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Children's Literature:Fiction

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1 A. A. Milne Stories of Winnie-The-Pooh - Together with Favourite Poems
London Dean & Son 1992 0603550606 / 9780603550607 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket as Issued 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Ernest H. Shepard 
96pp. "...a unique collection of six of the most famous stories with poems from one of the all-time classics of literature for the very young." Internally in excellent condition but for ink inscription to ffep. Boards with only very minor edgewear at spine. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Flying Trunk and Other Stories, Andersen, Hans Christian. English version by Naomi Lewis
2 Andersen, Hans Christian. English version by Naomi Lewis Flying Trunk and Other Stories
London Andersen Press 1986 0862641470 / 9780862641474 First Thus Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
80 pp. Corners and spine ends of illustrated boards are very slightly bumped, with small chips to lower edges.Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Thumbing creases to lower page edges. Otherwise internally unmarked; solidly bound. Thirteen Andersen stories, illustrated by Jutta Asch, Janosch, Tomie dePaola, Philippe Dupasquier, Satoshi Kitamura, Inga Moore, Fulvio Testa, Ruth Brown, Michael Foreman, David McKee, Tony Ross, Ralph Steadman, Susan Varley. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 B.B. Ben the Bullfinch
London Hamish Hamilton 1968 First Thus Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall D.J. Watkins-Pritchford 
118pp. B&W illustrations. Scarce in this edition. Page edges foxed, very occasional foxing internally. Boards with light general wear, some edgewear (particularly at spine). Spine lightly yellowed. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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4 Barker, Cicely Mary Old Rhymes For All Times
London Blackie 1986 0216919584 / 9780216919587 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cicely Mary Barker 
91pp. Numerous b&w illustrations and some colour plates. "A delightful collection of both traditional nursery rhymes and verse by popular children's poets, such as Walter de la Mare, Eleanor Farjeon and Hilaire Belloc." Book itself is in excellent condition but for some light foxing to top page edge. Jacket has some light edgewear, particularly at the bottom near the spine. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Sons of the Steppe: The story of how the Conqueror Genghis Khan was overcome, Baumann, Hans. Trans. by Isabel and Florence McHugh
5 Baumann, Hans. Trans. by Isabel and Florence McHugh Sons of the Steppe: The story of how the Conqueror Genghis Khan was overcome
London Oxford University Press 1973 0192720473 / 9780192720474 First Thus Paperback Good 12 mo 
248pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Browning to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Eight pages unevenly cut at fore edge. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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6 Beattie, Desmond Adventures of Joan, Billy, Willy and Bobby
Gloucester Thornhill Press 1975 0904110249 / 9780904110241 First Hard Cover Very Good Good + Octavo V. Coverley-Price 
165 pp. Light edgewear (discolouration and tiny chips to corners) to unclipped dustjacket. Very light edgewear to orange boards. Light tanning to upper edge of text block. Two pages, uncut at the fore edge for approx. 1 cm, have been a little unevenly torn apart. Two or three thumb wrinkles internally, but unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Netta, Two Boys and a Bird, Bedford, H. Louisa
7 Bedford, H. Louisa Netta, Two Boys and a Bird
London The Religious Tract Society Decorative Cloth Good No Jacket 12mo - 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 
192 pp. No date, Attractive presentation slip (Union Sunday School, Noble Park) pasted to ffep, dated 1924. Moderate foxing throughout. Boards worn; narrow scratch-mark down the centre of pictorial front board. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Idjhil -- and the Land cried for its lost soul, Bell, Helen
8 Bell, Helen Idjhil -- and the Land cried for its lost soul
Crawley, Western Australia University of Western Australia Press 2003 1876268905 / 9781876268909 First Paperback Paperback Near Fine Quarto Helen Bell 
40 pp. A little faint scuffing to covers; corners very slightly creased. Internally as new. Includes references. "From earliest childhood Idjhil knew that he was destined to be a leader of his people. As his father and grandfather taught him traditional hunting skills, he savoured the joys and challenges of living a Nyungar way of life in the bush that was his home. Secure and content, Idjhil was unaware that his life was about to change forever. -- Idjhil is the moving story of a Western Australian Aboriginal boy who, at the age of nine, is taken from his family in accordance with the official government policy of the time. Although written as fiction, it is based on the memories and experiences of people still alive today." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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9 Biggs, Winifred, Editor The World's Best Stories for Boys and Girls Second Series
London Thomas Nelson and Sons Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Small Octavo Honor C. Appleton 
x, 314 pp. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine are just a little worn. Top edge tinted (dark green), fore-edge and bottom edge are bright and clean. Colour frontis, black-and-white drawings throughout. Includes works by Hugh Lofting, Washington Irving, Lafcadio Hearn, Padraic Colum, Peter Rosegger, Hans Anderson, Lucretia P. Hale, Zach. Topelius, Arthur Ransome, Kate M'Cosh Clark, Frieda A. Girdlestone, Edouard Laboulaye, Catherine Sinclair, Douglas Hyde, Carl Sandburg, Edmondo de Amicis, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Mary de Morgan, George W. Peck, F.V. Farmer, W.H. Barker and Cecilia Sinclair, Sarah Orne Jewett, Rose Fyleman, Fred, Maria Edgeworth, Any Steedman, Leo Tolstoy, L.M. Alcott. This selection was originally included in "The World's Best Stories for Children". 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Five on a Hike Together, Blyron, Enid
10 Blyron, Enid Five on a Hike Together
London Hodder and Stoughton 1956 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12 mo 
192 pp. General and edgewear to red boards. Edges of text block foxed; occasional foxing to page margins. Decorated eps; b/w drawings in text; black-white-red drawings in plates. 
Price: 5.00 AUD
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11 Blyton, Enid Bom the Little Toy Drummer.
Leicester Brockhampton Press 1956 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
60 pp. A few stains and scratches to bright illustrated boards. Corners bumped and frayed, as are ends of backpanel. Award ex libris (1957) pasted to ffep. Text block edges a little tanned. Overall tidy and attractive internally, although there are a few dog-ear creases and smudges 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Nature Tales: Old Thatch Series, Blyton, Enid
12 Blyton, Enid Nature Tales: Old Thatch Series
London Johnston, W&AK; GW Bacon Reprint Stapled Paperback Good 16mo 
64pp. No date. Enid Blyton Society webpage identifies this as a reprint of the first edition, published in 1948. B&W Illustrations throughout. Light foxing to page edges. First page with ink number, faded school stamp, owner's indentation stamp. Wraps worn with some light discolouration. The book is small and light; within Australia postage will be lowered to $3.50 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Secret Seven Fireworks, Blyton, Enid
13 Blyton, Enid Secret Seven Fireworks
Leicester Brockhampton Press 1959 First Edition Decorative Cloth Good Fair 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Burgess Sharrocks 
120 pp. Dustjacket price-clipped, worn, especially at edges, with several small chips missing. Small, light ink markings to front and back of dustjacket. Foxing to edges of text block. Long but closed tear to one leaf. Occasional foxing throughout. Binding is solid. Decorated eps; red-black-white drawings. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Bianca & Roja, Brinsmead, Hesba
14 Brinsmead, Hesba Bianca & Roja
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1990 0044421591 / 9780044421597 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
108 pp. Dustjacket, now protected, is very slightly wrinkled along the top. Corners of book are very slightly bumped. Internally unmarked, unwrinkled, tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Mr Midshipman Easy, Captain Marryat
15 Captain Marryat Mr Midshipman Easy
London Rylee Hard Cover Good Good 12 mo 
251 pp. Considerable general and edgewear to unclipped dj. Foxing to edges of text block; yellowing to page margins. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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Sidney Seeks Her Fortune, Christian, Catherine
16 Christian, Catherine Sidney Seeks Her Fortune
London Peal Press Hard Cover Good Good 12mo 
224 pp. Pages browned around the edges. DW creased and torn, but presents well in its protective covering. Note from the Melbourne Legacy Christmas Party, 1967, at Government House, Melbourne, and signed by the Governor of Victoria, Rohan Delacombe, and his wife, Joyce Delacombe, pasted to the front endpaper. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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17 Collodi, Carlo The Adventures of Pinocchio: The Story of A Puppet
Vancouver Simply Read Books 2002 0968876803 / 9780968876800 Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good + Quarto Iassen Ghiuselev 
149 pp. Tiny chips to corners of unclipped dw. Faint scuffing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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18 Dickens, Mary Angela, Percy Fitzgerald (ed.) Children's Stories from Dickens
London Tiger Books International 1990 1855010461 / 9781855010468 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Copping, Harold 
143 pp. Illustrated paper boards w/ 1/4 faux leather. Book is clean and square with only a little edgewear to extremities of backstrip. Internally clean and bright. B/w illustrations. "Retold by his Grand-daughter Mary Angela Dickens and others. With an Introduction by Percy Fitzgerald. Facsimile of an edition originally published by Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Boy Crusaders: A Story of the Days of Louis IX, Edgar, J. G.
19 Edgar, J. G. The Boy Crusaders: A Story of the Days of Louis IX
Edinburgh & London Gall & Inglis Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
283 pp. General and edgewear to cloth bevelled boards. Upper board and spine gilt stamped; lower board blindstamped. Aeg. Front eps split at hinge, showing mesh; binding is still solid. Foxing throughout; no other markings. Sunday-school prize inscription dated 1887 to reverse of ffep. A ripping yarn of the Crusades. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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20 Farrar, Frederic W. Julian Home: A Tale of College Life
London A. & C. Black 1896 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - 6¾" - 7¾" Tall 
431 pp. plus 16-page "Illustrated List of Boys' Books" by Dean Farrar, Ascott R. Hope, Andrew Home, Sir Clements R. Markham, Stanley Waterloo, Sir Walter Scott and others. Blue cloth boards with bright and clean art nouveau illustration to upper board and backstrip, in gilt, black, orange and blue. Some edgewear to corners and extremities of backstrip. Spine a little canted. Front eps rather messily split, showing mesh; binding is still solid. Foxing and discolouration to edges of text block. Prev. owner's elegantly inked name to reverse of frontis. A few scattered smudges in text. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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