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AMAZING ADVENTURES by  S BARING-GOULD - from Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. and Biblio.co.uk

AMAZING ADVENTURES

by BARING-GOULD, S

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NEILSON, HARRY B.. PICTURE BOOK. AMAZING ADVENTURES by S. Baring Gould. London Skeffington & Son, no date [1903]. Oblong 13 1/4 x 9 1/8", 53p., cloth backed pictorial boards, corners worn and rear cover soiled else remarkably clean, tight and VG+. This is the tale of 3 shipwrecked sailors: Sambo - a stereotypical Black; San Toy - a stereotypical Chinese; and Jack - a British tar. Each page of text faces a fine, bold full page chromolithograph done by HARRY B. NEILSON showing the dilemmas and adventures these three get into. Due to its size, very few copies of this book have survived intact. A super book. Rare.

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fine
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soiled
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