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CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2124653
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1961. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Bottom of covers/pages are a bit bowed. Wrapper is edge-chipped with large pale damp mark to rear panel, which is wrinkled.

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THE STORY OF CAPTAIN COOK
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2124652
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561 - Adventures From History. Buff boards with colour vignette. Colour illustrations. Light foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips; some grubby marks and fading to spine. Old ink numbers to top of front wrapper flap.

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WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2124650
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Ink name to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped with some grubby marks; minimal loss.

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SIR WALTER RALEIGH
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2124649
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Bumping to spine and some browning. Names in ink to front endpaper and front wrapper flap. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are bright. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears; faded to spine.

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DAVID LIVINGSTONE
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2124648
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Bumping to corners. Light foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears; some grubby marks.

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JULIUS CAESAR AND ROMAN BRITAIN
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2124647
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Wrapper is edge-creased with some surface paper damage to front panel; a couple of holes of loss; nicks to spine and a couple of edges.

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MARCO POLO
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 2124646
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Some foxing to covers. Contents are bright. Wrapper is faded to spine, with a few edge-chips.

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BUCKINGHAM: THE LIFE AND POLITICAL CAREER OF GEORGE VILLIERS, FIRST DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM 1592-1628
Written by Roger Lockyer.
Stock no. 1815850
Published by Longman. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0582502969. Light rubbing to board edges. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and lightly edge-rubbed.

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BOY
Written by Roald Dahl.
Stock no. 1317261
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Autobiography. ISBN: 0224029851. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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WALTER POWELL'S GWENT
Written by Christabel Powell. Illustrated by Christabel Powell.
Stock no. 1815781
Published by The Starling Press. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An architectural biography of a 17th century diarist. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951036300. Previous owner's small name & address label stuck across front flap of dustwrapper and front pastedown hence dustwrapper cannot be removed without causing surface paper damage. Top edge of dustwrapper lightly creased.

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NICOLSON VC
Written by Peter D. Mason.
Stock no. 1610249
Published by Geerings Of Ashford Ltd.. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The full and authorised biography of James Brindley Nicolson, the only pilot of Fighter Command in World War II to be awarded the Victoria Cross. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951304291. Small red sticker to front endpaper.

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JEAN BATTEN THE GARBO OF THE SKIES
Written by Ian Mackersey.
Stock no. 1610243
Published by MacDonald. c. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jean Batten was one of the great aviation megastars of the 1930s but who disappeared mysteriously in 1982. B/w photos. 465 pages. ISBN: 0356195732. Foxing to textblock. Wrapper is edge creased, with some marks and scratch to rear panel.

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