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A BOY AND FIVE HUSKIES
Guillot, Rene
Methuen  1965 Reprint
 Hard Cover 227pp; illustrated by J. de la Fontinelle, remains of bookplate to front free endpaper; 205 X 135mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6021  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Stevenson, Robert Louis
The World Publishing Company Cleveland and New York 1946 1st Edition Thus
 Hard Cover 143pp; delightful illusts by Alexander Dobkin, maroon cloth spine, illust boards, pictorial e/ps, bookplate to half title pg & inscription to verso frontis, internally clean. Second printing. ; 215 x 145mm Very Good
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4663  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A FIRST BIBLE an Abridgement for Young Readers
Reeves, James (ed)
Heinemann London 1962 
 Hard Cover 184pp; illustrations by Geoffrey Fraser, boards a tad flecked along edges, d/w a tad chipped, internally very good; 215 x 140mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6780  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE Volume 1- 1841 to 1941. Volume 2 - 1941 to 1970
Saxby, H. M.
Wentworth Press Sydney  1st Edition
 Hard Cover Volume 1 published in 1969, 1841-1941, xii, 212pages, illustrated, dustjacket spine a tad faded, previous owners name on front endpaper. Volume 2 published in 1971, 1941-1970, xi, 316pages, illustrated, previous owners name on front endpaper. Both volumes in very condition. ; 240 x 155mm Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3572  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A MYSTERY FOR NINEPENCE
Gegan, Phyllis
Collins London and Glascow 1967 
 Hard Cover 156pp; blue boards, "Seagull Library" ; 185 x 125mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10258  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A PICTURE ATLAS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Alnwick, H.
George G. Harrap London 1937 1st Edition
 Pictorial Cloth 31 pages of maps in colour & 32 pages text.; 290 x 220mm Very Good
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6005  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A SWAG OF STORIES
Garfield, Leon (Collected By)
ISBN: 0727005847
Rigby Adelaide 1977 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 142pp; illustrated by Caroline Harrison. ; 240 x 155mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12582  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A WINTER AMID THE ICE and Other Stories
Verne, Jules
Sampson Low, Marston & Co London  
 Hard Cover pp176, 96. 32page list of books for Boysand Girls (dated 1936), illustrations, blue boards faded along spine, illustration of monkey in tree in black, previous owner's inscription to verso frontis. ; 190 x 125mm Very Good
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10076  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ACTION ANNUAL 1979
no author
IPC Magazines London  
 Illustrated Boards 127pp; A Fleetway Annual, ; 275 x 190mm Near Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5251  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ADRIFT IN THE ARCTIC
Morrison, J. Strang
Oxford University Press London 1936 Reprint
 Hardcover With a colour frontispiece, original blind embossed red cover boards with a good dustjacket, church prize plate on front endpaper ; 190 x 130mm; 287 pages 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15618  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ADVENTURE THRILLS FOR BOYS
no author
Juvenile Productions London  
 Paper Covered Boards colour and black and white illustrations, previous owner's inscription dated 1938, spine splt along side, edges rubbed. ; 265 x 190mm Good with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12629  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ADVENTURES OF THE WISHING CHAIR
Blyton, Enid
Budget Books  1988 Reprint
 Illustrated Boards 117pp; illust, ; 280 x 220mm Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3834  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AMONG THE CANNIBALS
Verne, Jules.
Ward Lock & Co London  
 Hard Cover no date noted, red decorative boards, title in gilt & black, spine faded, new endpapers, b/w frontis, , illustrations by Henry Austin. Contains 'The Mysterious Document (pp179), 'On The Track' (pp179), 'Among The Cannibals' (pp188), 4 pages book lists at rear. Overall, a very nice copy. Digital images available on request. ; 195 x 130mm Very Good
Price: $80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7347  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AMONG THE CANNIBALS
Verne, Jules.
Ward, Lock & Co. London  
 Decorative Cloth no date, 192pp; blue boards dec in black a little rubbed at spine ends & corners, inscription to ffep, frontis.; 175 x 120mm Good
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3552  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AN ENCHANTED GARDEN Fairy Stories
Molesworth, Mrs.
T. Fisher Unwin London 1892 1st Edition
 Decorative Cloth 221pp; (+8) , cream/blue decorated boards, corners slightly bumped, page edges & e/ps decorated in same floral pattern as cover boards, front e/p hinge split but holding, previous owners name on verso front e/p, illust by W. J. Hennessy. Internally clean. ; 165 x 110mm Very Good+
Price: $85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3746  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ARCTIC SPY
Channel, A.R.
Collins London 1962 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 192 pages, 4 illustrations.; 200 x 120mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4396  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ARTEMIS FOWL
Colfer, Eoin
ISBN: 0141312122
Puffin Books  2002 
 Paper Back 278pp; ; 195 x 125mm Fine with no dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12365  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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ARTEMIS FOWL the Arctic Incident
Colfer, Eoin
Puffin England 2002 
 Paper Back vii, 293pp; proof copy, embargo stamp 2002 to half title page. ; 215 x 130mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11908  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIAN FAIRY TALES
Cook, Hume
J. Howlett-Ross Melbourne 1925 1st Edition
 Hardcover With six mounted colour illustrations and many black and white drawings throughout by Christian Yandell. Presentation copy signed by the authorHume-Cook was a politician and a president of the Australian Natives Association and this copy was gifted and signed by him in his capacity as president of the Australian Natives Association. ; 295 x 230mm; 140 pages; Signed by Author Very Good+
Price: $350.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21370  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AVENGERS Disassembled - the Marvel Ulitimate Graphic Novel Collection, Volume 34
Bendis, Michael Brian & Finch, David
ISBN: 1906965781
Hachette Partworks London 2012 
 Hardcover A very good copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; Marvel - the Ultimate Graphic Novels Collection; 265 x 180mm Very Good+
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22328  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BALLET STORIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Davidson, Gladys
Cassell London 1965 4th Edition
 Hard Cover x, 179pp; illustrations.; 205 x 135mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9685  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BANNING AND BLESSING
Roberts, Margaret
Victor Gollancz London 1967 
 Hard Cover 192pp; 5 b/w illustrations, very good copy in unclipped dustwrapper; 205 x 130mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7561  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BATTLE HONOUR COMBAT PICTURE LIBRARY NO. 1167
no author
Moore Harness Leicester 1984 
  66 pages of comics, wrappers a tad chipped, otherwise very good.; 170 x 120mm Very Good
Price: $5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8307  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BELINDA THE BEETLE
Awdry, Rev. W.
Brockhampton Press Leicester 1960 Second Impression
 Hard Cover 88pp; illustrated by Ionicus. Yellow boards, top corners a tad bumped, previous owner's name to front endpaper. By the author of "Thomas the Tank Engine" series. ; 205 x 135mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11151  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BETWEEN OURSELVES
Griffiths, Lexie
Angus & Robertson Sydney/London 1945 
 Card Cover 41pp; illustrations by Pixie O'Harris, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, hinge split to front e/p, covers a tad soiled.; 185 x 120mm Very Good
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6111  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIBLE PICTURES AND STORIES.
Evans, Mrs. Adelaide Bee
Signs Publishing Co. Warburton, Victoria, Australia 1945 1st Edition
 Hard Cover Vol. 1 - EASY STEPS IN THE BIBLE STORY from Creation to Joseph and Vol. 2 - MEN OF MIGHT. Vol. 3 - STORIES OF THE KINGS from David to Christ, and Vol. 4 - THE CHILDREN'S FRIEND Pictures and Stories of the Life Of Jesus. 4 volumes bound in to 2 volumes, red half leather bindings, gift Inscription dated 1945. 758 pages in total, illustrated with colour and black and white plates, title in gold on front covers and spines, decorative endpapers, marbled page edges. ; 230 x 165mm; 758 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21576  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIGGLES FAILS TO RETURN
Johns, Captain W. E.
Hodder & Stoughton London 1950 Third Impression
 Hard Cover With illustrations by Stead, map on front endpaper, dustjacket is missing front flap and chipped at front top panel and spine ends. ; 190 x 125mm; 223 pages Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20362  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIGGLES FAILS TO RETURN
Johns, Captain W. E.
Hodder & Stoughton London 1950 Third Impression
 Hard Cover With illustrations by Stead, map on front endpaper, dustjacket is missing front flap and chipped at front top panel and spine ends. ; 190 x 125mm; 223 pages Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20362  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIGGLES OF THE SPECIAL AIR POLICE
Johns, Captain W. E.
Dean & Son London  
 Hard Cover v, 183pp; green boards, previous owner's name to half title page, unclipped dustwrapper a tad chipped. ; 190 x 130mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12939  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BIGGLES TAKES A HOLIDAY
Johns, Captain W. E.
Hodder and Stoughton London 1952 Fifth Impression
 Hard Cover 191pp; illustrated by Stead. Red boards, previous owner's stamp to front endpaper.; 190 x 125mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13409  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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