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Don’t Put Mustard in the Custard
Rosen, Michael
ISBN: 0590542362
Scholastic Childrens Books  1996 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Laminated Boards   Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004437  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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It Just Lies There from the Beginning: Aboriginal Stories and Poems from the Top End
Bil Bil, Marjorie
ISBN: 0949659851
Iad Press Alice Springs, Australia 1995 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Paper covered boards, decorative orange endpapers, 40pp, illustrated with green monochrome drawings in the text. This collection of poems and stories tells a picture of the author, her life and culture. Marjorie Bil Bil is a Marri Ammu woman from the Top End of Australia. She tells of learning her language, her work as a teacher, dancing with the elders, learning to paint and weave, and shares the Dreaming stories passed from generation to generation. Very good condition, just a few dustmarks on covers. 200g.  Very Good
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004480  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Prometheus Bound, Translated Into English Rhyming Verse, with Introduction and Notes By Gilbert Murray
Aeschylus; Gilbert Murray (translator)
George Allen & Unwin London 1931 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth Green cloth covers, 80pp. Tears up to 1cm and chips up to 3mm at clipped wrapper's spine ends, some discolouration to wrapper. Minor rubbing to edges oc covers, name on front free endpaper, a little age spotting to edges and endpapers and (a few) margins. 160g.  Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004569  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Where the Dead Men Lie and Other Poems
Barcroft Henry Boake
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1897 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth Third thousand. Textured blue cloth covers, 208pp, 32 illustrations including frontis with tissue guard, gilt top page edges. Rubbing to corners and spine ends, slight fading to spine and margins. Age shading and spotting to edges and endpapers, occasional finger mark to margin. Half of tissue guard is torn away. 500g unpacked weight.  Good+
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004863  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Warrumbungle Book Of Verse
Dorothy Carmichael ( Ed )
Warrumbungle Historical Society Coonabaraban 1978 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover 28 page booklet. Couple of small surface rubs to covers.  Very Good
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001600  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Hoyi Na! Azania. Poems on an African Struggle
Christine Douts Qunta
Marimba Enterprises NSW, Australia 1979 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover 71pp. Owner annotation on front free endpaper. Fine condition. 179g.  Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000133  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Tunning of Elynour Rumming
John Skelton (Laureat)
Fanfrolico Press London 1928 Numbered
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover With decorations from drawings in colour and line by Pearl Binder. Number 240 of a limited edition of 550, artist's initials to title page. Hessian covers illustrated by three Xs and a tankard. 47pp. The humorous poem was written by John Skelton in the early sixteenth century, and describes an alehouse, its proprietess Elynour Rumming, and the customers who come to her establishment. Owner bookplate to front stuckdown, age shading to endpapers and spine label, otherwise in very good condition. 412g.  Very Good
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006186  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Pan Tadeusz
Adam Mickiewicz
J M Dent and Sons, E P Dutton & Co London, New York 1919 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth Polish classic translated by George Rapall Noyes. 354pp. Everyman's Library. Red cloth titles with blindstamped motif and gilt titles. Slight fading to spine, owner name on front stuckdown, a couple of age spots to edges and endpapers. Nice solid copy. 240g.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005915  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Martyrs of Provence
William Herries Madden MD
William Whyte & Co Edinburgh 1842 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Cloth Very dark green (near black) cloth covers with embossed pattern, gilt titles on spine, rough cut fore edges, 305pp. One long narrative poem (247pp, based loosely on fact) followed by several "lyrical pieces". Tears along spine joints, binding visible between front stuckdown and next page (front free endpaper missing), owner name on front endpaper, back blank endpapers have some stains, chips and last free endpaper is only weakly attached. Additional stains to lower margin edges and some toning to margins and endpapers. Text clean, no loose pages. The author was known as a medical doctor and author of several medical texts, in particular "The Anatomy of the Human Body". 283g.  Fair
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005460  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning , from 1826 to 1844. Edited, with a Memoir, By John H Ingram.
John H Ingram; [Mrs] Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co London; New York; Melbourne 1895 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Decorative Cloth Extremely attractive binding, with blue cloth covers with black and gilt decorations and and a motiif entitled "Moxon's Popular Poets". Floral decorative endpapers, very bright gilt to all page edges, black and white frontis, 400pp, decorative red outline/margins to pages.. Minimal rubbing to covers corners, couple of tiny marks to backcover, some age shading to endpapers. Just lovely, they don't make them like this any more. Undated, worldcat states 189?. 620g.  Very Good
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006521  Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd
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Collected Plays (Volume 5)
Brecht, Bertolt; Manheim, Ralph (ed); and Willlett, John
ISBN: 0394471075
Pantheon Books New York, USA 1972 First American Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with tan boards, first American edition, 776gms, 467 pages. Plays include: Life of Galileo; The Trial of Lucullus; and Mother Courage and Her Children. Book is in good condition with minor general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front endpaper from a previous owner. Dust jacket is in fair to good condition with light shelf wear, chipping, creasing and a few small nicks tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: PLA96  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Rant: The High Performance Poems of Cameron M. Semmens
Semmens, Cameron M.
ISBN: 0975710001
Curdnatta Publishing House Montagu Bay, TAS, Australia 2005 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, 162g, 74pgs. This book features the ranting poetry of Cameron M. Semmens. He rants against and for all manner of things, and in the process is funny, tragic, bitter, humble, honest, ironic, weird, and human. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: POE130  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Mary Called Him "Mister"
Lawson, Henry, Illustrated by John Anthony King
Macmillan Melbourne 1991 First Edition
4to Hard Cover Laminated Boards. Fine. First Edition. 4to. 32pp. A small selection of beautifully illustrated poems concentrates on life of women in the bush. Ills. by John Anthony King.  Near Fine
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18297  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Penny Poets VII: Evangaline and Other Poems
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Review of Reviews London 1895 
12mo Wrapper 60pp. + iv pages catalogue. Brown paper wrapper. Wrapper complete and with full spine but is detached. Has been inserted into a second paper wrapper for protection. This additional wrapper also dates circa 1895. In the Masterpiece Library series. Contact EldoradoBooksfor details postage reduction.  Fair - Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008469  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Ginger Mick
C.J. Dennis
Angus & Robertson London 1982 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Slipcase 500g. shelf wear.some rubbing to slipcase plus small sticker residue mark.  Good to Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 044201  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Perverse Serenity
Robyn Rowland
Spinifex Australia 1990 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback 90g. shelf wear. large prev owner inscription to title page otherwise neat.  Good to Very Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 044200  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Dreaming A UniVerse: Gondwanaland Flower
Andrew Glikson
Union Offset Canberra 1997 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback 320 gms. A poetic & photographic journey through time. Extended 1997 version. In as new condition, very presentable book.  As New
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000366  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Bush Ballads & Galloping Rhymes
Adam Linsay Gordon
Seal Books Australia 1995 
 Paperback 260 gms.  Very Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000278  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Spiegel the Cat
David Martin
F. W. Cheshire Melbourne 1961 First American Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Cloth Spine chipped top and bottom. Previous owner inscription. Jacket is torn in several places and is quite worn. Delightful book. 420 gms.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000102  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Watcher on the Hill: Poem, Pictures of People, Places
Len Martin
James Yeats and Sons Bairnsdale 1994 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback Signed by Author: to _____ with best wishes from Len Martin 16/12/1996. 145 gms.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000097  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Complete Poems
William Shakespeare
Gramercy Books New York 1993 
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall  Original owners inscription on inside cover. 425 gms.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000006  Bookseller: Book Lore
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12 Spanish American Poets: An Anthology
H.R. Hays
Beacon U. S. A. 1971 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback fading to spine, otherwise very tight and clean. near fine condition. 385 gms.  Very Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003424  Bookseller: Book Lore
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In the Church of Latter Day Consumers
Bruce Roberts
Cornford Press Tasmania 1994 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Paperback 115 gms  As New
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004437  Bookseller: Book Lore
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In the Church of Latter Day Consumers
Bruce Roberts
Cornford Press Tasmania 1994 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Paperback 115 gms  As New
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004438  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Western Whispers and Other Verses
E.A. Bridge
William Brooks Australia 1972 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Pictorial Cover 120 gms. fine hard card cover copy. small price sticker removal mark on fep, otherwise fine. very clean and tight  Fine
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004439  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Landscape
Joy Learmonth
Self Published Australia 1998 First Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Soft Cover 125 gms. small patch of rubbing to fep about size of finger printer, otherwise fine.  Fine
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004441  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Shevchenko the Man
DMytro Chub
Bayda Books Australia 1985 First Australian Edition
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Soft Cover book is fine and clean except for top 1/5 of front card cover has 2cm tear along front hinge, major creasing and folding to fop edge of card cover. the rest of the book is fine and appears unread  Fair
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004443  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Quiet as Moss: Thirty Six Poems By Andrew Young
Andrew Young
Rupert Hart Davis London 1959 First British Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth some light foxing to pale blue dj and flaps. minor rubbing to corners and edges. light fading to spine. dj is priceclipped. still a very attractive and neat copy. 320 gms.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004445  Bookseller: Book Lore
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Monarchs & the Muse: Poems by the Kings and Queens of England
Sally Purcell
Carcanet Press Great Britain 1972 First British Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth jacket has 1cm tear from top near front edge. rest of jacket has minor rubbing to edges. dj is priceclipped. otehrwise very clean and bright. book is very good. 420gms.  Very Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004453  Bookseller: Book Lore
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The Collected Works of Herbert Trench: Volume 1
no author
Jonathon Cape London 1924 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Cloth foxing to page edges, major acid transfer to fep. some rubbing to blue cloth, otherwise neat and tight. 510 gms.  Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004454  Bookseller: Book Lore
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