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House by the Water by Nance Donkin

House by the Water by Nance Donkin

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House by the Water

by Nance Donkin

illustrated by Astra Lacis Dick

Puffin Books, 1970, ISBN 0140306390, line drawings in text, illustrated title page, paperback

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, no inscriptions, age toned pages (see photographs)

“James Reiby, thirteen years old and the son of Captain Thomas Reiby, lives in his father’s house by the water’ – the warehouse that looks but over Sydney Harbour and over the tall masts of Captain Reiby’s sailing ships.  One day James too would sail round the world, but meanwhile Sydney town in the early 1800s is an exciting enough place, with its busy quayside and steep streets crowded with redcoats, convicts and free settlers.”

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