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THE GIRLS OF ST. BRIDE'S
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Henry Coller.
Stock no. 1318346
Published by Girls Gone By. 1st thus 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Complete and unabridged. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour frontis, 4 b/w illustrations. 222 pages. ISBN: 1904417019. Textblock is a tiny bit grubby/spotted.
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THE SCHOOL IN THE WOODS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by G.M. Anson.
Stock no. 1318321
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue title and vignette to spine and blue vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plate plus 5 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are discoloured. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper and name and address in green crayon below. Rear joint and one joint cracked. Some light foxing and fingering to contents.
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TOBY AT TIBBS CROSS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1318096
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1944. Very good condition.

Cream cloth with green title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. An exciting story with a background of farm life in wartime. Spine and corners bumped with a small nick to top of spine. A few light marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Pale foxing and some light page edge browning.
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CAPTAIN AT SPRINGDALE
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce.
Stock no. 1318090
Published by Spring Books. Circa 1960. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth, red title to spine. Colour frontis, 4 b/w illustrations. 284 pages. Fanfare series. Spine bumped. Slight fading and damp staining to cover edges. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Page browning and foxing and a slight musty smell to contents. Dustwrapper is worn with some loss, damp stain to spine.
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PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLAND
Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1318086
Published by Gay and Bird. 1st thus 1900. Very good condition.

'Being extracts from the commonplace book of Penelope Hamilton'. Beautiful gilt decorated green cloth covers. Dark green endpapers. B/w full-page and text illustrations. 301 pages and 16 pages of adverts to rear, all edges gilt. 7.5 x 5 inches. Spine and corners bumped and sligthly worn, cover edges slightly rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown. Joints cracked. Some grubby marks to page margins.
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A FIDDLER FOR THE ABBEY
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1318082
Published by Frederick Muller Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A story about the Hamlet Club and Abbey friends. Brown cloth, light blue title to spine. B/w illustrations. 200 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Small dent to lower edge of front cover. Name in biro and crayon to front pastedown. A few small brown spots to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge chipped and a little grubby and foxed.
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THE SCHOOL IN THE WOODS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by G.M. Anson.
Stock no. 1318081
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue title and vignette to spine and blue vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plate plus 5 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Spine browned. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Light foxing to contents. A couple of hinges are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis.
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DIMSIE GOES BACK
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1318078
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with gilt titles and brown vignettes to spine and front cover. 277 pages. Colour frontis plus 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped. Erased pencil writing to front pastedown. Name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Foxspots to page margins and textblock. Scarce dustwrapper is grubby and worn with loss, large section of loss to lower front panel.
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THE NICEST GIRL IN THE SCHOOL
Written by Angela Brazil. Illustrated by H.L. Bacon.
Stock no. 1317949
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition.

"Angela Brazil's School Stories". Beige cloth, dark titles. 4 b/w plates. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Light damp staining to corners. Small name in ink to front free-endpaper. Hinges cracked. A few light foxspots else contents clean.
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HEIDI GROWS UP
Written by Johanna Spyri; Charles Tritten. Illustrated by Pelagie Doane.
Stock no. 1317944
Published by Collins. 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second book about Heidi in which she has many adventures and surprises and a happy ending in which her fondest dreams are realised. Green boards. 3 colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. 256 pages. ISBN: 000161102X. Minimal bumping to spine. Heavy foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is foxed, visible on rear panel.
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EVERY GIRL'S STORIES
Written by Grace Aguilar; Maria Edgeworth; E.H. Knatchbull-Hugessen; et al. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway; et al..
Stock no. 1317889
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1896. Good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis by Kate Greenaway. B/w illustrations throughout. 501 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small name in ink to front free-endpaper and prize inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Lower corner of rear cover and of most page corner tips damaged from a fire. Foxing throughout.
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THE ABBEY GIRLS WIN THROUGH
Written by Elsie J. Oxenham.
Stock no. 1317837
Published by Collins. 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, silver title to spine. Colour frontis. 315 pages. Top edge red. Spine bumped. Inscription in black biro to half-title page. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed with a slightly grubby rear panel.
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