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

24233. (BRENT-DYER Elinor M): THE CHALET CLUB INVITES YOU ...
Small leaflet nd approx 1959. 3.5 x 6.5" folded leaflet. Front has above text on background of edelweiss; left inside tells the objects and privileges of the club; right inside has application form; back has checklist of books School at to Theodora Would have been inserted in a book" £20.00

24264. (OXENHAM Elsie J) compiled KENDALL Olga Lock and ALLEN Ruth: RIBBIE'S BOOK - GIVE MY LOVE TO THE STARS
EJO Society 1996 paperback. Wraps creased and rubbed. Letters and stories EJO wrote to Ribby/Ribbie a small terminally ill boy £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

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

23804. BROAD Richard & FLEMING Suzie (edited by): NELLA LAST'S WAR
Profile Books 2006 paperback. Bw photo plates Inscr Wraps covered with cellophane Spine very slightly creased. The Second World War Diaries of Housewife 49 £5.00

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

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

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

23240. FOSTER John, FINNIS Ern and NIMON Maureen: AUSTRALIAN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
LiS Press 1995 paperback. Crossed out name fep Small stain foredge Corners rubbed. An Exploration of Genre & Theme £25.00

23737. FRASER Eugenie: THE HOUSE BY THE DVINA
Corgi paperback 1986. Bw photo plates Hinges a little weak in the middle Spine & corners creased Wraps a bit worn. A Russian childhood 1914-1920 £4.50

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

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

23508. JACKSON Arthur: MORE TALES FROM A COUNTRY PRACTICE
Souvenir Press1987 1st. Dw. Memoirs of an East Anglian doctor (nothing to do with the wonderful TV series) £5.00

23996. KEATING HRF (ed by): WHODUNIT?
Windward 1982 1st. Illus Page edges browning Dw very slightly torn & bumped. A Guide to Crime Suspense & Spy Fiction £3.00

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

23802. MALCOLMSON Patricia & Robert (edited by): NELLA LAST'S PEACE
Profile Books 2006 paperback. Bw photo plates Inscr Wraps covered with cellophane Spine a bit creased. The post-war diaries of Housewife 49 £5.00

24183. MANGAN Lucy: HOPSCOTCH AND HANDBAGS
Headline paperback 2008. Rubber stamp title page Wraps grubby and worn Reading copy. Funny guide of how to be a girl £2.00

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 £3.50

24114. McCLAY David (selected & introduced by): DEAR MR MURRAY - Letters to a Gentleman Publisher
Murray 2018 1st. As new in dw. To celebrate their 250th anniversary letters from the archive including Charles Darwin Austen Byron Betjeman and many others £7.50

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

23726. McCLELLAND Helen (edited by): ELINOR M BRENT-DYER'S CHALET SCHOOL
Armada 1989 paperback. Illus Wraps a bit worn Quarto format. Stories articles & competitions £5.00

23237. MIDDELBOE Penelope, FRY Donald & GRACE Christopher edited by: WE SHALL NEVER SURRENDER
Pan paperback 2012. VG. Wartime Diaries 1939-1945; people from all walks of life £5.00

23732. NIALL Brenda: SEVEN LITTLE BILLABONGS
Melbourne University Press 1979 1st. Map of Billabong on eps Boards very slightly bumped Slightly rubbed dw. The world of Ethel Turner and Mary Grant Bruce £20.00

23728. POOLE Philippa (compiled by): THE DIARIES OF ETHEL TURNER
Ure Smith (Australia) 1979 1st. Bw photo illus Small inscr Board edges slightly rubbed Slightly torn & rubbed dw Quarto format £25.00

24271. RICARD Anette: MIST ON THE WINDOW PANES
Hutchinson 1961 1st. Name fep Slightly torn stained dw. An Anglo-Danish girl's childhood in China between the wars £15.00

23232. ROMANY: OUT WITH ROMANY AGAIN
ULP 1939 rep. 8 bw plates slightly crinkled (2 loose) Hinges weak Boards a bit grubby & bumped £4.00

23233. ROMANY: OUT WITH ROMANY BY MEADOW AND STREAM
ULP 1942 1st. 5 bw plates Boards very slightly marked & bumped £9.50

23234. ROMANY: OUT WITH ROMANY BY THE SEA
ULP 1941 1st. 8 bw plates Corners bumped £9.50

23731. SMITH Emma: MAIDEN'S TRIP
Bloomsbury paperback 2011. Wraps a bit creased. Originally published in 1948 a wartime adventure on the Grand Union Canal £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 £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

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

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