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THE WILD PLACE., Cockett, Mary.  Illustrated by Margery Gill.

Author Name    Cockett, Mary. Illustrated by Margery Gill.

Title   THE WILD PLACE.

Publisher    Oliver & Boyd, London, 1968, first edition.

Seller ID   21798

103 pp, small 8vo (7 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "Seven little cottages stood in a row. They were shabby, but they were the homes of seven families. The seven families were dismayed when they heard that their homes wer e soon to crumble before the Council's bulldozers to make room for blocks of flats. What was to happen to them? And what would become of their gardens? It was a while before the seven cottages stood empty. Old Mr Rayner was the last to g o , b u t e ven before he moved the gardens were a wilderness through lack of care. It was many weeks before Mr Rayner could persuade himself to return to see how the new flats looked. He was amazed to find the cottages still standing, and eve n mo re am az ed to find that the wild, overgrown gardens behind them were not deserted...." Several pages with large dog-ear creases, 3/4" high letter "P" written in ink on page 23, minor browning to pages, very light edge wear, small bump at b ot tom of spi ne and at top corner of front board, tiny line dint on front cover, very light browning to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, one 1" closed tear and a few t iny tea rs a n d ch ips , st i cke r pull on rear panel, light water stain at bottom of front flap-fold. Good+/Good+

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