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ALL SUMMER THROUGH
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
Stock no. 1317018
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a 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. Spine bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped, loss to top of spine and minimal loss at edges. Clear tape repairs on verso. Rear panel of dustwrapper is slightly grubby.
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1814790
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.
"The Sunshine Series". Pictorial boards, cloth spine. 16 colour plates. 128 pages. 10 x 7.25". Tape marks and surface paper damage to lower spine and gutter edgesx. Corners worn. Spine browned.
WE DAREN'T GO A'HUNTING
Written by Elinor Lyon. Illustrated by Elinor Lyon.
Stock no. 1208891
Published by Fidra Books. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.
Another adventure of Ian and Sovra who in "The House in Hiding" built a secret camp in a mysterious deserted village. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w text illustrations. 194 pages. Includes a brief autobiography of the author. ISBN: 0955191068.
HELD FAST FOR ENGLAND
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1814692
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1892. Good condition.
A Tale of the siege of Gibraltar (1779-83) Brown pictorial cloth. 7 b/w plates, 2 views and a map. All edges green. Spine worn with title fading and top & tail of cloth frayed. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Joints split. Internal hinges pulled but binding still tight. Grubby margin marks.
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Stanley L. Wood.
Stock no. 1814682
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1900. Good condition.
Scarlet pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Grey endpapers. All edges green 8 b/w plates. 352pp plus book list. Corners rubbed and bumped. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown. Name in ink to verso of frontis. Front hinge split. Internal hinges pulled. Foxing throughout. All plates present. Four line rhyme, politically incorrect, to rear pastedown in ink.
THE GIRLS OF GWYNFA
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 2123814
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Red/orange cloth, with black titles and borders. Colour frontis. 310 pages + 16 page booklist to rear. Spine is bumped and faded. Spotting to covers. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-torn and chipped with some loss.
THE WHITE STAG
Written by Kate Seredy. Illustrated by Kate Seredy.
Stock no. 2123582
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
The epic story of the migration of the Huns and Magyars. Red cloth, title and vignette. Decorated endpapers. Striking b/w illustrations throughout. Covers are unevenly faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some foxing also to page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with piece of loss to top of spine; also to top of rear panel; a few tape repairs to verso. Some foxing.
THE SECRET OF THE GORGE
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1316825
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Beige boards, green titles. Endpapers are maps. Top edge of text block is green. An exciting Lone Pine adventure Rear cover is marked, slight mark to front cover. Tiny indentation to edge of front cover. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Neat name and address in blue biro to lower corner of half-title. Some neat colouring to the maps on the endpapers. Old tape marks to endpapers and foxspots to outer page edges. Price-cut wrapper has old tape marks, mainly to flaps but some show through to the front illustration slightly. Minimal rubbing and creasing to wrapper.
BUNKLE BOUGHT IT
Written by M. Pardoe. Illustrated by Julie Neild.
Stock no. 1407126
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1946. Slightly better than good condition.
Red cloth, black title to spine. 228 pages. B/w illustrations. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine is browned. Covers are marked. Prelims have been removed and title page is stuck in with clear tape. Couple of hinges are cracked. Light pink mark to edge of rear endpapers. Foxing, mainly to page edges. Some margin marks. Creasing to a few pages.
BUNKLE BEGAN IT
Written by M. Pardoe. Illustrated by Julie Neild.
Stock no. 1407124
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1944. Slightly better than good condition.
Pink cloth, dark title to spine and vignette to front. B/w text illustrations. 198 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Uneven fading especially to rear board. Covers marked, including small dark spots to rear board. Surface paper damage to front pastedown where writing has been erased. Xmas 1944 and remains of a label to front pastedown. Rear joint beginning to crack. Some foxing, mainly to page edges.
A MYSTERIOUS INHERITANCE
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by Cyrus Cuneo.
Stock no. 1407109
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1915. Slightly better than good condition.
A Story of Adventure in British Columbia. Four sisters are all hard at work earning their livelihoods in Quebec when they receive a windfall which greatly alters their prospects. Maroon and yellow pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 352 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Boards are mottled and rubbed. Joints and several hinges badly cracked meaning binding is a little loose. Inscription to half-title page. Plates all present but one is loose and frontis has a mark on one margin. Top of text block is dusty.
THE SECRET OF THE EVERGLADES
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 1407107
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Slightly better than good condition.
A Story of Adventure in Florida. Grey pictorial cloth with dark blue titles. 4 b/w plates. 240 pages plus 32 page book list. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Rear panel slightly grubby. Endpapers and prelims browned. Some hinges cracked. A few light foxspots. Comment written in margin of one page. All plates present but two are detached.