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Harry Milvaine

£24.99

Product description

This is one of the rollicking adventure tales by the prolific author Gordon Stables, and tells of the exciting and swashbuckling career of Harry Milvaine, born into a landed family and progressing through a life in the Navy and a period in the wilds of Africa, including a time when he was a slave... All possible adventures befall him, and he would have appealed hugely to young lads of the late 19th/early 20th centuries.

William Gordon Stables (1840–1910) was a Scottish-born medical doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction, primarily for boys.

Our book is in very nice condition for its age, bound in shiny illustrated green cloth covers with title in gilt on the front, and title, author & publisher in faded gilt & black lettering on the spine. There are only moderate signs of exterior wear - a little shelf wear to top & tail of the spine and minimal bumping of corners; some slight deterioration of the colours generally. Inside, the binding is generally firm, with no loose pages (one point of weakness at the front, where the endpaper is cracked and webbing visible; all pages clean, though lightly tanned generally. All textblock edges dark-coloured. Some very small spots of foxing on the title page; more general foxing on both pastedowns. Front pastedown has a pasted Prize label dated Christmas 1915 from Willesden Education Committee/Christ Church Brondesbury School. A number of coloured illustrations (including frontispiece) by Archibald Webb.

Item details

Added value:
Rare & collectable
Author(s):
Stables, G.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19.5 x 14 x 5 cm
Edition:
1916
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
368
Publisher:
Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton
Title:
Harry Milvaine

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This is one of the rollicking adventure tales by the prolific author Gordon Stables, and tells of the exciting and swashbuckling career of Harry Milvaine, born into a landed family and progressing through a life in the Navy and a period in the wilds of Africa, including a time when he was a slave... All possible adventures befall him, and he would have appealed hugely to young lads of the late 19th/early 20th centuries.

William Gordon Stables (1840–1910) was a Scottish-born medical doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction, primarily for boys.

Our book is in very nice condition for its age, bound in shiny illustrated green cloth covers with title in gilt on the front, and title, author & publisher in faded gilt & black lettering on the spine. There are only moderate signs of exterior wear - a little shelf wear to top & tail of the spine and minimal bumping of corners; some slight deterioration of the colours generally. Inside, the binding is generally firm, with no loose pages (one point of weakness at the front, where the endpaper is cracked and webbing visible; all pages clean, though lightly tanned generally. All textblock edges dark-coloured. Some very small spots of foxing on the title page; more general foxing on both pastedowns. Front pastedown has a pasted Prize label dated Christmas 1915 from Willesden Education Committee/Christ Church Brondesbury School. A number of coloured illustrations (including frontispiece) by Archibald Webb.

Added value:
Rare & collectable
Author(s):
Stables, G.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
19.5 x 14 x 5 cm
Edition:
1916
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
368
Publisher:
Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton
Title:
Harry Milvaine

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