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AUSTRALIAN FICTION (CHILDRENS)

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THE ANIMALS NOAH FORGOT
Written by A.B. Paterson. Illustrated by Norman Lindsay.
Stock no. 1814148
Published by Lansdowne Press. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Enlarged and redesigned edition. Australian children's verse. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0701804408. Dustwrapper spine faded and worn top & tail. Rear panel a little scuffed.

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FRISKY: A STORY OF THE AUSTRALIAN BUSH
Written by Nan Fullarton. Illustrated by Nan Fullarton.
Stock no. 1813339
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1st 1956. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A charming story told in pictures and words of the lovable little rabbit Frisky and his companions. Red boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis, b/w and two-tone illustrations. Small closed tear to vertical edge of title page. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is heavily edge-worn with some loss, marked and scuffed to rear panel.

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THE STORY OF NUTTYBUB AND NITTERSING
Written by May Gibbs. Illustrated by May Gibbs.
Stock no. 1316209
Published by Osboldstone & Co. Pty. Ltd. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

Grey cloth spine, pictorial boards with colour onlay to front. 86 pages. Colour frontis, b/w plates and text illustrations. Covers slightly edge worn. Front joint is slightly cracked. Slight chipping to edges of free-endpapers and half-title. Inscription in ink to half-title. Light foxing else contents clean. "The Story Of" appears on cover and half-title but not on title-page.

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BLINKY BILL GROWS UP
Written by Dorothy Wall. Illustrated by Dorothy Wall.
Stock no. 1505769
Published by Angus & Robertson Ltd.. 2nd 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Further Adventures of the Quaint Little Australian. Peach textured paper boards with green titles, border and vignette. 6 stories. B/w plates and text illustrations. 82 pages. 9.5 x 7.5". Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine slightly faded. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Pencil notes to front endpaper relating to book. Name and address in ink to half-title page. Browning to first and last couple of pages, heaviest of half-title page and The End page. Large light fox spots, worst on first and last few pages. Text pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge creased and worn also grubby but still bright.

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JOSEPHINE WANTS TO DANCE
Written by Jackie French. Illustrated by Bruce Whatley.
Stock no. 1811213
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. Josephine the Kangaroo loves to dance... White glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780207200755. Spien & corners lightly bumped, one or two grubby marks to covers. Contents fine.

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WITH BOBBY AND ANNE IN BEELOO
Written by Jean Lang. Illustrated by Jean Lang.
Stock no. 1402350
Published by Paterson Press Ltd. circa 1946. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Being the adventures of two children among the wildflowers of the Swan District of Western Australia. Cream boards with grey cloth spine. Colour illustrations. Spine is bumped and a little frayed. Corners bumped. Endpapers browned. Some grubby marks but contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with a few tears and some loss. Remains of tape marks to spine. Rear panel has a few marks. Wrapper is a little grubby.

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KERI THE WONDERFUL KIWI WHO FLEW
Written by H.R. Hopkins. Illustrated by H.R. Hopkins.
Stock no. 1807945
Published by A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Who ever heard of a kiwi getting airborne?... Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Corners lightly worn, covers nice and clean. Inscription in ink to front endpaper else contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and has a large strip missing from top of rear panel.

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WILIAM, THE WIZARD WHO WASN'T
Written by Irena Sibley. Illustrated by Irena Sibley.
Stock no. 1804135
Published by The Five Mile Press. 1st thus 1989. Fine condition.

William Wishwell was a wizard because, as far back as anyone could possibly recall, the boys in the Wishwell family had always been wizards... Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 38 pages. ISBN: 086788195X.

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THE TALE OF BRIDGET AND THE BEES
Written by Dorothy Wall. Illustrated by Dorothy Wall.
Stock no. 430207
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1934. Good condition.

Bridget meets Ginger Pop who introduces her to the life of the bees. Cream pictorial boards. Pretty colour plates, two-tone and b/w illustrations. 55 pages. Front and rear covers have vertical creases to them. Covers are marked and worn. Name to front endpaper. Contents are very good - only a few light margin marks.

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THE TALE OF BRIDGET AND THE BEES
Written by Dorothy Wall. Illustrated by Dorothy Wall.
Stock no. 734032
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Bridget meets Ginger Pop who introduces her to the life of the bees. Cream pictorial boards. Pretty colour plates, two-tone and b/w illustrations. 55 pages. Spine and corners slightly worn, small worn patch to edge of front cover. Evdence of removal of very small label from front endpaper. Endpapers ligtly browned. Contents clean. A nice copy.

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