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Children's Literature:Non-Fiction

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21 Miller, Cameron & Falla, Dominique Woodlore
NSW Australia Omnibus Books 1994 1862911681 / 9781862911680 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket, as Issued 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Falla, Dominique 
Unpaginated. Small, tidy dent to back board; publisher's sticker ("Great Australian Childrens Books") to front board (could be easily removed). Inscribed by author and illustrator on half title page. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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My Golden Library of Animal Stories from Australia and New Zealand Volume 2, Morris, Jill, and Diana Peterson
22 Morris, Jill, and Diana Peterson My Golden Library of Animal Stories from Australia and New Zealand Volume 2
Gladesville NSW Golden Press 1979 0855585099 / 9780855585099 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Quarto Richardson, Rich 
173 pp. General and edgewear to boards.Spine ends frayed, tear and creasing to ffep. A couple of faint stains to half-title, otherwise unmarked; solidly bound.Contents: Percy the peaceful Platypus, Honey the sugar glider, Kolo the bush Koala, Harry the Hairy-Nosed Wombat. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Fishing for Islands: Traditional Boats and Seafarers of the Pacific, Nicholson, John
23 Nicholson, John Fishing for Islands: Traditional Boats and Seafarers of the Pacific
St Leonards NSW Allen & Unwin 2002 1864485906 / 9781864485905 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Quarto 
40 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. ""How would you like to cross the Pacific Ocean, a journey thousands of kilometres long, in a homemade boat?" 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Gold!: The Fascinating Story of Gold in Australia, Nicholson, John
24 Nicholson, John Gold!: The Fascinating Story of Gold in Australia
St Leonards NSW Allen & Unwin 1994 186373676 | X First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
32 pp. A little unobtrusive scuffing to illustrated boards. Corners bumped. Previous owner’s details inked to front free endpaper; prev. owner's sticker to half title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Homemade Houses: Traditional Homes from Many Lands, Nicholson, John
25 Nicholson, John Homemade Houses: Traditional Homes from Many Lands
St Leonards, NSW Allen & Unwin 1994 186373516X / 9781863735162 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
40 pp. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. All else as new. "Tents, yurts, igloos, mudhifs, fales, minkas, log houses, Queenslanders -- This book celebrates the ingenuity and diversity of homemade houses." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Mighty Murray, Nicholson, John
26 Nicholson, John The Mighty Murray
St Leonards, NSW Allen & Unwin 2002 1865085642 / 9781865085647 Reprint Hard Cover Fine No Jacket Quarto 
48 pp. Sticker, The Children's Book Council of Australia Short-Listed Book, to front cover. "What to do about the Murray is a question for all Australians." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The State of the Planet, Nicholson, John
27 Nicholson, John The State of the Planet
St Leonards, NSW Allen & Unwin 2000 1865080160 / 9781865080161 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
48 pp. A little unobtrusive scuffing to illustrated covers. All else as new. "Read this book and act on it -- for the sake of the planet" 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Birthday of Little Jesus, North, Sterling
28 North, Sterling The Birthday of Little Jesus
Manchester World Distributors (Manchester) 1953 First English Hard Cover Good Fair Quarto Valenti Angelo 
General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Chips and small tears at spine ends and corners. Long curved tear with loss and creasing to dj's back panel. Considerable edgewear, mostly light rubbing, to boards. Prev. owner's inked name to front pastedown. Small stains to two or three pages and faint discolouration to fore edges of most pages. Solidly bound. Beautiful illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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29 Oxford Scientific Films House Mouse
New York G.P Putnam's Sons 1978 0399206205 / 9780399206207 First American Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but is a little discoloured and chipped along the edges.. Boards very slightly canted, endpapers a little creased, otherwise excellent internally. Big colour photos throughout. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Grass Eaters (Real Animals series), Paulsen, Gary
30 Paulsen, Gary The Grass Eaters (Real Animals series)
London Macdonald-Raintree Childrens Books 1979 0356059995 / 9780356059990 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo Kathy Goff 
49 pp. Very light general wear; first two pages creased. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w drawings. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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31 Readers Digest Animals Can Be Almost Human
Pleasantville, New York The Readers Digest Association Inc. 1979 0895770695 / 9780895770691 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
416 pp. Scratch to rear of laminated pictorial boards. Slight yellowing to top edge of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Australian Birds - True Life Stories, Reilly, Pauline
32 Reilly, Pauline Australian Birds - True Life Stories
Kenturst Kangaroo Press 1989 0 86417 269 9 / 9780864172693 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Square Octavo Rolland, Will 
128 p. Corners a little bumped. Light general and edgewear to illustrated boards. Previous owner's name tidily inked to front pastedown. Internally unmarked, uncreased. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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33 Sidgwick, Mrs. Alfred Peeps at Many Lands. Germany
London Adam and Charles Black 1911 Reprint Hard Cover Good No Jacket Duodecimo L. Burleigh Bruhl, Arthur C. Bell, Allan Stewart 
vii, 88. General and edgewear, including a few short tears along the spine, to red cloth boards. Edges of text block a little soiled. One section a little loose. Inked notations to all eps. "Bungowannah Public School 1913" inked to fep. A few faint splotches to pages, but no markings. Illustrated w/ sketch map of Germany and twelve colour plates. Edition for Schools. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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34 Stewart, Robin Darwin's Tortoise: The amazing true story of Harriet, the world's oldest living creature
Melbourne Black Inc. 2005 1863953736 / 9781863953733 First Paperback Very Good + Octavo Anna Crichton Inscribed by Author
150 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated wrappers. Internally as new. Inscribed by Robin Stewart on the title page. Colour illustrations, including map of Harriet's voyages. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Drake at Cadiz (Famous Events series), Uden, Grant
35 Uden, Grant Drake at Cadiz (Famous Events series)
London Macdonald 1969 First Clothbound Good Good 12 mo William Randall 
96 pp. Lower edge of unclipped dustjacket slightly nibbled; light wear to upper edge and front panel. Foxing to edges of text block and on a few page margins. Faint erasure marks to front free endpaper. Line drawings in the text; glossary. History 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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