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Budge and Betty Find Queen Zoolog

By: N/A

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Renwick of Otley:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010601

Condition: Fair


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

The Right to an Answer

By: Anthony Burgess

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012324

Condition: Good


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

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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

Condition: Fair to Good


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

Up the Country: A Tale of the Early Australian Squattocracy

By: Brent of Bin Bin

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.: 1930

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 021511

Condition: Good


Cloth has moderate general wear, some sunning to spine and a few marks. Bump and minor fraying to front bottom corner. Minor age-toning to edges of page-block. Minimal foxing and marks to feps and pastedowns. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 400pp View more info

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In Summer Isles

By: Burton Dibbs

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019197

Condition: Fair to Good


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

The Chant of Doom and Other Verses

By: C.J. Brennan

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020847

Condition: Fair


Jacket is age-toned, has a 2cm tear, a minor stain to front and a very small loss at head of spine. Also a very feint ink stamp to upper front. Foxing to edges of page-block. Foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. Some other scattered foxing to margins. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Name and date to title-page. Binding sound. 48pp 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

ISBN: 9100278963

Condition: Fair


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

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The Sons of Clovis

By: David Brooks

Price: $22.00  $19.80

Publisher: University of Queensland Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020702

ISBN: 0702238848

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean.368pp View more info

Johnno

By: David Malouf

Price: $20.00  $18.00

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

Edition: Reprint with Corrections

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013364

Condition: Good


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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Kemlo and the Satellite Builders

By: E. C. Eliott

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008663

Condition: Good


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

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Edward Lear's Complete Nonsense

By: Edward Lear and Quentin Blake (Introduction)

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: England, Folio Society: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020638

Condition: Very Good


Minimal wear to slipcase. Minimal even sunning to cloth spine. Very little wear to cloth. Internally pristine. Binding tight. Gift quality condition. 286pp Illustrations hand-coloured for this edition. Very appealing. View more info

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Claudine at St. Clare's: The Fifth Story of St. Clare's

By: Enid Blyton

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1955

Edition: Seventh Reprint

Seller ID: 021044

Condition: Good


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear and some small tears/losses. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Light foxing to feps and pastedowns. Otherwise internally very clean. Binding tight. 153pp View more info

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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

Condition: Good to Very Good


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

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

By: H. Cholmondeley-Pennell

Price: $30.00  $27.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019103

Condition: Good


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

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Very Vintage: The Guide to Vintage Patterns and Clothing

By: Iain Bromley; Dorota Wojciechowska

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Black Dog Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021846

ISBN: 1906155380

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers plus crease to sspine. Internally clean. Binding sound. 173pp Spanning seventy years of fashion, each era has a comprehensive section that is beautifully illustrated with original fashion photographs and clothing patterns. Arranged thematically by period, the book tells you how to make your own 'vintage' style clothes, as well as offering hints on pieces that suit your body shape and tips on how to customise and alter vintage clothes - paying homage to their history whilst giving them a contemporary relevance. Very Vintage profiles iconic designers such as Laura A... View more info

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Last Tales

By: Isak Dinesen

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016241

Condition: Fair to Good


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

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The Admirable Crichton

By: J. M. Barrie

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017441

Condition: Good to Fair


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

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Quality Street

By: J. M. Barrie

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017442

Condition: Good to Fair


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

The Curse of the Greenstone Tiki

By: Kitty O'Sullivan

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Auckland Service Printery:

Seller ID: 019177

Condition: Fair


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

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A Prince at School

By: Lillian M. Pyke

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020867

Condition: Fair to Good


Moderate wear to cloth. Even browning to edges of page-block. Split to front hinge at titl-page but pages secure. Former owner's ink to ffep. A moderate stain to front pastedown and some foxing to feps and half-title page. Otherwise internally very clean. 252pp 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

ISBN: 0207151792

Condition: Near Fine


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

Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese Volume II

By: Shotara Kimura and Charlotte M. A. Peake

Price: $99.00  $89.10

Publisher: Tokyo, T. Hasegawa:

Seller ID: 012500

Condition: Very Good


Undated (1908). Light wear to decorative covers. A very clean copy with no damage. Illustrated with woodblock prints on folded pages. Unpaginated. View more info

Soviet Costume and Textiles 1917-1945

By: Tatiana Strizenova

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020248

ISBN: 2080135155

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 311pp View more info

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The Musings of a Monk

By: The Rev. William Fitzgerald and Lawrence Fitzgerald (Foreword and Editor)

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Melbourne, J. G. Holmes: 1981

Edition: Limited Edition of 200 Copies

Seller ID: 021488

ISBN: 0959497919

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Signed by Lawrence Fitzgerald. Numbered 94 of 200 copies. 87pp View more info

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Oeuvres de Victor Hugo: Odes et Ballades - Les Orientales I One Volume Only

By: Victor Hugo

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Paris, Alphonse Lemerre:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020079

Condition: Good


Moderate wear to red leather. Five horizonal ridges to spine. Gilt to spine good. Gilt page edges. There is a split at the front hinge causing the front board to be partially detached. Light foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. An occasional internal spot but really very clean. Undated (1875) 362pp View more info

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"Yoonecarra"

By: W. H. Honey

Price: $90.00  $81.00

Publisher: Sydney, Beacon Press: 1935

Edition: Limited Edition of 220 Signed Copies

Inscription: Signed and Numbered By Author

Seller ID: 020931

Condition: Fair to Good


Unpaginated, Cloth has moderate general wear, a few spot plus small tears at head an foot of spine. Age-toning to edge of page-block. A very few internal spots but really very clean inside. Binding good. Numbered 220 (of 220). View more info

Thousand Cranes

By: Yasunari Kawabata (Translated from Japanese by Edward G. Seidensticker)

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1959

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 019056

Condition: Fair to Good


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear and some foxing. No tears. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped). Heavy foxing to edges of page-block, preliminaries and last couple of pages. Text clean with just a very few spots to margins. Binding tight. 144pp View more info