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WINGS OVER INDIA
Written by Eric Wood.
Stock no. 2123127
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. Very good condition.

The story of a rebellion by various tribes in Waziristan, and of the parts played in the settlement of the revolt by two officers of the Royal Air Force. A novel. Green cloth boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates. A few marks to covers. Corners are bumped. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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CASSELL'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Arthur Applin; Nancy M. Hayes; Christine Chaundler; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Eric Wood; et al. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell; Florence Mary Anderson; E. Dorothy Rees; et al..
Stock no. 1404898
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth spine with sporting vignette. Pictorial front cover shows four children opening a large orange door/book? Colour and b/w illustrations. 184 pages. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed. Large scratches to front board. Damp mark to rear board which is grubby. Name in ink to top of front endpaper plus initials to front pastedown and endpaper. Both joints cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges also cracked. Browning to pages. Grubby marks to margins, including to some plates.

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THE BOY'S BOOK OF THE OPEN AIR
Written by Eric Wood; H. Mortimer Batten; T.C. Bridges; et al.
Stock no. 1402863
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. circa 1925. Good condition.

Includes chapters on camp cookery, crag climbing and fell walking, secrets of the hills, eggs of insects, weather lote and round the year with a gamekeeper. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles to spine and orange titles to front cover. 4 colour plates including frontis plus 16 b/w plates and b/w text illustrations. 287 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Top of rear board discoloured (possibly damp). Small split in cloth to top of rear board. School stamp in gilt to rear cover which has been outlined in pencil. Some marks to front board. Front joint is cracked. Frontis is detached but present. Prize presentation plate to front pastedown. Endpapers are browned. Rear endpapers are marked. Foxing to page edges. Text block edges are grubby.

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