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THE BOY MECHANIC BOOK I: 700 THINGS FOR BOYS TO DO
No author listed.
Stock no. 1817067
Published by Lindsay Publications. 1st thus 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Originally published in 1913 by Popular Mechanics Press. This is a reprint Edition. How to construct wireless outfits, boats, camp equipment, aerial gliders, kites, self-propelled vehicles, engines, motors, electrical apparatus, cameras and hundreds of other things which delight every boy. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 469 pages including title. ISBN: 0917914880. Spine lightly faded. Minor foxing to text block.
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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2129044
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks.
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A KNIGHT OF THE WHITE CROSS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Ralph Peacock.
Stock no. 2129022
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1896. Very good condition.

A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes. Dark green and gilt pictorial cloth. 12 b/w plates plus portrait of Henty and a plan. 392 pages plus 32 pages catalogue. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Tape glue mark to front endpaper. Front joint is cracked. Some foxing. A few hinges are lightly pulled.
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WILLIAM THE GANGSTER
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2128983
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st thus 1934. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, black title on spine. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Spine is spotted and faded. Some wear to corners and edges. Browning with some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Ink doodle to last page underneath text.
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BIGGLES PRESSES ON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2128982
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with white title to spine and scottie dog design. Embossed scottie dogs to covers. 6 colour plates. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and small tears; minimal loss.
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JUST WILLIAM'S LUCK
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2128981
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles on spine and front cover. This is the only full-length William book (the others being made up of short stories) and was based on Val Guest's screenplay for the 1947 film of the same name. 264 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. A few scuff marks to covers. Some marks and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
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JENNINGS, OF COURSE!
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 2128243
Published by Collins. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Top edge red. 4 b/w illustrations. 192 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a few edge-tears and chips; some repairs with sticky tape to verso.
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THE BOY ON THE BOAT-TRAIN
Written by D. Rice. Illustrated by Thomas Perks.
Stock no. 2128238
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow decorated boards. B/w frontis. Wrapper has mark to spine, with a few small tears/chips; some creasing to edges.
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WILLIAM THE GOOD
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1317576
Published by George Newnes Limited. 23rd 1965. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black title label to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Covers and contents bright and clean. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.
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WILLIAM AND THE BRAINS TRUST
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1317575
Published by George Newnes Limited. 7th 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with small vignette of William's head to front and title in red on black square background to spine. 252 pages. Page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and rear panel is just a little grubby.
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WILLIAM THE BAD
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1317574
Published by George Newnes Limited. 20th 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette to front cover. 188 pages. Abridged edition. Spine slightly bumped. Light sellotape marks to corners of free-endpapers. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.
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WILLIAM'S CROWDED HOURS
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1317573
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 19th 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Abridged edition. Red boards, black title label to spine and small vignette of William to front cover. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Pale page browning to endpapers. Rear panel of wrapper is ever so slightly grubby.
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