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THE CHILDREN OF THE CASTLE
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 2140027
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1890. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth decorated. 196 pages and adverts and catalogue to rear. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Darkening to spine and cover edges. What appears to be decorative initials in ink to half-title page. Browning and grubby marks to outer page edges. A few hinges are a little pulled.

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THE TAPESTRY ROOM
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by Walter Crane.
Stock no. 2140026
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1885. Good condition.

A Child's Romance. Red cloth with black vignette of girl looking behind a curtain. Black endpapers. Eight b/w illustrations by Crane, seven of which are full page. 237 pages plus catalogues. 7 x 4.5". Dated from catalogue at rear (May 1885). Spine is a bit cocked and browned; bumping and wear. Corner are bumped. Front joint is weak and cracked - can see webbing through; some hinges internally are pulled. Rear joint also a bit cracked. Page edge browning.

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JO TO THE RESCUE
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 2140025
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards. title and strips in gilt on spine. 245 pages. 7.5 x 5". Light bumping to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; some edge-creasing; marks to rear panel.

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GAY FROM CHINA AT THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 2140024
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and borders to spine. B/w frontis illustration by Brook. Some bumping and fading to spine. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; edge-creased with some nicks; foxing and other marks to rear panel.

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LAVENDER LAUGHS IN THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 2140023
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1963. Almost very good condition.

Blue boards, gilt title and bands to spine. 288 pages. Spine is faded; cup ring marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper; browning and foxing to outer page edges. Contained in a colour PHOTOCOPY wrapper.

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EXCITEMENTS AT THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by D. Brook.
Stock no. 2140022
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

Red covers, dark blue title and stripes to spine. B/w frontis plate. 224 pages. Spine is faded with some bumping. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. In colour PHOTOCOPY wrapper.

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SHOCKS FOR THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 2140021
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1952. Good condition.

Blue boards, dark blue title to spine. B/w frontis. 269 pages. Spine is very faded. Wear and bumping along cover edges. Other mottling and scuffing to covers. Presentation plate to front endpaper. Damp staining/splashing to some outer page edges and page margins; foxing and browning.

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THE WRONG CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
Stock no. 2140020
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and borders to spine. B/w frontis illustration. Spine is a bit faded. Page edge browning; some light foxing. Wrapper is price-cut with foxing and browning.

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SUMMER TERM AT THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by D. Brook.
Stock no. 2140019
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title and stripes to spine. Brown and white frontis plate. 199 pages. Bottom 2" of spine are faded. Mottling and some other marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with 2-3" loss to base of spine; other tears with some tape repairs; edge loss and creasing.

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SECRET OF THE OLD MILL
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 2140018
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

A "Janet and Peter Adventure". In which the Secret Seven was formed - this was the very first Secret Seven book after which came the Secret Seven series. Pictorial boards. Colour pictures plus two-tone and b/w illustrations. 60 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Wear also to cover edges. Page edges are closed. Contents are very bright still.

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TOM TACKLES THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 2140017
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w frontis plate. 205 pages. Uneven darkening marks to top of spine and corresponding covers. Partially erased pencil name to front pastedown. Page browning - darkest to edges and margins. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; 1-2" loss to top of spine, loss to top corner of front panel; other smaller losses to edges and other corners; grubby.

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THE CHALET SCHOOL AND RICHENDA
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by D. Brook.
Stock no. 2140016
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1ST 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Richenda nearly wept when her father told her she was to be sent to a Swiss school - he could hardly have devised a more awful punishment... No. 40 in the Chalet School series. Blue covers, gilt title and border lines to spine. B/w frontis by D. Brook. 224 pages. Spine has some fading. Corners are lightly bumped. Endpapers have tape glue residue lines with a little foxing and browning; Couple of other small stains to front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper has yellowed tape to rear panel at top and bottom and to flaps.

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