The gauntlet by Ronald Welch

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published 1951.

Book details

Statementillustrated by T.R. Freeman.
Series[Oxford children"s library -- 11]
ContributionsFreeman, T R.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14957719M
ISBN 10019277011X

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Originally released in and now being re-published "The Gauntlet" is about "an old glove" or a gauntlet. By wearing the magical gauntlet s child Peter Staunton goes back in time to the middle ages where he becomes Peter de Blois son of the owner of Welsh castle Carreg Cennen.

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