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YOUNG RENNY
Written by Mazo De La Roche.
Stock no. 1828265
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1947. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Chronicles of the Whiteoak Family series. Adeline Whiteoak is at the height of her sway as a vigorous and domineering matriarch of eighty. Adeline's grandson, Renny, is in a feud between him and his grandmother and his Cousin from Ireland. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Boards mottled by damp (mainly rear board). Text block browned. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few minor foxspots present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and grubby.

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EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND: PREHISTORIC, ROMAN, SAXON, DANISH, NORMAN, AND MEDIEVAL
Written by A.H. Allcroft.
Stock no. 1828178
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Edges rubbed, corners bumped, boards scuffed. Text block browned. Endpapers browned. Some hinges pulled but binding otherwise tight.

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THE DROVERS: WHO THEY WERE AND HOW THEY WENT
Written by K.J. Bonser.
Stock no. 1828018
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An Epic of the English Countryside. The life of the drovers who brought the cattle and sheep hundreds of miles, often along ancient grassy drove roads, how they lived, what sort of men they were, how they made their money, the kinds of cattle that they drove. Green cloth boareds, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 256 pages including index. Text block browned. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Book seller's address label to foot of title page. Else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn.

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THE GREEN CHILDREN
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland. Illustrated by Margaret Gordon.
Stock no. 1828015
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1966. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Winner of the Arts Council Award for the best children's book 1966-1968. A mysterious folk tale from our early history. Boards rubbed & worn at edges. Base of spine bumped. Rear board lightly scuffed. Minor knock to top edge of boards. A few minor marks to contents else clean.

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THE RIVER OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1327733
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1955. Slightly better than good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The eighth in the Adventure series. Cream pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. 277 pages. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Damp stains to rear cover. Foxing and a musty smell to contents else clean. Book leans to one side a little. Dustwrapper is edge worn,foxed and browned to spine, damp stained on rear panel (not too obvious because of the illustration).

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RAJA THE ELEPHANT (WILD LIFE STORY READERS)
Written by C. Bernard Rutley. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1827756
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

A School reading book with exercises to rear. This is the cloth lined edition. The story of an Indian elephant. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Undated. Covers a little grubby, corners are rubbed. '3' written in pencil to inside front cover. Text block browned. Creased to lower gutter edge. Contents generally clean.

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MISKA THE SEAL (WILD LIFE STORY READERS)
Written by C. Bernard Rutley. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1827755
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

A School reading book with exercises to rear. This is the cloth lined version. A story founded on facts about fur seals born on the Pribilof Islands. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Undated. '9' written to front cover and '2' to inside front cover. Corners lightly rubbed. Covers lightly scuffed. Foxing to inside covers. Contents otherwise clean.

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SHAG THE CARIBOU (WILD LIFE STORY READERS)
Written by C. Bernard Rutley. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1827754
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A School reading book with exercises to rear. A story founded on facts about Caribou and their habitats. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Undated. Covers lightly browned and scuffed, corners rubbed, base of spine worn and split, top of spine starting to split. Text block browned. Contents a little creased, browned, some grubby margin marks. Overall a decent copy of a scarce item.

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THEY
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by F.H. Townsend.
Stock no. 1326840
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1905. Very good condition.

White covers with gilt vignette and titles. Colour plates with tissue guards to contents. 80 pages. Corners bumped. Spine browned. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers and tissue guards browned else contents clean.

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THE CONJURING WIZARD AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1326751
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1950. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. Two-tone text illustrations. 191 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Endpapers browned. Name and address in pencil to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is missing the rear flap, 2" to base of spine and 0.5" to top. The remains of the wrapper is very worn, torn and creased. A nice copy in a poor wrapper.

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THE SHIP OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1326711
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1950. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The sixth book in the Adventure series. Cream pictorial cloth, blue titles. B/w illustrations throughout. 327 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Wear to lower cover edges, mark to base of spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front joint cracked. Foxing to free-endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with loss and foxed to verso (showing on flaps), spine of wrapper is slightly browned.

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1326665
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1951. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Corner tips creased to some early pages and to page 165. Tiny nick to margin of page 307. Dustwrapper is foxed, browned to spine and also edge worn with minimal loss.

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