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THE SPY
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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REDSKIN AND COWBOY
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse.
Stock no. 1207362
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1892. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages 32 page booklist. A Tale Of The Western Plains. Contents very good. Binding heavily worn. New endpapers.

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THE LION OF ST. MARK
Written by G.A. Henty.
Stock no. 2109231
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

A story of Venice in the 14th century. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates. 384 pages plus 16 page publication list. All edges green. A little browning to covers, with a few marks. Some foxing.

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HOW JACK MACKENZIE WON HIS EPAULETTES
Written by Gordon Stables.
Stock no. 2109157
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Flower decorations. Plates. 4" split to back of spine. Fading to spine. Bumping and wear to corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some browning and foxing to pages.

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BRINGING DOWN THE AIR PIRATE
Written by John F.C. Westerman.
Stock no. 2109087
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red covers with titles to spine and front cover. Sovereign Series. 253 pages. Colour frontis. Some page browning. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is browned, with some edge-wear and small nicks.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1706412
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Good condition.

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. Name in ink to front pastedown. Front endpaper missing. 1/2 title page torn.

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TOM SWIFT AND THE COSMIC ASTRONAUTS
Written by Victor Appleton II. Illustrated by Graham Kaye.
Stock no. 1704377
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition.

The Tom Swift Science Adventures. Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations.

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A SUB AND A SUBMARINE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 1601628
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1941. Good condition.

Four b/w illustrations including frontis. Two-tone blue pictorial boards. 256 pages. An adventure story set in World War I. Rear cover badly dampstained. Top of spine a bit frayed. Remains of bookplate and inscription in ink to front pastedown. All plates present.

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