Title: Old Winkle and the Seagulls
Author: Elizabeth Rose
Illustrator: Gerald Rose
Year: 1960 (First Edition)
Binding: Hardback
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Remarks: Ex-library
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket

 

Description: Although teased by the other fisherfolk, Old Winkle was the only one who took the trouble to feed the seagulls. Happily, this stood him in good stead when a sudden shortage of fish occurred, threatening the very existence of the little fishing community…

Delightful, double-spread b&w and full-colour paint and ink illustrations throughout.

Pictorial boards in library binding. Spine and corners bumped; former is worn at ends. Remains of adhesive label affixed to spine (refer to image). School stamp on front pastedown. Remains of lending ticket plus other marks on front pastedown and endpaper. Minor damage to rear pastedown. Approximately half the pages are creased from handling, but are otherwise clean, crisp, bright and completely free from tanning and foxing.

Decent condition for a 50 year old former library book.

Measures 25 cm × 18.5 cm (10″ × 7.4″). 4to. Unpaginated.

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