Boston, Peter

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A Stranger at Green Knowe, 1st edn 1961 (Lucy M Boston)Jacket illustration by Peter Boston.

ReproJacket #118-A-1, size 203.6x440mm.
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An Enemy at Green Knowe, 1st edn 1969 (3rd printing) (Lucy M Boston)There's a small but unfortunate typo on the back flap, whereby it's made to appear that a reviewer regarded The Secret Garden as having been written by E. Nesbit.

Jacket illustration by Peter Boston.

Note: This jacket is price-clipped.

ReproJacket #105-C-1, size 206.6x466mm.
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The Children of Green Knowe, 1st edn 1956 (2nd printing) (Lucy M Boston)This book, published by Faber & Faber in 1954, introduces the series which describes the experiences of children at Green Knowe, a fictional version of the author's own home at Hemingford Grey, Huntingdonshire, where the past and present interweave.

Jacket design by Peter Boston, the author's son.

ReproJacket #103-B-1, size 207.4x490mm.
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The Children of Green Knowe, 1st edn 1975 (8th printing) (Lucy M Boston)By 1975 the book and jacket have shrunk a little, and the dark olive green of the jacket has lightened considerably.

Jacket design by Peter Boston.

ReproJacket #103-H-1, size 204x461mm.
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The Chimneys of Green Knowe, 1st edn 1971 (5th printing) (Lucy M Boston)The second book in this series, The Chimneys of Green Knowe, was published by Faber in 1958. Its US title is The Treasure of Green Knowe.

Jacket illustration by Peter Boston.

ReproJacket #104-E-1, size 202.1x472mm.
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The Guardians of the House, 1st edn 1974 (Lucy M Boston)Sitting alongside the Green Knowe series, by this time almost complete, the author has in mind a future time when her house is threatened by development; she describes various protections of an unusual kind and how they are discovered by a small boy.

Jacket illustrations by Peter Boston.

ReproJacket #173-A-1, size 222.4x470mm.