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A Sturdy Young Canadian, Brereton, Captain F S
1 Brereton, Captain F S A Sturdy Young Canadian
London Blackie & Son nd Hardcover VG 360 pp. 8VO 
Bound in blue cloth with picture of the title character standing barefoot on the rocks gazing upon an approaching ship. Light wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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JOHN BARGREAVE'S GOLD : A Tale of Adventure in the Caribbean, Brereton, F S
2 Brereton, F S JOHN BARGREAVE'S GOLD : A Tale of Adventure in the Caribbean
London Blackie nd Hardcover VG 356 pp. 8VO 
A handsome copy of this Caribbean adventure book. Bound in green cloth blocked in cream, blue and black showing an escape by boat from warriors armed with bows and arrows on the shore and a man tied to a stake on the spine. Gift inscription dated 1933, overall light wear, a very nice and solid copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Japhet in Search of a Father, Captain Marryat
3 Captain Marryat Japhet in Search of a Father
London Macmillan 1895 Hardcover VG 401 pp. 8VO 
Black and white illustrations by H M Brock. Bound in florally blindstamped red cloth with gilt titling on front cover and spine. Spine a little dulled. A solid and attractive book. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Peter Simple, Captain Marryat
4 Captain Marryat Peter Simple
London Constable 1929 First Thus Hardcover VG+ 358,379 pp. 8VO 
One of 750 copies. With a portrait frontis and 21 collotype plates of etchings and drawings by R W Buss and a biographical essay by Michael Sadleir. Based on the illustrated edition of 1837, using the same binding design and with eight previously unpublished plates as well as the 12 of the original. TEG. Light wear, gilt titling on spine mildly dulled, a very attractive set. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Cruise of the Deerfoot, Ellis, Edward S
5 Ellis, Edward S The Cruise of the Deerfoot
London Cassell nd Hardcover VG+ 285 pp. 8VO 
Colour frontis and 3 black and white illustrations. Pictorial, gilt-stamped cream cloth, a lovely bright copy with very little wear. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Crystal Hunters : A Boy's Adventures in the Higher Alps, Fenn, G. Manville
6 Fenn, G. Manville The Crystal Hunters : A Boy's Adventures in the Higher Alps
New York D Appleton and Company 1891 First US Edition Hardcover VG 415 pp. 8VO 
Illustrated in black and white. Bound in pictorial green cloth with gilt and black blocking. Light wear, corners bumped, gilt faded on lower spine. A handsome copy, now protected in mylar. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Orchids for Biggles, Johns, Captain W E
7 Johns, Captain W E Orchids for Biggles
Leicester Brockhampton Press 1962 First Edition Hardcover VG/VG 168 pp. 8VO 
Colour frontis. Very light wear to book, slightly cocked. Unpriceclipped jacket is rubbed near edges, minor losses at spine tail. A bright copy. Overseas postage will be reduced. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Biggles Hits the Trail, Johns, Captain W E (ill Alfred Sindall)
8 Johns, Captain W E (ill Alfred Sindall) Biggles Hits the Trail
London Oxford University Press 1951 Fourth Printing Hardcover VG/Fair 256 pp. 8VO 
Black and white illustrations. Light wear to book, gift inscription dated 1952. Jacket worn with losses on lower spine and rear panel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Biggles Sweeps The Desert, Johns, W.E. Captain
9 Johns, W.E. Captain Biggles Sweeps The Desert
Toronto Musson 1943 First Canadian Edition Hardcover VG 247 pp. 8VO 
Colour frontis, black and white illustrations. Very light wear, spine faded. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Three Lieutenants, Kingston, William H G
10 Kingston, William H G The Three Lieutenants
London Blackie nd Reprint Hardcover VG/G 352 pp. 12MO 
Blackie's Famous Books. Bound in elaborately blind stamped blue cloth with gilt titlin on spine, pictorial jacket. Very light wear to book, gift inscription dated 1933. Jacket worn with losses on spine and rear panel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Hussars of the Wolf, Parry, D H (ill Arch. Webb)
11 Parry, D H (ill Arch. Webb) Hussars of the Wolf
London Cassell & Co nd (ca 1922) Hardcover VG 308 pp. 8VO 
Frontis and three coloured plates by Webb. Bound in Pictorial blue cloth with gilt titling on spine. Wear to extremities, otherwise light wear and soiling. Gift inscription dated 1922. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Bush Boys or the History and Adventures of a Cape Farmer and His Family in the Wild Karoos of Southern Africa, Reid, Captain Mayne
12 Reid, Captain Mayne The Bush Boys or the History and Adventures of a Cape Farmer and His Family in the Wild Karoos of Southern Africa
London Routledge no date Hardcover VG 471 pp. 8VO 
Black and white illustrations. Attractively bound in decorated red cloth. Light wear, spine a little faded. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Gang on Wheels, Thompson, D Lindsay
13 Thompson, D Lindsay The Gang on Wheels
London Ward Lock 1930 Hardcover VG 269 pp 8VO 
Black and white frontis by Westall. Light wear, some foxing ar front and rear pages, slightly cocked. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Chums 1929 - 1930, Various Authors, Various Illustrators
14 Various Authors, Various Illustrators Chums 1929 - 1930
London Amalgamated Press 1930 First Edition Hardcover VG 832 pp. 4TO 
Packed with stories, articles and illustration including colour plates, the most memorable of which is Hassall's frontis showing a prehistoric dirt track race with stone-wheeled bicycles. Overall light wear, front hinge starting at bottom. A large and heavy book, special shipping considerations may apply. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Mystery of the Broads, Westerman, Percy
15 Westerman, Percy A Mystery of the Broads
London Blackie & Son nd Hardcover VG 223 pp. 8VO 
Black and white illustrations by Cox. Foxing, prize bookplate dated 1932. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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A Sub and A Submarine, Westerman, Percy
16 Westerman, Percy A Sub and A Submarine
London Blackie Hardcover VG 256 pp. 8VO 
Black and white plates by E S Hodgson. Very light wear, somewhat cocked, pencilled owner's name on FFEP. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Riddle of the Air, Westerman, Percy (Ill R F Hilder)
17 Westerman, Percy (Ill R F Hilder) The Riddle of the Air
London Blackie Nd Reprint Hardcover VG 319 pp. 8VO 
Frontis and four monochrome plates by Hilder Titles page lists to Rivals of the Reef, dating this to 1929. Bound in blue cloth with airship vignette on front cover and planes on spine. Light wear, a solid attractive copy. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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A Mystery of the Broads, Westerman, Percy F
18 Westerman, Percy F A Mystery of the Broads
London Blackie & Son nd Hardcover VG 223 pp. 8VO 
Bound in yellow cloth. Black and white illustrations by E A Cox. Book cocked, spine faded, one illustration detached but present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Combined Operations, Westerman, Percy F
19 Westerman, Percy F Combined Operations
London Blackie nd Hardcover VG/Poor 224 pp. 8VO 
Bound in blue boards, vignette on spine. Black and white illustrations by S Van Abbe. Ex-school library with labels on endpapers. Light wear to book, jacket very worn with repairs and losses. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Rounding Up the Raider, Westerman, Percy F
20 Westerman, Percy F Rounding Up the Raider
London Blackie nd Hardcover VG/G 255 pp. 8VO 
Bound in green cloth with black titling and black white vignettes on cover and spine. Black and white illustrations by E S Hodgson. Very light wear to book. Jacket worn with a numbe of chips and tears, losses at spine tips. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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