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Leonora Starr: [Dorothy Rivers Mackesy, wife of the mayor of Southwold, Suffolk]:
The Heart of the Falconer.

London: Herbert Jenkins, n.d. [c.1942] Second impression. 254pp +(2) adverts. Contents clean and unmarked. In the original binding of orange cloth, titled in black, clean, bright and firm, with some sunning and puckering to spine ends. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket. Spine ends and corners of back panel chipped, some scuffing and creasing to edges: front panel almost complete. Scarce in jacket. '..just as her happiness seemed secure, a barrier created of malice and misunderstanding came between them, to deny Karen the right to love, and Malcolm what most his heart desired.' Very Good in VG dust-jacket.

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Leonora Starr: [Dorothy Rivers Mackesy, wife of the mayor of Southwold, Suffolk]:
Fantails.

London: Herbert Jenkins, n.d. [1948 or 1949] First printing (stated). 254pp + [2] adverts. Slight foxing to edges of first and last few pages. Contents otherwise clean. In the original binding of green cloth, titled in black, very clean, bright and firm. In the protected unclipped blue dust jacket: clean, with some fraying at head of spine and small knocks to edges. 'A charming love story, full of humour and kindliness.' Very Good in VG dust-jacket.

Price: 24.00


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Leonora Starr: [Dorothy Rivers Mackesy, wife of the mayor of Southwold, Suffolk]:
To Keep for Ever.

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1949. Third printing. 190pp +(2)adverts. Very fresh unread copy, with some foxing, chiefly affecting the closed edges of the text block. In the original binding of orange cloth, titled in black, very clean and bright. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket. Light soiling to lower panel, slight knocks to edges, and 8mm chip to head of spine. Front and spine bright and clean. Scarce in jacket. '..though despair and tragedy are in To Keep For Ever, laughter and romance are there as well.' Very Good in VG dust-jacket.

Price: 25.00


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Leonora Starr: [Dorothy Rivers Mackesy, wife of the mayor of Southwold, Suffolk]:
Tomorrow's Corner.

London: Herbert Jenkins, n.d. [1940s/1950s?] Reprint. 256pp. Ownership name to front free endpaper. Printed on two slighty different grades of paper, so that nearly half the pages have some occasional slight foxing, with spotting to the closed edges, and the rest are clean. In the original binding of orange cloth, titled in black, clean, bright and firm, spine slightly mottled. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, clean and bright, with a little light wear to the edges. 'Jay Stornaway is a delightful girl of to-day - brave, direct, unconventional but undeviating from her own high standards. Her story, presented in the true romantic tradition, is as much distinguished by its literary excellence and discerning characterisation as by its very human appeal.' Very Good in VG dust-jacket.

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Leonora Starr: [Dorothy Rivers Mackesy, wife of the mayor of Southwold, Suffolk]:
The Pretty Imposter.

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1951. First edition. 220pp + (2)adverts. Neat ownership name on front endpaper. Contents clean but for some foxing, mostly confined to initial and final leaves and to the closed edges. In the original binding of orange cloth, titled in black, very clean and bright. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, bright and clean, with slight scuffs to edges and folds. 'But, as he discovered to his grudging admiration, when the occasion demanded it the 'chit of a girl' could be as determined and uncompromising as he himself.' Very Good in VG dust-jacket.

Price: 35.00


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Leonora Starr: [Dorothy Rivers Mackesy, wife of the mayor of Southwold, Suffolk]:
Family of Four. [Signed Copy]

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1952. First edition. 190pp +(2)adverts. Front free endpaper signed by author. Contents clean and unmarked, though closed edges foxed, spots encroaching slightly on page edges. In the original binding of red cloth, titled in black, very clean and bright, with knock to top front corner. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, bright and clean, with a thin score mark down the front and light scuffs to edges. Scarce in jacket. Very Good in VG dust-jacket.

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Leonora Starr: [Dorothy Rivers Mackesy, wife of the mayor of Southwold, Suffolk]:
Jemima.

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1954. First edition. 192pp. Contents very clean and fresh. In the original red cloth-textured binding, titled in black, clean and bright, with a small knock to one corner. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, bright, with slight soiling, slight sunning to the yellow spine, and a little minor wear to edges. 'Perhaps because Jemima had grown up in the shadow of her elder sister's obvious beauty she had never become conscious of her own more subtle appeal. But when she left her father's manse in Scotland and went to London and from there to the little town in Suffolk, other people were not slow to appreciate it...' Very Good in VG dust-jacket.

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Leonora Starr: [Dorothy Rivers Mackesy, wife of the mayor of Southwold, Suffolk]:
Rich Relations.

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1954. First edition. 190pp +[2] adverts. Some spotting to closed text block, encroaching a little onto the edges of some pages: contents otherwise clean and unmarked. In the original maroon cloth-textured binding, titled in black, clean and bright. In the protected price-clipped pictorial dust jacket, bright, with slight soiling, slight sunning to the yellow spine, a closed tear to the back panel and a little minor wear to the edges. '- together the two girls sipped the bitter-sweet joys of new love. But circumstances, abetted by the malicious tongue of an old-woman busybody, can play the cruelest of tricks as both Bervie and Jane learned to their cost.' Very Good in VG dust-jacket.

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