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Ann Thorne - Reporter

By: BERTRAM, Rosamund

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 006080


Undated. Coronet Library No.8. Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 184pp; b/w ills. Slight lean to spine; corners lightly bumped; tanning to upper edge of front board; foxing to page block edges; previous owner gift inscription dated 1944 to front endpaper. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and creased to edges with small nicks to corners. On her 17th birthday, Ann Thorne, reporter to a small provincial paper, seizes a chance to sell a story to one of the great... View more info

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Sue Barton: Staff Nurse

By: BOYLSTON, Helen Dore

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010334


Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 192pp. Slight bow to boards with light foxing to page block edges; light offset tanning to endpapers. Unclipped dustwrapper is tanned to spine, nicked, chipped and creased to edges with 3cm strip loss to lower edge of rear flap and corner. View more info

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Sue Barton: Superintendent Nurse

By: BOYLSTON, Helen Dore

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010346


Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 198pp. Slight bow to boards with light foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed, nicked and chipped to edges. View more info

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Ice on the Lawn

By: STEVENS, Jill

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1960

Seller ID: 005782


Blue boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 136pp; four b/w ills. Light bumping to spine ends and corners; previous owner prize inscription and faint publisher's date stamp to front endpaper; browning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and nicked to edges and chipped to corners with couple of tape repairs to reverse side. Jill needs to pass the Inter-Gold test to start her skating career but seems thwarted at every turn. View more info