HOME TO THE ISLAND

By: Allan, Mabel Esther

Price: $59.20

Quantity: 1 available


159pp., tinted endpapers. Book clean and square. Bright silver title and decoration over nominally bumped blue, original cloth boards. Text-block (untrimmed at foot) yellow-tinted top edge, leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated (Paul Frame), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, plus an original seller's sticker affixed to front flap which partially masks one word ('author). First published in the U.K. in 1961, this first American edition is a story for older schoolgirls and is set on a tiny island, 'Lindra', situated in the Outer Hebrides area of Scotland. Helen, an eighteen-year-old schoolgirl just returned to her birthplace from Edinburgh, is somewhat despondent and heavy of heart. Into her life comes a handsome young schoolmaster . . . Contents include: Prelims., 15 chapters. Book weight approx. 375g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: HOME TO THE ISLAND

Author Name: Allan, Mabel Esther

Categories: Fiction-First Editions, Juvenile Fiction,

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: 1966

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012105

Keywords: Juvenile Fiction, Modern First Editions, Relationship Fiction, Allan, Mabel Esther