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WITH FREDERICK THE GREAT
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 2134720
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1898. Good condition.

Red pictorial cloth, gilt. Edges olive green. Grey endpapers. 12 b/w plates plus 1 map and 7 battle-field plans. 384 pages + 32 pages booklist. Spine is faded with bumping; a few small tears with fraying to cloth. Corners are bumped and worn; some fraying to cloth. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and marks throughout. All plates present. One plate by page 326 has been reinserted, had margin tear an creasing with frayed edges. A few other plates have corner creases. Couple of hinges are pulled.

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BY PIKE AND DYKE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Maynard Brown.
Stock no. 1319686
Published by Blackie & Son. 1st 1890. Almost very good condition.

A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic. Brown cloth with gilt title area and decorations. 10 b/w plates + 4 plans. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, small split to lower edge of spine on rear cover. Covers slightly grubby. Small patch of damage to edge of front free-endpaper. Some foxing and fingering to contents but generally a sound copy.

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DO YOUR DUTY
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by H.M. Brock.
Stock no. 2131403
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1904. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth and spine, with gilt title to spine. Colour frontis + 7 b/w illustrations. 112 pages + catalogue to rear. 7x 4.75". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine browned. Covers mottled and a little rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to contents, some heavy.

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G.A. HENTY 1832-1902
Written by G.A. Henty; Peter Newbolt.
Stock no. 2123850
Published by Scolar Press. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Bibliographical Study. Listings and illustrates given here include over 500 editions and issues of all his books up to the end of the 1920s. Also includes newspapers and periodicals. B/w plates. 710 pages. ISBN: 1859282083. Splash marks to front endpaper, outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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NO SURRENDER
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Stanley L. Wood.
Stock no. 1814682
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1900. Good condition.

Scarlet pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Grey endpapers. All edges green 8 b/w plates. 352pp plus book list. Corners rubbed and bumped. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown. Name in ink to verso of frontis. Front hinge split. Internal hinges pulled. Foxing throughout. All plates present. Four line rhyme, politically incorrect, to rear pastedown in ink.

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ST. GEORGE FOR ENGLAND
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1406635
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

A tale of Cressy and Poitiers. Dark green pictorial cloth, gilt title block and picture to spine, gilt title to front cover. 8 b/w plates. 352 pages. All edges green.. All page edges olive. Purple endpapers. 8 b/w plates including frontis. 352 pages, 32 pages of adverts. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Gilt to title dulled. Couple of marks to rear board. Front joint and hinges cracked. Inscription to front pastedown. Frontis and front endpaper partially detached. Fingering to page margins including margins of some plates. Some wear to olive covering of page edges. Undated.

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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1406634
Published by Blackie & Son. Very good condition.

Dark green pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384pp plus Blackie's Book List. A Tale of the Huguenot Wars. Early reprint. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing especially to endpapers and booklist pages. Ticks to illustration list. Plates all present and in very good condition.

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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1405183
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1894. Slightly better than good condition.

Dark red pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384 pages plus Blackie's Book List. A tale of the Huguenot wars. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some light marks to covers. Front joint badly cracked and rear joint beginning to crack. Bumping to bottom of rear board. Several hinges are cracked leaving the binding a little loose. Name to top of front endpaper on both front and verso. Inscription in ink to half title page. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.

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WITH COCHRANE THE DAUNTLESS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by W.H. Margetson.
Stock no. 2120775
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

A Tale of The Exploits of Lord Cochrane In South American Waters. Pale blue pictorial cloth with gilt, black and blue decorations. 12 b/w plates. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Bumping and wear tos pine and corners. A few grubby marks to covers. Spine is browned. Browning to endpapers. Some foxing. A few light margin marks.

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WITH THE ALLIES TO PEKIN
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 2120691
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1904. Very good condition.

A Tale of the Relief of the Legations. Green pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 1 map. All edges green. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Some foxing; a few page margin marks.

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ON THE IRRAWADDY
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by W.H. Overend.
Stock no. 1405066
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1897. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates. 352 pages plus 32 page booklist. All edges green. A Story of the First Burmese War. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine a little darkened. Some light marks to covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Some hinges lightly pulled. Heavy crease to top corner of page 275/6. Foxing especially to prelims and page edges. Some fingering to page margins.

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TALES FROM HENTY
Written by G.A. Henty.
Stock no. 1405005
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue boards with gilt title to spine and blind title to front. Blind decorations to front and spine. Colour frontis. 219 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Couple of bumps to top of rear board. Covers a little marked. Booksellers sticker to bottom and small name label to top of front pastedown. Some foxing to page edges and margins otherwise contents are clean.

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