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CHILDREN’S COLLECTIBLE: Charles Dickens, Boy’s Annuals, Gilt Cover Children’s Books, Boys Own, School Days, Enid Blyton, 19th Century books and Bookplates. Use our Quick Search Box (at bottom of page) to locate books by book title, authors name or description. We are proud of our reputation for careful customer service, with efficient packing & shipping world-wide. We offer tracking with all our shipments, where possible. See the About Us Page. All prices are in Australian (AUD) $
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Author: Munro Leaf - CHILDREN'S COLLECTABLE BOOK SPECIALITIES.
Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co, London & Melbourne, Small 4to , 48 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering & illustration., c1930s, each page has black/red/white illus
Condition:worn red cloth-bound hardcover with illustrated title in black to cover, STRAIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION, slightly shook but intact, with occasional marks and age-toning to ROBUST pages.
Description: A picture-book with a point - good grammar without nagging.
It settles "ain't" and "uh-huh" and "gimme" and "got" and a score of common errors by a simple, sure, painless and humorous process.
We say HE or SHE DOES NOT. Never, Never HE or SHE DONT."
Author: Lyn and Hubert Gutteridge
Publisher: Collins, London, 1964, not stated, likely 1st edition, hardcover 8vo with dustjacket, 128pages, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS (by Hubert Gutteridge).
Condition:Blue cloth-bound H/c with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, an Awarded To: sticker stuck to frepr from Pridwin School Johannesburg, slight foxing to eprs, in a clipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with edgewear.
Description: Mousebirds are quaint birds found only in Africa. They sleep hanging clustered together, and are ususally in groups of six. Kiki, who decided to become part of the Gutteridge menage in a remote and beautiful part of Zululand, is a notable exception.
Author: Illustrated in Colour by W.H.C. Groome - Archibald Webb and Dudley Tennant Fifteen Famous British Battles in Verse and Song with Tipped-in COLOUR
Publisher: Henry Frowde - Hodder & Stoughton, London, not dated, c1910, inscription dated 1913, hardcover quarto without dj, 79pp., 12 Tipped in COLOUR PLATES, illustrated eprs
Condition:Illustrated blue cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, inscription to frepr, slight foxing to eprs and lightly to page edges, blue to page edges, without dustjacket.
Description: It was a sight to see them,
That early autumn day ;
Our soldiers in their blue coats,
And the rubel ranks in grey ;
The smoke that roll'd between them,
The balls that whistled through,
And the little drummer as he beat
(from The Drummer Boy)
Author: Edited by I O Evans
Publisher: Frederick Warne, London, 1975, reprint, 253 pp., hardcover 12mo with dustjacket, 3 sections, b/w and colour illustrations, b/w photos, plates, maps, Index.
Condition:Crisp yellow cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in a GOOD DUSTJACKET which is clipped and has mild rubbing.
Description: The Sea
Living Creatures of the Sea and Seashore
and much more !
Author: R S Summerhayes
Publisher: Frederick Warne, London, 1976, reprint, 267pp., hardcover 12mo with dustjacket, alphabetical listings with photographs in b/w, line illustrations, endpaper illustr
Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with an inscription in pen to the front paste-down, very faint small namewritten in pen to the front cover at top, in a GOOD DUSTJACKET (clipped).
Description: From the AKHAL-TEKE to the ZEMAITUKAS
Glossary of terms
The Horse-breeding countries of the world.
Author: Rhona M Black
Publisher: Frederick Warne, London, 1977, FIRST EDITION, 191pp., hardcover 12mo with dustjacket, 12 chapters, illustrations are line drawings, b/w photo plates and tables.
Condition:Crisp green cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with no inscriptions, in a GOOD DUSTJACKET which is unclipped and has mild rubbing and mild age-toning, ROBUST and CLEAN.
Early forms of life.
Author: I. O. Evans Foreword by Prof. H L Hawkins D.Sc., FRS., FGS. with 57 photographs and 65 drawings
Publisher: Frederick Warne, London, 1977, Revised Edition, 3rd printing, 214pp., hardcover 12mo with dustjacket, 7 chapters, b/w photos and line illustrations, plates, maps.
Condition:Brown cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT and CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with some marks to the page edges, in a GOOD DUSTJACKET which is unclipped and has mild rubbing.
Description: Bedded Rocks
Author: by ALBERT LAMORISSE Translated by Malcolm Barnes
Publisher: George Allen and Unwin, London, 1958, third imp., hardcover quarto without dj, unpaginated, B/W & COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS throughout were taken during the filming.
Condition:Illustrated bound hardcover with title to frcvr, tears & rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN in FAIR-GOOD CONDITION, inscription to frepr, without dustjacket
Description: A lonely boy in Paris finds a red balloon and goes on such adventures!!
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