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Jalna

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Jalna is the name of the fictional manor house in which the Whiteoak family lives. The name comes from Jalna, a city in west-central India, where there was a British garrison. In a prequel novel, the house is built by a retired officer of the British army who served in India. Jalna is partly based on Benares, a house in Mississauga, Canada. Benares was built in the late 1850s for a retired officer of the British army who had served in India, James B. Harris. It once occupied a larger estate, upon which de la Roche lived for a time. "Benares" is an alternate name of Varanasi, a city in India which had a British garrison.

This is the first of a 16 book series.

The front fly sheet is inscribed to a previous owner and dated Christmas '42.

Although the dust jacket is missing the book itself is in good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Mazo De La Roche
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
18 x 12.5
Edition:
1938
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Macmillan & Co.
Title:
Jalna

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Jalna is the name of the fictional manor house in which the Whiteoak family lives. The name comes from Jalna, a city in west-central India, where there was a British garrison. In a prequel novel, the house is built by a retired officer of the British army who served in India. Jalna is partly based on Benares, a house in Mississauga, Canada. Benares was built in the late 1850s for a retired officer of the British army who had served in India, James B. Harris. It once occupied a larger estate, upon which de la Roche lived for a time. "Benares" is an alternate name of Varanasi, a city in India which had a British garrison.

This is the first of a 16 book series.

The front fly sheet is inscribed to a previous owner and dated Christmas '42.

Although the dust jacket is missing the book itself is in good condition.

Author(s):
Mazo De La Roche
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
18 x 12.5
Edition:
1938
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Macmillan & Co.
Title:
Jalna

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