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Up the Chimney Down by  Joan Aiken - Signed First Edition - from West of Eden Books and Biblio.co.uk

Up the Chimney Down

by Aiken, Joan

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London UK, Jonathan Cape, 1984, hardcover, first edition, Signed by the Author on the title page, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light spine bumps. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, one corner nicked, in new Brodart sleeve. This collection of 14 stories by this prolific children's author range from the macabre to the hilarious, from fairy tale to technology and in location from New York's Washington Square to that ancient, rather wild part of London, Rumbury Town.


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