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The Sleepy Water Vole - A Ladybird Book, Series 497 [Probable First, 1955]

£24.99

Product description

First published in 1955 by Wills & Hepworth Ltd, this copy meets the criteria to have been published in 1955, a possible First Edition.

A story by Noel Barr, with illustrations by P B Hickling.

For most Ladybird books, some investigation is required to accurately ascertain the true publication date.
For this book the following evidence is:

- Buff-coloured board cover with dust-jacket - Before 1965.
- Open-winged ladybird logo - Before 1961
- End-papers decorated with brown open-winged ladybird - Between 1953-1960
- Spine text printed from bottom to top - Prior to 1959
- Price 2'6 Net
- List of titles in this series on the rear dust-jacket flap has this title last on the list - An indication that this is a first edition.

In great condition, with only light wear on some discolouration. The dust-jacket has nor been price-clipped. Clean and bright with no annotations and a fairly tight binding.

Item details

Added value:
Probable First Edition
Author(s):
Noel Barr & P B Hickling
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17.5cm x 12cm
Edition:
Circa 1955
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
51
Publisher:
Wills & Hepworth Ltd
Title:
The Sleepy Water Vole

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About this item

First published in 1955 by Wills & Hepworth Ltd, this copy meets the criteria to have been published in 1955, a possible First Edition.

A story by Noel Barr, with illustrations by P B Hickling.

For most Ladybird books, some investigation is required to accurately ascertain the true publication date.
For this book the following evidence is:

- Buff-coloured board cover with dust-jacket - Before 1965.
- Open-winged ladybird logo - Before 1961
- End-papers decorated with brown open-winged ladybird - Between 1953-1960
- Spine text printed from bottom to top - Prior to 1959
- Price 2'6 Net
- List of titles in this series on the rear dust-jacket flap has this title last on the list - An indication that this is a first edition.

In great condition, with only light wear on some discolouration. The dust-jacket has nor been price-clipped. Clean and bright with no annotations and a fairly tight binding.

Added value:
Probable First Edition
Author(s):
Noel Barr & P B Hickling
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
17.5cm x 12cm
Edition:
Circa 1955
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
51
Publisher:
Wills & Hepworth Ltd
Title:
The Sleepy Water Vole

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