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ESPECIALLY JENNINGS!
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by D. Mays.
Stock no. 1506630
Published by Collins. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Pale grey boards, red titles to spine. Top edge red. 4 b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some light browning to cover edges and an odd fox spot. A couple of small marks to endpapers and a few fox spots to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with creasing to top and bottom of front panel, tear with creasing to top of rear panel, loss from top of spine. Slightly grubby.
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JENNINGS AND DARBISHIRE
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 1406139
Published by Collins. 1955. Almost very good condition.

Jennings receives a printing set! Colour frontis. Red boards. Top edges red. 256 pages. Spine, corners and board edges bumped. Spine a little browned. Small dent in middle of spine. Tiny tear in cloth at bottom of spine. Address label at bottom of front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to prelims and page edges.
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THE COLLECTOR'S BOOK OF BOYS' STORIES
Written by Eric Quayle.
Stock no. 1506566
Published by Studio Vista. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The author traces the development of this fiction genre, and proves that it is as rich a source of pleasure for the book collector as for the young reader. Large format. Red/brown cloth with silver title to spine. Photographs by Gabriel Monro. 160 pages. ISBN: 028970412X. Spine bumped. A little wear to lower corners. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears and chips. Also a little grubby in spine area.
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THE BIG FAT BUNTER BOOK
Written by Frank Richards; Mike Higgs; Mary Cadogan.
Stock no. 1406057
Published by Hawk Books Limited. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A volume which collects together a variety of different formats in which Bunter appears with particular emphasis on his illustrated appearances in magazines and comic papers. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles and illustration to front cover. 290 pages. 10.5 x 7.5". ISBN: 0948248025. Slight bumping to spine. Browning to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn.
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TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS
Written by Thomas Hughes; An Old Boy.
Stock no. 1506519
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1889. Good condition.

Small format 6 x 4". Green cloth with black titles and lines, ivy decoration to top and bottom. B/w illustrations. 360 pages plus publication list. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Spine darkened. Front joint and one hinge cracked. First page is half-title page so possibly missing a front endpaper. Browning to half-title, rear endpapers and tissue guard to frontis. Contents very good. Book leans to one side.
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BIGGLES CUTS IT FINE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Studio Stead.
Stock no. 1406049
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 3rd 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with black titles. 6 colour plates. 159 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine bumped. Neat name and address to front pastedown. Browning to endpapers. Some foxing to text block otherwise contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn. Rear panel is grubby. Slight browning to verso.
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WILLIAM AND THE MASKED RANGER
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Henry Ford.
Stock no. 1406048
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1966. Slightly better than good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Gilt vignette of William saluting to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. A few small marks to covers. Front board is a little bowed. Blue ink spots to on page covering three words. Closed tear to page 163/4. Some foxing, mainly to page edges and endpapes. Dark marks to bottom of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with tears to top and bottom of spine and rear fold. Rear panel is heavily creased. Some pencil writing to rear flap. Some foxing.
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BIGGLES GOES TO SCHOOL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405906
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Even in his schooldays Biggles attracted adventure. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Yellow and black full-page illustrations. 193 pages. Spine bumped. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing mostly to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few tears. Spine is faded. Panels are scuffed. Top of rear panel is creased. Browned on verso.
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BIGGLES IN MEXICO
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1405905
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, red title to spine. 6 colour plates. 184 pages. Spine a little bumped. Browned tape marks to both paste downs. Inscription in red pen to front endpaper. Contents very good. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn. Browned tape marks to edges of both flaps. Small tape mark to front flap. Rear panel a little grubby.
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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405902
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Browned tape mark to endpapers. Couple of grubby marks to margins otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased. Front panel and spine scuffed. Rear panel is grubby. Small cut to rear flap. Damp mark to bottom of spine. Couple of pale read marks to verso of wrapper.
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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405898
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Hampton Library edition. Orange mottled boards. 184 pages Spine and corners a little bumped. Pages browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn with closed tears to front panel which are mended on verso with clear tape. Spine and rear cover a little grubby. Front panel a little creased.
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BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1405896
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black lettering to front cover and spine. Black vignette of legionnaire and fort on front cover. 6 colour plates. 190 pages. Light marks to edge of boards. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. A few margin marks. Pencil scribble to verso of frontis and one other plate. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some small tears and a little loss to top of rear panel. Wrapper is grubby. A little pencil scribble to verso.
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