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Alf's Button

£34.99

Product description

Alf's Button is a 1920 British comic novel written by William Aubrey Darlington. This volume is the undated twentieth printing. A soldier in the British Army polishes the buttons on his tunic and summons a terrifying djinn, the spirit of the button, who is the cockney private's slave. Alf consults his friend Bill Grant, and the story tells of the humorous adventures that befall these two warriors as a result of the djinn's powers. In 1920 the book was adapted into a silent film , 'Alf's Button', directed by W.P. Kellino. The success of the film significantly boosted the book's sales. The book has a bright red cover with black lettering on the front and spine. The boards have some light soiling marks caused by handling. There is light bumping to corners and spine ends and slight surface wear down spine edges; small closed tear, approx. 4mm, at the top of the spine. The free end papers are browned with age and inside pages are lightly tanned around the edges.

Item details

Author(s):
W A Darlington
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12 x 17.3 cms
Edition:
20th printing
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Herbert Jenkins
Title:
Alf's Button

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About this item

Alf's Button is a 1920 British comic novel written by William Aubrey Darlington. This volume is the undated twentieth printing. A soldier in the British Army polishes the buttons on his tunic and summons a terrifying djinn, the spirit of the button, who is the cockney private's slave. Alf consults his friend Bill Grant, and the story tells of the humorous adventures that befall these two warriors as a result of the djinn's powers. In 1920 the book was adapted into a silent film , 'Alf's Button', directed by W.P. Kellino. The success of the film significantly boosted the book's sales. The book has a bright red cover with black lettering on the front and spine. The boards have some light soiling marks caused by handling. There is light bumping to corners and spine ends and slight surface wear down spine edges; small closed tear, approx. 4mm, at the top of the spine. The free end papers are browned with age and inside pages are lightly tanned around the edges.

Author(s):
W A Darlington
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12 x 17.3 cms
Edition:
20th printing
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
320
Publisher:
Herbert Jenkins
Title:
Alf's Button

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