Publisher:George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, London . Toronto . Bombay . Sydney, 1944
Illustrator:Helen R. Haywood
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1944, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Illustrated By: Helen R. Haywood
Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece by Helen R. Haywood, who also did the 4 full page illustrations within the text and the numerous other small illustrations decorating the text. Blue coloured cloth boards with gilt illustration on the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. The adventures of a young timid Penguin who unexpectedly receives a legacy from his grandfather. He has the most amazing adventures. This book is part of the " War Economy Standard" series of books. Heavy bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Heavy wear to the other book edges and multiple marks and stains to the book panels. Almost complete fading of the backstrip, the gilt titles are almost impossible to read. Heavy browning and foxing to the text block edges. Browning and foxing to the endpapers and throughout the text as well. Gift inscription to the free front end paper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. IV, 5-126 pages, last page blank. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Helen R. Haywood. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; illustrated; Fiction. Inventory No: 0107477.