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The Mermaid and the Simpleton

£75.00

Product description

Rare hardback. 1st edition - 1949.

Green/blue cloth boards are very good overall with only minor imperfections. Minor creasing to head and foot of spine and light rubbing in places. Gilt titles to spine are faded. Page edges are slightly dusty.

Internally very clean, bright and tightly bound with only occasional minor foxing. Colour, illustrated endpapers are bright. Naïve, neat pencil inscription to title page, 'Hannah Jacques from Mummy and Daddie'. Small pencil annotation 'Read This' to top margin of page 7. Small pieces missing to top section of foredge to pages 195 & 197. Small closed tear to top corner at page 253. With b/w illustrations throughout by Philip Gough.

A collection of fifteen charming tales for children. A very good example of a rare collectible.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Picard, Barbara Leonie
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Edition:
1949
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
253
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Mermaid and the Simpleton

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About this item

Rare hardback. 1st edition - 1949.

Green/blue cloth boards are very good overall with only minor imperfections. Minor creasing to head and foot of spine and light rubbing in places. Gilt titles to spine are faded. Page edges are slightly dusty.

Internally very clean, bright and tightly bound with only occasional minor foxing. Colour, illustrated endpapers are bright. Naïve, neat pencil inscription to title page, 'Hannah Jacques from Mummy and Daddie'. Small pencil annotation 'Read This' to top margin of page 7. Small pieces missing to top section of foredge to pages 195 & 197. Small closed tear to top corner at page 253. With b/w illustrations throughout by Philip Gough.

A collection of fifteen charming tales for children. A very good example of a rare collectible.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Picard, Barbara Leonie
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Edition:
1949
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
253
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Mermaid and the Simpleton

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