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Written by May Gibbs. Illustrated by Noela Young.
Stock no. 1815923
Published by Angus & Robertson Publishers. 1988. Very good condition.

Original characters created by May Gibbs, redrawn by Young. Adapted by David Harris. Large format, glazed pictorial boards. Blue endpapers. Colour illustrations. Young Australia series. ISBN: 020713264X. Reprint. Light creasing to prelims. One or two foxspots to margins.

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Written by May Gibbs. Illustrated by May Gibbs.
Stock no. 1405014
Published by Angus & Robertson. circa 1921. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine, grey pictorial boards. Grey pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis. B/w plates and text illustrations. 98 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine faded. Rear board grubby. Pictorial onlay is a little scratched. Front and rear joints beginning to crack. Several hinges are cracked. Bottom of prelims and first couple of text pages are partially detached. Inscription in ink to half title page. Stain to top of text block which also affects the very top of several pages. 4" tear to margin side and 1" closed tear to top of one b/w plate. Bottom corner of page 37/38 torn off. Closed tears to several pages. Marks to some pages.

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Written by May Gibbs. Illustrated by May Gibbs.
Stock no. 1505079
Published by Ure Smith. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A Garden Whim-Wham. The young Prince Dande Lion sets off to see the world with Bill Bergia the Smuggler, Captain Sturt Pea, Reds the Poinsettier dog and a pup, little Black Tulip. They meet with many exciting adventures. Brown cloth spine, green paper boards with brown vignette of Dande Lion. 4 colour plates(incl. title page), 12 full page black and white and many small illustrations. 117 pages. Spine bumped with wear to ends. A little wear to corners. Fading to edges of both covers and a few faint dark marks to rear cover. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. Margin tear to lower edge of page 99/100, just reaches text. Some black spots to colour plate pages, mostly faint and on versos. Light browning to endpapers and an odd fox spot but generally a nice clean copy. Dustwrapper has loss from ends of spine, top corner of rear panel and top of front fold and a few small chips. Rear flap is almost detached. Large tear to rear panel repaired on verso with clear tape, now yellowed. 4 pencil numbers/marks and a couple of creases to front flap. Panels and spine a bit grubby.

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