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HISTORICAL STORY

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BY ENGLAND'S AID
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Alfred Pearse.
Stock no. 1206549
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1905. 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. Book: all plates present. Book plate to front pastedown. Fingerprint to verso of front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots.
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WHEN LONDON BURNED
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by J. Finnemore.
Stock no. 1206545
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1899. Almost 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. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some scattered foxing throughout. Corners bumped and rubbed.
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THE LION AND THE WHITE ROSE
Written by Richard De Methley.
Stock no. 1805976
Published by White Boar Publishing. 2011. Nearly fine condition.

A story of love, murder, treachery, sex and high adventure in the days of King Richard Coeur de Lion. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9780955748011. SIGNED with dedication to title page.
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MY LADY VENTURESOME A STORY OF 1685
Written by Dorothea Moore. Illustrated by P. Walford.
Stock no. 1805769
Published by The Sheldon Press. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth boards, black titles and vignettes with pink highlighting. Colour frontispiece by Walford. Boards a little grubby, Top & tail of spine edges worn. Prize plate to front pastedown. A few marks to margins. Some hinges pulled.
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THE OAK STAIRCASE
Written by Mary Lee; Catherine Macaulay Lee.
Stock no. 2105278
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1913. Very good condition.

A Narrative of the Times of James II. Red cloth, black titles and decorations. Scholars' Library Series. B/w frontis. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some browning and foxing.
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THE DOOR IN THE WALL
Written by Marguerite De Angeli. Illustrated by Marguerite De Angeli.
Stock no. 2105015
Published by World's Work Ltd.. 1959. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The dramatic story of Robin, crippled son of a knight, who proves his courage and wins his king's recognition - set against a background of fourteenth-century England. Blue boards, yellow title to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Awarded the Newbery medal for a distinguished contribution to literature for children. Corners and spine are bumped. A few small marks to covers. Light foxing to endpapers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut with small tears/chips, and a little loss to top of spine and a couple of corners. Some green scribble marks to front panel.
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THE HIDDEN CHALICE
Written by Ierne L. Plunket. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1206320
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Slightly better than very good condition.

Purple pictorial cloth, orange titles. Colour frontis. 251 pages. Spine slightly faded and a little bumped.
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THE LITTLE GREAT LADY
Written by Harriette R. Campbell.
Stock no. 1106223
Published by Harper & Bros. 1st USA 1925. Good condition.

Brown cloth, green titles, vignette to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 264 pages. Corners worn. Rear board slightly marked.
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MERRYLIPS
Written by Beulah Marie Dix. Illustrated by Frank T. Merrill.
Stock no. 1106135
Published by The Macmillan Company. 1st USA 1906. Very good condition.

Green decorative cloth, gilt title to spine, red title to front cover.8 b/w plates. 307 pages. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed.
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THE DUNGEON
Written by Lynne Reid Banks.
Stock no. 1305183
Published by Collins. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A powerful medieval tragedy. Blue boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 000713777X. SIGNED by author to title-page. Heavy bumping to top and tail of spine of book and wrapper else a fine copy.
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CLEOPATRA'S PEOPLE
Written by Naomi Mitchison.
Stock no. 1204319
Published by Heinemann. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A historical novel. ISBN: 0434468010. SIGNED by author "For Eleanor from Naomi 1976'. Wrapper: corners worn.
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THE AMBER TREASURE
Written by Richard Denning.
Stock no. 1803354
Published by Mercia Books. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Historical fiction set in Dark Age Britain. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780956483522. SIGNED by the author as a personal inscription to front endpaper.
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