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Ann and Her Mother

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Excerpt from Ann and Her Mother Mrs. Douglas and her daughter Ann sat together in their living-room one Novembernight. It was a wonderfully comfortable room, brightly yet softly lit, and warmed by a noble fire. There was a pleasant space and emptiness about it, an absence of ornaments and irrelevant photographs; each piece of furniture, each of the few pictures, was of value. Mrs. Douglas had a book in her lap and in her hand a half-finished stocking, for she considered that she was wasting time if she did not knit while reading. Ann sat on a stool by the fire, poring over a seedsman's catalogue, a puzzled frown on her brow. "I wish," she said, without looking up, "I do wish I knew more about gardening. I can't make out from this what will grow best with us. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


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July 1984 : UK Hardback

Title: Ann and Her Mother (A New Portway large print book)
Author(s): O Douglas
ISBN: 0-85119-275-0 / 978-0-85119-275-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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Paperback Editions

January 2018 : UK Paperback

Title: Ann and Her Mother (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): O Douglas
ISBN: 1-331-16273-4 / 978-1-331-16273-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Forgotten Books
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February 2017 : Canada Kindle edition

Title: Ann and her Mother
Author(s): O Douglas
Publisher: Didcot House
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