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RACUNDRA'S FIRST CRUISE
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1318494
Published by Jonathan Cape. 5th 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Illustrated from the author's own photographs. Spine bumped, slight spotting to spine edges. A few page corner tips creased. Endpapers and textblock foxed. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased, 0.5" loss to top of spine.

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THREE JOLLY SAILORS AND ME
Written by Will Owen. Illustrated by Will Owen.
Stock no. 2130175
Published by T. Nelson & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1919. Good condition.

Large format. Green cloth; black title to spine, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. Story in verse. Heavy wear to covers. Bumping to corners. scuffing to onlay, with piece of edge loss. First couple of pages are edge-creased with a couple of tears. Some colouring. Grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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A DEATHLESS STORY OR THE 'BIRKENHEAD' AND ITS HEROES
Written by A.C. Addison; W.H. Matthews.
Stock no. 2124574
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. Good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine and small vignette to front cover. Being the only full and authentic account of the famous shipwreck extant, founded on collected official, documentary, and personal evidence, and containing the narratives and lives of actors in the most glorious ocean tragedy in history. B/w plates. Covers are very heavily damp stained - so that they look almost mottled. Joints are cracked; some weakening to binding. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing and some page browning. Still a good reading copy.

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CUSTARD
Written by Nea W. Ensor. Illustrated by Nea W. Ensor.
Stock no. 1314786
Published by Nea W. Ensor. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story for children of the splendid ship "Dragon-fly". Custard is a cowardly member of the crew! Oblong format. Plain white boards, punched holes to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Light foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, some light foxing to endpapers. A couple of grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is browned and foxed with edge wear and minimal loss. Printed by Kyle, Palmer & Co. Ltd of Kuala Lumpur.

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JACK'S BIG RACE
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1312750
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Large format. ISBN: 0862648084. SIGNED by the artist to title-page. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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JACK'S BIG RACE
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2001078
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Large format. ISBN: 0862648084. SIGNED by author. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE TALE OF ADMIRAL MOUSE
Written by Bernard Stone. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1710160
Published by Andersen Press Ltd.. 1st 1981. Fine condition.

Sequel to The Charge of the Mouse Brigade. White glazed pictorial boards. White decorated endpapers with repetitive blue mouse pattern. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862640091.

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CALICUT LENDS A HAND
Written by Aubrey De Selincourt. Illustrated by Guy De Selincourt.
Stock no. 1309292
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, burgundy title to spine and vignette to front cover. 309 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Rear joint cracked. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss at spine and corners and is slightly browned, particularly to spine.

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THREE SAILOR GIRLS
Written by E.E. Cowper.
Stock no. 1804597
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1922. Very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and blind decoration to front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis. Spine faded. Inscription in ink to front free endpaper. Some foxing.

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NOEL HOWARD MIDSHIPMAN
Written by E.R.G.R. Evans. Illustrated by Cuneo.
Stock no. 1703445
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and b/w plates. 246 pages Covers scuffed, spine faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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THE WAY OF A SHIP
Written by Derek Lundy.
Stock no. 1801180
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail. A work of fiction. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0224061399.

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THE SNACKBOAT SAILS AT NOON!
Written by Nancy Breary. Illustrated by Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 382661
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1946. Very good condition.

Orange cloth, black titles. B/w illustrations. 208 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly darkened, some light fading to rear cover edges. A yellow stain affects the front cover. Name and address in ink to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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