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HISTORICAL STORY

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WON BY THE SWORD
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Charles M. Sheldon.
Stock no. 1313148
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1900. Very good condition.

A Tale Of The Thirty Years War. Blue-green pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 4 b/w battle plans. 383 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Small mark to lower front corner. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Some light page browning and foxing but contents generally bright and clean. A few hings are just starting to crack.
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WITH MOORE AT CORUNNA
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 2114707
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1898. Very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles to spine and front board. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. All edges green. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxing to pages internally. Name in ink to front endpaper. All plates present.
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IN THE REIGN OF TERROR
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by John Schonberg.
Stock no. 1312975
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1888. Good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration to front and gilt pictorial spine. 8 b/w plates. The Adventures of a Westminster Boy. 351 pages plus 32 page booklist. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Spine is rubbed. Covers ever so slightly marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and name in ink on verso. Some light foxing and fingering throughout. Book leans to one side a little.
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WITH ROBERTS TO PRETORIA
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1312974
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1902. Very good condition.

Red pictorial cloth. 12 b/w plates plus map. 384 pages plus 32 page booklist. All edges green. A Tale Of The South African War. Spine and corners bumped. Some light fading to spine but gilt still bright. Front joint is broken at top half (between endpaper and half-title). There is a large red label stuck over half-title with name and address in ink written on it. Some light foxing else contents clean.
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AT AGINCOURT
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 1312973
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

Olive green pictorial binding. 12 b/w plates. Grey endpapers. 384 pages + 32 pages booklist. Spine and corners bumped. A few very light marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned and some light foxing to contents. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. A couple of hinges are cracked and there is some light fingering to page margins. Contents generally clean.
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WHEN LONDON BURNED
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by J. Finnemore.
Stock no. 1312972
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1895. 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. Spine and corners bumped and covers edge rubbed. Some light scuff marks to rear cover. Foxing to prelims and catalogue pages. Some hinges pulled but binding still tight.
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ELIN'S AMERIKA
Written by Marguerite De Angeli. Illustrated by Marguerite De Angeli.
Stock no. 1402603
Published by World's Work Ltd.. 1st thus 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Elin looks for another girl to play with in New Sweden in 1648. There were her brothers and the house elf but she hoped for girls to play with, when the ship came in. A charming historical picture story. Green spine, red pictorial boards. Green pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Bottom edges of boards scuffed. Occasional margin mark otherwise contents are generally clean. Price - cut dustwrapper is edgeworn with some tears. Browning to verso. A little grubby.
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WITCH DOG
Written by John Beatty; Patricia Beatty.
Stock no. 1109365
Published by Morrow Junior Books. 1st USA 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black title to spine. American edition. Bumping to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with cup marks and edge-tears and chips; a few pieces of loss.
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SONS OF THE STEPPE
Written by Hans Baumann. Illustrated by Heiner Rothfuchs.
Stock no. 1808855
Published by Oxford University Press. 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of how the Conqueror Genghis Khan was overcome. White boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Text block a little grubby. Corners bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is covered with publishers clear laminate and has a small '65p' written in ink to lower edge of front flap.
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MY LADY MARCIA
Written by Eliza F. Pollard.
Stock no. 1502227
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1907. Very good condition.

A Story of the French Revolution. The Princess Library for Girls. Green cloth with circular picture, blue and pale green decoration and gilt titles to front cover. Same circular picture and gilt title block to spine. 5 b/w plates. 512 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers and prelims. Pale page edge browning. A few marks but contents generally clean.
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THE SPY
Written by Major Charles Gilson.
Stock no. 1502130
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1936. Almost very good condition.

A tale of the Peninsular War and the storming of Badajoz, founded upon the personal memoirs of Sir Jeffery Jones, Bart, of Heatherford Hall in Hampshire. Pictorial front cover and spine. Colour frontis. 379 pages. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn with some loss to top of spine. Some slight darkening to spine. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to prelims, last few pages and page edges.
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A MARCH ON LONDON
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by W.H. Margetson.
Stock no. 1311710
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1898. Almost very good condition.

Being a Story of Wat Tyler's Insurrection. Blue pictorial cloth. 8 b/w plates. 352 pages + 32 page booklist. All edges green. First edition produced in 1897 but dated 1898. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Tiny dent to top edge of rear cover, a couple of small, light marks to front cover. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Browning to half-title, some foxing and fingering but generally contents clean.
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