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FOUR-AND-TWENTY BLACKBIRDS
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Lilian Buchanan.
Stock no. 1503803
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A delightful story with the Sussex Downs as background, in which the Grays move from the Midlands to open a cafe in a little town near to the sea. Orange boards, black title to spine. 159 pages. B/w illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Bottom edge of rear cover slightly marked. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Pages browned with foxing, mostly to edges. A couple of marks to prelims and endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn, with a few small tears, creases and chips. Crease to rear panel, a few fox spots on verso.

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THE TREASURE OF LOOTERS' ISLE
Written by Michael Poole.
Stock no. 1810346
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Juvenile adventures of the hunt for stolen treasures from all over Europe during WWII. Orange cloth, brown titles to spine and front cover. 192 pages. Small mark to front edge of spine else boards clean. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and slightly grubby.

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SHIPS AT WORK
Written by A.C. Hardy.
Stock no. 2115588
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles. B/w photos. Uneven fading/darkening to covers. Wear to top and tail f spine, with a little fraying to cloth. Foxing to outer page edges and pages throughout.

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JOHN O'LONDON'S CHILDREN'S LIBRARY
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1313914
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1930. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Four volumes: Tales From the Arabian Nights; The Knights of the Round Table; Tales of Ancient Greece; Tales of Robin Hood. Each edited by Enid Blyton. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Those in "Knights" illustrated by Robinson. Each volume has red covers with black titles. Slight bumping to spine and a little rubbing to cover edges. Colouring to the b/w illustrations. Dustwrappers are edge worn with slight loss to top and tail of spine of "Knights", tears to "Arabian Nights" but generally bright and clean. Contained in a slipcase (custom made?) which is slightly worn.

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DEMON ISLAND
Written by Cecil R. Baldock. Illustrated by W. Bryce Hamilton.
Stock no. 1402968
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The Bannister twins know how to look after themselves and they need all their resourcefulness when they are kidnapped and taken to Demon Island . Light brown boards, black titles. B/w illustrations. Tower House Series. 128 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Board edges browned. Crease to bottom of first few pages. A little foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with some tears, Patch of surface paper damage to front panel. Wrapper is grubby.

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WELL, REALLY, MR. TWIDDLE!
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Hilda McGavin.
Stock no. 1313485
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The third book about the endearing Mr. Twiddle. Red boards, black titles. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, a couple of tiny indentations to cover edges. Name in ink to front pastedown. Covers and contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge creased and torn at spine and corners with neat tape repairs on verso, some light scuffing to wrapper.

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SEVEN WHITE GATES
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Bertram Prance.
Stock no. 1711828
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Lone Pine Story. Red cloth, black titles. Full-page b/w illustrations plus b/w maps to the endpapers. 200 pages. Small splash mark to front cover. Spine faded at top and tail. Wrapper is torn and creased with some loss, approx. 1/2" to top and tail of spine and similar across top of rear panel, plus some loss at corners.

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WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 1313156
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with black titles to spine and front cover. 249 pages, with 3 adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light marks to covers. Joints cracked (possibly re-glued). Heavy foxing to textblock. Name and address in ink to half-title. Some hinges cracked.

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JIMMY
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Lunt Roberts.
Stock no. 1313153
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

Green cloth covers. Title to front and spine, vignette of Jimmy also to spine. 272 pages. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed, a few tiny dents to cover edges. Fading to gilt on front cover. Heavy foxing to endpapers and page edges/margins.

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TWO YEARS IN THE INFANT SCHOOL VOLUME FOUR
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 1502735
Published by George Newnes Limited. Very good condition.

Topics 64 to 84 and Special Subjects. Prepared under the supervision of Blyton. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 1309 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine is faded and gilt dulled. Various marks to covers. Endpapers browned. Contents very good.

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DOWN ON THE FARM
Written by R.K. Polkinghorne; M.I.R. Polkinghorne. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1402522
Published by George Newnes Limited. circa 1947. Almost very good condition.

Jerry's first visit to a farm and what he saw there. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. 47 pages. Spine bumped, rubbed and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some scuffing to board edges. Cover grubby. Light creasing to endpaper. A little foxing and a few grubby marks to page margins.

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THE MYSTERY MAN
Written by Charlotte M. Kelly. Illustrated by S. Bright.
Stock no. 1402491
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Who was the man known to everyone as the Hermit? The young Ethertons on holiday in Switzerland were determined to find out. Blue boards with darker blue titles. Vignette of a palace to front board. B/w illustrations. 128 pages. Tower House series. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Mottling to boards. Small bump to bottom of rear board. Foxing mainly to endpapers otherwise contents generally clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and tornd with small areas of loss. Label stuck to front panel. Heavy foxing to wrapper.

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