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AUNT CHARLOTTE'S STORIES OF ENGLISH HISTORY
Written by Charlotte M. Yonge.
Stock no. 2131114
Published by Marcus Ward & Co.. 1884. Very good condition.
For the Little Ones. Red cloth with black/gilt titles and decorations to covers. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Front joint a little cracked. Foxing and page browning. Some tobacco odour.
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by C.J. Staniland.
Stock no. 2130854
Published by Blackie & Son. Very good condition.
A story of Cornish nets and mines. New Edition. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 352 pages and 32 page booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Some margin marks.
Written by Chris Tye.
Stock no. 2130056
Published by Lychgate Press. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.
A Civil War Tale of a Forest of Dean Family. Card wraps. ISBN: 0953350703.
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by Richard Kennedy.
Stock no. 1317673
Published by Oxford University Press. 4th 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A magnificent novel of Roman Britain. Blue cloth, silver title to spine. Full page b/w illustrations. 229 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper, name scribbled out. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners.
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by Charles Keeping.
Stock no. 1317668
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The story of a boy and a dog in Saxon times. Purple cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. 241 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Name and date in black ink to front free-endpaper, name scribbled out. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is bright.
Written by Betty Lee. Illustrated by Gareth Floyd.
Stock no. 2128260
Published by Hamish Hamilton Childrens Books. 1ST 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.
Glazed pictorial boards. An Antelope Book. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0241894190.
BOSTOCK AND HARRIS OR THE NIGHT OF THE COMET
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Martin Cottam.
Stock no. 2126422
Published by Kestrel Books. 1ST 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A sequel to "The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris". Blue boards, title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0722655290. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some scuffing; foxed to verso.
PALADINS IN SPAIN
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 2126280
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition.
Green cloth, blue titles to spine. Colour frontis, five b/w illustrations. 168 pages. 8 x 5.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and some marks/scuffing to covers. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout.
QUEEN OF THE FALLS
Written by Chris Van Allsburg. Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.
Stock no. 1815922
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition.
Annie Taylor, a short, plump and fussy sixty-two-year-old widow resolves to find fame and fortune by being the first person to go over the thundering waters of Niagara Falls in a barrel... Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781849392723.
STELLA AND THE FIRESHIPS
Written by Showell Styles.
Stock no. 1815764
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A masterly tale of fast-moving action around naval exploits at the time of Nelson. Red boards with gilt title to spine. 190 pages. ISBN: 0718305817. Small mark to rear board. Page browning. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE BOY FROM STINK ALLEY
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Douglas Bissett.
Stock no. 1814772
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A story about the Mayflower, an absorbing reconstruction seen through the eyes of a boy who took part in the great adventure. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Top & tail of spine slightly shelf worn. 'Horncastle Library' written in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few minor chips.
ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1406634
Published by Blackie & Son. Very good condition.
Dark green pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384pp plus Blackie's Book List. A Tale of the Huguenot Wars. Early reprint. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing especially to endpapers and booklist pages. Ticks to illustration list. Plates all present and in very good condition.