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1 Godden, Rumer
A Kindle of Kittens
New York: Viking Press (1979) First American Edition Byrnes, Lynne 
4to Cloth-backed boards. [32]pp with beautiful color illustrations by Lynne Byrnes. Lovely story about a little tabby cat's search for the perfect home for each of her kittens. Slight fading to upper edges else Near Fine in dustjacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Godden, Rumer
Black Narcissus
Garden City: The Sun Dial Press (1939) 
8vo Blue decorated cloth. 294pp. This copy a reprint from 1941. A best-selling psychological drama about a colony of nuns in an isolated Himalayan valley, made into a 1947 film which garnered several Academy Awards. Nice reprint from the era, uncommon in the jacket. A little darkening to paste-downs and fore-edge else Near Fine. Dustjacket chipped and worn. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Godden, Rumer
Candy Floss
New York: Viking Press (1960) First Edition Adams, Adrienne 
8vo Decorated orange cloth. 63pp with lovely color and black & white lithographs throughout by Adrienne Adams. Candy Floss was a special little doll who brought good luck to her owner who ran the coconut toss at the fair. Then spoiled Clementina Davenport spyed Candy Floss and wanted her for her own. Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (tiny chips to spine ends and corner tips, lower panel lightly dusted). 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 Godden, Rumer
Hans Christian Andersen
London: Hutchinson (1955) Stated First Edition 
12mo. Grey cloth. 192pp. Sensitive study of Andersen by a very fine writer. A title in The Stratford Library. Fine. Dustjacket lightly chipped, spine faded, slight sticker ghost to upper panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Godden, Rumer
The Mousewife
London: The Reprint Society (1958) du Bois, William Pene 
12mo Decorated red cloth. 37 numbered pages illustrated by William Pene du Bois in delicate line and wash. Godden's lovely little story about a caged dove and a mouse. Light crease to lower corner of ffep and first blank else Very Good+ in lightly worn dustjacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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