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RENEGADE
Written by Robyn Young.
Stock no. 1819792
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Insurrection trilogy book 2. King Edward of England marches on Scotland his campaign to unite the British Isles under one crown inspired by an Arthurian prophecy. One man alone can thwart Edward's plan, Robert Bruce. A historical novel. ISBN: 9780340963678. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Text block lightly browned and a few pale foxspots present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and a little scuffed.

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THE GALLEON
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 1318961
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1971. Good condition in a 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. Ex-lib with labels, stamps and other library marks to preliminary pages. Spine and corners bumped, small faded patch at top of spine. Light tape mark to lower edge of front cover. Some brown marks (splash marks?) to front endpapers, also half-title. Textblock is just a little grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss at top of spine which is also faded and also have a patch of surface paper damage to base. Old tape to edges on verso has yellowed causing discolouration on front edges. Barcode label to rear panel of wrapper.

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THE PLAYER'S BOY
Written by Antonia Forest.
Stock no. 2132019
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with gilt title to spine. When Nicholas Marlow rode away from Colebride at midnight with his near namesake Kit Marlowe, his only thought was to escape from an unbearable situation... ISBN: 057109516X. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper has bottom corner of front panel cut off; browning and edge-creasing; a few small nicks.

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MOSS AND BLISTER
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Faith Jaques.
Stock no. 1318526
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Garfield's Apprentices Series. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 043494033X. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed and foxed on flaps and on verso.

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AUNT CHARLOTTE'S STORIES OF ENGLISH HISTORY
Written by Charlotte M. Yonge.
Stock no. 2131114
Published by Marcus Ward & Co.. 1884. Very good condition.

For the Little Ones. Red cloth with black/gilt titles and decorations to covers. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Front joint a little cracked. Foxing and page browning. Some tobacco odour.

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MENHARDOC
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by C.J. Staniland.
Stock no. 2130854
Published by Blackie & Son. Very good condition.

A story of Cornish nets and mines. New Edition. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 352 pages and 32 page booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Some margin marks.

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FOREST HEART
Written by Chris Tye.
Stock no. 2130056
Published by Lychgate Press. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Civil War Tale of a Forest of Dean Family. Card wraps. ISBN: 0953350703.

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OUTCAST
Written by Rosemary Sutcliff. Illustrated by Richard Kennedy.
Stock no. 1317673
Published by Oxford University Press. 4th 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A magnificent novel of Roman Britain. Blue cloth, silver title to spine. Full page b/w illustrations. 229 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper, name scribbled out. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners.

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THE CITY-ON-THE-WATER
Written by Betty Lee. Illustrated by Gareth Floyd.
Stock no. 2128260
Published by Hamish Hamilton Childrens Books. 1ST 1976. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. An Antelope Book. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0241894190.

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BOSTOCK AND HARRIS OR THE NIGHT OF THE COMET
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Martin Cottam.
Stock no. 2126422
Published by Kestrel Books. 1ST 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A sequel to "The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris". Blue boards, title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0722655290. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some scuffing; foxed to verso.

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PALADINS IN SPAIN
Written by Eleanor Farjeon. Illustrated by Katharine Tozer.
Stock no. 2126280
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1937. Good condition.

Green cloth, blue titles to spine. Colour frontis, five b/w illustrations. 168 pages. 8 x 5.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and some marks/scuffing to covers. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout.

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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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