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The Crimson Rust

By: RUTLEY, C.B.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 011152

Condition: Good


Undated edition. Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 206pp; b/w frontis. Light bumping to corners; no endpapers probably as published; tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges with a couple of creases to rear panel. Pat Richmond discovers a plot to dominate the world using the Crimson Rust, a bacillus destroying all crops. View more info

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The Fourth Key

By: SAVILLE, Malcolm

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003202

Condition: Good


Light blue cloth with red lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 182pp; b/w ills. Light marking to cloth; small bump to upper edge of rear board; indentation scratch to spine; browning to endpapers; foxing to page block edges and prelims. Unclipped dustwrapper has revised price in pencil to inner flap; rubbing to edges with small tears and creases; rear panel a little grubby; indentation mark and scratch to spine, now in removable sleeve. The sixth adventure of Michael and ... View more info

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The Riddle of the Painted Box

By: SAVILLE, Malcolm

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Noel Carrington/Royle Publications: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010612

Condition: Good


Orange cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 164pp; b/w ills; signed 'With best wishes from Malcolm Saville' to front endpaper. Significant lean to spine; light bumping to extremities; light foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper (7s 6d net) is a little grubby and rather fragile to the folds with large chips to corners and small losses to spine ends. A Michael and Mary adventure set on the Grand Union canal. View more info

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Along a Lonely Road

By: SEFTON, Catherine [WADDELL, Martin]

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000058

ISBN: 0241131367

Condition: Very Good


Purple cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 150pp. Tanning to pages. Unclipped dw is sunned to spine with light edgewear. The day Ruth Maguire encounters the wet man on the lonely Wrack Road has terrifying consequences. View more info

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Bernese Adventure

By: SHAW, Jane

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Children's Press:

Seller ID: 006673

Condition: Near Very Good


Green cloth boards wth silver decs in pictorial dustwrapper; 188pp. Very light bumping to corners and spine ends; browning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with a number of chips and tears. An adventure set in Switzerland involving stolen diamonds. View more info

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Linda Craig: The Secret of Rancho Del Sol (Book 3)

By: SHELDON, Ann

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1982

Seller ID: 009759

ISBN: 0006920241

Condition: Very Good


An Armada paperback. Pictorial card covers; 203pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing to cover edges; light tanning to pages. . View more info

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Linda Craig: The Mystery of Horseshoe Canyon (Book 4)

By: SHELDON, Ann

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1982

Seller ID: 009760

ISBN: 000692025X

Condition: Very Good


An Armada paperback. Pictorial card covers; 201pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing to cover edges; light tanning to pages. View more info

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Linda Craig: The Ghost Town Treasure (Book 6)

By: SHELDON, Ann

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1983

Seller ID: 009762

ISBN: 0006921558

Condition: Very Good


An Armada paperback. Pictorial card covers; 202pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing to cover edges with small chip to foot of spine; light tanning to pages. View more info

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Linda Craig: The Haunted Valley (Book 7)

By: SHELDON, Ann

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1983

Seller ID: 009784

ISBN: 0006922155

Condition: Very Good


An Armada paperback. Pictorial card covers; 159pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing to cover edges; light tanning to pages. View more info

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Linda Craig: The Secret of the Old Sleigh (Book 8)

By: SHELDON, Ann

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1983

Seller ID: 009785

ISBN: 0006922163

Condition: Very Good


An Armada paperback. Pictorial card covers; 157pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing to cover edges; small pen mark to front; light tanning to pages. View more info

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Linda Craig: The Emperor's Pony (Book 9)

By: SHELDON, Ann

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1984

Seller ID: 009786

ISBN: 0006922627

Condition: Good


An Armada paperback. Pictorial card covers; 159pp; b/w ills. Rubbing to cover edges; back cover has crease to lower corner and string indentation marks; light tanning to pages. View more info

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Linda Craig: The Clue on the Desert Trail (Book 2)

By: SHELDON, Ann

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1982

Seller ID: 009787

ISBN: 0006920233

Condition: Good


An Armada paperback. Pictorial card covers; 187pp; b/w ills. Rubbing and creasing to cover with string indentation marks; light tanning to pages. View more info

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Treasure Island

By: STEVENSON, R.L.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Collins: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007974

Condition: Good


Seagull Library. Blue boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 248pp. Untidy partially removed prize plate to front endpaper; light foxing to endpapers and page block edges; light tanning to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and chipped to edges with 5cm tear to lower edge of rear panel and small creased triangular loss to lower edge of front panel. View more info

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Treasure Island

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis & WHITE, Anne

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Publicity Products:

Seller ID: 009964

Condition: Good


A Golden Picture Classic. Copyright 1956. Large format red cloth boards with gilt lettering; 95pp; colour ills. Lean to spine; marking to rear board; pages a little musty. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with a number of chips and tears plus small hole to middle of spine. An illustrated version of this classic adventure story. View more info

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Mr Sheridan's Umbrella

By: STRONG, L.A.G.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 011664

Condition: Good


Puffin Story Book No.45. Pictorial card covers; 172pp. Sunning to spine edge with rubbing to spine edges and small splits to ends; previous owner name and stamped name to front endpaper. View more info

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The Secret of Weeping Wood

By: SWINDELLS, Robert

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Scholastic: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000299

ISBN: 0590540866

Condition: Very Good


Red boards in unclipped dw. Very slight bumping to corners and edgewear to dw. Toning to pages. 'Move over Famous Five, The Outfit are here!' View more info

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Hell's Edge

By: TOWNSEND, John Rowe

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Lothrop: 1969

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 000017

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth with black lettering to spine, in pictorial dustwrapper; 224pp. Light bumping to spine ends; toning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges, chipped to corners, now in removable sleeve. A mystery set in a Yorkshire town; runner-up for the Carnegie Medal on first publication. Originally published in a different form in the UK by Hutchinson in 1963. View more info

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Tom Tiddler's Ground

By: TOWNSEND, John Rowe

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Puffin Books: 1987

Seller ID: 010664

ISBN: 014031914X

Condition: Good


Pictorial card covers; 110pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing and creasing to cover; tanning to pages. A group of children find an abandoned canal boat and make it into a den, but other people soon become interested too. View more info

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Number 21

By: WATTS, Stanley G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010553

Condition: Near Very Good


Orange cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 144pp; b/w ills. Slight splay to boards with light foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is sunned to spine with small nick to upper edge of rear panel. The Binks children build their own raft and set about finding a much-needed job for their father. View more info

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Number 21 (No.21)

By: WATTS, Stanley G.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Carousel Books: 1971

Seller ID: 010732

ISBN: 0552520144

Condition: Good


Pictorial card covers; 189pp. Rubbing and light creasing to cover; tanning to pages. The Binks children form a gang in the industrial wastelands of Bedminster. View more info