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THE GENERAL. by  story by Janet Charters.:  Michael (illustrator) - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 33017)


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by FOREMAN, Michael (illustrator), story by Janet Charters.:

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London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1961.. FIRST EDITION OF ARTIST'S FIRST BOOK 1961. 4to, 270 x 205 mm, 10½ x 8 inches, colour illustrated boards, illustrated endpapers, no pagination. Coloured illustration filling every page, some double page. Anti-war story for young children, about a famous general who found he loved flowers. No inscriptions, tail of spine and lower corners a touch rubbed, otherwise near Fine in very good DUSTWRAPPER (dw: price clipped, cream area lightly darkened, tiny chip at head of spine, tail of spine and corners slightly rubbed, very slight rubbing on upper hinge and along lower edges, 1 short closed tear at top edge of lower panel with adjacent creasing). Foreman's first picture book illustrated in The Telling Line page 191. The author was the first wife of Foreman, also an artist. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.


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Roger Middleton GB (GB)
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FOREMAN, Michael (illustrator), story by Janet Charters.:
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London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1961.
children's book anti-war picture book illustrated michael foreman

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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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