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THE ADVENTURES OF OTTO IN TEXAS.  (Cover title: Otto in Texas). by  William.  Written and illustrated by Pene du Bois.: PENE DU BOIS - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 33686)

THE ADVENTURES OF OTTO IN TEXAS. (Cover title: Otto in Texas).

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THE ADVENTURES OF OTTO IN TEXAS. (Cover title: Otto in Texas).

by PENE DU BOIS, William. Written and illustrated by Pene du Bois.:

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About This Item

Leicester, Brockhampton, 1961.. FIRST UK EDITION 1961, 250 x 168 mm, 9¾ x 6½ inches, buff boards, gilt vignette and lettering, illustrated rear endpapers, 45 pages. Enchanting coloured illustration throughout. The giant puppy foils the 3 grandmas alias the oil rustlers. Front endpaper just faintly browned, no inscriptions, tiny bookseller's label on front pastedown, a near Fine clean copy in very good plus DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped (12/6) but small corners cut off front inner flap, 3 small closed edge tears to upper panel, very slight rub to head and tail of spine and corners, lower panel slightly dusty). First published in the U.S. in 1959. First editions, UK or US, are surprisingly uncommon in dustwrapper. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
33686
Title
THE ADVENTURES OF OTTO IN TEXAS. (Cover title: Otto in Texas).
Author
PENE DU BOIS, William. Written and illustrated by Pene du Bois.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
Leicester, Brockhampton, 1961.
Keywords
giant puppy dog Texas oil rustlers William Pene Du Bois children's picture book

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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Roger Middleton

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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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We are a postal business only, selling rare and antiquarian books on interesting subjects.

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