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1 Hoban, Russell; illustrated by Martin Baynton LAVINIA BAT
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1984). 0030695031 / 9780030695032 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Price inked out to rear cover, else nearly fine, in laminated, pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Part of Hoban's PONDERS series, in this entry Lavinia must be taught the secrets of bat life. Small square picture book. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Hoban, Russell; McNaughton, Colin, illustrator THE BATTLE OF ZORMLA
(London): Methuen/Walker Books, (1982). 0416059600 / 9780416059601 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in laminated illustrated boards, pictorial endpapers; no dust jacket. Small oblong octavo. 
Very silly, very funny picture book tale of three kids fighting a wacky play-battle, and related in the untranslatable language of childhood. "Zormla attacked at the earth's core, led by a picked squad of one-eyed teddy bears with marmalade." 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3 Hoban, Russell THE MEDUSA FREQUENCY
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, (1987). 087113165X / 9780871131652 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. With a computer screen-image of Medusa jacket illustration by Tom Christopher. 
From the author of RIDDLEY WALKER and TURTLE DIARY, this is the surreal story of a struggling writer who undergoes an "electrical head-zapping" after which he finds the head of Orpheus in London. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Hoban, Russell; Hoban, Lillian, illustrator THE STONE DOLL OF SISTER BRUTE
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in color-illustrated, laminated boards; in a lightly soiled and rubbed pictorial dust jacket with artwork that echoes the boards. 12mo. 
Extremely odd little picture tale of the Brute Family (before they changed their name to Nice), and Sister Brute's search for something to love. By the then husband-and-wife author and illustrator of THE MOUSE AND HIS CHILD and the FRANCES books. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 Hoban, Russell; McNaughton, Colin, illustrator THEY CAME FROM AARGH!
New York: Philomel Books, (1981). 0399611827(GB) First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in cyan blue cloth with device stamped in gilt, decorated endpapers; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild darkening of the spine, a very short closed edge tear, hint of wear to the extremities, publisher's gold spine band. Oblong sextodecimo. 
Colin McNaughton's hilarious pictures deftly counterbalance Hoban's fast-moving space-age fantasy about three imaginative children and their exciting adventures. Hoban has written many books for children, such as FLAT CAT and THE MOUSE AND HIS CHILD. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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