First Published 1950 by Murray

second impression wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=29KB)
second edition dustwrapper
by Lunt Roberts
illustrated by Lunt Roberts

The third book in the'Michael and Mary' series.

The book is set in Cornwall, by St Michael's Mount, where the two Bishops have been sent to recover from the illness, all too common at one time, Whooping Cough.

2nd imp 1951: Blue cloth, red lettering on spine, front board has title only; 174pp; no maps; no frontispiece but sixteen full page b/w illustrations by Lunt Roberts; dustwrapper full clour picture of the three main characters, and Dougal the dog, climbing the cliff; cp clipped on my copy.
3rd imp 1955.
4th imp 1962.

Other editions:

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first Knight cover
artist not credited
Knight 1968: paperback; revised; 160pp; no illustrations; cp 3/6.

Reissued 1975 with different cover by Barry Raynor; cp 40p.

second Knight cover. Click to enlarge (File size=25KB)
second Knight cover
by Barry Raynor

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