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Children's Books
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The Wonder Book of Things To Do Indoors & Out of Doors
1 The Wonder Book of Things To Do Indoors & Out of Doors
London and Melbourne Ward, Lock & Co Cloth Over Boards Good+ No Jacket Quarto 
224 pgs. With seven colour plates and 250 illustrations. Corners and lower edges of cover are worn through to the board. Decorative endpapers; ffep is dog-eared and has tidy gift inscription in ink. Interior bright, unmarked, unwrinkled and tightly bound. Partial contents: Making model aeroplanes, camping, silhouette portraits, if you like boxing, the magic number nine, how to use a pantograph, electrical contrivances, the string and the button puzzle, better hockey, how to make scenery for model railways, be a better cricketer, some invisible inks, memory and speed test, some tricks with matches, the hectograph, walking on a newspaper, how to make a weather teller. And much, much more. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Anno's USA, Anno, Mitsumasa
2 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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How to Make Simple Boats, Barwell, Eve, and Keith Kail
3 Barwell, Eve, and Keith Kail How to Make Simple Boats
London Studio Vista London 1973 0289703387 / 9780289703380 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
68 pp. Light general and edgewear to boards. Corners bumped and chipped. Foxing to edges of text block. Faint pencil marks and sticker residue to rear endpapers. Very occasional stains in the text. Solidly bound. Black and white diagrams and drawings; colour photos. "You can make a model boat out of just about anything that floats -- paper, cardboard, matchboxes, wood, sticks, even grass. Start with a raft made from an eggbox, then try a catamaran using two plastic bottles, a polystyrene aircraft carrier and a submarine that really works. Read how to give your boat a name, flags, lanterns and a lifeboat, and she's ready to sail." The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Trucks and Trains, Emberley, Ed
4 Emberley, Ed Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Trucks and Trains
Boston New York London Little Brown & Company 2002 0316237868 / 9780316237864 First Paperback Very Good Landscape Octavo 
Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. Step-by-step instructions for children. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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How to Build with Old Boxes, Hamaton, T., T. Manzaroli, and B. Pike
5 Hamaton, T., T. Manzaroli, and B. Pike How to Build with Old Boxes
London Studio Vista 1973 0289702429 / 9780289702420 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
67 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated laminated boards. Corners a little bumped. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Light staining to rear endpapers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings and diagrams; colour photos. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Make Your Own Dinosaur out of Chicken Bones: Foolproof Instructions for Budding Paleontologists, McGowan, Christopher
6 McGowan, Christopher Make Your Own Dinosaur out of Chicken Bones: Foolproof Instructions for Budding Paleontologists
New York Harper Perennial 1997 0060952261 / 9780060952266 Reprint Paperback Very Good Large Octavo Julian Mulock 
144 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Detailed black-and-white drawings in the text. "With the help of some wire, glue, toothpicks, and other ordinary household items, the bones of three chickens become the vertebrae, legs, and skull of a Brontosaurus. McGowan also provides a wealth of information on dinosaur evolution and paleontological procedures, not to mention recipes for chicken soups and salads." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Puffing Billy's Fabulous First Day, Richards, Don and WEG
7 Richards, Don and WEG Puffing Billy's Fabulous First Day
Puffin' Along Productions 2003 0975105205 / 9780975105207 First Paperback Fine Quarto WEG 
As new. Includes quiz and drawings to colour. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, Van Allsburg, Chris
8 Van Allsburg, Chris The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1984 0395353939 / 9780395353936 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Quarto 
Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Very light wear to black cloth boards. Internally as new. "For those who have thought of themselves as unimaginative, this book will prove the opposite. Even the most reluctant imagination, when confronted by these drawings, will not be able to resist solving the mysteries of Harris Burdick." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Brownie Secrets by a Brown Owl & Her Tawny, Wilson, B.M, and Y.S. Baume
9 Wilson, B.M, and Y.S. Baume Brownie Secrets by a Brown Owl & Her Tawny
London Frederick Warne & Co 1960 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
83 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated boards. Foxing to eps and edges of text block. Black-and-white line drawings throughout, some of which are tidily coloured in. Some of the puzzles have been lightly pencilled in. Pictures, stories & games. Reprint of 1957 new edition. 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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