a small boy, the emperor and the fall of constantinople. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: An English boy, shipwrecked, hungry, and lost, finds his way into the court of Constantine where he is interpreted as a symbol of good luck and, as such, ordered to be kept always near the king.
About the Author:
Jill Paton Walsh was born in London and was educated at Oxford. She currently lives in Cambridge where, with John Rowe Townsend, she runs a small specialist imprint, Green Bay Publications.
She is the author of many award-winning books for children. She won the Book World Festival Award in 1970 for Fireweed: the Whitbread Prize in 1974 for The Emperor's Winding Sheet: the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in 1976 for Unleaving; the Universe Prize in 1984 for A Parcel of Patterns and the Smarties Prize Grand Prix in 1986 for Gaffer Samson's Luck.
Title: The Emperor's Winding Sheet
Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: 1974
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Edition: First American Edition.
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0374321604I5N00
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket. Later Edition. ISBN 0374321604. Hardback. Reading Copy Only. Ex-Library Copy with the usual faults, card pockets, ink stamps, etc. Tight sound copy with a large corner clipped off of front free endpaper, average wear in dustjacket. No Signature. Bookseller Inventory # 4201752
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 1st Edition. 1St Printing. Inscribed by Author(s). Book. Bookseller Inventory # 015355
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0374321604
Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1974. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0374321604