Hardback dustjacket (incomplete facsimile), good plus condition (in good plus dustjacket), colour frontispiece, green cloth cover (spine faded), new endpapers, edges little foxed, minor edgewear, prize bookplate. 256 pp. Scarce novel for young adults about a girl's school, by the author of the Abbey books. Gail comes to run the tuckshop for Woodend, a revolutionary finishing school which prepares girls for country life. Rhoda is a pupil and dreads meeting Rosamund who is engaged to the Earl of Kentisbury, thus usurping her beloved brother who was killed in a motorbike accident. [ Part facsimile jacket: mainly blank but has front cover from first edition (1937) rather than this (1950) edition.]. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Rosamund's Tuck-Shop: A School Story.
Publisher: Lutterworth Press
Publication Date: 1950
Edition: New ed..
Book Description Lutterworth Press, London, 1950. Blue Boards Navy Titles. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First Thus. 256pp; textblock may have had a blue top edge, but now faded; pages clean and unmarked; beginning to detach from spine at rear; Boards marked with white paint(?) and bumped at edges and corners; the book is very slightly cocked; Only part of the dustwrapper survives. Weight 422g. Size: 145x23x35cm. Bookseller Inventory # 12634
Book Description The Girl's Own Paper, London. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Undated, but 1937. 256 pages plus a colour frontispiece; bound in blind stamped green cloth with gilt lettering and "RTS" printed on the spine of both the book and dust jacket. The first and last few pages have a few spots of foxing; the unclipped pictorial dust jacket is a bit rubbed and rather frayed at the head - no significant loss. Size: 7¼" x 5" (185mm x 130mm). Bookseller Inventory # 020945