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Useful Animals

£14.99

Product description

London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, undated but circa 1930. Hardback. Large 4to. Presumed FIRST EDITION. Book condition: very good. Pictorial coverboard with blue cloth spine and colour illustration to front of camels pulling a plough, and a reindeer pulling a sled to spine. Some bumping to corners. 144 pp. Dedication to child on the front pastedown and dated Christmas 1933. Slight cracking to front hinge (webbing partially exposed) but holding firmly. Printed on high quality thick paper. Very minor staining to some pages of text. A wonderful volume for children packed with fantastic stories about various species of animals, with delightful colour frontispiece of a donkey and its baby, seven other colour plates, and numerous b/w plates/illustrations throughout.

Item details

Author(s):
Celia Damon
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Thomas Nelson
Title:
Useful Animals

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London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, undated but circa 1930. Hardback. Large 4to. Presumed FIRST EDITION. Book condition: very good. Pictorial coverboard with blue cloth spine and colour illustration to front of camels pulling a plough, and a reindeer pulling a sled to spine. Some bumping to corners. 144 pp. Dedication to child on the front pastedown and dated Christmas 1933. Slight cracking to front hinge (webbing partially exposed) but holding firmly. Printed on high quality thick paper. Very minor staining to some pages of text. A wonderful volume for children packed with fantastic stories about various species of animals, with delightful colour frontispiece of a donkey and its baby, seven other colour plates, and numerous b/w plates/illustrations throughout.

Author(s):
Celia Damon
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Thomas Nelson
Title:
Useful Animals

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