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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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STOLEN HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 1405721
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The story of how the children's holiday nearly ended in disaster - all Marjorie's fault of course! New Edition. Orange cloth, colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Spine a little bumped with a small dark mark at bottom. Name and date to front endpaper. Last couple of pages browned. Top corners of pages 55 - 62 are creased. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears to either side of spine. Spine and rear panel are grubby. Spine faded.

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SO GUY CAME TOO
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Joanna Curzon.
Stock no. 1315919
Published by Burke. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Orange boards, black title to spine. 189 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper has been covered with an ex-libris label (which has name in ink on it). Foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn and a bit grubby to rear panel.

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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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STOLEN HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 1404283
Published by A. & E. Publishers Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream cloth, blue title to spine. Colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 198 pages. Spine is foxed. Corners a little rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is edgeworn and a little torn. Spine is browned and a little grubby. Rear panel is grubby.

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MORE ABOUT MANDY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Ann Kent Robinson.
Stock no. 1404240
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1963. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Blue/white endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. A second story about the King family. SIGNED by author to title page. A little bumping to spine and corners. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is a little edgeworn.

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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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MORE ABOUT MANDY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Ann Kent Robinson.
Stock no. 1604677
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Blue/white endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. A second story about the King family. Spine and corners bumped. Prize plate to front endpaper. Contents are clean and bright. Wrapper is edge creased with some small edge tears and chips.

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MORE ABOUT MANDY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Ann Kent Robinson.
Stock no. 439879
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Blue/white endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. A second story about the King family. Damp mark to base of rear cover, which is also to corresponding parts of wrapper. Contents are excellent. Pictorial wrapper is price-cut, with damp marking and a couple of pencil words to front panel.

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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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