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Blue cloth, gilt titles, red, blue and beige illustrations to spine and front cover. 8 b/w plates plus 2 maps. All edges green. A story of the Liberation of Italy. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light scuffing and a few marks to covers. Initials in ink and a tiny booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Some heavy foxing to contents.
A tale of the third Afghan war. Green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 352 pages plus 16 page catalogue to rear. All edges are olivine. Spine and corners bumped, spine slightly darkened. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper and name in ink to half title-page. Foxing otherwise contents clean.
A story of moorland and wild. Blue pictorial cloth. 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to textblock and top edge of same is dusty.
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A Story of Atbara and Omdurman. Red pictorial cloth, gilt. 10 b/w plates plus 3 maps. 384 pages + 32 page booklist. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers scuffed and grubby. Library label (pencil markings erased) to front pastedown (no other evidence of this being an exlibrary copy). Inscription in ink and small booksellers embossed stamp to front free-endpaper. Hinges pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Foxing to verso of frontis. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.
A tale of the Indian Mutiny. Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 336 pages plus 16 page publication list to rear. All edges olivine. 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Some hinges pulled causing contents to be a little loose but still tightly bound. Grubby marks to some page margins. Some foxing.
A Tale of Wolfe and Quebec. Green pictorial cloth. 391 pages.. 6 b/w plates plus 3 maps. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light scuffing to covers. Pale browning to endpapers and some light foxing to contents.
A story of the days of Marlborough and Eugene. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 10 b/w plates (including 1 map and 1 plan). 418 pages, all edges olivine. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Gilt prize stamp to rear cover, prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. Some hinges pulled causing contents to be a little loose but still tightly bound.
Red pictorial cloth. 3 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly rubbed/grubby. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxing to contents. Hinge between frontis and title-page is cracked. Top edge of textblock is dusty.
Or, The Santa Cruz Revolution. The author was a Staff Surgeon in the Royal Navy. The book is based on his experiences and describes life aboard a 'modern' man-of-war. Dark green pictorial cloth. Cream title to front cover and spine. 8 b/w plates. 381 pages. Covers are edge worn, bumped and slightly grubby. Gilt school stamp to rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to contents. Binding error to one page which has been incorrectly cut, causing a tear to the lower margin.
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.
AT ABOUKIR AND ACRE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by William Rainey.
Stock no. 1403674
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.; William Briggs. 1st Canadian 1899. Slightly better than very good condition.
Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 3 battle plans. 352 pages + 32 page booklist. A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt. Spine is bumped, worn and faded. Corners are bumped and worn. Couple of marks to rear cover. Name and date to front endpaper. Transfer sticker has been stuck to half-title page with slight transfer of colour to opposite page. Endpapers a little browned. Foxing to prelims and page edges but most pages clean.
Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 8 b/w plates and 3 battle plans. 352 pages + 32 page booklist. A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt. Spine bumped, worn, browned and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Image on front cover is very worn. Covers marked and grubby. Rear joint and several hinges cracked. Inscription in ink to half title page. Endpapers are browned. All plates present but two plates are detached. Edges if these plates are grubby. Foxing and some grubby marks throughout.