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Gilmore's Dairy

By Jones Lloyd

New Zealand: Hodder & Stroughton, 1985. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine/near fine. first printing 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This is the scarce first printing, first edition paperback. Lloyd Jones became well known after his later book, Mister Pip made the Booker Shortlist and was favourite to win for a while. Very slight foxing can be seen to page edges.


The Light That Failed

By Rudyard Kipling

London: Macmillan, 1896. 1/2 cloth. Good. (London: Macmillan: 1896) Macmillan's Colonial Library No. 249. Half leather binding. - 5 raised bands to spine. Library stamps. Gilt stamp to front cover "Otepopo Athenaeum" a small New Zealand Library. Number on a paper label to spine.


Famous Engineers

By J F Layson

London: London Walter Scott, 1888. Full Leather. Very Good. Hardcover. Good. 304 pages.


Alice In Wonderland

By Carroll Lewis

London: Ward Lock & Co Ltd, 1915. Cloth. Good/good. Tarrant, Margaret w.. 212 pages plus 14 pages of adverts. red cloth with black writing with design of sun and clouds Publication date not shown but circa pre 1938 as there is an inscription London & Melbourne. Includes a dustjacket in good condition - has 1 in missing from bottom right hand corner of dj. Dust Jacket shows Alice holding flamingo. Royal Series advert on rear of dust jacket. Book is unmarked and in excellent order. Price not cut off . Title page calls it Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - different to dust jacket and cover.


East of the Sun and West of the Moon
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East of the Sun and West of the Moon

By Mayer Mercer

New York: Four Winds Press, 1980. First printing. Cloth. Good/fair. Mayer, Mercer. 45 pp. Signed by author "To Benedict & Gemma Best wishes Mercer Mayer '81" and a freehand drawing of a unicorn. by the author. Dust Jacket has some closed tears and some rubbing. These tears have been reinforced to the rear with archival PH70 tape. Book has purple coloured cloth. Great full page illustrations facing each page of text. Dust jacket now in a clear archival mylar Brodart cover.


Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

By Carroll Lewis

London: Allan Wingate, 1954. First edition thus. Cloth. Good/fair. Peake, Mervyn. 264 pp blue cloth with gold writing and illustrations to spine. 65 illustrations Mervyn Peake 130 x190 mm This is an Old "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass" by Lewis Carroll. Has sixty-five illustrations by Mervyn Peake. 264 pages, Hard cover with Dust-Jacket. Dust-Jacket is torn in a few places and pages have a few age spots along edges but the inside is in good condition. Dust jacket now protected in Bromart mylar clear cover with archival ph7-70 archival tape to rear of any tears. First pulished (This is the misspelling in the book) in 1954 by Allan Wingate (Publishers) Ltd. Printed in Great Britain.


Horton hatches the Egg

By Seuss Dr

Great Britain: Collins, 1962. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good.


Architect, The

By Loup Jean Jaques

London: Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. " First British Edition. Hardback. Unpaginated (16 pp), illusts only, no text. Pictorial Hard Cover. First British Edition. 4to - (10-1/8" x 10-1/8" tall) minor rubbing to sheen & minor bumping to corners o/w Fine..the visual story of an architect directing the construction of his design with contractors and what happens.