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TALES OF MAGIC & MYSTERY
1 TALES OF MAGIC & MYSTERY
Newmarket, England Brimax Books 1990 0861126440 / 9780861126446 Reprint Hardcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Eric Kincaid 
157pp., colour-art illustrations throughout by Eric Kincaid. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, gloss boards negligibly scuffed only. Numerous contents commence with "Nils in The Forest (A Danish Story)' and close with 'The Drummer'. Book weight approx. 820g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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EAGLE, Allen, Judy
2 Allen, Judy EAGLE
London Walker Books 1998 0744562260 / 9780744562262 Reprint Hardcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Todor Humphries 
Unpaginated (28 pages). Colour art illustrations throughout by Todor Humphries. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated boards undamaged. A stand-alone volume in the 'Animals At Risk' series. "This compelling story, by award-winning author Judy Allen, features one of the world's most endangered animals - the Philippine eagle. At the end of the story find out how you can help eagles from becoming extinct." Book weight approx. 370g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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SPECKY MAGEE & THE SEASON OF CHAMPIONS.   (Signed Copy), Arena, Felice and Lyon, Garry
3 Arena, Felice and Lyon, Garry SPECKY MAGEE & THE SEASON OF CHAMPIONS. (Signed Copy)
Penguin Group Australia 2004 0143300628 / 9780143300625 First Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
222pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Signed, in bold black felt pen, by co-author Garry Lyon, on half-title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has minimal edgewear only. "Simon 'Specky' Magee and his Under 14s football team, the Booyong High Lions, return to battle out the second half of their league's season . . . Meanwhile, he'll have to deal with his rival and worst enemy, Screamer Johnson, and he will meet the mysterious Tiger Girl, and the Great McCarthy . . . " Book weight approx. 260g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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MICHAEL THE MALLEE CHICK IN SEARCH OF A MOTHER, Barnard, Peggy
4 Barnard, Peggy MICHAEL THE MALLEE CHICK IN SEARCH OF A MOTHER
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Consolidated Press 1946 First Edition Softcover (Staplebound) Good 12mo (Oblong/Landscape Format) Mollie Quick 
Unpaginated (32 pages). Saddle-stitched, staplebound landscape format. Staples clean and firm. Colour-art illustrated (Mollie Quick) stiff card cover lightly edgeworn, with a name written on front, plus a noticeable beverage stain on rear cover and small area adjacent to front foredge. Monochrome printed verso of card cover. Colour-art illustrations throughout by Mollie Quick. "Under a big Coolabah tree in the bush of Northern Queensland the busy little bush turkeys had built their mound of grass and leaves . . . " Book weight approx. 110g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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VICTORIA AND THE GOLDEN BIRD, Baynes, Pauline Diana
5 Baynes, Pauline Diana VICTORIA AND THE GOLDEN BIRD
London and Glasgow Blackie First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No date (1948). Unpaginated (32 pages). Full page colour-art illustrations by Pauline Diana Baynes. Book clean and square. Cloth spine nominally bumped only. Art-illustrated (Pauline Diana Baynes) papered front board has trifling wear to foot and foredge tips, else unmarked. Plain tinted rear board has a small area of surface biopredation, else undamaged. Tiny, countable foxing specks on pastedowns, discreet, script-style initials on the title page, else stitch-bound text-block pristine. Art-illustrated (as boards) dustjacket edgeworn and nipped, with repaired closed tears, amending price sticker on front flap, else mild soiling and shelfwear. Fine quality offset lithography plates throughout by Jessie Broad & Co., Manchester. This title, by Pauline Diana Baynes (1922-2008), was her debut as an author/illustrator, leading to a stellar career illustrating for literary giants such as J.R.R. Tolkien . . . Victoria was a lonely little girl living in a white-washed cottage with beehives in the garden. Other than her pet hedgehog, Horace, there was no-one to play with. Book weight approx. 210g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 136.30 AUD
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6 Bell, Mary Hayley FAR MORNING
London Heinemann 1962 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Fair + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
72pp., sepia, art-illustrations throughout, and endpapers, all by Molly Blake. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Blindstamp, publisher's device on rear board. Front board lightly bumped and splayed. Leaves clean. Colour-art illustrated (Molly Blake), loose-plastic protected dustjacket noticeably edgeworn and nipped, plus several jagged closed tears. "...an allegory woven about the questions which have always vexed mankind: birth and death, suffering and compassion, eternity..." Book weight approx. 490g. 
Price: 12.22 AUD
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MADELINE AND THE GYPSIES, Bemelmans, Ludwig
7 Bemelmans, Ludwig MADELINE AND THE GYPSIES
London Andre Deutsch 1979 0233955925 / 9780233955926 5th Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
56pp., colour-art endpapers, plus like-full page art-illustrations (some two-colour only), all by Ludwig Bemelmans, throughout. Book clean, mildly canted spine and shelfwear. Colour-art illustrated (Bemelmans) boards lightly bumped on lower foredge corner of front board, else very good. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated (identical to boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, nipped and edgeworn, with a closed tear on rear panel. (Indicated on jacket flap is 'third impression' - book is fifth impression - however the boards/jacket imagery is identical). A title in the ever-popular 'Madeline' series. "In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines . . . " Book weight approx. 502g. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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ROMANY WOOD, Beshlie, with Walser, David
8 Beshlie, with Walser, David ROMANY WOOD
St Albans, Herts., and London Granada (Hart-Davis) 1974 029812047X / 9780298120475 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Unpaginated (24 pages). Monochrome, sketch-illustrated endpapers. Colour-art illustrations (Beshlie) on recto pages, with text and small colour illustration on verso pages throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated (Beshlie), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, and slightly bumped only. Travelling the countryside living a gypsy life, together with her Romany husband, they live in a caravan with innumerable small creatures for company. A keen eye for botany, and an immense artistic talent, together with the animals in her company, blend beautifully in these stories . . . Book weight approx. 300g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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THE MYSTERY OF THE VANISHED PRINCE, Blyton, Enid
9 Blyton, Enid THE MYSTERY OF THE VANISHED PRINCE
London Methuen & Co. 1954 First Edition, 3rd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Treyer Evans 
183pp., b/white sketch-art frontispiece and intext illustrations by Treyer Evans. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Boards undamaged. An original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, else textblock lightly flecked on edges. Colour-art illustrated (Treyer Evans), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, else slightly edgeworn and nipped on fold corners. This title is the ninth stand-alone book in the Enid Blyton (1897-1968) Five Finder-Outers (and Dog) series. A Prince staying at the camp disappears - and nobody knows how or why . . . Book weight approx. 340g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 39.48 AUD
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THE TWILIGHT BOOK, Boatfield, Jonny
10 Boatfield, Jonny THE TWILIGHT BOOK
London Bloomsbury 2000 0747544700 / 9780747544708 Second Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Unpaginated (28pp.). Colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Colour illustrated boards undamaged. Leaves clean and crisp. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket softly edge-creased only. "Read on and enjoy this very interactive, inventive picture book. It is more than a story about a boy trying to rescue a little girl. It is also a game of search and find. A taxing, challenging adventure sure to give you hours and hours of fun . . . ." Book weight approx. 440g. 
Price: 9.40 AUD
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11 Booth, D.E. SAMMY AND THE SECRET OF SEVENSTONES
London Frederick Warne Unstated Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
No publication date (print code indicates Jan., 1959). 192pp. B/white sketch-art frontispiece, plus five, like, text-plates (art by Kenneth Brookes; all attached and called-for). Book clean and square. Printed titles and small illustration over lightly bumped boards and spine. Minimal foxing on free endpapers, else leaves clean. Colour-art illustrated (Kenneth Brookes), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, nipped, with abraded folds and spine. A Wolf Cub-themed adventure begins when the pack, on a camp led by two sixers, Sammy and Tom, see lights flashing at night near the historic Sevenstones Manor. Investigating, they are warned off by a Major Rickards, who claims to be writing a book on secret passages in old houses . . . An adventurous 12 chapters await our investigators. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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THE WONDERFUL TOYS, Braune, Anna, with Sloan, Savilla
12 Braune, Anna, with Sloan, Savilla THE WONDERFUL TOYS
New York Harper & Row 1990 0060206187 / 9780060206185 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
119pp., small, b/white, chapter-heading sketch-illustrations by James Graham Hale. Book clean and square. Grey quarter-cloth spine, and plain, blindstamped boards undamaged. Leaves pristine. Art-illustrated (James Graham Hale), loose-plastic protected dustjacket near fine. With the assistance of her friend Savilla Sloan, Miss Braune completed this story just months before her death, at the age of eighty. It is the story of seven toys; White Bunny, Cow, a doll - Rebecca, Velvi, a black velvet cat, Teddy Bear, Sheep and Alli, a tin alligator. All lived happily in an attic trunk for many years . . . then one day the house owner's decide to clean out the attic . . . Contents include: Prelims., 13 chapters. Book weight approx. 255g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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MILLY-MOLLY-MANDY AGAIN, Brisley, Joyce Lankester
13 Brisley, Joyce Lankester MILLY-MOLLY-MANDY AGAIN
London George G.Harrap & Co 1971 0245568433 / 9780245568435 Reprint, 15th Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
95pp., colour-art frontispiece, plus intext line-drawings, and a front endpaper map (all illustrations by the author). Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel. Yellow boards undamaged. A small red sketch-illustration (author) on front board. Minimal flecks on head of textblock, else leaves unmarked. Tri-colour illustrated (author), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and lightly edgeworn only. Contents of this Milly-Molly-Mandy adventure include: Prelims., 7 chapters. Book weight approx. 170g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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THE CRAIGS OF COLLINS STREET, Buesst, Marie
14 Buesst, Marie THE CRAIGS OF COLLINS STREET
Melbourne, VIC, Australia The Hawthorn Press 1971 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
134pp., monochrome, art-illustrated endpapers (different front and rear). Several intext b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain blue, original cloth boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, and mildly edgeworn, else good. An interesting story for children, set amid the Craig family and the people in their lives who were resident in the young but rapidly growing town of Melbourne in the colony of Victoria, Australia in the 1860s . . . Contents include: Prelims., 16 chapters. Book weight approx. 495g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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THE DAY MY FATHER DANCED AGAIN, Chambers, Gordon Lee
15 Chambers, Gordon Lee THE DAY MY FATHER DANCED AGAIN
Surry Hills, N.S.W., Australia Box Press Pty, Limited 1996 1876233001 / 9781876233006 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Alison Kubbos 
Unpaginated (32 pages). Pattern-print endpapers. Full page illustrations (each of two colours) throughout by Alison Kubbos, who used particular techniques, including drypoint, to create the plates used within. Book is clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves and boards unmarked. No dustjacket. The author was inspired to write this story following his extensive travels to over twenty-five different countries. It is the story of an indigenous boy from an unspecified country, who attempts to find his father, lost to him since birth . . . Book weight approx. 560g. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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16 Clinton, Iris A. AFRICA TRAIL: Or John Forrest's Adventure
London Livingstone Press 1947 Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
64pp., b/w text, pictorial boards with attractive illustration on front.Light foxing throughout text; corners lightly bumped. No damage to front cover. Printed for, and a presentation copy of, the London Missionary Society. [Sydney, NSW] Weight approx. 120g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 10.34 AUD
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THE GOOD PEOPLE, Cockayne, Steve
17 Cockayne, Steve THE GOOD PEOPLE
London Atom (Imprint: Time Warner) 2006 1904233929 / 9781904233923 Pre-Publication Softcover Very Good + Uncorrected Book Proof 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
343pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped only. " . . . Steve Cockayne's first novel for younger readers is both a spellbinding adventure story, and an extraordinarily powerful novel of growing up . . . " Deep in the English countryside, Kenneth Storey and his older brother have discovered the land of Arboria - a kingdom of adventure . . . Contents of this bookproof copy include: Prelims., 10 chapters. Book weight approx. 370g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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HUMBLEPUPPY AND OTHER STORIES FOR TELLING : With Notes on How to Tell Them, Colwell, Eileen H. (Chosen and Annotated by)
18 Colwell, Eileen H. (Chosen and Annotated by) HUMBLEPUPPY AND OTHER STORIES FOR TELLING : With Notes on How to Tell Them
London The Bodley Head 1978 0370301277 / 9780370301273 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Ron Maris 
175pp., b/white illustrations throughout by Ron Maris. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain orange boards very lightly bumped. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Maris), loose-plastic protected dustjacket corner-clipped on front flap, sunning to spine, minor soft edge-creasing. "This is the fifth of Edith Colwell's storytelling collections and follows the same pattern. As in her previous collections there are notes for guidance at the back of the book which are an invaluable help to all would-be storytellers. The stories in this collection come from countries as different as Ireland, Australia and Japan . . . " Numerous stories commence with 'The Hopping Halfpenny (Traditional) and conclude with 'A Christmas Story' (Ruth Sawyer). Book weight approx. 345g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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ELMER RIDES THE RAILS, Cook, Patrick
19 Cook, Patrick ELMER RIDES THE RAILS
Ringwood, VIC, Australia Puffin Books (Penguin Books) 1991 0140346457 / 9780140346459 First Thus, 1st Edition Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Author 
87pp., plus (iii). Intext, b/white sketch-illustrations by Patrick Cook. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art illustrated (Patrick Cook) gloss card wrapper nominally edgeworn, plus a minor storage pressure mark on front wrap. Textblock lightly tanned, else unmarked. The fourth title in author/cartoonist/columnist Patrick Cook's 'Elmer' series finds Elmer the rat and his friend Alma living in the country. They soon find themselves far from home and in peril from a hungry hawk, some silly mice, a rat hunt, a nasty engine-driver, and lots of other assorted dangers . . . Book weight approx. 95g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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GOOD NIGHT, ME, Daddo, Andrew
20 Daddo, Andrew GOOD NIGHT, ME
Sydney, NSW, Australia Hachette Children's Books 2006 0733621120 / 9780733621123 Reprint Softcover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Emma Quay 
Unpaginated (32pp.). Colour-art illustrations by Emma Quay. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper near fine. "Someone's ready for bed, but it's going to take a long, long time to say goodnight! . . . " Book weight approx. 205g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 8.46 AUD
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