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STRANGERS AT SNOWFELL
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Wynne.
Stock no. 1813774
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Jilly Family story. The Jillies start for Scotland but decide to leave the train when it is snowbound at Shap in Westmorland. Grey cloth with silver titles to spine. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations. 231 pages. Small pinhole to centre of spine of dustwrapper also affects corresponding area of spine boards. Foxing to prelims and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with slight loss, faded to spine.
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THE MASTER OF MARYKNOLL
Written by Malcolm Saville.
Stock no. 1813602
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1971. Good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

As Charles, Juliet and Simon play hide-and-seek with danger in the shadow of the hills encircling Ludlow, the story builds up to a terrific climax. A 'Buckingham' story, this is the new edition of the first story about Juliet and Simon Buckingham. Originally published in 1950 by Evans, this is the new revised edition. Dark blue cloth, gilt. 160 pages. ISBN: 0001606018. Ex-lib with library stamp to verso of title page. Front endpaper MISSING (torn out). Name in ink to top of page 11. Grubby marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
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THE CIRCUS OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1316496
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations. 316 pages. Spine bumped with some discolouration to top of. Light stain to rear cover. Name and address to front pastedown. Light page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and chipped with loss to spine and corners and browned to spine.
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THE ADVENTUROUS FOUR
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by E.H. Davie.
Stock no. 1316495
Published by Angus & Robertson Ltd.. 1st thus 1948. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Australian Edition. Blue cloth, dark blue titles to front and spine. 192 pages. B/w text illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Slight curve to front cover. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Pale page browning else contents clean. There is a slight crease to the edge of some of the pages. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby with loss, tape repairs on verso. A circular label has been removed from the front panel causing some surface paper damage.
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THE AMBERMERE TREASURE
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Marcia Lane Foster.
Stock no. 1813468
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

"The most thrilling adventure the Jillies have had". Blue boards, silver title to spine. Decorated endpapers. B/w illustrations. 210 pages. Light fading to top & tail of spine. Light browning to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and edge-worn with chips, faded to spine.
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STORIES OF ALPINE ADVENTURE AND BALLOON ADVENTURE
Written by Frank Mundell. Illustrated by Frank Dadd; et al..
Stock no. 1506647
Published by The Sunday School Union. Slightly better than good condition.

Two volumes in one book. Pale green cloth with tan titles and decorative vignette to front cover, gilt title block with black titles and decoration to spine. B/w plates and text illustrations. 158 pages for each volume. Spine bumped, worn and browned with two small splits to top edge. A little bumping and wear to corners. Covers grubby, small dark mark to front cover. Front joint badly cracked between title page and frontis, webbing showing. Hinges cracked causing binding to feel a little loose. Browning to endpapers and page edges. Foxing, mainly to endpapers.
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STORM AHEAD
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1506290
Published by Collins. 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The worst gale for many, many years is sweeping across Romney Marsh.... Red boards, black title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w text illustrations. 190 pages. Spine lightly bumped and slightly darkened. Name in pen to front endpaper. Small bookseller's label to rear endpaper. Lower corner of pages 95/96 and 97/98 creased. Small spot affects margins of pages 51-62. A little foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with nick to base of spine and front fold. A few small spots of surface paper damage to front panel, rear panel slightly grubby. Price sticker to front flap (6/-). Mark to rear flap from bookseller's label on endpaper. Some browning and foxing to verso.
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PUNCHBOWL MIDNIGHT
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1506283
Published by Collins. 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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. Lower corners bumped. Light bump to centre of slightly darkened spine. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some foxing, mainly to endpapers, prelims and text block. Dustwrapper is a little edge worn with a couple of small tears, rear panel is slightly grubby, light foxing and browning to verso.
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POCOMOTO - BRONCO BUSTER
Written by Rex Dixon. Illustrated by Jack Harman.
Stock no. 1506265
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pocomoto and Elmer, an old-timer bronco buster, set off to recapture a stallion which has broken loose and taken over the leadership of a wild horse herd. Red boards, dark titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 216 pages. Base of spine and top corners bumped. Small white mark to base of spine. Name, address and date in ink to front endpaper. Small bookseller's label to rear endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and text block, especially top edge of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss from top of spine and folds, small tear to base of front panel and a grubby rear panel. A little wear to spine, light foxing/browning on verso.
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THE CHESTERFIELD GOLD
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Piet Klaasse.
Stock no. 1506207
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Branxome family and their boat, Dabchick, find themselves in foreign waters, and involved in an exciting adventure full of mystery and thrills. Orange cloth covers with blue titles and vignettes. B/w illustrations. 252 pages. Spine a little bumped and very slightly browned. Lower corners bumped. Ink inscription to front pastedown, contents otherwise clean. A little light foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and browned to edges and rear panel with some foxing.
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THE ADVENTURES OF SAMUEL AND SELINA
Written by Jean C. Archer. Illustrated by Jean C. Archer.
Stock no. 1316133
Published by Grant Richards. 1st 1902. Very good condition.

Small format. The Dumpy Books For Children Series No. 13. Green cloth with dark green titles and borders. Colour illustrations. Spine and corners just a little bumped and rubbed. Some light browning to spine. Endpapers lightly browned. A couple of hinges are slightly pulled else contents are bright, clean and tight.
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THE MASTER OF MARYKNOLL
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Alice Bush.
Stock no. 1405710
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

An exciting story following the Buckingham's, set in Ludlow and Hereford. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. A little surface paper damage to both pastedowns. Foxing to page edges. Light brown marks to pages 42 & 43. Dustwrapper has been stuck to brown paper. Edge worn and chipped. Mark to bottom of front flap.Wrapper is grubby.
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