Goudge, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Goudge (1900-1984) wrote several highly-regarded novels in the family-romantic genre, but perhaps her best-known and most enduring work was The Little White Horse, first published by the University of London Press in 1946 under wartime economy standards.
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The Little White Horse, 1st edn 1946 (Elizabeth Goudge)This is the first issue jacket from 1946. Its dimensions are slightly different from the subsequent reprints because wartime economy standards which restricted paper supplies were still in operation.

Jacket illustration by C Walter Hodges.

ReproJacket #30-A-1, size 190.3x424mm.
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The Little White Horse, 1st edn 1949 (3rd printing) (Elizabeth Goudge)Here we have the third issue jacket (unchanged from the second in 1948), and the spine is a little wider here than in the 1946 first issue.

Jacket illustration by C Walter Hodges.

ReproJacket #30-C-1, size 190.5x432mm.
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The Little White Horse, 1st edn 1956 (4th printing) (Elizabeth Goudge)Jacket illustration by C Walter Hodges.

ReproJacket #30-D-1, size 190.5x432mm.
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The Little White Horse, 1st edn 1958 (5th printing) (Elizabeth Goudge)The 1958 edition modified the flap content again...

Jacket illustration by C Walter Hodges.

ReproJacket #30-E-1, size 190.5x432mm.
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The Little White Horse, 1st edn 1961 (6th printing) (Elizabeth Goudge)The 1961 issue is again slightly different, now with a logo to represent the publisher on the spine.

Jacket illustration by C Walter Hodges.

ReproJacket #30-F-1, size 190.5x432mm.
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The Little White Horse, 1st edn 1967 (8th printing) (Elizabeth Goudge)The final issue of the first edition now has the Brockhampton Press imprint, and a modernized style on the flaps and back panel.

Jacket illustration by C Walter Hodges.

ReproJacket #30-H-1, size 190.5x432mm.