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BACK TO BILLABONG
Written by Mary Grant Bruce.
Stock no. 1406098
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. circa 1954. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Cecilia and Bob Rainham unhappy with their step-mother and indifferent father run away to Australia where they set up home. Red boards with black titles to spine. B/w frontis. 252 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Endpapers browned. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown and '28' written in top corner of pastedown. Bubbling to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Front joint cracked. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Frontis is detached. Foxing mostly to prelims and page edges. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn with tears to folds. Vertical crease to spine. Rear panel is grubby. Browning and some foxing to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BILL OF BILLABONG
Written by Mary Grant Bruce.
Stock no. 1406096
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. circa 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Bill had not always been Bill. For the first nine years of his life he was Percival but in the bracing conditions of Billabong he became Bill. Red cloth with black titles to spine. B/w frontis. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Bottom of boards a little bumped. Spine a little faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and some page edges. Top and side edges of text block browned. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped. Rear panel is edge worn and grubby. Small tear to spine. Browining to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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SIX LITTLE NEW ZEALANDERS
Written by Esther Glen. Illustrated by Noel Harrold.
Stock no. 1506445
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1917. Slightly better than good condition.

Tan cloth with dark titles, dark and lilac lines, oval onlay to front cover, floral decoration to spine. Colour frontis plus 3 other b/w plates. 277 pages. Spine bumped and worn with small splits to ends, also browned. Corners worn. Covers slightly grubby. Front joint cracked showing webbing, rear joint starting to crack, a few hinges cracked. Contents generally clean. All plates present, frontis is detached.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE SIGN OF THE ALPINE ROSE
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Wynne.
Stock no. 1405990
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

The Jillies expected a lovely peaceful holiday in the Austrian mountains, but it was anything but a peaceful holiday. Green cloth, silver titles. Green endpapers are maps. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Covers a lightly mottled. Small piece of blue sticky paper to front pastedown. Couple of hinges cracked. Some pages roughly trimmed at top. A little light foxing to page edges otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn with some areas of loss to panels and bottom of spine. Tears to spine mended with stick tape which is browned and brittle. Rear panel is grubby.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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MYSTERY AT WITCHEND
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by G.E. Breary.
Stock no. 1608853
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1943. Almost very good condition.

A Lone Pine story. The story of the Morton family and of the strange adventures which befell them in the wild, hill country of Shropshire. Red cloth, black title to spine and front cover. Endpapers are maps. Spine and corners bumped; spine faded, some dents to board edges. Inscription to half title page is faded / erased. A few scattered foxspots. Outer page edges browned.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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THREE JAYS AGAINST THE CLOCK
Written by Pat Smythe. Illustrated by J.E. McConnell.
Stock no. 1506388
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second adventure of the Three Jays. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 5 b/w line drawings and a map. 180 pages. Top of spine bumped. Gilt to spine dulled. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing, mainly to endpapers, prelims and text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a slightly browned spine, foxed, most visible on flaps and verso. Pinhole to edge of spine.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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STRANGERS AT SNOWFELL
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Wynne.
Stock no. 1405916
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

A Jilly Family story. The Jillies start for Scotland but decide to leave the train when it is snowbound at Shap in Westmorland. Grey cloth with silver titles to spine. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 231 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Couple of faint marks to rear cover. Small piece of blue sticky paper stuck to verso of front endpaper. Couple of hinges cracked. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents clean.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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BIGGLES IN MEXICO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405905
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 184 pages. Spine a little bumped. Browned tape marks to both paste downs. Inscription in red pen to front endpaper. Contents very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn. Browned tape marks to edges of both flaps. Small tape mark to front flap. Rear panel a little grubby.
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THE ADVENTUROUS FOUR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by E.H. Davie.
Stock no. 1405853
Published by George Newnes Limited. 4th 1945. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. B/w illustrations. 192 pages, top edge red. Spine and corners bumped. A few light marks to covers. Foxing to page edges and endpapers. A few margin marks. Dustwrapper price-cut by publisher with new price 6- printed above. Edge worn and chipped with tear to front edge of spine. Spine and rear panel is grubby. A little foxing to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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THE CIRCUS OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1506318
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 316 pages. Spine bumped and ever so slightly faded with a few fox spots. A few tiny bumps to lower edges of covers. Some foxing, mainly to text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some small tears and loss from top edge. Lower corner of front flap missing with slight loss of text. Spine faded and browned. Verso browned with some foxing.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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LONE PINE LONDON
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1405821
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

10th Lone Pine book. Beige boards with green titles, top edge green. Endpapers are maps. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few small marks to front cover. Small bump to bottom of front and rear boards. Light creases to bottom of a few pages. Some light fingering otherwise contents are generally clean. Green to top of text block faded. Pictorial wrapper is edge worn and chipped. Tape on verso to strengthen top and bottom of spine. Small piece of tape on spine to cover slight damage. Writing on spine is faded.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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STORM AHEAD
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1506290
Published by Collins. 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The worst gale for many, many years is sweeping across Romney Marsh.... Red boards, black title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w text illustrations. 190 pages. Spine lightly bumped and slightly darkened. Name in pen to front endpaper. Small bookseller's label to rear endpaper. Lower corner of pages 95/96 and 97/98 creased. Small spot affects margins of pages 51-62. A little foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with nick to base of spine and front fold. A few small spots of surface paper damage to front panel, rear panel slightly grubby. Price sticker to front flap (6/-). Mark to rear flap from bookseller's label on endpaper. Some browning and foxing to verso.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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