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Island to Abbey (Survival and Sanctuary in the books of Elsie J Oxenham 1907 – 1959)

Published May 2006.
Old price: £10.00
Price: £7.00
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This lavishly illustrated large-format softcover title is essential for anyone who is interested in the books of Elsie Oxenham.

The book deals with the major themes occurring throughout EJO's books from Goblin Island in 1907 to Two Queens at the Abbey in 1959. The Authors - Sheila Ray and Stella Waring - also have a close look at the real life locations that EJO used for the fictional settings of her books.

Special features include:

Numerous black-and-white photographs of the locations

Black and white maps of the locations

A full-colour pictorial map of the locations (as the frontispiece)

Numerous black-and-white reproductions of illustrations from the books

16 full-colour illustrations of very rare dustwrappers (4 pages' worth)

A full-colour illustration from an annual story