Paul the Hero of the Fire

By: Ardizzone, Edward

Price: NZ$53.20

Quantity: 1 available


40 pages. Illustrated papered boards. Dimensions: 8.5" high by 7" wide. Spine taped. Gutter cracked at front endpaper with spine webbing exposed. No signatures. 1/4" tear and small stain to margin of rear endpaper. These Porpoise books are alleged to have been remaindered to New Zealand after the series received poor sales in the UK. The short-lived series has since become one of the more sought after imprints from Penguin publishers. [for more information, see the article "The Mystery of the Drowning Porpoises: by Steve Hare in "Fine Books & Collections" magaine, Vol. 2 No. 6 (Nov/Dec 2004) ]. ; 8vo

Title: Paul the Hero of the Fire

Author Name: Ardizzone, Edward

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: West Drayon, Middlesex, Porpoise Books: 1948

Binding: Papered Boards

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002962

Keywords: Series Children's Books Illustrated Penguin Porpoi