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BOYS ADVENTURE

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THE SECRET OF THE PLATEAU
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 809184
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Grey pictorial cloth. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. Spine browned, covers a little marked. Surface paper damage to endpapers where a label has been removed. Front joint starting to pull between front endpaper and half-title page. All plates present. Hinges lightly pulled. Contents clean.

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LESLIE DEXTER CADET
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Norman Hepple.
Stock no. 809165
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1930. Very good condition.

Black pictorial cloth - square framed picture of boat in dock to front, sailor to spine. 6 b/w plates. 255 pages. Corners lightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. All plates present.

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STANDISH PULLS IT OFF
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 809160
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1940. Good condition.

An adventure story for boys. Blue cloth, black titles, vignette to spine, yellow border to front. 4 b/w plates. 222 pages. Spine faded and crumpled. A few finger marks to margins else contents clean. All plates present.

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THE SECRET CHANNEL
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 809164
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co.. Circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

And Other Stories of the Great War. Red cloth, black titles. Colour frontis. 250 pages. Spine faded to brown. Covers marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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THE BOYS OF THE PUFFIN
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by G.W. Goss.
Stock no. 809161
Published by Partridge. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Red cloth, black titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 160 pages. A Sea Scout Yarn. Corners lightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some margins. A few margin marks. All plates present.

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CAPTAIN CAIN
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 809157
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Green cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. Black decoration to spine and border around front cover. Colour frontis. 248 pages. Corners lightly bumped. A few light foxspots but contents generally clean.

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MYSTERY ISLAND
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Savile Lumley.
Stock no. 808320
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 2nd 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with dark title to spine and blind decorations and title to front cover and spine. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 189 pages. The Challenge Series. Light bumping to spine. Some foxing to internal pages and outer page edges. Hinge next to title page/frontis is a bit cracked. Pictorial wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with only minimal loss and a few grubby marks.

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THE AIRSHIP GOLDEN HIND
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 808327
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Very pale blue cloth with red titles to spine and front cover. B/w frontis. 256 pages. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown (dated 1943). Foxing to some pages internally and to outer page edges. Pictorial wrapper is edge-chipped, with a few small tears and edge-creasing, with edge-wear.

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ON GUARD FOR ENGLAND
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by J.C.B. Knight.
Stock no. 808346
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1942. Very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles to front cover and spine. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. War economy edition (lighter volume). Spine is faded and bumped. Wear to cover edges. Some marks to covers. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Dated from adverts. All plates present.

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THE FLYING SUBMARINE
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 808349
Published by The Musson Book Company Ltd.. 1944. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with red title to spine and 'Venture Books for Boys' logo on front cover. Colour frontis. Canadian Edition. 254 pages + 2 pages of adverts. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some fraying to cloth. Marks and some damp stains to covers. Browning to pages. Corners of some pages are creased.

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RINGED BY FIRE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 808335
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles to spine and front cover with decoration to spine and yellow line borders. 4 b/w plates. Standish novel. 223 pages. Spine and corners are a little bumped and worn, with a little chipping to cloth. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Dated from adverts. All plates are present. Wrapper is price-cut and very edge-torn and chipped, with a few inch piece of loss to base of spine. What's left of wrapper has been stuck to a white piece of paper, to strenthen it.

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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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