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GIMLET LENDS A HAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2129195
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A "King of the Commandos" adventure. Blue cloth, black titles. B/w pictures. 4 b/w plates. 189 pages. A few fade marks to spine. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some small splits to corners and sides of spine; some tape repairs to verso.
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LESLIE DEXTER CADET
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by Norman Hepple.
Stock no. 2129099
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1937. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An adventure story for boys. Dark blue cloth pictorial cloth. Front covers shows ship at docks, spine shows sailor looking out. Yellow/cream titles. 6 b/w plates. Top edge blue. 255 pages. Light bumping along cover edges. A few marks and light foxspots to outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with large tear to base of spine; a few marks; some chips and nicks, but minimal loss.
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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2129044
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. 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. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks.
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A KNIGHT OF THE WHITE CROSS
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Ralph Peacock.
Stock no. 2129022
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1896. Very good condition.

A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes. Dark green and gilt pictorial cloth. 12 b/w plates plus portrait of Henty and a plan. 392 pages plus 32 pages catalogue. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Tape glue mark to front endpaper. Front joint is cracked. Some foxing. A few hinges are lightly pulled.
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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 2125667
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby marks to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and edge-tears and chips; marks to rear cover, including partially erased pencil tick marks.
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DAVENTRY'S QUEST
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by P.A. Jobson.
Stock no. 2124388
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with dark titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 254 pages. Some browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped with a few small closed tears.
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BIGGLES AND THE BLACK MASK
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1609492
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1964. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Biggles uncovers the existence of an International Criminal Network. Spine and corners bumped. Creasing to front board. Foxing to outer page edges. Price-cut wrapper is creased and edge worn with some chips.
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ROBINSON CRUSOE
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by J. Ayton Symington.
Stock no. 1507155
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Children's Illustrated Classics. Green and cream decorated cloth with brown title. Colour plates & b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped. Light foxing to text block. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, spine slightly faded, faint stains to rear panel.
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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1406634
Published by Blackie & Son. Very good condition.

Dark green pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384pp plus Blackie's Book List. A Tale of the Huguenot Wars. Early reprint. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing especially to endpapers and booklist pages. Ticks to illustration list. Plates all present and in very good condition.
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THE AMIR'S RUBY
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by W. Edward Wigfull.
Stock no. 1812679
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown pictorial front cover and spine. Black titles to spine and front cover. 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. Front endpaper MISSING. Boards clean. Minor foxing/browning to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with small amounts of loss at corners and top & tail of spine, grubby.
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GIMLET'S ORIENTAL QUEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 2121094
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A 'King of the Commandos' Adventure. 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. Green cloth, colour frontis. 8 b/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A small piece of label stuck to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; a little loss.
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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1405183
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1894. Slightly better than good condition.

Dark red pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384 pages plus Blackie's Book List. A tale of the Huguenot wars. Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Some light marks to covers. Front joint badly cracked and rear joint beginning to crack. Bumping to bottom of rear board. Several hinges are cracked leaving the binding a little loose. Name to top of front endpaper on both front and verso. Inscription in ink to half title page. Some foxing to page edges otherwise contents generally clean.
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