London: Hutchinson & Co. 1957. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 256pp. Octavo [20 cm] Black paper covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Illustrated endsheets. Very good with a good dust jacket. The edges of the covers are gently bumped and rubbed. The endsheets are subtly darkened. The pages are yellowed. The dust jacket is rubbed and darkened. Chipping and small losses to the edges, corners and spine ends. Not price clipped. Multiple tape repairs along the edges. An approximately 4" vertical tear to the rear panel. Item #6440
Written by Jane Gaskell when she was fourteen years old. Signed and dated by the author on the front free endsheet.