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Scotty in Gumnut Land by May Gibbs - 1944

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Savoychina1's loves104 of 786Snugglepot & Cuddlepie - dated ????Nuttybub & Nittersing - 1st edition -May Gibbs 1923
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    Posted 10 years ago

    Robyn
    (46 items)

    Started to collect May Gibbs 1st Edition books but Im thinking this particular one dated 1944 is actually a 2nd edition.
    I have found that the actual 1st edition is dated 1941 and many are listing the 1944 edition as a 1st edition. I purchased this as a 1st edition then found it wasnt. But still very very pleased with this purchase, got it for under $50 !
    I have now just purchased a 1941 edition, very very hard to get hold of.

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    1. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 10 years ago
      I have really enjoyed learning about gumnut (the fruit of the eucalyptus) babies and May Gibbs, author, illustrator and cartoonist. Thanks for sharing.
    2. gypsyprincess gypsyprincess, 10 years ago
      http://www.australianchildrensliterature.com/Gibbs.htm
    3. Robyn Robyn, 10 years ago
      Hi Gypsyprincess, I had already seen the site but never saved it. Thank you for the site.

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