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CALEB.

by Crew, Gary.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781863742481
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NZ$21.81

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Flinders Park, South Australia : Era, 1996. Unpaginated (approx. 45 pp.), small 4to (10 1/2" H). Wonderfully detailed full page b&w illustrations, every text page bordered by monochrome illustrations of insects. Young Caleb van Doorn is a genius, obsessed with insects. One day, he disappears and some think he may have been murdered - but his college roommate thinks… Read more
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LIFE ON THE UPPER THAMES.

by Robertson, H.R.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1875
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$363.45

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London: Virtue, Spalding, 1875. 214 pp, 4to (11" H). Red leather binding with gilt lettering/decoration on boards, spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering, banding/decoration. Marbled endpapers with gilt dentelle edges, all edges gilt. 36 full-page b&w plates plus 74 additional small b&w illustrations - all present. A look at the people who lived along the Upper Thames, the… Read more
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THE COLOPHON. NEW GRAPHIC SERIES. 4 VOLUME SET plus COLOPHON-RELATED EPHEMERA.

by Adams, Frederick B., Jr. et al, editors. (John Carter, George Goodspeed, Rollo Silver, George L. McKay, Leo M. Alpert, Jean Hersholt, Frank J. Hynes, Carolyn Wells, Lawrence Clark-Powell, Frederic Dorr Steele, Wallace Worth, Cedric Larson, et. al.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1939
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition (remainder mark).
Item Price
NZ$363.45

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New York: Pynson Printers, 1939. The four volumes of the "New Graphic Series" of the Colophon, 10 5/8" H, pictorial front boards/spines - lacking the original glassine dust jackets. No. 1 - March 1939, 115 pp, with linoleum cut by Hans Alexander Mueller, wood engraving by Emil Ganso and additional illustration by George Cruikshank & Edward A. Wilson, plus… Read more
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OXFORD BOOK OF POETRY FOR CHILDREN.

by Blishen, Edward. (Lewis Carroll, Walter de la Mare, Edward Lear, Christina Rossetti, William Shakespeare, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred Lord Tennyson, William Wordsworth, Eleanor Farjeon, John Keats, John Clare, William Blake, James Reeves, et al.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
NZ$58.15

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New York: Franklin Watts, 1963. 168 pp, 10" H. Purple cloth with gilt lettering on spine/front board, lime green endpapers, text block edges purple. Colour illustrations. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "For Elizabeth. / Brian Wildsmith." This collection "leads children toward an appreciation of the richness and variety of English poetry. They will find humor of all shades, ballads,… Read more
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MY SCOTTISH SKETCH BOOK.

by Edwards, Lionel. (1878-1966)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1929
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
NZ$145.38

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London: Country Life, 1929. VII, 32 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H). Gray/purple cloth with paper title label on front board, purple marbled endpapers. 16 colour plates, including frontispiece (all present - clean, bright, with no tears or creases). All pages (text & illustrations) are printed on one side only on heavy stock (versos blank). Each illustration page… Read more
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TOO BAD GALAHAD.

by Cohen, Matt.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First, Limited Edition.
Item Price
NZ$29.08

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Toronto: Coach House Press, 1972. Unpaginated, oblong (7" H x 8 1/4" D). Plain yellow/orange card covers with decorated dust jacket. Printed on buff-coloured stockwith illustrations in black/red/buff. From the first edition of 1000 copies. "Galahad found the Holy Grail and saved the order. He died clutching it. In that last moment of consciousness he realised he had lived… Read more
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Tournai, Belgique: Casterman, 1952. Volumes 1 & 2 of "Le Rayon of Mystere" (complete), from "Les Aventures de Jo, Zette et Jocko" series by Herge (best known for his 'Tintin" series of books). 11 7/8" H, pictorial boards with red paper tape spines, 52 pp. each. Pictorial red/white/black endpapers, full colour cartoons throughout. **French text only.** The… Read more
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NZ$79.96
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WAKE OF THE GREAT SEALERS.

by Mowat, Farley

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Capricorn Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771015274
Item Price
NZ$94.50

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1973. 157 pp, 11 7/8" H, green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To Linda & Royston / with kind regards / & best wishes, / David Blackwood". "Farley Mowat describes the Newfoundland men of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who set out… Read more
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ARRAN OF THE BENS, THE GLENS & THE BRAVE.

by MacBride, Mackenzie.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1911
Condition
Good
Item Price
NZ$36.35

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London / Edinburgh: T.N. Foulis, 1911. ix, 231 pp + (4) pp publisher's advertising, 8" H - green cloth (faded to brown on spine) with gilt lettering on spine and front board, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed (some interior pages as yet unopened). 16 colour plates, including frontispiece (all present), tipped in with caption-bearing tissue guards - illustrations… Read more
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THE WEDNESDAY PONY.

by Cumming, Primrose.

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Capricorn Books
Condition
Very Good
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NZ$25.44

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London: Blackie & Son 190 pp, 9 1/8" H, dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, white lettering on front board. No date, but 1940s as the copyright page has "Book Production War Economy Standard" notation. 25 lovely full-page b&w illustrations, including frontispiece (all present). "Tabby and Martin Meade loved ponies and riding, so Wednesday afternoon was everything… Read more
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TYLTYL. BEING THE STORY OF MAURICE MAETERLINCK'S PLAY, "THE BETROTHAL", TOLD FOR CHILDREN. (SEQUEL TO "THE BLUE BIRD".)

by Teixeira de Mattos, Alexander. (Maurice Maeterlinck.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
NZ$72.69

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New York: Dodd, Mead, 1920. 159 pp, 10 3/8" H. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, medium blue band and circular pictorial pastedown on front board. Pictorial endpapers, 8 tipped in colour plates with tissue guards bearing captions (including frontispiece) - all present, all clean and bright, without tears or creases. Contents: The… Read more
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DAYS WITH SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY.

by (Addison, Joseph.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1886
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
NZ$29.08

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London: Macmillan, 1886. 82 pp, 8 3/8" H. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and illustration on front board. All edges gilt. Dark brown endpaper, many charming b&w illustration, including tissue-covered frontispiece - all present. The first appearance in book form - previously published in The Spectator. Contents: Sir Roger's Family; Mr. William Wimble; The… Read more
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THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH GIFT BOOK. IN AID OF THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH OF YORK HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN.

by Barrie, J.M.; Kipling, Rudyard; Young, Francis Brett; Chesterton, G.K.; Uncle Dick (B.J. Lamb); Blackwood, Algernon; Struther, Jan; Tourtel, Mary; Bagnold, Enid; Davies, W.H; Hilton, James; Mackenzie, Compton; Asquith, Herbert; de la Mare, Walter; et al.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
NZ$109.04

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935. 224 pp, 10" H. No date, but c1935. White cloth with blue lettering/decoration & silver crown and capital 'E' on spine and front board. Endpaper and title page decorations by Rex Whistler. B&w double page spread of some of the authors/artists as children, colour plates including 2 double spreads of Mickey Mouse… Read more
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ST. NICHOLAS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. FEBRUARY 1935 & MARCH 1935. 2 ISSUES.

by Morse, Sidney & Coyne, Vertie A., Editors. (Elsie Singmaster, Alexander Sprunt Jr., L.R. Davis, Adele Wyman, R.J. Burrough, Isaac Laurence Lee, John D. Morse, Hinda Teague Hill, Mildred Napier Anderson, et al.)

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Capricorn Books
Published
1935
Condition
Good
Item Price
NZ$58.15

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New York: Education Publishing Corporation , 1935. 2 issues of St. Nicholas for Boys and Girls magazine, February & March 1935, 11 1/2" H - each with cover art by Tony Sarg (pig riding bucking horse & pig singing in bath while being washed by mother) - 56 pages each. Stories and features include: Bobby Ravenel's Vocation, by Elsie… Read more
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EVANGELINE.

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1905
Condition
Good+
Item Price
NZ$50.88

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1905. 132 pp, 9 3/4" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering & white decorations on spine and front board. Beautifully decorated/illustrated throughout with pictorial endpapers, decorated title page, 22 plates, including frontispiece (mainly in tones of black/white/red, some full colour), additional small drawings, pale red decorative background to all text pages, incorporating images of hourglasses, bibles, spider… Read more
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LITTLE BLUE AND LITTLE YELLOW.

by Lionni, Leo.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1959
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
NZ$327.11

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New York: Astor / McDowell, Obolensky , 1959. Unpaginated, 8 1/4" H x 8 1/6" W. Oatmeal-colored cloth with black lettering on spine, black illustration on front board, colorfully patterned endpaper, color illustrations throughout. Dust jacket with $2.95 price intact. The author/illustrator's first children's book and winner of the 1959 New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the… Read more
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REMINISCENCES OF SCOTTISH LIFE AND CHARACTER.

by Ramsay, Dean.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1912
Condition
Good-
Edition
Sixteenth Edition.
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NZ$29.08

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London / Edinburgh: T.N. Foulis, 1912. 370 pp + (6) pp publisher's advertisements, 8 1/4" H. Medium brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. 16 tissue-covered, tipped in colour plates, including frontispiece - all present. Pastedown colour illustration on front of dust jacket. Contents: Preface; Introductory; On Religious… Read more
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LES PLUS BELLES FABLES DE LA FONTAINE.

by La Fontaine. (Jean de La Fontaine.)

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Capricorn Books
Condition
Good
Item Price
NZ$72.69

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Paris: Librairies-Imprimeries Reunies / L. Martinet 30 pp, 12 1/2" H. No date. From the Bibliotheque de la Jeunesse et de l'Enfance series. Dark green cloth spine, paper-covered boards - rear board with green, yellow and white vertical stripes, front board with title in white letters and gilt bordered colour illustration on green background. **French Text.** … Read more
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TOY TOWN: A NOVELTY PLAYSET. (PLAY SET.)

by Blyton, Enid.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780001360709
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NZ$50.88

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London: HarperCollins, 1997. Closed dimensions: 13 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W. "Open up this spectacular playset and join Noddy and his friends in Toy Town! You can bring the wonderful world of Toy Town to life with an amazing array of pop-ups, plus press-outs of Noddy, his little car, and all your other favourite Toy Town characters.… Read more
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TOY TOWN: A NOVELTY PLAYSET. (PLAY SET.)

by Blyton, Enid.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780001360709
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London: HarperCollins, 1997. Closed dimensions: 13 1/2" H x 13 1/2" W. "Open up this spectacular playset and join Noddy and his friends in Toy Town! You can bring the wonderful world of Toy Town to life with an amazing array of pop-ups, plus press-outs of Noddy, his little car, and all your other favourite Toy Town characters.… Read more
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