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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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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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