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THE PRESS. by  William.  Written and illustrated by Papas.: PAPAS - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 34752)


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by PAPAS, William. Written and illustrated by Papas.:

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London, Oxford University Press, 1964.. FIRST EDITION 1964, 4to, 265 x 275 mm, 10½ x 10¾ inches, red cloth backed colour illustrated boards, (32) pages. A factual and informative book with lively humorous black and white illustrations filling every page. Small corner crease to front endpaper, no inscriptions. A Fine copy in VG+ DUSTWRAPPER (dw: not price clipped but with small new price label stuck over original, one 15 mm (¾") closed tear to top edge of upper panel, touch of wear to head and tail of spine and corners, small faint stain to upper panel, looks like part of illustration). Papas was born in 1927 in S. Africa, he had a Greek father and a German mother. He worked as a newspaper cartoonist first in S. Africa and from 1959 for the Guardian and later the Sunday Times. Many of his books for children have social and and political themes. (Kingman Vol. III page 155). 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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PAPAS, William. Written and illustrated by Papas.:
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London, Oxford University Press, 1964.
children's instructional picture book the press newspapers journalists fleet street

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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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