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ST. GEORGE FOR ENGLAND
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Gordon Browne.
Stock no. 1406635
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

A tale of Cressy and Poitiers. Dark green pictorial cloth, gilt title block and picture to spine, gilt title to front cover. 8 b/w plates. 352 pages. All edges green.. All page edges olive. Purple endpapers. 8 b/w plates including frontis. 352 pages, 32 pages of adverts. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Gilt to title dulled. Couple of marks to rear board. Front joint and hinges cracked. Inscription to front pastedown. Frontis and front endpaper partially detached. Fingering to page margins including margins of some plates. Some wear to olive covering of page edges. Undated.
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BIGGLES TAKES IT ROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813840
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1st thus 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. Front endpapers are maps of the island of Tola. No other illustrations despite accreditation to Leslie Stead. Lower edge of boards faded. Text block has some foxing and is browned to top edge. Pictorial dustwrapper stained and strengthened to verso with clear tape. Cigarette odour present.
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BIGGLES AND THE MISSING MILLIONAIRE
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813839
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st thus 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Hampton Library Series. Orange boards, black title to spine. With no clues, and the whole world to chose from, Biggles, Algy and Ginger embark on an adventure as exciting as anything in their long history of successful scoops. Text block grubby. Cigarette odour present. Dustwrapper edges rubbed, rear cover scuffed, tape strengthening to verso.
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BIGGLES AND THE PLOT THAT FAILED
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1813838
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st thus 1965. Almost very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Spine cocked. Wear to spine and corners. Cigarette odour present.
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BIGGLES AT WORLD'S END
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1813837
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, black title to spine. 6 colour plates. 182 pages plus 2 page book list. Foxing to page edges and text block. A few pages have a corner nibbled out (affecting margin only). Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-creased and worn.
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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S EVE
Written by G.A. Henty. Illustrated by Herbert J. Draper.
Stock no. 1406634
Published by Blackie & Son. Very good condition.

Dark green pictorial boards. 12 b/w plates plus map of France. 384pp plus Blackie's Book List. A Tale of the Huguenot Wars. Early reprint. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Foxing especially to endpapers and booklist pages. Ticks to illustration list. Plates all present and in very good condition.
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BIGGLES ON MYSTERY ISLAND
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1813836
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards. Black titles and vignette of island. 6 colour plates. 192 pages. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Text block browned with minor foxing. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-creased and rubbed, grubby to rear panel, repaired and strengthened to verso with clear tape.
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ORCHIDS FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1813835
Published by Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st thus 1962. Very good condition.

An Adventure of Biggles of the Air Police. Glazed pictorial boards. No illustrations despite illustrator being listed. Laminate to spine edges worn. '6' and a scribble in black felt-tip to top corner of front pastedown. Cigarette odour present.
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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Will Narraway.
Stock no. 1813834
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. 256 pages. 6 b/w illustrations. Spine slightly faded. Text block browned. Cigarette odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed, repaired to verso with clear tape and stained to verso.
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NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND
Written by Bill Bryson.
Stock no. 1813833
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

The author takes stock of the nation's public face and private parts. Pictorial boards. Contained in publisher's terracotta slipcase.
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SHOCKS FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 1406633
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, dark blue title to spine. B/w frontis. 269 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Spine a little faded. Rear joint beginning to crack. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with several tears which have been covered on reverse with tape. Large tear to fold of rear cover. Wrapper is grubby and a little foxed. Scratching to rear panel.
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TRAVELS WITH MY AUNT: A NOVEL
Written by Graham Greene. Illustrated by John Holder.
Stock no. 1813832
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition.

Grey pictorial cloth boards. Colour plates. Contained in publisher's green slipcase.
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