Various - The Big Budget for Girls. Blackie, not dated, inscribed, 1937. Contents: Grizzy's Clump by George Surrey, illus. W. Bryce Hamilton (should include a colour frontispiece but this is missing here); Lorraine All-Alone by Dora M. Hardisty, illus.W. Bryce Hamilton; The Modern Gunpowder Plot by Kathryn Lister, illus. E. Baker; Held Up by RObert M. Macdonald, not illustrated; Robin Goes a-Pilotting by Phillis Garrard, illsu. Fyffe inc. monochrome plate; Up the Tower Stair by Lilias Small, illus. A. E. Bestall; The Rivals by J. H. Ambrose, not illustrated; The Flood by J. H. Ambrose, illus. F. C. Dickinson; Two and Two Make ---? by J. G. Fyfe, illus. Reginald Cleaver inc. monochrome plate; Mist and Mystery by Olive Stuart, illus. Francis E. Hiley; Instinct Leads to Death by H. S. Sarbert, not illustrated; Val's Little Ghost by R. C. Barnard, illus. Margaret Horder; A-Tishoo! by Irene Boyd, illus. E. Ratcliffe; Shelter by W. Kersley Holmes, illus. Reginald Cleaver inc. monochrome plate; Catriona Comes to Crawfordsdale by J. Paterson Milne, illus. Emma; Bandits by Lyn Clare, illus. Helen McKie; Olwen and Ornithology by Laurie Munro, illus. Francis E. Hiley inc. mono. plate; Cousin Leslie by Enid Barclay, illus. A. E. Bestall; High Lunch [verse] by W. K.H., not illustrated; Detained on Suspicion by E. M. de Foubert, illus. Conrad Leigh; The Cod-Liver Oil Rebellion by Irene Boyd, illus. Conrad Leigh; The Tennis 'Coach' by Winifred Bear, illus. E. Baker; The Mouse by Irene Boyd, illus. A. E. Bestall; An Eventful Night by Frances Cowen, illus. P. B. Hickling. 9¼" x 6¾", not numbered (192pp approx plus 5 plates of which 1, frontispiece, is missing here), paper covered boards (girls by lake), hardback. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece (which is missing here) and 4 monochrome plates. Lacks frontispiece; slightly sunned spine; slight edge-wear; slight edge-foxing; slight foxing at ends; the odd internal fox spot; prize-plate on front paste-down, pencilled name/date/place in top-front corner of front-free endpaper; classified as acceptable because of the missing frontispiece, otherwise in exceptional condition for type; no wrapper.
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