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1 Henty, G.A. BY CONDUCT AND COURAGE: A STORY OF THE DAYS OF NELSON.
W. Foulsham, London, n.d. 
224 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Colour frontispiece. "This book has been carefully edited and slightly abridged to meet the reading tastes of the Modern Boy." - From verso of title page. "This is the heroic story of Will Gilmore, who went to sea as a ship's boy and came back a captain in the Royal Navy - the story of a boy who won success and fame by his conduct and courage in the face of great danger. It is a tale of vigour and action, endurance and daring - a tal e of sea-fights with the pirates of the West Indies and the Moors of Algiers, and of the great sea-battles against the French in the days when Nelson was a captain. In this fine historical novel - the last he wrote - G.A. Henty had brought a c o l o u r ful age back to life and told a story packed with thrills, excitement, and superb heroism." Approx. first half of pages are lightly browned and last half of pages are moderately browned. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrin kl in g, s ev er al edge tears - one with old tape and three with archival tape repairs, one or two tiny chips, colors are bright, protected in a mylar sleeve. Very good-/Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
2 Henty, G.A. IN THE HEART OF THE ROCKIES: A STORY OF ADVENTURE IN COLORADO.
W. Foulsham, London, n.d. 
223 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Colour frontispiece. "This book has been carefully edited and slightly abridged to meet the reading tastes of the Modern Boy." - From verso of title page. "In the heart of the Rockies lay g old - and 'Straight' Harry Wade knew where to find it. His sixteen-year-old nephew, Tom, fresh from England, was one of the small party that set out with him to brave the dangers of the Colorado and seek their fortunes. They had to face aval a n c h e s , grizzly bears, and hostile Indians on the war-path, before they reached their goal - and the only way back was by canoe down the Colorado River, over rapids and through the Grand Canyon, with fresh perils at every turn --" Dust jacket h as s om e li ght edge wear/creasing, a few very small edge tears, colors are very bright, protected in a mylar sleeve. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
3 Henty, G.A. UNDER WELLINGTON'S COMMAND: A TALE OF THE PENINSULAR WAR.
W. Foulsham, London, n.d. 
223 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Colour frontispiece. "Young Terence O'Connor was under Wellington's command, but he did not serve in the regular army. In the war in Spain and Portugal he led a small force or partisans - a lmost a private army of his own, which made daring raids deep into enemy territory. The risk of capture was always great, and twice Terence was taken prisoner - and twice he escaped. Each time he returned to lead his men back into danger, an d t i m e and again the gallant partisans struck hard against Napoleon's troops." Very light browning to pages and edges of text block, tiny dint on bottom edge of front board, tiny area of fading on front board. Dust jacket has moderate edge we ar / cr ea si ng with some tiny tears and chips, colors ar bright, protected in a mylar sleeve. Very Good/Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
4 Henty, G.A. WINNING HIS SPURS: A TALE OF THE CRUSADES.
Latimer House, London, 1954. 
256 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w frontispiece. A tale of chivalry, as Sir Cuthbert wins his spurs in the service of King Richard. Slight curvature to book, gift inscription on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has seve ral closed tears, light browning to spine, light rubbing/soiling, light edge wear/wrinkling with a few tiny tears - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small light stain on inside of front flap-fold, protected in a mylar sleeve. Ver y G o o d /Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
5 Henty, G.A. WITH MOORE AT CORUNNA. A TALE OF THE PENINSULAR WAR.
Latimer House, London, 1959. 
224 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w frontispiece. Terence O'Connor fights with the Mayo Fusiliers to free Portugal from Napoleon's forces. Tiny dint at top edge of front board, very light browning to edges of text block - a few very tiny stains on top of text block. Dust jacket has been price clipped, has a few small chips and tears - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light edge wear/creasing, colors are very bright, minor soiling and rubbing on r e a r p a nel, protected in a mylar sleeve. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 

 


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