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A Second Book of British Birds and Their Nests - A Ladybird Senior (c. 1956)

£9.99

Product description

First published in 1956 by Wills & Hepworth, the estimated date of this copy is also 1956, a likely first edition.

A Ladybird Senior, series 536. Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald with illustrations by Allen W Seaby.

Like all Ladybird books, some investigation is required to accurately ascertain the true publication date: Indications are that this book was published in 1956:
- Buff-coloured boards with blue lettering and illustration. (earlier than 1965)
- Open-winged butterfly logo. (earlier than 1961)
- Illustrated end papers with brown open-winged ladybird design. (1953-1960)
- Spine lettering runs from bottom to top (earlier than 1959).
- Other books published in this series gives only 3 titles published in this series.
- Price 2'6.
- Finally there is a prize dedication written on the rear of the front end-paper dated 1956.

In great condition overall.
There is some light wear on the top and bottom edges of the dust jacket, with some staining spots and marks on the rear. A neatly written inscription on the rear of the front end paper (see image 4). The boards and pages are generally clean and have not been annotated.
The binding is sound and still tight.

Item details

Added value:
Probable First Edition
Author(s):
Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17.5cm x 11.5cm
Edition:
1956
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
25
Publisher:
Wills & Hepworth Ltd
Title:
A Second Book of British Birds and Their Nests

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About this item

First published in 1956 by Wills & Hepworth, the estimated date of this copy is also 1956, a likely first edition.

A Ladybird Senior, series 536. Written by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald with illustrations by Allen W Seaby.

Like all Ladybird books, some investigation is required to accurately ascertain the true publication date: Indications are that this book was published in 1956:
- Buff-coloured boards with blue lettering and illustration. (earlier than 1965)
- Open-winged butterfly logo. (earlier than 1961)
- Illustrated end papers with brown open-winged ladybird design. (1953-1960)
- Spine lettering runs from bottom to top (earlier than 1959).
- Other books published in this series gives only 3 titles published in this series.
- Price 2'6.
- Finally there is a prize dedication written on the rear of the front end-paper dated 1956.

In great condition overall.
There is some light wear on the top and bottom edges of the dust jacket, with some staining spots and marks on the rear. A neatly written inscription on the rear of the front end paper (see image 4). The boards and pages are generally clean and have not been annotated.
The binding is sound and still tight.

Added value:
Probable First Edition
Author(s):
Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17.5cm x 11.5cm
Edition:
1956
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
25
Publisher:
Wills & Hepworth Ltd
Title:
A Second Book of British Birds and Their Nests

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