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image of Musketry made Easy for Scouts, Cadets and Boys' Brigades. [Foreword by Major-General Sir Alfred Turner.] A RARE SURVIVAL

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Harrison & Sons,, [1915]. Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with diagrams in the text; original printed wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a near fine copy. IN THIS CONDITION, A RARE SURVIVAL.
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£42.78
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Putnam,, 1937. 8vo., First Edition, with illustrations; original green buckram, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in dustwrapper. With strking pictorial dustwrapper. VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.
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image of Scouting Round the World. Illustrated by the Author. FIRM, CLEAN COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

Scouting Round the World. Illustrated by the Author. FIRM, CLEAN COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

by Lord BADEN POWELL of Gilwell

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Island Books
Published
[1935]
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£158.53

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Herbert Jenkins,, [1935]. 8vo., First Edition, with numerous illustrations in the text and endpeaper maps, some mild offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; green cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in black, covers lightly faded at extremities else a very good, firm, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter mildly age-soiled, browned at backstrip, and with one or two… Read more
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image of The Story of the Girl Guides.

The Story of the Girl Guides.

by Rose KERR

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Island Books
Published
[1937]
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£25.16

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Girl Guides Association,, [1937]. 8vo., with 24 plates, neat contemporary inscription on front free endpaper; blue cloth, gilt back, backstrip lightly faded else a very good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter chipped and browned with loss at edges. First published in 1937.
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image of The Story of a Million Girls. Guiding and Girl Scouting around the World. Compiled by Rose Kerr. [Third Impression].

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Girl Guides Association,, [1938]. 8vo., Third Impression, on laid paper, with plates; blue cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, backstrip lightly sunned else a very good, bright, clean copy. First published in November 1936.
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Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow,, 1938. 8vo., with very numerous illustrations in the text, text mildly browned at edges; original pictorial wrappers blocked and lettered in black, a remarkably bright, clean copy of a fragile work. Complete with trade and scouting advertisements. First published in 1911, 'Boy Scout Tests' is arguably the most important early Scout manual… Read more
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£75.49