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CHILDREN'S COLLECTABLE BOOK SPECIALITIES, FIRST EDITIONS, CHARLES DICKSON, ENID BLYTON, BOOKPLATES

Book Id: 17scc01466

Price: $22.60

Title: Billy Bunter's Benefit by Frank Richards 1950 FIRST EDITION illustrated by R J Macdonald pub. by Charles Skilton

Author: Frank Richards, prolific author of the BILLY BUNTER, Greyfriars, Tom Merry & Rookwood series of Boys Books

Publisher: Charles Skilton Ltd, London, 1950, FIRST EDITION, hardcover 41 chapters, frontisp. in colour, 236pp with b/w illustrations.

Condition:Slightly worn & faded blue cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine and front cover, STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with slight age-toning to pages. Book Co. sticker to enpr.

Description: A worn but splendid FIRST EDITION featuring the Fat Owl of the Remove, with great, classic illustrations by Macdonald.

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Book Id: 17scc01465

Price: $43.40

Title: Billy Bunter's Barring-Out by Frank Richards 1948 FIRST EDITION illustrated by R J Macdonald pub. by Charles Skilton

Author: Frank Richards, prolific author of the BILLY BUNTER, Greyfriars, Tom Merry & Rookwood series of Boys Books

Publisher: Charles Skilton Ltd, London, 1948, FIRST EDITION, hardcover 23 chapters, frontisp. in colour, 236pp with b/w illustrations.

Condition:Slightly worn red cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine and front cover, name to frenpr., STRAIGHT & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with slight age-toning to pages. A&R sticker to enpr.

Description: A splendid FIRST EDITION featuring the Fat Owl of the Remove, with great, classic illustrations by Macdonald.

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Book Id: 17scc01439

Price: $22.40

Title: 1951 VINTAGE BOYS ANNUAL - TOM MERRY'S OWN edited Raymond Richards w BILLY BUNTER by Frank Richards by Frank Richards

Author: edited by Raymond Richards with stories by various authors including FRANK RICHARDS VINTAGE 1951 ANNUAL

Publisher: Mandeville Publications, London, n.d. but 1951 (photos of 1950 West Indies Cricket Team, the 2nd annual of the series, large hardcover quarto without dj,

Condition:Red crisp cloth-bound hardcover with black title to spine and to front cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, with rubbing and edgewear, 190pp., 11 illustrated stories. COLOUR FRONTISPIECE, slight age-toning to ROBUST pps

Description: Billy Bunter for Christmas -Frank Richards; The Missing Millionaire - Peter Todd ;The Story of our Lifeboats Adm. Campbell VC DSO; A Fortune in Pearls - Charles Hamilton History in your Pocket (COINS)-Gordon Johns; Arthur Augustus' Christmas Party + more

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Book Id: 17scc01436

Price: $12.80

Title: THE DREAM-TIME by HENRY TREECE - Runner-Up for 1967 Library Association Carnegie Medal

Author: HENRY TREECE With a Postscript by Rosemary Sutcliff - Illustrated by Charles Keeping

Publisher: Brockhampton Press, Leicester U.K., 1969, Second Impression, h/c 8vo with d/j, 96 pages, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, Chapter.

Condition:Burgandy cloth-bound Hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, no inscriptions, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with old tape marks to inside, a few small tears & edgewear

Description: The dawn of time - when people were not used to being people at all, and everything was strange to them. There is fighting, but this story is about a young man who would rather make pictures than fight, and about what happens to him.

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Book Id: 17scc01415

Price: $19.40

Title: BILLABONG ADVENTURES by Mary Grant Bruce - Illustrated by J Macfarlane

Author: MARY GRANT BRUCE - Author of 'A Little Bush Maid' & 'Mates at Billabong' etc.

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., London and Melbourne, 1927, hardcover 8vo without dj, 250pp., plus 6 pages advertising, B/W Illustrations, 18 Chapters.

Condition:Green illustrated cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, inscription to frenpr, foxing and age-toning to endpapers & to page edges, without dustjacket.

Description: Australian Bush Life Adventures from 'Golden Fleeces', 'Norah's Wedding Day' to 'How Three Went Home'.

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Book Id: 17scc01414

Price: $18.60

Title: GLEN EYRE - Australian Bush Life Adventures

Author: MARY GRANT BRUCE - Author of "A Little Bush Maid" & "Mates at Billabong" etc. Illustrated by J Macfarlane

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co., London and Melbourne, not dated circa 1920s, hardcover 8vo without dj, 256pp., B/W Illustrations & Frontispiece, 21 Chapters.

Condition:Green illustrated cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, foxing throughout & to outside page edges, missing plain 1st page with spine loose (all intact) without d/j

Description: Australian bush life and adventures, starting with 'Nancy of Glen Eyre', 'The Golden Wedding' to 'How Christmas Came Again'.

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Book Id: 17scc01409

Price: $16.40

Title: THE LUCKY FALL by Margaret Paice 1960 illustrated by the author, Australian children's story used in NSW schools.

Author: Margaret PAICE Harriss, Australian children's author and illustrator.

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1960 reprint, 123 pp., 23 chapters, illustrated in B/w by the artist, Margaret Paice.

Condition:Cloth-bound green softcover with illustration to cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN and TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with ex-school library stamps etc. from the 1960s, ROBUST & STRAIGHT with age-toning to pages.

Description: The classic Australian school book with the initial Australian story that entertained a generation of New South Wales children.

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Book Id: 17scc01408

Price: $21.20

Title: Valley in the NORTH by Margaret Paice 1960 illustrated by the author, Australian children's story used in NSW schools.

Author: Margaret PAICE Harriss, Australian children's author and illustrator.

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1960 reprint, 123 pp., 20 chapters, illustrated in B/w by the artist, Margaret Paice.

Condition:Cloth-bound softcover with illustration to cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN and TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with ex-school library stamps etc. from the 1960s, ROBUST & STRAIGHT.

Description: The classic Australian school book with the initial Australian story that entertained a generation of New South Wales children.

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