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The Woman Who Won Things, AHLBERG, Allan
1 AHLBERG, Allan The Woman Who Won Things
London Walker Books 2002 0744581273 / 9780744581270 First Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good Very Good McEWEN, Katharine 
Glazed pictorial boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 80pp; colour ills. Toning and thumbing to pages which are a little wavy. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges and scuffed to surface. The second adventure about the Gaskitt family. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Little Women, ALCOTT, Louisa M.
2 ALCOTT, Louisa M. Little Women
Ward Lock & Co, Ltd Hard Cover Good Good 
The Royal Series No.7. Undated. Blue boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 255pp; b/w frontis. Light rubbing and bumping to corners; sunning to foot of spine; foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and chipped to egdes. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The High House, ARUNDEL, Honor
3 ARUNDEL, Honor The High House
London Hamish Hamilton 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good ARMITAGE, Eileen 
A Reindeer Book. Pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; 152pp; b/w ills. Very light bumping to corners and spine ends. Price-clipped dustwrapper has light edgewar with small chip to one corner. Emma is sent to stay with her chaotic Aunt Patsy following the death of her parents. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Alice and Thomas and Jane, BAGNOLD, Enid
4 BAGNOLD, Enid Alice and Thomas and Jane
London William Heinemann Ltd 1946 Reprint Hard Cover Good JONES, Laurian 
Decorated cloth boards, no dustwrapper; 172pp; photo frontis plus two tone ills by the author and her daughter Laurian Jones. Light marking to cloth with lightly bumped corners; previous owner gift inscription dated 1951 to front endpaper; binding very slightly pulled in a couple of places; occasional small mark to pages. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Saucy Jane Family, BLYTON, Enid
5 BLYTON, Enid The Saucy Jane Family
London Lutterworth Press 1962 Hard Cover Near Very Good Good GERVIS, Ruth 
Sixth impression. Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 94pp; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Light sunning to lower edge of cloth; foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, creased, nicked and chipped to edges with small patch of sticker residue to lower spine. Mike, Belinda, Ann and their parents spend their holidays in a houseboat. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Meadowsweet Farm, BRADBY, Violet
6 BRADBY, Violet Meadowsweet Farm
London Oxford University Press: Humphrey Milford 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good JOHNSTON, M.D. 
Yellow decorated cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 255pp; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Light bumping to spine ends; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper; foxing to pages; browning to page block edges. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed to edges, chipped to corners with small loss to head of spine just affecting title, now in removable sleeve. The trials and tribulations of Meadowsweet Farm are seen through the eyes of the farmer's daughters, Julia and Jane. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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My Mum, BROWNE, Anthony
7 BROWNE, Anthony My Mum
London Doubleday 2005 0385608217 / 9780385608213 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Pictorial boards; colour ills. Light thumbing to pages with light creasing to last page. A celebration of Mums. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Holding Me Here, CONRAD, Pam
8 CONRAD, Pam Holding Me Here
Oxford Oxford University Press 1987 0192715801 / 9780192715807 First UK Edition Hard Cover Good Good 
Red cloth in pictorial dustwrapper; 184pp. Significant tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to foot of spine with faint stain to reverse, just visible to front. Robin is forced to acknowledge the pain of her family situation when a lodger comes to stay. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Granny is a Darling, DENTON, Kady MacDonald
9 DENTON, Kady MacDonald Granny is a Darling
London Walker Books 1988 0744503523 / 9780744503524 First Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good 
Glazed pictorial boards; colour ills. Bumped lower corners. Billy hopes his Granny will protect him from the monsters after dark. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Tales of the Twins, DENTON, Phyllis
10 DENTON, Phyllis Tales of the Twins
Frederick Warne & Co Ltd 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Good 
Turquoise cloth boards with vignette of twins to front, lacking dustwrapper; 85pp; tri-colour ills. Boards slightly splayed, bumped to corners with foxing to cloth and endpapers; previous owner gift inscription and name to front endpaper; small tear to fore-edge of front endpaper. Introducing Peter and Pam, the red-headed twins and their exciting adventures. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Granny Was a Buffer Girl, DOHERTY, Berlie
11 DOHERTY, Berlie Granny Was a Buffer Girl
London Lions 1988 0006727921 / 9780006727927 Paperback Good Signed by Author
Pictorial card covers; 128pp. Light rubbing to cover edges and spine ends; gently creased cover corners; light marking to rear cover; tanning to pages. Signed to previous owner on first page. 'Berlie Doherty has captured perfectly the complex interweaving of emotions and experience through three generations of one family.' 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Forbidden Holiday, DOUGAN, Olive C.
12 DOUGAN, Olive C. The Forbidden Holiday
London Faber and Faber 1948 First Edition Hard Cover Good OWENS, Marjorie 
Green cloth boards, no dustwrapper; 240pp; b/w ills. Rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends; previous owner gift inscription to front endpaper dated 1952; several creased page corners; light tanning to pages. Rob and Marie want to visit their mother's homeland of Scotland against their father's wishes. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Ginger Pye, ESTES, Eleanor
13 ESTES, Eleanor Ginger Pye
Puffin Books 1971 0140303871 / 9780140303872 Paperback Good GILL, Margery 
Pictorial card covers; 205pp; b/w ills. Small chip to head of spine; felt tip pen marks to closed fore-edge. When Ginger the dog disappears the whole family joins in the search. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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A Great Emergency and A Very Ill-Tempered Family, EWING, Juliana Horatia
14 EWING, Juliana Horatia A Great Emergency and A Very Ill-Tempered Family
London Victor Gollancz Ltd 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Gollancz Revivals Series. Red cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 174pp; edited with intro by Gillian Avery. Price-clipped dustwrapper is faded to spine with rubbing and small nicks to corners. Two stories of family life. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Ameliaranne's Washing Day, FARJEON, Eleanor
15 FARJEON, Eleanor Ameliaranne's Washing Day
George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd 1934 First Edition Hard Cover Near Very Good PEARSE, S.B, 
Red cloth boards with pictorial onlay pasted to front, no dustwrapper; colour ills. Slight lean to spine with light rubbing and bumping to corners; offset tanning to first and last pages; light smudging and finger marking to pages; binding only just starting to crack in a couple of places but still firm. Ameliaranne mixes up the laundry so the party guests end up wearing fancy dress. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Make-Believe, GOUDGE, Elizabeth
16 GOUDGE, Elizabeth Make-Believe
London Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd 1949 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Near Very Good Fair HODGES, C.Walter 
Turquoise cloth boards in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 232pp; colour frontis plus b/w ills. Boards bumped to spine ends with sunning to outer edges of cloth. Unclipped dustwrapper is marked and grubby to rear panel with rubbing to edges and chips to corners; small tear to upper edge of rear panel. Eight more stories of the du Frocq family set in the Channel Islands. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Lucy's Village: A Story for a Little Girl, HARRISON, Ada
17 HARRISON, Ada Lucy's Village: A Story for a Little Girl
London Scolar Press 1979 0859675246 / 9780859675246 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good AUSTIN, Robert 
New edition. Small format paper-backed pictorial boards with red cloth spine in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Small mark to front cover; toning to pages. Dustwrapper lightly toned. Lucy the nanny recalls her childhood in the country. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Lucy's Village: A Story for a Little Girl, HARRISON, Ada
18 HARRISON, Ada Lucy's Village: A Story for a Little Girl
Oxford University Press Hard Cover Near Very Good Good 128mm x 158mm AUSTIN, Robert 
Undated [1945]. Small format paper-backed pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour ills. Light bumping to spine ends and corners; previous owner gift inscription to front pastedown; small 1cm tear to lower edge of one page. Dustwrapper is chipped to corners with several small tears. The story of a little girl's Nannie as a little girl herself. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Ameliaranne Cinema Star, HEWARD, Constance
19 HEWARD, Constance Ameliaranne Cinema Star
George G.Harrap & Co. Ltd 1934 Reprint Hard Cover Good PEARSE, S.B, 
Orange paper-backed boards with pictorial onlay, no dustwrapper; colour ills and pastedowns. Boards are sunned to edges and rather grubby with water mark to lower corner of rear board; previous owner gift inscription to title page; significant browning to first and last pages; binding a little shaky; light marking and off-setting to pages. Ameliaranne achieves her dream of being a cinema star with the help of Charlie the Chimpanzee. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Ameliaranne Keeps School, HEWARD, Constance
20 HEWARD, Constance Ameliaranne Keeps School
Collins Picture Lions 1973 0006606512 / 9780006606512 First Edition Thus Paperback Near Very Good PEARSE, S.B, 
Pictorial card covers; colour and b/w ills. Rubbing and light creasing to edges and corners with faint teeth marks to upper edge (!). Ameliaranne helps Miss Pennywinn the teacher out of a fix 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Ameliaranne Cinema Star, HEWARD, Constance
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My Very Own Sister, LINDGREN, Astrid
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Ameliaranne's Washing Day, FARJEON, Eleanor
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Lucy's Village: A Story for a Little Girl, HARRISON, Ada
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Make-Believe, GOUDGE, Elizabeth
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The Visitors Who Came To Stay, McAFEE, Annalena
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