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A Tale of the Antarctic Ocean. Blue pictorial cloth. Colour frontis and 3 b/w plates. 288 pages. All plates present. Spine bumped. Corners slightly rubbed. A few marks to covers. Endpapers lightly browned, front endpaper slightly grubby. Foxing to half-title page. Contents clean.
Contains issues from October 5th 1889 - September 27th 1890. Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 11 colour or b/w plates including title page. Front cover and spine very stained and marked (damp?). Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. Small dark mark to rear cover. Joints cracked. Some pages are loose but none seem to be totally detached. Some foxing and an odd mark but most pages are clean.
The Days of Richard the Lion-Hearted. Red cloth, black titles and borders. Colour frontis. 247 pages. Bumping to spine; darkening to cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks.
Green boards with illustrated front panel and spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Inspiring historical tales of Empire. Front joint cracked. Pages browned at margins. Spine and corners bumped, some surface damage to lower corner.
A true story of hidden treasure. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 137 pages, publication list to rear. Green floral decorated endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine darkened. Covers just a little grubby. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers partly browned. Front joint cracked. Some light foxing else contents clean.
Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Flower decorations. Plates. 4" split to back of spine. Fading to spine. Bumping and wear to corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some browning and foxing to pages.
THE BOY'S OWN ANNUAL VOL 16
Written by Gordon Stables; Talbot Baines Reed; Frederick Treves; W.J. Gordon; Jules Verne; Theodore Wood; et al. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; H.M. Paget; et al..
Stock no. 1201240
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. 1894. Slightly better than good condition.
Vol XVI on spine. Large format. Green pictorial cloth. Gilt titles. 12 colour plates. Book: all plates present. Slight damage to one plate. Joints cracked. Prelims slightly loose. Some foxing to margins. Name stamp to top and bottom of text block. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Spine a little faded.
Red cloth with black titles to front cover. B/w plates. Spine and corners are a little worn. A few marks to rear cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some page browning. Contents are generally good.
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A Story of the Stirring Times of Old. 4 colour plates, 214 pages plus publisher adverts to rear. Blue cloth with yellow/green decoration. Spine bumped, corners lightly rubbed, covers a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. A few foxspots and small margin marks.