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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.
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THE GALLEON
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 2125565
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting story set in the Elizabethan period, Robert's ships foil a Papist plot to free Mary Queen of Scots from imprisonment in Wales. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0192713248. Bumping to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing and a few marks to outer page edges. Some page corners are creased. Wrapper has publisher's original duraseal cover attached to verso of wrapper, which has some creasing and browning.
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THE HAWK
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by Gareth Floyd.
Stock no. 2125564
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An adventurous and fast-moving tale set against a vivd picture of Elizabethan England. Green cloth, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Some bumping to spine and corners. Couple of ink marks to outer page edges. Some margin marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; a little loss.
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THE ORIGINAL ROBIN HOOD: A TRANSLATION OF THE EARLY TALES
Written by John Sheffield. Illustrated by John Clark.
Stock no. 1815955
Published by John Sheffield. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition.

The earliest tales translated from the medieval English. Green cardwraps. Stapled booklet. 54 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950745707. Remains of old price-label to rear cover. Name and date in ink to inside front cover.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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BIGGLES RECOUNTS THE FALKLANDS WAR
Written by Bernard Asso; Joel Rideau. Illustrated by Daniel Chauvin; Marcel Uderzo.
Stock no. 2123155
Published by Cinebook Ltd. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Cartoon strip style book. Biggles Recounts Series. A collection of real history books in which aviation plays the greater role. ISBN: 9781905460229. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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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.
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FOR THE KING
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 2121866
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting tale of the Civil War. Burgundy cloth, silver title to spine. 220 pages. B/w text illustrations. Light bumping and wear to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some scuffing; closed tear to top of front panel.
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THE DASH FOR KHARTOUM
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Joseph Nash; John Schonberg.
Stock no. 1405184
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1892. Slightly better than good condition.

A tale of the nile expedition. Brown illustrated boards showing an officer with sword in blue and white. Officer with sword to spine also. Titles to front and spine in gilt. Blue endpapers. 10 b/w plates including frontis piece. 382 pages, 32 pages of adverts. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some marks to covers. Front joint and several hinges cracked. Name and date to half-title page. Some foxing especially to prelims. Small mark to bottom of text block affecting a few pages. Green colouring on text block edge a bit scuffed.
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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1405183
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1894. Slightly better than good condition.

Dark red pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384 pages plus Blackie's Book List. A tale of the Huguenot wars. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some light marks to covers. Front joint badly cracked and rear joint beginning to crack. Bumping to bottom of rear board. Several hinges are cracked leaving the binding a little loose. Name to top of front endpaper on both front and verso. Inscription in ink to half title page. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.
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