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SCHOOL STORIES (GIRLS)

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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 TUCK-SHOP GIRL
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Harold C. Earnshaw.
Stock no. 1506912
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

A school story of girl guides. Green pictorial cloth, cream title to spine. 4 colour plates. 316 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby including a couple of white marks to rear cover. One hinge cracked. A few marks to endpapers including tape residue. Foxing, mainly to prelims and text block. All plates present.
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TATTERS OF THE REMOVE
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 1406431
Published by Howard Baker. 1st 1978. Fine condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Greyfriar's Bookclub Collectors' Edition no. 19. Facsimile of Magnet issue nos 1195 to 1203 Signed by the publisher and limited to 500 copies. ISBN: 0703001426. SIGNED by the publisher, copy no. 71. Small bump to top of spine. Contents excellent. Cellophane wrapper is edge worn with tear to middle of spine. Several indent marks to panels. Tape marks to flaps. Contained in a light grey slipcase which is a little edge worn with some foxing to spine.
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MRS STRANG'S ANNUAL FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Dorita Fairlie Bruce; Christine Chaundler; Alice Massie; et al. Illustrated by Grace Lodge; Helen Stratton; C.E. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 1506893
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. circa 1924. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing girl dressed for tennis. Includes A Horrible Fix by D.F.Bruce. 6 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 152 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A couple of small marks to rear cover. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. Some foxing and browning otherwise contents generally clean.
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THE VIOLET BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Estrith E. Mansfield; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1506877
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1930. Slightly better than good condition.

Violet cloth spine with black title and illustrations. Purple boards, white titles and decoration, oval onlay. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. First story "Aurora's Ride" by Mansfield. Also includes "The Prefect of the Third Form" and "The Chetwold Scholarship" by Brazil. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few light scratches to covers. One sheet of paper (4 pages) are not attached (binding error). Belongs to page completed in pencil, with inscription. Contents generally clean, just a little foxing and browning.
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BLACKIE'S GIRLS' STORY BOOK
Written by Angela Brazil; Josephine Elder; Doris Pocock; Dorothea Moore; et al. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1406409
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Good condition.

Beige cloth spine, pictorial front board showing school girl with tennis racket. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates and numerous b/w text illustrations. 208 pages. 9.75 x 7.25". Spine bumped and rubbed with small splits to top and bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Covers grubby and marked. Front joint cracked and mended with tape. Frontis detached. Slight colouring to one plate. Pencil scribble to rear endpapers and some other pages. Red pen and pencil scribble to verso of one plate. A little foxing and some fingering to page margins.
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STEPSISTERS FOR LORNA
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1406395
Published by Girls Gone By. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Complete and unedited. Pictorial cardwraps. 223 pages. B/w text illustrations. Part of the Wynyards School Series. ISBN: 1904417310. Corners a little rubbed. A lovely copy.
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A DANCER FROM THE ABBEY
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1406304
Published by Collins. 1st 1953. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light blue boards, dark blue titles to spine. Colour frontis. Top edge blue. 254 pages. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Light marks to bottom of covers. Light foxing to page edges. Contents are very clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn. Spine is slightly scuffed. Rear panel is grubby.
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CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1316389
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and stripes to spine. B/w frontis illustration. 223 pages. 7.5 x 5". Some slight bumping and some very slight fading to base of spine. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Old tape marks to verso of wrapper also affect the pastedowns and covers of the book a little. Endpapers are slightly browned.
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THE CHALET SCHOOL AND JO
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1316387
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt title and bands to spine. B/w frontis illustration. 285 pages. Some slight bumping and very slight fading to base of spine. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Old tape marks to verso of wrapper also affect the pastedowns and covers of the book a little. Wrapper is price-cut with 'new' price printed above.
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THE PRINCESS OF THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1316386
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and stripes to spine. 304 pages. Some very slight fading to covers. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Old tape marks to verso of wrapper (which show through on rear panel a little) also affect the pastedowns of the book a little. Endpapers are very slightly browned.
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THREE GO TO THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1316384
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and stripes to spine. 287 pages. Minimal fading to base of spine. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Old tape marks to verso of wrapper (which show through slightly on rear panel), crease to top corner of front panel. Wrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price sticker above. Endpapers are slightly browned.
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