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TOBY AT TIBBS CROSS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1318096
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1944. Very good condition.

Cream cloth with green title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. An exciting story with a background of farm life in wartime. Spine and corners bumped with a small nick to top of spine. A few light marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Pale foxing and some light page edge browning.
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A FIDDLER FOR THE ABBEY
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1318082
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A story about the Hamlet Club and Abbey friends. Brown cloth, light blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 200 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Small dent to lower edge of front cover. Name in biro and crayon to front pastedown. A few small brown spots to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped and a little grubby and foxed.
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THE SERENDIPITY SHOP
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2129403
Published by Oxford University Press; Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1st 1947. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, red title to spine and vignette to front cover. 205 pages. B/w illustrations. Top edge red. Top and tail of spine are faded; some browning to cover edges. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped; with loss to top and tail of spine and surrounding areas; sticky tape repairs; some to verso, but some visible to edges of wrapper.
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ADVENTURE FOR TWO
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2127841
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1945. Good condition.

Red cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis and 6 b/w illustrations. 271 pages. Spine is faded, with chips to corners. Damp stains to front cover. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A little red colour smudge from damp marking to edges of frontis and a few other pages; also to outer page edges.
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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.
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DAMARIS DANCES
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.
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TWO JOANS AT THE ABBEY
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 2125298
Published by Collins. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with silver titles. 3 b/w plates. 222 pages. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Joint/hinge next to half-title page is cracked, so that webbing is showing through. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with some repairs; loss to top of spine and a couple of corners.
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PERNEL WINS
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1316811
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, dark green titles to spine. B/w illustrations to text. 211 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped, spine and spine edge of rear cover faded. Removal of a name-plate to front endpaper. Foxing to endapapers. Dustwrapper is grubby and slightly edge chipped.
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NANCY CALLS THE TUNE
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1406820
Published by Girls Gone By. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 230 pages. ISBN: 1904417884. Small mark to bottom of text block otherwise book is in fine condition.
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TWO JOANS AT THE ABBEY
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1406218
Published by Collins. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with silver titles. 3 b/w plates. 222 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Slight rubbing to titles on front cover. Small bump to side of front board. Couple of hinges are cracked. Top edge of text block is dusty. Some light fingering. Scarce dustwrapper is edge worn and creased with loss to top and bottom of spine and corners. Rear panel is torn and mended on verso with tape. . Wrapper is a little grubby.
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AN ABBEY CHAMPION
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1405856
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 219 pages. A little bumping to spine and corners. Boards are mottled. Blue crayon mark to front endpaper. Foxing to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears a couple of small areas of loss. Rear panel is grubby. Blue crayon mark to front flap. Spine browned.
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TWO JOANS AT THE ABBEY
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1506213
Published by Collins. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with silver titles. 3 b/w plates. 222 pages. Spine bumped, worn and slightly browned with vertical creases. Minimal bumping and wear to corners. A couple of small marks to covers. A few hinges cracked. Light foxing to endpapers and a couple of fox spots to text block. Contained in photocopy dustwrapper.
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