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DANCING PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 2136849
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth, gilt title to spine. A story about dancing, riding and people who were so different they thought they must detest each other... SIGNED by author to title page. No Date - but early reprint. Bumping to spine; a few marks including a few foxspots to covers. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; a few marks; edge-creasing and closed tears; foxed.

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DANCING PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1322549
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth, gilt title to spine. A story about dancing, riding and people who were so different they thought they must detest each other... Undated, early reprint. Spine and corners bumped. Light browning to textblock. Prize plate to verso of frontis. Foxing to prelims. Textblock a little grubby. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and grubby.

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JANE LEAVES THE WELLS
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Stock no. 1322162
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1953. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The fifth story in the Sadler's Wells ballet series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers damp spotted. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss to top and tail of spine, rear panel is a bit grubby and browned.

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MASQUERADE AT THE WELLS
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Stock no. 1322161
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Third book in the Sadlers Wells series. Jane wants to be a dancer but her parents want her to be a veterinary surgeon, whilst her cousin Mariella would rather be with animals than train to be a dancer like her mother. The two girsl decide that Jane should masquerade as Mariells at a forth coming audition for the Sadlers Wells company. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 190 pages. Spine and corners bumped, some foxing and fading to covers. Inscription in ink and some other ink writing to verso of front free-endpaper. Endpapers are partly browned. Foxing and browning to textblock. Rear joint is cracked. Dustwrapper is price-cut, browned and edge chipped with some loss to top and bottom of spine. Foxed on verso of wrapper.

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NO CASTANETS AT THE WELLS
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Stock no. 1322160
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1953. Good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges and small stain to base of spine. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped, foxed and browned with 1" loss to base of spine and 0.5" loss at top, front flap is almost detached.

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DANCER ON HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1208797
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A broken ankle gives Annette Dancy an unexpected holiday at home in the lovely old peel tower where he family lives. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and a couple of colour and b/w plates. Spine very slightly bumped. Light brown stain to lower corners of pages else a near fine copy. Wrapper, price-cut by publisher, has light brown stain at front corners, a closed tear repaired on verso and is rubbed at edges.

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STOLEN HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 1405721
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The story of how the children's holiday nearly ended in disaster - all Marjorie's fault of course! New Edition. Orange cloth, colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Spine a little bumped with a small dark mark at bottom. Name and date to front endpaper. Last couple of pages browned. Top corners of pages 55 - 62 are creased. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears to either side of spine. Spine and rear panel are grubby. Spine faded.

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SO GUY CAME TOO
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Joanna Curzon.
Stock no. 1315919
Published by Burke. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, black title to spine. 189 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper has been covered with an ex-libris label (which has name in ink on it). Foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn and a bit grubby to rear panel.

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STOLEN HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1404283
Published by A. & E. Publishers Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, blue title to spine. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 198 pages. Spine is foxed. Corners a little rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn and a little torn. Spine is browned and a little grubby. Rear panel is grubby.

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MORE ABOUT MANDY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Ann Kent Robinson.
Stock no. 1404240
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1963. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Blue/white endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. A second story about the King family. SIGNED by author to title page. A little bumping to spine and corners. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is a little edgeworn.

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MORE ABOUT MANDY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Ann Kent Robinson.
Stock no. 1604677
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Blue/white endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. A second story about the King family. Spine and corners bumped. Prize plate to front endpaper. Contents are clean and bright. Wrapper is edge creased with some small edge tears and chips.

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MORE ABOUT MANDY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Ann Kent Robinson.
Stock no. 439879
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Blue/white endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. A second story about the King family. Damp mark to base of rear cover, which is also to corresponding parts of wrapper. Contents are excellent. Pictorial wrapper is price-cut, with damp marking and a couple of pencil words to front panel.

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