Twelve [12] Joy Street: Prose & Verse for Boys, Girls 1934 British Children's Annual ~Algernon Blackwood, Eleanor Farjeon, Laurence Housman


Title: No Twelve [12] Joy Street: A Medley of Prose & Verse for Boys and Girls

Author: Algernon Blackwood, Laurence Housman, Eleanor Farjeon, Olive Dehn, Marian Allen, Rose Fyleman, Valery, Carrick, Mabel Marlowe, Mary Forster Knight
Illustrator: L. R. [Leonard Robert] Brightwell, C. T. [Charles Thrupp] Nightingale, Hugh Chesterman, Harry Rountree, Irene Mountfort, Roy Meldrum, Mary Baker

Description: Boards in blue, decoratively patterned cloth (a bit darkened along edges). Gift inscription on half-title page dated 1935. Foxing to edges of text block. Complete with six color tipped-in plates and numerous in-text illustrations. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine, numerous short closed edge tears; moderate soiling; in an archival mylar sleeve. [8], 247, [1] pages. Uncommon in dust wrapper.

Joy Street was an popular children's annual. Number Twelve was published in September 1934 and features the Algernon Blackwood story, ''The Fruit Stoners,'' which is totally different from the story as it appeared in his book The Fruit Stoners, published the following month by Grayson & Grayson.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Basil Blackwood
Place: Oxford
Year: 1934

Keywords: Number Twelve, children's, British, 1930s,

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