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Horse on a Houseboat

by Bannon, Laura

Condition: very good- p.o's tasteful bookplate attached on copyright page; light shelf wear at spine ends & corners; all else-clean/fair-moderate rubbing & chipping to edges; most of spine covering absent; still bright & colorful; dj protected by new M


New York: Junior Literary Guild, 1951. Hardcover. very good- p.o's tasteful bookplate attached on copyright page; light shelf wear at spine ends & corners; all else-clean, tight, & attractive./fair-moderate rubbing & chipping to edges; most of spine covering absent; still bright & colorful; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Laura Bannon. 8 vo; bright red boards with a illust. in white of the boy and his horse, gilt spine lettering; colorful illust. endpapers; 95 pp; b/w illust. throughout; illust. dj.


  • Bookseller: Rosebud Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1.19351
  • Title: Horse on a Houseboat
  • Author: Bannon, Laura
  • Illustrator:Laura Bannon
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - very good- p.o's tasteful bookplate attached on copyright page; light shelf wear at spine ends & corners; all else-clean
  • Jacket condition: fair-moderate rubbing & chipping to edges; most of spine covering absent; still bright & colorful; dj protected by new M
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Junior Literary Guild
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1951
  • Bookseller catalogs: children's literature;

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