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

23238. ADDIS Faith: BUTTERED SIDE DOWN
Deutsch 1985 1st. Pretitle creased. 3rd fun tale of running a Devon farm £19.50

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

23035. ALLAN Mabel Esther: 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 Mabel Esther: THE BACKGROUND CAME FIRST Part 2 - Other Countries
Privately printed booklet 1988. Signed author. 64 page booklet; my books & places £25.00

23725. ALLAN Mabel Esther: THE HAUNTED VALLEY & other poems
Privately printed booklet 1981. Signed author + a couple of corrections by her Small crease front wrap £20.00

23037. ALLAN Mabel Esther: 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

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

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

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

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

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

23239. HODGE Jane Aiken: THE PRIVATE WORLD OF GEORGETTE HEYER
Bodley Head 1984 1st. Coloured & bw illus Name fep Slightly bumped dw with faded spine £17.50

23727. HUGHES M V: A VICTORIAN FAMILY
OUP 3 x paperbacks 1980. They seem unread. Boxed set of her autobiographical trilogy - A London Child of the 1870s/A London Girl of the 1880s/A London Home in the 1890s £12.00

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

23449. JANSSON Tove: SCULPTOR'S DAUGHTER
Sort Of 2013 1st UK (originally published Finland 1968). Full of photos Pictorial boards £25.00

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

23803. MALCOLMSON Patricia & Robert (edited by): NELLA LAST IN THE 1950s
Profile Books 2010 paperback. Bw photo plates Inscr Wraps covered with cellophane Spine very slightly creased. Further diaries of Housewife 49 £5.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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