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Peter Davies, London, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Bright blue coloured cloth covered boards with white coloured titles to the back strip. The author went in search of inspiration, characters, a plot and other raw materials to write a novel in the Romantic tradition. Bumping and rubbing to the… Read more
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Unnatural Break; A Commercial Novel

by Girtin, Tom

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Published
1959
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hutchinson of London, London, 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. Illustrator: Roy Sanford -- Cover Art. 300 g.; VI, 7-168 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with numerous advertisements for various products from the British papers/magazines. Black coloured board with a pink illustration to the lower right-hand corner of the… Read more
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The Inimitable Jeeves

by Wodehouse, P. G

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Published
No date
Condition
Fair
Edition
Fourth Printing
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AU$18.05

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Herbert Jenkins Limited, London, No date. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 355 g.; VI, 7-256 pages, last page blank. Dull green coloured cloth boards with illustration of two men on the front cover in a darker green and dark green titles to the front panel and backstrip. This book is definitely showing… Read more
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The Anstruther (Captain) Cook Book

by Anstruther, Gilbert

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Published
1970
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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Murray, Sydney . Melbourne . London, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Jack Waugh. 325 g.; VI, 7-112 pages. The text is illustrated with small black-and-white illustrations by Jack Waugh. Green coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Rubbing it to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. … Read more
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The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag

by Rankin, Robert

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385409209
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AU$21.65

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Doubleday, London, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Robert Rankin -- Cover Art. Bright blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with white and yellow titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the… Read more
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All Change

by Butler, Joan (pseudonym of Alexander, Robert W. 1905-1980, who also wrote as Joan Alexander)

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Published
1955
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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AU$43.30

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Stanley Paul and Co., Ltd, London, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 246 g.; IV, 192 pages, last blank. Bright green coloured boards with black writing on the spine. Offset tanning to the endpapers, aged toning of the top and front edges. Illustrated dustwrapper, with red and blue writing to the front panel… Read more
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You're Telling Me

by Howard, W. S

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Published
1946
Condition
Poor Condition
Edition
First Edition
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Condor Book , Sydney, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Poor Condition/No Dust Jacket. 170 g.; VIII, 168 pages, last the page is blank. Pale blue coloured boards with blue titles to the front panel and back strip. Rubbing and chipping to the head and to the heel of the back strip and rubbing… Read more
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Crazy Island

by Andrew, Patrick

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Published
1994
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780646027548
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AU$14.43

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Gordon A. Publishers, Sydney, 1994. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Signed by Author on Title Page. VI, 192 pages, last blank. Illustrated front cover, showing a volcano erupting and people running away, with black writing on the front panel and spine. Rubbing and creasing to the book corners. The laminate has started… Read more
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Crazy Island

by Andrew, Patrick

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Published
1994
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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9780646027548
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AU$18.05

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Gordon A. Publishers, Sydney, 1994. First Edition. Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Signed by Author on Title Page. VI, 192 pages, last blank. Illustrated front cover, showing a volcano erupting and people running away, with black writing on the front panel and spine. Rubbing and creasing to the book corners. The laminate has started… Read more
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Fables for Our Time and Famous Poems Illustrated

by Thurber, James

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Published
1943
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
Reprint
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Blue Ribbon Books, Garden City, New York, 1943. Reprint. Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: James Thurber. Illustrated with with James Thurber's inimitable black-and-white line drawings. Illustrated front board, showing multiple illustrations by James Thurber, with ochre coloured insert with black and white writing on the front panel and white on the spine. Heavy rubbing… Read more
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Panda Ray

by Kandel, Michael

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Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312143879
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AU$14.43

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St Martins Press, New York, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Ron Woletsky -- Front Cover. Red coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the spine. Illustrated dust wrapper, by Ron Woletsky, with green and black colour titles to the front panel and green and white coloured titles to the backstrip. When… Read more
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My Uncle's Strange Voyages

by Robinson, Richard G

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Published
1964
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Hardback Edition
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AU$10.50

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Andre Deutsch, London, 1964. First Hardback Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: John Verney. 158pp., last 2 blank. The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations by John Verney. Red coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Bumping to the head and heel of the spine and to that top right-hand… Read more
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Me an' th' Son

by Rudd, Steele [A. H. Davis]

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Published
1924
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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AU$36.09

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N.S.W. Bookstall Co, Sydney, 1924. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Percy Lindsay. list of illustrations. Within the text there are 7 full-page black and white illustrations drawn by Percy Lindsay. Red coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. A book by the creator of "Dad and… Read more
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Uncle Aethelred

by Howard W.S

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Published
1944
Condition
Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
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N.S.W. Bookstall Co, Sydney, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Mahon " -- Cover Art. 192 pages, last blank. Red coloured boards with black writing on the spine. Bumping, rubbing and fading to the head and to the heel of the spine and there is bumping and rubbing to… Read more
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Chronicles of Boobyalla

by Wannan, Bill

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780727010919
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AU$7.87

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Rigby, Adelaide, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Within the text there are black and white illustrations and photographs from (purportedly) Boobyallas' history. Green coloured boards with white writing on spine. Corners of book slightly rubbed at the bottom edges of book show shelf wear. The head and… Read more
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