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THE SWALLOWS & AMAZONS ADVENTURES (6 VOLUME SET)
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome; Nancy Blackett.
Stock no. 1816941
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Boxed set of 6 of the 'Swallows & Amazons' titles: Swallows and Amazons; Swallowdale; Peter Duck; Pigeon Post; We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea; The Picts and the Martyrs. Contained in publisher's slipcase, just lightly scuffed.
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KIDNAPPED
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.
Stock no. 2128675
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1913. Very good condition.

The Adventures of David Balfour. Large format. Green cloth with large pictorial onlay to front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour title page and plates. Fold-out map. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. One plate has slightly ragged edges and a few margin tears. Fold out map is creased.
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SEVEN WHITE GATES
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Bertram Prance.
Stock no. 2128635
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1ST 1944. Good condition.

A Lone Pine Story. Red cloth, black titles. Full-page b/w illustrations plus b/w maps to the endpapers. 200 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some splitting to cloth at top and tail of spine; fraying to cloth. Joints are a bit cracked. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few margin marks, else contents are generally very good.
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SALLY BAXTER GIRL REPORTER - THE GREEK GODDESS
Written by Sylvia Edwards.
Stock no. 2128488
Published by World Distributors Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green and white decorative boards. No illustrations. 185 pages. Bump to spine. A little browning to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks.
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THE SUMMER OF THE GREAT SECRET
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 1816760
Published by Collins. 1958. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An adventure involving smugglers, midnight feasts and a ghost. Blue boards, silver title and vignette. 256 pages. Seagull Library edition. A few minor marks to boards. Name & address in ink to front endpaper. Browning to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with slight loss and creased.
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GREEN TRAIL
Written by Shirley Faulkner-Horne. Illustrated by Peter Biegel.
Stock no. 1816525
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with red title label and gilt title to spine. Full-page b/w illustrations. 189 pages. The exciting story of the Paisley children who set out to outwit a gang of crooks. A few marks to boards. Light browning to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is Rubbed at edges, slightly faded to spine and slightly grubby to rear panel.
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TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH
Written by Ranulph Fiennes.
Stock no. 2126631
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Story of the Transglobe Expedition 1979-82. Colour photos. ISBN: 0340252774. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a browned spine.
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UNBROKEN: AN EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF COURAGE AND SURVIVAL
Written by Laura Hillenbrand.
Stock no. 2126202
Published by Fourth Estate. 1ST 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A World War Two airman, Louis Zamperini, embarks on a journey that led to a doomed flight, a tiny raft, and thousands of miles of open ocean. Brown boards, red foil title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780007378012. Some light bumping along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.
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THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2125672
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine is bumped and faded with browning. Front cover is a bit bowed, with fading to edges. Rear cover also has fading to edges. Page browning.
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TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
Written by Jules Verne. Illustrated by W.J. Aylward.
Stock no. 2125091
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1941. Slightly better than very good condition.

Scribner Illustrated Classics Series. Dark cloth with gilt title to spine; large pictorial onlay to front cover. 4 colour plates. Spine is a bit browned. A few light marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are excellent.
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ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRY MEN
Written by Sara Hawks Sterling. Illustrated by Rowland Wheelwright.
Stock no. 2125029
Published by J. Coker & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine, black titles. Pictorial front cover shows two merry men fighting on a wooden bridge. Colour plates. Spine a bit faded with a few marks. Wear and chipping along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins.
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MYSTERY AT WITCHEND
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Bertram Prance.
Stock no. 1317255
Published by George Newnes Limited. 12th 1967. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Lone Pine adventure. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 7.5 x 5". 248 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Pale page browning. Dustwrapper is just a little worn with slight loss to top of spine.
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