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DANCING PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1321490
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth, gilt title to spine. A story about dancing, riding and people who were so different they thought they must detest each other... SIGNED by the author to title-page (by means of inscription dedicated to Heather). Large but neat inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Spine bumped. Light foxing to text block.Dustwrapper is foxed and slightly worn at spine and corners.

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DANCER'S LUCK
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 2129653
Published by The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale yellow boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some scuffing; a few edge-tears and chips; some repaired to verso; a few small nicks/chips of loss.

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DANCER ON HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1208797
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A broken ankle gives Annette Dancy an unexpected holiday at home in the lovely old peel tower where he family lives. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and a couple of colour and b/w plates. Spine very slightly bumped. Light brown stain to lower corners of pages else a near fine copy. Wrapper, price-cut by publisher, has light brown stain at front corners, a closed tear repaired on verso and is rubbed at edges.

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DANCER IN DANGER
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1404338
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Spine bumped and a little faded. Front joint beginning to crack. Some foxing mostly to page edges. Contents, otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is clipped just below the price. Edgeworn with creasing to the top of the front panel. Small tears to top and bottom of spine are repaired with clear tape on veros. Spine is browned. Light foxing to panels.

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DRESS REHEARSAL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1404224
Published by White Lion Publishers Limited. 1st thus 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nona Browning is physically handicapped. Brought up in an orphanage where she is given dancing lessons to strengthen her body she finds she has an aptitude for ballet but doesn't think she will ever be strong enough to make a career as a dancer. ISBN: 0856861154. Spine and corners a little bumped. A few foxspots mainly to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edgeworn. Spine is faded.

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DANCING PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 438204
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth, gilt title to spine. A story about dancing, riding and people who were so different they thought they must detest each other... SIGNED by author, with inscription 'Best wishes from the author' to title page. Bumping to spine and a couple of cover edges. Name and address and date in ink to verso of front endpaper (dated '66). Pictorial wrapper is price-cut, edge-torn and chipped, with some creasing, but very little loss.

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