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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 SUMMER OF THE GREAT SECRET
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 1319380
Published by Collins. 1958. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

An adventure involving smugglers, midnight feasts and a ghost. Blue boards, silver title and vignette. 256 pages. Seagull Library edition. Spine and corners bumped. Large foxspots to prelims and page browning to contents. Dustwrapper is worn with tears and some loss.

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PUNCHBOWL MIDNIGHT
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1319348
Published by Collins. 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thrilling adventure story involving a small calf who runs away from the Thornton's farm. Red boards, black title to spine. Endpapers are a plan of Punchbowl Farm. B/w text illustrations. 254 pages. Spine bumped, light crease to top corner of front cover. Book leans to one side a little. Slight foxing to endpapers and a couple of foxspots to textblock. Foxing to dustwrapper which is slightly edge worn and a little grubby on rear panel.

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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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FRENCHMAN'S SECRET
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319345
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1958. Very good condition.

Lindsey finds an old map and begins to puzzle over the mysterious Frenchman's secret. Is there treasure buried in the dam? Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped, white marks to rear cover and to front edge of spine. Endpapers browned. Pale page browning and foxing.

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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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KIDNAPPED
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.
Stock no. 1318890
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Circa 1937. Very good condition.

The Adventures of David Balfour. Black cloth with large pictorial onlay to front and gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Colour title page and plates. Fold-out map. 289 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Cloth slightly grubby. Some scuffing to pictorial onlay. Top and bottom edges of textblock have been neatly trimmed during binding process, fore-edge has been roughly cut with some pages roughly opened causing marginal loss. Name in red felt-tip to front fly-leaf.

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