On holiday in Cornwall, Simon, Jane and Barney Drew discover an ancient map in the attic of the Grey House, where they are staying with their ...Show synopsisOn holiday in Cornwall, Simon, Jane and Barney Drew discover an ancient map in the attic of the Grey House, where they are staying with their mysterious Great-Uncle Merry. They know immediately that it is special. But it is much more than just a map. It is the start of a quest to find a grail, a source of great power that could contain - or resurrect - the powerful, age-old forces of evil in the world. And the Drews are not the only ones searching for it.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. No Dustjacket. 1968. 220 pages. Acceptable paperback;...Fair. No Dustjacket. 1968. 220 pages. Acceptable paperback; overall the book is complete and readable however defects are present. Defects may include missing plates, shelf wear and marks to cover, marking to pages, foxing and tanning.
Description:Gill, Margery. Very good in very good dust jacket. 252 p. illus....Gill, Margery. Very good in very good dust jacket. 252 p. illus. 21 cm. Includes Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. First on the Dark is Rising series. DW has few chips, protected in mylar cover.
Description:Octavo. Original boards. Inscribed "with best regards" by Susan...Octavo. Original boards. Inscribed "with best regards" by Susan Cooper on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows some mild soiling to the rear panel jacket. An early printing of the author's first book.
Description:Margery Gill. Good in Good, Price Clipped jacket. Book. Tall...Margery Gill. Good in Good, Price Clipped jacket. Book. Tall 12mo. Pp: 252. Illustrated with drawings by Gill. Ex-school library: stamps to ffep and to rear pastedown; pocket removed from rfep; small label to spine. Bump to rear top corner of spine affecting about tthe latter two thirds of the text. About six pages have a few squiggles in ball-point. Dust jacket is little sunned to the spine; quarter-inch vee missing from bottom edge of front panel; small nick to head of spine; light wear to edges. Although ( obviously) not pristine this is still a copy of the hard-to-find true first edition ( appeared a year before the U.S. edition ) of the first volume of Cooper's 'The Dark is Rising' series.
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