First Published 1950 by Lutterworth

1st edn d/w.  Click to enlarge (File Size=42KB)
First edition dustwrapper
courtesy of A Ayres
Illustrated by D. L. Wynne

Jillies series, 4th book. Set in the Austrian mountains.

First edition: dark green boards, silver lettering on spine and signature front board; 135x190mm; 224pp; map endpapers by Gordon Randall; colour frontispiece and twelve b/w illustrations, 4 spread across top half of two pages and an endpiece.
Dustwrapper illustration shows the three young Jillions being warned off by an irate local. cp 7s 6d.
[Dustwrapper illustration courtesy of Anne Ayres]

1952: retained the colour frontispiece.

Other Editions:
The Armada cover.  Click to enlarge (File Size=27KB)
The Armada cover
Armada 1963:
cover Mary Gernat; C69; 159pp; map and 9 b/w illustrations, several across 2 pages; cp 2/6.

White Lion 1976:
hardback; dark blue boards, gold blocking on spine only; 135x200mm; 224pp; map endpapers by Gordon Randall; 12 b/w illustrations by Wynne; ISBN 85686-189-8. Dustwrapper central front panel colour picture not credited; cp 2.75.

[Severn House (? mentioned in publicity material, but thought to be error)]

White Lion edition wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=26KB)
White Lion dustwrapper

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