Strang, Herbert, ed. (Lt.-Colonel A. Lloyd Owen, Tom Talbot, Air Commodore L.E.O. Charlton, Gunby Hadath, J.C. Bristow-Noble, R.M. Lloyd, C. Fox Smtih, Leslie Beresford, Captain G.A. Hope, K. Wallis Coales, Wilfrid Robertson, Lawrence R. Bourne, et
Title THE BIG BOOK FOR BOYS.
Publisher Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press, London / Oxford, 1937.
Seller ID 23711
Unpaginated, large 8vo (9 7/8" H, approx 1 7/8" wide), pictorial hard cover (boy playing water polo) - no dust jacket. 4 colour plates, numerous b&w illustrations. Contents: The Pathan Syce (Lt.-Colonel A. Lloyd Owen); The Misnomer (drawing) (Tom Talbot); Down in the Desert (Air Commodore L.E.O. Charlton); Justin's Unaccountable Impulses (Gunby Hadath); The Tawnley Marten Hunt (J.C. Bristow-Noble); Building the Cricketer (R.M. Lloyd); The Dream (Claude Flight); The Mantle of Elijah (Leslie B eresford); The Black Mew (Captain G. A. Hope); The Writing on the Wall (K. Wallis Coales); Camp Craft in the African Wilds (Wilfrid Robertson); Pilots, According to the Bo'sun (Lawrence R. Bourne); Scout Shanties - Fire Lighting (J.H.); Fair F i g h t i n g (Fishing) (Commander J.G. Bower); Grimshaw Comes Back (Michael Poole); Nature's Enchanting Puzzle Book (Marcus Woodward); The Secret Range (G. Gaston Vincent); The Ju-ju Man ('Selim'); Donkey Work (L.R. Brighwell). Scattered tiny fo xi ng m ar ks o n the preliminary pages and on a few rear pages, slight browning to pages, browning to edges of text block, light to moderate edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, fading to spine color, book slightly cracked in two places, are as of lig ht dis co loration on rear board, light rubbing and a few tiny scuffs. Good+