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A BORN SCHOOL CAPTAIN
Written by W.J. Batchelder. Illustrated by Charles Pears; Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1324065
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1921. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. Colour frontis (by Pears) and 4 b/w plates (by Browne). 256 pages. Spine and corners are bumped and rubbed. Large but neat prize inscription in ink to front pastedown. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock. Hinge between frontis and title-page is cracked, old glue has browned. Frontis has been neatly re-inserted. Top corner tip of front free-endpaper has been torn off. Blue crayon scribble to rear pastedown.

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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. 1323930
Circa 1922. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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. Spine and corners bumped, covers edge worn. Damp stain to base of spine and affecting lower inner corners of covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear free-endpaper. Some light browning and foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and grubby with damp staining to lower edges and some other marks, loss at edges.

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ERIC OR LITTLE BY LITTLE
Written by Frederic W. Farrar. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1323786
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1907. Very good condition.

A tale of Roslyn School. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 368 pages plus 8 page publication list to rear. Spine bumped. Endpapers browned. Some foxing to textblock.

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WHEN BEATTY KEPT THE SEAS
Written by Frank H. Shaw. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1323785
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1917. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 4 colour plates. 312 pages. Reprint in same year as first edition. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Child's heavy pencil inscription to front pastedown. Vertical crease to centre of front free-endpaper. Foxing. One plate is loose but all still present.

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NAT THE NATURALIST
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1323780
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Or, A Boy's Adventures in the Eastern Seas. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 320 pages, 16 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Spine slightly darkened. Prize gilt stamp to rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some hinges and front joint cracked but binding still tight. Heavy foxspots to contents.

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THE BAYMOUTH SCOUTS
Written by Tom Bevan. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1323779
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Slightly better than good condition.

A story of the Napoleon Scare. Attractive red pictorial cloth. 3 colour plates. 281 pages plus 6 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Rear cover is slightly grubby and spine is slightly darkened. There is heavy foxing throughout. Prize plate and name plate to front pastedown both partially removed. Hinges pulled but binding still tight.

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GREAT-UNCLE HOOT-TOOT
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; E.J. Walker; Lizzie Lawson; et al..
Stock no. 2140038
Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1st 1889. Almost very good condition.

Larger format. Dark blue cloth with gilt title and pictorial front cover. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to covers. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Page edge browning; some foxing; margin marks.

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STORIES FOR CHILDREN
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Robert Barnes; M. Ellen Edwards; W.H.C. Groome.
Stock no. 2140035
Published by Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1st 1897. Good condition.

Pictorial grey cloth. B/w illustrations throughout. 264 pages. In Illustration of the Lord's Prayer. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks and browning to covers. Some fraying to cloth in places. Foxing and browning, with some margin marks to pages.

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THE ESCAPE OF THE MULLINGONG
Written by G.E. Farrow. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 2139957
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

A Zoological Nightmare! Black cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front and spine. Grey endpapers. 58 b/w illustrations (some full-page). 148 pages plus 32 page publishers catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine is bumped and a bit faded. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page browning and some foxing. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis.

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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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