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THE CORAL ISLAND
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Leo Bates.
Stock no. 1319252
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Beige cloth, black title labels and gilt titles. 8 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 337 pages. ISBN: 0460050060. Spine slightly bumped. Large, heavy pencil tick mark has been partially erased to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and scuffed.

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ROBINSON CRUSOE CORAL ISLAND TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Daniel Defoe; R.M. Ballantyne; Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by John Harcourt Finnie; J.E. Sutcliffe; Frank Gillett.
Stock no. 1318496
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. Three volumes in one. B/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Pencil writing (name and address) to front free-endpaper. Endpapers slightly browned, textblock slightly grubby.

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MY MOTHER
Written by Comus; R.M. Ballantyne; Ann Taylor.
Stock no. 2130362
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1857. Good condition.

An adaptation of the poem by Ann Taylor, with a prose version and two musical settings. Comus is the pseudonym for R.M.Ballantyne. Large format. Green embossed cloth with gilt title and vignette to front cover. 32 pages. 8 attractive colour plates. The story of a kitten. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks and uneven fading to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Creasing and a few margin tears, foxing, including to plate pages. Frontis is very creased; appears to at one time have been folded. Some damp marks. A reading copy.

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R.M. BALLANTYNE A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FIRST EDITIONS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne; Eric Quayle.
Stock no. 1317072
Published by Dawsons Of Pall Mall. 1st 1968. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A definitive work and indispensable tool for collectors and students of juvenile literature of the nineteenth century. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 128 pages. ISBN: 0712902201. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine. Cream dustwrapper is edge worn and slightly grubby, small tear to lower corner of front panel.

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THE KITTEN PILGRIMS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1505951
Published by James Nisbet & Co.. circa 1892. Slightly better than good condition.

Or Great Battles and Grand Victories. Brown boards with gilt title block, gilt and black vingette. B/w frontis and illustrations throughout. 118 pages plus book lists. 7.5 x 5". A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby with faint stains only visible at certain angles. Most hinges cracked. Personal library label to front pastedown and ink inscription to front endpaper. Half-title browned. Light browning and a few marks to contents.

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CHARLIE TO THE RESCUE
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1505939
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1890. Almost very good condition.

A Tale of the Sea and The Rockies. Blue cloth covers with multi-coloured trees and flowers. Gilt title blocks. 5 b/w plates and illustrated title page. 423 pages plus book list. Spine bumped, slightly worn with light vertical creases, also darkened. Corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby. Both joints partially cracked. A couple of hinges cracked, binding still firm. Two small edge tears to front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to text block. Just an odd mark to contents.

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LOST IN THE FOREST
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Matt B. Hewerdine.
Stock no. 1208220
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition.

Or Wandering Will's Adventures in South America. Blue and yellow pictorial cloth, gilt title block to spine. B/w frontis plus two other plates. 124 plus 16 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Small damp mark to top of spine. Front endpaper missing. Pages browned.

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THE DOG CRUSOE AND HIS MASTER
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1313322
Published by T. Nelson & Sons. 1897. Very good condition.

R.M.Ballantyne's Books For Boys series. New Edition. Red pictorial cloth with gilt title-labels. Colour frontis and title-page. Floral decorated endpapers. 336 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Spine very slightly darkened. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Grubby fingermarks to page margins and some pink stains to edges of first few pages.

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THE JOLLY KITTEN BOOK
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by F.A. Williams.
Stock no. 2114788
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine; pictorial front cover. 2 colour plates, plus other b/w plates and illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Binding is starting to become a bit weak in places; front joint is partially cracked. Foxing to pages.

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THE ROBBER KITTEN
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by F.A. Williams.
Stock no. 1305765
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1931. Very good condition.

Large format. Burgundy cloth spine, pictorial front board. 32 pages. Colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. Green, brown and white pictorial endpapers. Spine slightly bumped and worn. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Small grubby mark to front endpaper. Contents clean.

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MISTER FOX
Written by Comus; R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 738889
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1857. Almost very good condition.

Comus is the pseudonym of R.M. Ballantyne. Red embossed cloth with gilt title and vignette to front. Eight colour plates. Contains music accompanied by the verse and a short story. Spine and corners worn. Damp stain to lower edge of front cover (4.5 x 1") affects the lower edges of the front endpapers and first 12 pages (including 3 plates - margins only, pictures not affected). Previous owner's name and address in ink to front endpaper. Some light foxing and fingering, a small closed tear and light creasing to front endpaper. Not as bad as it sounds, still a nice copy.

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