Title: It Was Candy's Idea
Author: Maud D. Reed
Illustrator: Wynne
Year: 1955 (First Edition)
Binding: Hardback
Publisher: The Epworth Press
Remarks: Price-clipped
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Fair/Good

 

Description: In this story for 9-16 year olds, the author introduces us to the delightful Bentley children – Jill, Michael, and Candy.
The first mystery begins at Kings Cross Station, when Mr. Sorensen, who was to take them to Norway, fails to arrive. The children board the train alone and run into a certain Mr. Haakon Eriksen, and an even bigger mystery involving stolen documents, a ciphered telegram, and a secret agent, who joins the train at Newcastle, ensues…

No illustrations other than on the jacket.

Light green cloth boards with black text on spine. Jacket has been clipped and has a 3 cm diagonal loss at the head of the spine. Stain on tail has also permeated to the cloth board. Rear lightly soiled and edges rubbed. Sunday school prize plate affixed to ffep. Half-title lightly foxed, else all other pages in very good, unmarked, and tightly bound condition.

Rare as hen's teeth in jacket!

Measures 19 cm × 12.5 cm (7.6″ × 5″). Large 12mo. 160 pp.

Price: £18.95 £16.00

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