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A history of Australian childrens book illustration
Muir, Marcie
ISBN: 019554269X
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Alison Forbes. First Edition. Inscribed by Author. Illustration of books, slight browning on title page Dust jacket has slight spotting Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust jacket has no marks, chips, foxing or sun-damage. Edges greyed with dust marks. Illustrator: Alison Forbes. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 019554269X. ISBN/EAN: 9780195542691. Very Good Condition
Price: $24.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 18160  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Alice's Adventures: Lewis Carroll in Popular Culture
Brooker, Will
ISBN: 0826414338
The Continuum International Publishing Group Inc., USA, 2004. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Slight soiling and glue damage to endpapers. Boards corners slightly bumped and edges slightly dented. Edgewear and light soiling and scrattling to jacket. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine slightly cocked. Edges lightly soiled or stained. ISBN: 0826414338. ISBN/EAN: 9780826414335. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22681  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Beat Down to Your Soul: What Was the BEat Generation?
Charters, Edited by Ann,
ISBN: 0141001518
Penguin, USA, 2001. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Minor creasing/edgewear to covers. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Binding tight but spine slightly creased/curved. Edges slightly soiled. ISBN: 0141001518. ISBN/EAN: 9780141001517. Very Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27294  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Collected Books : The Guide to Values 2002 Edition
Ahearn, Allen and Patricia
ISBN: 0399147810
Putnam, USA, 2001. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 0399147810. ISBN/EAN: 9780399147814. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26901  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Collecting Australian Books - Notes For Beginners
Spalding, D. A.
ISBN: 095939320X
Self published, Australia, 1981. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Inscribed by Author. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 095939320X. ISBN/EAN: 9780959393200. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20210  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Collecting Australian Books : Notes for Beginners
Spalding, D. A
ISBN: 0959399208
Self published, Australia, 1981. Second Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Second Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges lightly soiled or stained. ISBN: 0959399208. ISBN/EAN: 9780959399202. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20156  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Deconstructing the Hero:Literary Theory and Children's Literature
Hourihan, Margery
ISBN: 0415141869
Routledge, UK, 1997. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . Spine creased and lightly faded. Minor damage to page block and edgewear to covers. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Edges moderately browned/foxed. ISBN: 0415141869. ISBN/EAN: 9780415141864. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Good Condition
Price: $38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22616  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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From the Barn on the Hill to Edwards & Shaw 1939-1983
Stein, Harry
ISBN: 0730589285
, Australia, . 
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/. . Number 313 of a limited edition of 350 copies. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges slightly browned / foxed. Minor marks and wear. ISBN: 0730589285. ISBN/EAN: 9780730589280. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23382  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Mervyn Peake
Watney, John
St. Martins Press, New York, 1976. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Dust jacket is lightly browned. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket has light scratches and edgewear. Edges lightly browned. Light edgewear to boards. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 17675  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Mr Pickwick's Plentiful Portions: The Charles Dickens' Cookbook for Today
Marshall, Brenda
ISBN: 0589502131
A.H. & A.W. Reed, Australia, 1980. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Minor water damage to jacket and early pages. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket sun faded, titling legible. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0589502131. ISBN/EAN: 9780589502133. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35422  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Patrick O'Brian's Navy: The Illustrated Companion to Jack Aubrey's World
Not Stated,
ISBN: 0762415401
Salamander Books, UK, 2003. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Minor marks and edgewear to books and jacket. Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN: 0762415401. ISBN/EAN: 9780762415403. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37562  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Private Presses and Australia: With a Check- List
Farmer, Geoffrey
The Hawthorn Press, Australia, 1972. First Limited Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Limited Edition. Price cut from flap Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges lightly foxed. Very Good Condition
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20212  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Book of Bond: or Every Man His Own 007
Tanner, William 'Bill
The Viking Press, USA, 1965. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Original price whited out on jacket flap. Browning and minor foxing to page block edges, text clean. Foxing and minor soiling to boards. Minor foxing and edgewear to jacket. First US edition. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good , slightly cocked. Very Good Condition
Price: $70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38437  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Cambridge Companion to Moliere
Bradby and Andrew Calder, Edited by David,
ISBN: 0521546656
Cambridge Univ. Press, UK, 2006. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . Minor creasing and edgewear to covers. Some pages slightly bent/warped. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. ISBN: 0521546656. ISBN/EAN: 9780521546652. Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 25043  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Chess Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes: 50 Tantalizing Problems of Chess Detection
Smullyan, Raymond
ISBN: 0091405319
Hutchinson, UK, 1980. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . Bumping to book corners, minor edgewear and creasing to covers. Page block edges lightly foxed and soiled. Size: Slim 8vo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. ISBN: 0091405319. ISBN/EAN: 9780091405311. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Good Condition
Price: $9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34630  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Golden Age of Booksellers : Fifty Years in the Trade
Not Stated,
Abbey Press, Sydney, 1981. Limited Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. Limited Edition. Number 153 of only 1,000 copies (noted in prelim). Copy 152 from a limited edition of 1000. Minor soiling to page edges; light rubbing to board edges; binding tight and square; inside pages crisp and clean. JACKET: Minor scrattling; light edgewear; a few small tears and one large tear to spine head all tape-repaired from inside. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Fine Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 14570  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes: The Life and Times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Lycett, Andrew
ISBN: 0743275233
Free Press, USA, 2007. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 0743275233. ISBN/EAN: 9780743275231. Fine Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27900  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Private World of Georgette Heyer
Hodge, Jane Aiken
ISBN: 0370305086
Bodley Head, UK, 1984. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . Jacket taped to boards. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Gift inscription , neat to preliminary pages. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0370305086. ISBN/EAN: 9780370305080. Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31947  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The World of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time
Jordan and Teresa Patterson, Robert
ISBN: 1857235053
Orbit, UK, 1997. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Binding tight. ISBN: 1857235053. ISBN/EAN: 9781857235050. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28028  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The World of Shannara
Brooks and Teresa Patterson, Terry
Del Rey, USA, 2009. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: David Cherry and Rob Alexander. . Minor marks and wear to jacket and boards. Small open tear in jacket. Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Illustrator: David Cherry and Rob Alexander. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 23387  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The World of The Book
Cowley and Clare Williamson, Des
The Miegunyah Press, Australia, 2008. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Fine Condition
Price: $22.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 17877  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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