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TUCK'S ANNUAL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Written by Enid Blyton; Pamela Brown; et al.
Stock no. 595301
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1953. Almost very good condition.

Includes "Shadow the Sheepdog" by Blyton and "Toby Takes A Bow" by Pamela Brown. Blue cloth spine, pictorial boards. Front cover shows children boarding an aeroplane. Edges rubbed & worn. Small square patch of surface paper loss to top of rear cover. Inscription in blue pencil to verso of front endpaper. Front joint starting to crack. Very few foxspots, contents generally clean and bright.

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HIS UNFINISHED VOYAGE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by D. Mays.
Stock no. 436404
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with dark blue titles. Small decoration to spine. 6 b/w plates. 255 pages. Spine and corners are bumped, with some wear. Marks to covers. Crossed out ink inscription to front endpaper. An early reprint. A few grubby margin marks. All plates are present.

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THE BUFF BOOK FOR BOYS
Written by Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 594951
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Very good condition.

Edited by Strang. Large format. Beige cloth spine with black title and decorations. Pictorial covers. Colour frontis and other colour plates through book. First story is 'Lost, Stolen or Strayed' by Hugh Banstead. Some bumping to spine. Wear to cover edges. Browned rectangle marks to first few pages, including front pastedown and front endpaper - possibly a bookplate has been removed. Names in pencil in belongs to box. Damp marks to rear pastedown and endpaper. Book has been a little repaired. Light surface paper loss to last page, which is affecting text.

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THE TREASURE OF THE 'SAN PHILIPO'
Written by Percy F. Westerman.
Stock no. 435507
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. Circa 1916. Very good condition.

Stone cloth with green and black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w frontis. 248 pages + 8 pages of adverts to rear. Spine and corners are a bit bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Ink stamp to front endpaper and date written in pink ink. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and last few pages of book.

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MIDSHIPMAN RAXWORTHY
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by E.S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 434754
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1938. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles to spine and front cover and 3 black line borders to top and bottom of covers. 3 plates. Bumping to covers. A few marks to covers. Previous owners bookplate stuck to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers. Frontis is detached. Foxing internally. Pictorial wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with some damp marks and a few patches of loss.

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IN FREEDOM'S CAUSE
Written by G.A. Henty.
Stock no. 591703
Published by Latimer House Limited. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. A story of Wallace and Bruce. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Pictorial wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a little loss and has some tape repairs to verso.

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BY RIGHT OF CONQUEST
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by W.S. Stacey.
Stock no. 591169
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1932. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

With Cortez in Mexico. Green pictorial cloth. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates plus 2 maps. Book: all plates present. Spine a bit bumped. Very neat inscription in ink to front endpaper. Minimal foxing to outer page edges. Pictorial wrapper is worn to spine with some loss to base.

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ST. GEORGE FOR ENGLAND
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Frank Gillett.
Stock no. 591164
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

A Tale of Cressy and Poitiers. 4 b/w plates. Green cloth, black/red pictorial spine. Book: all plates present. Front endpaper missing.

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WHEN LONDON BURNED
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by J. Finnemore.
Stock no. 591163
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1895. Almost 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. Book: all plates present. Inscription in ink to half-title. Boards scuffed.

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THE NEW TARGET BOOK FOR BOYS
No author listed.
Stock no. 589503
Published by Spring Books. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards showing hunter shooting leopard. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Corners worn.

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THE CAPTAIN VOL XXIX
Written by P.G. Wodehouse; Percy F. Westerman; et al.
Stock no. 589323
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1913. Good condition.

April to September 1913. A magazine for boys and "old boys". Burgundy cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations plus colour folding plate. "Aldershot, 1913" by P.G.Wodehouse. Spine split and worn. Covers grubby and marked. Page-edge browning.

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THE CAPTAIN VOL XXI
Written by The Old Fag. Illustrated by George Soper; et al..
Stock no. 589287
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1909. Good condition.

April 1909 to September 1909. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. 576 pages. Top and bottom of spine worn. Spine darkened. Page-edge browning. Two pages loose.

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