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TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH
Written by Ranulph Fiennes.
Stock no. 2126631
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Story of the Transglobe Expedition 1979-82. Colour photos. ISBN: 0340252774. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a browned spine.
THE CLASSIC BOATING NOVELS OF ARTHUR RANSOME (12 VOLUMES)
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome; Nancy Blackett.
Stock no. 2126550
Published by Jonathan Cape. Circa 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
All twelve volumes, contained in blue slip case with gilt titles to ends. Titles include: Swallows and Amazons, Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Winter Holiday; Coot Club; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go to Sea; Secret Water; The Big Six; Missee Lee; Picts & Martyrs; Great Northern. Green boards, gilt titles to spines. B/w illustrations. Contained in very good, original slip case that has some scuffing to base.
UNBROKEN: AN EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF COURAGE AND SURVIVAL
Written by Laura Hillenbrand.
Stock no. 2126202
Published by Fourth Estate. 1ST 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A World War Two airman, Louis Zamperini, embarks on a journey that led to a doomed flight, a tiny raft, and thousands of miles of open ocean. Brown boards, red foil title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780007378012. Some light bumping along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.
JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH
Written by Jules Verne. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 1816326
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Fine condition.
Translated by Butcher, Introduced by Crichton. Pictorial boards. Full page colour plates to contents. 230 pages. Contained in a near fine blue slipcase.
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson; Michael Morpurgo. Illustrated by Sterling Hundley.
Stock no. 2125726
Published by Folio Society. 2014. Fine condition.
Large format. Brown pictorial cloth, silver title to spine. Cream pictorial endpapers. 230 pages. Colour illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2125672
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine is bumped and faded with browning. Front cover is a bit bowed, with fading to edges. Rear cover also has fading to edges. Page browning.
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 2125439
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1944. Very good condition.
Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps of the Nofolk Broads. Some b/w illustrations. 352 pages. Light bumping along a couple of cover edges. Some grubby margin marks.
THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Harry Brockway.
Stock no. 2125425
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Fine condition.
Black spine with silver title. Black decorated boards. Introduction by Colin Ward. Wood engravings. Contained in better than very good slip case.
TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
Written by Jules Verne. Illustrated by W.J. Aylward.
Stock no. 2125091
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1941. Slightly better than very good condition.
Scribner Illustrated Classics Series. Dark cloth with gilt title to spine; large pictorial onlay to front cover. 4 colour plates. Spine is a bit browned. A few light marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are excellent.
ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRY MEN
Written by Sara Hawks Sterling. Illustrated by Rowland Wheelwright.
Stock no. 2125029
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition.
Red cloth spine, black titles. Pictorial front cover shows two merry men fighting on a wooden bridge. Colour plates. Spine a bit faded with a few marks. Wear and chipping along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins.
THE BATTLE AND THE BREEZE OR THE FIGHTS AND FANCIES OF A BRITISH TAR
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 1815945
Published by James Nisbet. 1882. Very good condition.
Small format. Green decorative cloth. Colour pictorial onlay. B/w frontis. School prize plate to front pastedown. One or two minor marks to contents. Overall a very nice copy.
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Douglas Relf.
Stock no. 2124928
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Red boards, black titles and vignette.B/w illustrations. 118 pages. Panther Library. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and tears/chips; minimal loss; faded to spine.