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by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer

Illustrated by Dorothy Brook

Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st. 1963

Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Blue boards, white spine. Gilt titles. Top edge blue. Colour frontis plate. 4 other plates. Blue endpapers. 206 pages.

Spine and corners a little bumped. Small bump to top of front board. Light foxing to top and bottom of spine. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Foxing to some pages, although many are clean. Some foxing to margins and verso of plates. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge worn. Creasing to top of rear flap. Light foxing to verso. Complete with scarce original key to the characters on the dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1404247


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