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MORE WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2132746
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1946. Very good condition.

Red cloth, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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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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BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2132711
Published by The Children's Book Club. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, black title to spine. 190 pages. Uneven fading/spotting - possible damp to covers, which also has large dent along one edge. Name and address in ink on label stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing. Pages browned. Wrapper is torn and nearly detached all way down one edge; some loss, but front and rear panels are mostly complete.

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JENNINGS AND DARBISHIRE
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 2132707
Published by Collins. 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Jennings receives a printing set! Red boards, black title to spine. 256 pages. Colour frontis. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing; tears and chips; a little loss.

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A SUB AND A SUBMARINE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 1318750
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Four b/w illustrations including frontis. Two-tone blue pictorial boards. 256 pages. An adventure story set in World War I. Boards clean. Spine slightly bumped and cocked. Foxing to prelims and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, slightly grubby to rear panel.

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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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TAKE JENNINGS FOR INSTANCE
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 1318608
Published by Collins. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jennings joins the Natural History club. Colour frontis, 4 b/w illustrations. Red boards, black title to spine. 256 pages, top edge red. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and grubby with a tiny chip to top corner of rear panel.

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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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