Title: King David
Author: John Purves
Illustrator: Martin Reiner, David Palmer
Year: 1981 (First Edition)
Publisher: Ladybird Books Ltd.
Book Condition: Good/Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: "When David was just a shepherd boy, long before he became a great king, his songs were known and loved by many people. Some, now called psalms, are still sung today. Shepherd boy, song writer, soldier, and finally wise ruler – here is the story of the king chosen by God to rule Israel 3,000 years ago."
Beautiful and evocative full-page colour illustrations on each facing page. Stunningly illustrated endpapers and pastedowns.
Laminated pictorial boards in reasonable condition. The spine is creased and bumped. Corners bumped. Light pockmarks and mark left after price sticker on rear board. Apart from some negligible creasing to a few pages, the book is in excellent internal condition and is very tightly bound.
Assumed first edition. King David is the only title listed under Series 813 on the rear.
Measures 17.5 cm × 11.5 cm (7″ × 4.6″). 12mo. 51 pp.