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THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by T.H. Nicholson.
Stock no. 2137798
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition.

Olive colour pictorial boards with gilt titles. Front title reads: The Illustrated Robinson Crusoe. Illustrations are engraved by C.W. Sheeres. With a Memoir of the Author. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping/fraying to cloth at base of spine and a couple of corners. Some foxing and browning.

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THE CRIMSON RUST
Written by C. Bernard Rutley. Illustrated by F. Stocks May.
Stock no. 2137773
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An evil organisation is at work to dominate the world! Dark green boards. B/w frontis. 206 pages. Spine is a bit browned. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Marks and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some chips and tears; a little loss.

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MIRANGO THE MAN-EATER: A TALE OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by C. Dudley Lampen. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 2137439
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1899. Almost very good condition.

The Narrative of George Pryce, Traveller and Exile, First Writ Down Anno Domini 1706, and Now Retold. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine and red title to front cover. B/w frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; wrinkling to cloth on front cover. Chipping to top and tail of spine. Award plate to front pastedown; browning to endpapers. Frontis has damp marking to margins. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges.

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ERIK THE RED
Written by Donald Ridler.
Stock no. 1322315
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Atlantic alone in a home-made boat. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 208 pages. ISBN: 071830392X. Spine bumped. Light browning to endpapers and some foxing to textblock. White dustwrapper is grubby, browned to spine and edge rubbed.

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THE EMERALD CROWN
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 1322158
Published by Collins. 3rd 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A stirring tale of a boy and girl in the Kingdom of Flavonia. Green cloth, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped with some fading to lower cover edges. Dustwrapper is browned and edge chipped with slight loss, light pink stain to rear panel.

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THE SIGN OF THE ALPINE ROSE
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Wynne.
Stock no. 1823073
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Jillies expected a lovely peaceful holiday in the Austrian mountains, but it was anything but a peaceful holiday. Green cloth, silver titles. Green endpapers are maps. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Very light mottling to boards. Light page browning else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped and torn.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE RETOLD FOR LITTLE FOLK
Written by Edith Robarts. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 2135788
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1909. Fair condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations. Heavy staining to top corner of cover, which goes through to prelims. Smaller stain to bottom. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing. Margin marks - couple of pages are starting to come loose, where hinges are cracked. This is a reading copy ONLY!!

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THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON
Written by Johann Rudolph Wyss. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2135778
Published by The Heirloom Library. 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light orange decorated cloth. Illustrated white endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. Part of the Heirloom Library. 255 pages. Foxing to pages - heaviest to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is stained with some nicks and chips; also foxed.

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ALISON'S KIDNAPPING ADVENTURE
Written by Sheila Stuart. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1321640
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale blue cloth with dark blue titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 288 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Some foxing to lower edges of covers and also to text block. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso and slightly edge worn. 'New' publisher's price sticker to front flap of 7/6.

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BUNKLE BREAKS AWAY
Written by M. Pardoe. Illustrated by Julie Neild.
Stock no. 1321518
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Bunkle breaks away from the family and finds a new friend to share his adventures... Light blue cloth, black title strip with blue lettering. B/w head and tail pieces. 212 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers browned. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is just a little edge chipped with tape repairs on verso.

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THE CIRCUS OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2135167
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 316 pages. Spine is browned with foxing. A few light marks to covers. Small split to top of spine, with a little fraying to cloth. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE WORLD OF ICE
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Savile Lumley.
Stock no. 2134975
Published by P.R. Gawthorn Ltd.. Circa 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Youth Classics Series. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Colour frontis. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing, chips and tears; some grubby marks.

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