Publisher:Blackie and Son Limited, London, Glasgow and Bombay
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Blackie and Son Limited, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Edition Unstated, Illustrated By: Treyer Evans
525 g.; 288 pages, last blank, list of illustrations. Pale gray coloured endpapers. Black-and-white Illustrated frontispiece, by Treyer Evans, with the caption underneath stating " She Found Tom in the Greenhouse.". Within the text there are another 5 black-and-white full-page illustrations by the same illustrator. Gray Illustrated boards with black-and-white illustration of two young girls and another illustration of the young role on the spine. Black writing to the front panel and spine. Bumping and rubbing to the head and to the heel of the back strip and to the book corners. The cloth of the board has become a little marks and somewhat rubbed. Shelf wear to the top and bottom of book, edges. Browning and foxing to the text block edges. Offset tanning and slight browning to the endpapers. Foxing throughout the book. On the verso of the half title page is a list of other novels by the author -- a list of 23; the first title being " Loyal to the School ". Illustrated dustwrapper, showing two girls -- same illustration as for front book boards, only in colour and in much more detail. Illustration of a girl is also on the spine. Blue writing to the front panel and spine. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the back strip. There is a piece missing from the top back strip and top right-hand corner of the rear panel measuring 1.25 " x 0.25 ". The dustwrapper panels have become grubby, rubbed and a little faded. A couple of foxing spots to the verso of the dustwrapper along with some stains. On the front fold over flap there are 23 stories cited. The rear dustwrapper panel is an advertising panel for Blackie's publishing house. The rear fold over flap has a list of "Blackie's Select Library For Girls" the first of which is E. E. Cowper's "The Mystery of Saffron Manor". A School Story written specifically for girls in mind in the early 20th century. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Treyer Evans. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; Fiction -- Vintage ; fiction -- adolescent; Inventory No: 0104881.