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A GIRL OF THE NORTHLAND
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by N. Tenison.
Stock no. 1321781
Published by Henry Frowde; Oxford University Press. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 colour plates. 368 pages. Grey endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Covers slightly scuffed and grubby. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. Some hinges cracked.

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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
Written by Mark Twain; Colin Ward. Illustrated by Harry Brockway.
Stock no. 1822314
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Black spine with silver title. Black decorated boards. Introduction by Colin Ward. Wood engravings. Musty odour present else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly browned at edges.

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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.
Stock no. 1822312
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1994. Very good condition.

Brown cloth, elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates. slight bump to top of spine else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little grubby.

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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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THE CIRCUS OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1321598
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 316 pages. Spine bumped. Name in blue biro to front free-endpaper. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, browned to spine and foxed on verso. There are white label repairs to head and tail of spine.

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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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GASCOYNE THE SANDAL-WOOD TRADER
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134965
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

A Tale of the Pacific. Red cloth with picture to front cover. B/w frontis. Spine is faded. Prize plate to front endpaper. Marks to covers. Foxing.

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THE GORILLA HUNTERS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134964
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A tale of the Wilds of Africa. Blue cloth with dark brown/red titles and decorations. Colour frontis. Some browning to covers. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. Foxing and page browning. Wrapper is creased with browning and foxing; some chips of loss.

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ENID BLYTON'S ADVENTURE TREASURY
Written by Enid Blyton; Mary Cadogan; Norman Wright.
Stock no. 1321196
Published by Hodder Children's Books. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. A classic selection of short stories, poems and extracts drawn from the best Enid Blyton adventure writing. Compiled by Cadogan and Wright, with a foreword by Helen Cresswell and a personal memoir from Gillian Baverstock. ISBN: 0340765135. SIGNED by Norman Wright by means of a white sticker to half title-page ("for Liz All best wishes Norman Wright"). Spine and corners slightly bumped. Binding error means that two pages are not quite parted fully (lower corners folded over and not cut as they should be). Dustwrapper has a small tear to top of front panel.

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HUNTING THE LIONS & THE PIONEERS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Arthur Twidle; Henry Austin.
Stock no. 2134831
Published by Edward Hulton. Circa 1916. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with pictorial onlay to front cover. Title to front cover and spine is 'Hunting the Lions' only - but does contain the two books in one. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fading to spine. Scuffing to pictorial onlay. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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