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Children's: Adventure From C L Hawley


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We Daren't Go A'Hunting
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We Daren't Go A'Hunting

By Lyon, Elinor

London: Fidra Books,. Paperback. 194pp. A re-issue of this classic children's adventure story set in Scotland, sequel to The House in Hiding being the second Ian and Sovra book, and reproduced complete with original author illustrations. Also includes an autobiographical introduction by the author. New, unread copy. As New . Paperback. 2006.

$13.13

Blackbird Patrol

By Wood, Andrew

London: Collins,. Hardback. 220pp. A naval, seafaring adventure story; one of the Children's Press series by Collins. Set off the coast of Gambia and through the slave routes of the Atlantic.  Blue boards with silver titles are fairly bright but slightly bumped to top and tail of spine. Dw has a number of small chips and is slightly rubbed; it is also showing handling and dust soiling to white part of the rear together with a water mark. Colour illustrated front of dust wrapper is fairly clean and bright. Good copy in good dw. . Hardcover. 1959.

$2.63

Carne Cross Mystery
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Carne Cross Mystery

By Mapple, Nelson

London: The Children's Press,. Hardback, 7.5'' x 4.5'', 124pp. Children's story. Blue boards with silver titles to spine and silver decoration (a collection of sports equipment) to front. Sunned to spine. Bumped and rubbed to edges. Internally browned. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1966.

$2.63

The Devil's Children

By Dickinson, Peter

London: Puffin,. Paperback. 156pp. Children's adventure story set in a dystopian future. Pages tanned and some creasing and folding to corners. Some loss to tail of spine. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1974.

$0.98

The Bobbsey Twins Camping Out
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The Bobbsey Twins Camping Out

By Hope, Laura Lee

Manchester: World Distributors,. Hardback, 7.5'' x 4.5'', 183pp. Children's adventure story. Tan boards with black titles and pictorial cover. Boards have faint white paint shadow. Light foxing mostly just to edges. Browned to ffep which also has previous owner's name in ink. Endpapers also have traces of white paint. Rubbed and bumped. Shadow of a stain to front board. Small number of black and white line drawings. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1955.

$3.94

Midsummer Mystery
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Midsummer Mystery

By Sylvia Little illustrated by George Lane

London: Nelson,. 121pp. Red boards with black titles to spine and to front. Black and white frontis. Other black and white illustrations throughout. Bumped and rubbed. Sunned to spine. Previous owner's name neatly to front endpaper. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1958.

$1.64

Raider's Road
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Raider's Road

By Leitch, Elizabeth

London: Blackie & son,. Hardback, 7'' x 4.5'', 224 pp. Adventure story. Blue boards with repeating thistle design. Black and white frontis. Rubbed and bumped. Slightly grubby to spine with a sizable pale stain to front board. Previous owner's name to endpaper. Ffep has been neatly removed. Internally browned with some occasional light foxing. Good, sound copy. .

$2.63

Cruise of the Dainty; or Rovings in the Pacific
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Cruise of the Dainty; or Rovings in the Pacific

By Kingston, W. H. G.

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.. Children's adventure story. No printed date but inscribed as prize to John Staveley 1893; also author is described as the ''late'' W H G Kingston. Somewhat rubbed and bumped. Some browning to end papers. Two marks where blue dye has leached to very pale on front but marks do not reach onto picture. Overall a good copy. Good copy . Hardcover.

$3.94