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Sunshine Story Book for Girls (The Bumper Book Series - 1)

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Beaver Books:

Seller ID: 002582

Condition: Good


Undated edition. Pictorial boards with red cloth spine, no dustwrapper; 125pp; colour frontispiece. Boards are rubbed to edges and corners, small patches of surface lifting to cover; previous owner details in pencil to title page; tanning to pages. Includes 'Bessie Bunter Forgets' by Hilda Richards, 'Riddle of the Trunk' by J.Radford-Evans and 'Jack & Jill' by Frank Richards. View more info

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The Schoolgirls' Own Annual 1927

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Amalgamated Press:

Seller ID: 010903

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards by A.E.Bestall with red cloth spine; 224pp; four colour plates plus b/w ills. Boards rubbed to edges and worn to corners; bookseller's embossed stamp to front endpaper; Includes 'When Morcove was Mistaken' by Marjorie Stanton and 'A Queer Quest' by Gertrude Nelson. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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Put to the Test and Other Stories of School Life and Adventure

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1933

Seller ID: 011499

Condition: Good


Pictorial boards with pictorial onlay to spine, no dustwrapper; 192pp; two colour plates and b/w plates. Boards rather grubby with rubbed edges and worn corners; foxing to page block edges and prelims; prize plate to front pastedown; couple of gutter cracks. Seven stories including 'Put to the Test' by Mary Bradford Whiting and 'A Briton's Bride' by Alys Chatwyn. View more info

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Marian and Dorothy Or, The Abbey Grange

By: ARMSTRONG, Annie E.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 012158

Condition: Good


Attractive Art-Nouveau style decorated cloth boards; 345pp plus catalogue; colour frontis plus three b/w plates. Cloth rubbed to extremities with light marking to back cover and top edge of page block; previous owner gift inscription dated 1909 to reverse of front endpaper; occasional light scattered foxing to pages .[719: G3] View more info

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Changes at Melling

By: BIGGS, Margaret

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Somerset, Girls Gone By: 2009

Seller ID: 007445

ISBN: 1847450776

Condition: Fine


Pictorial glossy card covers; 182pp; foreword and publishing history. Unread copy in as new condition. The ninth book in the Melling Series which takes place during the summer term of Kate's first year at the school. View more info

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The New Prefect at Melling

By: BIGGS, Margaret

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 012098

Condition: Near Very Good


Undated. Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 256pp; four b/w plates. Light bumping to spine ends and upper edge; previous owner details in pencil to front endpaper; light foxing to page block edges. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little tatty and loose with numerous chips, nicks and small tears with losses to spine ends. Everybody is surprised, particularly Helen Blake herself, when she is made a Prefect. [719: E2] View more info

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The St. Frank's Jubilee Companion

By: BLYTHE, Robert (Ed.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Kent, John Wernham at The Museum Press: 1977

Inscription: By Contributors

Seller ID: 008173

Condition: Good


Pictorial card covers; 135pp; b/w ills; inscribed to previous owner to front endpaper by editor and a selection of the contributors, including Mary Cadogan and Lionel Searles Brooks. Covers are tanned with some small marks; small mark to front endpaper; tanning to pages. A Symposium to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the creation of St. Frank's. View more info

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Omnibus of Schoolgirl Stories: Volume 2

By: BRAZIL, Angela

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie: 1959

Seller ID: 002397

Condition: Good


Grey boards in matt blue pictorial dustwrapper designed by Victor Ambrus. Slight lean to spine; light marking to boards, bumping to spine ends. Clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and chipped to edges and corners. Volume Two containing 'The Nicest Girl in the School', 'St.Catherine's College' and 'The School at the Turrets'. As this book weighs over 750g additional postage will be required for international delivery, please email for a quote. View more info

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The School at the Turrets

By: BRAZIL, Angela

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 006149

Condition: Good


Undated. Green cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 255pp; b/w frontiis. Light bumping to spine ends and corners; previous owner gift inscription dated 1954 to front pastedown; browning to pages; half-title and frontis a little crinkled. Price clipped dustwrapper is also crinkled, probably from damp exposure with small patches of surface lifting, rubbing to edges with chips and small smalls to corners and spine ends. The girls at St.Githa's form the Zodiac Society. View more info

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A Fourth Form Friendship

By: BRAZIL, Angela

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Limited:

Seller ID: 010500

Condition: Good


Undated. Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 255pp; b/w frontis. No front endpaper; previous owner details to front pastedown; tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has light rubbing to edges and 3cm tear to lower edge of rear panel. View more info

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The School on the Loch

By: BRAZIL, Angela

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 011103

Condition: Good


Undated pocket edition. Red cloth boards with black lettering in pictorial dustwrapper; 240pp;b/w frontis. Boards lightly bumped ; no endpapers, probably as publlished; previous owner gift inscription dated 1957 to half-title page; browning to pages. Price clipped dustwrapper is lightly rubbed to edges with small nick to foot of spine. Jessie and Ailsa Lindsay are overjoyed when they are sent to school in Scotland. View more info

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The Girls of St. Cyprians

By: BRAZIL, Angela

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Blackie & Son Ltd:

Seller ID: 011782

Condition: Good


Red cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 288pp; b/w frontis. Light bumping and sunning to spine ends; no endpapers, probably as published; browning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper is a little creased to outer edges with several small nicks to edges. Mildred Lancaster is an orphan, but is encouraged to develop her musical talents by her aunt and uncle at St.Cyprian's College. [518:R3] View more info

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Tom Tackles the Chalet School

By: BRENT-DYER, Elinor M.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, W&R Chambers Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006734

Condition: Near Very Good


Red cloth boards with black lettering to spine in pictorial dustwrapper; 205pp; b/w frontis; series list on rear of dw goes up to number 29 (Joey Goes to the Oberland, published in previous year). Slight splay to boards; previous owner details to half-title page; tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper (6s. net) has sellotape marks to both edges, tape repairs to reverse, rubbing and chipping to edges with small line of surface lifting to front panel. From the popular Chalet School Series in which Tom Gay joins the school. View more info

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The Rivals of the Chalet School

By: BRENT-DYER, Elinor M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chambers: 1955

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006931

Condition: Near Very Good


Turquoise cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; 272pp. Light bumping to spine ends; partially removed prize certificate to front pastedown; faint publisher's date stamp to title page; tanning to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper has been taped to the edges and has several large chips, with rubbing and creasing to edges, browning and small loss to spine which affects title and author. From the popular Chalet School Series. View more info

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Rivals of the Chalet School

By: BRENT-DYER, Elinor M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Armada: 1984

Seller ID: 010424

ISBN: 0006907237

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial card covers; 160pp. Very light rubbing to spine ends; light foxing to page block edges. View more info

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A Leader in the Chalet School

By: BRENT-DYER, Elinor M.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1985

Edition: First Paperback.

Seller ID: 010452

ISBN: 0006925065

Condition: Near Very Good


Armada paperback; 176pp. Small chip to foot of spine; tanning and foxing to page edges. View more info

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Jo of the Chalet School

By: BRENT-DYER, Elinor M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1983

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010454

ISBN: 0006903355

Condition: Near Very Good


Armada paperback; 192pp. Slight curl to book; tanning and light foxing to page edges. View more info

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Excitements at the Chalet School

By: BRENT-DYER, Elinor M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1984

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010472

ISBN: 0006919154

Condition: Very Good


Armada paperback; 192pp. Light tanning to pages with light foxing to page block edges. View more info

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The Coming of Age of the Chalet School

By: BRENT-DYER, Elinor M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1982

Edition: First Paperback.

Seller ID: 010473

ISBN: 0006919596

Condition: Very Good


Armada paperback; 160pp. Tanning to pages with light foxing to page block edges; light rubbing to spine ends. . View more info

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Trials for the Chalet School

By: BRENT-DYER, Elinor M.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Fontana Paperbacks: 1983

Edition: First Paperback.

Seller ID: 010475

ISBN: 0006921523

Condition: Very Good


Armada paperback; 155pp. Tanning to pages with light foxing to page block edges. View more info