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Ann Thorne - Reporter

By: BERTRAM, Rosamund

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 006080

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Good


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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Elizabeth of the Garret Theatre

By: COURTNEY, Gwendoline

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins: 1961

Seller ID: 011057

Condition: Near Very Good


Seagull Library. Blue cloth boards with seagull motif in pictorial dustwrapper; 192pp; colour frontis. Light sunning to upper inside edge of boards; small mark to page block fore-edge; tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed to spine ends and corners. The four Verney sisters hate the idea of their father's second marriage and decide to make life as difficult as possible for their new stepmother. 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

Condition: Near Very Good


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