Title: 'People at Work': The Fireman
Author: Vera Southgate, J. Havenhand
Illustrator: John Berry
Publisher: Ladybird Books Ltd.
Remarks: Late-'60s reprint
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: "This is a carefully planned Ladybird book which will help to answer the many questions that lively children ask.
Interesting and accurate information about the Fire Service is given within the limits a relatively simple vocabulary."
Stunning, full-page colour illustrations on every other page feature many vintage fire appliances. Endpapers and pastedowns depict a b&w fire appliance and its associated equipment, which has been labelled.
The spine is bumped and slightly damaged at the head, but the pictorial matt boards are in otherwise excellent condition. Internally, the book is in immaculate condition: pages are unmarked and very tightly bound. Although the book states that it was first published in 1962, this is in fact a later edition from c.1967.
Measures 17.5 cm × 11.5 cm (7″ × 4.6″). 12mo. 51 pp.