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

24505. THE WONDER BOOK OF NATURE
Ward Lock nd. Plates & illus throughout Inscr Pictorial boards worn & rubbed especially on corners & edges £7.50

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

24349. BRITTON James (chosen by): AN ANTHOLOGY OF VERSE FOR CHILDREN VOLUME 3
OUP 1957. Hinges weak Decorated boards Dw. Dickinson Sitwell Sassoon Auden Wilde de la Mare Hardy Yeats and many others £3.00

24350. BRITTON James (chosen by): AN ANTHOLOGY OF VERSE FOR CHILDREN VOLUME 4
OUP 1958. Decorated boards Dw. Wordsworth Whitman Kipling Stevenson Shakespeare and dozens more £3.00

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

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

24450. READ Miss: A FORTUNATE GRANDCHILD
Joseph 1982 1st. Illus Bookseller's sticker fep Dw slightly bumped on ends. Affectionate memories of her 2 grandmothers £7.50

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

24503. ROBERTS Kenneth: MARCH TO QUEBEC
Doubleday (US) 1946 rep. Bw frontis Map eps (bookplate pasted on front map) Corners bumped Spine dulled Very thick. Journals of the members of Arnold's expedition compiled and annotated during the writing of Arundel £20.00

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

24348. STEVENSON Robert Louis: A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES
Hopetoun Press 1947. Wood engravings by Joan Hassall Small inscription Page edges brown Corners bumped Some staining both inside the book and on the boards Smells musty £3.50

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