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BIGGLES OF THE SPECIAL AIR POLICE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2117427
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. 183 pages. Front endpaper is MISSING. Page browning. Wrapper is foxed with some edge-creasing and a few nicks.

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2117415
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. Pictorial title page. 192 pages. Some marks and scuffing to covers. Bumping to spine. Foxing. Ink/sticker to prelims.

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CONDEMNED AS A NIHILIST
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1404263
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1893. Almost very good condition.

Greyish blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles to front and spine. Burgundy endpapers. B/w frontis and 7 other plates, plus 1 map. 352 pages plus 32 pages of adverts to rear. All edges olivine. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and rubbed. White mark to rear panel and small red mark to top of front panel. Board edges a little rubbed. Writing to top of title page - possibly an inscription - some of the writing is faded. Several hinges are cracked. Heavy foxing to first couple and last couple of pages. Foxing to some other pages but many pages are clean.

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IN THE HEART OF THE ROCKIES
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by G.C. Hindley.
Stock no. 2116752
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1895. Good condition.

Grey and brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates. 352 pages + 32 page booklist. A story of adventure in Colorado. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink and name and address label to half-title page. Foxing to pages. Pages 174 + 175 have ink dates and initials etc. to margins.

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WITH KITCHENER IN THE SOUDAN
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1403689
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1903. Slightly better than good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt. 10 b/w plates plus 3 maps. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. A Story of Atbara and Omdurman. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine is browned. Covers are a little rubbed. Rear cover is mottled with damp stain to edge. London County Council prize embossed on rear cover. London County Council stamp and inscription to front endpaper. Front joint and a few hinges are cracked. One plate in publication list is torn. A few page edged in publication list are damp stained with a little red colouring from rear board. Some foxing and fingering to contents.

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THE LION OF ST. MARK
Written by G.A. Henty.
Stock no. 1403626
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

A story of Venice in the 14th century. Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates. 384 pages plus 16 page publication list. All edges green. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine faded. A few light marks to covers. Library stamp to verso of title page. Front joint badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges pulled. Remains of labels to front pastedown and endpaper. Three plates are loose and another couple partly detached but all are present. Foxing and a few margin marks.

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BY CONDUCT AND COURAGE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1403584
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. 1st 1905. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles, bevelled edges. Grey endpapers. 8 b/w plates. 384 pages and 32 page catalogue to rear. All edges olivine. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light marks to covers. Bottom edges of boards a little rubbed. Attempt has been made to erase large inscription in ink from front endpaper. Front joint beginning to crack. Several hinges are cracked. Top of one plate is detached. Foxing throughout.

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REDSKIN AND COWBOY
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse.
Stock no. 1403483
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1899. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. A Tale Of The Western Plains. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some rubbing to board edges. Spine darkened. Couple of marks to boards which are a little grubby. Name and date to verso of frontis. Some hinges pulled. A few light foxspots and some fingering to margins otherwise contents are generally clean.

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IN THE HEART OF THE ROCKIES
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Godfrey C. Hindley.
Stock no. 1403482
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.

A Story of Adventure In Colorado. Grey cloth with gilt titles and two colour decorations to spine and front cover. 8 plates. 352 pages + 32 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers grubby and slightly rubbed. Name and address in ink to verso of front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Light foxing and grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout. Rear endpaper is creased. A few hinges are cracked.

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WITH FREDERICK THE GREAT
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1403481
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1898. Very 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 bumped and worn and browned. Picture is wearing off. Bottom front corner badly bumped. Other corners also bumped and all corners are rubbed. Marks to boards. Inscription in ink to half title page. Endpapers browned. Foxing mainly to prelims and a little to page edges otherwise contents are clean.

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WITH MOORE AT CORUNNA
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1403478
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles to spine and front board. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. All edges green. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges a little rubbed. Small indent and faint marks to rear board. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning and a little foxing otherwise contents generally clean.

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SILVERFIN
Written by Charlie Higson.
Stock no. 1403220
Published by Puffin. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

1 of 999 SIGNED copies, Limited Collector's Edition. ISBN: 0141382619. SIGNED by author to title page. Copy 126 of 999. Book is in fine condition. Top edge of wrapper is very slightly worn. Contained in a slip case in fine condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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