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Pookie's Big Day

£39.99

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Pookie's Big Day - Ivy L. Wallace

London. W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd. 1959 reprint of first edition, 1958. pp 23 (unpaginated)

Canary yellow paper covered card with vintage Christmas toys and Pookie the magic rabbit. Boards are clear and bright; corners good but front bottom right has worn through to the interior. Some very light creasing to top of board and some light scuffing to bottom left. Red spine, with yellow showing through in a few places. Rear board better than the front.

There is no cracking to the block. The owner has attempted to write their name on the title page verso but then decided to try and erase it, leaving a mark. Otherwise the book appears to be unread and is in very good condition. Before the story begins there is an author dedicationat top of page that reads : "To the members of the 4TO AWA Toddlers' Pookie Club, Townsville, Queensland, Australia." This children's club still exists.

There is a story line involving the aforementioned rabbit that is perfectly suited to the child at bed time, but the selling point of this book is its fabulous vintage images, most of them in colour, painted by the author.

Rare example and very good.

Item details

Author(s):
Wallace, Ivy
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Reprint of first edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
23
Publisher:
W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd
Title:
Pookie's big Day

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Pookie's Big Day - Ivy L. Wallace

London. W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd. 1959 reprint of first edition, 1958. pp 23 (unpaginated)

Canary yellow paper covered card with vintage Christmas toys and Pookie the magic rabbit. Boards are clear and bright; corners good but front bottom right has worn through to the interior. Some very light creasing to top of board and some light scuffing to bottom left. Red spine, with yellow showing through in a few places. Rear board better than the front.

There is no cracking to the block. The owner has attempted to write their name on the title page verso but then decided to try and erase it, leaving a mark. Otherwise the book appears to be unread and is in very good condition. Before the story begins there is an author dedicationat top of page that reads : "To the members of the 4TO AWA Toddlers' Pookie Club, Townsville, Queensland, Australia." This children's club still exists.

There is a story line involving the aforementioned rabbit that is perfectly suited to the child at bed time, but the selling point of this book is its fabulous vintage images, most of them in colour, painted by the author.

Rare example and very good.

Author(s):
Wallace, Ivy
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
Reprint of first edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
23
Publisher:
W. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd
Title:
Pookie's big Day

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