Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce
Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce, published by Oxford University Press, London, 1959. Second impression issued one year after the first. A nice copy of this classic tale of children's fantasy. Young Tom is quarantined with measles at his aunt's strange house on the Fens where evry night a clock strikes thirteen and unlocks a portal to the past. Touching and atmospheric and winner of The Carnegie Medal.