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20742. ELINOR M BRENT-DYER CENTENARY 1894-1994
FOCS nd. Wraps grubby & a bit creased16 page booklet mostly photos of Chalet places & the celebrations 3.50

21896. LUTON HIGH SCHOOL 1930-2000 70th anniversary
Privately published. A brief history on A4 loose leaf pages 3.50

20941. ADDIS Faith: GREEN BEHIND THE EARS
Deutsch 1984 1st. Nice copy in very slightly bumped dw. 2nd fun tale of running a Devon farm 10.00

23033. ALLAN ME: TO BE AN AUTHOR
Privately printed booklet 1982. Signed author. 62 page booklet; autobiography - MEA & her writing 30.00

23034. ALLAN ME: MORE ABOUT BEING AN AUTHOR
Privately printed booklet 1985. Wraps slightly creased Signed author. 68 page booklet; further thoughts 20.00

23035. ALLAN ME: THE BACKGROUND CAME FIRST Part 1 - Britain & Ireland
Privately printed booklet 1988. Wraps slightly creased Signed author. 78 page booklet; my books & places 25.00

23036. ALLAN ME: THE BACKGROUND CAME FIRST Part 2 - Other Countries
Privately printed booklet 1988. Signed author. 64 page booklet; my books & places 25.00

23037. ALLAN ME: THE ROAD TO THE ISLES & OTHER PLACES
Privately printed paperback 1989. Wraps a bit creased back wrap marked Signed author. 120 page booklet; some hostellingjourneys with a rucksack 25.00

20330. ANDERSON Verily: SPAM TOMORROW
Hart-Davis 1956 2nd imp. Name fep Dw rubbed marked & slightly torn on edges.Growing up in a Sussex rectory boarding school debutante FANY marriage in a West End flat in the blitz up to the birth of her first child 37.50

22666. ANON: THE LADYBIRD BOOK OF THE HANGOVER
Penguin Random House 2015. Spine ends very slightly rubbed Label on back board. An adult take on the old Ladybirds 2.50

22289. AVERY Gillian: NINETEENTH CENTURY CHILDREN
Hodder & Stoughton 1965 1st. 8 doublesided bw plates Name fep Spine ends rubbed Rubbed slightly chipped dw. Heroes & heroines in British children's stories 1780 - 1900 12.50

22291. BECKER May Lamberton: CHOOSING BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
OUP 1937 1st. Inscr Foxing Corners bumped Dw repaired on reverse torn & missing chunks. One parent to another - with suggested book lists 8.50

17232. BOLGER Francis & EPPERLY E (eds): MY DEAR MR M: Letters to G B MacMillan from LM Montgomery
McGraw Hill (Canada) 1980 1st. Bw photo plates Lacks fep Dw a bit browned with small tear on front. 39 years of letters between friends 4.50

22852. BRENT-DYER EM: COLLECTED VERSE
NCC booklet supplement 14 2006. Generally vg. All her verse transcribed from various notebooks plus all that appeared in her books 2.00

22288. BRIDGE Mariei (editor): SCHOOLGIRL VOICES 1883-1983
Privately published nd. Full of photos Name fep Dw rubbed & slightly torn on edges. A history of Bromley High School in the words of those who were there 12.50

19662. BULL Angela: NOEL STREATFEILD
Collins 1984 1st. Bw photo plates Lacks fep Library stamp on foredge Tape marks on boards Slightly bumped dw 8.50

19673. CADOGAN Mary & CRAIG Pat: YOU'RE A BRICK ANGELA
Gollancz 1976 1st. Illus Front hinge weak Board a bit bumped & marked Bumped dw . A new look at Girls' Fiction from 1839-1975 6.50

22290. DEUCHER Sybil: EDVARD GRIEG Boy of the Northland
Faber 1957 rep. Illus Slightly torn dw missing small bits Quarto format. Fictionalised biography 9.50

19690. DEWES Simon: A SUFFOLK CHILDHOOD
Hutchinson 1959 1st. Illus J Goodall Staff library rubber stamp Torn creased dw missing chunks. Hadleigh 1914-9 4.00

21894. EGOFF Sheila, STUBBS GT & ASHLEY LF (ed): ONLY CONNECT - readings on children's literature
OUP Cananda 1980 paperback 2nd edition. Possibly lacks fep Tippexed out inscr on pre-title Foredge a bit grubby Corners & edges of wraps a bit creased. A gathering of 40 essays by such as Sutcliff RL Green Godden Tolkien Travers CS Lewis 6.50

21602. EMILSEN Susan: THE LILY & THE LION - a History of Abbotsleigh
Richard Smart 2000 1st. Full of coloured & bw photos Small smudge on fep where someone's erased the price Boards & dw slightly bumped Includes laid in bookmark and feels unread. Abbotsleigh girls' school in Sydney founded in 1885 12.50

22294. FREEMAN Gillian: THE SCHOOLGIRL ETHIC
Lane 1976 1st. Bw photo plates Foredge foxed Bumped slightly grubby dw Browned dw rubbed on edges. The life & work of Angela Brazil 9.50

19995. GOODALL John: VICTORIANS ABROAD
Macmillan 1980 1st. Spine worn Small format. No text - coloured pictures throughout 4.00

22668. GRAHAM Ysenda Maxtone: TERMS & CONDITIONS
Plain Foxed 2016. Corners slightly bumped Paper wraparound Pocket sized. Life in Girls' Boarding-Schools 1939-79 8.50

22671. GRANT Jane: COME HITHER, NURSE
Hale 1958 rep. Pages edges browning Chipped slightly rubbed dw. Amusing adventures of a student nurse 12.50

19693. HARRIS Mollie: A KIND OF MAGIC
Chatto 1969 1st. Illus John Ward RA Tape marks on fep Taped in coloured pic of Witney Slightly torn worn grubby dw. An Oxfordshire childhood in the 1920s 4.50

22293. LANDSBERG Michele: THE WORLD OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Simon & Schuster 1988 1st. Page edges browning Front hinge weak Dw bumped on spine ends. A guide to more than 400 children's books from around the world 12.50

21597. MACVICAR Angus: SALT IN MY PORRIDGE
Jarrolds 1972 rep. Bw photo plates Dw slightly rubbed on spine ends. Confessions of a minister's son - a gently humerous memoir by the author of 1950s children's science fiction 7.50

20775. MAYNARD AM: AN ABC OF GAMES
ULP 1954 1st. Name fep Foredge slightly foxed Slightly rubbed dw browned on back. Another book I used with my Guides in the 1980s/90s 3.50

22274. McCLELLAND Helen: THE CHALET SCHOOL COMPANION
Armada paperback 1994. Spine creased. Articles about the school + 2 short stories from the Chalet Annuals 3.50

22850. McCLELLAND Helen: ELINOR M BRENT-DYER'S CHALET SCHOOL
Armada 1989 paperback. Illus Corners very slightly rubbed Quarto format 5.00

23032. McCLELLAND Helen: BEHIND THE CHALET SCHOOL
New Horizon 1981 1st. Photos Dw very slightly bumped. Biog of EBD 17.50

22667. NESBIT E: LONG AGO WHEN I WAS YOUNG
Beehive Books 1987. Many delightful watercolour plates George Buchanan + line Ardizzone Gilt lettered boards Dw slightly bumped on edges Quarto format. Intro Streatfeild; childhood memories 8.50

19996. SEYMOUR-SMITH Martin: RUDYARD KIPLING
Macdonald 1989 1st. Bw photo plates Front of dw a bit scraped. Psychological biography 3.00

20339. SHANKS Edward: RUDYARD KIPLING
Right Book Club 1941. Boards slightly bumped Torn dw missing small pieces rubbed & creased on edges & with a faded spine. A study in literature & political ideas 3.00

20346. STREATFEILD Noel: ALL ABOUT QUEEN VICTORIA
Allen 1961 1st UK. 2-colour illus Pages a bit marked Heavy foxing on edges Torn dw rubbed on edges & missing piece top spine It has a library code on the spine but no signs inside the book Piece cut from dw flap 12.50

20939. STREATFEILD Noel: ENJOYING OPERA
Dobson 1966 1st. 2-tone illus H Abrahams Exlibrary Lacks prelims to title page Tear between front flap & front Label on spine. Everything a child needs to know 7.50

19663. SUTCLIFF Rosemary: HOUSES & HISTORY
Batsford 1960 1st. Illus Bottom edge of boards rubbed Dw rubbed on edfges with small tears. The people who lived at various English stately homes 6.00

20347. TIMOTHY Christopher: VET BEHIND THE EARS
Severn House 1981 1st hardback. Bw photo plates Foxing on page edges Grubby worn & rubbed dw. The story of playing James Herriot 3.00

19678. TOWNSEND John Rowe: WRITTEN FOR CHILDREN
Bodley Head paperback 1990 reprint of 1987 revised edition. Illus Spine & corners a little creased. An outline of English-language children's literature 4.00

20351. TREASE Geoffrey: TALES OUT OF SCHOOL
Heinemann 1949 rep. Name fep Light foxing Boards slightly rubbed & bumped. A survey of children's fiction 6.00

19240. UTTLEY Alison: SECRET PLACES & other essays
Faber lacks title page. Illus Tunnicliffe Ex library Fairly well read Grubby dw. Her early experiences in London where she went as a science teacher before the 1st World War + her Derbys childhood + a lecture on Walter de la Mare 6.00

19665. UTTLEY Alison: RECIPES FROM AN OLD FARMHOUSE
Faber 1973 paperback. Illus P Baynes Foredge a bit browned Wraps marked & a bit worn 3.00

22669. van PRAAGH Peggy: HOW I BECAME A BALLET DANCER
Nelson Junior paperback 1959. Bw frontis & 3 double-sided photo plates 1 text page creased Spine & wraps creased Pages browning Name fep & front wrap 7.50

22853. WHITE Colin: THE WORLD OF THE NURSERY
Dutton 1984 US 1st. Photos & illustrations throughout Boards a bit rubbed on edges Slightly bumped & marked dw Large format. A history of children's nurseries - furniture furnishings decorations toys etc 10.00

20022. WILLIAMS Harry: WITH ROBERT KNOX IN CEYLON
Muller 1964 1st. Bw photo plates & line drawings Foxing Slightly frayed & chipped dw. Adventures in Geography series Knox's exploration of the island in the 17th century under constant fear of death from the king who killed any white man found in the interior of the island 8.50