A story about a gruelling girls hockey match between the Mops and the Tails with a ‘bury the hatchet’ feast at the end. The colour illustrations are bright and cheerful, appearing on every other page, opposite hand-lettered text. Wonderful centre-fold illustration. The author and illustrator, Kathleen Ainslie, was active in the years 1900-1911. She was best-known for her series of children’s books based on jointed Dutch peg dolls which were popular during the 19th and early-20th centuries.
Condition: Fair to poor. Missing illustrated ffep and title page. Foxed.
Binding: Hardcover. Boards are in poor condition, especially rear board. Repairs have been made to cracks in the boards. Corners, edges and spine are worn.
Dimensions: Oblong. 22cm x 15.5cm