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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.