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The Green Book for Boys - Herbert Strang (editor)

1910 - Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton, London - First Thus
‘Surrender, villains!’ cried Amos, pointing his sword full at the first man’s throat.

A selection of 22 Boy’s Own exciting adventures by the best ripping yarn writers of the period including G. A. Henty, Herbert Strang, Wilkie Collins, Percy Westerman, Manville Fenn and others. With titles like In The Grip of Smugglers, Iceland Ho!, Through The Enemy’s Lines, A Dash for Liberty, The Spur: A School Story, Sir Richard Grenville’s Last Fight, and The Cleverness of Carter.

Chock full of colour and black and white illustrations. 
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The Wonderful Adventures of Paul Bunyan - Louis Untermeyer [retold by], Everett Gee Jackson (illustrator)

1945 - The Limited Editions Club, New York - Number 736 of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator
The character of Paul Bunyan originated in folk tales circulated among lumberjacks in the Northeastern United States of America and eastern Canada, first appearing in print in a story published by Northern Michigan journalist James MacGillivray in 1906. A larger-than-life folk hero who embodies frontier vitality. He is a symbol of might, the willingness to work hard, and the resolve to overcome all obstacles.

This limited edition is wonderfully Illustrated with full page colour plates by Everett Gee Jackson, and housed in original slipcase and chemise.
 
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne, Edward A. Wilson (illustrator)

1956 - The Limited Editions Club, Los Angeles - Number 112 of 1500 copies
Signed by the illustrator, Edward A. Wilson, and featuring his striking hand-coloured illustrations throughout. Translated by Mercier Lewis, and with an introduction by Fletcher Pratt. Monthly letter of The Limited Editions Club laid in.

The extraordinary tale of Captain Nemo travelling around the world in his submarine, the
Nautilus, in search of a mysterious sea monster, this imaginary voyage has no rival in the realm of ocean adventure. Remarkably, Verne wrote the story 50 years before the invention of the submarine. 
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The Pothunters, Tales of St. Austin's, The Gold Bat, The Head of Kay's, - and - The White Feather. - P. G. Wodehouse

1972 to 1974 - Souvenir Press, London - First Souvenir Press Editions
‘Wodehouse in these early fables of inky fags and study fires at dusk, unwittingly released distant echoes of diaphanous lunacies to come....
Across the gulf of seventy years we perceive the authentic ambience’. - Benny Green,
The Spectator.

Five volumes encapsulating Wodehouse’s writing on boarding school life, the sports, camaraderie, Latin teachers, high jinks, and jolly good adventures. First published between 1902 to 1907.
 
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