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London: Cassell, 1955. Eighth book in a series to interest young people in nature and handicrafts (1st 1940). Blue covers with gilt on spine and upper cover, 128pp with line drawings by the author. Covers have light shelfwear and bumping to extrems. Spine sunned. Dusty page edges foxed, as are prelims, with mild foxing throughout. Otherwise internally clean and tight. No DJ. Ref:114732. Seventh Edition. Cloth. G+/N/a. Illus. by T. J. S. Rowland. 15x23cm.
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- Church Street Books (GB)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Leisure Things for Lively Youngsters
- T. J. S. Rowland
- T. J. S. Rowland
- Book condition
- Used - G+
- Jacket condition
- Seventh Edition
- Place of Publication
- Date published
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