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Written by Stella Gibbons. Illustrated by William Townsend.
Stock no. 1324616
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The only children's book by the author of Cold Comfort Farm. Gerda, a little girl who is taken prisoner by the Elves and kept in a cave with an old gnome, is rescued by the princess of the fairies. Beige cloth, red titles and illustration to front cover. 180 pages. Two-colour text illustrations throughout. Spine bumped, some very slight darkening to lower edge of front cover. Name in ink and small embossed booksellers stamp to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is browned, chipped and torn to front edge of spine with loss at top and tail of spine. There are splash marks to spine of wrapper. A nice copy of a very scarce children's book. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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Written by Stella Gibbons.
Stock no. 1824557
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Sequel to Cold Comfort Farm where Flora Poste, now Mrs Charles Fairford, once again represents the forces of sanity and order in a new battle. A classic satire. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Boards a little browned and scuffed. Text block browned. Contents clean. Price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper is browned and has a closed tear across top of spine (no loss), minor chipping to base of spine.

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