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THE RIDDLE OF JUTLAND: AN AUTHENTIC HISTORY
Written by Langhorne Gibson; J.E.T. Harper.
Stock no. 1818298
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1934. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A detailed, graphic story of the greatest naval battle since Trafalgar, compiled with the help of the official documents of both Germany and England. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Fourteen diagrams to rear pocket. Browning to text block and endpapers. All diagrams present in rear pocket. Blue dustwrapper is browned especially to spine and front vertical edge with a few small marks.

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THE SUBMARINE PERIL: THE ADMIRALTY POLICY IN 1917
Written by Viscount Jellicoe.
Stock no. 1818281
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards a little scuffed and worn. Bookplate to front pastedown. Text block browned. Foxing to contents.

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BILLY BUNTER'S FIRST CASE
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 1318087
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 254 pages. Lower corners slightly bumped. Some slight rubbing/fading to top and tail of spine. Removal of a small label to front pastedown. Heavy foxing, mainly to textblock. Yellow pictorial wrapper is edge chipped and slightly torn, grubby rear panel and wear to edges.

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LITTLE FOLKS 1888
Written by Theo Gift; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Walter Crane; Harold Copping; et al..
Stock no. 1317887
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1888. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictiorial front board shows a boy and a girl ice-skating. Serial stories are: Little Oddity and King Penguin Land. Chromolithograph and tinted plates, b/w text illustrations. Covers are worn, grubby and foxed. Spine bumped. Front joint is partly broken. Rear joint cracked. Foxing to contents.

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TINY TOTS
Written by Ethel Talbot; Hilda F. Moore; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; H.R. Millar; et al..
Stock no. 2131239
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. Circa 1922. Good condition.

Cloth spine, black title. Front cover shows 3 young girls standing in the street and looking at a copy of Tiny Tots! First story is 'The Three Imps'. Colour, two-tone and b/w illustrations. Front cover is a bit bowed. Some bumping and chipping to corners. Grubby marks to rear cover. Foxing and some margin marks. Tears to a few page margins.

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BO-PEEP A BOOK OF STORIES AND PICTURES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Written by Enid Blyton; Eric Wood; Ethel Talbot; Constance Heward; Lilian Gask; et al. Illustrated by E. Dorothy Rees; Phyllis Chase; Helen Jacobs; et al..
Stock no. 2130939
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial boards, front cover showing Bo-Peep and her sheep. B/w and two-colour illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of corners have had tips coloured in the same colour as the original. A few scuffs and grubby marks to covers. Front joint is partially cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and margin marks. A few hinges are pulled. One page has neat blue colouring to pictures. Some page margin tears. Binding is starting to become a little weak.

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THE FOUR CATS OF THE TIPPERTONS
Written by Julia Goddard.
Stock no. 2129993
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. Almost very good condition.

Two blue cloths with gilt titles. Leaf vignette. And Other Stories about Animals. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping/fraying to cloth. Scuffing. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and grubby marks to pages.

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FLORA'S FEAST A MASQUE OF FLOWERS
Written by Walter Crane. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 2125939
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1890. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paper boards. Blue cloth spine. Floral decorated endpapers. Beautiful colour illustrations to every page, decorative text. 40 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; small tear hole to spine, with a little fraying of cloth. Chipping along cover edges; a few grubby marks. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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THAT TROUBLESOME TERM
Written by E.E. Cowper. Illustrated by Elizabeth Earnshaw.
Stock no. 2123989
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1ST 1926. Good condition.

Grey cloth with dark blue titles and borders and pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour frontis & 3 b/w plates. Endpapers are MISSING. Some foxing and page browning. A reading copy.

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HENRIETTA RAE (MRS. ERNEST NORMAND)
Written by Arthur Fish.
Stock no. 2123877
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. Very good condition.

With 8 reproductions in colour and 32 other illustrations. Brown cloth with gilt titles. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small nick to bottom of front edge. Some foxing.

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BILLY BUNTER'S BENEFIT
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 1208883
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light blue boards with dark blue titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 236 pages plus booklist. Cover edges browned, loss of colour at top edge of front and rear covers. Some faint marks to prelims and a few foxspots to egde of textblock. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is badly soiled with loss at corners and closed tears repaired on verso.

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THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stock no. 2123621
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1889. Very good condition.

A Winter's Tale. Red cloth, gilt title to spine, black title and vignette to front cover. Floral decorated endpapers. 332 pages plus publication list to rear. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned, with a couple of marks. Small pencil inscription to front endpaper. Foxing throughout. Cassell's publication list to rear has a code of 7.89, which is believed to stand for July 1889.

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