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HISTORICAL STORY

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DANCING FOR CAPTAIN DRAKE
Written by Karen Wallace. Illustrated by Martin Remphry.
Stock no. 403193
Published by Franklin Watts. 1st 1996. Fine condition.

Sparks Series. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. A tale of a Tudor tearaway. ISBN: 0749622342. SIGNED on title-page "Dear Jenny & David, with best wishes, Karen".
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BIRTHDAYS ARE A SERIOUS BUSINESS
Written by Karen Wallace. Illustrated by Martin Remphry.
Stock no. 403194
Published by Franklin Watts. 1st 1996. Fine condition.

Sparks Series. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. A tale of a Tudor tearaway. ISBN: 0749322350. SIGNED on title page "Dear Jenny & David, with best wishes, Karen".
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PALADINS IN SPAIN
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 724016
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, blue titles to spine. Colour frontis, five b/w illustrations. 168 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine bumped. Some light foxing else a bright copy. Pictorial wrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby.
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THE WHITE KING'S DAUGHTER
Written by Emma Marshall.
Stock no. 713440
Published by Seeley and Co. Limited. 5th 1904. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Story of the Princess Elizabeth. Green cloth, gilt titles and decoration. B/w frontis. Spine bumped, corners very slightly rubbed. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxspots to outer page edges. A bright copy.
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TEN OLD MEN
Written by Stephen Southwold. Illustrated by Rosalind M. Turvey.
Stock no. 724845
Published by Hutchinson's Books for Young People. Circa 1948. Very good condition.

Being the Story of a Thousand Wonderful Years. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners just a little worn and covers very slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. "Old book" smell to contents else a nice clean copy.
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SERVICE IS NONE HERITAGE
Written by Elspeth Briggs. Illustrated by Elspeth Briggs.
Stock no. 731620
Published by Alden Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An historical story set in the time of the restoration, full of the sense of the country. Illustated with b/w woodcuts. 119 pages. Spine and corners very slightly bumped. Contents fine. Wrapper rubbed at corners and slightly grubby to rear.
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SEVEN BOLD SONS
Written by Elspeth Briggs.
Stock no. 731622
Published by Alden Press. 1st 1962. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Considered by Briggs to be the best of her books, set in the 17th century and founded closely upon history. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers are maps. 429 pages. Spine very slightly bumped. Contents fine. Wrapper a little grubby, rubbed at edges, with small closed tear at top.
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THE SOUND OF COACHES
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 610073
Published by Kestrel Books. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and white vignette to spine. B/w section headings. 261 pages. ISBN: 0582150965. price-cut wrapper slightly faded at spine.
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