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Children's Literature:Picture Books

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1 Cockcrow! An Animal Families Mix and Match Book
Germany Ragged Bears 1992 1857140133 / 9781857140132 First English Language Thin Card Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Barbel Skarabela 
Children's picture flip-card book. Very good internally, some wear to front and back cover. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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2 The Baby and Toddler Treasury
London Penguin / Viking 2000 0670893501 / 9780670893508 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
128 pp. Abridged version of "The Puffin Baby and Toddler Treasury" Viking 1998. Fine except for slightest edgewear (tiny wrinkles) to dustwrapper (now protected) and a small wrinkle to the front flyleaf. Classic poems and stories for the smallest children. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 The Oxford Nursery Book
Oxford Oxford University Press 1995 0192781294 / 9780192781291 First Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Ian Beck 
96 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not clipped, but has very light edgewear. Book is very good except for some staining and pen marks on the rear free endpaper. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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4 Aiken, Conrad A Little Who's Zoo of Mild Animals
London Jonathan Cape 1977 0224013513 / 9780224013512 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
Unpaginated (30 pp). Light edgewear to illustrated boards. Spine slightly discoloured. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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5 Almqvist, Bertil The Vasa Saga
Belgium Bonniers Junior Forlag AB 1990 9148390933 / 9789148390938 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
23 pp. Corners of illustrated laminated boards a little bumped. Internally unmarked, bright and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Anno's USA, Anno, Mitsumasa
6 Anno, Mitsumasa Anno's USA
London The Bodley Head 1983 0370305701 / 9780370305707 First British Edition Hard Cover Good Quarto 
Unpaginated. Light general and edgewear to illustrated boards. Corners lightly bumped. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. The wordless pages begin with a lone boatsman, and end with two pages of text, which list a few of the things the keen observer can spot: "children's book characters from Where the Wild Things Are, Make Way for Ducklings, the Little House books, Millions of Cats, the Rabbits' Wedding, The Wizard of Oz, Harry the Dirty Dog and many more; the paintings of George Bingham, Grant Wood, Winslow Homer, Whistler and Wyeth, and a special favourite, Edward Hicks's The Peaceable Kingdom; there are scenes from the film epics Gone with the Wind, Shane and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral; and of course America's famous landmarks, from The Capitol Building in Washington to Preservation Hall in New Orleans." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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7 Anno, Mitsumasa Dr. Anno's Magical Midnight Circus
New York John Weatherhill 1979 0834820110 / 9780834820111 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
27 pp. Very faint scratches to illustrated boards. Previous owner's inked name to ffep. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Belonging, Baker, Jeannie
8 Baker, Jeannie Belonging
London Walker Books Ltd 2004 0744592275 / 9780744592276 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
Faint creases (publishing flaw) to front board. All else as new. Collages showing the evolution of an Australian city neighbourhood. "People are discovering the need to nurture and be nurtured by the unique character of the place where they live. It takes time, as this book shows. But by understanding the land on which we live and by caring for it, we can choose between just having a place to live and belonging to a living home." -- Jeannie Baker 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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9 Ball, Sara Somewhere in Africa - A Mix-And-match Book
Germany Ragged Bears 1987 First Thus Thin Card Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Flip-card book. "You can arrange 343 unusual combinations, and there are signs indicating the correct combination." Spiral-bound. Very light general wear to front and rear covers, very good internally. Scarce. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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10 Brothers Grimm Rumpelstiltskin
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1967 Cloth Good+ Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Jacqueline Ayer 
Unpaginated. Small stain to ffep and back edge of DW. Shadow of a pricetag on front of DW. Edges of book and DW are worn. Interior is beautiful -- clean, bright, unwrinkled. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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11 Brown, Ken Why Can't I Fly?
London Doubleday 1990 0385412096 / 9780385412094 First Hard Cover Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Unpaginated. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped. Small tear/splotch to two pages, otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Fairy Tale about Ivan the Son of the Czar, the Firebird and about the Grey Wolf, Burkatovskij, Etienne
12 Burkatovskij, Etienne The Fairy Tale about Ivan the Son of the Czar, the Firebird and about the Grey Wolf
Ascom GmbH 1986 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
Unpaginated [24 pgs]. A little light wear to illustrated boards; upper corners just slightly bumped. Internally bright, clean and solidly bound, with just a few shallow thumbing creases. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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A Penguin for Poppy, Burt, Denise
13 Burt, Denise A Penguin for Poppy
Blackburn, Vic Childerset 1981 0 909404 77 1 / 9780909404772 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Octavo Ron Ryan (photography) 
Unpaginated. Tiny bumps and dents to edges of illustrated boards. All else bright, clean, solidly bound. A story of southern Australia's fairy penguins, illustrated with beautiful colour photos of the little penguins waddling ashore in the evenings. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Lobster Quadrille, Carroll, Lewis
14 Carroll, Lewis Lobster Quadrille
Sydney Collins Australia 1989 0732248760 / 9780732248765 First Australian Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto John Anthony King 
Ends of spine worn and bumped. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound, with just a few pages having light reading creases.. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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15 Catterwell, Thelma Aldita and the Forest
Melbourne Dent 1988 0867700858 / 9780867700855 First Pictorial Boards Very Good Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Derrick Stone 
Unpaginated. Small tear to front flap of DW (now protected). DW unclipped. Gift inscription to ffep. Children's picture book about a koala in Morwell National Park, Gippsland, Victoria (Australia). Watercolour illustrations of the surrounding fauna and flora. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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16 Cole, Joanna Night Time Animals as Large as Life
London Walker Books 1985 0744502403 / 9780744502404 First Hard Cover Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Kenneth Lilly 
Unpaginated. Illustrated boards have one or two very small dents along edges, otherwise clean, bright and unbumped. Light wear to base of spine. Interior is unmarked, unwrinkled and tightly bound. "Every animal in this unique book is shown life-size.... All of them are described in a short text perfectly suited to young children, and more detailed information is provided in a special section of Natural History Notes." Companion to the author and illustrator's "Daytime Animals". 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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17 Crane, Walter Baby's Own Aesop
London The Bodley Head 1982 Facsimile Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Slipcase, Good) Octavo 
Originally published by Routledge, London, 1887. This facsimile edition reproduced from The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, Toronto Public Library by Holp Shuppan, Publishers, Tokyo 1982. Light rubbing to a small spot on back cover. Previous owner's inked name to front pastedown, otherwise internally as new. Slipcase is Good, with light general wear and sticker residue to the back. Fabulous Walter Crane illustrations ("engraved and printed in colours by Edmund Evans"). 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Fish for Breakfast, Cresp, Gael
18 Cresp, Gael Fish for Breakfast
Montrose, Vic Benchmark 2002 1876615044 / 9781876615048 First Fine No Jacket Quarto Anna Pignataro 
A Windy Hollow Book. "In possum hat and gumboots, Rebecca collects bait for her first fishing lesson, until a short-sighted sea-eagle spies her. Suddenly, she is carried away, up, up, up into a nest high in the hills." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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19 Dale, Kim What Am I?
Melbourne Lothian 1999 0734400446 / 9780734400444 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
"A giant lift-the-flap guessing-game book for the very young." Internally in excellent condition but for prev. owner's inscription to ffep. Boards in very good condition, only a bit of edgewear at corners and spine. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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20 De Hamel, Joan Hemi's Pet
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1986 0207151733 / 9780207151736 Reprint Paperback Very Good Square Octavo Christine Ross 
38 pp. (unpaginated). Light general wear to illustrated wraps. Slight curl to corners. Faint foxing to reverse of wrappers; small smudge to base of first page. Otherwise internally unmarked, unwrinkled, solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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