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Hair-Breadth Escapes or the Adventures of the Three Boys in South Africa

By: Adams, Rev. H.C.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Griffith Farran Browne & Co:

Seller ID: 046640

Condition: Reading Copy


Smells a little of smoke else a good clean hardback in green decorated cloth which is a little worn to spine ends. Opening to guttering in places. Sunday School prize plate on front pastedown dated Xmas 190 but no year written in. British Library states 1877. 366 pages. B/W frontis. A good reading copy of this now hard-to-find title. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Hotspur Book for Boys 1968

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, D.C.Thomson & Co Ltd: 1968

Seller ID: 058423

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy of this boys' annual. Unclipped and unmarked. 125 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Boy's Budget

By: Anon

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Blackie:

Seller ID: 031948

Condition: Reading Copy


Undated but gift inscription on front pastedown dated Xmas 1927. Board edges rubbed. Foxed. Colour frontis + 2 b/w plates and numerous b/w drawings to the text. Picture on front cover is of a Scout climbing a tree. First story is A Jump into Touch. 160 pages. A good reading copy. View more info

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The Hotspur Book for Boys 1991

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, D.C.Thomson & Co Ltd: 1990

Seller ID: 039399

ISBN: 0851164781

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy of this boys' annual. Unclipped and unmarked. 125 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Against All Odds

By: Anon

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, John F. Shaw:

Seller ID: 041048

Condition: Good


Boy's adventure annual. Undated but school prize plate on front endpaper dated Jan 12th 1936. Pictorial boards of rhino hunting. 1 inch split to rear spine strip where it meets rear board. Internally pages have tanned but text block is clean. Binding square and tight. A good copy. View more info

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Victor Book for Boys 1966

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, D C Thomson & Co: 1966

Seller ID: 067101

Condition: Reading Copy


A few pages have some colouring in and a very small amount of annotation. Unclipped original price 7'6. Minor lifting to laminate along. spine strip 125 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Victor Book for Boys 1980

By: Anon

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, D C Thomson & Co: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 067099

Condition: Good


Price-clipped. Neat Xmas gift inscription on front endpaper and one line of annotation on contents page else a good clean copy of this boys' annual. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Eagle Annual 1986

By: Anon

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, IPC Magazines: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055660

ISBN: 085037636X

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy of this boys annual. Unclipped. 91 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Phil and I

By: Blake, Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: 040157

Condition: Good


Part of the Nelson Library for Boys Series. Not dated - circa 1930's. Ffep removed. Good, clean copy in red boards showing light wear and sunning to spine - 270 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Half a Dozen Boys - an Every-day Story

By: Chapin Ray, Anna

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, John F. Shaw:

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 023428

Condition: Good


Blue decorated cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. 318 pages. Boards are a little mottled. Cocked. Bookplate has been removed from front pastedown. Crease to front end paper. Tissue protected colour frontis. Undated. View more info

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Four Feet on a Fender

By: Edwards, J. R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Carey Press:

Seller ID: 007064

Condition: Good


The Furnival Library of Talks to Boys and Girls. A set of children's stories with a Christian theme. 73pp. Undated. Pages browning. Last few pages dog-eared. Jacket is tatty with loss to top edge of front cover and spine repaired internally. Minor annotation marks at the titles of a few of the stories. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Warne's Happy Book for Boys

By: England Mary (Editor)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064219

Condition: Reading Copy


Colour frontis + numerous b/w illustrations to the text. Text block is clean and unmarked. Boards are rubbed - especially front board where it meets the spine strip (see photo). Spine strip has faded and has crack to paper along spine. Undated but gift inscription on front endpaper dated Xmas 1931. A good clean copy of this boys' annual. View more info

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Raymond Glendenning's Book of Sport for Boys : 1961

By: Glendenning, Raymond ( Editor )

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London & Basingstoke, Spring Books: 1961

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 049712

Condition: Very Good


Clean square copy in an unclipped d/w showing minor shelfwear & tear. The famous annual featuring a variety of sports, edited by Britain's No.1 Sports Commentator - 160 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Practical Things with Simple Tools

By: Goldsmith, Milton

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030733

Condition: Reading Copy


Green decorated cloth boards with black lettering. 214 pages. A book for young mechanics. Foreword by Sir Robert Baden Powell to which he has added three illustrations. 200 illustrations by the author. Covers are rubbed and front board creased. Front hinge has been reinforced with linen binders tape. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. Top edge dusty. Text block clean. A good reading copy of this now hard-to-find book - ideal for a boy. It covers practically the entire field of toys and useful articles of furniture. The directions are given in a clear and concise manner so that a ch... View more info

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Redcap

By: Hardcastle, Michael

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Children's Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046938

Condition: Good


Boy's novel set in the world of the military police. A good clean hardback in price-clipped dustwrapper. Slight tanning to page edges and endpapers are creased at bottom corners. 120 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Under the Lone Star - a Story of Revolution in Nicaragua

By: Hayens, Herbert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: 018095

Condition: Reading Copy


Brown cloth with black lettering and picture of boys on front cover. B&W frontis + 5 b&w plates. 390pp. Undated. Spine ends have worn and board edges damp stained but text block itself clean. Binding is square and tight. A good reading copy. View more info

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The Happy Way to Reading Supplementary Reader Five the Children's Story Hour

By: Hume, E.G.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 028768

Condition: Good


Yellow cloth covers with brown lettering and decoration of boys and girls climbing stairs. 31 pages. Illustrated. Children's early reader containing The Little Bun Boy, The Lion and the Mouse and The Elves and the Shoemaker. View more info

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The Three Midshipmen

By: Kingston, W.H.G.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Collins Clear Type Press:

Seller ID: 059756

Condition: Good


Square, tight hardback in burgundy decorated cloth binding. Small stain to rear cover. Some foxing. All edges gilt. Eight coloured illustrations. 336 pages + publisher's adverts. Follows the story of three young boys, who after attending boarding school join the navy - where they get various postings by which from time to time they meet, usually under the most difficult circumstances. View more info

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Stalky & Co

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1920

Edition: Reprint - Pocket Edition

Seller ID: 057380

Condition: Very Good


Collection of Kipling stories set in a boys' boarding school. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown.. 272 pages. Small mark to front cover. Text block very clean. An attractive copy bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and gilt elephant motif to front cover. Part of the Macmillan's Pocket Kipling series. View more info

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Legend Led

By: Le Feuvre, Amy

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Seller ID: 042073

Condition: Good


Brown decorated cloth boards show picture of three boys playing with a suit of armour. Front endpaper removed and a little foxes to edges but text block clean, binding square and tight. 144 pages. Illustrated with b.w. drawings. View more info