Paul Hamlyn, 1971, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic
preface by Forbes Carlisle. Illustrated endpapers, showing the author teaching a young child to swim. Black and white photographs throughout the text, showing the various stages of teaching children to swim. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with dark and light blue coloured title to the front panel and light blue coloured titles to the backstrip. A technique for teaching children to swim. The conventional wisdom was that children cannot be taught to swim for the age of six, the author contended they can start preparation for swimming as early as four months and swimming safely by the age of two. She contends you do not need to go to a professional teacher, but anyone using the technique can "waterproof" a child and the book describes how. Softening of the backstrip edges with funding to the top book edge. Age toning of the text block edges. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels with a little sunning to the top edge. Gift inscription to the top edge of the half title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 137,  pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Swimming & Water; Australia; ISBN: 0600070549. ISBN/EAN: 9780600070542. Inventory No: 0119496.