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The Snail That Climbed The Eiffel Tower (Illustrations By John Minton)
John Lehmann 1947 - The First UK printing published by John Lehmann in 1947.The BOOK is in near FINE condition and is the First Issue binding of cloth-backed colour pictorial boards.Slight tanning of the text block due to paper quality used and a little pushing of the spine tips, otherwise in lovely condition.Quarto.86 pages.The WRAPPER is just about in VERY GOOD condition and is not price-clipped.It does however have two large chips as per images,a closed tear to the front panel and has some minor tape reinforcement on the verso which is not visible from the front.It still remains very attractive in the removable Brodart archival protector.The book has Six wonderful colour plates, black and white headpieces and tailpieces, endpapers and the colour cover design by JOHN MINTON.A collection of Six stories.A wonderfully illustrated book and very scarce to find as the true first issue and with the wrapper.More images available on request. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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