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PROBLEM PARTY
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1317421
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A story of the Lockett family. Peach cloth, green title to spine. B/w illustrations. 214 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few light foxspots. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to spine ends. Remains of spine is browned and there are tape repairs on verso. Wrapper is foxed and marked on rear panel.

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GOING GANGSTER
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2125707
Published by John Lane; The Bodley Head. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

What are they - Kidnappers or Rescuers - the Lockett family find themselves launched upon a most unusual enterprise... Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Decorated endpapers, b/w illustrations, 267 pages. Spine is browned. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn in two pieces down spine, with pieces of loss to spine and edges and corners. Wrapper is also foxed and browned.

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THE COMPASS POINTS NORTH
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2125706
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. B/w text illustrations. Scuffing and marks to covers. Bumping and wear to corners. Inscriptions in ink to prelims. Foxing. A couple of hinges are a bit pulled.

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SMUGGLERS' GAP
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2125705
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1947. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Orange cloth, dark brown title to spine. Blue and white decorated endpapers. B/w illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped with loss to spine and corners. Wrapper also has some ink writing and foxing.

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CRUSOE ISLAND
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2125703
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1941. Very good condition.

Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. A story of the Locketts family. Spine is browned with some bumping. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to page edges.

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CHALLENGE TO ADVENTURE
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1507348
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1942. Slightly better than good condition.

A story of the Locketts family. Red cloth. B/w illustrations. Covers grubby and spine faded. A little bumping to spine and corners. 7 in pen to front pastedown. Ink name and writing to verso of front endpaper. Foxing, mainly to text block. Many of the illustrations have been neatly coloured in.

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PROBLEM PARTY
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1507346
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A story of the Lockett family. Peach cloth, green title to spine. B/w illustrations. 214 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to some cover edges. Name in pen to half-title page otherwise contents clean. Pages a bit wrinkled (binding error), Top 1" and bottom half of dustwrapper spine missing, edge worn with some small pieces of loss. Panels and spine browned. Name in pen to top of front flap.

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THE NEST OF THE SCARECROW
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1406791
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1944. Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

An exiting adventure involving a remote and lonely bungalow and a cruel sea. Dark red cloth, black titles to spine. Blue pictorial endpapers, b/w illustrations. 214 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Boards damp stained and a little bowed. Some pink staining to bottom of front pastedown where colour has seeped through from cloth. Name and date to front endpaper. Rear endpapers browned. A little foxing mainly to page edges. Pages are wrinkled. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears and small area of loss to top and bottom of spine. Spine and top of rear panel browned. Rear panel is grubby.

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THE NEST OF THE SCARECROW
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1311942
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

An exiting adventure involving a remote and lonely bungalow and a cruel sea. Dark red cloth, black titles to spine. Blue pictorial endpapers, b/w illustrations. 214 pages. Spine bumped. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with loss to spine and front corners, slightly grubby to rear panel.

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THE NEST OF THE SCARECROW
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 2106059
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An exiting adventure involving a remote and lonely bungalow and a cruel sea. Dark red cloth, black titles to spine. Blue pictorial endpapers, b/w illustrations. 214 pages. A little bumping to spine. Small hole to spine cloth. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Wrapper has some tears, with a little loss to top of spine and 1" hole loss to spine. Wrapper is also marked with some scuffs.

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THE MONSTER OF WIDGEON WEIR
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.
Stock no. 1206079
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1943. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Lockett family had not been on their Thames island many days before Adventure cropped up in the usual fashion... Green cloth, blue title to spine. Blue pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. Horizontal line across front cover and spine - defect in the cloth. Wrapper lightly browned and edge-rubbed.

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CASTAWAY CAMP
Written by M.E. Atkinson. Illustrated by Charlotte Hough.
Stock no. 1305435
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red boards. Black titles and vingettes. Illustrated end papers. B/w illustrations to text. Colour frontis. 208 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few light marks to covers and spine slightly discoloured. Contents clean.

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