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DICK O' THE FENS: A TALE OF THE GREAT EAST SWAMP
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Frank Dadd.
Stock no. 1822483
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards showing huntsmen in gilt to spine and front board. Gilt titles, bevelled edges. Green text block. Twelve full page illustrations in b/w. 383 pages plus 32 page publisher adverts to rear. Spine lightly faded and lightly worn to top & tail. Corners lightly rubbed. Name stamp and erasure marks to free front endpaper. Scattered foxspots throughout. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1320688
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some light marks to covers. Heavy foxing. Child's pencil writing to rear free-endpaper.

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BIGGLES LOOKS BACK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1320553
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 Pages. A story of Biggles and the Air Police. A few tiny dents at cover edges and a few light marks to covers. A tiny tear to edge of front fly-leaf. Minor foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut to top of front flap, is edge rubbed with a couple of small tears and rear panel is slightly grubby. There is a small patch of surface paper damage to front panel of wrapper.

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BRAVE DEEDS FOR BRITISH BOYS
Written by Charles Michael.
Stock no. 2133242
Published by S. W. Partridge & Co.. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Decorated red cloth and spine. B/w full page illustrations, colour frontis plate. 174 pages + 32 page catalogue to rear. Bumping, wear and marks to covers. Bookplate, small labels/names in ink etc. to prelims of book. Foxing and browning, mostly to outer page edges. A reading copy.

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PIRATES OF THE AIR
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 1818827
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1936. Good condition.

Orange/brown boards, black title label to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Part of The Ace Series. Spine browned, boards grubby. Text block browned. Name & address in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing present. All plates correct.

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THE SHADOW OF THE GUILLOTINE
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818794
Published by Popular Library. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

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.

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NAT THE NATURALIST
Written by George Manville Fenn.
Stock no. 1317953
Published by Blackie & Son. 1st 1883. Good condition.

Or, A Boy's Adventures in the Eastern Seas. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 two-tone plates. 320 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some light scuffing to covers. Front fly-leaf (half-title) has been removed. Stitching pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Foxing to endpapers and catalogue.

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THE TERROR OF THE SEAS
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 2131012
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. 1st 1927. Almost very good condition.

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.

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CLIPPED WINGS
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 2130155
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 6 b/w plates. 319 pages. An adventure story. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned, with small amount of fraying to cloth at top. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing - mostly to outer page edges and page margins. All plates present.

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LESLIE DEXTER CADET
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Norman Hepple.
Stock no. 2129099
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An adventure story for boys. Dark blue cloth pictorial cloth. Front covers shows ship at docks, spine shows sailor looking out. Yellow/cream titles. 6 b/w plates. Top edge blue. 255 pages. Light bumping along cover edges. A few marks and light foxspots to outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear to base of spine; a few marks; some chips and nicks, but minimal loss.

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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1406634
Published by Blackie & Son. Very good condition.

Dark green pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384pp plus Blackie's Book List. A Tale of the Huguenot Wars. Early reprint. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing especially to endpapers and booklist pages. Ticks to illustration list. Plates all present and in very good condition.

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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1405183
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1894. Slightly better than good condition.

Dark red pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384 pages plus Blackie's Book List. A tale of the Huguenot wars. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some light marks to covers. Front joint badly cracked and rear joint beginning to crack. Bumping to bottom of rear board. Several hinges are cracked leaving the binding a little loose. Name to top of front endpaper on both front and verso. Inscription in ink to half title page. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.

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