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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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WITH COCHRANE THE DAUNTLESS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by W.H. Margetson.
Stock no. 2120775
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

A Tale of The Exploits of Lord Cochrane In South American Waters. Pale blue pictorial cloth with gilt, black and blue decorations. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Bumping and wear tos pine and corners. A few grubby marks to covers. Spine is browned. Browning to endpapers. Some foxing. A few light margin marks.
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THE DRUMMER BOY
Written by Louis Rousselet; W.J. Gordon. Illustrated by V.A. Poirson.
Stock no. 2120770
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. 1st 1883. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt/black titles. A Story of The Days of Washington. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear, with a little chipping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Joints are cracked. Foxing.
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PENDOWER
Written by M. Filleul.
Stock no. 1208212
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1883. Very good condition.

A story of Cornwall in the time of Henry the Eighth. Brown decorative cloth with gilt titles. Green patterned endpapers. B/w frontis. 336 pages. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and rubbed, wear to top corner. Rear cover scuffed. Front endpaper damaged in two places, remains of label on verso. Endpapers browned. Foxspots to edge of textblock, contents clean.
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WITH THE ALLIES TO PEKIN
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 2120691
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1904. Very good condition.

A Tale of the Relief of the Legations. Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 1 map. All edges green. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Some foxing; a few page margin marks.
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WITH THE ALLIES TO PEKIN
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1405004
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1904. Slightly better than good condition.

A Tale of the Relief of the Legations. Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 1 map. All edges green. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Bumping to top edge of front and rear board. Covers a little marked. Both joints badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Several hinges cracked and pages 119 - 122 are loose. Binding is weak. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing and margin marks otherwise contents are clean.
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THE TREASURE OF THE INCAS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1404935
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. 8 b/w plates + b/w map of Peru. 352 pages + 32 page booklist. A story of adventure in Peru. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small split in cloth at top of spine. Spine is browned. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink written on hexagonal shaped label and stuck to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Some foxing otherwise contents generally clean.
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WITH COCHRANE THE DAUNTLESS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by W.H. Margetson.
Stock no. 1404930
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

A Tale of The Exploits of Lord Cochrane In South American Waters. Pale blue pictorial cloth with gilt, black and blue decorations. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine bumped, rubbed and browned. Corners bumped and worn. Cover edges a little rubbed. Some marks to covers. Some hinges cracked. Inscription in ink, address stamp and numbers written in ink to front pastedown. Ink address stamp also to title page. Endpapers browned. Foxing mostly to prelims and page edges. Contents otherwise generally clean. One plate is detached.
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FOR CROSS OR CRESCENT
Written by Gordon Stables.
Stock no. 2119452
Published by Dean & Son Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Days of Richard the Lion-Hearted. Red cloth, black titles and borders. Colour frontis. 247 pages. Bumping to spine; darkening to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks.
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WITH FREDERICK THE GREAT
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1315237
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1898. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt. Edges olive green. Grey endpapers. 12 b/w plates plus 1 map and 7 battle-field plans. 384 pages + 32 pages booklist. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Illustrations to spine and front cover rubbed away slightly. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to contents throughout and light page browning to the catalogue pages at rear.
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BY RIGHT OF CONQUEST
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by W.S. Stacey.
Stock no. 1504639
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1891. Slightly better than good condition.

Or With Cortez in Mexico. Pictorial green cloth with gilt title to spine, black titles to front cover. Bevelled edges. 10 b/w plates and 2 maps. 384 pages plus 32 page catalogue to rear. All edges olivine. Spine bumped with wear and small splits to cloth at either end. Heavy wear to corners. Spine browned, uneven fading to covers. Wear to cover edges. Both joints and a few hinges cracked but binding still firm.Contents generally clean with light page edge browning. All plates present.
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THE TWO BOUQUETS
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Reginald Woolley.
Stock no. 1504465
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A period novelette featuring the Gills of Twickenham and misunderstandings at a ball, based on the operetta by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon. Deep pink cloth covers with silver titles to spine and silver vignette. B/w chapter headers. 163 pages. SIGNED by author, with dedication and date, on front endpaper. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pages are lightly browned but contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears and chips, tear across spine near top, slight loss from ends of spine. Bottom corner cut from front flap. Wrapper is a little grubby.
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