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THE VALLEY OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1305855
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. The third in the adventure series. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers and page edges/margins foxed. Top corner tips of pages are very lightly creased. Pictorial wrapper is edge worn and torn with loss at top and tail of spine and also to top front corner, the wrapper is foxed and tape repaired on verso.

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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1305118
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1911. Good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt vignette to front and title to spine. Page edges blue. 16 colour plates with tissue guard to frontis piece. 546 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Name plate to front pastedown. Front joint is cracked showing webbing. Endpapers and tissue-guard of frontis are browned, there is some foxing. The contents are generally clean.

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1103867
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Light bumping to top and tail of spine and corners. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. A few small ink splashes to outer page edges, parts of which go a little through onto page margins. Some foxing. Wrapper is a little faded in places, with edge-tears and chips; little loss to a few corners; some grubby marks, small damp mark to rear panel. This is 1st edition wrapper - because the 'd' is slightly shorter than the '6' on the price on front flap.

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MISS MOUSE AND HER BOYS
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1302863
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

Orange cloth with black illustration to front and spine, gilt title to spine. 7 b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers are a little bit grubby. Gilt to spine is a bit dull. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed, tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Foxing to title-page. Some hinges pulled. Some light fingering else contents clean.

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HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN DEVON AND CORNWALL
Written by Arthur H. Norway. Illustrated by Joseph Pennell; Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1202107
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1907. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt. B/w illustrations. Top edge gilt. 391 pages. Large folding map. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Corners slightly bumped.

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LIFE AND WORK OF SIR NORMAN LOCKYER
Written by T. Mary Lockyer; Winifred L. Lockyer.
Stock no. 823575
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. Biography of Sir Norman Lockyer (Joseph Norman Lockyer), best known for his work in astronomy and physics. B/w illustrations. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Spine lightly faded and slightly bumped.

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A TREATISE ON PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY VOLUME ONE
Written by Hugh S. Taylor.
Stock no. 818222
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

A Co-operative Effort by a Group of Physical Chemists. In Two Volumes of which this is volume one only. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. xi, 603 pages plus 41 page index to rear. Covers just a little marked, corners lightly worn, text block a little grubby. Endpapers browned. Just a few margin marks else contents generally clean.

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THE BRUSHWOOD BOY
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by F.H. Townsend.
Stock no. 441750
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1910. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette. Colour plates. Spine faded. Corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present.

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STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURE
Written by Reginald Blomfield.
Stock no. 628339
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1905. Very good condition.

Green cloth. B/w illustrations. Corners bumped and rubbed.

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HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN CAMBRIDGE AND ELY
Written by Edward Conybeare. Illustrated by Frederick L. Griggs.
Stock no. 807349
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Brick-red cloth. Paper title label to spine. Large paper edition limited to 250 copies. B/w illustrations. Spine browned, covers unevenly faded. Inscription in ink to half-title. Foxing to prelims else contents fine. Many pages unopened, so never been read.

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GRAVEN IMAGE
Written by John Farleigh.
Stock no. 598884
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition.

An Autobiographical textbook. B/w pictorial covers. B/w photos and illustrations throughout. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Bookplate to front endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers and some pages internally.

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 598744
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Bottom 2.5" of spine are darkened/damp marked; a few other grubby marks to covers, with a little foxing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper (dated 1944); part of ink name has transferred across to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins internally. Binding is nice and tight. Pictorial wrapper is quite damaged, with front flap at one time being completely detached, but has been stuck back on with browning sticky tape. Bottom 2.5" of wrapper spine is missing and partially repaired with tape. Other splits and tears to wrapper down edges, with a couple of repairs - otherwise, showing signs of chipping. Front panel illustration is still bright (apart from tape). Still a collectable copy of this 1st edition.

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