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BIGGLES AT WORLD'S END
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1324356
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, black title to spine. 6 colour plates. 182 pages plus 2 page title list. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to contents, especially endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and creased, some surface paper damage to rear panel.

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BIGGLES ON THE HOME FRONT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1324355
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, vignette of front of aeroplane to front cover. Colour plates. Another adventure of Biggles and his Air Police Pilots. Spine slightly bumped. A couple of light marks to front cover. Light foxing to textblock else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn with minimal loss at corner, light vertical crease to front panel.

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TOM BROWN'S SCHOOLDAYS
Written by Thomas Hughes. Illustrated by Paul Hardy.
Stock no. 1324341
Published by Charles H. Kelly. 1913. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 3 colour plates. 365 pages plus 3 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Some tiny dents to cover edges. Foxing throughout and to textblock. Endpapers browned.

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THE LOST ISLAND
Written by Charles Gilson. Illustrated by Cyrus Cuneo.
Stock no. 1324339
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. Circa 1922. Very good condition.

A Strange Tale of the Far East Founded Upon the Unconnected Narratives of Robert O'Shee of Kinsale, Master Mariner. Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 6 colour plates. 288 pages, all edges green. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some light spotting to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to textblock and some page browning.

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WITH BEATTY OFF JUTLAND
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Frank Gillett.
Stock no. 1324338
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A Romance of the Great Sea Fight. Blue cloth with pictorial front board and spine. 6 b/w plates. 284 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Name plate to front free-endpaper, newspaper clipping referring to the death of Westerman taped to front pastedown. Foxing to textblock.

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THE BOYS OF WYNPORT COLLEGE
Written by Frederick Harrison. Illustrated by Harold Copping.
Stock no. 1324336
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Good condition.

A story of school life. Green pictorial cloth. 6 b/w plates. 351 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers lightly scuffed. Endpapers browned. Foxspots to prelims and textblock. Plate opposite pg 224 has been reinserted and has slightly ragged edges.

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A MOTOR-SCOUT IN FLANDERS OR, HELD BY THE ENEMY
Written by Charles Gilson. Illustrated by Frank Gillett.
Stock no. 1324326
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Boy's story set in the first word war. Green pictorial binding. Gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some scuffing to covers. Ink name stamp and number 12 written in red ink to front free-endpaper. Rear joint is cracked. Foxing to contents.

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BLOWN AWAY FROM THE LAND
Written by David Ker. Illustrated by Paul Hardy.
Stock no. 1324325
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1930. Very good condition.

An adventure in the Mediterranean. Green pictorial cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis. 2 b/w plates. 175 pages, 2 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock.

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TWO THOUSAND YEARS AGO OR, THE ADVENTURES OF A ROMAN BOY
Written by Rev. A.J. Church.
Stock no. 1324323
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1904. Very good condition.

New Edition. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 384 pages plus 32 page catalogue to rear. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Tiny splash mark to rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown and name plate to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock.

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FOR THE SAKE OF HIS CHUM
Written by Walter C. Rhoades. Illustrated by N. Tenison.
Stock no. 1324320
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1919. Very good condition.

A school story. Green pictorial cloth. 6 b/w plates. 288 pages. Name and date in ink to verso of frontis. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to textblock and page margins.

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WYNPORT COLLEGE
Written by Frederick Harrison. Illustrated by Harold Copping.
Stock no. 1324294
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1900. Very good condition.

A story of school life. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 8 b/w plates. 351 pages plus 32 page catalogue to rear, all edges olivine. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some slight spotting to front cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to prelims.

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THE FOUR SCHOOLS
Written by R.A.H. Goodyear. Illustrated by T.M.R. Whitwell.
Stock no. 1324292
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1922. Very good condition.

A brisk story of school life. Grey pictorial cloth covers with black titles and borders. 6 black and white plates. 319 pages. 7.75 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Prize inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock and page margins. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Top edge of textblock is a little grubby.

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