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THE CIRCUS OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2128073
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 316 pages. Tortoise ink stamp to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with chipping to edges; only minimal loss.
THE SUMMER OF THE GREAT SECRET
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 1816760
Published by Collins. 1958. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
An adventure involving smugglers, midnight feasts and a ghost. Blue boards, silver title and vignette. 256 pages. Seagull Library edition. A few minor marks to boards. Name & address in ink to front endpaper. Browning to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with slight loss and creased.
Written by Captain Mayne Reid.
Stock no. 1317503
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. circa 1925. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Story of adventure for boys. Pale green cloth with pale yellow titles/borders. 4 colour plates. 239 pages plus 2 page booklist to rear. Blue Star Series. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Heavy foxing, especially at page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss at top of spine.
CHAMPION OF THE MAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by H. Gooderham.
Stock no. 2127767
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1938. Good condition.
Blue cloth with sailing ship decoration to front cover and palm tree to spine. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 286 pages. 2nd impression published in same year as first edition. 1* to bottom of half-title page. 2nd issue. Spine is browned with bumping; a little fraying to cloth at top and tail. Bumping and wear to corners. Some marks and foxing to covers. Inscriptions in ink to verso of front endpaper. Frontis has margin nicks and some creasing. Foxing throughout.
Written by Shirley Faulkner-Horne. Illustrated by Peter Biegel.
Stock no. 1816525
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth with red title label and gilt title to spine. Full-page b/w illustrations. 189 pages. The exciting story of the Paisley children who set out to outwit a gang of crooks. A few marks to boards. Light browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is Rubbed at edges, slightly faded to spine and slightly grubby to rear panel.
ENID BLYTON'S ADVENTURE TREASURY
Written by Enid Blyton; Mary Cadogan; Norman Wright.
Stock no. 1816398
Published by Hodder Children's Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine 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. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn at top of spine with a few small nicks.
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2127065
Published by Collins. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Yellow boards, red titles. Includes Mischief At St Rollo's and Children of Kidillin. Junior Story Books series. Bump to spine. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some wear.
TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH
Written by Ranulph Fiennes.
Stock no. 2126631
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Story of the Transglobe Expedition 1979-82. Colour photos. ISBN: 0340252774. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a browned spine.
UNBROKEN: AN EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF COURAGE AND SURVIVAL
Written by Laura Hillenbrand.
Stock no. 2126202
Published by Fourth Estate. 1ST 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A World War Two airman, Louis Zamperini, embarks on a journey that led to a doomed flight, a tiny raft, and thousands of miles of open ocean. Brown boards, red foil title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780007378012. Some light bumping along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson; Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Sterling Hundley.
Stock no. 2125726
Published by Folio Society. 2014. Fine condition.
Large format. Brown pictorial cloth, silver title to spine. Cream pictorial endpapers. 230 pages. Colour illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2125672
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine is bumped and faded with browning. Front cover is a bit bowed, with fading to edges. Rear cover also has fading to edges. Page browning.
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2125439
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1944. Very good condition.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps of the Nofolk Broads. Some b/w illustrations. 352 pages. Light bumping along a couple of cover edges. Some grubby margin marks.