D.E. Stevenson, Mrs Tim Gets a Job, London, Collins, 1st edition, 1947, hardback
with dustjacket, 256 pp, condition fair.
third and final volume in the popular quartet tracing the adventures of Hester
Christie - affectionately
known as 'Mrs. Tim'. The author, daughter of the celebrated lighthouse engineer and first
cousin to Robert Louis Stevenson, was a prolific writer whose worldwide sales topped
seven million thanks mainly to a succession of serial novels each featuring
different sets of characters. Here the eponymous heroine helps with the running
of a hotel, becomes embroiled with a multitude of the guests' problems,
relating in diary-format how and she and her coterie set about solving them.
edition of this ever-green favourite and - at £65 - a "must" for collectors of Dorothy Emily
Stevenson's works or novels of this period.