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LEAVE IT TO JENNINGS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 2124925
Published by Collins. 2nd 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The summer term at Linbury Court School would have flowed more smoothly if Jennings had not placed such faith in the fortune-teller at the village fete... Light grey covers, red lettering to spine. B/w drawings. 192pp. Top edge red. Some uneven browning to spine. Margin marks to a few pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; corner of loss to top corner of front panel.

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SIX BOYS IN A BOAT
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2124921
Published by Howard Baker. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Howard Baker Magnet Volume No. 11. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Magnet Nos. 1643-1650, vol. LVI inclusive. Includes: The Greyfriars Stowaway, Ructions on the River, Six Boys in a Boat, Greyfrairs to the Rescue, Coker takes Command, Mystery on the Thames, Bunter on the Spot, The Secret of the Water-Lily. ISBN: 070300011X. Bumping to top of spine and a couple of corners. A little fading along a couple of edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with closed repaired tear to bottom edge of front panel.

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TOM MERRY'S BEST
Written by Martin Clifford; Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2124920
Published by Howard Baker Press. 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Gem no. 8. Eight reproductions in facsimile of issues of The Gem 1935-36. ISBN: 0703001612. Bumping to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with a couple of tears; repaired to verso with sticky tape.

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MORE WILLIAM
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2124904
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title label to spine and vignette of William to front cover. B/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some page browning. Light creasing to a few page corners. Wrapper is price-cut with some scuffing and wear; creased with some chips and nicks at edges.

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STRANG'S PENNY BOOKS BILL SAWYER'S V.C.
Written by Herbert Strang. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2124875
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1939. Very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Only 23 pages in length. Some creasing and browning to covers and some pages internally.

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WILLIAM'S TELEVISION SHOW
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2124846
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1958. Good condition.

Green boards, gilt titles. Gilt vignette of William saluting to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine is bumped and very browned; some that gilt almost fades into the background. Scuff marks and a few small creases to covers. Foxing with some grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. This book is contained in a FACSIMILE Dustwrapper (by L.L.C.).

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TOM SWIFT AND HIS AIRSHIP
Written by Victor Appleton II.
Stock no. 1317260
Published by Applewood Books. 1st thus 1992. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The stirring cruise of the Red Cloud. Facsimile edition. Cream pictorial boards. B/w plates. 216 pages. ISBN: 1557091773. Spine slightly bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Gold publisher's sticker to front free-endpaper ("bringing the past alive"). Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with a few small tears at edges.

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1317252
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine slightly bumped, some light rubbing to cover edges. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.

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WILLIAM AND THE POP SINGERS
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Henry Ford.
Stock no. 2124593
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt lettering. Vignette of William saluting to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Top corner of rear cover has been slightly nibbled. Pale page edge browning and foxing otherwise contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is worn and creased with old tape marks (some tape still present) to spine and corners, cup marks to front panel and staining on verso.

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DAN DARE PILOT OF THE FUTURE THE DELUXE COLLECTORS EDITION
Written by Mike Higgs. Illustrated by Frank Hampson.
Stock no. 2124553
Published by Patrick Hawkey. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Very large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour comic strip story. A facsimile reproduction of the very first Dan Dare story, devised and illustrated by Frank Hampson, as it originally appeared in the Eagle Magazine Vol. 1, No. 1, April 1950 through to Vol. 2 No. 25, September 1951. ISBN: 0948248459. Spine is faded with some wear and small nicks. Scuffing to covers. Front joint is partially cracked. Contents are still excellent.

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FROM THE PENNY DREADFUL TO THE HA'PENNY DREADFUL
Written by Robert J. Kirkpatrick.
Stock no. 2124522
Published by The British Library; Oak Knoll Press. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Bibliographic History of the Boys' Periodical in Britain 1762-1950. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9780712309547. SIGNED by author to title page. Light bumping to base of spine. Contents are fine. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE JENNINGS COMPANION
Written by David Bathurst.
Stock no. 2124510
Published by Summersdale. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red pictorial cardwraps. Fossilised fish hooks! Crystallised cheesecakes! This book is the definitive companion volume to the 25 Jennings titles that appeared between 1950 and 1995. ISBN: 1873475497. SIGNED by author to title page. Spine is faded.

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