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MOTOR CYCLES: A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK ON THEIR BUILDING, CARE AND MANAGEMENT
Written by Bernard E. Jones.
Stock no. 1819441
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1919. Good condition.

Cassell's "Work" Handbooks. With Special Chapters on Ignition. Red pictorial cardwraps. Small format. 105 b/w illustrations. 152 pages including index. Reprint. Covers worn and grubby, top corner loss to front cover. Back strip is worn with loss. Loss to backstrip means that the covers and first section feel loose but binding appears sound. Text block browned.

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BUNTER KEEPS IT DARK
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1819262
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1960. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, black titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Ex-library with remains of library labels and stamps. Tape marks to boards. Top & tail of spine is split at corners. Vertical surface paper loss to pastedowns where tape has been removed. Closed tear (no loss) to top edge of prelims also affecting the margin of colour frontis. Front endpaper missing. Text block browned with some foxing. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn, loss to base of spine and small library sticker just below '27' on spine. Two lines of tape placed horizontally across the verso of the dustwrapper has bled through and is visible to front of same (mainly to flaps).

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CATRIONA
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by A.C. Michael.
Stock no. 1318653
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1921. Very good condition.

A sequel to Kidnapped. Orange pictorial cloth with gilt title to spine. Four colour plates. Cassell's Empire Library for Boys and Girls. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges and spine. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to contents.

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THE CRISIS OF THE NAVAL WAR
Written by Viscount Jellicoe.
Stock no. 1818285
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

The defeat of the enemy's submarine campaign. An outline of the work accomplished by the Navy in combating the unrestricted submarine warfare instituted by the Central Powers in February 1917. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and gilt crests. B/w plates and 6 charts. Spine browned, boards marked. Name & address in ink to front endpaper. A few foxspots throughout. A couple of incidences of pencil annotation to margins.

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LITTLE FOLKS VOL 26
Written by Mrs. Molesworth; Edward S. Ellis; et al.
Stock no. 1317860
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1887. Almost very good condition.

New and Enlarged series. Blue cloth spine, pictorial front board showing girl looking out window towards a dog. 3 colour plates plus b/w illustrations throughout. 380 pages. Serial stories are Aunt Clotilda's Guests and The Boy-Hunters of Kentucky. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge worn, a little grubby and scuffed. Rear joint cracked. Foxing to contents. I can only see two colour plates in this volume so possibly one is missing?

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BUNTER THE CARAVANNER
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 2131407
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, brown titles to spine and front board. Colour frontis. 213 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some edge-tears and chips; minimal loss; some grubby marks.

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THE BANISHING OF BILLY BUNTER
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1317686
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1956. Very good condition.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 223 pages. Spine bumped and slightly faded. A few light marks to covers. Name and date to front free-endpaper. Slight paper loss to pastedowns (removal of small pieces of tape). 'x' marked against titles on reverse of half-title page. Foxing, mainly to textblock.

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THE EMPIRE AND THE ARMY
Written by John Fortescue.
Stock no. 1817192
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1928. Good condition.

Written primarily for the British soldier. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 4 fold-out maps to rear. xxxiv and 338 pages including index. Boards grubby, text block browned, boards bowed. Contents affected by damp with crinkling. A few hinges pulled. Some foxing. Overall a good working copy, well used.

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LITTLE FOLKS VOL 70
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green; John Comfort; Frances Hodgson Burnett; Olaf Baker; W. Gurney Benham; et al. Illustrated by Muriel Hunt; Gordon Robinson; Alice M. Cook; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 2128136
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1909. Very good condition.

The Young People's Magazine. Green pictorial cloth covers show girl getting out of vehicle. gilt titles. Adverts to endpapers. 6 colour plates. 476 pages. Serial stories are General John, The Heart of a Hero, The Land of the Blue Flower, Round the World on an Airship and Teddywinkle's Picnic. Spine is browned and bumped. Some scuffing to front cover. A few grubby margin marks. Covers are by Charles Robinson.

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THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Hans Fischer.
Stock no. 2127460
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1947. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Red cloth spine and pictorial boards. Blue decorated endpapers. Colour drawings throughout. Spine is bumped and faded, with some marks. Boards are a little bowed. Some scuffing. Foxing and grubby margin marks.

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THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS
Written by John Bunyan. Illustrated by James Clark.
Stock no. 2127194
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1928. Almost very good condition.

Brown/orange cloth, gilt title to spine, black title to front cover. Vignettes to front and spine. 8 full-page colour plates. 334 pages. Bumping to corners and spine. Cup ring mark and other marks to covers. Small ink inscriptions to front pastedown. Foxing and a few grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Some foxing also to page margins. All plates present.

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THE TESTING OF THE TORMENT
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 2127176
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

The second in the 'Torment' trilogy. Grey decorated cloth, oval pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour frontis and 3 b/w plates. 214 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven fading to covers. A few grubby marks. Presentation plate to front endpaper. All plates present. Some foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.

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