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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 4.50

19244. RUTGERS PREPARATORY SCHOOL LOWER SCHOOL HANDBOOK
nd mid 1970s. Some foxing Wraps a bit grubby. 24 page booklet issued by Rutgers Preparatory School 1345 Easton Avenue Somerset New Jersey with everything a new pupil or his/her parent could want or need to know 3.00

20733. L M MONTGOMERY AS MRS EWAN MACDONALD OF THE LEASKDALE MANSE 1911-1926
Privately published booklet 1965. Bw illus Wraps a bit creased 20 page booklet. Memories of LMM's years as a minister's wife 12.50

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 12.50

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 40.00

21601. ANON: SHERBORNE SCHOOL FOR GIRLS 1899-1949
Privately published 1949. Bw photo plates Inscr Some foxing Boards a bit bumped. 12.50

21373. ANON: CHILDREN OF THE HIDDEN VALLEY
Hutchinson 1959. Coloured photos throughout Map eps with slight tape marks Pictorial laminated boards Corners a bit rubbed Crinkled dw slightly rubbed & chipped. First of a series about children of other countries; this is the story of the children of the Lotschental Valley a beautiful little hidden valley of Switzerland 10.00

19978. AVERY Gillian: CHILD'S EYE - a history of children's books through three centuries
Channel 4 booklet 1989 (to accompany Child's Eye). Coloured & line illus. Mainly 18th & 19th centuries 3.50

17635. BARNE Kitty: LISTENING TO THE ORCHESTRA
Dent 1958 rep. Bw photo plates Board edge a bit faded Worn dw. 3.50

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 7.50

19662. BULL Angela: NOEL STREATFEILD
Collins 1984 1st. Bw photo plates Lacks fep Library stamp on foredge Tape marks on boards Slightly bumped dw 10.00

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 9.50

21600. CAMPBELL Jen: WEIRD THINGS CUSTOMERS SAY IN BOOKSHOPS
Constable 2012. 1 corner bumped Dw. A quick read yet funny and sad 5.00

20354. COLE Babette: REVOLTING RULES FOR GETTING A WOMAN
Popup Press (US) 1997 miniature book. Pictorial laminated boards Popups seem complete 7.50

17741. DAWNAY Jean: HOW I BECAME A FASHION MODEL
Nelson Junior paperback 1960. Bw photo plates Wraps very slightly worn 4.00

19690. DEWES Simon: A SUFFOLK CHILDHOOD
Hutchinson 1959 1st. Illus J Goodall Staff library rubber stamp Torn creased dw missing chunks. Hadleigh 1914-9 5.00

19990. EDWARDS Monica: THE VALLEY & THE FARM
Quality Book Club 1972. Bw photo plates Slightly bumped dw. The people & animals of her farm & valley 12.00

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 15.00

18672. FREEMAN Gillian: THE SCHOOLGIRL ETHIC
Lane 1976 1st. Bw photo plates Bumped slightly grubby dw. The life & work of Angela Brazil 9.50

21814. GARNETT Eve: FIRST AFFECTIONS
Muller 1982 1st. Bw frontis Pages browning Slightly bumped indented dw. Some autobiographical chapters of early childhood 15.00

17639. GODDEN Rumer: A TIME TO DANCE, NO TIME TO WEEP
Macmillan 1987 1st. Bw photo plates Address label fep Boards very slightly rubbed on edges Dw a bit bumped. An autobiography of her early years 9.50

21603. GOLABEK Mona & COHEN Lee: THE CHILDREN OF WILLESDEN LANE - Beyond the Kindertransport: a memoir of music, love and survival
Grand Central Publishing (US) 2003 paperback. Large illegible inscription Bottom spine slightly scraped. Told by her daughter the story of Lisa Jura a musical prodigy who was sent to England on a Kindertransport - what happened to her in England and the house full of others in the same situation 4.50

19692. GOLDSTONE Lawrence & Nancy: SLIGHTLY CHIPPED Footnotes in booklore
St Martin's Press 1999 US 1st. Dw/ Bookcollecting in the USA - tracking down writings & correspondence of the Bloomsbury group Stoker's earliest notes for Dracula books from the Duke & Duchess of Windsor's home - full of anecdotes & eccentric personalities 4.50

19995. GOODALL John: VICTORIANS ABROAD
Macmillan 1980 1st. Spine worn Small format. No text - coloured pictures throughout 5.00

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 6.00

17472. JOHNSTON Norma: LOUISA MAY
Four Winds (US) 1991 1st. Exlibrary Illus Hinges strengthened with tape Fairly well read Slightly out of shape Dw. Biography 3.50

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 8.50

20774. MALONEY Alison: SOMETHING FOR THE GIRLS
Constable 2009 1st. Exlibrary but mostly disguised Full of coloured illus Bottom edge slightly rubbed Dw bumped Large landscape quarto volume. The Official Guide to the First 100 Years of Guiding; interesting history 5.00

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 4.00

19216. McCLELLAND Helen: THE CHALET SCHOOL COMPANION
Armada paperback 1994. Inscribed by author to Kate. Articles about the school + 2 short stories from the Chalet Annuals 5.00

20936. McCLELLAND Helen: ELINOR M BRENT-DYER'S CHALET SCHOOL
Armada 1989 paperback. Illus Wraps slightly creased scraped & rubbed Small tear back wrap Quarto format 4.50

18671. McLAREN Duncan: LOOKING FOR ENID
Portobello paperback 2008. Spine creased and top chipped. The mysterious & inventive life of Enid Blyton - fiction biography autobiography humour somewhat weird 5.00

18693. MEE Arthur: SOMERSET - County of Romantic Splendour
Hodder & Stoughton 1956 rep. Full of sepia photos Dw torn on spine & stained on corner. The King's England covering all towns villages & hamlets; includes 1 page of photos & 2 pages of text on Cleeve 5.00

16409. MOTE Dave (edited by): CONTEMPORARY POPULAR WRITERS
St James Press (US) 1997 1st. Boards slightly marked Quarto format. Short biographies with bibliographies & a critical essay of authors from Douglas Adams to Timothy Zahn from an American perspective 6.50

16271. POOLE Philippa (compiled by): THE DIARIES OF ETHEL TURNER
Collins (Australia) 1989 paperback. Bw photo illus Inscr Slightly creased wraps Quarto format 5.00

20350. PRICE Susan: BOOKS FOR LIFE
Gondwanaland Press (NZ) booklet 1991 1st. Illus Spine a bit worn. The story of a collection of children's books donated to the National Library of New Zealand - collecting the books and reading them 7.50

20734. RIDLEY Hilda M: THE STORY OF L M MONTGOMERY
Harrap 1956 1st. Bw photo plates Nice copy in slightly torn & marked dw 6.50

19996. SEYMOUR-SMITH Martin: RUDYARD KIPLING
Macdonald 1989 1st. Bw photo plates Front of dw a bit scraped. Psychological biography 5.00

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 5.00

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 17.50

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 9.50

20940. STREATFEILD Noel (edited by): THE YEARS OF GRACE
Evans 1950 1st. Illus Boards patchily faded stained & very worn on corners & spine ends. A book for girls with sections on you your home careers etc with articles by such as R Crompton E Cadell R Godden K Barne J Pudney N Lofts and of course NS herself 6.50

21442. SUTCLIFF Rosemary: BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS
Bodley Head 1983 1st. Bw photos Dw spine ends bumped. A recollection of her childhood 12.50

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 7.50

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 4.00

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 5.00

20351. TREASE Geoffrey: TALES OUT OF SCHOOL
Heinemann 1949 rep. Name fep Light foxing Boards slightly rubbed & bumped. A survey of children's fiction 7.50

19240. UTTLEY Alison: SECRET PLACES & orher 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 9.50

19665. UTTLEY Alison: RECIPES FROM AN OLD FARMHOUSE
Faber 1973 paperback. Illus P Baynes Foredge a bit browned Wraps marked & a bit worn 4.00

21599. VIPONT Elfrida: THE STORY OF QUAKERISM through three centuries
Bannisdale Press 1960 new illustrated edition. Bw photo plates Boards a bit bumped 9.50

20021. WILLIAMS Beryl: FASHION IS OUR BUSINESS
Gifford 1948 1st. Inscr Bw photo plates Boards very worn. Chapters on American fashion designers and their designs for teenagers 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 10.00

20023. YOUNG Percy M: DVORAK
Benn/White 1970 1st. Lovely line illus Dw slightly stained on spine & back. Masters of Music series 5.00