SUSAN, BILL AND THE GOLDEN CLOCK

First Published 1955 by Nelson

Nelson dustwrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=31KB)
E H Shepard's wrapper
Nelson first edition
Illustrated by Ernest Shepard

The fourth adventure in the series finds Susan and Bill still in Sussex, staying on at the Fraser's Farm. A Harvest holiday is complicated by a mysterious stranger who comes to stay.

First edition: red cloth with black blocking, title, author and logo on front board; colour frontispiece andsix b/w illustrations; 118pp; full colour dustwrapper [illustrated]; cp 3/6.

Other editions:
White Lion 1974:
hardback; yellow boards with gold lettering, spine only; b/w frontispiece and 6 b/w illustrations by Shepard, not credited; with d/w, illustration (not credited) of woman lifting clock from mantlepiece; cp 1.40

[Note: Comparing the portrayal of the character on the dustwrapper with that in the first edition frontispiece, I think that the Lion dustwrapper is by E H Shepard.]

White Lion wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=KB)
White Lion edition dustwrapper
Knight paperback. Click to enlarge (File size=29KB)
Knight paperback edition
Knight 1976:
paperback; cover by Barry Raynor; ISBN 0-340-20500-8; 127pp; no illustrations; cp 45p


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