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THROUGH THE WOOD
Written by Harold Avery. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1321692
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

A picture book. Large format 11.5 x 9.5", cloth spine and pictorial boards show boy watching weasels. 24 colour plates. 50 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Front endpapers have been neatly replaced. Foxing to rear endpapers. Some light fingermarks to page margins else contents clean. Light musty smell to contents.

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THE STEEPLE A BOOK FOR BOYS
Written by Gordon Whitehead; Harold Avery; A.S. Jackson; Arnold Haythorne.
Stock no. 1321012
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Pictorial front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. Happy Hours Series. Slight bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers; some indentation marks and rust to rear cover. Some foxing to pages.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - ELEVENTH YEAR
Written by Harold Avery; Angela Brazil; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; G.E. Studdy; Harold Earnshaw; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1505914
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1920. Almost very good condition.

For boys and girls. Pictorial boards showing a boy and girl skating on front and a boy and a girl on spine. Black titles to spine and orange titles to front board. Colour plates plus black and white illustrations. Brazil story is 'The Scallywag Boys'. First story is The Spoil Sport by Avery. 10.25" x 8". Spine bumped with some rubbing to vignette. Wear to corners and cover edges. A few marks and scratches to covers. Pencil writing about contents to front endpaper. Some browning to endpapers, prelims and last couple of pages. Evidence of something having been stuck to rear endpaper. Contents very good.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - ELEVENTH YEAR
Written by Harold Avery; Angela Brazil; Ethel Talbot; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; G.E. Studdy; Harold Earnshaw; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1405242
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1920. Slightly better than good condition.

For boys and girls. Pictorial boards showing a boy and girl skating on front and a boy and a girl on spine. Black titles to spine and orange titles to front board. Colour plates plus black and white illustrations. Brazil story is 'The Scallywag Boys'. First story is The Spoil Sport by Avery. 10.25" x 8". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some fading to spine. Front cover and edges rubbed and worn. Rear cover grubby and marked. Top of rear board next to spine badly bumped. Top inner corner of contents also bumped. Front joint badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges pulled. Dated inscription to front endpaper. Page 17/18 is detached from book. Browning to endpapers. A few small marks otherwise contents generally clean.

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THROUGH THE WOOD
Written by Harold Avery. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1505698
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

A picture book. Large format 11.5 x 9.5", cloth spine and pictorial boards show boy watching weasels. 24 colour plates. 50 pages. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby. A few marks/fingermarks to contents. Margin tear to first text page. Light browning and foxing to endpapers. All plates present.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - FOURTEENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Harold Avery; Ethel Talbot; G.E. Hopcroft; et al. Illustrated by Lawson Wood; W.H.C. Groome; Peter Fraser; et al..
Stock no. 1505452
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards show children running after dog. 16 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 287 pages. Edited by Chisholm. First story: Pocket Thunder by Harold Avery. Spine bumped, picture on it worn, 1.5" split to bottom of front edge. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Covers very grubby. Erased writing and faint ticks to both endpapers and verso of frontis. Pencil writing about contents to front endpaper. Some light foxing and a few marks to contents but most pages are clean. All plates present.

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THE JOLLY BOOK - TWELFTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Mary Shrewsbury; Sibyl B. Owsley; Harold Avery; et al. Illustrated by Edmund Blampied; Harold Earnshaw; Lawson Wood; Peter Fraser; G.E. Studdy; et al..
Stock no. 1505449
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1921. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue and white pictorial boards. Front cover illustration of children on sledges by Blampied. 16 Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Edited by Chisholm. 287 pages. Spine bumped with wear to picture. Heavy wear to cover edges with loss of surface. Corners bumped and worn. Covers a bit grubby. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Joints cracked, showing webbing, a few hinges starting to crack. 3" tear to top of front endpaper alongside spine. Vertical creases to title page. A few fingermarks to contents. All plates present.

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STORIES FOR BOYS
Written by Harold Avery; J. Grant; A.S. Jackson; et al.
Stock no. 1303304
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1928. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards and spine, front cover shows a red indian with a bow and arrow. 192 pages. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations throughout. First story is "The Secret of Raven Cove" by Harold Avery. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink and removal of small label to front endpaper. Some light foxing else contents clean.

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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 44
Written by Charles Gilson; Harold Avery; et al.
Stock no. 823452
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1922. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Blue pictorial cloth. 12 colour and b/w plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. Vol XLIV on spine. Book: all plates present. Corners worn. Dent to edge of front cover. Top and tail and edges of spine rubbed.

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THE CAPTAIN VOL XXX
Written by Percy F. Westerman; Harold Avery; et al.
Stock no. 814749
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1914. Slightly better than very good condition.

October 1913 - March 1914. Maroon/red decorated cloth. Spine faded.

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SALE'S SHARPSHOOTERS
Written by Harold Avery. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick.
Stock no. 380350
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1st 1903. Good condition.

Burgundy pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 316 pages with booklist to rear. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers rubbed and slightly soiled on rear. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Page browning to endpapers. Front joint cracked. Foxing throughout with some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Some hinges cracked.

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