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A sequel to Kidnapped. Orange pictorial cloth with gilt title to spine. Four colour plates. Cassell's Empire Library for Boys and Girls. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges and spine. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to contents.
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. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Lower page corner tips lightly creased to preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped and creased with only minimal loss and a little grubby to rear panel.
Green cloth with black title to spine. 4 b/w plates, including frontis. It was towards the middle of the afternoon that two aeroplanes flying wing-tip to wing-tip, headed eastwards towards the bleak moors on which Bleakmoor Prison was situated. The two pilots had planned an amazing escape of one of the prisoners... Light bumping to spine and corners. Some browning to top and tail of spine and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Page edge browning. Ink smudges to a couple of pages of prelims. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; loss to top of spine and a couple of corners; faded to spine. Wrapper also has some grubby marks.
THE FLYING BEETLE
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2132014
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, black title to spine. 4 B/w plates, including frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/mottling to covers. Some foxing throughout; heaviest to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some large tears and chips; loss to bottom corner of front panel, top and tail of spine; other smaller loss along edges.
The "Ace" Series, books of Flying Adventures. Blue boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. Early reprint. Vertical crease to spine. A few foxspots mainly to prelims, text block browned.
Beige cloth boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Spine browned and foxed. Name and adress in ink to front endpaper, written twice. Grubby marks to front endpaper. Text block browned. All plates present.
Red boards, black title to spine. B/w frontis. Spine is bumped with some fading. Page edge browning. A few margin marks. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; piece MISSING along bottom of front panel; a few other smaller bits of loss.
Red boards with black title to spine and vignette to front cover. Small mark to spine. Browning to pages. Wrapper is price-cut with tear hole and loss to spine; other smaller chips and nicks at corners.
Blue cloth, black title to spine. B/w frontis. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips, but minimal loss; a few marks.
ROBINSON CRUSOE CORAL ISLAND TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Daniel Defoe; R.M. Ballantyne; Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by John Harcourt Finnie; J.E. Sutcliffe; Frank Gillett.
Stock no. 1318496
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.
Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. Three volumes in one. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Pencil writing (name and address) to front free-endpaper. Endpapers slightly browned, textblock slightly grubby.
A Jilly Family story. The Jillies start for Scotland but decide to leave the train when it is snowbound at Shap in Westmorland. Grey cloth with silver titles to spine. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 231 pages. SIGNED by the author to half-title page. Faint mottling to front board. Text block lightly browned. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents clean.
Stone cloth with black title to spine, black and orange titles and decoration to front cover. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges.