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The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase by  Joan Aiken - First UK Edition - 1962 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 11111112222233513)

The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase

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The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase

by Aiken, Joan

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

The First UK printing published by Jonathan Cape, London in 1962. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with just a little bumping at the spine tips and lower front corner. Light spotting and toning to the text-block but the pages remain clean. Free from inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Near Fine condition. Tiny nick to the upper rear spine fold and very light fading to the spine. The wrapper looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. Profusely illustrated throughout by Pat Marriott who also provided the wrapper design. The elusive first title in 'The Wolves' series in very collectible condition. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

Synopsis

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase is a children's novel by Joan Aiken, first published in 1963. Set in an alternate history of England, it tells of the adventures of cousins Bonnie and Sylvia and their friend Simon the goose-boy as they thwart the evil schemes of their governess Miss Slighcarp. The novel is the first in the "Wolves" Saga, a series of books set during the fictional 19th century reign of King James III.

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Details

Bookseller
Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
11111112222233513
Title
The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase
Author
Aiken, Joan
Illustrator
Marriott, Pat
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jonathan Cape, London
Place of Publication
UK
Date published
1962
Keywords
Aiken, Wolves

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We trade as a family-run internet business in Market Harborough in the heart of the Midlands. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: www.ashtonrarebooks.com. All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over £250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : les@ashtonrarebooks.com if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are full members of the PBFA, ABA and ILAB.

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