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Monkey Goes Home by Imre Hofbauer and Harold Kelly - First Edition - 1949 - from Washburn Books and Biblio.com

Monkey Goes Home

by Imre Hofbauer and Harold Kelly

Condition: Very Good/Poor


London & Glasgow: William Collins Sons and Co Ltd, 1949 Story of a monkey born in London Zoo, who longs to return to his real home in Africa. 159pp, illustrated with 14 colour drawings and further drawings to the endpapers. Dark blue drawing to front board and lettering to spine. Top edges tinted. Boards slightly bowed, some rubbing to spine and corners and marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some rubbing to corners, now encased in clear protective cover.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Poor. Illus. by Imre Hofbauer. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Washburn Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 008048
  • Title: Monkey Goes Home
  • Author: Imre Hofbauer and Harold Kelly
  • Illustrator: Imre Hofbauer
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Poor
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: William Collins Sons and Co Ltd
  • Place: London & Glasgow
  • Date published: 1949
  • Bookseller catalogs: Children's Collectable Books;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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