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TOM SWIFT AND HIS AIRSHIP
Written by Victor Appleton II.
Stock no. 1317260
Published by Applewood Books. 1st thus 1992. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The stirring cruise of the Red Cloud. Facsimile edition. Cream pictorial boards. B/w plates. 216 pages. ISBN: 1557091773. Spine slightly bumped. Light foxing to textblock. Gold publisher's sticker to front free-endpaper ("bringing the past alive"). Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with a few small tears at edges.

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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1317252
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. Spine slightly bumped, some light rubbing to cover edges. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.

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WILLIAM AND THE POP SINGERS
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Henry Ford.
Stock no. 2124593
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt lettering. Vignette of William saluting to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Top corner of rear cover has been slightly nibbled. Pale page edge browning and foxing otherwise contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is worn and creased with old tape marks (some tape still present) to spine and corners, cup marks to front panel and staining on verso.

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DAN DARE PILOT OF THE FUTURE THE DELUXE COLLECTORS EDITION
Written by Mike Higgs. Illustrated by Frank Hampson.
Stock no. 2124553
Published by Patrick Hawkey. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Very large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour comic strip story. A facsimile reproduction of the very first Dan Dare story, devised and illustrated by Frank Hampson, as it originally appeared in the Eagle Magazine Vol. 1, No. 1, April 1950 through to Vol. 2 No. 25, September 1951. ISBN: 0948248459. Spine is faded with some wear and small nicks. Scuffing to covers. Front joint is partially cracked. Contents are still excellent.

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FROM THE PENNY DREADFUL TO THE HA'PENNY DREADFUL
Written by Robert J. Kirkpatrick.
Stock no. 2124522
Published by The British Library; Oak Knoll Press. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Bibliographic History of the Boys' Periodical in Britain 1762-1950. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9780712309547. SIGNED by author to title page. Light bumping to base of spine. Contents are fine. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE JENNINGS COMPANION
Written by David Bathurst.
Stock no. 2124510
Published by Summersdale. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red pictorial cardwraps. Fossilised fish hooks! Crystallised cheesecakes! This book is the definitive companion volume to the 25 Jennings titles that appeared between 1950 and 1995. ISBN: 1873475497. SIGNED by author to title page. Spine is faded.

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THAT'S JENNINGS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Rodney Sutton.
Stock no. 2124509
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt titles to spine. Last of the Jennings books. Incorrect ISBN 0333611330 printed on publisher information page in some books. 121 pages. ISBN: 0333617932. SIGNED by author to title page. Some very light browning to wrapper spine.

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ACCORDING TO JENNINGS
Written by Anthony Buckeridge.
Stock no. 2124507
Published by Collins. 1st 1954. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A space craze sweeps the school! Red cloth, black titles to spine. Colour frontis. 4 b/w illustrations. 255 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some chips, but minimal loss.

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BACKING UP BILLY BUNTER
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1610177
Published by Cassell & Co.. 3rd 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Poor Bunter was in the worst possible situation - he had jolly well got to work for a scholarship to stay on at Greyfriars! Light blue boards, red titles. 224 pages. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Corners bumped. Inscription to front endpaper. Outer page edges marked. Wrapper is edge creased and torn, with some minor loss; scuffed with some surface damage along edges.

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BILLY BUNTER'S BOLT
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1610176
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 224 pages. Spine and corners bumped; a bit of discolouration along edges. Grubby marks to outer page edges, and last few pages. Some scattered marks throughout book. Wrapper is a little grubby and scuffed, edge creased and torn with a little loss; strengthened with tape across top of front panel.

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BUNTER THE VENTRILOQUIST
Written by Frank Richards. Illustrated by C.H. Chapman.
Stock no. 1610175
Published by Cassell. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, green titles to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. 217 pages. Spine bumped. Inscription in heavy black pen to front endpaper. pencil ticks to list of titles. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge creased and torn; slightly grubby.

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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2124454
Published by Brockhampton Press. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Hampton Library. A desperate treasure hunt in siamese jungle, which began harmlessly enough as a fishing holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Gimlet and 'Cub' Peters lead an expedition to vindicate a dead man's faith. Blue mottled boards. B/w illustrations. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with tear to top of spine and a couple of nicks.

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