SCHOOL STORIES (GIRLS)
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RUEY RICHARDSON - CHALETIAN
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by D. Brook.
Stock no. 2128147
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Blue covers, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis illus. 231 pages. Light bumping to spine, with a little browning. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is worn in places, with a couple of small patches of surface paper to rear cover, with ink tick marks to other books in the series. A few chips and nicks along cover edge; couple of closed tears. Still nice and bright!
SCHOOLGIRLS AND SCOUTS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 2127843
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. Good condition.
Dark red cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover and spine. Colour plates. 320 pages. Onlay to spine is faded with surface paper chipping and lifting. Small splits and chips to rest of spine. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown; small mark to front endpaper. Some foxing. 2 plates are present (Frontis and page 240). Possibly 2 plates missing (no list with this book).
ELOISE THE ULTIMATE EDITION
Written by Kay Thompson. Illustrated by Hilary Knight.
Stock no. 2127254
Published by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Everything Eloise! Large, heavy format. Two-tone illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0689836430. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and chips.
THE TESTING OF THE TORMENT
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by P.B. Hickling.
Stock no. 2127176
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.
The second in the 'Torment' trilogy. Grey decorated cloth, oval pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour frontis and 3 b/w plates. 214 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven fading to covers. A few grubby marks. Presentation plate to front endpaper. All plates present. Some foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins.
THE SCHOOL TORMENT
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Harold C. Earnshaw.
Stock no. 2127169
Published by Chambers. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.
Blue pictorial cloth with light titles. 4 b/w plates. Spine is browned and worn. Bumping to cover edges. A few other marks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges and to some page margins. All plates present. Corners to pages 353-362 are torn. Hinges next to pages 372/373 is split - can see stitching through. Is starting to make the binding a little weak.
GUARDIANS OF THE ABBEY
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2127168
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth covers with blue title to spine. B/w frontis and text illustrations. 218 pages. Spine is bumped and browned. A few scuff marks to covers. Presentation plate to front pastedown; edges have been partially removed. Some page edge browning.
TATTERS OF THE REMOVE
Written by Frank Richards.
Stock no. 2126726
Published by Howard Baker. 1st thus 1978. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green simulated leather covers, 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 Publisher. This is Copy No. 112. A little foxing to outer page edges. Original glassine wrapper is browned, especially to spine, with a few closed tears and chips. Slip case is very good, with a few marks.
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2126518
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Very good condition.
Cream cloth covers, red titles and vignette. Colour frontis plate. B/w illustrations. 271 pages. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Contained in a colour PHOTOCOPY wrapper.
BESSIE BUNTER OF CLIFF HOUSE SCHOOL
Written by Hilda Richards; Frank Richards. Illustrated by R.J. Macdonald.
Stock no. 1317433
Published by Charles Skilton Ltd.. 1st 1949. Very good condition.
Red boards with black titles. B/w illustrations. Colour frontis. Billy Bunter's creator writing under the pseudonym of Hilda Richards. Some slight spotting to covers. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and textblock. Contained in a pale photocopy dustwrapper.
ROSALY'S NEW SCHOOL
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by T.J. Overnell.
Stock no. 2126240
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.
Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 4 colour plates. 303 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and cover edges and corners. Some scuffing and marks. Inscription in ink to half-title page, which also has light surface paper lifting from erased inscription. Foxing. Frontis is a colour PHOTOCOPY. Foxing and margin marks throughout.
THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF GIRLS' SCHOOL STORIES
Written by Sue Sims; Hilary Clare.
Stock no. 2126159
Published by Ashgate. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. With over 400 entries on girls' school story writers. 417 pages. ISBN: 0754600823. Spine and a few corners are bumped. A few marks/foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine.
PREFECTS AT SPRINGDALE
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce.
Stock no. 1317416
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1948. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w frontis. 288 pages. Spine ends bumped. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with some small tears and slightly darkened to spine.