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THE HAUNTED VALLEY AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1404245
1st 1981. Very good condition.

Wartime poems. White cardwraps with dark titles and border to front cover. 44 pages. SIGNED by author to inside front cover. Couple of text corrections written in ink otherwise contents are clean.

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THE ROAD TO THE ISLES AND OTHER PLACES
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1404220
Published by The Bemrose Press Limited. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Some journeys with a rucksack. YHA 1933-1947. Green cardwraps with black titles to covers. B/w illustrations. 120 pages. SIGNED by author to inside front cover. Spine a little rubbed. Couple of scratch marks to front cover, visible in a certain light. Front and rear joint beginning to crack. Contents clean.

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THE HAUNTED VALLEY AND OTHER POEMS
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1404219
1st 1981. Very good condition.

Wartime poems. White cardwraps with dark titles and border to front cover. 44 pages. SIGNED by author to title page. Corners a little rubbed. Covers slightly grubby with small mark to top of spine. Annotations to some pages otherwise contents are clean.

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THE HORNS OF DANGER
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1314765
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st USA 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Marissa doesn't believe in ghosts.... until she sees the horns in the wood. Tan coloured boards with black title to spine. 190 pages. ISBN: 0396079873. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is faded to spine and just a little rubbed at spine and corners.

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TOMORROW IS A LOVELY DAY
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1314760
Published by Abelard. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Frue finds herself starting a new life at Great Hartsthorn House with Great-Aunt Mildred and her unmarried daughter Muriel... Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 127 pages. ISBN: 0200725696. SIGNED by the author to front free-endpaper. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to prelims and textblock. Dustwrapper is browned.

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THE BELLS OF ROME
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1314757
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

How Flavia risks her life to foil a murder, and how she solves the mystery... Brown boards, gilt title to spine. 150 pages. ISBN: 0434926957. SIGNED by the author to front free-endpaper. Spine bumped. Faint marks to edge of front cover. Name in blue biro to top edge of front free-endpaper. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, slightly grubby to rear panel and lightly foxed on verso.

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SELINA'S NEW FAMILY
Written by Anne Pilgrim; Mabel Esther Allan. Illustrated by Graham Byfield.
Stock no. 1314754
Published by Abelard-Schuman. 1st USA 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mabel Esther Allan writing as Anne Pilgrim. Selina's mother returns from a holiday with plans to marry again, and move to Ireland.... Green cloth, black title to spine and small publisher's motif to front cover. 191 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 020071502X. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Small mark to front pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss at corners, slightly grubby and lightly foxed on verso.

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A DREAM OF HUNGER MOSS
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1314753
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. 1st USA 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale grey boards with dark blue title to spine. 188 pages. ISBN: 0396082246. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine and a little rubbed to spine and corners.

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THE SECRET DANCER
Written by Mabel Esther Allan. Illustrated by Juliet Mozley.
Stock no. 1314751
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Two things make Mandelina happy - the Russian dances her father taught her, and what she and her friend Alice call 'the ballet dream'... Blue boards, metallic blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. 133 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460058231. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Spine and corners bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Slight evidence of erased pencil writing to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and has a couple of tiny holes to rear spine edge.

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OVER THE SEA TO SCHOOL
Written by Mabel Esther Allan. Illustrated by W. Mackinlay.
Stock no. 1314749
Published by White Lion Publishers Limited. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Dillian Harvey is sent to boarding school far off in the remote Isle Of Skye. ISBN: 0856861391. Minimal bumping to spine. Some light spotting to the pastedowns and light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is lightly browned. A nice copy.

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ROOM FOR THE CUCKOO
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1314741
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of a Farming Year - a career story. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. 181 pages. B/w photographic frontis and a few b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers lightly browned, foxing to contents. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn with slight loss, slightly grubby to rear panel and is foxed (showing mainly on verso).

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THE ROAD TO HUNTINGLAND
Written by Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1314740
Published by Severn House Publishers Ltd. 1st 1986. Fine condition.

When Edalyn Saxon finds herself 'on the road' in Sussex she has no idea why she is there or why her behaviour is so out of character. But life has been strange for some time.Mysteriously she is led to Huntingland Castle and the small village of Farley where she seems to be expected by young Thomas Farley. Glazed pictorial boards. 150 pages. ISBN: 0727812920. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. Minimal bumping to base of spine and a few tiny dents to cover edges.

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