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A FISHY TALE
Written by Beryl Cooke. Illustrated by Nicholas Fisk.
Stock no. 2128593
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This book is about a game of cricket at the bottom of the sea and it also tells how a lady sea-horse met a nice gentleman sea-horse and got married. Blue boards with silver titles to spine. B/w and two tone illustrations. 69 pages. SIGNED by author to half-title page. A little bumping to top and tail of spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-chipping and creasing, but minimal loss.

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DO YOU REMEMBER WHAT HAPPENED?
Written by Jean Chapman. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.
Stock no. 2124291
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1st 1969. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth. Single-colour illustrations. ISBN: 0207951160. Ex-lib with usual markings. Text still very good. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine with a few nicks.

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THE COMPLETE ADVENTURES OF BLINKY BILL
Written by Dorothy Wall. Illustrated by Dorothy Wall.
Stock no. 1506119
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1947. Good condition.

Contains Blinky Bill, Blinky Bill Grows Up and Blinky Bill and Nutsy. Grey extended cloth spine with blue title block and black titles. Red paper boards with Blinky vignette, blue title block, black and white titles. Illustrated endpapers. Colour and brown/white illustrations. 305 pages. Reprint. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A couple of small bumps to cover edges. Covers unevenly faded with some staining. Crease to lower corner of rear cover. Spine lightly browned. Ink inscription to half-title page. Light stains to rear endpapers and some page edges. Foxing, mainly to text block. Contents generally clean. Small bookseller's label to front endpaper.

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LITTLE RAGGED BLOSSOM
Written by May Gibbs. Illustrated by May Gibbs.
Stock no. 1405014
Published by Angus & Robertson. circa 1921. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine, grey pictorial boards. Grey pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis. B/w plates and text illustrations. 98 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded. Rear board grubby. Pictorial onlay is a little scratched. Front and rear joints beginning to crack. Several hinges are cracked. Bottom of prelims and first couple of text pages are partially detached. Inscription in ink to half title page. Stain to top of text block which also affects the very top of several pages. 4" tear to margin side and 1" closed tear to top of one b/w plate. Bottom corner of page 37/38 torn off. Closed tears to several pages. Marks to some pages.

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THE GLUGS OF GOSH
Written by C.J. Dennis. Illustrated by Hal Gye.
Stock no. 1404884
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1918. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, black titles and vignette to front cover. Decorated endpapers. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Story in verse. Spine bumped and browned. Cloth at top and bottom of spine is fraying. Corners bumped. Bump to front edge of boards. Board edges are browned. Rear joint beginning to crack. Bookplate and name in ink to front endpapers. Page edges browned. Foxing to endpapers. Small tears to a few pages. Some corners creased.

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TASMANIAN BIRDS
Written by Michael Sharland.
Stock no. 2117718
Published by Angus & Robertson. 3rd 1958. Very good condition.

A field guide to the birds inhabiting Tasmania and adjacent islands, including sea birds. 3rd revised edition. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few white marks to covers. Yellow tape marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges.

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WHATLEY'S QUEST
Written by Bruce Whatley; Rosie Smith. Illustrated by Bruce Whatley.
Stock no. 440600
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pictorial boards. Magnificent colour illustrations in which you have to find all the words beginning with each alphabet letter. ISBN: 0207184917. Wrapper has a couple of closed tears, repaired with tape to verso.

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BROWNIE
Written by Dorothy Wall. Illustrated by Dorothy Wall.
Stock no. 581612
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1977. Very good condition.

The Adventures of a Naughty Little Rabbit. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0207134847. Corners are bumped and worn. Pages have a crease vertically down the middle.

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BLINKY BILL AND THE RABBIT'S BIRTHDAY PARTY
Written by Dorothy Wall. Illustrated by Walter Stackpool.
Stock no. 658439
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Delightful colour illustrations. ISBN: 0207121044.

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WONDERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
Written by T.C. Roughley.
Stock no. 556196
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1951. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. Wrapper browned, edge-torn and internally repaired with tape.

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TIDAL CREEK
Written by Roderick Finlayson.
Stock no. 718777
Published by Angus & Robertson. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"The life and vicissitudes of Uncle Ted, a small farmer deeply attached to his land". Red cloth, black title to spine. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned and some marking to textblock. Wrapper is worn at spine and corners, slightly grubby to rear and has lower corner of front flap neatly removed (not price).

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