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HISTORICAL STORY

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THE QUEST OF THE GOLDEN HOPE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Frank E. Wiles.
Stock no. 584614
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1940. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, pictorial spine. 4 b/w plates + b/w map of the island. 255 pages. A 17th century story of adventure. Book: all plates present. A few foxspots to prelims and edge of textblock.
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HONOUR FIRST
Written by Herbert Strang.
Stock no. 584019
Published by Oxford University Press. 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A tale of the 'Forty-Five. Colour pictorial boards and spine. Colour frontis. 280 pages. Book: book plate to front endpaper. Pictorial wrapper has rubbed corners, tear to rear and is slightly stained.
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A MARINER OF ENGLAND
Written by Herbert Strang; Richard Stead.
Stock no. 584029
Published by Oxford University Press. 1923. Very good condition.

A Story of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Light green pictorial cloth. 4 colour plates and b/w map. 160 pages. Book: all plates present. Rear board slightly marked.
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ONE OF CLIVE'S HEROES
Written by Herbert Strang. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 582415
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1906. Very good condition.

A story of the fight for India. Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 4 maps and plans. xi + 406 pages + 6 page booklist. SIGNED by author. All plates present. Top of spine slightly rubbed. Rear joint slightly cracked. A few foxspots to prelims. A couple of small black marks to front cover else a beautiful bright clean copy.
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THE PILOTS OF POMONA
Written by Robert Leighton. Illustrated by John Leighton.
Stock no. 582196
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

A story of the Orkney Islands. Colour frontis. 3 b/w plates. Blue pictorial cloth. Gilt title blocks. vii + 352 pages. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Spine and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Covers clean and bright. All plates present.
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CLOAKED MALICE
Written by Agnes Blundell. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 734545
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A thrilling historical romance. Red boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w illustrations. 278 pages. Spine bumped, a couple of tiny dents to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. White pictorial wrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss at corners, grubby with damp spots (mainly to front panel).
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THE IRON HAND OF MARS
Written by Lindsey Davis.
Stock no. 734227
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Marcus Didius Falc, the louche Roman sleuth, is sent out of the way on an undercover mission to Roman Germany... Black boards, gilt title to spine. 305 pages. ISBN: 0091753333. SIGNED by author on title page. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge-creased.
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WHEN LONDON BURNED
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by J. Finnemore.
Stock no. 577066
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 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. Prelims and last few pages foxed. A few scattered foxspots throughout. Top and bottom of spine bumped. Small nick to edge of front cover. Covers clean and bright.
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BLEWCOAT BOY
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Elizabeth Finn.
Stock no. 619090
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Acorn Modern Classics. Black and white illustrations. 112 pages. 'When you go shopping for a dad, you got to be careful. You don't want any old rubbish...'. ISBN: 0575043946. Tail of spine very lightly bumped.
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WHEN LONDON BURNED
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by J. Finnemore.
Stock no. 987834
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 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. Undated but pre 1910. Corners worn. All plates present.
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THE CLOAK
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Faith Jaques.
Stock no. 562997
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1976. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Garfield's Apprentices series. Blue pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. A story of 18th century London. ISBN: 0434940348. Wrapper has small area of surface damage to spine and a further few scuffs. Wrapper spine is lightly faded.
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LUCIFER WILKINS
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Trevor Ridley.
Stock no. 697279
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"Long Ago Children Books". Lilac pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations. 46 pages. 8.75 x 7". Tim and his monkey, Pistol, are transported to Virginia to work on the plantation of Mr Gerrard... ISBN: 0434949108. Corners just very slightly rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper has a small closed tear and is rubbed at corners.
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