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Vintage

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Children's Literature:Vintage

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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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A Dog Called George, Balderson, Margaret
2 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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Gold in the Taiga, Braumann, Franz. Translated by Joyce Emerson
3 Braumann, Franz. Translated by Joyce Emerson Gold in the Taiga
London Oxford University Press 1967 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good Octavo Ulrich Schramm 
201 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Faint yellowing and a little foxing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Slightly musty. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings in the text. Children's Fiction: Set in the Siberian wilderness. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Longtime Passing, Brinsmead, Hesba
4 Brinsmead, Hesba Longtime Passing
London, Sydney, Melbourne Angus & Robertson 1982 0207122768 / 9780207122767 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
183 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little wear to upper and lower board edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Children's Fiction: Set in the Blue Mountains of NSW. Winner of The Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year award for 1973. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Someplace Beautiful, Brinsmead, Hesba
5 Brinsmead, Hesba Someplace Beautiful
Lane Cove NSW Hodder & Stoughton 1986 0340357762 / 9780340357767 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo Betina Ogden 
151 pp. General and edgewear, including chips, creases, and short tears, to unclipped dustjacket. Wear to upper and lower edges of red cloth boards (bright, clean, and square) and spine ends. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Children's Fiction. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Triple Bar, Cannam, Peggie
6 Cannam, Peggie Triple Bar
London Lutterworth 1957 Second Impression Hard Cover Good Good 12mo Geoffrey Whittam 
179 pp. General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Foxing to edges of text block. Small bookseller's sticker (Robertson & Mullens) to front pastedown. Slightly musty. A little foxing to outer edges of page margins, otherwise internally clean, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings in the text. Children's Fiction: Horses. 
Price: 20.00 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 Otterbury Incident, Day Lewis, Cecil
9 Day Lewis, Cecil The Otterbury Incident
London Putnam 1963 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good Ex-Library Octavo Edward Ardizzone 
147 pp. General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Closed tear to front panel of dustjacket, a little chipping to edges. Small bookseller's sticker (The Little Bookroom, Melbourne) to front free endpaper. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Library stamps and sticker residue to front free endpaper. More sticker residue and library impedimenta to rear free endpaper and rear dustjacket flap. One or two library stamps in the text. Otherwise internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings in the text. Children's Fiction. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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There, far beyond the river, Korinetz, Juri. Translated from the German by Anthea Bell
10 Korinetz, Juri. Translated from the German by Anthea Bell There, far beyond the river
London The Children's Book Club 1974 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Octavo 
188 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light edgewear to boards. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Children's Fiction: Set in the Russian countryside. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Jade Amulet, Linton, Adelin
11 Linton, Adelin The Jade Amulet
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Frederick Catherwood 
146 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little edgewear to green cloth boards. Black-and-white engravings in the text. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Children's Fiction: Adventure set in Yucatan. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Peppino, Martin, David
12 Martin, David Peppino
Hutchinson 1983 0091482100 / 9780091482107 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Guy Mirabella 
199 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated covers. Light wear to spine ends. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Children's Fiction: Set in Italy and then near the River Murray, the three stories relate the adventures of an Italian boy in his own country and in Australia. Contains Peppino Says Goodbye, Peppino Turns His Luck, and Peppino in the Tobacco War. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Darkness under the Hills, Scott, Bill
13 Scott, Bill Darkness under the Hills
London Oxford University Press 1981 0195542746 / 9780195542745 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good Octavo A. M. Hicks 
176 pp. General and edgewear, including a messy short tear from upper spine into front cover, to unclipped dustjacket. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Considerable wear to ends of spine and board corners. Boards are otherwise undamaged and clean, with bright gilt lettering to spine. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations, including a map, in the text. CBC sticker to front cover. Includes pronunciation guide and glossary. Children's Fiction: A continuation of the adventures of Scott's earlier protagonist, Boori. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Patterson's Track, Spence, Eleanor
14 Spence, Eleanor Patterson's Track
Melbourne Oxford University Press 1967 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo Alison Forbes 
165 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing to edges of text block. A little foxing and offsetting to endpapers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Children's Fiction: Set in "Booralee, seventy miles north of Sydney". 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Undercover Secret, Thiele, Colin
15 Thiele, Colin The Undercover Secret
Adelaide Rigby 1982 0727016350 / 9780727016355 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
133 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little sunning/staining (it's unclear which) to edges of blue cloth boards. Some light wear to ends of spine. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Children's Fiction: Set in Adelaide during the Great Depression. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Uncle Gustav's Ghosts, Thiele, Colin
16 Thiele, Colin Uncle Gustav's Ghosts
Adelaide Rigby Opal Books 1974 0851798187 / 9780851798189 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
143 pp. A little edgewear to unclipped dustjacket, unobtrusive water stain to lower edge of dustjacket's back panel. Very light general and edgewear to boards. Faint offsetting to endpapers. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Children's Fiction: Set in a South Australian farming community located near Nagala. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Friend Monkey, Travers, P. L.
17 Travers, P. L. Friend Monkey
Collins 1972 0001952404 / 9780001952409 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo Charles Keeping (frontis) 
283 pp. Light general and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Considerable foxing to upper edge of text block. Boards bright and clean. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Children's Fiction: Set in England in 1897. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The River and the Road, Wright, Judith
18 Wright, Judith The River and the Road
Melbourne Lansdowne 1966 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
139 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine sunned. Foxing to edges of text block. Foxing and sticker residue to endpapers. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Children's Fiction: Set in the days of coaches and gold prospecting in a small township along the Great North Road from Sydney. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Doctor with Wings, Aldous, Allan
Doctor with Wings
Aldous, Allan
15.00 AUD

Nowhere to Hide, Clark, Mavis Thorpe
Nowhere to Hide
Clark, Mavis Thorpe
75.00 AUD

A Dog Called George, Balderson, Margaret
A Dog Called George
Balderson, Margaret
16.00 AUD

A Date with Destiny, Cooke, Mervyn A.
A Date with Destiny
Cooke, Mervyn A.
30.00 AUD

Darkness under the Hills, Scott, Bill
Darkness under the Hills
Scott, Bill
14.00 AUD

 
 


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