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ALL SUMMER THROUGH
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 1507440
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

There's no school today nor for weeks and weeks - days and days to do things in and do nothing in. That was what Sally thought when she woke early the first morning of the holidays. Red boards, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. Endpapers are maps of Nettleford. B/w text illustrations. Tiny amount of fading at top of spine. Just an odd brown spot/fox spot to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of small tears and chips, worst at top of spine. Slightly grubby and foxed, browning and foxing on verso.
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BRIDLE THE WIND
Written by Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Pat Marriott.
Stock no. 1507432
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Sequel to Go Saddle the Sea. Felix is shipwrecked in the Bay of Biscay then harboured by monks but a haunting vision in the nearby woods will remain a mystery until one extraordinary afternoon months later. Blue boards, gilt titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 270 pages. ISBN: 0224021370. Small bump to base of spine. Light browning to prelims, a little foxing to text block. Contents clean. Dustwrapper spine is faded.
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CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR
Written by Roald Dahl. Illustrated by Faith Jaques.
Stock no. 1316709
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1973. Good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. 150 pages. ISBN: 0048231061. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. There are a few light scratches to the covers and the original publishers price sticker of £1.25 to rear cover. Endpapers and page edges are lightly browned. There is a very small biro line to to edge of front free-endpaper (light) and some faint transfer of ink words to centre of title page (perhaps a typed letter was stored in the book - I cannot quite make out what the writing says).
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THE SECRET OF THE GORGE
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1507382
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition.

Beige boards, green titles. Endpapers are maps. Top edge of text block is green. An exciting Lone Pine adventure Spine bumped and browned. Corners bumped and worn. Staining to top and outside edges of text block, has not seeped into pages. Book leans to one side a little. Front joint cracked. Contents very good.
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THE MASTER OF MARYKNOLL
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Alice Bush.
Stock no. 1406838
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

An exciting story following the Buckingham's, set in Ludlow and Hereford. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations. A little bumping to spine and corners. Board edges and spine lightly browned. Name and address in ink to front endpaper plus erased writing. Small booksellers label to bottom of front pastedown. Foxing to page edges.
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STRANGERS AT SNOWFELL
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Wynne.
Stock no. 1406835
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. Few light marks to covers. Small ink mark to top of verso of front endpaper. A few light margin marks otherwise the contents are generally clean.
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STRANGERS AT SNOWFELL
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Wynne.
Stock no. 1406829
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

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. Book leans a little to one side. Spine is slightly darkened. Top of text block is grubby. Occasional light margin marks otherwise contents are very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with several tears and some areas of loss. Spine is faded. Rear panel is grubby.
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THE YOUNG CRUSOES
Written by Burton L. Spiller.
Stock no. 1316687
Published by Collins. 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Seagull Library. Flying over Northern Quebec the plane carrying two boys crashes, killing the pilot. How will they cope in the vast area of lonely lakes and forests? Blue boards with silver title and vignette. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 188 pages. Spine bumped. Page browning and foxing. Dustwrapper is price-cut and slightly rubbed to spine and corners, flaps are slightly creased.
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CHALLENGE TO ADVENTURE
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1507348
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1942. Slightly better than good condition.

A story of the Locketts family. Red cloth. B/w illustrations. Covers grubby and spine faded. A little bumping to spine and corners. 7 in pen to front pastedown. Ink name and writing to verso of front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to text block. Many of the illustrations have been neatly coloured in.
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THE CIRCUS OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1406787
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 316 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing to spine and boards. Slight paper damage plus small piece of clear tape to front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. A few margin mark otherwise contents generally clean.
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ELEPHANT ADVENTURE
Written by Willard Price. Illustrated by Pat Marriott.
Stock no. 1316681
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. Spine bumped, book leans to one side a little. Some foxing and a light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is lightly foxed and edge worn, there are a couple of light circular drink marks to rear panel.
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THE DOOM FISHERMEN
Written by Andrew Yorke.
Stock no. 1316669
Published by The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Introducing Jonathan Anders, Britain's youngest secret agent. Pale blue boards, black title to spine. 155 numbered pages. Spine bumped. Foxspots to textblock and light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly creased at spine ends.
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