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THE SUMMER OF THE GREAT SECRET
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 1319380
Published by Collins. 1958. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

An adventure involving smugglers, midnight feasts and a ghost. Blue boards, silver title and vignette. 256 pages. Seagull Library edition. Spine and corners bumped. Large foxspots to prelims and page browning to contents. Dustwrapper is worn with tears and some loss.

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THE MIDNIGHT HORSE
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 1319378
Published by Collins. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Pink cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Another adventure with Rissa and Tamzin during another summer with the ponies on Romney Marsh. Spine and corners bumped, fading and wear to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Light stains to pages 7-12 (text still perfectly readable). Dustwrapper is in two pieces - split at rear edge - and has loss and creases at edges, price-cut.

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HIDDEN IN A DREAM
Written by Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1319376
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1966. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A Romney Marsh story. The Evergreen Library series. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Top edge green. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Textblock is a bit grubby with a stain affecting the foreedge (doesn't affect inner page margins). Dustwrapper is price-cut and edge worn/torn.

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MAPPING THE RAILWAYS
Written by Julian Holland; David Spaven.
Stock no. 2133557
Published by Collins. 1st thus 2013. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and maps. The journey of Britain's railways through maps from 1819 to the present day. ISBN: 9780007506491. Cover corners are creased. Brown/sticky residue and some indentation marks to top corner of front cover, where a sticky label has been removed.

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OPERATION SEABIRD
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319349
Published by Collins. 1st 1957. Good condition.

Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby. Faint ink stamp to lower corner of half title-page. Contents generally clean.

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PUNCHBOWL MIDNIGHT
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe.
Stock no. 1319348
Published by Collins. 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thrilling adventure story involving a small calf who runs away from the Thornton's farm. Red boards, black title to spine. Endpapers are a plan of Punchbowl Farm. B/w text illustrations. 254 pages. Spine bumped, light crease to top corner of front cover. Book leans to one side a little. Slight foxing to endpapers and a couple of foxspots to textblock. Foxing to dustwrapper which is slightly edge worn and a little grubby on rear panel.

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THE WANDERER
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Joan Wanklyn.
Stock no. 1319347
Published by Collins. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A return to Punchbowl Farm and the Thornton Family's dilemma is what to do about Chalice, the colt, who is continually breaking out. Light blue boards, dark blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 253 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped with slight fading at top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss and slightly grubby to rear panel.

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BLACK HUNTING WHIP
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319346
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Mrs Thornton acquires an old house in which Dion finds a diary of a boy telling the story of the Black Hunting Whip. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some fading and foxing to covers. Book leans to one side. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and chipped with loss at spine and corner, foxing to verso of wrapper.

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THE WHITE RIDERS
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319344
Published by Collins. 1960. Almost very good condition.

Another high adventure on the Romney Marsh. Red covers, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 254 pages. Spine bumped. Some writing in ink to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to prelims and textblock.

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NO MISTAKING CORKER
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 1319343
Published by Collins. 1st 1947. Good condition.

Which of the brown carthorse mares was really Corker, is the mystery that runs through this story of a caravan journeying to the sea. Green cloth, red titles to spine, vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 7.75 x 5". 192 pages. Covers faded, especially at spine, and slightly grubby. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Contents clean.

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A WIND IS BLOWING
Written by Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1319335
Published by Collins. 1st 1969. Very good condition.

A Romney Marsh story.. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Light fingering to textblock and endpapers.

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S PAINT-BOX
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Margaret Tempest.
Stock no. 1319172
Published by Collins. 1st 1958. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers. 64 numbered pages. Colour illustrations. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and edge worn, pencil number written to front flap.

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