Various: The British Girl''s Annual.

Various - The British Girl's Annual. Amalgamated Press, not dated, late '20s? 9¼" x 6¼", 232pp plus 4 plates, grey-green cloth, gold blocked lettering and black blocked decoration on spine and front-board, colour onlay illustration of a girl climbing a cliff-ladder (6" x 4" reduction of one of the plates) on front-board, hardback. Contents: In the Land of the Sheikhs by H. J. Shepstone, illus. mono. photos (factual); Five in a Frolic by Bertha Leonard; The Mystery of Old Mac's Bank by E. E. Cowper; Diana to the Rescue: A Tale of the Adventurous Caoching Days by E. M. de Foubert; Dicky's Way: A Splendid School tale, Telling of a Prefect's Perplexing Dilemma by Elsie Jeanette Oxenham; The Editor Chats; A Worth-While Collecting Hobby: Collecting Autographs, illus. examples (including Mussolini's, who is described as 'Italy's great statesman'); Their Great Adventure: The Story of a Thrilling Holiday Experience by May Wynne; Bobs Stands by the Skipper: A Stirring Story of Peril at Sea by Elizabeth Marc; A Cradle Song by W. Procter (verse); The Pick of the Bunch by Gunby Hadath; The Right Way by Violet M. Methley (humourous verse); A Thorough Sport by Norah Cameron; Make it with Raffia!; Ten Punds Reward! by Brenda Girvin; The Power of Cotton by Theodore Reute, illus. mono. photos (factual); The Lady-Bird War by Violet Methley; The Flower of Hope (Crocus, short); For the King: A Thrilling Story of the Days of Cromwell by Peggy Sheerin; The Secret of the Sands: A Sea-Guide Tale by Ethel Talbot; True Friendship by Leslie M. Oyler (verse); Animal Arts and Crafts by Charles S. bayne, illus. mono. photos (factual); Swimming for Girls by S. G. Hedges; Bunty Takes Her Turn by Ethel Talbot; Disguised advert for 'Little Folks' (third-page text); Santa Claus Sees it Through: How Hazel Dean Drove Her Dog Sleigh through a Raging Blizzard by William Macmillan; Darry the Dauntless: A Thrilling Long Story of Romance and Adventure by Dorothea Moore (as it says, a long story); Flowers You Can Grow Indoors by Fedden Tindall; Bab and the Belle: A Delightful Story of Patch and Powder Days by Dorothea Moore; Her Weak Spot: Esther had a Fear of Falling from a Great Height, How She Fought It by Letitia Withall; Good for Guides by Leslie M. Oyler (verse); Aster's Last Scrape by Evelyn M. Williams; Christmas Superstitions; Fashion - and the Zoo: An Amusing Article Showing that Modern Styles are as Old as the Hills in the Animal World by L. R. Brightwell; Gerry's Good Deed: A Good Turn that Went Wrong by Christine Chaundler; His Majesty's Mails by Nancy M. Hayes (story); Quits: An Amusing School Story by Grace Mary Golden. Illustrated with monochrome photographs, drawings and 4 colour plates (by C. E. Brock, George? Webb; R.? P. Shilton (repeated on wrapper front), Conrad Leigh? (repeated on front-board onlay). Slight edge-foxing, very slight corner wear/rounding, front internal hinge weak but firm (if that makes any sense?), exceptionally clean and tight copy complete with a clean wrapper that has some loss (about 3-eigths overall) to back panel, some creasing and edge wear. Well above average.

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