The Hidden Treasure of Glaston by Eleanor M. Jewett T25

The Hidden Treasure of Glaston by Eleanor M. Jewett, 2nd Scholastic paperback printing, T25, 1960, 288 pages. Illustrated by Frederick T. Chapman. Cover by Charles Beck.

DESCRIPTION: “Dickon struck flint and lighted a candle, then led the way into the dark passage. ‘What is this place?’ asked Hugh. A sudden turn and they were in a low stone-lined room, along two sides of which were heavy black oak chests. Dickon raised the lid of one, which creaked and groaned…Thus do two boys come upon the hidden treasure of the great Abbey of Glastonbury- the treasure, it is said, of King Arthur himself! “(from the back cover)

The Hidden Treasure of Glaston

The Hidden Treasure of Glaston


About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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