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Australian Literature:Children's Books

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Doctor with Wings, Aldous, Allan
1 Aldous, Allan Doctor with Wings
Leicester Brockhampton Press First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo Roger Payne 
126 pp. Considerable general and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Light general and edgewear to boards. Foxing to edges of text block and endpapers. Remains of prize sticker or bookplate still attached to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations, includiong a map of Flying Doctor bases, in the text. Children's Fiction: Set in Outback Australia. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Australian Broadcasting Commission Listening Time: Kindergarten of the Air Stories and Verses
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1964 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Margaret Horder 
120 pp. Dust jacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped but has edgewear including discolouration and chipping. Small splotch to inside back panel of dj matches small splotch on back board. Tiny piece missing from lower edge of back board. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Dog Called George, Balderson, Margaret
3 Balderson, Margaret A Dog Called George
London Oxford University Press 1976 0192713744 / 9780192713742 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Nikki Jones 
167 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Light edgewear to boards. Faint foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Children's Fiction: Set in Canberra. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Ulysses' Father, Behrend, Felix
4 Behrend, Felix Ulysses' Father
Melbourne F. W. Cheshire 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair Octavo Anthony Harvey 
84 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, uncluding chips, short tears, discolouration, and considerable nibbling along the fold covering the binding's lower (rear) edge (the book's covers themselves, including the edges, are clean, bright, and entirely unaffected by whatever caused the damage to the dj). Prev. owner's gift note inked to front free endpaper. A few extremely faint splotches to upper and lower edges of text block. Three or four very shallow dents to fore edge. Internally bright, clean, unmarked, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings throughout. "Dr Felix Behrend, a professor of mathematics always captivated by mythology, retells in this charming book Greek myths, especially those about Ulysses and his lineage, for young readers and for young hearers." 
Price: 250.00 AUD
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Bianca & Roja, Brinsmead, Hesba
5 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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Nunga, Center, Rus
6 Center, Rus Nunga
Kenthurst NSW Roo Books / Kangaroo Press 1989 086417019X / 9780864170194 Reprint Paperback Good Duodecimo Margaret Senior 
104 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w drawings. "The adventures of an Aboriginal girl and boy who clash with the tribal laws at the time of the arrival of the first Europeans in Victoria." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Nowhere to Hide, Clark, Mavis Thorpe
7 Clark, Mavis Thorpe Nowhere to Hide
Melbourne Lansdowne Press 1969 0701800704 / 9780701800703 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Genevieve Melrose 
188 pp. Light general and edgewear, including small tears and chips, to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to board edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations. Children's Fiction: Set in South Gippsland during WWII. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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A Date with Destiny, Cooke, Mervyn A.
8 Cooke, Mervyn A. A Date with Destiny
Croydon Victoria Longmans 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Richard Ressom 
161 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Very light wear to board edges and spine ends. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Children's Fiction: A sea journey from the port of Melbourne to Yanchep, Western Australia. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Lost Diamonds of Killiecrankie, Crew, Gary
9 Crew, Gary The Lost Diamonds of Killiecrankie
Port Meboume Lothian Books 1999 0850918006 / 9780850918007 Reprint Paperback Very Good Quarto Peter Gouldthorpe 
Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "A romping read which I found nigh impossible to put down." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Children of the Dark People: An Australian Story for Young Folk, Dalby, Frank
10 Dalby, Frank Children of the Dark People: An Australian Story for Young Folk
Sydney Angus & Robertson Australia 1979 0207132941 / 9780207132940 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket as issued Octavo Pixie O'Harris 
174 pp. Previous owner's gift note to front pastedown. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally bright, clean, unmarked; solidly bound. Children's Fiction: Set in Aboriginal Australia 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Spirit Wind, Fatchen, Max
11 Fatchen, Max The Spirit Wind
London and Sydney Methuen and Hicks Smith 1974 Third Impression Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Stubley, Trevor 
155 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Book is bright, clean, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings in the text. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Bollygum, Fleming, Garry
12 Fleming, Garry Bollygum
Weldon Kids 1998 1875875085 / 9781875875085 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally bright, clean, unmarked; solidly bound. "Amongst our forests and woodlands there are untouched pockets where time stands still. This is a story of one such place and the creatures that dwell in its valley." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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13 Goetze, Jutta Dolphins Dance
Fitzroy Victoria Australia Black Dog Books 2000 1876372028 / 9781876372026 First Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
115 pp. Very light general wear to illustrated wraps. Internally as new. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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14 Greenwood, Mark The Legend of Moondyne Joe
Crawley, Western Australia Cygnet Books / University of Western Australia Press 2002 1876268700 / 9781876268701 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket as issued 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Frané Lessac 
Unpaginated. Very slight wear to base of spine; spine sunned; small crease on first page. Illustrated laminated boards, illustrated endpapers. "...the story of the greatest escape artist of Australia's convict era..." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Pochetto Coat, Greenwood, Ted
15 Greenwood, Ted The Pochetto Coat
Richmond Hutchinson Group (Australia) 1978 0091308801 / 9780091308803 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Ron Brooks 
71 pp. A little edgewear to unclipped dustjacket and boards. Internally unmarked, bright and clean. Solidly bound. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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The Quest of Prince Ferdinand, Hale, Jessie
16 Hale, Jessie The Quest of Prince Ferdinand
New York Vantage Press 1985 0533061822 / 9780533061822 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo Christina Nair Signed by Author
44 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dj, including rubbing, wrinkling and a ragged, but mostly closed, tear on the upper panel near the backstrip. Signed by author on ffep, along with additional note in same hand on rear flap of dw. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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17 Kidd, Diana Onion Tears
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1999 `0207170282 Reprint Paperback Very Good Duodecimo 
71 pp. Very light wear to illustrated wraps. Three or four very small splotches to upper edge of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Thalia the Failure, Klein, Robin
18 Klein, Robin Thalia the Failure
Sydney Ashton Scholastic 1984 0868960608 / 9780868960609 First Paperback Near Fine 12 mo Rhyll Plant 
50 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Happy Bush, Larsen, Heather
19 Larsen, Heather The Happy Bush
Dee Why West Paul Hamlyn 1972 0600070174 / 9780600070177 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Folio Mullins, Patricia 
Light general and edgewear to illustrated boards. Corners a little worn and bumped. Spine lightly sunned. Internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Oxford Companion to Australian Children's Literature, Lees, Stella, and Pam MacIntyre
20 Lees, Stella, and Pam MacIntyre The Oxford Companion to Australian Children's Literature
The Softback Preview 1993 0195535928 / 9780195535921 Reprint Soft Cover Good Octavo 
vii, 485 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated covers. Crease to upper corner of front cover. Shallow reading crease to spine, but binding is solid throughout. Some scuffing and a light stain to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked. Black and white illustrations. Alphabetical listings, bibliography, and appendix (Children's Book of the Year and Picture Book of the Year awards). 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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