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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.
Stock no. 2123498
Published by Folio Society. As new condition.

Brown cloth, elaborate gilt decoration. Colour plates. Contained in a fine slip-case. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED!
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A HEROINE OF THE SEA
Written by Bessie Marchant. Illustrated by A.M. M'Lellan.
Stock no. 1407106
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1919. Almost very good condition.

Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 288 pages. Colour frontis plus 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small split to cloth at bottom of spine. Gilt is rubbed on spine. Book leans a little to one side. Rear joint cracked. Inscription to front endpaper. Browning to prelims. Some foxing and fingering. Writing in the margin of one page. Plates all present.
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THE SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON
Written by Johann Rudolph Wyss. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1507598
Published by The Heirloom Library. 1957. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Light orange decorated cloth. Illustrated white endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. Part of the Heirloom Library. 255 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers. Small bump to top edge of front cover. Spine browned. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown. A little foxing/browning. Dustwrapper is edge worn, torn and chipped. Front flap is almost detached. Some loss, mainly from top edge. Spine lightly browned, browning and foxing to verso.
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THE CIRCUS OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1507458
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 worn. Covers slightly grubby and foxed. Spine slightly faded. Name in pen to front endpaper. Light stain to outside edge of text block. A little foxing to text block. Contents very good.
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ESCAPE INTO DAYLIGHT
Written by Geoffrey Household.
Stock no. 1814145
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1976. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A gripping escape story for young readers. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0370109740. Light uneven fading to boards. Page browning. Foxspots to prelims and last few pages. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily foxed, rubbed at edges and faded to spine.
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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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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).
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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