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Elsie J. Oxenham

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SELMA AT THE ABBEY
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1507436
Published by Collins. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Cream boards, blue title to spine. Colour frontis plate. 255 pages. Base of spine bumped. Light crease to lower corner of rear cover. Broken lines of tape residue to top and bottom of covers. Endpapers grubby with erased writing to top corner of front endpaper. Top edge of text block darkened. Text pages very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a couple of tears. Clear tape stuck to verso along top and bottom edges, visible on front. Price label to front flap.

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THE GIRLS' BIGGEST BOOK
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham; Queenie Scott-Hopper; Estrith Mansfield; Katharine Oldmeadow; et al. Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood; D. Osborne; et al..
Stock no. 1316544
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Front board shows 3 girls in a sail-boat. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Girls of Rocklands School" by Oxenham, also contains "A Treasure From The Snow" by same author. Spine bumped and slightly faded with a small rust stain to top front edge. Corners worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper has been partially erased. Some hinges cracked causing contents to be a little loose. Light foxing throughout and a couple of fingermarks.

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GOBLIN ISLAND
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson; A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 1316476
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1913. Very good condition.

Red cloth with pictorial onlays and titles in gilt to spine and front cover. 3 colour plates (including title-page), endpapers are illustrated by Dixon. 316 pages. All edges gilt. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Both joints are cracking (showing webbing). Heavy foxing but contents generally clean.

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THE NEW ABBEY GIRLS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood.
Stock no. 1506915
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. circa 1924. Good condition.

Blue cloth with black titles. Front cover shows girl playing tennis. Colour frontis + 2 b/w plates. 312 pages + booklist to rear. Spine bumped, worn and browned, vignette rubbed. A little wear to corners. Covers slightly grubby with marks to top of rear cover alongside spine and brown spot to bottom edge. Front cover slightly bowed. Rear joint and a few hinges cracked. Pages 145/146 and 156/160 partially detached. Prize plate, small bookseller's label and ink name stamp to front endpapers. Pencil ticks to titles in publication list at back of book. Contents generally clean. A little foxing and browning, mainly to endpapers. Plates present.

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THE ABBEY SCHOOL
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Elsie Anna Wood.
Stock no. 1506914
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. 1st thus 1928. Almost very good condition.

Omnibus edition which contains 'The Abbey Girls', The Girls of the Abbey School' and 'The Abbey Girls go back To School'. Blue weave cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine, Gilt vignette to lower corner front cover. 7 colour plates. A must for Oxenham completists. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine darkened. A few marks to rear cover and top edge of text block, these affect top edges of some pages. Ink name and address to front pastedown. Front joint starting to crack between title page and frontis. A little foxing and a few marks to contents but most pages are clean. All plates present.

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MISTRESS NANCIEBEL
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by James Durden.
Stock no. 1506913
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Henry Frowde. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

The earlier of Oxenham's two historical novels, Mistress Nancibel is named as an ancestress in a number of books which have faint connections with the Abbey. Blue cloth with gilt titles and colour illustrations to front and spine. 352 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. 6 colour plates. Spine bumped, worn and a little darkened. Bumping and wear to corners especially top corner of front cover. Rubbing to pictures on front and spine. Covers slightly grubby. A couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Presentation inscription to verso of front endpaper. Damage to bottom corner of rear endpaper. Some foxing and an odd mark to contents. All plates present.

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THE BRITISH GIRL'S ANNUAL
Written by Dorothea Moore; Violet M. Methley; Elsie J. Oxenham; Ethel Talbot; May Wynne; et al. Illustrated by C.E. Brock; T.H. Robinson; Norman Sutcliffe; et al..
Stock no. 1506883
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles. Pictorial onlay to front cover shows girl in red hat behind a tree, with what looks like a snow ball in her had. First story is Mistress Cinderella by Moore. Oxenham story is Peggy Plays a Part. 4 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine slightly browned. A couple of small marks to covers. Joints and a few hinges cracked. Ink inscription to front pastedown. Small bookseller's stamp to front endpaper. Some foxing to contents but generally clean otherwise. 1 plate is MISSING.

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NEW GIRLS AT WOODEND
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1406308
Published by Frederick Books; Blackie & Son. 1st 1957. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A country school, entirely of seniors, is suddenly invaded by five juniors, of 12 years old or less, accepted by the headmistress for various reasons. Green boards with red titles to spine. 240 pages. Spine a little bumped. Slight bump to top corner of first thirty pages. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little chipped. Rear panel is browned. Wrapper is generally grubby.

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THE GIRLS OF SQUIRREL HOUSE
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1406291
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. 1st 1932. Very good condition.

Bright yellow cloth with brown lettering and vignette of galleon to front. Colour frontis. 128 pages. Story taken from part of the Abbey Girls On Trial. Spine and corners bumped. Light browning to endpapers. Some foxing, mainly to text block edge. Some light fingering.

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TWO JOANS AT THE ABBEY
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1406218
Published by Collins. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with silver titles. 3 b/w plates. 222 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Slight rubbing to titles on front cover. Small bump to side of front board. Couple of hinges are cracked. Top edge of text block is dusty. Some light fingering. Scarce dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with loss to top and bottom of spine and corners. Rear panel is torn and mended on verso with tape. . Wrapper is a little grubby.

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THE SCHOOL OF UPS AND DOWNS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Harold C. Earnshaw.
Stock no. 1406217
Published by W. & R. Chambers. 1st 1918. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth covers. 6 b/w plates. 327 pages. 7.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Spine browned and rubbed. Rear cover is grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers browned and have some lighter marks on them. Foxing mostly to page edges and an occasional margin mark. Plates are all present.

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EXPELLED FROM SCHOOL
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Victor Prout.
Stock no. 1506626
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth shows girl in mountains, black titles, girl holding book to spine. 4 colour plates. 319 pages. Spine bumped, worn and slightly faded. A little bumping and wear to corners. A few marks to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing, mainly to text block and prelims. Small grubby mark to title page. All plates present but one is detached.

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