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THE ROMAN SOLDIER'S HANDBOOK
Written by Lesley Sims. Illustrated by Ian McNee.
Stock no. 1318071
Published by Usborne Publishing Ltd.. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Everything a beginner soldier needs to know. Red boards, gilt title to spine and front cover. 80 pages. Full of colour illustrations to text. ISBN: 0746069081. Dustwrapper is price-cut and slightly edge creased, there was a small label to top of front panel which has left a slightly sticky mark.
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AUNT CHARLOTTE'S STORIES OF ENGLISH HISTORY
Written by Charlotte M. Yonge.
Stock no. 2131114
Published by Marcus Ward & Co.. 1884. Very good condition.

For the Little Ones. Red cloth with black/gilt titles and decorations to covers. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Front joint a little cracked. Foxing and page browning. Some tobacco odour.
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JACK JOUETT'S RIDE
Written by Gail E. Haley. Illustrated by Gail E. Haley.
Stock no. 1317402
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st UK 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Originally published in the USA - this is UK edition. One man riding against many mounted soldiers.... ISBN: 0370020383. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly browned with some very slight wear to top edges and price scribble over with red biro.
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WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2124650
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Ink name to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped with some grubby marks; minimal loss.
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SHORT STORIES FOUNDED ON EUROPEAN HISTORY SPAIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1406374
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. circa 1855. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth with blind border to front and back and gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 226 pages. 5.5" x 4". Spine and corners are bumped. Small split in cloth of spine. Covers are a little scuffed. Name plate to front pastedown. Glue marks to front pastedown by label. Foxing, mainly to page edges and fingering to contents.
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A GALLERY OF HEROES AND HEROINES
Written by Sir Harry Johnston. Illustrated by Joseph Simpson.
Stock no. 1504786
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. Ltd.. circa 1915. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, tan pictorial boards, dark titles. Grey paper. Features 12 heroes/heroines with a tipped in colour plate for each. 140 pages. Spine is bumped, worn and lighter in places (damp stained?). Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby. Light browning to endpapers and a few brown spots to rear endpapers. Faint black marks to half-title page and page opposite. Tissue guard to frontis marked. Contents very good. All plates present.
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THE STORY OF CHARLES II
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 1504061
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Some bumping to spine and corners. A little browning to spine and cover edges. Pen and felt pen writing to front endpaper. A few marks to contents, mostly in margins. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped at either end of spine and folds, has pen writing to front flap and ink marks to rear panel.
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PICTURE LIVES OF GREAT HEROES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2114723
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1886. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brown cloth with gilt title and green/brown decorations to front. With 48 coloured and tinted illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Front endpaper is browned, with tear to bottom of page next to spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. A few hinges are pulled. Margin marks and a little foxing.
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THE FIRE ANIMAL
Written by Gerda Rottschalk; Elvira Bonfield. Illustrated by Gerhard Preuss.
Stock no. 1312221
Published by Richard Sadler Ltd.. 1st UK 1973. Very good condition.

Set in China some 400,000 years go, vividly portraying primitive man's daily life and habits. White glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Translated from the German by Bonfield. ISBN: 085410096. Spine and corners very slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean.
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VALOUR AND VICTORY
Written by Gordon Stables; E.A Gillie; C.H. Lyall; Duncan McLaren; G. Stebbing; Kade Chattan.
Stock no. 1605694
Published by John F. Shaw & Co.. Good condition.

Green boards with illustrated front panel and spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Inspiring historical tales of Empire. Front joint cracked. Pages browned at margins. Spine and corners bumped, some surface damage to lower corner.
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TRADING AND TRAVELLING
Written by E.H. Dance. Illustrated by C.F.G. Viner; H.A. Bennett.
Stock no. 1709658
Published by Longman. 1965. Very good condition.

Man's Heritage Series. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. 60 pages. Spine faded. Name in ink to first page.
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THE STORY OF SAINT JOAN
Written by Margaret R. Keary.
Stock no. 1310965
Published by A.R.Mowbray & Co. Ltd. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 130 pages. Rear endpapers are a map of Northern and Central France. 9 b/w plates plus a plan of Orleans. Spine and corners worn, spine and rear cover rubbed. Name in heavy pencil to front endpaper. Foxing and fingering else contents clean. Endpapers discoloured.
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