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A ROVING COMMISSION
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1403690
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1900. Almost very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 383 pages + 32 page booklist. Subtitled "Or Through The Black Insurrection of Hayti". First edition published in 1899 but dated 1900. Spine bumped, rubbed and browned. Corners bumped and worn. Covers are grubby. Front joint and some hinges are cracked. Small booksellers sticker to top of front pastedown. One plate is loose and one is slightly detached. Small pieces have been torn off a few page corners. Foxing and marks to contents but many pages are clean.
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WITH KITCHENER IN THE SOUDAN
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1403689
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1903. Slightly better than good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt. 10 b/w plates plus 3 maps. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. A Story of Atbara and Omdurman. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine is browned. Covers are a little rubbed. Rear cover is mottled with damp stain to edge. London County Council prize embossed on rear cover. London County Council stamp and inscription to front endpaper. Front joint and a few hinges are cracked. One plate in publication list is torn. A few page edged in publication list are damp stained with a little red colouring from rear board. Some foxing and fingering to contents.
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THE YOUNG BUGLERS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by John Schonberg.
Stock no. 1403685
Published by Griffith Farran Browne & Co Limited.. circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

A Tale of the Peninsular War. Blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 8 b/w plates. 10 battle plans. 346 pages. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Spine is browned. Bottom front corner is heavily bumped. Top of front cover is bumped. A few marks to covers. Front and back joints beginning to crack. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and a name printed in ink. 'Special Prize' written in ink to rear pastedown. Rear endpaper creased. Foxing especially to endpapers and fingering to page margins.
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AT ABOUKIR AND ACRE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1403674
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.; William Briggs. 1st Canadian 1899. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 3 battle plans. 352 pages + 32 page booklist. A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt. Spine is bumped, worn and faded. Corners are bumped and worn. Couple of marks to rear cover. Name and date to front endpaper. Transfer sticker has been stuck to half-title page with slight transfer of colour to opposite page. Endpapers a little browned. Foxing to prelims and page edges but most pages clean.
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AT THE POINT OF THE BAYONET
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1403673
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1902. Slightly better than good condition.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. A Tale of the Mahratta War. Spine bumped and worn with small splits to top and bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Spine darkened and gilt dulled. A few marks to covers. Prize presentation plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Several hinges are cracked. All plates present but a couple have slightly ragged edges. Foxing and some grubby marks to contents.
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A SOLDIER'S DAUGHTER
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Frances Ewan.
Stock no. 1403672
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1906. Slightly better than good condition.

And Other Stories. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 197 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped. Rear cover is a little mottled. Prize presentation plate to front pastedown. Several hinges are cracked. Page 31 /32 is detached and has ragged edge. Foxing thoughout.
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UNDER WELLINGTON'S COMMAND
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1403630
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1899. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles and bevelled edges. 12 b/w plates. 383 pages + 32 page booklist. A Tale of the Peninsular War. Spine bumped and worn. Vignette is rubbed. Corners bumped and worn. Covers a little grubby. Both joints and several hinges cracked. Name plate to front pastedown. Name and date in ink plus some pencil marks to front endpaper. 1 plate missing. Foxing generally to page edges and some fingering.
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YARNS ON THE BEACH
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by J.J. Proctor.
Stock no. 1403606
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1910. Slightly better than good condition.

A collection of 3 stories, which are 'Do your Duty'; Surly Joe; 'A Fish-Wives Dream'. Red pictorial cloth with gilt title bands. 2 b/w plates. 160 pages + 16 page booklist. Spine browned, bumped and rubbed. Corners bumped and rubbed. Rear cover is mottled and grubby. Front cover is a little worn. Inscription in ink and name and address stamp to verso of frontis. Couple of hinges are a little cracked. Foxing to contents. Text block edges are grubby.
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THE YOUNG COLONISTS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Simon Harmon Vedder.
Stock no. 1403604
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1905. Very good condition.

A story of the Zulu and Boer Wars. Green pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 6 b/w plates. 303 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped. Spine a little faded. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Some foxing, mainly to page edges otherwise contents are clean.
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BERIC THE BRITON
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by W. Parkinson.
Stock no. 1403587
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth, black title to front cover. 12 b/w plates. 383 pages + 32 page booklist. A Story of the Roman Invasion. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Mark (possibly damp?) to the bottom of the rear board. Endpapers a little browned. Hinges are cracked. A little foxing otherwise contents are clean.
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AT ABOUKIR AND ACRE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1403585
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 3 battle plans. 352 pages + 32 page booklist. A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt. Spine bumped, worn, browned and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Image on front cover is very worn. Covers marked and grubby. Rear joint and several hinges cracked. Inscription in ink to half title page. Endpapers are browned. All plates present but two plates are detached. Edges if these plates are grubby. Foxing and some grubby marks throughout.
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BY ENGLAND'S AID
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse.
Stock no. 1403583
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1895. Very good condition.

The Freeing of the Netherlands. Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 10 b/w plates and 4 maps. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine bumped and faded. Cloth on spine is split at the top and worn at the bottom. Corners are bumped and rubbed. Couple of marks to covers. Ex libris name plate to front pastedown. Neat name in ink to top of front pastedown. Some foxing mainly to prelims and a few page edges otherwise contents generally clean.
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