Title: Flowerpot Men and Woodentops Annual
Year: 1969 (First Edition)
Publisher: Atlas Publishing Co. Ltd.
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: Scarce annual featuring Bill and Ben: The Flowerpot Men, and the lesser-known Woodentops – both from the 1950s Watch With Mother television programme. Contents include 6 short stories; puzzles (unsolved); five pictures to paint (two have been coloured in using pencils – the other three are untouched); and a double-spread game called "Bill and Ben's Pot Race". Also includes an article on dolls through history (with reproductions of those on display at the V&A in London), plus a further two about pets and flowers.
Beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout.
Glazed pictorial boards are lightly creased. Minor bumping and wear to corners and spine ends. pp. 17 and 51 have come loose (there is a closed tear at the foot of the former), but all other pages remain in place, and are in very good condition: bright, unmarked, and completely free from tanning or foxing. Unclipped (bears original price of 10′6).
Measures 27.5 cm × 19.5 cm (11″ × 7.8″). Large 4to. 63 pp.