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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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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1317871
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock. Small mark to front free-endpaper (possibly caused by removal of small label), mark transfers through on preliminary pages. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed/worn.
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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Will Narraway.
Stock no. 2131063
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown/orange cloth with brown titles and compass logo to front cover. Title and fir tree to spine (NO author name). Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 2nd Issue. A little bumping and wear to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; a little loss to top of spine. Last Biggles title to rear of wrapper is 'Biggles, Secret Agent' - making it a 2nd issue.
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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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THE GOLDEN GLEANER
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by M. MacKinlay.
Stock no. 2131010
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with yellow titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 272 pages. Spine is faded, small damp mark to corner of front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper (some transfer across to wrapper flap).Wrapper is also edge-creased with a few tears and chips, but minimal loss.
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MENHARDOC
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by C.J. Staniland.
Stock no. 2130854
Published by Blackie & Son. Very good condition.

A story of Cornish nets and mines. New Edition. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 352 pages and 32 page booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Some margin marks.
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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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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2129433
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Another case from the records of Biggles and the Special Air Police. Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Bumping along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some wear and a few small nicks.
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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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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2129044
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks.
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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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THE AMIR'S RUBY
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 1812679
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown pictorial front cover and spine. Black titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. Front endpaper MISSING. Boards clean. Minor foxing/browning to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with small amounts of loss at corners and top & tail of spine, grubby.
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