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[111] dark, eleanor. the timeless land. sydney: collins, 1963. 22cm x 14cm. cloth. good / no jacket. blue cloth boards faded. spine sunned. gilt spine title fair. 400 pp., minor foxing , some pencil annotations. prev owner's stamp on front fly leaf. a good copy of this classic work.


[142] dennis, c j. jim of the hills. ill. gye hal. sydney: angus & robertson, 1919. first edition. 19cm x 15cm. cloth. good / no jacket. green decorative cloth boards faded, rubbed, but still readable. printed spine title good. 2 colour plates by gye. 94 pp + 4 pp angus & robertson book list. text block tight and clean. very slight damp stain in gutter at front. scarce book of twelve poems by the author of "the songs of a sentimental bloke".


[sb524] dickens, charles. a christmas carol. ill. michael, a. c.,. london: hodder & stoughton, . first thus. 21cm x 16cm. decorative cloth. good / no jacket. no date. red cloth boards rubbed, frayed at edges and hinges but good. front board black illust. good. gilt spine title dull but good. 136 pp. paper heavily browned at edges, less in text area, brittle. some foxing near endpapers. colour frontis with tissue guard and 7 other full page colour plates tipped in + 6 b/w illust., all by a. c. michael, as called for in "illustrations". illust. endpapers. prev. owner's stamp top p 1. a very scarce edition.


[sb636] fryer, jane eayre. the mary frances knitting and crocheting book: or adventures among the knitting people.ill. boyer, jane allen. kingsway wc: george g harrap & co, . first edition. 24cm x 18cm. decorative cloth. good / no jacket. blue cloth boards worn but good. front board illust. good. 270 pp, mild yellowing but clean and tight. 8 colour plates intact. scarce title, especially in good condition.


[sb635] fryer, jane eayre. the mary frances sewing book: or adventures among the thimble people. ill. boyer, jane allen. kingsway wc: george g harrap & co, 1914. first edition. 24cm x 18cm. decorative cloth. reading / no jacket. blue cloth boards worn. front board illust. faded but good. 280 pp, some marked with pencil but good. some patterns used. approx half still intact. disbound. back flyleaf missing. scarce title in any condition.


[50] galsworthy, john. swan song. london: william heinemann ltd, 1928. first edition. 19cm x 14cm. cloth. good / no jacket. green cloth fair, bottom foredge corners bumped. spine thin. gilt title and logo on cover good. gilt title on spine faded but mostly readable. block tight, 347 pp., text clean. rear endpaper foxed. in good condition for age. stated1st edition.


[287] gordon, richard. doctor in love. london: michael joseph, 1957. first edition - second impression. 21cm x 14cm. cloth. good / good. black cloth boards fine. gilt and white spine title fine. clipped d/j chipped, soiled (now protected). 188 pp tight, minoe foxing near front and back. book # 5 in the doctor series. remember chauvinism?


[166] gordon, richard. doctor in the swim. london: michael joseph, 1962. first edition. 20cm x 14cm. cloth. very good / very good. black cloth boards slightly bumped else fine. gilt spine title and white illust. fine. 189 pp, tight, minor foxing, clean. clipped d/w chipped head & tail, foxed esle vg. (now protected). the 9th book in the doctor series.


[13] marryat, captain. masterman ready. peal classic library, cloth. fair / fair. young adult adventure. 256 pp. good tight copy. chipped d/w. pages yellowed, owner's name on endpaper.


[388] maxwell, arthur s. the children's hour with uncle arthur - book four. warburton, vic: signs publishing co, no edition stated - reprint. 23cm x 15cm. cloth. very good / good. red patterned cloth boards mildly rubbed else vg. gilding fine. unclipped d/j chipped and torn at head and foot but good. 274 pp clean and tight. marbled edges. illust endpapers. colour and b/w illust.


[113] montgomery, l m. anne of the island. sydney: angus & robertson, 1941. 19cm x 13cm. decorative cloth. good / no jacket. green decorative cloth boards bumped and slightly faded. 277 pp., text yellowed but tight and clean. a good clean copy from the series of "anne" books.


[136] strang, herbert. through the enemy's lines. a story of mesopotamia. ill. elcock, h. k.. london: humphrey milford, 1917. reprint of first edition. 19cm x 14cm. cloth. fair / no jacket. grey decorated cloth boards chipped and worn. spine slightly faded but title and illust fair. front board illust faded but fair. new recent endpapers. text block tight, some foxing throughout. 279 pp plus adverts. an adventure book for boys.


[38] swift, jonathan. gulliver's travels. ill. brock, charles e.. london: macmillan, 1980. first thus. cloth. fine / fine. facsimile edition of 1894 edition (also by macmillan). brown cloth boards, gilt title on front board and spine, all fine. unclipped d/j (tiny 8 mm tear foredge head) else fine.


[517] the birmingham small arms co. ltd. b.s.a. all distance score register. birmingham: the birmingham small arms co. ltd, 1910. 14cm x 20cm. cloth. good green blind stamped wallet style binding with ribbon tie, scuffed but good. inside front pocket partly detached but holding. 148 pp + xx pp adverts. mildly yellowed heavy card type paper. contents: tables of angles, .303 service cartridges, .303 match cartridges for service rifle, .375/.303 match cartridges, sights, wind velocity, notes, unused targets for 200, 300, 500, 600, 800, 900, 1000 & 1100 yards. adverts for marksman's rifle, webley scott pistols, bsa aperture sights, bisley 1909 rifles, eley cartridges, bsa air and miniature rifles, lynx binoculars and many more. front pocket contains a few pencilled targets plus captain j h hardcastle's wind tables with circular wheel and scales. a very collectible item for the gun enthusiast. scarce.


[sb543] vivian, charles e.. robin hood. ill. theaker, harry g.. london: ward lock & co, reprint. 25cm x 19cm. decorative cloth. good / fair. no date. pictorial front cover bumped corners else fine. blue cloth spine rubbed. back illust board vg. price clipped d/j missing head and foot of spine, chipped, some tape residue but fair. 128 pp some foxing near plates, binding tight. 16 full page colour plates by theaker. sunshine series. collectible.


[169] williams, eveline m.. the honourable upper fourth. london: cassell, 1929. first edition. 19cm x 14cm. decorative cloth. good / no jacket. decorative cloth faded, sunned. printed spine title indistinct. 154 pp, block tight, minor foxing and stains throughout. pomona state school bookplate front endpaper (nathalie armitage xmas 1934). one b/w plate tipped in. scarce juvenile novel.


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