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Dimsie Moves up Again
Bruce, Dorita Fairlie ,
Geoffrey Cumberlege , Melbourne, No date. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Poor. Illustrator: H. Burns -- Cover Art. Edition Unstated. Orange coloured cloth covered boards with black coloured decoration and titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. A few marks and rubs to the book panels. Browning and foxing to the text block edges and uniform browning to the internal text along with the occasional foxing spot. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. The spine is somewhat cocked. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, by H. Burns, with white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. This dustwrapper is almost in its component parts. Chipping, with loss to the top dustwrapper corners, lower right-hand corner of the front panel and to the backstrip edges. Numerous small tears were dissociated creasing to the top dustwrapper edge and there is a few tears to the lower edge of the front dustwrapper panel. The major damage has been a tear to the rear spine gutter edge, measuring 4 inches, and there are rubs and staining and handling marks to the dustwrapper edges. Part of the Dimsie series of books about a girl at school. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). (7), 8-224 pages, last page blank. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: H. Burns -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Adolescent Fiction; Inventory No: 0110339. Good
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0110339  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Exiled down under
Szokovski, Miriam,
ISBN: 1600910491
Israel Bookshop, Lakewood, New Jersey, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. editor's note. Colour laminated boards with brown and pale yellow coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A young 11-year-old Jewish girl, Ester Levy, is falsely accused of shoplifting and is sentenced to transportation to the Australian colonies. Ester is confronted with strange animals, plants and the eccentric couple she must serve, while all the while trying to keep her culture. Softening of the back strip edges with bumping to the top book corners. Some rubbing of the book panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], 7 - 208 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Adolescent Fiction; Australia; 18th century; Children. ISBN: 1600910491. ISBN/EAN: 9781600910494. Inventory No: 0121074. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0121074  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Southward Bound
Dempster, Guy,
Lutterworth Press, London, 1952. Edition Unstated
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Edition Unstated. Colour illustrated frontispiece, illustrated not credited. Blue coloured boards with dark blue coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for frontispiece, with white, red and blue coloured titles to the front panel and white and red coloured titles to the back strip. An adventure where Guy Laurence and Tony Carlisle, supposedly resting after adventures in far eastern waters, sign-on as deckhands on the good ship Jane, bound to South America with an odd cargo ... Softening and fading to the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Light browning of the text block edges and pages with scattered foxing to the top textblock edge. Some marks to the lower left hand corner of the free front endpaper. Chipping, with loss, to the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. Numerous tears to the edges of the dustwrapper, some with associated creasing. The lower edge of the rear panel has some pieces missing please see photographs. Rubbing of the dustwrapper panels and creases with some stains to the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 144 pages.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Adolescent Fiction; South America; Ships & the Sea. Inventory No: 0120827. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0120827  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Boy Who Reversed Himself
Sleator, William,
ISBN: 0356139557
Macdonald, London & Sydney, 1988. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Colour illustrated card cover with black coloured title to the front panel and backstrip. Laura was having strange things happened to her, her locker was being broken into without the lock being broken, somebody new things about her that no one else should be able to know, and, most disconcerting when notes being left to her with the letters reversed. Upon searching Laura was led to Omar her new neighbour, but, finding out the secret ritual into a terrifying world. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 171, [5] pages.. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is faded/sunned. Edges and pages slightly aged toned.. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Book is in very good condition with minimal signs of age and wear.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Adolescent Fiction; ISBN: 0356139557. ISBN/EAN: 9780356139555. Inventory No: 0117788. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $5.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0117788  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Listmaker
Klein, Robin,
ISBN: 0670871753
Viking Australia, Camberwell, 1997. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. While living with her old-fashioned great-aunts in a small Australian town, twelve-year-old Sarah makes an unlikely friend, learns something about the amazing Piriel Starr, and breaks the habit of a lifetime. nice clean secondhand copy with no damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 232 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: fiction; Adolescent Fiction; ISBN: 0670871753. ISBN/EAN: 9780670871759. Inventory No: 0258451. Very Good Condition
Price: $7.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0258451  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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