Thursday's Child - STREATFIELD, NoelCollins, 1970, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good+ DJ. DJ lightly soiled at leading edges, somewhat rubbed and creased and head of spine, again at tail with slight loss. Overall bright. Bruised at head and tail. Internally bright and clean with a very small date stamp to bfep.
This is the charming story of Margaret Thursday, an orphan with very definite ideas about her destination in life, with her continual reminders that she has 'three of everything of the very best quality'. Accompanying her, through the harsh world of the Orphanage, the hard-working freedom of the canal barge to which she escapes, or amid the bustle and gay lights of a travelling theatre, are the Beresfords: kind Lavinia, the eldest, who has to learn to work in the kitchen of a great house; bookworm Peter, with his unpredictably practical turn of mind in a crisis; and little Horatio whom everyone loves. 256pp. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½") Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum. Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.
£Now with a new owner.