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1 Challenge to Adventure
Atkinson, M. E. ; illustrated from drawings by Stuart Tresilian John Lane The Bodley Head London 1942 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Original red boards have some grey / discolouration marks. Previous owner's bookplate on the half-title page. Some pale grubby / greyish marks to outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm and text pages are clean. pp. 288. 309256 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
5 The Sea of Adventure
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Stuart Tresilian Macmillan and Co Ltd London 1952 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback, pictorial cloth. Lacks dust jacket. Reprint; was first published in 1948. 5th impression. There is a long gift inscription written in pencil, taking up the whole of the front pastedown. The book is otherwise in nice, clean and bright, condition, though with just a slight forwards lean to the spine and slightly greyed and very light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm and inner hinges are good. pp. x, 321. 307753 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Castle of Adventure
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Stuart Tresilian Macmillan and Co Ltd London 1953 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. 6th impression. Pictorial cloth boards. The boards have just a few foxing spots (very few), slightly discoloured spine, with a couple of small pale marks to the spine. The binding is firm and square. Boards lightly bruised at spine ends and corners. Previous owner's name and address written on the front endpaper. Pages are nice and clean throughout. pp. viii, 319. 309297 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
6 The Ship of Adventure
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Stuart Tresilian Macmillan and Co Ltd 1958 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Pictorial cloth. Reprint. This title was first published in 1950. The sixth in the Adventure series. There are light marks to the boards, light bruising to spine ends, faded spine and partially faded back cover. Some pale marks to outer closed textblock page edges (nothing really definable; just lightly marked). Nice and clean inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Just a few pages have flattened creases to the corners. Pages clean and binding firm. No foxing. pp. viii, 328. 106130 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Mountain of Adventure
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Stuart Tresilian Macmillan and Co Ltd London 1949 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback, lacks dust jacket. Pictorial cloth. 3rd impression. In good condition but the boards have a heavy forwards lean to the spine and significant foxing to the spine and board edges. The binding is firm. Bruising to the spine ends and corners of the boards. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. A few pages have a very short tear to the bottom of the page margin, next to the spine. Pages are clean throughout. pp. viii, 327. 309296 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
7 Antarctic Adventure : The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
Fuchs, Sir Vivian ; illustrated by Stuart Tresilian Cassell London 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Stuart Tresilian 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Vivian Fuchs's re-telling of The Crossing of Antarctica, for a younger audience. In very good clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The binding is firm. The dust jacket is rubbed at the edges, with some short tears and the front flap has been price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). pp. 190. 001320 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
4 The River of Adventure
Blyton, Enid ; with illustrations by Stuart Tresilian Macmillan and Co Ltd 1955 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition but with a dust jacket from a slightly later edition. Printed price on the front flap of the DJ of 11s 6d. net (with a printed strikethrough of earlier price of 10s 6d net). Pictorial cloth. There are some grubby marks to the boards (no heavy stains), a forwards lean to the spine and the cloth is worn quite thin at the spine. A small rub to the bottom edge of the front board and light rubs to corners. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are a few minor grubby handling marks to page margins and some marks to outer closed textblock page edges. The binding is firm and hinges good. The dust jacket has an old tape repair to the underside, several tears and quite a long tear the front flap join; small chips to the edges, with some minor loss, and the jacket is a little faded at the spine. Although the printed price is still present, the bottom corner of the front dust jacket flap has been clipped. pp. viii, 277. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 307709 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
8 Circus Brumby
Patchett, Mary Elwyn ; illustrated by Stuart Tresilian Lutterworth Press London 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Tresilian, Stuart 
Hardback with dust jacket. Light blue boards, faded at the spine in areas corresponding with dust jacket loss. Also, a short scratch to the spine. The binding is nice and firm and pages clean and fresh. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are just a few small foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock page edge. No foxing to other edges or to pages. pp. 190. The dust jacket has several tear at the spine, with some small loss; a few other tears to edges, and rubs, creases, chips and nicks to the edges also. Front flap price clipped. pp. 190. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308784 
Price: 30.00 GBP

 



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