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THRUST: THROUGH THE SOUND BARRIER
Written by Richard Noble.
Stock no. 1819421
Published by Partridge. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the author's setting a new world land speed record at 633 miles per hour. Colour photos. ISBN: 1852252685. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.

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THE BONZOOLOO BOOK
Written by G.E. Studdy. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 2131238
Published by Partridge. Circa 1930. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows cat and dog laughing! Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Only a working copy! SOLD WITH ALL FAULTS. Scuffing and creasing to covers; loss to onlay on front. Grubby marks to covers. Binding is weak; some pages are partially detached. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. 10 plates - 1 is torn, with loss, 1 has been coloured in. Foxing and margin marks. Some page margin tears.

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WILFRED GRENFELL THE MASTER - MARINER
Written by Basil Mathews.
Stock no. 1317502
Published by Partridge. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A life of adventure on sea and ice. Popular Biographies series. Red boards, black titles. B/w plates. 189 pages. Spine slightly bumped and darkened with a small faded patch where there is a matching piece missing from the dustwrapper. Endpapers partly browned. Light foxing to contents which are otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and torn and has a small piece missing to spine.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL - 17TH YEAR
Written by Cecily M. Rutley; Maurice Clifford; E.M. Hunter. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; Ernest A. Aris; Sylvia Venus; Nina K. Brisley; et al..
Stock no. 1208816
Published by Partridge. Almost very good condition.

Red spine with black title and vignette of a child climbing a flagpole. Pictorial board showing a girl with a red umbrella holding a doll with houses and other children in the background. Blue & red pictorial endpapers by Brisley. Colour plates. Full page four tone illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Spine bumped and darkened. Corners worn. Front cover bright. Rear cover soiled. Mark to front endpaper. Occasional margin marks to contents.

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THE MERRY BOOK FOR GIRLS AND BOYS
Written by Agness E. Cash; Nina K. Brisley; John Lea; Christine Chaundler; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; M. Dorothy Hardy; A.L. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 1406210
Published by Partridge. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth spine with black titles and vignette. Pictorial front board showing a girl and a boy with a boat. Red titles. Colour and b/w illustrations. First story is Mrs. Orpington's Odd Chicken by Agness E. Cash. Spine bumped and browned. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Rear cover is grubby. Front board slightly rubbed. Remains of book label to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers, title page and some page edges. Some hinges cracked. Foxing mainly to page edges. One plate creased at top corner. Dusty marks to last page of text, although text is still legible.

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THE INFANT'S MAGAZINE
Written by John Dew; Agnes Grozier Herbertson; Ethel Talbot; John Lea; Mabel M. Stevenson; et al. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris; Chris Temple; Ruth Cobb; Joan Hoyle; et al..
Stock no. 1315750
Published by Partridge. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two young boys, one on a toy horse trying to jump a chair. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn, covers edge worn. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and general grubbiness to contents throughout. Some hinges are cracked causing contents to be a little loose. One plate has 2" tear at top of inner margin.

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INFANT'S MAGAZINE
Written by M.C. Midwinter; Agness E. Cash; John Lea; et al. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley; Ruth Cobb; L.R. Brightwell; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1315634
Published by Partridge. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows two girls in party hats, one holding a red cracker and one blowing up a green balloon. First story is "The Valley of Content". 3 colour plates. B/w text illustrations. Covers edge worn, rear cover is slightly marked. Spine is slightly bumped and browned. Name in crayon (lilac) to front endpaper. Foxing to contents, some hinges cracked and some small margin tears.

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ZOO SAINTS AND SINNERS
Written by L.G. Mainland. Illustrated by L.R. Brightwell.
Stock no. 1315575
Published by Partridge. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Colour frontis. B/w plates and illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fore-edge of front cover slightly dented. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some light foxing and fingering, a few of the rear pages are very lightly creased.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL - 17TH YEAR
Written by Cecily M. Rutley; Maurice Clifford; E.M. Hunter. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; Ernest A. Aris; Sylvia Venus; Nina K. Brisley; et al..
Stock no. 1404920
Published by Partridge. circa 1926. Slightly better than good condition.

Red spine with black title and vignette of a child climbing a flagpole. Pictorial board showing a girl with a red umbrella holding a doll with houses and other children in the background. Blue & red pictorial endpapers by Brisley. Colour plates. Full page four tone illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Spine bumped, worn and a little faded. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Rear board has a couple of small indents and is marked. Front is grubby and a little scratched. Front joint and some hinges are cracked. Endpapers are browned. Inscription in ink plus a pencil drawn circle to the verso of the frontis. Couple of plates (one colour and one four tone) have ragged edges. Some foxing mostly to page edges and grubby marks to contents.

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PARTRIDGE'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL - 18TH YEAR
Written by Cecily M. Rutley; John Lea; Evelyn Whitaker; et al. Illustrated by Harry B. Neilson; Nina K. Brisley; Florence Mary Anderson; H.G.C. Marsh Lambert; et al..
Stock no. 1404919
Published by Partridge. circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Red spine with black title and vignette of a child climbing a flagpole. Black pictorial board showing children on scooters. Red titles. Pictorial endpapers with 4 different nursery rhymes. Colour plates. Full page four tone illustrations plus two tone illustrations. First story is A Tale of the Tinies. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges a little rubbed. Bottom of rear board bumped. Rear board is a little grubby. Light scuffing/scratch marks to front board. Front joint reinforced. Rear joint and some hinges cracked. Endpapers are browned. Name and date to verso of title page. Creasing to bottom of some pages. Light foxing mainly to page edges plus some grubby marks although many pages are clean.

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ROGER THE RANGER
Written by Eliza F. Pollard.
Stock no. 1502498
Published by Partridge. circa 1943. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

A story of border life among the Indians. Every boy's library series. Red cloth covers with black titles and decoration. B/w frontis. 320 pages. Spine bumped. Darkening to some cover edges and a few small marks to covers. Presentation inscription written on front endpaper. Partial browning to endpapers. Foxing, mainly to prelims and page edges. Dustwrapper has large tears to front panel, is edge worn, torn and creased with a little loss and a little grubby.

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THE MYSTERY OF CABBAGE-PATCH HOUSE
Written by Ernest A. Aris. Illustrated by Ernest A. Aris.
Stock no. 1312267
Published by Partridge. Good condition.

Small format, 6 x 5". Brown boards with large onlay to front cover. 4 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. Spine worn and chipped. Corners bumped and rubbed. Some fading to edges of rear cover. Small booksellers label to front pastedown. Foxing to contents. "The butterfly" written in child's hand underneath text illustration on last text page. Margin tear to inside margin of frontis. Child's name written in biro a couple of times to title-page (with some doodles as well).

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