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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 2124395
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine, in black box. B/w drawings throughout. Some light spotting to cover edges. Finger marks to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and edge-chipped with some loss, mostly to edges and top of spine.
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AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS
Written by Jules Verne; Charles Verral. Illustrated by Tom Gill.
Stock no. 2124311
Published by Purnell & Sons, Ltd.. Circa 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Golden Picture Classic. Large format. Red boards with gilt title to front cover. Colour illustrations throughout. 94 pages. Some page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tear holes to spine, other closed tears.
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THE THREE MUSKETEERS
Written by Alexandre Dumas; Marjorie Mattern. Illustrated by Hamilton Greene.
Stock no. 2124307
Published by Purnell & Sons, Ltd.. Circa 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Especially edited for 'The Golden Picture Classics Series'. Red boards, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Colour illustrations. Browning to a few pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks.
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TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Anne Terry White; Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Hamilton Greene.
Stock no. 2124304
Published by Publicity Products Limited. Circa 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Especially editied for the Golden Picture Classics. Large format. Red boards, gilt titles. Colour illustrations throughout. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips, but minimal loss.
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THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by Harry Brockway.
Stock no. 1317180
Published by Folio Society. 6th 2004. Very good condition.

Black spine with silver title. Black decorated boards. Introduction by Colin Ward. Wood engravings. Small split to top of spine at rear edge. Slipcase missing.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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NO SURRENDER
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.
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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.
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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 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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