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100th Anniversary of Gumnut Babies 1oz Silver Proof Coin and Book Set but without the coin ! : Includes Gumnut Babies, Gum-Blossom Babies, Flannel Flowers and Other Bush Babies, Boronia Babies, Wattle Babies, Nuttybub and Nittersing, Chucklebud and Wunkyd
Gibbs, May
The Spastics Society / Angus & Robertson, Australia, 2016. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. As New/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: May Gibbs. . Sold by the Perth mint ro accompany a nice collectable silver coin. But there is no coin, just a collected works of Gibbs' Gumnut Babies series. Includes decorated box Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Illustrator: May Gibbs. ISBN/EAN: 9781460750773. As New
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38078  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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55 Friends
Zabar, Abbie
ISBN: 0786800216
Hyperion Books, USA, 1994. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Fold-out pages creased. Minor water damage to boards and pages. Light foxing throughout, slightly sticking pages together. Size: Oblong 8vo. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN: 0786800216. ISBN/EAN: 9780786800216. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37163  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A B C
Wildsmith, Brian
Oxford University Press, UK, 1969. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor edgewear to jacket. Moderate Edgewear to boards. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 19480  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Box of Rogues
Garfield, Leon
ISBN: 0140304894
Puffin, UK, 1972. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Antony Maitland. . Box set of four; Black Jack, Jack Holborn, Devil-in-the-Fog, and Smith. Minor edgewear and creasing to covers and spines. Small adhesive damage to two spines and slipcase. Prior owner inscriptions in each book. Cover coming away from first book binding. Minor rubbing to slipcase. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Binding still very good. Illustrator: Antony Maitland. ISBN: 0140304894. ISBN/EAN: 9780140304893. Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24742  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Child's Garden of Verses
Stevenson, R.L.
Folio Society, UK, 2000. 
 Hardcover (in Slipcase) Hardcover (in Slipcase). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Helen Smithson. . Minor rubbing to boards around spine and edges. Slipcase in very good condition, minor wear and fading. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Illustrator: Helen Smithson. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38177  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A City in Winter
Helprin, Mark
ISBN: 0670868434
Viking, USA, 1996. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Chris van Allsburg. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Jacket lightly sun-faded to spine. Prior owner or seller's stamp. Minor marks/wear to boards, jacket, page edges.. Illustrator: Chris van Allsburg. ISBN: 0670868434. ISBN/EAN: 9780670868438. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26599  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Day at Bullerby
Lindgren, Astrid
ISBN: 0416945007
Methuen, UK, 1979. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Ilon Wikland. . Page block edges foxed, sporadic foxing within. Minor marks and wear to boards. Reprint. Size: Slim 8vo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Illustrator: Ilon Wikland. ISBN: 0416945007. ISBN/EAN: 9780416945003. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34765  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Day with May Gibbs at Nutcote
Chapman, Jean
ISBN: 0947241469
Margaret Hamilton Books, Australia, 1993. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Sandra Laroche. . Light creasing to back cover. Size: Oblong 12mo 7 to 7.5 inches. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Illustrator: Sandra Laroche. ISBN: 0947241469. ISBN/EAN: 9780947241469. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35740  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Friend for Little Bear
Horse, Harry
ISBN: 0744541204
Walker Books, UK, 1996. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Child's yellow scrawl to first free page which is orange First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 0744541204. ISBN/EAN: 9780744541205. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 19880  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Golden Age : A Treasury of Australian Children's Fantasy Classics - 2 Volume Set. Through the Magic Door : A Collection of Australia's Classic Fantasy Writing; Visions of Fantasy : Australia's Fantasy Illustrators: Their Lives and Works
Holden, Robert
ISBN: 0207178178
Angus & Robertson, Australia, 1992. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . In neat slipcase Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). 2-volume set (complete). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. ISBN: 0207178178. ISBN/EAN: 9780207178177. .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** Fine Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27091  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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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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A La Recherche du Tresor de Rackham le Rouge
Herge,
Casterman,  2007. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Text in French. Texte en Francais Size: 16mo (6 to 7 inches). Text is in French. Fine Condition
Price: $24.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 15836  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Lion in the Night
Allen, Pamela
ISBN: 0170065375
Thomas Nelson, Australia, 1985. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Prior owner name to first free page, rather smudged Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Prior owner's book-plate laid in. ISBN: 0170065375. ISBN/EAN: 9780170065375. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20802  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Little Bush Maid
Bruce, Mary Grant
Ward Lock & Co., UK, . 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . Water damage to jacket and books, staining pages, jacket and boards. Foxing/browning to endpaper and page block edges, text mostly clean. Large tear and minor rubbing to jacket. Minor edgewear to boards. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37181  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Little Bush Maid
Bruce, Mary Grant
Ward Lock & Co., UK, . 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Gift inscription , neat, to preliminary pages. Edges foxed and browned. Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38122  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Little Bush Maid
Grant Bruce, Mary
Ward Lock, UK, . 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . Previous owner's name marked out in ink. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears, light soiling. Prior owner or seller's stamp. Edges moderately browned/foxed. Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23371  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Little Fear
Wrightson, Patricia,
Hutchinson, Melbourne, 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Spine edges lightly worn; Very light marking to prelims and page edges. : JACKET: Lightly creased front and back. Clean; bright and complete ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2622  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Little History of the World
Gombrich, E.H.
Yale University Press, USA, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN/EAN: 9780300108835. Very Good Condition
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38074  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Misdummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare, William
ISBN: 0434619825
William Heinemann, UK, 1988. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Arthur Rackham. . Protected with clear plastic jacket. Minor edgewear to boards. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Illustrator: Arthur Rackham. ISBN: 0434619825. ISBN/EAN: 9780434619825. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37374  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Palace for the Buckinghams
Saville, Malcolm
Evans Brothers Limited, UK, 1963. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Alice Bush. First Edition. Minor rubbing and edgewear to jacket. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing/browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Price-clipped. Gift Dedication , neat to early pages. Edges lightly browned/foxed. Minor marks and wear to boards. Illustrator: Alice Bush. Very Good Condition
Price: $58.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25145  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Series of Unfortunate Events. Book the First. the Bad Beginning.
Snicket, Lemony,
HarperCollins (Harper Collins), New York, 1993. First Thus
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Brett Helquist. First Thus. Some shelfwear to slip-case. : JACKET: n/a Illustrator: Brett Helquist. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Fine Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 3538  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Absolutely Best Cross-Sections Book Ever
Platt, Richard
ISBN: 0751371033
Dorling Kindersley, UK, 1999. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Stephen Biesty. . Size: Folio 13" - 23" tall. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor wear and closed tears to Jacket . Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. Illustrator: Stephen Biesty. ISBN: 0751371033. ISBN/EAN: 9780751371031. Very Good Condition
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35958  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Adventures of Anne
Williams, Ursula Moray,
Harrap, London, 1953. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. Boards lightly bumped and faded with slight forward lean; Light sporadic foxing; back free end page fraying slightly at spine. : JACKET: None Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2818  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Adventures of the Wishing Chair
Blyton, Enid
ISBN: 0603003087
Dean & Son, UK, 1982. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Georgina Hargreaves. . Prior owner's inscription in ink, partially blacked out. Edgewear to jacket including open chips and tears. Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding is loosening but fully intact. Minor marks and wear to book. Illustrator: Georgina Hargreaves. ISBN: 0603003087. ISBN/EAN: 9780603003080. Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35491  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Adventures of the Wishing-Chair
Blyton, Enid,
ISBN: 0603003087
Budget Books, UK, 1982. De Luxe Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Georgina Hargreaves. De Luxe Edition. The deluxe illustrated edition with illustrated boards. Well bound nice and clean inside. Gift inscription to first page. JACKET: A bit stained and worn at edges. Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Minor edgewear to boards. Illustrator: Georgina Hargreaves. ISBN: 0603003087. ISBN/EAN: 9780603003080. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25395  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Adventures of the Wishing-Chair
Blyton, Enid,
Angus & Robertson Publishers, UK, 1952. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Hilda McGavin. . Slightly faded green boards. Binding good, though hinges exposed in middle of book. Browned pages. Reprint. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Illustrator: Hilda McGavin. Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 13626  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
White, Anne Terry,
Frederick Muller, London, 1964. First UK Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Vera Bock. First UK Edition. Light bump to boards with hinges just beginning to loosen; One page creased. Bookseller's stamp on front pasteboard : JACKET: Back and front corner chipped; medium tears at back; spine and corners repaired with acid-free tape. Lightly soiled front and back. Price-clipped. Illustrator: Vera Bock. Good Condition
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2619  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Alex Rider - first 8 Novels - Stormbreaker to Crocodile Tears
Horowitz, Anthony
,  . 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . *note the image has two Stormbreakers . You only get one ! *. There is no way these will be sent out of Australia. Far too heavy. Clean in side, some have a little spotting to edges Binding tight, spine fine. .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36591  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Alex The Amazing Juggler
Peg, Gianni
ISBN: 0510000894
Ernest Ben, UK, 1981. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine creased. Slight foxing front/rear pages, most of text is clean. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. ISBN: 0510000894. ISBN/EAN: 9780510000899. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38968  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators in The Mystery of Death Trap Mine
Carey, M.V.
ISBN: 0001600397
Collins, UK, 1979. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges slightly foxed. Minor edgewear to boards. ISBN: 0001600397. ISBN/EAN: 9780001600393. Very Good Condition
Price: $90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34178  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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