The Willoughby Captains: Talbot Baines Reed (Author), Harold Earnshaw (Illustrator) The Willoughby Captains: Talbot Baines Reed (Author), Harold Earnshaw (Illustrator) The Willoughby Captains: Talbot Baines Reed (Author), Harold Earnshaw (Illustrator) The Willoughby Captains: Talbot Baines Reed (Author), Harold Earnshaw (Illustrator)

The Willoughby Captains

Talbot Baines Reed (Author), Harold Earnshaw (Illustrator)

Published by Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1908
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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VERY RARE illustrated hardcover book, sorry no dust-jacket. "The Willoughby Captains" By Talbot Baines Reed. Illustrator: Harold Earnshaw. This is the New Edition, published by Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1908. 12mo, 19 cm x 13 cm x 4.9 cm, Blue cloth-covered boards, Gilt, black & colour embossed decoration and lettering on spine and front cover, Gilt embossed publisher's logo on back cover. CONTENTS ARE ALMOST LIKE NEW!!! However, there are several cracks forming between pages throughout the book. Spine is discoloured & a little grubby, some marks, bumped, scuffed & faded either end with tiny split in cloth at tail, decoration & lettering fully visible but slightly scuffed & worn away in places. Cover is slightly marked & discoloured in places more so on back which has bumps & bubbles in cloth, edges bumped & worn. Corners are bumped & frayed, boards exposed there. All outer edges foxed, top edge tarnished, may have been gilt. End papers slightly marked front & rear of book. Prize sticker on front pastedown. Some pages & illustration plates (very few) have slightly frayed edges, and/or scuffed corners. Light age tanning & occasional foxing throughout. SOUGHT-AFTER BOOK, LOVELY INSIDE!!! Full title: "The Willoughby Captains - A School Story" Another great tale of school adventures, a boat race between two Houses, and sabotage. With beautiful black & white illustrations on plates by Harold Earnshaw, including Frontispiece. 36 chapters in total, here are the first ten: I: The Last of the Old Captain. II: Four Hours in a Fag's Life. III: The Vacant Captaincy. IV: The New Captain's Introduction. V: The New Captain is Discussed on Land and Water. VI: Breakers Ahead. VII: The New Captain Enters on His Duties. VIII: The Willoughby Parliament in Session. IX: A Scientific Afternoon in Welch's. X: Wyndham Junior and His Friends. IN STOCK in the UK!!! We post the same day, or if that's not possible, the very next working day. Seller's Ref: 335-D. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-8925603751

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Title: The Willoughby Captains

Publisher: Henry Frowde, Hodder & Stoughton, London

Publication Date: 1908

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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