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A Sturdy Young Canadian

By: Brereton, Captain F S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: nd

Seller ID: 21845

Condition: VG


Bound in blue cloth with picture of the title character standing barefoot on the rocks gazing upon an approaching ship. Light wear. View more info

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JOHN BARGREAVE'S GOLD : A Tale of Adventure in the Caribbean

By: Brereton, F S

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: nd

Seller ID: 24534

Condition: VG


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. View more info

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Peter Simple

By: Captain Marryat

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1929

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 21849

Condition: VG+


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 Based on the illustrated edition of 1837, using the same binding design and with eight previously unpublished plates as well as the 12 of the original.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. View more info

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Japhet in Search of a Father

By: Captain Marryat

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1895

Seller ID: 21852

Condition: VG


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. View more info

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The Cruise of the Deerfoot

By: Ellis, Edward S

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: nd

Seller ID: 28824

Condition: VG+


Colour frontis and 3 black and white illustrations. Pictorial, gilt-stamped cream cloth, a lovely bright copy with very little wear. View more info

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The Crystal Hunters : A Boy's Adventures in the Higher Alps

By: Fenn, G. Manville

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, D Appleton and Company: 1891

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 21842

Condition: VG


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. View more info

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Biggles Hits the Trail

By: Johns, Captain W E (ill Alfred Sindall)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 30271

Condition: VG/Fair


Black and white illustrations. Light wear to book, gift inscription dated 1952. Jacket worn with losses on lower spine and rear panel. View more info

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The Three Lieutenants

By: Kingston, William H G

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: nd

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25193

Condition: VG/G


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. View more info

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In the Rocky Mountains : A Tale of Adventure

By: Kingston, William H G

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32291

Condition: Very Good


With 41 full page black and white illustrations by various artists. Elaborately bound in gilt decorated embossed brown cloth. Light wear, slighly cocked, gift inscription on front endpaper. A very attractive volume. View more info

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Hussars of the Wolf

By: Parry, D H (ill Arch. Webb)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: nd (ca 1922)

Seller ID: 21952

Condition: VG


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. View more info

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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

By: Reid, Captain Mayne

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: no date

Seller ID: 30447

Condition: VG


Black and white illustrations. Attractively bound in decorated red cloth. Light wear, spine a little faded. View more info

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The Gang on Wheels

By: Thompson, D Lindsay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1930

Seller ID: 30134

Condition: VG


Black and white frontis by Westall. Light wear, some foxing ar front and rear pages, slightly cocked. View more info

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Chums 1929 - 1930

By: Various Authors, Various Illustrators

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28258

Condition: VG


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. View more info

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A Mystery of the Broads

By: Westerman, Percy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: nd

Seller ID: 21846

Condition: VG


Black and white illustrations by Cox. Foxing, prize bookplate dated 1932. View more info

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Unfettered Might

By: Westerman, Percy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: nd

Seller ID: 27001

Condition: VG/VG


Illustrated by S Jezzard. Produced according to War Economy Standards. Lightest of wear to book, jacket creased with several tears View more info

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A Sub and A Submarine

By: Westerman, Percy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blackie:

Seller ID: 29389

Condition: VG


Black and white plates by E S Hodgson. Very light wear, somewhat cocked, pencilled owner's name on FFEP. View more info

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The Riddle of the Air

By: Westerman, Percy (Ill R F Hilder)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: Nd

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 30440

Condition: VG


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. View more info

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A Mystery of the Broads

By: Westerman, Percy F

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: nd

Seller ID: 25317

Condition: VG


Bound in yellow cloth. Black and white illustrations by E A Cox. Book cocked, spine faded, one illustration detached but present. View more info

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The Percy F Westerman Omnibus Book

By: Westerman, Percy F

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: nd

Seller ID: 25313

Condition: VG


Includes Sea Scouts All, Sea Scouts Abroad, Sea Scouts Up-Channel. Some wear and staining to the covers, fraying to the spine tips. View more info

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Combined Operations

By: Westerman, Percy F

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blackie: nd

Seller ID: 25327

Condition: VG/Poor


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. View more info