Thirteen-year-old Laura falls in love with celebrated jockey Fred Archer in the racing world of Newmarket, England, in the 1880's.
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Book Description Bodley Head Children's Books, 1981. Book Condition: Fair. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in fair condition. Bookseller Inventory # 2444084
Book Description The Bodley Head, 1981. Book Condition: Good. Light wear to boards. Content is clean and sharp. Good DJ with light toning. Bookseller Inventory # 9999-9994311540
Book Description The Bodley Head, London, 1981. Original Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. The boards are clean and bright with a little bumping to the top corners and the top and bottom of the spine. Spine lean. Browning and some spotting to the top page edges. Trace of pencilled price on front free endpaper. Small book shop label on rear pastedown. The pages are otherwise clean and unmarked. The jacket has some fading to the spine and the right hand edge of the rear panel, some brown spotting to the flaps and light edge creasing. First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 008046
Book Description Bodley Head, London, 1981. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Tight and tidy, just a whited-out name in front. Fully intact dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # 007250
Book Description Bodley Head, London, 1981. Hard Cover, 8vo, First Edition. Book Condition: Good. Ex library. Very clean square copy. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. In protective cover. Bookseller Inventory # 0231513
Book Description London. Bodley Head. 1981., 1981. First edition. Hardback. Book and unclipped dust jacket are in near Fine condition. 232pp. Jacket supplied in new removable clear cover. Bookseller Inventory # 22671
Book Description Bodley Head, London, 1981. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. Unmarked, intact dust jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # 017389
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Book Description Bodley Head, London, 1981. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. 232 pages. 450 grams. Book is in good ex-library condition with associated markings and attachments. Dust jacket is in good condition currently enclosed in library clear protective covering. 'Laura's heart turned over with adoration whenever she caught a glimpse of Fred Archer - dear Fred - the tall, slender young jockey who won the Derby five times and became the idol of half England a century ago.To Laura's parents her passionate hero-worship was an embarrassment: her mother, Cecily, remembering her own impetuous adolescence, was insistent that Laura should forget Mr Archer and conform to the schooling of a governess. The only people who understood her feelins were Uncle Harry and his strange protege, Tiger, a runaway boy with a lithe body and fiery nature who kissed Laura secretly behind the stable door. K.M. Peyton has used the true story of Fred Archer's short and tragic life to counterpoint the love story of a young girl discovering for the first time the force of her tempestuous emotions. The racing world of Newmarket in the 1880s is the setting for this novel which will captivate all readers of the Flambards trilogy and all admirers of K.M. Peyton's writing.' 8vo - over 7Â¾" - 9Â¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction, Children's.; ISBN: 0370303504. ISBN/EAN: 9780370303505. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002678. Bookseller Inventory # 002678