas Fairy and Other Stories by Frances E. Crompton & Mrs Molesworth
London, Ernest Nister, nd. c1900 pp48, morocco spine rubbed, dec. boards slightly soiled, still a good copy
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$25

221360
WOLLASTON, T.C

The Spirit Of The Child
Melbourne, Lothian, 1914 pp228, 12, (Lothian book catalogue), 12 col. & b/w photoplates, including some of opals; sm. 4to, publisher's pictorial hard cover gilt. An exceptionally bright good copy in fine dust jacket
An interesting mixture of myths, natural history, and geology for children, by the man better known for his works on opals and temperance
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$195

224994
WOOD, Lawson

The Strong-Tail
London, Warne, n.d. (1920s) pp24, colour ills;oblong 8vo, pictorial wrappers. Minimal rubbing at spine. Very good
Delightfully illustrated stories about Strong-Tail the kangaroo
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$75

221936
WRIGHT, Judith

The Day The Mountains Played
Brisbane, 1963 (rep) pp48, col. & b/w ills. by Annette Wright; 4to, pictorial boards. Cover stained, old tape mks to endpapers; internally vwery good
Story about aboriginal children by one of Australia's foremost poets. Muir 8181
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$15

223613
YARWOOD, A.T.

From A Chair In The Sun. The life of Ethel Turner
Melbourne, Viking, 1994. 1st edition, signed pp392, photo-plates; 8vo, hard cover. Fine in dust jacket
Inscribed presentation copy from the author. An unsugned copy is available for $25
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$40