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MY FIRST VOYAGE TO SOUTHERN SEAS
Written by W.H.G. Kingston. Illustrated by A. Pearse.
Stock no. 2114867
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Very good condition.
The Kingston Library. Blue pictorial cloth covers show man on horse to front cover, ship to spine. Gilt title blocks. Colour frontis, title page and 4 plates. 412 pages plus 4 page book list. Some wear to gilt on spine. Corners are bumped. Some foxing. All plates present.
ADVENTURE LAND 1925
Written by Dudley Warner; Foster Wood; et al. Illustrated by W.L. Ridgewell.
Stock no. 1313631
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1925. Good condition.
Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial onlay. Front cover shows a young man and a dog in the mountains. First story is 'The Broken Trail' by Warner. 6 colour plates + photo pages and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers edge rubbed. Chipping to onlay on spine with some slight loss. Rear cover is unevenly browned and lightly marked. Inscription in ink in belongs to box. Some hinges cracked and some light grubby fingermarks else contents clean.
THE SENIOR CADET
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Rowland Hilder.
Stock no. 1503106
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1932. Very good condition.
Green cloth with black titles and small picture to front cover. 255 page. 6 b/w plates. Bumping and some wear to spine and corners. Spine browned, covers unevenly browned and slightly grubby. Book plate and name to front endpaper. Some marks to margins. Erased ticks to list of titles in prelims. All plates present.
BY CONDUCT AND COURAGE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1313330
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1905. Very good condition.
Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles, bevelled edges. Grey endpapers. 8 b/w plates. 384 pages and 16 page catalogue to rear. All edges olivine. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge rubbed. Uneven fading to rear cover. Title to front cover is slightly grubby. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Some light foxing and page browning otherwise contents clean.
WITH MOORE AT CORUNNA
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 2114707
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1898. 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. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxing to pages internally. Name in ink to front endpaper. All plates present.
A KNIGHT OF THE WHITE CROSS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Ralph Peacock.
Stock no. 1312968
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1896. Very good condition.
A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes. Dark green and gilt pictorial cloth. 12 b/w plates plus portrait of Henty and a plan. 392 pages plus 32 pages catalogue. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, small nicks to top and tail of spine. Some erased pencil doodles to front pastedown. Name and date in ink to half-title. Hinges cracked and some fingermarks to page margins. Endpapers browned.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD
Written by W.H.G. Kingston.
Stock no. 1402405
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. circa 1884. Almost very good condition.
Red leather boards. Raised bands with gilt decoration and titles to spine. Marbled page edges and endpapers. B/W illustrations. 460 pages. Spine bumped and rubbed with split to bottom of front. Corners bumped and rubbed. A few marks to boards. Small sticker with 2 written on it to front endpaper. Inscription in ink to page opposite half title page. Foxing and a couple of grubby marks otherwise contents are generally clean.
Written by Major Charles Gilson.
Stock no. 1502130
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1936. Almost very good condition.
A tale of the Peninsular War and the storming of Badajoz, founded upon the personal memoirs of Sir Jeffery Jones, Bart, of Heatherford Hall in Hampshire. Pictorial front cover and spine. Colour frontis. 379 pages. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn with some loss to top of spine. Some slight darkening to spine. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to prelims, last few pages and page edges.
THE BATTLE OF THE GOLDFISH POND
Written by Robert Nicolson. Illustrated by Robert Nicolson.
Stock no. 1808179
Published by Bruno Cassirer. 1st 1947. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The story of a boy's dream... A day-dream at the pond where Bobby played with his toy soldiers. Green cloth spine, green paper boards with dark green illustration and title to front. B/w and colour illustrations. 31 pages. Light browning to endpapers, one or two grubby marks to contents but generally a very nice, clean copy. Pictorial wrapper has a blue biro scribble to front panel and is browned, worn at corners.
THE CURSE OF CARNE'S HOLD
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Charles Kerr.
Stock no. 2112114
Published by Griffith Farran Browne & Co Limited.. Circa 1902. Good condition.
A tale of adventure. Red decorative cloth with gilt titles to spine. B/w frontis. 356 pages. All edges gilt. New edition. Spine is browned, with some chipping and fraying to cloth. Covers are scuffed with marks. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning. A reading copy.
TALES OF ADVENTURE IN FOREST AND FLOOD
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1708188
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Very good condition.
Blue cloth, colour pictorial onlay to spine and front cover. 3 Colour plates. Contains three book in one volume titles are: The Cannibal Islands; Chasing the Sun; Lost in the Forest. A Little tape residue to pastedowns.
CONDEMNED AS A NIHILIST
Written by G.A. Henty.
Stock no. 1108350
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.
A Story of Siberia. Red cloth with black titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Colour frontis and 4 other b/w plates. 352 pages and 2 page booklist. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. A little fraying to cloth at very edges and corners. Some page browning and foxing.