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Little Learner's Noah's Ark Picture Book

by [Kangaroos; Religious Tract Society]

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Published
1880
Condition
Good + overall
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$125.00

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London: Religious Tract Society, 1880. Paperback. Good + overall. The Religious Tract Society had many series of books for children. This one has very high quality colored lithographic illustrations, four single illustrations of Noah and the building of the Ark, the Dove arriving, etc. The double page illustration at the center of the book is charming… Read more
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The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia. Vol. XI. Marsupialia or Pouched Animals

by Jardine, William. G.R. Waterhouse

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Published
1841
Condition
Very good
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$175.00

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Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars, 1841. Hardcover. Very good. Small 8vo, xvi, 323 pp, 3/4 black leather and maroon buckram boards, gilt titles in 5 compartments on spine, hand colored portrait of John Barclay, and a memoir of Barclay, 34 other hand colored plates bound at rear. Spine chipped at head, rubbed at edges and corners. Internally very clean,… Read more
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France, 1867. French children's strip puzzle, a "Jeu de Baguette", with scenes of life from 4 countries around the world on separate chromolithographed illustrated sheets; the puzzle itself on illustrated strips, which must be rotated to assemble the scenes illustrated on each of the sheets. A period paper label on the top cover with manuscript ink inscription, "Jeu… Read more
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$2,500.00
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ABC A Letter and Picture Book

by [Childrens]

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Published
1928
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Very good + overall
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$125.00

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Akron, Ohio: Saalfield, 1928. Hardcover. Very good + overall. Scarce children's color illustrated alphabet book, with a leaping kangaroo illustration for the letter "K". World Cat locates only one copy, at the Newberry Library. 8vo, [41] pp, color and monochrome illustrations throughout, illustrated end papers. Color printed paper covered boards, with large ABC. "No. 356" printed… Read more
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image of Peter Parley's Method of Telling About Geography to Children. With Nine Maps and Seventy-Five Engravings, Principally for the Use of Schools

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New York: F. J. Huntington, 1838. Hardcover. Good + condition. Children's geography primer with woodblock illustration of a kangaroo, and a short history of Australia (p104 - 106): "About 40 years ago, the English made a settlement near Botany Bay. To this place the English government sent thieves, and other bad people from England. It is… Read more
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$75.00
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Sydney: New South Wales Government Immigration and Tourist Bureau, 1915. Tourist brochure printed for distribution as a souvenir of the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915. With color lithographed cover depicting 2 views of the rocks at South Head. With views of North Head, Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour Picnic Ground, coastal promontories, Cowan Creek,… Read more
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$85.00
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The Pacific Coast of New South Wales Australia

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Published
1913
Condition
Very good condition
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$75.00

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Sydney: New South Wales Government Immigration and Tourist Bureau, 1913. Very good condition. Tourist brochure for sites along the shore, with color lithographed cover of the rocks at South Head. With views of North Head, Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour Picnic Ground, coastal promontories, Cowan Creek, Illawarra District, National Park South Coast, Views on the… Read more
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$75.00
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Book about Birds

by [Children's] [Lyre Bird] Merrill, Rufus and Co, publishers

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Published
1850
Condition
Very good condition
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$95.00

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Concord, New Hampshire: Rufus Merrill and Co, 1850. Wraps. Very good condition. Eleven birds of the world are illustrated including a full page woodblock illustration of an Australian lyrebird. Descriptions of eight birds appear, including the swallow, the Boat-Bill (of Brazil), the Roseate Spoonbill, blue jay, hoopoe, robin, belted kingfisher & the dove. 12mo,… Read more
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$95.00
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Fisher & Brother's ABC

by [Kangaroo; Childrens]

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Published
1850
Condition
Good - condition
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$75.00

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Philadelphia: Fisher & Brother, No. 8 South Sixth Street, 1850. Wraps. Good - condition. A scarce children's illustrated primer, not recorded in Trove, with color animal woodblock illustrations, the letter K illustrated by a kangaroo: "the kangaroo is a very queer little creature. It is found in a place called New Holland" (p6). Each page with… Read more
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$75.00
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Bull Durham tobacco advertising postcard, with kangaroos

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Published
1910
Condition
Very good condition
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$55.00

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[Durham, North Carolina], 1910. Very good condition. Chromolithographed postcard advertising the world famous North Carolina loose leaf tobacco, with a wonderful image of two children racing ostriches around a race track as kangaroos watch from the other side of the fence. B-29 printed at lower left corner. 3 1/4 x 5 1/2". Divided back, not… Read more
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"Lonely Australia": the National Geographic Magazine, 1916. Single issue

by Gregory, Herbert

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Published
1916
Condition
Very good condition
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$20.00

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Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 1916. Wraps. Very good condition. Entire single issue devoted to Australia, profusely illustrated with b&w photographic plates and maps. Concludes with images of Australian & New Zealand troops parading in London; Australian troop ships embarking for France, and the welcome home to returning hospital ship. Vol XXX, Number… Read more
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image of Fanciful chromolithographic view of American Bison, Water Buffalo, long horned sheep & a pair of Kangaroos

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Germany, 1880. Very good condition. Colorful chromolithograph, with the animal images printed in slightly raised format. The quality of the lithography suggests that it is of German manufacture. Approx. 6 x 4", blank on back, with remnants of paper where it was removed from a scrap album. Very good condition. Signed in the lower… Read more
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$45.00
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Kangaroo Twins

by Hogan, Inez

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Published
1938
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$75.00

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine copy of the first edition in the original pictorial dust jacket, now in mylar protective cover. Charming illustrations in children's tale of twin kangaroos, Kim and Kip, one good and one naughty, who learn an important lesson. Written and illustrated by an American author who wrote… Read more
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image of 'Sunny Andy' Hoop-O-Loop  (metal shooting game) including kangaroo, polar bear, elephant, lion, panther, etc. as targets

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Pittsburgh: Wolverine Supply & Mfg. Co, 1925. Good +. A shooting gallery game in which hoops are to be shot from a rifle apparatus mounted at the bottom of the game towards pegs at the top of the game mounted on wild animals pictures with various point values, including a kangaroo (20 points!). Other animals include a… Read more
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$85.00
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'About Animals'

by Smart, Adam

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Published
1936
Condition
Very good overall
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$110.00

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San Francisco: Adam Smart and Company, 1936. Paperback. Very good overall. A sweet illustrated, signed presentation copy of rhyming children's book by Alfred Sutro a.k.a. Adam Smart. Sutro (1869-1945), was a prominent San Francisco attorney, well-known book collector, and President of the Book Club of California. The charming illustrations are printed in a single… Read more
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$110.00
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Home Book of Natural History Illustrated with One Hundred Engravings

by [Childrens; kangaroo]

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Published
1853
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$175.00

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London: David Bogue, 1853. Hardcover. From the 'Home Lesson Books' series. Scarce wood block illustrated children's volume, which includes engravings of a kangaroo and cockatoo. The kangaroo is described as "found in Australia. They have very long hind legs and thick tails. Under the breast, the female has a curious pouch, into which the… Read more
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A Hand-Book to the Marsupialia and Montremata

by Lydekker, Richard

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Published
1896
Condition
Good + overall
Edition
First printing
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$75.00

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London: Edward Lloyd Ltd., 1896. First printing. Hardcover. Good + overall. Sml. 8vo, 320pp, 38 chromolithographic plates of marsupials. One of the "Lloyds Natural History Series, edited by R. Bowdler Sharpe. Well-known for handsome plates of kangaroos, wallabies, phalangers, bandicoots, Tasmanian tiger, opossums, platypus, etc. Original binding of quarter leather, buckram, spine lightly sunned o/w good plus condition.… Read more
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Histoire Naturelle, Mammiferes: Kangurou a dos noir [with] Kangurou laineux. French instructional board showing black striped wallaby and great red kangaroo

by [Children's; Kangaroo; Wallaby] St. Hilaire, Geofffroy; Paul Duval ed

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Published
1900
Condition
Very good condition
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$175.00

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Paris: Imprimerie Lamoureux, 1900. Very good condition. An instructional board to be hung in front of the class (still with the original hanging cord) with 2 engraved plates from the 'Dictionnaire Universelle d'Histoire Naturelle', showing two marsupials, the "kangurus dorsalis; Halmaturus dorsalis, Gray" which is the Black-striped wallaby; and the "Kangurus laniger, Quoy et Gaim; Macropus Laniger,… Read more
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The Child's Illustrated ABC Book

by [Children's; Kangaroo] Chapbook

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Published
1854
Condition
Good +
Item Price
$275.00

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Philadelphia: Joseph Lyons, 1854. Wraps. Good +. Unusual child's picture book with each letter of the alphabet accompanied by an animal wood cut illustration, each on a blank backed page. With a kangaroo mother with joey for the letter "K", and quite a few other exotic animals, including the panther from Robinson Crusoe known as "Xury's Lion".… Read more
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Nouvel Alphabet des Animaux Orne d'un Grand Nombre de Gravures

by [Children's; Kangaroo]

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Published
1863
Condition
Very good overall
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$225.00

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Paris: Bernardin Bechet et Fils, 1863. Hardcover. Very good overall. A children's alphabet, rare in the trade, the only copy cited in the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. "Le kanguroo attire l'attention par la singularite de sa forme" (p41). French children's alphabet illustrated with woodblocks of animals from around the world, including the kangaroo. Includes alphabets in… Read more
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$225.00