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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 42
Written by Charles Gilson; H. Mortimer Batten; et al. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; T.H. Robinson; Harry Rountree; et al..
Stock no. 2136472
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1920. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Maroon pictorial cloth. 12 colour and b/w plates. Some marks and spotting to covers. Wear and chipping to corners. Page browning and foxing.

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THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 43
Written by Charles Gilson. Illustrated by L.R. Brightwell; George Soper; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 2136471
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1921. Good condition.

Large heavy format. Blue pictorial cloth. Colour and b/w plates. Numerous b/w illustrations. Fraying and chipping to cloth at cover and spine edges. Couple of splits to spine. Some marks to covers; scuffing. Joints are cracked; front joint is partially broken. Foxing and browning. Some page creasing. A reading copy.

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HONOUR & ARMS TALES FROM FROISSART
Written by Mary Macleod. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1321137
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. Circa 1919. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards. 136 pages. 3 colour plates and 3 b/w plates. Covers are edge rubbed, 1" split to top of spine has been glue repaired. Prize inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Tobacco smell to contents.

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SUNDAY READING FOR THE YOUNG 1900
No author listed. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; A.G. Walker; W.H.C. Groome; Helen Miles; George Woolliscroft Rhead; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 2133964
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1900. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards with white decorative borders and embossed white illustration of girl and boy to front. Bevelled edges. Colour frontispiece entitled 'Preparing for the Flower Service'. B/w illustrations by various artists. 412 pages plus 24 page publisher advert to rear. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to over edges. A few marks to covers and uneven fading to rear. Reward plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.

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MY OWN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 2127766
Published by Arrowsmith. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.

Pale blue cloth, gilt titles; blue decoration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Gilt to spine is faded, spine is also browned; some chips to cloth at top and tail; a little fraying. Bumping and wear to corners. Browning to cover edges. Some foxing. A few pages have small chips/nicks to margins.

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THE QUEEN OF HEARTS AND OTHER PLAYS
Written by Edgar A. Browne. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1317376
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

Contains: Queen of Hearts; The Frog Prince; Beauty and the Beast; Bluebeard. Beige cloth, brown titles and vignette to front within a yellow oval. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 142 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing and some fingering to contents.

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BETSY-GO-LUCKY OF THE FOURTH
Written by Jessie Leckie Herbertson. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1814725
Published by Jarrolds Publishers. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 284 pages. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates. Boards lightly marked. Joints weak but binding tight. Prize bookplate to front endpaper. Scattered foxing.

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ST. GEORGE FOR ENGLAND
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1406635
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

A tale of Cressy and Poitiers. Dark green pictorial cloth, gilt title block and picture to spine, gilt title to front cover. 8 b/w plates. 352 pages. All edges green.. All page edges olive. Purple endpapers. 8 b/w plates including frontis. 352 pages, 32 pages of adverts. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Gilt to title dulled. Couple of marks to rear board. Front joint and hinges cracked. Inscription to front pastedown. Frontis and front endpaper partially detached. Fingering to page margins including margins of some plates. Some wear to olive covering of page edges. Undated.

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THE SEVEN WISE SCHOLARS
Written by Ascott R. Hope; Dr. R. Macfie. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1406462
Published by Blackie & Son. 1887. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 223 pages + 32 page booklist to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small splits in cloth at top and bottom of spine. Covers are marked and grubby. Some hinges are cracked. Name and date to front flyleaf. A little foxing. Grubby marks to some margins.

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HERBERT STRANG'S ANNUAL 13TH YEAR
Written by Herbert Strang; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 1506670
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1921. Slightly better than good condition.

Green pictorial boards. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. A collection of adventure stories for boys. 13th year. 176 pages Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Splits to spine edges, backstrip possibly glued into place, a little loss of cloth from top of spine. Cover a bit grubby, front cover scratched. Endpapers browned and foxed. Q1441 in pen to front endpaper and small smudge to top corner. Foxing, mainly to text block and prelims. A few marks to contents.

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THE SCHOOL GIRL'S ANNUAL
Written by Flora Klickmann. Illustrated by Maude Angell; Louis Wain; Persis Kirmse; G.L. Stampa; Gordon Browne; et al..
Stock no. 1506659
Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows girl and horse's head. Title on front cover reads School Girl's Stories. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 128 pages. Includes two articles and b/w illustrations by Louis Wain. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Covers a bit grubby, scuffed and rear cover is darkened. Front joint cracked between frontis and title page. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Endpapers browned, white marks to rear endpapers. Text pages very good.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506407
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Poor condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small line indentation to top of front cover. Looks like an unsuccessful attempt has been made to clean the covers which are now part shiny/part matt and unevenly coloured and marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints are cracked. Frontis and one other plate MISSING, a few have small ink spots to them. Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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