Various - The Oxford Annual for Girls 1929. Humphrey Milford/OUP. 1929. 10½" x 7½", 160pp plus 6 plates, quarter brown cloth with paper covered boards and illustrated paper covered spine, front (girls with hocky sticks) and spine colour illustrated, back plain, hardback. Contents: 'The Pewter Candlestick' by Dorothea Moore, 'The Family Tradition' by Sirley Grey, 'A Garden is a Quiet Place' by Thora Stowell, 'Adventures on my Cape to Cairo Flight' by Lady Heath, 'Letitia's Taxi-Cab' by Alice Massie, 'A Boating Adventure' by Grace Mary Golden, 'The Chinese Vase' by Brenda Giruin, 'The Christening Gifts' by Margaret Baker, 'Giff of the High Hand' by Flora Forster, 'On the Road to Bemerton' by Marjorie Bowen, 'Caroline and the Count' by Jocelyn Oliver, 'Rabit-Keeping for Girls' by Thora Stowell, 'Priscilla gives Proof' by Harold Markham, 'Carry On!' by C. Bernard Rutley, 'The Ragged Arras' by Thora Stowell, 'The Junk of Dreams' by M. A. Pearth?, 'The Smugglers of Portincross' by Dorita Fairlie Bruce, 'A Matter of Money' by G. M. Faulding, 'Hockey and a Tour in U.S.A.' by Kathleen Doman, 'Le Bois de Saint Luc' by M. A. Peart, 'Pamela's Ant Farm' by Gunby Hadath, 'A "Knock-Up" Entertainment' by Ierne L. Plunket, 'A Night's Lodging' by M. Baines Reed, 'Judy and the Treasure' by Agnes Frome, 'Treasure Trove' by W. M. Letts. Illustrated with 6 colour plates, three-colour prelims (8pp) and with monochrome drawings within the text.
Slight wear to head of spine; slightly sunned/dusty spine; top-edge 'dusty'; fore- and bottom edges a little foxed; some 'browning' to endpapers; a few fox spots throughout and fairly heavy in a couple of places; good, sound copy (no inscriptions, no bumps, not ex-library) complete with good wrapper that is very fragile at the head and foot of the spine, spine dulled/'dusty', edge and corner wear, other edge chips/tears, price-cut, back-panel grubby/'dusty', now housed in an inert plastic cover. Well above average, rare with a wrapper.
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