The Chewing-Gum Rescue and Other Stories.
London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1982/1982, 2nd printing in year of publication; green paper boards, in white jacket with a parade of the story characters all around; 8vo; 141 pp. Juvenile hardback.
The Chewing-Gum Rescue, The Giant's Bath, The Midnight Story on Griffon Hill, The Pumpkins of Witch Crunch, The World's Highest Tray cloth, The Boy Who Made Things Up, The Tatty Patchwork Rubbish Dump Dancers, The Travelling boy..., Gloves and Gardens, The Singing Bus Queue, The Devil and the Corner Grocer. Funny Stories! SIGNED and INSCRIBED with a wonderful, unusual DRAWING of a Lion by Margaret Mahy Uncommon signature for this author although see agnewreading blogspot com/2012/07/remembering-margaret-mahy.html.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good jacket; no other marks except signed drawing by author and recipients' names, extrems a bit bumped, in lightly scratched jacket with light edge rubs all around, one inch soiled tear, quarter inch tear and bump at spine top; unclipped 5.50 pounds. Item #20577