The Ugly Duckling

By: Andersen, Hans Christian

Price: NZ$67.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


No date [1948]. 47, [1] pages. Illustrated papered boards. Dimensions: 8.5" high by 7" wide. Spine chipped and taped with brown paper adhesive tape. Gutters intact at endpapers. Owner's inscription. Some soiling and staining to some leaves. Some staining to rear board. 3.5" diagonal crease to corner of front free endpaper and first two leaves. 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: The Ugly Duckling

Author Name: Andersen, Hans Christian

Illustrator: Illustrated by Nickless, Will

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: West Drayon, Middlesex, Porpoise Books: [1948]

Binding: Papered Boards

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002964

Keywords: Series Children's Books Illustrated Penguin Porpoi