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THE BOOK OF LYONNE. by  Mervyn (illustrator).   By Burgess Drake.: PEAKE - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 32795)

THE BOOK OF LYONNE.

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THE BOOK OF LYONNE.

by PEAKE, Mervyn (illustrator). By Burgess Drake.:

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  • First
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About This Item

London, Falcon Press, 1952.. FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE 1952, 8vo, 190 x 125 mm, 7½ x 5 inches, YELLOW CLOTH, SPINE GILT LETTERED AND DECORATED with small gilt ornament under title and small gilt falcon at tail, 260 pages. 8 delightful two tone plates (green and white, yellow and brown and variations) plus black and white illustrations, full-page and in the text. Large ink inscription on front endpaper (lots of 'x's), ink name and address on rear endpaper (see images). Otherwise very good plus in very good DUSTWRAPPER (dw: very lightly soiled, 5 mm (¼") chips at head and tail of hinges and corners, another to lower edge of upper panel, spine bit darkened, 15 mm (¾") closed tear to upper panel, 40 mm (1½") closed tear to lower panel). Lyonne is a pyjama-case cum hotwater-bottle cover who has an exciting and wonderful life as king of the nursery. The second issue was bound in blue boards lettered black. 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 #
32795
Title
THE BOOK OF LYONNE.
Author
PEAKE, Mervyn (illustrator). By Burgess Drake.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, Falcon Press, 1952.
Keywords
nursery toys mervyn peake children's illustrated 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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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
soiled
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dustwrapper
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tail
The heel of the spine.
Cloth
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