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THANKS TO JENNINGS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 1318381
Published by Collins. 1957. Almost very good condition.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Colour frontis. 256 pages Spine slightly bumped. Covers slightly faded at edges. Pages lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to spine and corners.
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SCOUTING FOR BOYS: A HANDBOOK FOR INSTRUCTION IN GOOD CITIZENSHIP THROUGH WOODCRAFT
Written by Robert Baden-Powell.
Stock no. 1818171
Published by C. Arthur Pearson Ltd.. 15 1930. Almost very good condition.

Fifteenth Edition. Yellow cloth, limp cardwraps. Black titles and vignette of scout standing on a rock holding a flag pole with Union Jack flag. Price on front cover is 2/6 net. B/w illustrations. 338 pages including index plus adverts to rear. Cloth covers rubbed and worn. Name in ink to half-title page. Text block browned. Corners of contents creased. Creasing to vertical margins from fingering.
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WILLIAM'S HAPPY DAYS
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1318319
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black title labels to spine and vignette of William's head/shoulders to front board. B/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A couple of light scratch marks to spine and some light fading to edges of front cover. Contents browned but clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and grubby with loss to top of spine.
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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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WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1318094
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st thus 1929. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth covers with black title to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to half-title page (possibly front free-endpaper is missing but may not have had one?). A few foxspots to contents. Some light spotting to rear cover.
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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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A BOY'S LIFE ABOARD SHIP
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317964
Published by Ward & Lock. Circa 1864. Good condition.

Told by Himself. Blue textured cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis with tissue-guard plus other plates. 202 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped, spine split at edges with slight fraying of cloth. Ink name stamps and inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Hinges are cracked and pulled causing contents to be loose. Some light grubby marks to contents.
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NAT THE NATURALIST
Written by George Manville Fenn.
Stock no. 1317953
Published by Blackie & Son. 1st 1883. Good condition.

Or, A Boy's Adventures in the Eastern Seas. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 two-tone plates. 320 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn, some light scuffing to covers. Front fly-leaf (half-title) has been removed. Stitching pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Foxing to endpapers and catalogue.
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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by A.R. Buckland; A.L. Haydon; Henry C. Moore; et al.
Stock no. 1317900
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1917. Very good condition.

Pale green pictorial cloth. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 384 pages. First story is "The Frolic of the Spitfire" by Haydon. Spine and corners bumped. Small erasure patch to top corner of front pastedown. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing, mainly to outer page edges.
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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by A.R. Buckland; Wolmer Whyte; Tom Bevan; et al.
Stock no. 1317899
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1913. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 383 numbered pages. First story is "On the Horse-thieves' Trail" by Whyte. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Front cover is very slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents.
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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by A.R. Buckland; Stanley Portal Hyatt; Talbot Baines Reed; F. Whymper; et al.
Stock no. 1317898
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1914. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 383 numbered pages. First story is "The Stone Hippopotamus" by Hyatt. Spine bumped. Tiny indentation to fore-edges of covers. Small mark to rear edge of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents.
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THE EMPIRE ANNUAL FOR BOYS
Written by Alfred Colbeck; A.L. Haydon; Violet M. Methley; et al.
Stock no. 1317897
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1918. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 7 colour plates plus 16 b/w plates. 320 pages. First story is "Von Katsch's Black Magic" by Colbeck. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing throughout, mainly to page edges. Light page browning.
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