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ANNE OF THE ISLAND
Written by L.M. Montgomery.
Stock no. 1320116
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Green cloth, black titles and floral decorations to spine. 288 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Faint foxing to spine. Book leans to one side. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is torn with slight loss, rear panel is in two pieces. Old tape repairs on verso have dried and browned.

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CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA
Written by L.M. Montgomery.
Stock no. 1320115
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1935. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with black titles to front and spine, small floral decorations to spine. 236 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Book leans to one side. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxspots, mainly at prelims and page edges. Orange dustwrapepr is worn and torn with slight loss, foxing on verso and to flaps.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1954 - THE NEW RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1320114
Published by Daily Express. 1954. Good condition.

Colour pictorial laminated boards - Rupert and friends building a snowman. 1st story Rupert and the Friendly Sea-Lion. 123 pages. 10x7 inches. Not published in facsimile form as some of the content was considered politically incorrect. Covers are warped, bumped at corners and worn to spine with loss at base (1cm) and splits at top. Large but neat inscription in ink to front pastedown. Painting contest page has been completed with some further colouring on facing page. Child's name in pencil in belongs to box. Price NOT cut. Some light fingermarks to page margins. Page 45 has a small pink mark to lower margin (possibly a printing error during binding process?). Page 49/50 has a tear/crease at lower edge of the page but no loss. A small, brown spot affects the lower margins of a few pages and there are a few tiny page edge nicks. Not as bad as it sounds, still a decent copy of a scarce Rupert annual.

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CAROLA STORMS THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1320113
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black titles to spine. 253 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few small dents to top edges of cover. Light mark to front cover. Foxing throughout and pale page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with minimal chipping, small hole to top front corner and a few light marks to spine and rear panel.

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JANE AND THE CHALET SCHOOL
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1320112
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue covers, gilt title and stripes to spine. B/w frontis. 211 pages. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with rubbing/nicks at spine and corners and rear panel very slightly grubby.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1994
Written by Ian Robinson. Illustrated by John Harrold.
Stock no. 1320111
Published by Daily Express. 1994. Fine condition.

No. 59. Tall format, glazed pictorial boards showing Rupert being carried shoulder-high on the beach by Uncle Boris. ISBN: 1874507368. A super copy.

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THE CHALET GIRLS IN CAMP
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1320110
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. 234 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Light damp marking to lower edges of covers, lower corner tip of front cover is worn away. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Blue spine dustwrapper is edge worn with large tear at front edge of spine and some loss to lower front corner.

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RUEY RICHARDSON - CHALETIAN
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer. Illustrated by D. Brook.
Stock no. 1320109
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue covers, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis illus. 231 pages. Spine bumped, a couple of small marks to top edge of front cover. Foxing to textblock and endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with slight loss, tear to lower 2" of spine. Tape reinforcements on verso of dustwrapper lower edge.

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THE CHALET SCHOOL IN THE OBERLAND
Written by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer.
Stock no. 1320108
Published by Armada. 1st PB 1989. Almost very good condition.

Number 30 - Pictorial card wraps, White spine. Revised edition. ISBN: 0006933998. Vertical creases to spine and creases to lower edges of covers. Covers slightly edge rubbed, evidence of a small label being removed from base of spine. Pale red mark to lower edge of textblock. Pale page browning else contents clean.

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THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
Written by Lewis Carroll. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 1320102
Published by Folio Society. 1976. Very good condition.

Colour pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations throughout. An Agony, In Eight Fits. Spine is faded and spine edges of covers also affected. Small nick in cloth to front edge of spine. Small brown spot to front free-endpaper. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is browned at edges and slightly worn with a couple of small splits at lower edges.

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DAME PERKINS AND HER GREY MARE
Written by Lindon Meadows. Illustrated by Phiz.
Stock no. 1821069
Published by Sampson Low, Son & Marston. 1st 1866. Almost very good condition.

Or, The Mount For Market. Purple cloth with gilt titles and decoration to front cover. Colour illustrations. All edges gilt. Ex-lib with usual library labels and markings. Spine browned, boards discoloured and marked. Corners worn. Front endpaper missing. Joints cracked but binding tight. All plates present. Some grubby marks to contents.

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HOLIDAY HOUSE: A SERIES OF TALES
Written by Catherine Sinclair.
Stock no. 1821066
Published by William Whyte. 1849. Almost very good condition.

Three-quarters blue calf leather binding, red title block with gilt title to spine. Marbled paper boards. Marbled text block. Hand-coloured frontis. xii + 346 pages. Spine is faded, scuffed and worn, small splits to sides of top & tail, slight loss to tail. Edges rubbed & worn. Boards scuffed. Joints cracked but binding tight. Foxing to prelims and last couple of pages. A few margin marks to contents.

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