THE FOURTH KEY

First Published 1957 by Murray

Illustrated by Lunt Roberts

first edition wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=29KB)
first edition dustwrapper
The final book in the 'Michael and Mary' series.

First edition: 130x190mm; blue boards, red blocking, title, author and star on spine, title only on front board; 182pp; 14 b/w illustrations; dustwrapper full colour front picture of girl kneeling watching others on island; spine green with vignette of bird; cp 9s 6d.

Other editions:

Children's Book Club:
Blue boards, black lettering on spine only; 182pp; original illustrations.
New dustwrapper picture by Adrian Mapple of children and dog running in the town at night;
CBC edition wrapper. Click to enlarge (File size=27KB)
Children's Book Club dustwrapper
Knight paperback cover. Click to enlarge (File size=21KB)
Green Knight cover
Knight 1970:
paperback; cp '(20p) 4/-'; SBN 340-03999-X; 159pp; b/w frontispiece by Lunt Roberts (from p71 of the first edition), no other illustrations; cover of children on stairs, not credited.


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Created May 2001
updated May 2002