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Dearest Grandmama, BRIGHTON, Catherine
1 BRIGHTON, Catherine Dearest Grandmama
London Faber and Faber 1991 0571140688 / 9780571140688 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Pictorial boards, no dustwrapper. Small patch of colour lifting to front endpaper. From a sea voyage with her father, Maudie-Ann writes to her Grandmother about the strange little boy from the Marie Celeste. 
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Pierre's Adventure in Arabia: Searching for the Heart of Dubai, EDGAR, Janice
2 EDGAR, Janice Pierre's Adventure in Arabia: Searching for the Heart of Dubai
Jerboa Books 2005 9948426258 / 9789948426257 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good ACHESON-JUILLET, Donna 
Pictorial landscape boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Bump to lower edge of front board. Dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges. Pierre, a Canada Goose, flies off course and finds himself exploring Dubai, a city in Arabia. 
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In the Heart of the Rockies: A Story of Adventure in Colorado, HENTY, G.A.
3 HENTY, G.A. In the Heart of the Rockies: A Story of Adventure in Colorado
W.Foulsham & Co. Ltd. 1977 0572009658 / 9780572009656 Hard Cover Near Very Good Very Good 
The Foulsham Henty Library. Navy boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; 223pp. Boards bumped to lower corners and spine ends; navy colouring to boards a little mottled. Price clipped dustwrapper is lightly tanned with wrinkling to head of spine, now in removable sleeve. Slightly abridged version 'to meet the reading tastes of the Modern Boy'. 
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Derelict Gold: A Story of the Modern Royal Navy, HOPE, W.E.Stanton
4 HOPE, W.E.Stanton Derelict Gold: A Story of the Modern Royal Navy
Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd Hard Cover Good Plus HENDERSON, Hume 
Pictorial orange cloth, no dustwrapper; viii, 314pp plus publisher's catalogue; b/w ills. Light rubbing and bumping to spine ends and corners; prize certificate dated 1929 to front pastedown; foxing to endpapers and page block edges; small chip to rear hinge. 
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Children's Stories from Around the World, JACKSON, Kathryn
5 JACKSON, Kathryn Children's Stories from Around the World
London Dean & Son Ltd 1979 0603001637 / 9780603001635 Hard Cover Very Good BENVENUTI 
Glazed pictorial boards, no dustwrapper; 141pgs; colour ills; map endpapers. Light scuffing to boards and small dings to upper edge. Koa the Kola travels the globe and introduces 67 stories and 38 poems from around the world. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
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At School on the Ocean, JUDD, Alfred
6 JUDD, Alfred At School on the Ocean
Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd Hard Cover Very Good Near Very Good 
Undated. Green cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 94pp; b/w frontis. Tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges with a couple of small nicks. Jim Arnold joined the Floating College to solve the mystery of his father's ship, which disappeared off the coast of New Guinea. 
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Island of Happy Exiles, KING, Fay
7 KING, Fay Island of Happy Exiles
London Dennis Dobson 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 158pp 205mm x 135mm SMITH, Betsy 
Blue boards in price clipped dustwrapper. Browning to dw, especially spine. Small tear to top edge of rear panel. The story of a family moving to the island of St Helena. 
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Peter the Whaler, KINGSTON, W.H.G.
8 KINGSTON, W.H.G. Peter the Whaler
London P.R.Gawthorn Ltd Hard Cover Good Good JENNENS, Frank 
Undated edition. Blue cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 256pp; four colour plates plus eight b/w plates. Boards are bumped to corners, sunned to outer edges; slight lean to spine; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper; lower corner missing to rear endpaper. Dustwrapper is unclipped, rubbed with a number of chips to corners and spine ends and small edge tears; couple of light red marks to top edge. A seafaring adventure. 
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Ginger, LLOYD, J.Ivester
9 LLOYD, J.Ivester Ginger
London Country Life Limited 1951 Hard Cover Good Plus Good WHITTAM, Geoffrey 
Orange cloth boards with white lettering in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 111pp; b/w ills. Light bumping to spine ends; tanned and foxed strips to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned with sunning to spine, rubbing to edges, chips to corners, small puncture to spine and some surface lifting to upper and lower corners of front panel, now in removable sleeve. Ginger and his dog run away to find a better life. 
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Wonderful Stories of Daring Enterprise and Adventure, MACAULAY, Dr.
10 MACAULAY, Dr. Wonderful Stories of Daring Enterprise and Adventure
London Hodder & Stoughton 1891 Hard Cover Good vi, 388, [4] P 
Fourth thousand edition. Grey decorated boards; gilt edged pages; seventeen plates inc frontis with tissue guard. Cloth lightly rubbed to edges with chip to spine edge and bumping to spine ends; church prize plate to front pastedown; foxing to eps; tissue guard to frontis split to lower hinge; occasional spotting mark to pages. Tales of travel and adventure including 'Adventures in New Guinea', 'Excursion to the Top of Scawfell and on the Banks of Ullswater' and 'Shipwreck in the Red Sea'. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
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The Story Girl, MONTGOMERY, L.M.
11 MONTGOMERY, L.M. The Story Girl
New York Gramercy Books 1996 0517148188 / 9780517148181 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine 
Green boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; 231pp. Boards bumped to spine head; pages lightly tanned. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed to spine ends. Sara Stanley's stories are 'irresistible and magical - as two young boys visiting Prince Edward Island for the first time, soon discover'. By the author of 'Anne of Green Gables'. 
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Marigold and the Dark, O'DOWD, Annie
12 O'DOWD, Annie Marigold and the Dark
London National Maritime Museum 2007 0948065877 / 9780948065873 First UK Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
Glazed pictorial boards in matching matt dustwrapper; 77pp; colour ills. Small knock to upper edge of front board; pages just starting to tone. Dustwrapper has minor rubbing to edges. The second in the Seadog Adventure Series. 
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Old Ramon, SCHAEFER, Jack
13 SCHAEFER, Jack Old Ramon
London Heinemann Educational Books 1979 0435120905 / 9780435120900 Hard Cover Very Good BENNETT, Jill 
The New Windmill Series 90. Matt pictorial boards; 95pp; b/w ills. Light bumping and rubbing to spine ends; light sunning to spine. The story of an old shepherd's journey with a young boy through desert country in New Mexico in search of fresh grazing. 
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Nell of the Seas, SCOTT, Mark
14 SCOTT, Mark Nell of the Seas
East Sussex The Book Guild Ltd 2002 1857766806 / 9781857766806 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good BAYLEY, Ruth Signed by Author
Landscape format blue cloth in pictorial dustwrapper; 157pp; colour ills; map endpapers. Rubbing to spine ends and corners; signed long gift inscription by the author to title page. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges with couple of faint pen marks to rear panel. The tale of 8 year old Nell who lives on a small remote island called Ellenabeich off the coast of Scotland whose family emigrates down under to Australia. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
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Fox in the Ice, TAPLEY, Caroline
15 TAPLEY, Caroline Fox in the Ice
London Macdonald and Jane's 1975 0356082717 / 9780356082714 First UK Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Very Good CUFFARI, Richard 
Turquoise cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 182pp; b/w ills. Toning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper has couple of small nicks to head of spine and upper corner and sunning to spine. Written in the form of a diary kept by the youngest member of her crew, this novel is the story of the 'Fox's' two year voyage to the Arctic to find Sir John Franklin. Originally published in the USA as 'John Come Down the Backstay'. 
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Around the World in 80 Days (Puffin Designer Classic - Limited Edition), VERNE, Jules
16 VERNE, Jules Around the World in 80 Days (Puffin Designer Classic - Limited Edition)
Puffin Books 2010 0141331259 / 9780141331256 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Very Good 
A Puffin Designer Classic by David Adjaye in a limited edition of 1000 numbered copies, of which this is 468. Gold coloured boards with map design and map endpapers in perspex case; all edges gilt; ribbon marker; 304pp. A couple of tiny marks to boards. Published to mark the 70th anniversary of Puffin Books. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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The Lost Expedition, WALKER, Rowland (Roland)
17 WALKER, Rowland (Roland) The Lost Expedition
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd Hard Cover Good 
Green pictorial cloth; 256pp; colour frontis plus four b/w plates. Cloth is rubbed to edges and corners; prize certificate dated 1926/8 (?) to front pastedown; foxing to page block edges and endpapers; occasional mark and age spotting to pages; couple of cracked gutters. 
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