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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
Written by Mark Twain; Colin Ward. Illustrated by Harry Brockway.
Stock no. 1820785
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Black spine with silver title. Black decorated boards. Introduction by Colin Ward. Wood engravings. Second printing. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.

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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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SAUCERS OVER THE MOOR
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Bertram Prance.
Stock no. 1319500
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A gripping and fast-moving adventure story about the Lone Pine Club set on Dartmoor. Cream boards, red titles. Endpapers show sketch of the Moor. B/w illustrations. 244 pages. Spine bumped. Some slight grubbiness to covers. Light foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn.

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THE SECRET AGENT ON FLIGHT 101
Written by Franklin W. Dixon.
Stock no. 2133759
Published by Collins. 1973. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. The Hardy Boys Series No. 30. ISBN: 0001605305. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pages are browned.

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THE CONDOR CRAGS ADVENTURE
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 2133652
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1954. Good condition.

Godfrey Chudleigh paying one of his annual visits to the Argentine didn't expect that the family's possession of an Inca treasure would lead to his own kidnapping! Pale blue boards with dark blue titles to spine. B/w frontis. 204 pages. Covers are bowed with some bad damp staining to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page browning. A reading copy.

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THE COURTS OF THE MORNING
Written by John Buchan.
Stock no. 1820098
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1929. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An adventure novel featuring Sandy Arbuthnot. Blue cloth boards, black titles. Map to free front endpaper. Spine lightly faded and stained. Browning to endpapers and text block. Inscription in ink to half-title page. A few fingermarks to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and edge-worn with a few small chips, repaired to verso with clear tape.

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STORM AHEAD
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 2133511
Published by Girls Gone By. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. 228 pages. ISBN: 1904417639. Creasing down side of spine/front cover, where the book has been previously read.

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WIGWAM ISLAND
Written by Elinore Havers. Illustrated by Phyllis Ladyman.
Stock no. 1319041
Published by Country Life. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The adventures of the four Conways and two Westwood boys. Brown boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Slight fading to spine and cover edges. Front free-endpapers have been replaced. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is worn with loss to spine and corners and heavily foxed on verso (showing through on panels a little).

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THE STORY OF TREASURE ISLAND TOLD IN PICTURES
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Dudley D. Watkins.
Stock no. 1318970
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.; John Leng & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Famous Books in Pictures series. Cream pictorial boards. Green pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations - two per page with text below. 122 pages. Some light staining along cover edges. Foxing to textblock.

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BRAVE DEEDS FOR BRITISH BOYS
Written by Charles Michael.
Stock no. 2133242
Published by S. W. Partridge & Co.. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Decorated red cloth and spine. B/w full page illustrations, colour frontis plate. 174 pages + 32 page catalogue to rear. Bumping, wear and marks to covers. Bookplate, small labels/names in ink etc. to prelims of book. Foxing and browning, mostly to outer page edges. A reading copy.

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THE SECRET LEDGE
Written by Dorothy Keen. Illustrated by John Harris.
Stock no. 1318949
Published by C. & J. Temple Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A boy and girl find a box of stolen jewels and are pursued by the thieves. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 151 numbered pages. Colour frontis and some b/w illustrations. Spine slightly bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge worn and rear panel is slightly grubby.

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THE BEST ADVENTURE
Written by Norman Dale. Illustrated by Diana John.
Stock no. 1318945
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The successor to 'Secret Service' and 'Dangerous Treasure' featuring Peter and Ginger. Cream cloth with black titles to spine and vignette to front cover. Front endpaper is a sketch map. B/w illustrations. 127 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Christmas gift sticker to front free-endpaper. Foxing at textblock, slight musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and foxed.

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