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A MOTOR-SCOUT IN FLANDERS OR, HELD BY THE ENEMY
Written by Charles Gilson. Illustrated by Frank Gillett.
Stock no. 1324326
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Boy's story set in the first word war. Green pictorial binding. Gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some scuffing to covers. Ink name stamp and number 12 written in red ink to front free-endpaper. Rear joint is cracked. Foxing to contents.

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ON FOREIGN SERVICE
Written by T.T. Jeans. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1324297
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1927. Good condition.

Or, The Santa Cruz Revolution. The author was a Staff Surgeon in the Royal Navy. The book is based on his experiences and describes life aboard a 'modern' man-of-war. Dark green pictorial cloth. Cream title to front cover and spine. 8 b/w plates. 381 pages. Covers are edge worn, bumped and slightly grubby. Gilt school stamp to rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to contents. Binding error to one page which has been incorrectly cut, causing a tear to the lower margin.

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GUNBOAT AND GUN-RUNNER
Written by T.T. Jeans. Illustrated by C.M. Padday.
Stock no. 1324296
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

Grey pictorial cloth. 4 b/w plates. 384 pages. Spine bumped. Foxing to textblock. Prize plate and tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown.

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THE ROMANCE OF THE KING'S NAVY
Written by Edward Fraser. Illustrated by N. Sotheby Pitcher.
Stock no. 1324295
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. 1st thus 1913. Very good condition.

New Edition. 6 colour plates. Grey pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 312 pages plus 16 page catalogue to rear. Spine bumped. Some slight scuffing to covers. Inscription in ink and embossed address stamp to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock and page margins.

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FORD OF H.M.S. VIGILANT
Written by T.T. Jeans. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1324293
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

A tale of the Chusan Archipelago. Red pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 352 pages, all edges olivine. 6 b/w plates and a b/w plan. Spine bumped. Slight damage to front pastedown (from erasure of a name?). Foxing to contents. Some hinges cracked.

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GIMLET GOES AGAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1324282
Published by University of London Press. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

King of the Commandos in another adventure with fighting France and the Grey Fleas of the North. Blue/green cloth, vignette of commando on front cover. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small indentation to top edge of rear cover. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn, torn and creased, large tear to rear flap fold and rear panel is slightly grubby.

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CAPTAIN OF DRAGOONS
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1324268
Published by Oxford University Press. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oxford Children's Library Edition. A novel about the Duke of Marlborough's campaign against the French in Europe. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0192770659. Ex-lib (school). Spine and corners bumped. Some marks to covers where glue from laminate covering dustwrapper has seeped. Some light page browning. Ink stamp of school to front free-endpaper. Spotting to textblock. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear laminate (by publisher). Barcode label to rear panel of wrapper (on laminate).

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WHEN EAST MEETS WEST
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by C.M. Padday.
Stock no. 1324251
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

"A story of the Yellow Peril". An imaginary story in which Japan and China join together to overwhelm the Northern Hemisphere. Olive green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Grey endpapers. 6 b/w plates. 292 pages, all edges olivine. Spine bumped. Foxing to contents. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins. One plate has been reinserted in the wrong place (plate opposite pg 211 is opposite pg 196 instead).

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'TENTION!
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Charles M. Sheldon.
Stock no. 1324249
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1906. Good condition.

A story of Boy-Life during the Peninsular War. Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates. Covers grubby. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Ink name stamps to prelims and name in ink to verso of frontis. Foxing to contents and textblock.

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THE CORNET OF HORSE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by H. Petherick.
Stock no. 1324246
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington Ltd. 1888. Very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth with some gilt. 8 b/w plates plus 5 plans of battle-fields. 278 pages + catalogue to rear. Binding has been professionally repaired with some loose pages reinserted, broken endpapers repaired with cloth and recased with hollow back to spine. Spine bumped. Cloth very slightly grubby. Prize inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some light fingering and foxing to pages and textblock.

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HIGHLAND HOLIDAY
Written by Jane Shaw.
Stock no. 1324198
Published by Girls Gone By. 1st thus 2019. Very good condition.

Caroline and Sara are having to make the most of Scotland for a wartime holiday. Cardwraps. 208 pages. Some b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781847452580. Very slight wear to corner tips. Neat barcode label to rear cover. some page corner tips slightly creased.

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DOING HIS BIT
Written by Tom Bevan.
Stock no. 1324187
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Circa 1920. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. Black titles. 4 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Prize plate to front pastedown. Grubby fingermarks to textblock. Some hinges cracked but binding still tight.

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