A Book of Ducks (A King Penguin Book): Barclay-Smith, Phyllis

A Book of Ducks (A King Penguin Book)

Barclay-Smith, Phyllis

Published by Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1951
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the text is illustrated with both small black-and-white illustrations of ducks and full page, full-colour reproductions of the same birds at the rear of the book. Illustrated boards, showing stylised ducks flying with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as the underlying board, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book on wild ducks of England with a small potted history on each duck and then a beautiful full-colour illustrations following. King Penguin 58. Softening of the backstrip and the lower backstrip edge is a little chip. Rubbing to the book corners and to the lower book edges. Browning and foxing to the book panels, textblock edges and endpapers. Offset canning to the endpapers and previous owner's name to the free front endpaper. Light age toning of the internal pages. Shipping it to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Heavy rubbing to either side of the backstrip and lighter rubbing to the fold over crease top the results of insect activity can be seen to the top half of the dustwrapper panels. foxing to the dustwrapper panels and to the verso of the dustwrapper and fading to the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (4), 5-34, (18 of which 16 pages are full colour plates), pages, Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Peter Shepheard. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Animals & Birds; Ducks; Britain/UK; Art & Design. Inventory No: 0112905. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . the price will not be reduced if paying by PayPal. Bookseller Inventory # 0112905

Bibliographic Details

Title: A Book of Ducks (A King Penguin Book)
Publisher: Penguin Books, Middlesex, England
Publication Date: 1951
Binding: Hardcover
Illustrator: Peter Shepheard
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Fair
Edition: First Edition.

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Barclay-Smith, Phyllis
Published by Penguin Books, Harmondsworth (1951)
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Book Description Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, 1951. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Peter Shepheard (illustrator). First Edition. Descriptions of sixteen types of ducks, with an overview of the species, its habits, and man's pursuit of them. King Penguin 58, first printing. Publisher's flyer dated 1948 laid in. Light wear to book, top edge abraded, bottom edge less so; spine ends chipped; jacket spine tanned chipped & spotted, missing about a half-inch from the head, upper flap corner clipped, American price sticker on lower front flap. Text clean; 34, [2] pages + 16 colour plates. Size: 5" by 7". Seller Inventory # r0010

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Barclay-Smith, Phyllis
Published by Penguin Books, Middlesex (1951)
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
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Book Description Penguin Books, Middlesex, 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good plus. Shepheard, Peter (illustrator). 16mo; 34pp, plus 16 color plates. Light age-toning to endpapers, in unclipped dj (95cent sticker over original British price). DJ with corners rubbed and a tiny chip missing to head of spine, the dj now protected in a removable mylar cover. Seller Inventory # 41835

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