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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 42
Written by Charles Gilson; H. Mortimer Batten; et al. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; T.H. Robinson; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 2136472
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1920. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Maroon pictorial cloth. 12 colour and b/w plates. Some marks and spotting to covers. Wear and chipping to corners. Page browning and foxing.

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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 41
Written by H. Mortimer Batten; Charles Gilson; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; George Soper; T.H. Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 2136470
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1919. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial cloth. 12 colour and b/w plates. Pictorial spine. Scuffing and bumping to covers; some marks. Small tear to cloth at top of front cover. All plates present. Fold-out page has some chipping, mis-fold and tear to fold.

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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 38
Written by Charles Gilson; H. Mortimer Batten; et al. Illustrated by Harry Rountree; George Soper; et al..
Stock no. 2136469
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1916. Good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial cloth. First story is Submarine U93 by Gilson. Bumping and wear with some fraying to cloth at edges and corners. Front joint is cracked - close to broken in a couple of places. Page browning some foxing. All plates present.

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THE SINGING FOREST
Written by H. Mortimer Batten. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 1318628
Published by William Blackwood. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. B/w text illustrations. The life of a Highland Red Deer. Spine bumped with some fading at top. Some foxing to prelims otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss. Rear panel is slightly grubby.

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TALES OF THE UNTAMED
Written by Seton Gordon; H. Mortimer Batten; A.W. Strachan; et al. Illustrated by Edgar Norfield; Ernest A. Aris; et al..
Stock no. 1316221
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Very good condition.

Tales of animal adventure. First story is 'The Monarch of Tamarack Bend' by George Frederick Clarke. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and vignettes. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine and rear cover, gilt to spine dulled. Endpapers browned, foxing to textblock.

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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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