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BUNYAN, JOHN
The Young Folks' Pilgrim's Progress
London, United Kingdom, Hutchinson. 1890, First Thus. Decorative Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Barnard, Fred. 'Being an edition of John Bunyan's immortal allegory, with all the theological discussions left out, so as to adapt the work to the Youthful Mind'. Beige bevelled bds with heavily tooled decoration Gilt with Black borders, spine browned with chips to head and foot, gilding bright, cnrs rubbed not bumped, all over floral eps have tape reinforcing to front, presentation plate to ffep dated 1891, pp 184 with 100 nice illus, interior clean only sl. foxed to ends. A very good copy. Overweight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7276
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Keywords: Barnard, Fred

 
BUTLER, ELLIS PARKER
That Pup
London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton. 1909, First British. Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Orange cloth boards, sl faded to spine, sl age toned eps, tiny worm pinhole to bottom of some pages not effecting text, pp 61 with 7 illus plates. Bright copy with no bumping or wear. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6574
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CLARK, M R
Hatherly's First Fifteen
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombes. 1930, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: F E Hiley. Not Dated [1930 NZNB C902]. Here is an ideal school-boy's story in which no fewer than four great matches take part in unfolding the plot. Many other attractions go to the making of this capital story, whose warp and woof are composed of thrilling episodes in the lives of two young Australian families, the Wentworths and the Mannings. An heroic blind boy, a football hero, a missing father, a mysterious prowler, an unexpected recovery, and a mystery cleared up at last, are some of the elements that make up a rich bill of fare such as boys and girls love. CONDITION Green illus cloth (stain to front and small nick to cloth bottom rear cnr o/w unworn) pp 254 colour frontis, 4 b/w illus plates. Copy is very bright and crisp with odd fox spot, gift inscription inside front. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14735
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Keywords: F E Hiley

 
COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE
The Last of the Mohicans : Whitcombes Story Books. No 619
New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombes. 1940, Edition Unstated. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated c1940's. An adaption of James Fenimore Coopers story. For ages 12 to 14 year olds. 159 pages with b/w illus. Bright and crisp almost as new state. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14506
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COVAULT, RUTH
There Was a Cat, Ting, Who Loved a Girl, Jeanie
Nashville, USA, K & S. 1972, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Tiers, Lowber. Yellow card wraps, upaginated, nicely illustrated with photo's and sketches through out. SIGNED by photographer to title page. Near Fine/N/A. Signed by Illustrator.
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Book number: 9827
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Keywords: Siamese Cats Tiers, Lowber

 
CREASEY, JOHN
The Black Biplane
London, United Kingdom, Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1937, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Not Dated (1937 BL) Papered bds, prize plate to ffep dated 1942, illus frontis plate, pp 90. CONDITION lightest wear to edges, chipped to spine head, interior bright and crisp apart from mild age toning to eps and sl foxing to first blank and title page due to differing paper types of opposing plate. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 12749
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DALE, W S (WILLIAM SYDNEY JOHN)
Goldenhair : A Dawool Story
Auckland 10, New Zealand, Unity Press. 1930, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Woolcott, Sina. Not Dated (c1930 NZNB D10). Nice childrens story illustrated by well known NZ artist Sina Woolcott. CONDION Stapled card wraps have rubbed spine edge with separation from lower staple down, pp 15 with lovely colour illus. Age toning to wraps and edges of pages due to paper type, a couple of tiny tears internally not effect text. Overall very nice condition. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 12741
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VAN DINE, S. S. (PSEUD) (WILLARD HUNTINGTON WRIGHT)
The Bishop Murder Case
London, United Kingdom, Cassell. 1931, 2nd Edition. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Sixth title in the 'Philo Vance Detective' crime stories. Brown bds with Yellow spine title, is fresh edges not worn and cnrs not bumped, pp 352 foxed at ends, interior clean and tight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7188
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DODGSON, DENNIS; LAWSON, PAT
Kuma is a Maori Girl
London, United Kingdom, Methuen & Co. 1965, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library, A Maori girl tells about her home, family, school, and a visit to her grandmother in Rotorua. Photo essay, this book is recognized for being one of the few children’s books that depict Maori life of the era realistically. Written as part of the Children Everywhere series to use as a social studies aid in Commonwealth countries. CONDITION Ex library with minimal markings (one stamp partly erased, classification number to copyright page, pocket remnant to rear) unpaginated with half tone photo illus, rubbed to edges, short tear to bottom of last photo page causing no loss. Mostly very nice copy for a children’s book. Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14962
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Keywords: New Zealand Maori Photography

 
DRIN, MICHAEL
Three's A Crowd
Leicester, UK, Brockhampton Press. 1950, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Otway, Leslie. Not Dated (1950 BL) Red bds with Black titles (fresh and unworn, top rear cnr bruised) pp 95 illustrated through out (tight and clean interior, not inscribed, faintly foxed end pages) Origianal wrapper is fresh with 3" and 2.5" clean tears to rear (not price clipped). Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 8716
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Keywords: Otway, Leslie

 
ELLIS, EDWARD S
Cowmen And Rustlers : A Story of the Wyoming Cattle Ranges
London, United Kingdom, Cassell. 1913, Reprint. Decorative Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Not Dated. Gift inscribed xmas 1913. Blue bds with Indian on horse to front, and young scout in buckskins to spine, light edge wear to spine ans cnrs, with sl scratches to front decoration, interior is foxed with title page quite heavily, pp 322 with 4 ilus plates plus ads. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6914
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EWING, JULIANA HORATIA
The Story of a Short Life
London, United Kingdom, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1885, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Gordon Browne. Not Dated [1885 BL] Papered bds illus, 82 pages with nice engraved illus through out. Mostly bright and solid with light scatered dust spotting. Wear to spine ends and tips, chip to mid spine. Exceptionally good for this type of binding. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 14726
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FAGAN, ANDREW
On Plastic Bag Patrol : Over the Curve of the Earth
New Zealand, Morocat. 2009, First Edition. (ISBN: 0473174361) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Burnett, Jeff. "The Tiny Triplets, Whangarei, Whakatane and Phellington - are anchored in Port Perfect. They are waiting for the wind to blow them over the curve of the Earth to far distant seas, where highly prized Giant Plastic Bags can be found. Huge sea serpents and foul-mouthed enemies lie in wait for the Sailing Boats of Saggimau." The Author is a musician, poet, broadcaster and sailor. He is also an active Dad to two boys and has woven all these familiars into a delectable story about kids in boats. 37 pages with wonderful illus both in colour and sketches through the test. Aimed a 3 to 7 year olds. New/N/A.
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Book number: 14330
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FELD, FRIEDRICH
The Day The Town Went Silent
New York, U.S.A. Scholastic Book Services. 1975, Reprint. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Briggs, Raymond. White card wraps (not worn but sl. age discoloured) pp 92 with illus through out (tight and pristine interior, not inscribed). Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 8760
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FINLEY, MARTHA
Elsie's Widowhood
London, United Kingdom, George Routledge. 1929. Decorative Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. nd originally released by Routledge 1899 this one has a gift inscription pencilled to ffep dated 1929. Bright blue bds with titles in black decorative flags, spine sl. faded with minor edge wear, pp 331 clean and tight. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 7136
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