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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 HOODWINKERS
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319377
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. A Romney Marsh story in which old rogue Jim Decks is hoodwinking innocent Americans... Spine and corners bumped. A few small foxspots to textblock. Light, old tape marks to corners of free-endpapers. Contents clean. Dustrapper has a few foxspots on verso, is slightly edge rubbed and has a tear and a large crease to rear panel.

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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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THE BADGERS OF PUNCHBOWL FARM
Written by Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1319353
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1966. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of two and a half years in which the author tried to get to know and ultimately photograph the badgers on her farm. The author's cats went badger watching with her, however carefully she tried to leave them at home. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 160 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and page browning to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn and a little grubby.

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THE VALLEY AND THE FARM
Written by Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1319352
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The lives of the people and animals of Punch Bowl Farm and its Wild Valley. Dark blue boards with silver titles to spine. 141 pages. Delightful b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0718108396. Ex-Lib with cancelled library stamps etc. Old tape marks to pastedowns where dustwrapper was held in place. Some page browning. Slight rubbing to dustwrapper edges.

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THE COWNAPPERS
Written by Monica Edwards.
Stock no. 1319351
Published by The Children's Book Club. Circa 1960. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Thornton family find themselves acting as temporary guardians of a prize Jersey cow. Yellow boards, black title to spine. 253 pages. Spine bumped. Front free-endpaper removed. Foxing to prelims and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn, slightly grubby to rear panel with tear to top corner of front fold.

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STRANGERS TO THE MARSH
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319350
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pale yellow boards, black title to spine. Endpapers are maps of Dunsford and area. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and creased and a bit grubby to rear panel.

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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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FRENCHMAN'S SECRET
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1319345
Published by The Children's Book Club. 1958. Very good condition.

Lindsey finds an old map and begins to puzzle over the mysterious Frenchman's secret. Is there treasure buried in the dam? Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped, white marks to rear cover and to front edge of spine. Endpapers browned. Pale page browning and foxing.

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