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The Years it was Summer - Maurice Hilliard

London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1963, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper tanned on the verso. Text complete, clean and tight.

From the cover: “This wholly delightful first novel introduces Jim and Lily Teasdale who live in a mining village in Northumberland. The time is 1939; their house is condemned, and a move to a new council estate is in the air. Meanwhile it is a happy, bustling world in which they live. For Rich and Alan, their sons, there are the adventures and scrapes they share with their friends, and the day-to-day dramas of their Primary School life; for Jim and Lily, the social activities of the Miners’ Institute; for all of them, the comings and goings of their cheerful and enormous clan of relations. The highlight of the family’s year is the Miners’ Picnic — thek one day together by the sea.
Size: 8" x 5¼"
Number of Pages: 220
Cover Art By: Jillian Willett