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THE CIRCUS OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2135167
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 316 pages. Spine is browned with foxing. A few light marks to covers. Small split to top of spine, with a little fraying to cloth. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE MIDDY AND THE MOORS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Henry Austin.
Stock no. 2135123
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Dark red pictorial cloth. An Algerine Story. B/w frontis and b/w illustrations. 242 pages plus 6 page booklist to rear. Splash stains/marks to covers; bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. A reading copy.

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THE WILD MAN OF THE WEST
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2135122
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Maroon pictorial cloth, gilt titles. A Tale of the Rocky Mountains. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffing and marks. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some foxing and grubby marks. Page of the booklist to rear is loose.

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THE CREW OF THE WATER WAGTAIL
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Arthur Twidle.
Stock no. 2135121
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1921. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth with title to spine and front cover; sailing ship picture to front cover. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned; some marks and scuffs to covers. Name and date in ink to front endpaper, which is also foxed. Page edge browning and foxing to outer page edges and margins. A reading copy.

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FREAKS ON THE FELLS AND WHY I DID NOT BECOME A SAILOR
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134978
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Good condition.

Blue cloth with picture of ship to front cover. Colour frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffing to covers, grubby marks. Front joint next to frontis is cracked and a bit weak. Some foxing.

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THE COXWAIN'S BRIDE OR THE RISING TIDE AND OTHER TALES
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134976
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with titles and pictures to covers. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; a few small splits to cloth at top and tail of spine. Foxing.

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THE WORLD OF ICE
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Savile Lumley.
Stock no. 2134975
Published by P.R. Gawthorn Ltd.. Circa 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Youth Classics Series. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Colour frontis. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with creasing, chips and tears; some grubby marks.

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GASCOYNE THE SANDAL-WOOD TRADER
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134965
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

A Tale of the Pacific. Red cloth with picture to front cover. B/w frontis. Spine is faded. Prize plate to front endpaper. Marks to covers. Foxing.

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THE GORILLA HUNTERS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne.
Stock no. 2134964
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A tale of the Wilds of Africa. Blue cloth with dark brown/red titles and decorations. Colour frontis. Some browning to covers. Inscriptions in ink to front pastedown and endpaper. Foxing and page browning. Wrapper is creased with browning and foxing; some chips of loss.

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ENID BLYTON'S ADVENTURE TREASURY
Written by Enid Blyton; Mary Cadogan; Norman Wright.
Stock no. 1321196
Published by Hodder Children's Books. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. A classic selection of short stories, poems and extracts drawn from the best Enid Blyton adventure writing. Compiled by Cadogan and Wright, with a foreword by Helen Cresswell and a personal memoir from Gillian Baverstock. ISBN: 0340765135. SIGNED by Norman Wright by means of a white sticker to half title-page ("for Liz All best wishes Norman Wright"). Spine and corners slightly bumped. Binding error means that two pages are not quite parted fully (lower corners folded over and not cut as they should be). Dustwrapper has a small tear to top of front panel.

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HUNTING THE LIONS & THE PIONEERS
Written by R.M. Ballantyne. Illustrated by Arthur Twidle; Henry Austin.
Stock no. 2134831
Published by Edward Hulton. Circa 1916. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with pictorial onlay to front cover. Title to front cover and spine is 'Hunting the Lions' only - but does contain the two books in one. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fading to spine. Scuffing to pictorial onlay. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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ADVENTURES IN LONDON
Written by James Douglas.
Stock no. 2134806
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with yellow/cream titles and decorations. Scuffing to front cover. Bumping and wear to covers, corners and spine. Front endpaper has what appears to be some bookworm 'eat' marks; a few also to half-title page. Page edge browning; some foxspots.

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