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SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE
Written by Ronald Seth.
Stock no. 1108494
Published by Geoffrey Bles. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers with black title to spine. A Brian Grant Operation. Spy story. Spine is faded/mottled. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a few closed tears and nicks to edges.

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THE BELL OF THE FOUR EVANGELISTS
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Stock no. 1309979
Published by Collins. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, fading to spine and top cover edges. Small stain affects rear cover, endpapers and rear page edges. Some light foxing otherwise contents clean.

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THE BELL OF THE FOUR EVANGELISTS
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Stock no. 1308469
Published by Collins. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Base of spine faded. Shadow from dustwrapper design to front cover and spine. Front joint just starting to crack. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss to lower edge of rear panel and base of spine.

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THE MYSTERY OF BLACK GUT
Written by Diana Walker.
Stock no. 2108139
Published by Abelard-Schuman. 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers with silver title to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some page browning and a few foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with fading to spine; some edge-creasing and some closed tears; chips of loss. Small piece of loss along top edge of rear panel.

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JUNGLE CHASE
Written by Roy Farran.
Stock no. 1706490
Published by Collins. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Story of Friendship of young mining engineer prospecting for coal in East Africa. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper grubby and chipped with a little loss.

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BRONZE BELL MYSTERY
Written by Monica Marsden. Illustrated by Greta Jones.
Stock no. 1308437
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Foxing to page edges. Price-cut wrapper has loss all around lower edges.

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THE QUEST OF THE SLEUTH PATROL
Written by Vera Marshall. Illustrated by Frank Insall.
Stock no. 2105344
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

Pale grey covers with dark blue titles. 4 plates in colour and b/w. Spine and corners are bumped. Grubby marks to covers. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some foxing.

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MYSTERY OF THE SWAMP
Written by Phillippa Francklyn.
Stock no. 2105321
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1941. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and boy in armchair to front cover. Spine and corners are bumped. A few grubby marks to covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper has a few edge-tears and chips; creasing with minimal loss.

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CHASING VERMEER
Written by Balliett. Blue. Illustrated by Brett Helquist.
Stock no. 1204343
Published by The Chicken House. 1st 2005. As new condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Tipped in colour illustration to verso of front endpaper. B/w illustrations. Two children are caught up in an international art sensation. ISBN: 1904442714. SIGNED by author and illustrator. Complete with original wraparound band.

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MARLOWS INTO DANGER
Written by Hilda Boden. Illustrated by Lilian Buchanan.
Stock no. 1304427
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

On a caravan holiday on the Welsh border the Marlow children find stolen pictures and need all their wits to escape from a difficult situation. Green boards with embossed scottie dog design, black title to spine. 120 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine bumped. Small name sticker to front endpaper. Covers and contents clean. Dustwrapper has loss to top of spine and top front corner, rear panel is a bit grubby.

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THE DOLPHINS OF LAURENTUM
Written by Caroline Lawrence.
Stock no. 1202541
Published by Orion Children's Books. Circa 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Roman Mysteries series. The month is October, the year AD79. The place is Ostia, near Rome. To her horror, Flavia learns that her family is in danger of losing everything they own. Turquoise boards. ISBN: 1842552236. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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BELLS OF MYSTERY
Written by Joan Inglesant. Illustrated by Glossop.
Stock no. 384891
Published by Puzzle Books Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition.

A capital story and jig-saw puzzle solution in one book. Red cloth. Pictorial front board. Jigsaw pieces contained in envelope at back of book. Slight rubbing to cover edges, spine slightly bumped. Rear cover is just a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. Small white typing fluid mark to top of fornt endpaper. Unfortunately 1 piece of the jigsaw (top left corner) is missing.

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