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Selected Poems of Henry Lawson - First, Limited Edition

By: N/A

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1918

Edition: First Limited Edition of 2000 Copies

Seller ID: 015007


Cloth has heavy wear to top and bottom edges. Browning to cloth, escpecially at top and bottom margins of front. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Foxing to feps and half-title page. Former owner's name to Dedication page - otherwise internally very clean and bright. Binding sound. So, fair on the outside and good on the inside. 122pp View more info

Budge and Betty Find Queen Zoolog

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Renwick of Otley:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010601


Undated (1936?). Boards have heavy wear to edges with cloth worn through to boards in several places. Foxing to edges of page-block. Gift inscription dated 1936 to 'This Book Belongs To' box. Moderate foxing to pasted downs and endpapers. A few scatterd marks to page margins - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Unpaginated View more info

Wonder Tales of Maoriland

By: A. W. Reed

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017543


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear, some browning and four small (less than 1cm) tears on top edge. Light wear to cloth. Some foxing to edges of page-block. Internally very clean and bright. Binding tight. 59pp View more info

The Right to an Answer

By: Anthony Burgess

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012324


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear, moderate foxing plus several small tears (mainly to top edge). Light wear to cloth. Foxing to edges of page-block. Light to moderate foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 255pp View more info

Lysistrata

By: Aristophanese

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, Hartsdale House:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013446


Jacket has heavy general wear, several very small tears. a few small losses to top edge plus a 2cm taped tear to top front. Jacket has moderate foxing and a red watermark to upper rear of inside of jaacket. Light wear to cloth. Light foxxing to pastedowns and feps - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Undated (1945?) 114pp POSTAGE WITHIN AUSTRALIA $6 View more info

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Expedition to Earth: The First Collection of Short Stories by Arthur C. Clarke

By: Arthur C. Clarke

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick and Jackson: 1954

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 009626


Clipped jacket has heavy wear, foxing and moderate losses. Moderate wear to cloth. Lean to spine. Foxing to edges of page-block. Age-toning to endpapers - otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 167pp View more info

In Summer Isles

By: Burton Dibbs

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019197


Cloth has moderate to heavy wear with bumping to corners and ends of spine. Some fraying to head of spine. Rought cut page edges evenly browned. Some foxing to preliminaries and last few pages but otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Appears to be inscribed by the author thus: 'James A. B. Dibbs from his Mother 1922'. 266pp plus Autumn Announcements. View more info

Spadarvet

By: Carl Larsson and Lennart Rudstrom

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Bonniers: 1973

Edition: Reprint of 1966 Edition

Seller ID: 001431


Boards worn and marked with heavy bumping to lower right corners. Stain and heavy wear to cloth spine. Previous owner's dedication to FEP. Slight yellowing to page extremeties. Plates and text clean. Contains 26 full colour plates of Larsson illustrations c.1905. Swedish language. Unpaginated. View more info

The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights

By: Chagall, Marc; Compton, Susan P.; Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain); Shatskikh, Aleksandra

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Germany, Prestel Verlag: 1999

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012228


Light wear to jacket. Light foxing to top edge of page-block. Internally cllean. Binding tight. 161pp View more info

Johnno

By: David Malouf

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, Queensland, University of Queensland Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint with Corrections

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013364


Jacket has moderate general wear plus some small losses along fold of rear flap...insect damage. Associated 5mm stain to fore-edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. Signed 'David Malouf'. to title-page. 170pp View more info

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Ned Kelly: A play by Douglas Stewart.

By: Douglas Stewart

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Shepherd Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 018221


Jacket has heavy general wear plus some small tears and minor losses. Foxing to edges of page-block. Minimal foxing to feps and pastedowns. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 160pp View more info

Kemlo and the Satellite Builders

By: E. C. Eliott

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008663


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear, light foxing and some marks to rear. A 3cm tear to top rear of jacket adjacent to spine. Front of jacket presents as very good. Light wear to cloth. Moderate foxing to edges of page block. Former owner's name and date to half-title page.Light foxing to half-title page and last couple of pages - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 186pp View more info

The Gilded Bat

By: Edward Gorey

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018444


Jacket has light general wear plus two 1cm tears to rear top edge and a minor scrape to upper front. Offset foxing to feps only. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Unpaginated View more info

A Book of Nonsense - Facsimile Edition reproduced from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books: Toronto Public Library

By: Edward Lear

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Tokyo / London, Holp Shuppan / The Bodley Head: 1982

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 014987


Gilt page edges. Book very clean. Binding tight. Slipcase has light generl wear plus a cuple of tiny nicks to edge. Unpaginated. View more info

The Botanic Garden

By: Erasmus

Price: $100.00  $90.00

Publisher: Menston, Yorkshire, The Scolar Press: 1973

Edition: Facsimile Edition of 500 Numbered Copies

Seller ID: 015036


Glassine jacket has moderate general wear, creasing to spine and a small tear at head of spine. Cloth sunned to spine. Minor marks to edges of page-block. Some slacknes at hinges but binding sound. Internlly clean. Numbered 170 of 500 copies. 184pp View more info

Some British Ballads

By: Francis James Child et al

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1919

Seller ID: 019063


Cloth is very poor and there is a lot of internal foxing. Some of the pages are detached. However the tipped-in plates are in very good clean order. A couple have very minor folds to a corner. THE LORD RANDAL PLATE FACING PAGE 92 IS MISSING. Undated but c. 1919. 170pp...so basically 15 Rackham plates for AU$40. View more info

The Bee-Man of Orn

By: Frank R. Stockton

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 014976


Un-clipped jacket has moderate general wear plus creasing to spine. 1cm tear to top and bottom front edges plus a couple of tiny nicks to foot of spine. Light general wear to boards. Internally clean. Binding tight. 44pp View more info

Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School

By: Frank Richards

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Charles Skilton: 1948

Edition: Second Reprint of First Edition

Seller ID: 007962


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear, a few small tears and a couple of tiny losses. Protected in loose Mylar cover. Light wear to cloth. Minor foxing to edges of page block. Moderate foxing to preliminaries and rear pastedown - otherwise internally very clean. Original retailer's label to front pastedown. Binding tight. 232pp View more info

Illustrated British Ballads Volume II

By: George Barnett Smith

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004588


Boards have heavy wear. Chipping to bottom of spine and tear to top of spine. Bumping and fraying to corners. Scuff marks to top front. A few marks to rear. Partial splits to hinges. Heavy age-toning to edges of page block. Moderate to heavy foxing to preliminaries and last few page. Light sporadic internal foxing. Wonderful illustrations in good order. 384pp View more info

The Black Hawk

By: George E. Rochester

Price: $100.00  $90.00

Publisher: London, John Hamilton:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012279


Undated (1936). Clipped jacket has numerous small losses plus 5 old taped repairs. 2 stains to rear of jacket 1cm x 3cm and 2cm x 3cm. Photos available on request. Moderate wear to cloth. Foxing to edges of page-block. Moderate foxing to first few pages plus last page and pastedowns. Some further foxing to margins. Gift inscription dated 1937 to ffep. Pages 179 to 182 detached but extant. 220pp plus 38 pages of adverts. View more info

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Animal Farm

By: George Orwell

Price: $80.00  $72.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1954

Edition: First Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 019855


Jacket has heavy general wear and browning to spine. A 2cm x 6m loss and a 1cm x 1cm loss to front of jacket plus a few very small losses and some tears. Some foxing to edges of page-block. Foxing to pastedowns and feps, otherwise internally very clean. Binding tight. 108pp View more info

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Beyond Wonderland Hardcover (Grimm Fairy Tales)

By: Gregory, Raven; Brusha, Joe; Tedesco, Ralph

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Zenescope: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015300


Light general wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 156pp View more info

From Grave to Gay: A Volume of Selections from the Complete Poems of H. Cholmondeley-Pennell

By: H. Cholmondeley-Pennell

Price: $80.00  $72.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019103


Moderate wear to maroon cloth. Gilt to top edge of page-block. Foxing to other rough-cut edges. Heavy offset foxng to feps and light scattered foxing else...mainly to page-margins. But generally internally clean and bright. Pastedown appear to be replacements over a neat and effective repair to binding. So, binding is tight. 170pp plus advertisements. View more info

Historien om En Moder: Facsimile og Tekst / The Story of a Mother: Facsimile and Text

By: Hans Andersen

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Odense, Denmark, Udgivet AF, H. C. Andersens Hus: 1948

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011118


Jacket has moderate general wear, a small tears and some foxing. Book clean. Binding sound. 35pp Text in Danish and English.POSTAGE WITHIN AUSTRALIA $3 View more info

Den Lille havfrue: Facsimile og Tekst / The Little Mermaid: Facsimile and Text

By: Hans Andersen

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Odense, Denmark, Udgivet AF, H. C. Andersens Hus: 1951

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011119


Jacket has moderate general wear and some age-toning. Book clean. Binding sound. 122pp Text in Danish and English. REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM. View more info

A Little Primer of Tu Fu

By: Hawkes, David

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Renditions Paperbacks: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 014702


Covers have moderate general wear including some creases. Internally clean. Binding sound. 243pp View more info

The Camp-Fire

By: Henry Astbury Leveson " The Old Shekarry

Price: $100.00  $90.00

Publisher: London, Saunders, Otley and Co: 1868

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 008293


Green cloth has heavy wear ie. bumping and moderate fraying to corners, bumping and tears to foot of spine, bumping/chipping to heah of spine plus a 4cm tear to cloth along edge of spine at top front. Front board has a crack across it 2-4cm from bottom edge. This has caused some wrinkling to the cloth. Correspondingly, the paper on the front pastedown is split. Cloth detached from spine but held in place at rear hinge. Former owners' names to ffep. Light occasional foxin... View more info

The Ruby of Kishmoor

By: Howard Pyle

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Alhambra, California, C. F. Braun & Co: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005388


Light wear to boards. Age-toning and light foxing to edges of page block. Light to moderate foxing to pastedowns and feps only. Former owner's name and date to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Attractive read leather to spine and 1/4 of boards. Marbled paper to remainder. Two coloured plates and in sepia. 72pp plus plates. View more info

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: A Pop-Up Book

By: Ian Jones

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013559


Boards have moderate general wear and a few marks. There are some tears to the lower spine and 3cm section of the spine need to be re-pasted to the page-block but it's not detached. There are no pieces missing from the spine it just needs a little work. All the pop-ups and moving parts appear to be in good order except the revolving cogs mechanism which might be missing the turning tab and also need a repair. Unpaginated View more info

Last Tales

By: Isak Dinesen

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016241


Unclipped jacket has some minor age-toning to spine and top edge. A few small tears plus a miniscule loss to top rear, adjacent to spine. Light general wear to cloth. Foxing to edges of page-block. Former owner's name to ffep. Minor foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 405pp View more info

Polynesian Literature: Maori Poetry (Waiata and Tangi)

By: J. C. Andersen (Editor)

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New Plymouth, New Zealand, Thomas Avery & Sons: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017194


Covers have moderate general wear and some foxing. Foxing to edges of page-block. Light foxing to feps - other wise internally clean. Binding sound. 80pp View more info

The Admirable Crichton

By: J. M. Barrie

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017441


Light blue cloth has light general wear. Gilt lettering and decoration is bright. Foxing and general browning to edges of page-block. Foxing throughout. Heavier to preliminaries and last few pages. Lighter scattered foxing, mainly to margins. Sixteen tipped in clour plates are in very good order. Binding tight. Undated (1914?). 234pp View more info

Quality Street

By: J. M. Barrie

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017442


Light blue cloth has light general wear plus some sunning to rear. Gilt lettering and decoration is bright. Foxing and general browning to edges of page-block. Foxing throughout. Heavier to preliminaries and last few pages. Lighter scattered foxing, mainly to margins. Eighteen tipped in colour plates are in very good order. Binding tight. Undated. 197pp View more info

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Australia First and Last

By: J. M. Hosking

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: New South Wales, J. M. Hosking: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019181


Jacket has moderate general wear and a few very small tears. A couple of small nibbles to top edge of cloth. Offset foxing to feps, otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 140pp View more info

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Owls Do Cry

By: Janet Frame

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: 1961

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 011174


Jacket has moderate general wear and some foxing (most apparent to exterior on spine). A couple of tiny nicks to head of spine. Browning to edges of flaps. Light wear to cloth. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Gift inscription dated 1966 to ffep. Offsetting marks to feps - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 243pp View more info

Raymond

By: John Lang

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Australia, Mulini Press: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009570


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 62pp View more info

Cannery Row

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1945

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 012299


Jacket not price-clipped. A 2cm tear to bottom front adjacent to spine (tape repair from behind). Several small nicks. Definitely rates as 'good'. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Yellow cloth bright and clean.like new. 'David Jones Book Corner' ink stamp to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 136pp View more info

Once There Was War

By: John Steinbeck

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1959

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 017445


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear plus minor nicks to head and foot of spine/corners. Minor sunning to spine. Foxing to edges of page-block. Light foxing to feps and pastedowns. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 233pp View more info

The Curse of the Greenstone Tiki

By: Kitty O'Sullivan

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Auckland Service Printery:

Seller ID: 019177


Heavy wear to cloth. Spine is moderately sunned and has a slope. Foxing to edges of page-block. A small label mark to front pastedown and minor foxing to feps and pastedowns only. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. Undated (1945). 300pp View more info

Round Trip

By: Little, John Miles

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Melbourne Univerity Press: 1977

Edition: Limited Numbered and Signed Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author and Artist

Seller ID: 014201


Minimal wear to leather. Internally pristine. Binding tight. Numbered 59 of 150 copies.Signed by Russell Drysdale and Miles Little. 54pp View more info

Parnassus Mad Ward: Michael Dransfield and the New Australian Poetry

By: Liveo Dobrez

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: St Lucia, Queensland, University of Queensland Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019117


Covers have moderate general wear. Spine not creased. Foxing to edges of page-block. Inside of covers browned and some age-toning to page margins. Text clean. Binding good. 455pp View more info

The Charterhouse of Parma

By: Marie-Henri Beyle (Stendhal)

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: USA, The Limited Editions Club, New York: 1955

Edition: Limited Edition of 1,500 Copies.

Seller ID: 019932


Book very clean. Bonding tight. Slipcase has moderate general wear. 392pp View more info

The May Gibbs Collection: Mother of the Gumnuts / Gumnut Classics

By: Maureen Walsh

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018555


Jackets have light general wear plus sunning to spines. No tears. Books very clean. Bindings tight. 228pp and 496pp ADDITIONAL POSTAGE CHARGEABLE. NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. View more info

Prague Full of Ghosts

By: Miloslav Svandrlik

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Czech Repblic, Road Praha: 1993

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 018356


Minimal wear to boards. Book very clean. Binding tight. 144pp View more info

The Boy Who Set the Fire & Other Stories

By: Mrabet, Mohammed with Paul Bowles

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: San Francisco, City Lights: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 018529


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Minor eraser abrasion to top corner of ffep - otherwise internally clean. 123pp View more info

Tanglewood Tales

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016797


Book as new. Light wear to slipcase. 236pp View more info

Bloodlust: The Unsavoury Tale of Alexander Pearce, the Convict Cannibal

By: Nick Bleszynski

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: North Sydney, William Heinemann: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016204


Covers have moderate gemeral wear. Minimal foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. 387pp View more info

Alturas De Macchu Picchu

By: Pablo Neruda and Ismael Espinosa (Editor)

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Santiago, Chile, Ismael Espinosa: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 013328


Minimal wear. Internally clean. Binding tight. Unpaginated. Numbered 380. An extravagant publication with tipped-in plates, special paper and expensive cloth. Very large and heavy volume. Additional shipping charge will apply. View more info

Nursery Rhymes

By: Paula Rego

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: England, Folio Society: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017437


Book very clean. Binding tight. Slipcase in good order. 70pp View more info

Life in THE PA

By: Ray Chapman-Taylor

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Paiul's Book Arcade: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019141


Jacket has moderate general wear, some chipping, very small losses and foxing. Light foxing to top edge of page-block. Cloth very clean. Some foxing to endpapers - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 12pp View more info