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Rev.W.Awdry

Thomas the Tank Engine
The Complete Collection
Heinnemann
1996 hb no dj 415 pages gc 1.7kg. A complete edition of all 26 books from the famous railway Series. Scarce. isbn 0434800317
$25  Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $ not listed ($70 New)
     

 

R. CALDECOTT

R. CALDECOTT'S second collection of PICTURES AND SONGS
Warne London
undated hb no dj. Ist pub 1885, but this is a later edition  750gms  
R. CALDECOTT'S second collection of PICTURES AND SONGS containing The Milkmaid, Hey Diddle Diddle, and Baby Bunting, The Fox Jumps Over the Parson's Gate, A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go, Come Lasses and Lads, Ride a Cock-Horse to Banbury Cross, etc etc Pict. covers, corners sl. bumped 6 pages torn and repaired torn pages well thumbed at bottom. Overall fair and complete. ex lib. illust., various paginations (pp.200). Scarce
see also http://www.randolphcaldecott.org.uk/works.htm
$30  Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $140 - $300
      
Walter de la Mare

Peacock Pie
Faber and Faber.
hb 1989 illustrations by Louise Brierley isbn 0571139892. 11papges 240mm x 160mm x 600gms. bottom of spine damaged and blue cloth covers slight marks very clean and firm inside with po inscription. This is one of the true classics of children's literature. The magical charm and melancholy humour of the poems is timeless
$7   Bookfinder $15+

Geoffrey GERARD

The Book on Water Power.
Publisher: London Frederick Warne 1963.; Dust Jacket. fep removed, almost no wear. fascinating details of the many preliminary problems which have to be faced, as well as describing the work of the finished power stations. detailed surveys of existing installations around the world. juvenile. Illustrated by Plates
96 pages.Wt 500gms packed 215mm x 125mm.
$25               Bookfinder $40+

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GIBBS, May

GUM-NUT BABIES
Sydney. Angus & Robertson. 1990. 24pp. 8vo Paperback. A good copy. Illustrated.Facsimile reprint of the 1916 edition. isbn0207144796. covers a little grubby , small hole in fc and spine see scan but all clean inside. po gift inscrption ifc. one colour illustration the rest are monochrome
$10  Books and Collectibles/Bookfinder  $30
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Puck Annual 1930

Published in Australia by Gordon & Gotch (Auistralasia)Ltd. The Amalgamated Press Ltd London UK 1930
Color pictorial boards, 196 pp., frontispiece and plates in color, b/w and one-color illustrations and page decorations throughout. Spine missing and also back cover. Binding loose and some foxing throughout. 196 pages 1kg packed 250mm x 190mm

$30             Booksearch $60+

  


 

The Australian Boy's Annual

 Cassell & Co London, Melbourne. Oribted in Great Britain.   No Date but c 1921. 232 pages HB 235mm x 165mm 1100gms. Blue cloth covers faded and worn. FC IIllustrated, hinges cracked binding loose, binding loose. fp detached. po inscription on ifc

$20

       

       

Wonder Books

Harry Golding Ed.
The Wonder Book of Ships
Ward Lock
 HB 12 Edition undated but c1920's. Our Sailor King on fp George V came to the throne in 1910. 256 pages. Covers worn and spine titles almost gone. One illustration torn in half. 12 colour plates and 300 illustrations. Masses of fascinating nautical history (18)

The Wonder Book of Aircraft
Ward Lock
. HB. Undated but With 8 colour plates and nearly 300 illusrations. Published in the mid 1950s. 256pp. covers worn and spine damged (15)

The Wonder Book of the RAF
Ward Lock
. 6th ED  undated 224 pp DJ torn c1950's. Covers from WW1 to the 1960's

$20 the lot

Weight 2.9kg Postage in Australia $14

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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