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THE PIRATE LAFITTE AND THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS

By Tallant, Robert

Random House. Very Good- in Fair dust jacket. 1951. Hardcover. A good hardcover in a poor dustwrapper. The book is in clean decorative red cloth-covered boards with a grey and white garland and sailing ship motif. The boards are slightly bowed and the corners are bumped/rubbed, the decorative spine is bumped/rubbed to the edges, internally without writing or stamps, clean pages. The dustwrapper is very creased to the edges with several small closed tears and a large complicated crease/closed tear to the front panel, a small loss to the back panel edge and tiny chips to the spine ends/tips. Supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Landmark Books .

$19.77

THE SPRIG OF BROOM
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THE SPRIG OF BROOM

By Willard, Barbara

Puffin Books. Very Good-. 1974. Paperback. 0140306471 . A very good minus paperback with a trace of a crease to the spine, slightly creased/edge-worn covers, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages. The second book in the Mantlemass Series. A nice copy. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; The Mantlemass Series; Vol. 2 .

$1.98

For the Admiral

By Marx, W. J

Humphrey Milford Oxford University. Good+. 1929. Hardcover. A good 1929 hardcover without dustwrapper in bright aged decorative red cloth-covered boards embossed with heraldic lions and central knight motif lightly bumped/rubbed to the corners with a small rubbed spot on the outside edge of the front board, bright gilt lettering to the spine which is bumped/lightly rubbed to the ends, internally without writing or stamps, foxed endpapers and occasionally lightly foxed pages very heavily foxed to the text-block edges. Attractive colour frontispiece. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$9.92

THEY WHO DARE

By Holt, A.G

Hutchinson. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. 0091021103 . A near fine hardcover in a near fine unclipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean brown boards lightly bumped to the spine heel, sharp corners, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages slightly foxed to the text-block fore-edge. The bright dustwrapper is a touch creased to the edges - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$9.19

THE SHIP BY THE SHORE
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THE SHIP BY THE SHORE

By Wood, W. H

United Kingdom: Brockhampton Press Ltd. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. A very good 1st edition hardcover in a good price-clipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean red boards lightly bumped/rubbed to the spine ends/corners, internally without writing or stamps, unmarked pages a little toned and lightly foxed to the text-block edges (particularly the upper edge). The bright dustwrapper is rubbed/creased to the edges with several small closed tears and tiny chips to corners/spine ends - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; 190 pages .

$32.99

GARRETT'S CROSSING

By O'Daniel, J

United Kingdom: Macmillan. Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. 0333112768 . A good 1st British edition hardcover in a good price-clipped dustwrapper. The book is in clean brown boards slightly faded to the upper edge and bumped to the spine ends, small heavy squiggle ghost to top corner of front endpaper otherwise no writing or stamps, toned pages. The bright dustwrapper is very well creased/rubbed/chipped to the edges with tiny closed tears/chips to spine ends/corners supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; 192 pages .

$4.63

ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRY OUTLAWS

By Mcspadden, J.Walker and Chas.Wilson

United Kingdom: Associated Newspapers Ltd.. Good+. 1940. Hardcover. B0013K5O2U . A good 1940 hardcover without dustwrapper in clean brightly illustrated cloth covered boards rubbed on all the edges/corners and bumped/rubbed to the spine ends, spine is faded and binding is shaken but secure, no writing or stamps, ivoried occasionally foxed pages foxed/soiled to the text-block edges. Lovely full page colour illustrations by Wyeth. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Color Illustrations; 313 pages .

$11.84

The Young Alfred the Great
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The Young Alfred the Great

By Mitchison, Naomi

United Kingdom: Max Parrish. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1965. Second Printing. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR - A very good plus 2nd printing hardcover in clean tan boards bumped to the spine ends, sharp corners - SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER AND DEDICATED TO CARRADALE SCHOOL - in a very good minus bright price-intact dustwrapper creased to the upper edge with several closed tears and chips supplied in a new removable archival sleeve and presenting very well. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Signed by Author .

$19.77

THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE

By Treece, Henry

Bodley Head. Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1971. Hardcover. 0370012224 . A good solid ex-school library hardcover with pocket removed and several library stamps in a very good bright unclipped dustwrapper a touch creased to the edges - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Ex-Library .

$15.80

The Day Breaks

By Munro, Laurie

Christian Literature Crusade. Very Good. N.D.. Hardcover. A very good undated hardcover in clean blue cloth covered boards bumped to spine ends and lightly bumped to the corners, no writing or stamps, clean ivoried pages. Attractive colour frontispiece. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$16.53

The Hidden Face: A Story of Bohemia

By Ker, David

W & R Chambers Limited. Good+ in Poor dust jacket. 1928. Hardcover. A good hardcover in a poor price-clipped dustwrapper. The book is in blue cloth covered boards tanned to the edges and bumped/rubbed spine ends/corners, "Boy's Brigade" gift plate on the front endpaper (Glasgow 251st and dated 1936), toned lightly foxed pages soiled and foxed to text-block edges. The frail aged price-clipped dustwrapper is well creased/rubbed to all edges with small losses to spine ends/flap tips - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Attractive colour frontispiece and three mono plates by J. R. Burgess. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$26.38

THE WINDOWS OF ELISSA

By Ray, Mary

United Kingdom: Faber & Faber Limited. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0571118313 . A Near Fine First Edition hardcover in a Very Good dustjacket. The book is in clean brown boards, with slightly bumped spine ends and sharp corners. Internally, number printed on front endpaper, clean pages. The bright dustjacket is lightly bumped to the edges, with one small closed tear to the upper back panel - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$13.16

PATRIOT'S DAUGHTER: The Story of Anastasia Lafayette for Teen-Age Girls

By Malvern, Gladys

United States: Macrae Smith Company. Good. 1960. Hardcover. A Good ex-library hardcover without dustjacket. Book is in clean, rubbed pictorial boards, very lightly rubbed to spine ends, sharp corners. Internally, front endpaper removed, two library stamps, slightly foxed, ivoried pages, lightly foxed to text-block edges. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$39.61

WHAT KATY DID NEXT

By Coolidge, Susan M

United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Books. Near Fine. 1994. Paperback. 1854712365 . A Near Fine paperback with uncreased spine and covers. Internally, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; Mass Market PB .

$0.85

WITH WOLFE IN CANADA: Or, the Winning of a Continent

By Henty, G. A

United Kingdom: Latimer House. Good. 1953. Hardcover. A Good hardcover without dustjacket. Book is in lightly soiled red boards, with bumping to spine ends and corners. Internally, neat writing on front endpaper, lightly toned pages with light foxing. This book states it is 'slightly abridged'. Colour frontispiece. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .

$6.55

THE RUNAWAY SETTLERS
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THE RUNAWAY SETTLERS

By Locke, Elsie

United Kingdom: The Children's Book Club. Good. 1965. Hardcover. A Good hardcover without dustjacket. Book is in clean blue boards, with sunning to spine, bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners. Internally, owner's plate on the front endpaper, toned pages, toned and a little foxed to the text-block edges. A nice, tidy copy. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; B&W Illustrations .

$7.87