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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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ADVENTURES IN LONDON
Written by James Douglas.
Stock no. 2134806
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with yellow/cream titles and decorations. Scuffing to front cover. Bumping and wear to covers, corners and spine. Front endpaper has what appears to be some bookworm 'eat' marks; a few also to half-title page. Page edge browning; some foxspots.

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ADVENTURES OF DICK ONSLOW AMONG THE RED INDIANS
Written by W.H.G. Kingston. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 2134724
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Circa 1910. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title/decoration block to spine. Black title and blind decorations to front cover. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Damp/splash marks and other marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges, with some to page margins. A few pages have corner creases, including plates.

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THE FUGITIVES OR THE TYRANT QUEEN OF MADAGASCAR
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1320996
Published by J. Nisbet; James Nisbet & Co.. 1st 1887. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. 431 pagesl, 8 page booklist to rear. Black endpapers. B/w illustrations. Spine faded, bumped at top and tail with small splits/some wear. Slight fading to spine edge of rear cover. Small, light stain to front cover. Some light fingering else contents clean.

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CRASH IN THE CAPRIVI
Written by Duncan Watts. Illustrated by Paul O'Shea.
Stock no. 1320985
Published by Tynron Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

An adventure of the Wallace Boys. Orange pictorial cardwraps. 195 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1856460991. Covers slightly edge rubbed. G1(?) in blue biro to rear cover. Slight foxing to textblock. Very scarce.

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THE ADVENTUROUS FOUR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by E.H. Davie.
Stock no. 1320713
Published by George Newnes Limited. 8th 1955. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Light marks to rear cover. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss at base of spine and lower edge of front panel. Large tears and creases to rear panel which is also a bit grubby. There is surface paper damage to both of the dustwrapper flaps.

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ALISON'S SPY ADVENTURE
Written by Sheila Stuart. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1320711
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth. 4 b/w plates. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine sunned and covers lightly marked. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed.

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ALISON'S CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE
Written by Sheila Stuart. Illustrated by Gervase.
Stock no. 1320710
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1950. Good condition.

Blue cloth. B/w frontis and 3 other plates. Cream titles. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Covers discoloured. Some margin marks to contents and light marks to endpapers.

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ALISON'S ISLAND ADVENTURE
Written by Sheila Stuart. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1320709
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1954. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 253 pages. Spine slightly bumped, light rubbing to spine and corners. Book leans to one side a little. Foxing to textblock. Small brown mark to top margins of some pages.

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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Harry Brockway.
Stock no. 1821394
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Folio Collectables series, issued without a slipcase. Brown cloth with blue titles, vignettes to front and rear cover. 338 pages. Black ribbon bookmark. Top edge brown. A lovely copy.

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BY PIKE AND DYKE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Maynard Brown.
Stock no. 1319686
Published by Blackie & Son. 1st 1890. Almost very good condition.

A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic. Brown cloth with gilt title area and decorations. 10 b/w plates + 4 plans. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, small split to lower edge of spine on rear cover. Covers slightly grubby. Small patch of damage to edge of front free-endpaper. Some foxing and fingering to contents but generally a sound copy.

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SAUCERS OVER THE MOOR
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Bertram Prance.
Stock no. 1319500
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A gripping and fast-moving adventure story about the Lone Pine Club set on Dartmoor. Cream boards, red titles. Endpapers show sketch of the Moor. B/w illustrations. 244 pages. Spine bumped. Some slight grubbiness to covers. Light foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn.

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