Various: The Big Budget For Girls.

Various - The Big Budget For Girls. Blackie, not dated, mid '30s?; 1934? 9½" x 6¼", 192pp plus 5 plates, colour illustrated paper covered boards (overall illustration of girls hiking in mountains by A. E. Bestall), black printed lettering, hardback. Contents: Colour frontispiece by Francis E. Hiley (girls tackling a snake); The Best Laid Schemes - by Rusty, illus. ?; On Thunder Head by Jessie leckie Herbertson, illus. Francis E. Hiley inc. 1 monochrome plate; The Site of the Caravan Camp by Alice Massie, illus. Stanley Lloyd; When Mary Missed the Bus by E. M. De Foubert, illus. ?; Ourselves and Ginger by Natalie Joan, illus. Stanley Lloyd; The 'Red Wing's' Last Cruise by C. Bernard Rutley, illus. Mays inc. 1 monochrome plate; Milady Hauteur's Uncle by John Anderson, illus. Savile Lumley; The Unpainted Portrait by S. Beresford Lucas, illus. GB?; One Good Turn... by Jessie Leckie Herbertson, illus. ?; The Quest of the Blue Flowers by Irene Boyd, illus. CL? inc. 1 monochrome plate; The Ghost of James Macdonald by M. E. Buckingham, illus. Thos. Somerfield; Dicky's Sister by W K. Holmes, illus. ?; The Post-Girl by Lieut-Col A. Lloyd Owen, illus. Lendon? inc. 1 monochrome plates; The Laird's Lesson by J. Brown, illus. Frank Wiles; The Last Rag: A South African School Story by Helen Everest, illus. ?; The Cranmore Cup by F. Fraser Carloss, illus. ?. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, monochrome plates and within the text with monochrome drawings. Possibly lacks 2 monochrome paltes (4 present, evidence of removed plates between pages 40/41 and 184/185, though I'm not entierly sure), 2 scratches and a rub to back-board, slightly dulled spine, slight edge-wear, corners rounded, original pencilled ins. and latter inked name and address on front-free endpaper, sides of free-endpapers facing paste-downs lightly browned, good, solid copy, no wrapper.


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