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CHILDRENS (YOUNG ADULTS)

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THE HOUSE ON THE BRINK
Written by John Gordon.
Stock no. 1316677
Published by The Children's Book Club. circa 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine, 184 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some foxing to front endpapers and textblock. Light musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is just a little creased at spine ends.
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A CAGE OF ARMS
Written by Sylvia Read.
Stock no. 1506456
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Life in Catholic Spain is conventional and tradition-bound. Beatriz rebels against staying at home and travels to London as an au pair. Here her eyes are opened to some of the realities of life and love. Red boards with gilt titles to spine. 240 pages. SIGNED by author to front endpaper with inscription. Minimal bumping to spine. Foxing, mainly to text block and top margins. Contents otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a browned spine and grubby rear panel.
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WE ARE ALL GUILTY
Written by Kingsley Amis.
Stock no. 1502841
Published by Reinhardt Books. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The result of the break-in leaves Clive in a totally unexpected situation - is he the offender or is he the victim? Black boards, white title to spine. 93 pages. ISBN: 01871061261. Spine a little bumped. Couple of words of writing erased from front endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn, panels rubbed.
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AN EYE FOR COLOUR
Written by Norman Silver.
Stock no. 1808853
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Growing up against the backdrops of Table Mountain and the iniquities of apartheid, Basil Kushenovitz - Jewish and White - sees through teenage eyes the constant contradiction between the physical beauty all around him and the insidious ugliness of a political system rooted in prejudice... essential reading for young people concerned with the basic issues of human rights. Brown boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0571161553. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and slightly scuffed to rear panel.
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SECRETS
Written by Jacqueline Wilson. Illustrated by Nick Sharratt.
Stock no. 2112908
Published by Doubleday. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

A chance meeting sparks a great freindship between two girls. Blue pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0385601824. Light wear to spine and corners.
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SNOWSTONE
Written by J.M. Scott. Illustrated by Caney.
Stock no. 1502098
Published by The Brockhampton Press Ltd.. 1st thus 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A famous explorer vividly tells a thrilling story of endurance and adventure. A Brock-Book for older Boys and Girls. Grey boards with dark blue titles. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. Fading to some cover edges. Publisher's file copy stamp to front endpaper, Production Dept. notes to pastedown. Top text block edge grubby with an odd fox spot. Dustwrapper is edge worn with one closed tear. Rear panel is grubby.
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HERE'S TO YOU RACHEL ROBINSON
Written by Judy Blume.
Stock no. 1501905
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Rachel Robinson, gifted musician and straight-A student, is rapidly finding boys to be the biggest problem in her life... Red boards, white title to spine. 196 pages. ISBN: 0434966142. Lower corners bumped, base of spine lightly bumped. Erased pencil marks to front endpaper otherwise contents clean. Rear flap of dustwrapper is edge creased.
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PROVE YOURSELF A HERO
Written by K.M. Peyton.
Stock no. 1311153
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Prove yourself a hero is at once a tense and thrilling narrative and an illuminating study of different people under the stress of kidnapping - victim, those who care about him and those who are inflicting harm upon him... Brown boards with gilt title to spine. 137 pages. ISBN: 0192714090. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Pale page browning. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed, small creased patch to centre of front panel.
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BREAKFAST WITH THE NIKOLIDES
Written by Rumer Godden.
Stock no. 1309982
Published by Peter Davies. 1st 1942. Good condition.

A story of childhood set in the Indian plaints. Boots Book Lovers Library binding of dark green cloth, gilt title to spine and Boots sticker to front cover. 257 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped. Gilt to spine dulled. A few light marks to covers and boots sticker to front has a black cross to it. Name and date in blue biro to front endpaper. Rear joint cracked and remains of a label to pastedown.
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SABRINA FLUDDE
Written by Pauline Fisk.
Stock no. 2105524
Published by Bloomsbury. Circa 2001. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A young girl floats through the early morning mist, in the currents of the river. What is she doing in the water? Why does nobody notice her? and Who is she?... Matt pictorial boards. ISBN: 0747555230. SIGNED by author, with dedication. 2nd printing.
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THE FIRE-EATERS
Written by David Almond.
Stock no. 1105699
Published by Hodder Children's Books. 1st 2003. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

A tale of terror, joy and miracles. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 249 pages. ISBN: 0340773820. SIGNED by author.
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THE ORCHARD ON FIRE
Written by Shena Mackay.
Stock no. 1305175
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Set in the celebratory yet suspicious atmosphere of England during Coronation year, this is a funny, tragic and magical novel by a unique writer. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0434000671. SIGNED by the author to title-page. A tiny crease to top edge of wrapper else fine.
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