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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 32
Written by Percy V. Bradshaw; H.A. Hinkson; Tom Bevan; et al. Illustrated by Charles Dixon; Lionel Edwards; C.E. Swan; Harold Earnshaw; et al..
Stock no. 1404811
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1910. Slightly better than good condition.
Covers 2/10/1909 - 24/09/1910. Large format. Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 15 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story is For the King by H.A. Hinkson. Spine bumped, worn and browned with a 2.5" split to top front. Corners bumped and very worn. Damp marks to front cover and black mark and couple of scratches to rear board. Both joints badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Front endpaper creased vertically. inscription to title page. Some foxing. Tears to margin of one plate. One plate creased vertically at edge. Some hinges are cracked.
THE BEST OF BRITISH PLUCK
Written by Philip Warner.
Stock no. 2113275
Published by Book Club Associates. 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A portrait of the Boy's Own Paper. Articles from the earlier years when the magazine had its widest-ranging appeal. Recreating the vigorous spirit for which the Boy's Own Paper became a household name. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Some light wear to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased, with a couple of tiny nicks.
Volume 25 Saturday 4th October 1902-Saturday 26th September 1903. Large format. Red pictorial cloth with gilt title and date to spine. Pictorial endpapers depicting events in the reigns of the Edwards of England. 12 colour plates. B/w illustrations including Louis Wain cats. Corners and some board edges bumped and rubbed. Top and bottom of spine are bumped. Cloth split to front of top of spine with small tear to top of word 'annual'. Some cloth missing to top and bottom of spine which is browned. Front joint is cracked. Browning and a little foxing to endpapers. Three tissue guards are missing from colour plates. Some page browning and foxing to contents which are generally clean.
Large format. Green pictorial cloth. 4 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. Vol LIV on spine. Book: all plates present. Front joint cracked. Rear joint repaired. Spine and corners bumped and a little rubbed. Top of a couple of pages look slightly singed. Some pale browning to some pages. Cover edges lightly rubbed.
THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 16
Written by Gordon Stables; Talbot Baines Reed; Frederick Treves; W.J. Gordon; Jules Verne; Theodore Wood; et al. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; H.M. Paget; et al..
Stock no. 1201240
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1894. Slightly better than good condition.
Vol XVI on spine. Large format. Green pictorial cloth. Gilt titles. 12 colour plates. Book: all plates present. Slight damage to one plate. Joints cracked. Prelims slightly loose. Some foxing to margins. Name stamp to top and bottom of text block. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine a little faded.
Large format. Blue pictorial cloth. 12 colour and b/w plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. Vol XLIV on spine. Book: all plates present. Corners worn. Dent to edge of front cover. Top and tail and edges of spine rubbed.
THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 25
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Cecil Aldin; et al..
Stock no. 583398
Published by The Boy's Own Paper; Ethicon. 1903. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Three-quarter black leather binding. Gilt titles and raised bands to spine. 12 colour plates. B/w illustrations including Louis Wain cats. All plates present. Top of spine a little chipped. Corners rubbed.
Large format. Three-quarter burgundy leather binding. Gilt title to spine. 12 colour plates. Book: all plates present. Spine browned, split and chipped. Title faded. Corners worn. Contents clean and bright.