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ROBINSON CRUSOE
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by J. Ayton Symington.
Stock no. 1319195
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Children's Illustrated Classics. Red boards with black title labels and gilt titles. Colour plates & b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Blue pictorial wrapper is lightly scuffed and faded to spine.

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BRAVE DEEDS FOR BRITISH BOYS
Written by Charles Michael.
Stock no. 2133242
Published by S. W. Partridge & Co.. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Decorated red cloth and spine. B/w full page illustrations, colour frontis plate. 174 pages + 32 page catalogue to rear. Bumping, wear and marks to covers. Bookplate, small labels/names in ink etc. to prelims of book. Foxing and browning, mostly to outer page edges. A reading copy.

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BIGGLES AND THE POOR RICH BOY
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2133071
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Another case from the records of Biggles and the Special Air Police. Brown boards. Green titles. Colour frontis. 182 pages. Some fading to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few margin marks; and marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is damp marked to verso, with some wrinkling; nicks and chips at edges, but minimal loss.

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BIGGLES FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2132711
Published by The Children's Book Club. Good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow boards, black title to spine. 190 pages. Uneven fading/spotting - possible damp to covers, which also has large dent along one edge. Name and address in ink on label stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing. Pages browned. Wrapper is torn and nearly detached all way down one edge; some loss, but front and rear panels are mostly complete.

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A SUB AND A SUBMARINE
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Edward S. Hodgson.
Stock no. 1318750
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Four b/w illustrations including frontis. Two-tone blue pictorial boards. 256 pages. An adventure story set in World War I. Boards clean. Spine slightly bumped and cocked. Foxing to prelims and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, slightly grubby to rear panel.

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PIRATES OF THE AIR
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 1818827
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1936. Good condition.

Orange/brown boards, black title label to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Part of The Ace Series. Spine browned, boards grubby. Text block browned. Name & address in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing present. All plates correct.

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DRUMS OF WAR
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818824
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1957. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A story set at the end of the American Civil War. Red boards, Black titles and vignette to front. Colour frontis. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Foxing to top edge of text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.

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THE BLACK HAWK
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818823
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1936. Almost very good condition.

The "Ace" Series, books of flying adventures. Light green cloth boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. Small nick to top and tail of spine. Spine cocked. Front board bowed. Contents browned. Hinge next to plate facing page 76 is pulled showing glue to edge of plate.

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THE SCARLET SQUADRON
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818819
Published by The Ace Publishing Company. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates. Boards marked, spine slightly faded. Slight fraying to top & tail of spine. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Contents browned and a few hinges pulled. All plates present.

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CAPTAIN ROBIN HOOD SKYWAYMAN
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818818
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Very good condition.

The "Ace" Series, books of Flying Adventures. Blue boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. Early reprint. Vertical crease to spine. A few foxspots mainly to prelims, text block browned.

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THE SHADOW OF THE GUILLOTINE
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818794
Published by Popular Library. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

Beige cloth boards, black title to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Spine browned and foxed. Name and adress in ink to front endpaper, written twice. Grubby marks to front endpaper. Text block browned. All plates present.

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PORSON'S FLYING SERVICE
Written by George E. Rochester.
Stock no. 1818791
Published by Popular Library. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth boards with black title to spine. 4 b/w plates. 247 pages. Boards marked and bumped. Text block browned. Some foxing present mainly to endpapers and margins. All plates present.

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