Miss Rivers and Miss Bridges by Geraldine Symons

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Published by Puffin Books in Harmondsworth .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Macmillan, 1971.

Book details

Statement(by) Geraldine Symons ; (illustrated by Alexy Pendle).
SeriesPuffin books
ContributionsPendle, Alexy.
The Physical Object
Pagination204p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14950235M
ISBN 100140307184

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Miss Rivers & Miss Bridges is aimed at readers of around 11 years old, and Miss Rivers and Miss Bridges book teen heroines Pansy and Atalanta over a week in the early s, when Pansy has come to stay with her friend and see the big smoke. Free-spirited Atalanta, who is blessed with a bohemian author and actress for parents, is impassioned by the suffrage movement and 5/5(1).

Octavo Size [approx x cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners.

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