Title: Emil and the Three Twins
Author: Erich Kästner
Illustrator: Walter Trier, Cyrus Brooks
Year: 1968 (First Edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd.
Remarks: 1st Puffin edition; inscribed
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: "In this new story Emil and his friends 'The Detectives' meet a team of acrobats, The Three Byrons, and discover by accident that the father is planning to desert one of them. So of course they come to the rescue, but not before they've been cast away on a desert island and had lots of other hair-raising adventures."
Illustrated with numerous lovely b&w sketches.
Pictorial covers are very lightly worn and rubbed along their extremities. Previous owner has inscribed their name in blue ballpoint on the fep. Otherwise all pages are in excellent, unmarked condition, albeit with the usual tanning commensurate with a 45 year-old paperback. Super-tight binding.
Measures 17.5 cm × 11 cm (7″ × 4.4″). 12mo. 154 pp. + biographical note about the author + 3 pp. catalogue of other titles by the publisher, and an unused Puffin Club membership form.