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Ladybird series 401. Buff boards with square pictorial onlay to front and titles. Illustration to front is of Pen and Gwen shelling peas. Revised verses by Perring. Spine and corners bumped and worn, evidence of removal of a small label from rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper (dated 1957). Contents clean.
MY PENGUIN YEAR: LIVING WITH EMPERORS - A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY
Written by Lindsay McCrae.
Stock no. 1824884
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 2019. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Recounting award-winning cameraman Lindsay McCrae's adventure to the end of the Earth, spending a year living alongside the most resilient creatures in nature. White cloth boards, orange foil title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781529325454. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). A lovely copy.
THE PENGUINS: SPHENISCIDAE (BIRD FAMILIES OF THE WORLD SERIES)
Written by Tony D. Williams. Illustrated by J.N. Davies; John Busby.
Stock no. 2135413
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An indispensable work of reference. Navy blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. xiii and 295 pages. ISBN: 019854667X. A few small knocks to cover corners. Front endpaper has corner crease. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing and a few marks.
Small format 6 x 5". Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. The story of Percy and his friend Barney the Black Bear. 69 pages Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. 1/4" missing from top of spine. Covers slightly grubby and spine browned. Ink inscription to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Light browning to title page. Contents generally clean.
POLONIUS PENGUIN AND THE FLYING DOCTOR
Written by Anthony Abrahams. Illustrated by Hilary Abrahams.
Stock no. 1312261
Published by Dobson Books Ltd.. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Polonius Penguin and his friend Petronella Puffin were bored... Large format. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Spine bumped, corners rubbed. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and last couple of pages, a few very faint fingermarks else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with white sticky labels on verso as reinforcements. Verso of wrapper is lightly foxed.
Green cloth, black titles. B/w photos by M.E. Gillespie of these beautiful birds in the zoological park at Edinburgh. Spine browned. Some foxing to contents.