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HISTORICAL STORY

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THE GALLEON
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 2125565
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An exciting story set in the Elizabethan period, Robert's ships foil a Papist plot to free Mary Queen of Scots from imprisonment in Wales. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0192713248. Bumping to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing and a few marks to outer page edges. Some page corners are creased. Wrapper has publisher's original duraseal cover attached to verso of wrapper, which has some creasing and browning.

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THE HAWK
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by Gareth Floyd.
Stock no. 2125564
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An adventurous and fast-moving tale set against a vivd picture of Elizabethan England. Green cloth, silver title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Some bumping to spine and corners. Couple of ink marks to outer page edges. Some margin marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; a little loss.

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ROBIN HOOD THE PRINCE OF OUTLAWS
Written by Carola Oman. Illustrated by S. Van Abbe.
Stock no. 2125187
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1952. Very good condition.

A tale of the fourteenth century from the 'Lytell Geste'. The Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Beige and green decorated cloth covers. Decorated endpapers. 8 colour plates, b/w line drawings. 242 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Crossed out name in ink to front pastedown. Free front endpaper has a small closed tear. Foxing to outer page edges and throughout. All plates present.

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BOWS AGAINST THE BARONS
Written by Geoffrey Trease. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1815998
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A rousing story of medieval England, of the clash between the rich and the poor, and above all of Robin Hood, leader of the people. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0340040432. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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ROBIN HOOD THE PRINCE OF OUTLAWS
Written by Carola Oman. Illustrated by S. Van Abbe.
Stock no. 1815961
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.; E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A tale of the fourteenth century from the 'Lytell Geste'. The Childrens Illustrated Classics series. Beige and green decorated cloth covers. Decorated endpapers. 8 colour plates, b/w line drawings. 242 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Foxing to text block. Price-cut pink pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and has uneven fading.

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THE ORIGINAL ROBIN HOOD: A TRANSLATION OF THE EARLY TALES
Written by John Sheffield. Illustrated by John Clark.
Stock no. 1815955
Published by John Sheffield. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition.

The earliest tales translated from the medieval English. Green cardwraps. Stapled booklet. 54 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950745707. Remains of old price-label to rear cover. Name and date in ink to inside front cover.

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BOWS AGAINST THE BARONS
Written by Geoffrey Trease. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1815954
Published by Elliott And Thompson Limited. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

A rousing story of medieval England, of the clash between the rich and the poor, and above all of Robin Hood. leader of the people, presented as the author believes he might have been. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 154 pages plus publisher adverts to rear. ISBN: 1904027261.

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QUEEN OF THE FALLS
Written by Chris Van Allsburg. Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg.
Stock no. 1815922
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Annie Taylor, a short, plump and fussy sixty-two-year-old widow resolves to find fame and fortune by being the first person to go over the thundering waters of Niagara Falls in a barrel... Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781849392723.

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STELLA AND THE FIRESHIPS
Written by Showell Styles.
Stock no. 1815764
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A masterly tale of fast-moving action around naval exploits at the time of Nelson. Red boards with gilt title to spine. 190 pages. ISBN: 0718305817. Small mark to rear board. Page browning. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE BOY FROM STINK ALLEY
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Douglas Bissett.
Stock no. 1814772
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story about the Mayflower, an absorbing reconstruction seen through the eyes of a boy who took part in the great adventure. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Top & tail of spine slightly shelf worn. 'Horncastle Library' written in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few minor chips.

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HELD FAST FOR ENGLAND
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1814692
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1892. Good condition.

A Tale of the siege of Gibraltar (1779-83) Brown pictorial cloth. 7 b/w plates, 2 views and a map. All edges green. Spine worn with title fading and top & tail of cloth frayed. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Joints split. Internal hinges pulled but binding still tight. Grubby margin marks.

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BIGGLES RECOUNTS THE FALKLANDS WAR
Written by Bernard Asso; Joel Rideau. Illustrated by Daniel Chauvin; Marcel Uderzo.
Stock no. 2123155
Published by Cinebook Ltd. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Cartoon strip style book. Biggles Recounts Series. A collection of real history books in which aviation plays the greater role. ISBN: 9781905460229. Book affected by tobacco odour.

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