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by Malcolm Saville

Illustrated by Alice Bush

Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st. 1950

Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper. An exciting story following the Buckingham's, set in Ludlow and Hereford. Blue cloth with gilt titles. Colour frontis and b/w text illustrations.

Spine and corners bumped. A little surface paper damage to both pastedowns. Foxing to page edges. Light brown marks to pages 42 & 43. Dustwrapper has been stuck to brown paper. Edge worn and chipped. Mark to bottom of front flap.Wrapper is grubby.

Stock no. 1405710


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