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POWDER MONKEY
Written by Paul Dowswell.
Stock no. 435722
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Adventures of Sam Witchall. Set in the 1800's - Sam Witchall is forced to join the Royal Navy frigate, and on board, he is told that he will be a powder monkey.... ISBN: 0747577048.

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THE TREASURE OF THE 'SAN PHILIPO'
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 435507
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. Circa 1916. Very good condition.

Stone cloth with green and black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w frontis. 248 pages + 8 pages of adverts to rear. Spine and corners are a bit bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Ink stamp to front endpaper and date written in pink ink. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and last few pages of book.

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MIDSHIPMAN RAXWORTHY
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by E.S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 434754
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1938. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles to spine and front cover and 3 black line borders to top and bottom of covers. 3 plates. Bumping to covers. A few marks to covers. Previous owners bookplate stuck to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Frontis is detached. Foxing internally. Pictorial wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with some damp marks and a few patches of loss.

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BY RIGHT OF CONQUEST
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by W.S. Stacey.
Stock no. 591169
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1932. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

With Cortez in Mexico. Green pictorial cloth. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates plus 2 maps. Book: all plates present. Spine a bit bumped. Very neat inscription in ink to front endpaper. Minimal foxing to outer page edges. Pictorial wrapper is worn to spine with some loss to base.

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ST. GEORGE FOR ENGLAND
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Frank Gillett.
Stock no. 591164
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

A Tale of Cressy and Poitiers. 4 b/w plates. Green cloth, black/red pictorial spine. Book: all plates present. Front endpaper missing.

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BOTH SIDES THE BORDER
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Ralph Peacock.
Stock no. 591118
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1899. Very good condition.

A Tale of Hotspur and Glendower. Navy blue and brown pictorial cloth, gilt. All edges green. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages + 32 pages booklist. Some slight foxing to contents. Top and tail of spine bumped. Small scratch to front cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. All plates present. A nice bright copy.

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THE TREASURE OF THE SAN PHILIPO
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 586853
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. Circa 1916. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. B/w frontis. 248 pages + booklist. Book: name in ink to front endpaper, spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed.

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THE SECRET OF THE PLATEAU
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 586361
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Grey pictorial cloth. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. Spine and corners bumped, corners lightly worn. Faint marks to rear cover. Cloth at top of spine a little creased. Front endpaper missing and damage to front pastedown. Foxing to prelims and page edges.

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THE SECRET OF THE PLATEAU
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 584613
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Grey pictorial cloth. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. Book: all plates present, name in ink to front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots to prelims.

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THE QUEST OF THE GOLDEN HOPE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Frank E. Wiles.
Stock no. 584614
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1940. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, pictorial spine. 4 b/w plates + b/w map of the island. 255 pages. A 17th century story of adventure. Book: all plates present. A few foxspots to prelims and edge of textblock.

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THE WRECK OF THE GROSVENOR
Written by W. Clark Russell. Illustrated by George Lambert.
Stock no. 582809
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

An account of the mutiny of the crew and the loss of the ship when trying to make the Bermudas. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and title page. Collins Modern Fiction Series. 413 pages. Small format. Endpapers browned. Page edge browning. Wrapper edge-chipped with loss.

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ONE OF CLIVE'S HEROES
Written by Herbert Strang. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 582415
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1906. Very good condition.

A story of the fight for India. Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 4 maps and plans. xi + 406 pages + 6 page booklist. SIGNED by author. All plates present. Top of spine slightly rubbed. Rear joint slightly cracked. A few foxspots to prelims. A couple of small black marks to front cover else a beautiful bright clean copy.

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