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THE GORDON BENNETT RACES
Written by Lord Montagu Of Beaulieu; Michael Sedgwick.
Stock no. 2139928
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Research by Michael Sedgwick. A Montagu Motor Book New Series. B/w photos. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner to half-title page. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Spine is browned.

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CANADA COAST TO COAST
Written by Nicholas Monsarrat.
Stock no. 1823852
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The world famous author's trip across Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific in a Rolls Royce. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photo frontis. Boards clean. Minor foxing to text block. A few grubby marks and foxspots to contents but generally clean. A nice copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges and a little grubby.

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THE SILK PURSE
Written by Glenda Spooner. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 2137174
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth covered boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. A few knocks along cover edges. Light foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a couple of small pieces of loss along edges.

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BILLY BUNTER'S BRAIN-WAVE
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 2136140
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 3rd 1962. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, red titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 238 pages. A few small spots to spine. Foxing and small damp stain to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with large tears; front flap is nearly torn off; some loss and grubby marks.

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MODEL STEAM LOCOMOTIVES
Written by Henry Greenly; Ernest A. Steel.
Stock no. 2135796
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Almost very good condition.

Revised by Steel. B/w diagrams. B/w photos. Covers are unevenly browned with marks. Bumping to corners. Some foxing and page browning. Couple of fold-out pages are mis-folded.

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BILLY BUNTER'S DOUBLE
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 1321649
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, black titles. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Some light spotting to covers. Heavy foxing, especially to prelims and outer page edges. Dustwrapper is worn, torn (with slight loss), creased and a bit grubby.

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SCOUTS OF THE BAGHDAD PATROLS
Written by F.S. Brereton. Illustrated by Stanley L. Wood.
Stock no. 1320523
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. Circa 1921. Almost very good condition.

Pale brown pictorial cloth. Gilt title to spine. 4 colour plates. 303 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few dents to cover edges. Front free-endpaper removed. Half-title and rear free-endpaper is browned. One plate is detached but still present. Some small marks to margins.

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POWERBOAT RACING
Written by Bill Shakespeare.
Stock no. 2134324
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1968. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0304922358. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front endpaper is stuck to front pastedown. Foxing to title page and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with visible tape repairs to verso; unevenly browned. A reading copy.

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KING OF THE SPEEDWAY
Written by John Hunter.
Stock no. 2133942
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, black titles. B/w frontis. 185 pages. Spine is a bit browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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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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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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