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THE ORANGE BOOK FOR BOYS
Written by Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 584677
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1922. Very good condition.

Orange and pale blue pictorial boards. 9 colour plates. Numerous b/w illustrations. Book: all plates present, Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Corners worn.

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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 12TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 584675
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1920. Slightly better than good condition.

12th year. Orange cloth spine. Brown pictorial front board showing sailor. 6 colour plates, 4 b/w plates. Interesting article on the Channel Tunnel! Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Corners worn. All plates present but one partially detached, and one with frayed edges.

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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.

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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 18
No author listed.
Stock no. 583404
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1896. Almost very good condition.

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.

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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 16TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 582695
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1923. Very good condition.

Large format. Green pictorial boards show cricketer. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Exciting stories for boys. 176 pages. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Some marks and wear to covers. A few small patches of colouring to a few pages. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. SOme foxing.

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ONE OF CLIVE'S HEROES
Written by Herbert Strang. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 582415
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1906. Very good condition.

A story of the fight for India. Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 4 maps and plans. xi + 406 pages + 6 page booklist. SIGNED by author. All plates present. Top of spine slightly rubbed. Rear joint slightly cracked. A few foxspots to prelims. A couple of small black marks to front cover else a beautiful bright clean copy.

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THE PILOTS OF POMONA
Written by Robert Leighton. Illustrated by John Leighton.
Stock no. 582196
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

A story of the Orkney Islands. Colour frontis. 3 b/w plates. Blue pictorial cloth. Gilt title blocks. vii + 352 pages. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Spine and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Covers clean and bright. All plates present.

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THE REBEL OF ST. JIM'S
Written by Martin Clifford; Frank Richards.
Stock no. 582140
Published by Howard Baker. 1972. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Howard Baker Gem Volume No 3. Large format. Green Boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0703000160. Pictorial wrapper is very slightly browned to a couple of edges.

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OLD JACK
Written by W.H.G. Kingston.
Stock no. 734336
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Kingston Books series. Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates. 472 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Tiny foxspots to outer page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-chipped with 0.5" loss at top of spine.

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WHEN LONDON BURNED
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by J. Finnemore.
Stock no. 577066
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue and gilt pictorial cloth. Grey endpapers. 12 b/w plates. 388 pages plus 32 page booklist. A Story of Restoration Times and the Great Fire. Prelims and last few pages foxed. A few scattered foxspots throughout. Top and bottom of spine bumped. Small nick to edge of front cover. Covers clean and bright.

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A MYSTERY OF THE BROADS
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by E.A. Cox.
Stock no. 576484
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1930. Slightly better than very good condition.

Light brown and orange pictorial cloth. 4 b/w plates. 223 pages. SIGNED by author. Corners lightly bumped. Overall a very bright copy. Rare with Westerman's signature. All plates present. Reduced from £350

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WILLIAM THE OUTLAW
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 732898
Published by George Newnes Limited. 2nd 1927. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations throughout. 256 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Fox spots to prelims and outer page edges. A bright copy in dustwrapper which is edge rubbed with a couple of small closed tears and slight chipping to corners. Large closed tear to top edge of rear panel continuing to spine, leading to some loss (1" x 0.5") to surrounding area of spine. Small patch of loss to top corner of front panel. Slight marking to rear panel. A nice copy of the 2nd edition.

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