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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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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121094
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a 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. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A small piece of label stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a little loss.
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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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IN THE GREAT WHITE LAND
Written by Gordon Stables. Illustrated by Ambrose De Walton.
Stock no. 1208270
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

A Tale of the Antarctic Ocean. Blue pictorial cloth. Colour frontis and 3 b/w plates. 288 pages. All plates present. Spine bumped. Corners slightly rubbed. A few marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned, front endpaper slightly grubby. Foxing to half-title page. Contents clean.
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LOST IN THE FOREST
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Matt B. Hewerdine.
Stock no. 1208220
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition.

Or Wandering Will's Adventures in South America. Blue and yellow pictorial cloth, gilt title block to spine. B/w frontis plus two other plates. 124 plus 16 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Small damp mark to top of spine. Front endpaper missing. Pages browned.
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BY ENGLAND'S AID
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse.
Stock no. 2120762
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with cream/yellow titles. The Freeing of the Netherlands 1585-1604. 5 illustrations by Pearse and 4 maps. Some light wear to covers. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and a few page margins. All plates and illustrations are present.
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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1607946
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Almost very good condition.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Covers are scuffed with a little surface wear and fading to spine. Marks to a couple of pages but contents generally clean.
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THE TREASURE OF THE INCAS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1404935
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. 8 b/w plates + b/w map of Peru. 352 pages + 32 page booklist. A story of adventure in Peru. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small split in cloth at top of spine. Spine is browned. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink written on hexagonal shaped label and stuck to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Some foxing otherwise contents generally clean.
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CONDEMNED AS A NIHILIST
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1505355
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1907. Slightly better than good condition.

A story of escape from Siberia. New Edition. Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates plus 1 map. 352 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. All edges green. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly rubbed with a few small marks. Frontis is MISSING. Front joint cracked. Prize plate to front endpaper. A few marks to prelims, text pages very good. Light foxing.
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WITH FREDERICK THE GREAT
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1315237
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1898. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt. Edges olive green. Grey endpapers. 12 b/w plates plus 1 map and 7 battle-field plans. 384 pages + 32 pages booklist. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Illustrations to spine and front cover rubbed away slightly. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to contents throughout and light page browning to the catalogue pages at rear.
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