CAT 22 B Modern Juveniles 1920+

Catalogue #22, July 2016. ModernJuvenile literature from 1920s onward.
20302 Westmark by Alexander 1st SIGNED/INSCRIBED

Westmark.

Theo, an orphan, makes his way from printer's devil to the palace. First in the Westmark trilogy, a political adventure fantasy that draws the reader into an imaginary, but realistic late medieval world. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by author on title page.

$90.00

 

20584 Miss Rivers and Miss Bridges by Symons, ill Pendle.

Miss Rivers and Miss Bridges.

During their London holiday, the two girls transform themselves into the matronly Suffragettes, Miss Rivers and Miss Bridges. Full of hilarious adventures, as Atlanta's clever plots and Pansy's sweetness see them through.

$45.00

 

20541 Four Dolls by Godden, ill Pauline Baynes.

Four Dolls.

Impunity Jane, The Fairy Doll, The Story of Holly and Ivy, Candy Floss. Coloured plates and numerous black and white drawings by Baynes.

$32.00

 

20520 Willie the Squowse by Allan, Quentin Blake ill.

Willie the Squowse.

A sane squirrel tries to do good in a crazy human world. This enchanting tale from a Canadian playwright won The Times Story Competition and was first printed in the Times Saturday Review; here published with many illustrations.

$24.00

 

5659 Season of the Briar by Brinsmead

Season of the Briar

An early book by a beloved Australian author, known for her good humored and exciting realistic fiction. In this book, a group of boys in a weed spraying unit in isolated Southwest Tasmania cope with disaster.

$25.00

 

16745 An Hour in the Morning by Cooper.

An Hour in the Morning.

At twelve, Kate passes her early school leaving exam and goes into service with a kind, prosperous farm family. Details of domestic life told convincingly from the point of view of people contented with their lot weave through this gentle story. Followed by  A Time in a City.

$14.00

 

16610 A Time in a City. by Cooper.

A Time in a City.

Young Kate makes her way from a pastoral village to an industrial city; a quiet, kindly story of lives behind the lines of WWI. Follows An Hour in the Morning.

$25.00

 

16368 Snail and Pennithornes by Willard, ill Fletcher.

Snail and the Pennithornes.

The South African children spend their summer holiday travelling around the coast of England and Wales with their mother's friend, Snail, in a nice little caravan. Author's first original children's book.

$25.00

 

16275 Professor Branestawm's Great Revolution by Hunter.

Professor Branestawm's Great Revolution and other incredible adventures.

More amazing stories! Where are my glasses?; B.'s Portable Car Park; Prof. B. on the Scrap Heap; The Pipes of Pandemonium; Mrs. Flittersnoop's Birthday Present. Hunter's first two books were from the 30's; the later ones after retirement in the 70's.

$45.00

 

16513 Plowman's Clocks by Uttley, ill Tunnicliffe

Plowman's Clocks.

More memories of country life at the turn of the century.

$85.00

 

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