Physical description

A blue cloth hardcover book, A Great Mistake by Rev. T.S. Millington, with a gold, red and brown illustration of a boy climbing into a hot air balloon basket already in flight and a city skyline in sunset at the bottom of the cover. The title and author are printed in gold and black lettering on the front. An illustration in gold and brown is on spine of a soldier and a woman holding hands. Black initials RTS for the publisher are at base of the spine. Numerous black and white illustrations are inside. On the middle of the back cover black leaves are printed on it.

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Inscriptions & markings

'Presented to Thomas Sebire by the United Methodist Sabbath School Wandin Yallock for diligence and good attendance. March 31st 1888. J Hogg Superintendant'.


A novel from The Boy's Own Bookshelf No IV - a story of adventure of three boys who ran away from school, and later go to war and the siege of Paris.