Title: Popol Out West
Year: 1969 (First Edition)
Publisher: Methuen & Co Ltd
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: "Business was bad for Popol the Hatter. So the venturesome fellow packed his bags and set off with Virginia his wife and Bluebell his horse to seek his fortune out West. But in the West live fierce Bunnokee Indians and Bully Bull the Bandit…"
Illustrated and presented in exactly the same convention as the Tintin series of books, this is the first full-colour edition of the 1934 original.
Glazed pictorial boards. Minor scarring on front. Spine bumped; rubbed where it meets front cover. Lossless damage to spine ends. Small (1 cm) loss of glazing on rear of spine. Corners largely straight. 'Invisible' closed tear on p. 33; pp. 39-50 have further closed tears by the gutter. A handful of pages have the odd spot of foxing, but are in otherwise excellent, unmarked condition. All illustrations remain very bright. "NET PRICE 12s = 60p IN U.K. ONLY" affixed to rear cover.
Ultra-rare first edition.
Measures 30.5 cm × 23 cm (12.2″ × 9.2″). Folio. 60 pp.