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Tam the Untamed

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: IN, The Bobbs-Merril Company: 1955

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 16652

Condition: Fair


1st US edition in blue cloth boards wtih dull gilt titles bumped and rubbed at tips, name/addy on fep, inner hinges fine. NOT a former library copy. 186 p. Second of the Ajax series. Tam is a beautiful, willful silver horse whom only his mistress can handle. He is the son of the famous buckjumper Bobs, and has inherited his hatred of strangers and his savage fury. Eventually, Tam's real needs are recognized. View more info

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Tam The Untamed

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: IN and NY, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46587

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition (so stated) in medium blue cloth with gold titles. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. 186 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil in the text. Not exlib. Unclipped, original, color illustrated dj with art that wraps around to backstrip has a 1" closed tear at foot of rear gutter, a wrinkle in paper at foot of rear panel and a touch of color loss at lightly brushed spin ends. No chips or loss, displays beautifully in new mylar. Tam was an orphan colt, as so many of the author's pets were, son of a thoroughbred mare and of B... View more info

Tam The Untamed

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: IN and NY, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R45687

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition (so stated) in medium blue cloth with gold titles. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. 186 pp text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil in the text. Not exlib. Unclipped, original, color illustrated dj with art that wraps around to backstrip has a 1" closed tear at foot of rear gutter, a wrinkle in paper at foot of rear panel and a touch of color loss at lightly brushed spin ends. No chips or loss, displays beautifully in new mylar. Tam was an orphan colt, as so many of the author's pets were, son of a thoroughbred mare and of B... View more info

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The White Dingo

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46811

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hardcover in blue paper covered boards with tape marks on boards and pastedowns. Spine ends bumped, corners still fairly sharp. 140 pp text tight and bright. Original dj in mylar has no call tags on backstrip, but does have a sticker pull at the lower fore-edge of frt board and a 1/2" x 1 1/2" repair on the rear jacket photos. Jacket displays well on the shelf. A shaft of moonlight like a sword of silvery light shone past the dingo mother into the darkness of the den. Directly into that broad blade of light was a roly-poly body, nebulously white, and the head ... View more info

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The Long Ride

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46812

ISBN: 0718815904

Condition: Good


First edition exlib hardcover in blue paper covered boards with tape marks on boards and pastedowns. Extremities bumped, 140 pp text tight and bright but rear end paper removed with a few letters taken off the edge of the last page. Letters filled in and story unaffected. Original dj in mylar has chips at tips and spine ends, tape marks at head and foot of rear dj panel. no call tags on backstrip, but does have two little hole punches over the prices on frt flap. Jacket displays well on the shelf. In 1862 the explorer John McDowell Stuart and his sturdy mare Polly trekked across 4,000 mi... View more info

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Ajax The Warrior

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1955

Seller Id: R46813

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing of the 1st edition non-exlib hardcover in blue paper covered boards with a few small random soil marks. Spine ends bumped, head of spine lightly sunned from a chip in the dj that is present there. Book tips still sharp, no names, tears or soil in the tight, 183 pp text, only a few tiny foxing dots on edge of page block. Original, un-clipped dj in mylar has chips at tips and spine ends (head of spine has lost the "The" in Ajax The Warrior), tape marks at right edge and foot of rear dj panel, crescent shaped closed tear on dj opens up to a 2 x 1" chip at foot of f... View more info

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Ajax and the Drovers

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46814

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality1st edition exlib hardcover in blue paper covered boards with a few small random soil marks. Spine ends bumped, four tips still fairly sharp, no names, tears or soil in the tight 143 pp text, only a few tiny foxing dots on edge of page block. Tape marks on pastedowns and dj flaps, all pages present, no call tags on dj backstrip, displays beautifully on the shelf with its' wrap-around art that matches the color frontis. Original, un-clipped dj in mylar has color loss at tips and spine ends and one 1/2" closed tear and crease at head of frt panel. White background rear panel s... View more info

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Ajax and the Haunted Mountain

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46815

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality1st edition, non-exlib hardcover in yellow/white paper/cloth covered boards with bumped spine ends, four tips still fairly sharp. One tidy name on fep and head of dj frt flap. No tears or soil in the tight 135 pp text. Original, un-clipped dj in mylar has color loss and small chips at spine ends and frt tips, along with a 2" x 1" chip at foot of frt panel. Title faded off the dj backstrip, author and publisher name still legible. One summer the heat was stifling at the cattle station. Mary was pale and listless, and her three beloved dogs - Ajax, the wild, golden, hal... View more info

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Dingo The Story of a Boy and His Love for a Wild Australian Dog.

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Doublday & Company, Inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller Id: R46816

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st US edition, non-exlib hardcover in taupe cloth covered boards with bumped foot of spine end, (upper still sharp and four tips are still sharp. One tidy name on head of fep. No tears or soil in the tight 156 pp text. Original, un-clipped dj in mylar displays well with wrap-around art to include the backstrip. Cream colored rear panel has a large b/w photo of Mary Patchett and Fred, her cute parakeet that is sitting on her finger, displays well. This is the story of a friendship between a boy and an Australian wild dingo dog. Small McLean, young son of the owner of a shee... View more info

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The End Of The Outlaws

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $38.00

Publisher: IN & NY, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1961

Seller Id: R46817

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, probable 1st US edition, non-exlib hardcover in white & light brown paper covered boards with bumped spine ends, four tips still sharp. No names, tears or soil inside the tight, bright, crisp and clean 135 pp text. Original, un-clipped, color-illustrated dj in mylar has no chips, tears or color loss. Displays beautifully. Bundy Thomas was a huge black cat that had gone wild. Donald was an ideas man who took Mary, a koala best, two possums, a goanna, a frill-lizard, a wallaby, a dog called Bluey, two tree frogs, two budgergars, a cockatoo, two ginger kittens and a little brot... View more info

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In A Wilderness

By: Patchett, Mary Elwyn

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46818

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality,1st edition exlib hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Spine ends bumped, four tips still sharp, no names, tears or soil in the tight 156 pp text, only a dusty head of page block. All pages present, no call tags on dj backstrip, displays beautifully on the shelf with its' wrap-around art. Original, un-clipped dj in mylar has no closed tears or color loss, only one micro .25" x .25" chip at head of frt panel. All pages and pocket present on fep. Minimal library stamps inside. This is the story of a strange friendship between a young b... View more info