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TWO THOUSAND YEARS AGO OR, THE ADVENTURES OF A ROMAN BOY
Written by Rev. A.J. Church.
Stock no. 1324323
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1904. Very good condition.

New Edition. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 384 pages plus 32 page catalogue to rear. Spine slightly bumped and faded. Tiny splash mark to rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown and name plate to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock.

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A THANE OF WESSEX
Written by Chas W. Whistler. Illustrated by W.H. Margetson.
Stock no. 1324290
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1913. Very good condition.

Being a story of the great Viking raids into Somerset. Red pictorial cloth with gilt title to front and title label to spine. 4 b/w plates. 288 pages plus 16 page catalogue to rear. Spine bumped. Some light scuffing to covers. Prize plate and a small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Name plate to verso of half title-page. Foxing to textblock, top edge of textblock slightly dusty.

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CAPTAIN OF DRAGOONS
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1324268
Published by Oxford University Press. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oxford Children's Library Edition. A novel about the Duke of Marlborough's campaign against the French in Europe. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0192770659. Ex-lib (school). Spine and corners bumped. Some marks to covers where glue from laminate covering dustwrapper has seeped. Some light page browning. Ink stamp of school to front free-endpaper. Spotting to textblock. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear laminate (by publisher). Barcode label to rear panel of wrapper (on laminate).

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THE CORNET OF HORSE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by H. Petherick.
Stock no. 1324246
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington Ltd. 1888. Very good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth with some gilt. 8 b/w plates plus 5 plans of battle-fields. 278 pages + catalogue to rear. Binding has been professionally repaired with some loose pages reinserted, broken endpapers repaired with cloth and recased with hollow back to spine. Spine bumped. Cloth very slightly grubby. Prize inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some light fingering and foxing to pages and textblock.

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THE HILLS OF VARNA
Written by Geoffrey Trease. Illustrated by Treyer Evans.
Stock no. 1323981
Published by Knight Books. 1st thus 1964. Very good condition.

Paperback edition. A black knight book. 222 pages. B/w illustrations. Corners tips of covers and pages slightly creased. Neat barcode label stuck to rear cover, plus a white sticker covering printed prices.

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MOHAWK VALLEY
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 1323978
Published by Oxford University Press. 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting and fast-moving story of the early days in North America. Green boards. B/w text illustrations. 226 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear film which is adhesive on verso, the glue has leaked onto the book covers a little (see photos).

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WAVERLEY OR 'TIS SIXTY YEARS SINCE
Written by Walter Scott. Illustrated by Godefroy Durand.
Stock no. 1824321
Published by Franklin Library. 1st thus 1981. Nearly fine condition.

The story of Edward Waverley, a naïve, sensitive young man who is posted to Scotland with his regiment, and becomes caught between the clans of the Jacobite Rising and the forces of the Hanoverian regime. First published in 1814. Brown leather spine with 3 raised bands, gilt title and tooling. Brown cloth boards with gilt tooling pattern. Marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Personal bookplate to front pastedown, a few minor spots to top edge of text block, else appears unread.

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THE RED AND THE BLACK
Written by Stendhal. Illustrated by Jean Paul Quint.
Stock no. 1824320
Published by Franklin Library. 1st thus 1981. Nearly fine condition.

A historical psychological novel first published in 1830. Translated from the French by Charles Tergie. Grey leather spine with 3 raised bands, gilt title and tooling pattern. Dark grey cloth boards with gilt tooling patterns. Marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Personal bookplate to front pastedown else appears unread.

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MENHARDOC
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by C.J. Staniland.
Stock no. 1323787
Published by Blackie & Son. Circa 1888. Almost very good condition.

A story of Cornish nets and mines. Brown pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates. vii + 352 pages + 48 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few spots to covers. Prize inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing, mainly to textblock but also effecting the page margins.

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WHEN BEATTY KEPT THE SEAS
Written by Frank H. Shaw. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1323785
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1917. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 4 colour plates. 312 pages. Reprint in same year as first edition. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Child's heavy pencil inscription to front pastedown. Vertical crease to centre of front free-endpaper. Foxing. One plate is loose but all still present.

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THE WHITE TRAIL
Written by Alexander MacDonald. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1323783
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1925. Good condition.

A story of the early days of Klondike. Green pictorial cloth. 8 b/w plates plus a b/w map of the Klondike Goldfields. 392 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn with small split to base of spine. Name plate to front pastedown. Prize inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Page 303 is detatached but still present with slightly ragged edges and a grubby margin at top.

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THE BAYMOUTH SCOUTS
Written by Tom Bevan. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1323779
Published by The Religious Tract Society. Slightly better than good condition.

A story of the Napoleon Scare. Attractive red pictorial cloth. 3 colour plates. 281 pages plus 6 page booklist to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Rear cover is slightly grubby and spine is slightly darkened. There is heavy foxing throughout. Prize plate and name plate to front pastedown both partially removed. Hinges pulled but binding still tight.

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