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Was it Yesterday? The Autobiography of Pixie O'Harris. [signed imited edition]

By O'Harris, Pixie

Adelaide: Rigby, 1983. 119pp, appendix, num bw & col ills. Or blue leather with tan leather spine and corners, in slipcase. Slipcase surface curling from card at top and bottom, some light rubbing. SIGNED, numbered limited edition of 150 copies of which this #144. Autobiography of one of Australia's best known and best loved children's book illustrators. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Slipcase. 4to.

$81.14

The Way of the Whirlwind.

By Durack, Mary & Elizabeth.

Sydney: Consolidated Press, 1945. 79pp, 12 tipped in col plates, num bw ills, pictorial endpapers. Or pictorial papered boards with black cloth spine. Boards rubbed/worn at edges, prev owner name on front free endpaper. Acknowledged as the major work of Mary and Elizabeth Durack, the color plates are truly delightful and far ahead of their time. The story of aboriginal children Nungaree and Jungaree, in search of their baby brother who has been stolen by the whirlwind. . Fifth Printing. Hard Cover. Near Very Good. Folio.

$121.72

The Song of Celestine.
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The Song of Celestine.

By Redfield, James; Lillegard, Dee.

Boston: Little, Brown, 1998. Unpaginaed (approx 48pp), col ills. Or pictorialglossy boards with cloth spine. Near new. SIGNED by artist on title page.. Signed by Artist. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Morrissey, Dean.. 4to.

$16.91

Good Faeries / Bad Faeries.
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Good Faeries / Bad Faeries.

By Froud, Brian.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. Unpaginated (approx 200pp), num col ills. Or cream boards in jacket. Very light edge wear to jacket. Two books- Good faeries and Bad Faeries published together in a back-to-back format.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.

$16.91

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

By Irving, Washington.

London: Bloomsbury Books, 1985. 103pp, line drawings, col plates. Or green cloth in jacket. Light edge wear to jacket. Re-issue of the American classic with delightful Rackham illustrations.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur.. Small 4to.

$13.52

Old Man Fire and Other Australian Stories. Volume IV.

By Adams, L. & G.

Sydney: William Collins, 1984. Unpaginated (114pp), col ills, pictorial endpapers. Or pictorial glossy boards. Some fading to boards. Very nice illustration. Includes the stories Old Man Fire, How the Rainbow was Made; The Spitrit in the Stream and the The Butterflies of Spring taken from Aboriginal lore.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by McKenzie, Murray; Hook, Jo Anne; Riordan, Chris; Olive, Barry.. 4to.

$27.05

More Adventures of Ginger Meggs. Sunbeam's Book Series 19.

By Bancks, James C.

Sydney: Asociated Newspapers, 1942. 32pp, col ills. Or pictorial card. Covers detached but present, small tears to edge of covers, some creases and minor rubbing, 5cm tear to bottom of rear cover. Complete. Scarce wartime Ginger Meggs cartoon/comic book.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair to Good. 4to.

$54.10

Lost Farm of the Seven Hills.

By Hill, Valerie.

Sydney: Vieyard Press, 1993. 68pp, plan, index, bibliography, num col ills, pictorial endpapers. Pictorial glossy boards. Near new. The story of a pioneer farm (Bella Vista) discovered by several children at Seven Hills.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to.

$16.91

Queensland School Readers (illustrated). Book III

Brisbane: Issued by The Department of Public Instruction, 1914. 232 pages, b/w ills throughout. Or red cloth. Spine fadedand small mark to rear cover, prev owner name and school stamp (noted as received 1924) at front. A very nice copy.. Not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$50.72

Queensland School Reader Grade IV

Brisbane: Issued by The Department of Public Instruction, 1946. 184 pages, col frontis, b/w & col ills throughout. Or maroon cloth. Prev owners name on front free endpaper, price stamped on front pastedown. Occasional coloured pencil marking. Spine faded and remants of label (?) on both pastedowns. A nice copy. . Not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$33.81

Queensland School Reader Grade VII

Brisbane: Issued by The Department of Public Instruction, 1943. 184 pages, col frontis, b/w & col (4) ills throughout. Or tan cloth. Small piece torn from top corner of front free endpaper otherwise an exceptionally nice copy. . Not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$33.81

The Golden Staircase. Poems and Verses for Children.

By Chisholm, Louey (chosen by)

London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1900. xxxi, 361pp, indexes, 16 col plates. Or white cloth with intricate Art Nouveau decoration and title in gilt, top edge gilt. Spine a little sunned, prev owner bookplate inside front cover, toning to edges and endpapers. Collection of poems and verse for children, beautifully illustrated.. Edition Not Stated.. Hard Cover. Near Very Good. Illus. by Spooner, M. Dibdin.. Large 8vo.

$50.72

Great Britain for Little Britons.

By Bulley, Eleanor.

London: Wells, Gardner, Darton & Co., 1887. xii, 284pp + publishers catalogue at rear, bw ills, col map endpapers. Or brown cloth highly decorated in gilt and colour. Red mark to rear board, endpapers toned, page edges foxed, occasional moderate foxing. Full page prize inscription to front blank dated 1889. . Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$50.72

Rediscovering Easter Island. How History is Invented.
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Rediscovering Easter Island. How History is Invented.

By Pelta, Kathy.

Minneapolis: Lerner Publications, 2001. 112pp, index, sources, notes, num bw ills, map. Or pictorial boards in jacket. Near new. The story of Easter Island for younger readers.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Small 4to.

$10.14

Sing a Song of Bushland.

By McKay, Kathleen.

Sydney: John Sands Pty Ltd, 1953. 16pp, col ills. No date-NLA suggests 1953. Brief gift note inside front cover, scuff at top of front cover, creases to boards and surface insect damage to red cloth spine. Delightfully illustrated Australian children's book.. Apparent First. Hard Cover. Good Plus. Illus. by Davies, Bill.. 4to.

$23.67

The Muruk Chicks.

By McInnes, Dianne.

Bathurst: Robert Brown & Associates, 1983. 20pp, col ills. Or pictorial card. Some minor toning to covers. Childrens book set in PNG with 2 New Guinea boys and cassowaries. Suited to upper primary level.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Ross, Graeme.. 4to.

$23.67

Duck Williams and His Cobbers.

By Davison, Fred.

Sydney: Angus & Robertson (Eden), 1939. 287pp. Or red cloth in jacket. Jacket spine faded-NOT price clipped. Some toning to endpapers, very minor foxing to page edges. SIGNED and inscribed by author (To Sybil E Dowse with Fred Davisons Compliments Jan 1941) on front free endpaper. Fine studies of Australian boyhood told with understanding and humour. . Signed & Inscribed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$236.67

Pearl Diver. [Young Moderns Bookshelf.]

By Berge, Victor; Lanier, Henry Wysham.

New York: The Sun Dial Press, 1937. 352pp,bw ills. Or blue cloth lacking jacket. Prev owner bookplate on front pastedown, name on front pastedown. Victor Berge's true experiences as a pearl diver told for younger readers.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo.

$13.52

The Aboriginal Children's History of Australia.

By Marika, Wandjuk (introduction); Australia's Aboriginal Children.

Adelaide: Rigby, 1977. 149pp, num col ills. Or ochre cloth in jacket. Light edge wear to jacket, light foxing to top edge. Australia's history as told and illustrated by Aboriginal children.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Australia's Aboriginal Children.. 4to.

$20.29

The Coconut Shell Canoe. A Legend from New Guinea. Reeds Pacific Readers. Junior.

By Author Not Stated

Wellington: A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1960. 12pp, bw ills. Or pictorial card. A little light toning to covers. No date-c1960s. Young readers presentation of a New Guinea legend with delightful illustrations.. Apparent First. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo.

$20.29

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