The Swiss Family Robinson

Robarts, Edith - retold by

Published by Blackie and Son Limited [1909], London, Glasgow, Dublin, Bombay, 1909
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From The Little Book Store (Lytham St. Annes, Lancs., United Kingdom)

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This is a very nicely presented copy of this classic tale in very good condtion. It contains16 full page chromolithograph illustrations, 13 full page black and white wood-cuts and many more in text illustrations all by Hassall. 26x20cm. unpaginated. All edges gilt. Red cloth covered boards with illustration to upper board and black lettering to spine. Few small marks to boards otherwise very good. Bookseller Inventory # 0001157

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Title: The Swiss Family Robinson

Publisher: Blackie and Son Limited [1909], London, Glasgow, Dublin, Bombay

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: John Hassall

Book Condition:Very Good

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