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BLACKIE'S BOYS' ANNUAL
Written by Percy F. Westerman; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 2132738
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1931. Almost very good condition.

Large format. White cloth spine with dark title and vignette. Pictorial front cover shows cowboy and horse on the prairie. First story is "Rabbit Unwin" by Richard Bird. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; Some scuffing to cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

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WILLIAM AND THE SPACE ANIMAL
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1318706
Published by George Newnes. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt titles and vignette of William to spine. Top edge green. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine bumped. Endpapers partly browned and old tape marks to free-endpapers. Foxing to endpapers, some page margins and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some slight loss, tape and white sticky paper repairs on verso and a small patch of surface damage to front panel (at end of author's name).

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WILLIAM CARRIES ON
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2132413
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1952. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fading to spine. Mottling to covers. Some foxing throughout, but heaviest to outer page edges and endpapers.

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ARCHIE'S CHANCES
Written by Deborah Alcock.
Stock no. 1318618
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1889. Very good condition.

Also includes "The Child's Victory". Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles. 141 pages plus two page booklist to rear. B/w frontis. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock.

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BIGGLES FLIES EAST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 1318554
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Cream card wraps with red titles. Soft cover pyramid edition. Colour frontis. 256 pages. Spine and spine edges faded. Covers slightly grubby. Foxing to contents. Inscription and a name in pencil to front free-endpaper.

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WILLIAM THE IMMORTAL
Written by David Schutte; Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1318550
Published by David Schutte. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

An Illustrated Bibliography. Including previously uncollected writings of Richmal Crompton and many uncollected Illustrations by Thomas Henry. Large format. Red cardwraps with colour pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 095214820X. SIGNED by the author to title-page. Spine is slightly faded and there is minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contnets fine.

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THE WORST SQUADRON IN FRANCE
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 2132013
Published by Eldon Press Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange/red cloth with black title to spine. Another adventure with the character Scotty of The Secret Squadron. A few bumps to corners. Light fading to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Also small stain to outer page edges, spreading to some page margins, especially to rear of book. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; small amounts of loss.

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PIRATES OF THE AIR
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 1818827
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1936. Good condition.

Orange/brown boards, black title label to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Part of The Ace Series. Spine browned, boards grubby. Text block browned. Name & address in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing present. All plates correct.

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THE SHADOW OF THE GUILLOTINE
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818794
Published by Popular Library. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

Beige cloth boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Spine browned and foxed. Name and adress in ink to front endpaper, written twice. Grubby marks to front endpaper. Text block browned. All plates present.

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THE FLYING COWBOYS
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818788
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

The "Ace" Series. Blue boards, dark blue title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. 0.5" split to top of spine affecting the title. Spine slightly cocked. Corners bumped. Small marks to front cover. Contents browned.

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THE FIRST CRUISE OF THREE MIDDIES
Written by Fox Russell. Illustrated by H.J. Rhodes.
Stock no. 1318312
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. Poor condition.

Peach pictorial binding, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 258 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Compass(?) hole to rear cover, and some scratching of cloth to front cover. Rear joint is broken at top half. Vertical crease to front free-endpaper and prelims. Foxing throughout. Large tears to preliminary pages.

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BILLY BUNTER'S FIRST CASE
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 1318087
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 254 pages. Lower corners slightly bumped. Some slight rubbing/fading to top and tail of spine. Removal of a small label to front pastedown. Heavy foxing, mainly to textblock. Yellow pictorial wrapper is edge chipped and slightly torn, grubby rear panel and wear to edges.

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