ATKINSON, M.E. (author). Dorothy CRAIGIE (illustrator). Chimney Cottage. London; The Bodley Head. 1947.
8vo. Original salmon pink cloth, lettered in blue to spine, pictorial endpapers, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; [x], 7-218 + [i]; with line illustrations throughout by Dorothy Craigie; a fine, clean, copy, protected by a very fresh, unclipped, dustwrapper (8s 6d) with only a trace of light general dusting.
First edition. Atkinson writes in a similar style to Arthur Ransome. This is an exciting adventure involving two young madcap girls engaging in "plots and subplots, bogus telephone calls and disguises, a capture, and then a most surprising rescue" (Blurb).