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The Delightful Adventures of Catkin and Codlin and Friends

Gilmore, D. H. (David Hunter)

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ISBN 10: 0207156654 / ISBN 13: 9780207156656
Published by Angus & Robertson, New South Wales, 1987
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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800 g; VI, 186 pages, last two pages blank. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white drawings, and 19 full-page colour plates (only one is double sided). Colour illustrated dust jacket. Original dark green ribbon place marker. The dustjacket has several splits, jagged tears, rubbing and tape repairs to the rear, and has absolutely no crispness to the folds. Slight rubbing of the bottom edge of the boards, no other damage to describe. . First published in the 1940s, this is the first combined edition. 40 years ago, D. H. Gilmore took a pen and paintbrush and recorded a miniature world. A delightful and imaginary world peopled with resourceful bumblebees, lazy crickets, wily spiders and a host of other colourful characters. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: David Gilmour. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Children's Books; Australia; ISBN: 0207156654. ISBN/EAN: 9780207156656. Inventory No: 0230959. Bookseller Inventory # 0230959

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Title: The Delightful Adventures of Catkin and ...

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, New South Wales

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: David Gilmour

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: good

Edition: First Edition.

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