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THE RED SOLDIER: LETTERS FROM THE ZULU WAR, 1879
Written by Frank Emery.
Stock no. 1819057
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Following the Zulu war's progress through the letters of men writing home. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 288 pages. ISBN: 0340206721. Light browning to text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly edge-rubbed.

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THE GREAT ESCAPER
Written by Simon Pearson.
Stock no. 2132183
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Life and Death of Roger Bushell Love, Betrayal, Big X and The Great Escape. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781444760637. SIGNED by author to title page. A few marks to outer page edges. Light wear to wrapper edges.

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PETER PAN AND WENDY
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 1318595
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue pictorial boards with gilt titles. 12 charming colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 185 pages. Originally published in 1921. ISBN: 0340246294. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded.

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THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
Written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1318594
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Good condition.

Lovely decorated grey cloth covers. Gilt title to spine and dark blue decoration to front with red title. 25 exquisite tipped-in colour plates and other b/w text illustrations. 195 pages. 10.75 x 8 inches. Spine and corners worn. Spine faded with splash mark. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Joints and some hinges cracked. Endpapers partly browned. Large foxspots to textblock. There is a musty smell to contents. Beautiful plates bright, contents generally clean.

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FIVE HAVE A WONDERFUL TIME
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1318519
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The 11th Famous Five adventure. Red boards, black lettering. Blue and black pictorial endpapers. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 192 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Bookplate to verso of front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly chipped at top of spine. Two large tears to front panel have been neatly repaired on verso.

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THE SHROPSHIRE LANDSCAPE
Written by Trevor Rowley.
Stock no. 2131983
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Making of the English Landscape series. Black cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 0340023732. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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HEREFORDSHIRE (KING'S ENGLAND)
Written by Arthur Mee.
Stock no. 2131981
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1943. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Western Gate of Middle England. With 223 Places and 132 Pictures. Top edge red. Red cloth. Sepia illustrations throughout. Fold-out map to rear. Spine is faded. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; some small loss; foxed with browning.

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BIGGLES SETS A TRAP
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131858
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biggles is on the trail of an extraordinary series of murders. History and excitement combine to make this a thrilling detective story. Red boards, black lettering. B/w illustrations. 159 pages. Tape glue marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges, a few page margins and prelims. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper has a few nicks and small chips, but minimal loss to edges.

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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131853
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Bumping to spine. Browning and a few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some nicks and chips to edges; what appears to be light damp marking to verso.

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BIGGLES BREAKS THE SILENCE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131797
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1950. Good condition.

Red boards, black title and vignette to front cover. Eight blue two-tone illustrations plus b/w text illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and corners are bumped. Marks to covers. Tape marks to prelim pages (tape was used to 'repair' a closed tear). Foxing. Some page edge creasing. A reading copy.

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BIGGLES FOLLOWS ON
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2131796
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1952. Very good condition.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 4 double-sided b/w plates. 158 pages. Front cover is a bit bowed. Foxing to outer page edges and endpapers; some to page margins internally.

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BIGGLES IN THE ORIENT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2131741
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with black titles to front and spine. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 179 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some grubby marks.

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