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Holiday Castle

£14.99

Product description

Set in and around a medieval castle boasting a moat, battlements, a drawbridge, a dungeon, and a smugglers' hideout, this rollicking holiday story would have appealed to all youngsters - and with two boys, one girl, and a dog as the main characters, tapped into the Blyton 'Famous Five' series' popularity.

John Elsworth was, according to the book's dust-jacket, once a schoolmaster '[of] little benefit to himself or his pupils', and wrote about the British war effort during WWII. As well as writing novels and short stories, he worked for the Government in London, and lived near Burnham Beeches in Buckinghamshire.

Geoffrey Scowcroft Fletcher (1923–2004) was a British artist and art critic, best known for his 1962 book "The London Nobody Knows".

Our copy is in excellent condition, and retains its dust jacket (unclipped), which shows only minor tears and loss. The book is bound in green cloth with an impressed design all over, and the titles etc in red lettering on the spine. There are no signs of wear externally apart from a small faded area at the bottom of the spine, where the dust jacket has some minor loss. Inside, the endpapers are illustrated with a sketch map of the castle and its surroundings, the binding is firm, all pages are clean and bright, and there are many green & black illustrations scattered throughout. A very nice example.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Elsworth, J.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20 x 14 x 2 cm
Edition:
1954
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
120
Publisher:
Brockhampton Press
Title:
Holiday Castle

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Set in and around a medieval castle boasting a moat, battlements, a drawbridge, a dungeon, and a smugglers' hideout, this rollicking holiday story would have appealed to all youngsters - and with two boys, one girl, and a dog as the main characters, tapped into the Blyton 'Famous Five' series' popularity.

John Elsworth was, according to the book's dust-jacket, once a schoolmaster '[of] little benefit to himself or his pupils', and wrote about the British war effort during WWII. As well as writing novels and short stories, he worked for the Government in London, and lived near Burnham Beeches in Buckinghamshire.

Geoffrey Scowcroft Fletcher (1923–2004) was a British artist and art critic, best known for his 1962 book "The London Nobody Knows".

Our copy is in excellent condition, and retains its dust jacket (unclipped), which shows only minor tears and loss. The book is bound in green cloth with an impressed design all over, and the titles etc in red lettering on the spine. There are no signs of wear externally apart from a small faded area at the bottom of the spine, where the dust jacket has some minor loss. Inside, the endpapers are illustrated with a sketch map of the castle and its surroundings, the binding is firm, all pages are clean and bright, and there are many green & black illustrations scattered throughout. A very nice example.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Elsworth, J.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20 x 14 x 2 cm
Edition:
1954
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
120
Publisher:
Brockhampton Press
Title:
Holiday Castle

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