Beyond the Blue Mountains. L. T. Meade 1910/1893

22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade Cassell 1910/1893, 22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade G.Trease, R. Kennedy, ill., 5th prin, 22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade G.Trease, R. Kennedy, ill., 5th prin, 22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade G.Trease, R. Kennedy, ill., 5th prin

Four orphans are summoned by the King to travel to his kingdom Beyond the Blue Mountains to rejoin their parents. One brother sister pair proceeds fairly quickly on the upward path, the other takes longer , succumbing to many temptations. An engaging fairytale/allegory "derived from Pilgrim's Progress but set in a flower-fairy children's world" (Bratton) and told in simple language. L. M. Meade, was a prolific Irish writer who essentially established the girls' school story.

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22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade Cassell 1910/1893
22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade G.Trease, R. Kennedy, ill., 5th prin
22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade G.Trease, R. Kennedy, ill., 5th prin
22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade G.Trease, R. Kennedy, ill., 5th prin
Beyond the Blue Mountains.
Meade, L. T. ( Elizabeth Thomasina Meade Smith)
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London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, 1910/1893, red boards with narrow paste-on plate of Sweet Content and Buttercup from "In Summer-Land", gilt titles and spine decoration, plain top edge and eps, 8 uncredited plates present as issued, 280 pp + 8 pp Cassell's Gift Catalogue at end.
Juvenile hardback.
CONDITION: Very Good; no names, slight slant, spine a bit faded, binding and pages clean, lightly foxed half title, original price, from catalogue, was 3/6.
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22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade G.Trease, R. Kennedy, ill., 5th prin
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22115