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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1405617
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st 1927. Very good condition.

Beige/brown cloth with gilt title on green label to spine and gilt border to front cover. 12 colour plates, b/w head and tail pieces. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Corners a little rubbed. Couple of marks to front cover. Front joint beginning to crack between frontis and title page. Some hinges cracked at top. Binding remains tight. Light browning and foxing to endpapers. A few foxspots and a little light fingering otherwise contents clean. Plates all present and in very good condition.
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SPRING COMES TO NETTLEFORD
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell Monroe.
Stock no. 1506074
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 3rd in the Nettleford series. Pictorial endpapers showing maps. Spine bumped and slightly browned at ends. Faint pink mark to top edge of text block. Light browning to endpapers otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and torn with slight loss from ends of spine. Crease and tear to top edge of rear panel. Clear tape on verso across part of top edge.
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MYSTERY AT WITCHEND
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by G.E. Breary.
Stock no. 1506068
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1943. Slightly better than 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 faded, bumped and worn. Covers grubby with a few bumps to edges. Corners bumped. Front joint starting to crack. Ink inscription to front endpaper. A couple of b/w illustrations coloured in. Foxing to top edge of text block and small brown mark to outside edge. Contents generally clean otherwise.
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ADVENTURE STORIES
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2121508
Published by Collins. Circa 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, red titles. Includes Mischief At St Rollo's and Children of Kidillin. Junior Story Books series. Foxing to endpapers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and a few small chips and nicks.
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CHAMPION OF THE MAIN
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by H. Gooderham.
Stock no. 1405517
Published by Oxford University Press. 2nd 1938. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth with dark title to spine, art deco decorations to front cover and spine. Endpapers are ocean maps. * to lower corner of half-title. Colour frontis. 6 b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Spine and board edges browned. Some foxing and a few marks to covers. Rear joint is cracked showing webbing beneath. Writing to verso of front endpaper and half title page. Foxing mainly to endpapers and page edges. Some fingering. Contained in a photocopy dustwrapper.
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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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ADVENTURES AT WINDSOR CASTLE
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by David Walsh.
Stock no. 1405407
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A boy living in the shadow of Windsor Castle discovers its history by taking part in it. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Slight bumping to spine and bottom of front board. Light browning to top edge of boards. Prize presentation plate to front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. Very light foxing to page edges and a couple of marks to bottom of text block. Contents are otherwise very good. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with some small tears and some creasing. Rear panel is grubby.
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SEVEN WHITE GATES
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Bertram Prance.
Stock no. 1505832
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1944. Slightly better than good condition.

A Lone Pine Story. Red cloth, black titles. Full-page b/w illustrations plus b/w maps to the endpapers. 200 pages. Spine worn especially at ends, also faded and stained. Corners and cover edges bumped. Covers slightly marked. Book plate and writing to half-title page. A little cracking to both joints. Text block grubby. Contents very good.
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THE MASTER OF MARYKNOLL
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Alice Bush.
Stock no. 1405259
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine a little browned. Board edges rubbed. Small bookseller's label to rear endpaper. School prize presentation plate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges otherwise contents generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with loss to top and bottom of spine. Some small tears. Rear panel is a little grubby.
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THE CAPTAIN'S BUNK
Written by M.B. Manwell.
Stock no. 2120989
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Circa 1916. Very good condition.

A Story for Boys. Blue decorated cloth with pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour plates. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few scuff marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and a few grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1405183
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1894. Slightly better than good condition.

Dark red pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384 pages plus Blackie's Book List. A tale of the Huguenot wars. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some light marks to covers. Front joint badly cracked and rear joint beginning to crack. Bumping to bottom of rear board. Several hinges are cracked leaving the binding a little loose. Name to top of front endpaper on both front and verso. Inscription in ink to half title page. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.
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THE LOG OF THE FLYING FISH
Written by Harry Collingwood. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1208363
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1903. Good condition.

A story of aerial and submarine peril and adventure. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 6 b/w plates. 384 pages plus 32 page booklist to rear. New edition. Cloth rubbed and marked, spine and corners bumped. Prize plate and small bookseller sticker to front pastedown. Some margin marks to contents but generally clean.
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