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A TOUR THROUGH THE WHOLE ISLAND OF GREAT BRITAIN (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Daniel Defoe; Pat Rogers.
Stock no. 1816990
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1983. Fine condition.

Brown cloth boards, gilt titles and tooling to front boards and spines. B/w illustrations. Contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase which is slightly faded on one side.

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THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2128080
Published by Macmillan Children's Books. 1979. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards, red titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333084063. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Foxing to outer page edges. Page 93/94 is torn and taped back together. Wrapper is wrinkled with part of price torn off to front flap; magic tape 'repairs'.

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FIVE ON KIRRIN ISLAND AGAIN
Written by Enid Blyton.
Stock no. 2128069
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition.

Red textured boards, black title to spine. Dark blue pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 192 pages. Spine and cover edges are faded/darkened. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper; name in ink to verso of half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Page browning; some corners are lightly creased. Contained in a colour PHOTOCOPY 'wrapper'.

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FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2128067
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 7th 1950. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Famous Five's first adventure featuring a ruined castle, a wreck and buried treasure. Red boards, black title to spine and front cover. Plain endpapers. 32 full-page b/w illustrations. Inscriptions in ink and ink stamp to front pastedown and front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some small chips and nicks to edges and corners; a few closed tears with light creasing.

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FIVE ON KIRRIN ISLAND AGAIN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2128058
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1947. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Maroon textured boards, gilt title to spine, dark blue pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis, two-tone illustrations. Reprint in same year as first edition. Frontis and front panel of wrapper still show the telescope the wrong way round! Some fading and marks to covers, browning to outer page edges, else the book is still very good indeed! Wrapper is grubby to rear panel; edge-torn and chipped with a bit of loss and some creasing.

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OUR ISLAND STORY
Written by H.E. Marshall. Illustrated by A.S. Forrest.
Stock no. 2128051
Published by Galore Park Publishing Ltd; Civitas. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A History of Britain for Boys and Girls. From the Romans to Queen Victoria. Colour illustrations. 494 pages. ISBN: 9781902984742. Wrapper slightly rubbed at top edges. Complete with wraparound band.

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NO MAN IS AN ISLAND
Written by John Donne; Rivers Scott.
Stock no. 2128031
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Fine condition.

A selection from the prose of John Donne, selected, edited and introduced by Rivers Scott. White paper boards with black text. Lilac endpapers with repeating pattern. B/w illustrations. 6th printing. Contained in fine, lilac-patterned slipcase.

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ISLAND LIFELINE
Written by Connery Chappell.
Stock no. 1816717
Published by T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. Ltd. 1830-1980. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 090131420X. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears, and lightly browned.

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ISLAND QUEST THE INNER HEBRIDES
Written by Prunella Stack.
Stock no. 2127725
Published by Collins & Harvill Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine. With photographs by Mirella Ricciardi. ISBN: 0002623234. Spine is faded.

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BLACK ROBIN COUNTRY THE CHATHAM ISLANDS AND ITS WILDLIFE
Written by Dick Veitch; David Bellamy. Illustrated by David Cemmick.
Stock no. 2127586
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1ST 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0340358262. Creasing to cover and page corners. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.

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MARY IN BEASTIE ISLAND
Written by Frank Egan. Illustrated by J.P. Sayer.
Stock no. 2127278
Published by Denis Archer. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE POPPER ISLAND REBELS
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2126812
Published by Howard Baker. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Howard Baker Magnet Volume No. 46. Includes Magnet issue nos. 1374 to 1382. Large format. Green boards with gilt title to spine. Individual titles include: The Bunking of Billy Bunter; Backing up Bunter; Bunter the Dodger; In Open Revolt; The Island Schoolboys; The No-Surrender Cricketers; The Secret of the Old Oak; Fish's Fearful Fix; The Rebels at Bay. ISBN: 0703001035. Bumping along cover edges and to spine. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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