CHRISTMAS AT NETTLEFORD

First Published 1953 by Hodder & Stoughton

illustrated by Joan Kidell-Monroe
2nd edition wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=33KB)
second edition dustwrapper
The second book in the Nettleford Series.

Written at Toft House, Sep-Dec 1952.

Reprinted:
2nd impression 1956: blue boards, black lettering; 140x200mm; 192pp; 2 different map endpaperss by 'AS'; frontispiece and 11 b/w illustrations; d/w picture wraps to include the spine, scene of snowball battle; rear advertises other Nettleford novels; cp 9s 6d.

Other editions:

Children's Book Club:
undated; blue boards; map endpapers; 192pp; has original Joan Kiddell Monroe illustrations but these are not credited; dustwrapper illustration not credited; cp 3/6.
[For information on this edition, thanks to Steven Handy]
CBC wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=30KB)
CBC edition dustwrapper
courtesy of Steven Handy

Hampton ibrary wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=30KB)
Hampton Library dustwrapper
courtesy of Steven Handy
Hampton Library 1965:
undated; blue boards; no map endpapers; 184pp; illustrated by Joan Kiddell Monroe; dustwrapper not credited.; cp 3/6
[For information on this edition, thanks to Steven Handy]

Armada 1970:
cover price dual 3/6 17½p; 'side' logo; four of the original illustrations by Joan Kidell-Monroe but not credited; cover picture of children opening presents, not credited; C365.
Armada cover. Click to enlarge (File size=28KB)
Armada cover
first edition wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=25KB)
Chivers edition cover
courtesy Steven Handy
Chivers 1971:
Hardback edition; printed boards; boards blue with black figuring and white lettering; cover illustration not credited; 184pp; five illustrations by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
[For information on this edition, thanks to Steven Handy]


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