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. . . Collectors and Hoarders of Old-fashioned Children's Stories


This page lets collectors know what books have been reported found in New Zealand (by other New Zealand collectors) in 2005. It should be reassuring to know that collectable books haven't completely disappeared from book shops and book sales in this country.


* Key to the abbreviations: p/b paperback; h/b hardback; d/w dust wrapper; vg very good.


BIGGS, MARGARET
Blakes Come to Melling, The * h/b, d/w


BREARY, NANCY
So This is School * h/b * $0.50
Snackboat Sails at Noon, The * h/b * $0.50


BRENT-DYER, ELINOR
Thrilling Term at Janeways * h/b * $5


BRUCE, DORITA FAIRLIE
Debatable Mound, The * h/b * $0.50
Dimsie Intervenes * h/b * $0.25
New Girl and Nancy, The * h/b, d/w * $0.20
Triffeny * h/b * $3


CAMPBELL, BRUCE
Ken Holt the Mystery of the Sultan's Scimitar * h/b with d/w * $0.25


COURTNEY, GWENDOLINE
Grenville Garrison, The * h/b * $0.25


EDWARDS, MONICA
Spirit of Punchbowl Farm * h/b * $0.10
Wanderer, The * h/b, d/w * $3.50


FOREST, ANTONIA
Players and the Rebels, The * h/b with d/w * $0.50


GARRARD, PHILLIS
Nancy, Canadian Schoolgirl * h/b with d/w * $0.50


HILL, LORNA
The Secret * h/b with d/w * $1


MALLORY, CLARE
Merry Begins * h/b * $0.50


NEEDHAM, VIOLET
Boy in Red, The * h/b * $0.25
Horns of Merlyns, The * h/b with d/w * $0.25


OXENHAM, ELSIE J.
Adventure for Two * h/b
Damaris Dances * Spring h/b with d/w * $0.10
Girls of Squirrel House, The * h/b * $0.50


SAVILLE, MALCOLM
Elusive Grasshopper, The * h/b * $0.50
Four and Twenty Blackbirds * h/b with d/w * $0.25
Four and Twenty Blackbirds * h/b with d/w * $4
Treasure at Armorys * h/b * $0.50

Through here for details from previous years




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