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MYSTERY ISLAND
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Savile Lumley.
Stock no. 808320
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 2nd 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with dark title to spine and blind decorations and title to front cover and spine. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 189 pages. The Challenge Series. Light bumping to spine. Some foxing to internal pages and outer page edges. Hinge next to title page/frontis is a bit cracked. Pictorial wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with only minimal loss and a few grubby marks.

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THE AIRSHIP GOLDEN HIND
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 808327
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Very pale blue cloth with red titles to spine and front cover. B/w frontis. 256 pages. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown (dated 1943). Foxing to some pages internally and to outer page edges. Pictorial wrapper is edge-chipped, with a few small tears and edge-creasing, with edge-wear.

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ON GUARD FOR ENGLAND
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by J.C.B. Knight.
Stock no. 808346
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1942. Very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles to front cover and spine. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. War economy edition (lighter volume). Spine is faded and bumped. Wear to cover edges. Some marks to covers. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Dated from adverts. All plates present.

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THE FLYING SUBMARINE
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 808349
Published by The Musson Book Company Ltd.. 1944. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with red title to spine and 'Venture Books for Boys' logo on front cover. Colour frontis. Canadian Edition. 254 pages + 2 pages of adverts. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some fraying to cloth. Marks and some damp stains to covers. Browning to pages. Corners of some pages are creased.

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RINGED BY FIRE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 808335
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles to spine and front cover with decoration to spine and yellow line borders. 4 b/w plates. Standish novel. 223 pages. Spine and corners are a little bumped and worn, with a little chipping to cloth. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Dated from adverts. All plates are present. Wrapper is price-cut and very edge-torn and chipped, with a few inch piece of loss to base of spine. What's left of wrapper has been stuck to a white piece of paper, to strenthen it.

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CAPTAIN FLICK
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 808312
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 320 pages. A few small patches of fading to spine. A little wear to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates are present. Pictorial wrapper is price-cut, with a few edge-tears and chips, a little loss, some edge-creasing and a few grubby marks.

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THE SEA SCOUTS OF THE 'PETREL'
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 808311
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with pictorial front cover and spine. 8 full colour plates. 292 pages + catalogue to rear. Boards scuffed and worn. Couple chips with a little fraying to top and tail of spine. Corners bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Frontis has been reinserted. All plates present.

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THE THIRD OFFICER
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 808300
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

A Present-day Pirate Story. Grey pictorial front cover and spine, with black titles. 6 b/w plates. 288 pages. Title and picture to spine starting to wear off. Corners bumped. White label stuck over prize plate to front pastedown.

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ROUNDING UP THE RAIDER
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 808310
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1918. Very good condition.

Green cloth, pictorial front cover and spine. Colour frontis + 4 b/w plates. A Naval Story of the Great War. Boards are a little scuffed. Corners are bumped and worn. Some grubby marks to contents. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper and pastedown. Front joint is cracked.

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CAPTAIN CAIN
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 808244
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1924. Slightly better than good condition.

An adventure story for boys. Red cloth, black titles and vignette to front of one man punching another. 6 b/w plates, 284 pages plus four pages of publisher adverts to rear. Evidence of damp lifting cloth of front cover (a large bubble to spine edge). Spine faded. Corners lightly worn. Small nick in cloth at front vertical edge. Rear joint cracked, front joint just starting to crack at base. A few foxspots present.

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ALAN CARR IN THE NEAR EAST
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by E. Boye Uden.
Stock no. 808204
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a Cadet's life and adventures aboard the S.S. Golden Venture during the World War. Red cloth, black titles. 4 b/w plates. 256 pages. Top corners bumped. All plates present. Pictorial wrapper is edge-rubbed & worn with slight loss at corners and a little grubby to rear panel.

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HIS UNFINISHED VOYAGE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by D. Mays.
Stock no. 436404
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with dark blue titles. Small decoration to spine. 6 b/w plates. 255 pages. Spine and corners are bumped, with some wear. Marks to covers. Crossed out ink inscription to front endpaper. An early reprint. A few grubby margin marks. All plates are present.

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