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THE IMPOSSIBLE PREFECT
Written by Nancy Breary. Illustrated by Leo Bates.
Stock no. 1504223
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1947. Slightly better than good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Lindsay's appointment as a prefect at River Place school astonishes the sixth form, because Lindsay is apparently as casual as she is popular. But the Head knows of what good stuff she is made. Green cloth with brown titles to spine and front. 304 pages, top edge green. 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped and faded, Wear to corners. Brown marks and foxing to spine and cover edges. Ink name and address to front pastedown, Book 14 written to front endpaper. Some light browning and foxing. Dustwrapper has numerous tears, some large, but not a great deal of loss. Creased, edge worn and grubby with foxing.

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THE IMPOSSIBLE PREFECT
Written by Nancy Breary.
Stock no. 1712640
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine and gilt author name to front cover. 304 pages. Vertical crease to rear flap of wrapper.

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THE RELUCTANT SCHOOLGIRL
Written by Nancy Breary.
Stock no. 2109328
Published by Blackie. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt titles. 288 pages. Small splash/damp mark to bottom of front cover. Light foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few small brown marks to wrapper.

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MAINLY ABOUT THE FOURTH
Written by Nancy Breary.
Stock no. 2109327
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth, black titles to front cover and spine. 254 pages. Small damp mark to bottom of front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has large tear to rear panel, 1" loss to top of spine and part of rear panel; other small pieces of loss to corners.

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GIVE A FORM A BAD NAME
Written by Nancy Breary.
Stock no. 2109326
Published by George Newnes Limited. 3rd 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, black titles. 200 pages. Bumping to a couple of corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is badly torn to rear panel and down spine, but with only a little loss.

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STUDY NUMBER SIX
Written by Nancy Breary. Illustrated by Betty Ladler.
Stock no. 1309181
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles to front and spine. 254 pages, top edge red. 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped. Stains to lower edges of covers. Endpapers lightly browned and foxing to outer page edges. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge worn, grubby to rear panel with a circular cup mark to centre.

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JUNIOR CAPTAIN
Written by Nancy Breary. Illustrated by D. Mays.
Stock no. 2105132
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth covers, white titles. 4 b/w plates. 248 pages. Some uneven marking to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-chipped, with a few small tears; faded to spine with grubby marks.

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NO PEACE FOR THE PREFECTS
Written by Nancy Breary.
Stock no. 2105130
Published by George Newnes Limited. 2nd 1947. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth. Black titles. 216 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Fading to spine. Marks to coves. Some foxing. Ink writing to rear pastedown, otherwise contents are still very good.

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THE FORM THAT LIKED TO BE FIRST
Written by Nancy Breary. Illustrated by W. Spence.
Stock no. 1305935
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. circa 1948. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth, purple titles to front and spine. 272 pages. 4 b/w plates. Spine and corners are bumped with some slight wear to top front corner. Front endpapers have been replaced and the front joint (between half-title and frontis) is partially cracked. Light foxing throughout else contents clean.

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THIS TIME NEXT TERM
Written by Nancy Breary. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 1305934
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with white titles. 4 b/w plates. Very slight bumping to spine and corners, a few tiny dents to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper (dated 1945). Light foxing to prelims and heavy foxing to page edges. Pictorial wrapper is just slightly edge rubbed/nicked and a little grubby on rear panel.

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THE LOWER FOURTH EXCELS ITSELF
Written by Nancy Breary.
Stock no. 1305925
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black titles. 207 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some fading to lower 1.5" of spine. Top edge of front cover has been ever so slightly nibbled by a rodent(?). Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Heavy foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs on verso, loss to base of spine and some slight loss at other corners.

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GIVE A FORM A BAD NAME
Written by Nancy Breary.
Stock no. 1305923
Published by George Newnes Limited. 3rd 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, black titles. 200 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. There is a small patch of damage to the lower edge of the front pastedown which has occurred during the binding process. Dustwrapper is worn and torn but only minimal loss and slightly grubby on rear panel.

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