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Sydney, N.S.W., Australia ABC Books 1997 0733305644 / 9780733305641 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Shaun Tan 
211pp., b/white illustrations by Shaun Tan. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, with a hint of tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. An anthology of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Elizabeth Gaskell, Ambrose Bierce, Saki (H.H. Munro), H.G. Wells, Guy de Maupassant, W.W. Jacobs, Hume Nisbet, P. Schuyler Miller, Francis Flagg, Gary Crew and 'Anonymous'. Suggested level: Secondary students. Book weight approx. 270g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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BLOOD SONG : The First Book of Lharmell, Hart, Rhiannon
2 Hart, Rhiannon BLOOD SONG : The First Book of Lharmell
Australia Random House 2011 1742750966 / 9781742750965 First Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
290pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, mild 'crinkle' to rear free endpaper. Illustrated card wrapper has tiny corner crease to rear panel. "Already her black hair and pale eyes mark her out as different, but now Zeraphina must be even more careful to keep her secret safe. Craving blood is not considered normal behaviour for anyone, let alone a princess . . . " Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 13.66 AUD
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3 Lassieur, Allison BEFORE THE STORM: American Indians Before The Europeans
New York Facts on File 1998 0816036519 / 9780816036516 First Edition Laminated Boards Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
x, 150 pp., b/w illustrations and maps throughout. No dustjacket. Pages clean, book square and tight. Laminated boards have foredge corners bumped and very minor scuffing. A volume in 'Library of American Indian History' series for young adults. Contents include: People of Paradise Lost, Woodland Realm, Mysteries of Mounds, Keepers of Plains, Spirits of Deserts, Salmon Hunters, Land of Ice and Snow, more. Book weight approx. 400g. 
Price: 10.02 AUD
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BURNING FOR REVENGE.    (Signed Copy), Marsden, John
4 Marsden, John BURNING FOR REVENGE. (Signed Copy)
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Macmillan 1997 0732908973 / 9780732908973 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed and Signed By Author
274pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Short inscription, 'Maeve, happy wishes!', signed by author John Marsden, on half-title page. Previous owner's stamp (with handwritten name within) and small black texta square to ffep., faint offset from same to half-title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. Book Five in the popular 'Tomorrow' series for young adults. "Ellie and her friends have stared defeat in the face. They have felt its hot breath. They have been bashed and battered by it, brought to breaking point. Now it's time to hit back. Now it's time to come out fighting. Now they really are burning for revenge!" Book weight approx. 470g. 
Price: 27.32 AUD
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London Michael Joseph (Penguin Group) 2008 0718153820 / 9780718153823 First Edition, 1st Impression Hardcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvii, + 365pp., colour-plate art illustrations throughout (various artists). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Embossed, art-illustrated boards trivially bumped only. Textblock clean and unmarked. Stories from history's pages - true stories of courage, overcoming adversity, comradeship, always standing by your friends, reaching goals, facing death . . . These stories have one common thread - they are chosen to inspire and encourage boys to become good men . . . Book weight approx. 960g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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SHIVER, Stiefvater, Maggie
6 Stiefvater, Maggie SHIVER
New York Scholastic Press 2009 0545123267 / 9780545123266 First Edition, 3rd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
392pp. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over lightly bumped spine. Blind-stamped decoration on plain white boards. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Christopher Stengel), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Young adult paranormal fiction, summary thus: "In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to the unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity." Contents include: Prelims., 67 chapters, more. Book weight approx. 540g. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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AT SEVENTEEN, Walters, Celeste
7 Walters, Celeste AT SEVENTEEN
St Lucia, Queensland, Australia University of Queensland Press 2008 0702236209 / 9780702236204 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
205pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed only. "Forced to board in her final years at school, Catherine struggles to fit in and feels awkward and different. But then a collection of words and pictures left by her grandmother helps her to piece together a tragic family secret. The more she learns about the past, the more she learns about herself . . . " Book weight approx. 220g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.75 AUD
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THE WITCHES OF BARGUZIN, Wayne, Kyra Petrovskaya
8 Wayne, Kyra Petrovskaya THE WITCHES OF BARGUZIN
Stanmore, NSW, Australia Cassell Australia 1977 0726992631 / 9780726992636 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
188pp. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over mildly bumped spine. Plain blue boards very good. Textblock lightly tanned, else leaves unmarked. Art-illustrated (Astra Dick), loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, nipped at heel of spine, else good. Young adult fiction, by Russian-born American author Kyra Petrovskaya Wayne, set in Siberia and featuring characters with such names as Marfa, her child Lubasha, Trofim the holy hermit, Elena, a political exile, and her son Vasily . . . 18 chapters. Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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9 Wolfe, Charles K. MAHALIA JACKSON
New York Chelsea House Publishers 1990 1555466613 / 9781555466619 First Edition Laminated Boards Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
103pp., b/w illustrations throughout. A volume in the 'American Women of Achievement' series, for young adults. No dustjacket, as issued. Book square and tight, pages clean. Illustrated boards have minor corner bumps, minimal scuffing, else good. The life, in word and picture, of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. Contents include: We're on CBS, Pinching Town, Going to Chicago, South side dreams, 'World's greatest gospel singer', 'I'm going to live the life I sing about', selected discography, more. Book weight approx. 450g. 
Price: 10.02 AUD
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