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SCHOOL STORIES (GIRLS)

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THE SCHOOL AT THE CHALET
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1507386
Published by Armada. 1st thus 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps, reproduced from an original jacket. Spine has illustration of a girl climbing. ISBN: 0006749127. Slight wear to cover edges. Light crease to bottom edge of rear cover. Light page edge browning. Feels unread.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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FOR THE HONOUR OF THE HOUSE
Written by Winifred Darch.
Stock no. 1406837
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1931. Almost very good condition.

The Girl's Pocket Library. Green illustrated cloth. Illustrated endpapers. Colour frontis plate. 256pp. 6.5 x 4.5". Spine and corners bumped. Split to cloth on rear of spine which is faded. Boards grubby. Bookplate to front endpaper. Occasional page browning. Foxing especially to prelims and page edges.
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SKIMPY AND THE SAINT
Written by Sibyl B. Owsley. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1507353
Published by The Sheldon Press. circa 1924. Good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. Colour frontis plate. 150 pages plus 16 page publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some marks to covers. Bookseller's ink stamp and label stuck over inscription on front endpaper. A few hinges badly cracked. Text pages generally clean. A little light browning and foxing.
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THE NEW HOUSE CAPTAIN
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1507316
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1933. Very good condition.

The First of the Springdale Books. Beige cloth with black title and decoration to front cover and spine. Frontis and 4 b/w illustrations. 288 pages. Minimal wear to spine and corners. Spine browned. Name and address in ink to front endpaper. A couple of hinges just starting to crack. Foxing to prelims and text block, a couple of larger brown spots to top edge. Endpapers browned. Text pages very good.
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JUNIOR CAPTAIN
Written by Nancy Breary.
Stock no. 1507313
Published by Blackie. circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with gilt title to spine. 248 pages. Story of Nick Ferguson, the new Junior Captain. Base of spine bumped. Light browning to endpapers, presentation plate and light mark to front endpaper. Foxing to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn.
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THE NEW CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1316624
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards, black titles. 320 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine bumped, covers just a little grubby. Some biro writing to front free-endpaper. Foxing to prelims, textblock and some page margins.
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BEHIND THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Helen McClelland.
Stock no. 1316597
Published by Bettany Press. 2nd 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Biography of Elionr M. Brent-Dyer. Card wraps. ISBN: 0952468026. Some light rubbing to corners of covers. Contents fine.
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THE CHALET SCHOOL REVISITED
Written by Rosemary Auchmuty; Juliet Gosling.
Stock no. 1316596
Published by Bettany Press. 1st 1994. Very good condition.

Red card wraps. Some b/w photo illustrations. Published to commemorate the birth century of Elinor M. Brent-Dyer (1894-1969); includes Rosemary Auchmuty on the role which Guides and other girls' organisations play in the chalet school series, Gill Bilski on collecting and dealing in the books, Clarissa Cridland on the dustwrappers, covers and illustrations of the series, etc etc. ISBN: 095246800X. Some light creases to covers and lower corner tips of first few pages.
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OMNIBUS OF SCHOOLGIRL STORIES 1
Written by Angela Brazil.
Stock no. 1609192
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Contains: The Fortunes of Philippa, For The Sake of the School and Nesta's New School. Spine bumped. Wrapper foxed, with a couple of small edge tears.
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THE ABBEY GIRLS AGAIN
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1316592
Published by The Children's Press. 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with silver sports equipment vignette to front, silver titles to spine. 124 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Contents browned. Dustwrapper is worn at edges and foxed on verso.
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THE ABBEY GIRLS PLAY UP
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1316591
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Seagull Library edition. Silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. 288 pages. Top edge blue. Spine bumped. Top corner of front free-endpaper neatly removed. Price-cut wrapper is edge chipped with loss to spine and front edges.
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THE ABBEY GIRLS AT HOME
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1316590
Published by Collins. 1947. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, silver titles to front cover and spine. Colour frontis. 276 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Fading/rubbing to spine. Endpapers browned. Pale foxing throughout. Small brown stains to top of textblock corners affecting inner pages slightly.
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