Hodder & Stoughton, 1985, Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong], Book Condition: Very Good +, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 223pp. Binding tight, leaves unmarked, but mildly tamnned. Attractive period illustrated dustjacket has small bruise top of spine, tiny scuff top foredge, else unmarked. Family disaster overwhelms Amelia Belchamber, obliging her to make a new life for herself as a Governess in the north of England. Her troubles begin when she is left alone with eight offspring, the children of her employer, cotton manufacturer, Staneley Hoggett. Weight approx. 430g.