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Catalogue of books by Mary Grant Bruce

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14925
Bruce, Mary Grant
Back to Billabong
Ward Lock & Co. Ltd., Melbourne Vic., nd.
Octavo; hardcover; 252pp. Moderate wear; lightly shaken and rolled; spine extremities softened; text block edges toned and top edge lightly dusted; mild offset to the endpapers; previous owner's ink inscription to the flyleaf. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn; sunned along the spine panel with some chipping and mild scraping of the hinges; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive archival film. Very good.
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$25
14932
Bruce, Mary Grant
Bill of Billabong
Ward Lock & Co. Ltd., Melbourne Vic., 1967.
Octavo; hardcover; 220pp. (+ 4pp. of adverts), with a monochrome frontispiece. Moderate wear; slightly rolled; spine heel softened; boards lightly fanned; text block edges toned; mild offset to the endpapers; a mark to the front pastedown (with offset) where a retailer's bookplate has been removed. Dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn; lightly sunned along the spine panel with some chipping and mild scraping of the hinges; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive archival film. Very good.
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$25
39687
Bruce, Mary Grant
Billabong Riders
Ward Lock and Co. Ltd., London, 1952.
First UK printing: octavo; hardcover; 192pp. with a monochrome frontispiece. Moderate wear; somewhat shaken and rolled; spine extremities softened; text block edges toned and top edge dusted; some light offset to the endpapers with some minor moisture damage to the rear endpapers. Dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn; lightly sunned along the spine panel with some chipping and mild scraping of the hinges; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive archival film. Very good.
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$30
209778
Bruce, Mary Grant
Billabong's Daughter
Ward, Lock & Co, Melbourne Vic., nd.
Octavo; hardcover, with upper board titles; 256pp., with a monochrome frontispiece. Moderate wear; upper board slightly fanned, mild rubbing to board corners and edges; some spotting and toning to the text block edges; mild foxing to the preliminaries. Price-clipped dustwrapper with chipping to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns; spine panel and edges browned; light rubbing; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$35
14958
Bruce, Mary Grant
Billabong's Daughter
Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd., Melbourne Vic., 1964.
Octavo; hardcover; 256pp., with a monochrome frontispiece. Moderate wear; slightly rolled; mild softening to the spine extremities; light dusting to the text block edges; very mild offset to the endpapers. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed and edgeworn; light chipping to the spine panel extremities and flap turns; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$25
40617
Bruce, Mary Grant
Billabong's Luck
Ward Lock & Co. Ltd., Melbourne Vic., 1963.
Octavo; hardcover; 256pp., with a monochrome frontispiece. Moderate wear; shaken and rolled; spine extremities lightly softened; text block edges toned and top edge lightly dusted; mild offset to the endpapers; retailer's bookplate to the flyleaf. Dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive archival film. Very good.
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$25
213121
Bruce, Mary Grant
Captain Jim
Ward Lock & Co, Melbourne Vic., nd. (c.1950).
Octavo; hardcover; 311pp. Moderate wear; mildly shaken and rolled; spine extremities softened; boards lightly fanned with sunning to the edges; text block edges toned and top edge lightly dusted; mild offset to the endpapers; previous owner's ink inscription to the flyleaf. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn; sunned along the spine panel with some chipping and mild scraping of the hinges; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive archival film. Very good.
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$25
9471
Bruce, Mary Grant
From Billabong to London
Ward, Lock & Co, London, nd.
Reprint: octavo; hardcover; 256pp., with a monochrome frontispiece. Minor wear; offsetting to endpapers; text block edges browned; mild rubbing to board edges. Dustwrapper rubbed with mild chipping to edges; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film Very good.
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$25
97495
Bruce, Mary Grant
Jim and Wally
Ward Lock & Co Ltd., Melbourne Vic., nd.
Octavo; hardcover; 224pp., with a monochrome frontispiece. Mild wear; slightly rolled and spine heel lightly softened; text block edges toned with light spotting; light foxing around the frontispiece. Dustwrapper is a little rubbed and edgeworn with some light chipping; spine panel very lightly sunned; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$25
97493
Bruce, Mary Grant
A Little Bush Maid
Ward Lock & Co, Melbourne Vic., nd. (c.1959).
Octavo; hardcover; 224pp., with a monochrome frontispiece. Moderate wear; rolled; spine extremities softened; text block edges toned and top edge dusted; offset to the endpaper; previous owner's ink inscription to the front pastedown; retailer's bookplate to the flyleaf. Dustwrapper worn with small tears to the edges, with associated creasing; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$23
9469
Bruce, Mary Grant
Mates at Billabong
Ward Lock & Co. Ltd., Melbourne Vic., 1959.
Octavo; hardcover; 223pp., with a monochrome frontispiece. Mild wear; spine heel softened; text block edges toned and top edge dusted; retailer's bookplate to the front pastedown. Dustwrapper is mildly rubbed and edgeworn; spine panel sunned; very light chipping to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$25
78089
Bruce, Mary Grant
Told by Peter
Ward Lock & Co, Melbourne Vic., 1938.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with upper board decoration and title; 256pp., with a monochrome frontispiece and three plates likewise. Moderate wear; a little cocked; spine extremities softened; boards lightly fanned with some mild insect damage and chipping to the bottom edges; a chip to the upper hinge; text block edges toned and top edge lightly dusted; offset to the endpapers; some mild foxing around the plates. Price-clipped dustwrapper is embrowned and spotted; sunned along the spine panel with some chipping and old tape stains at the extremities and flap turns; a small chip to the upper hinge corresponding to the same on the book; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive archival film. Very good.
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$100
62243
Bruce, Mary Grant (John Lennox, illus.)
A Little Bush Maid
Angus & Robertson Publishers, Pymble NSW, 1996.
Quarto; hardcover, with upper board titles; 178pp., with a colour frontispiece and many other colour illustrations. Minor wear; previous owner's ink inscription to the half-title page. Slightly rubbed and edgeworn dustwrapper; a small tear to upper panel along the flap-turn; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$17
38010
Bruce, Mary Grant (Prue McKay, ed.)
The Peculiar Honeymoon and other writings
McPhee Gribble Publishers, Melbourne Vic., 1986.
Royal octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titling; 242pp., with many monochrome illustrations. Minor wear; page and text block edges toned withg some spotting. Dustwrapper llightly rubbed; a short tear to the top edge of the lower panel along the hinge; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene. Very good. Journalism and short stories.
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$20