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Power from Oil

£9.99

Product description

A small reading/reference book for children. Undated but, judging by the style of illustration, it appears to date from around 1950.
One illustration is of a cottage without electricity, lit and powered by paraffin; one of the suggested list of things to do is to watch the aeroplanes at the airport having petrol put into their tanks, another states that "olive oil is used in medicines". Those were the days...
Apart from school stamps on the insides of the covers and slight bumps to the card covers, also a patch of residue from where there had been a small label on the front, the book is in excellent condition, with clear text and bold illustrations: most monochrome but the rest in the same shades of rich brown and fawn/camel as on the front illustration.

Item details

Author(s):
Edna Johnswon
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
13.4 x 19.6 cms
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
16
Publisher:
Basil Blackwell
Title:
Power from Oil

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About this item

A small reading/reference book for children. Undated but, judging by the style of illustration, it appears to date from around 1950.
One illustration is of a cottage without electricity, lit and powered by paraffin; one of the suggested list of things to do is to watch the aeroplanes at the airport having petrol put into their tanks, another states that "olive oil is used in medicines". Those were the days...
Apart from school stamps on the insides of the covers and slight bumps to the card covers, also a patch of residue from where there had been a small label on the front, the book is in excellent condition, with clear text and bold illustrations: most monochrome but the rest in the same shades of rich brown and fawn/camel as on the front illustration.

Author(s):
Edna Johnswon
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
13.4 x 19.6 cms
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
16
Publisher:
Basil Blackwell
Title:
Power from Oil

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