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THE PIG PLANTAGENET by  Allen Andrews - First American Edition - 1980 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

THE PIG PLANTAGENET

by Andrews, Allen

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: The Viking Press, 1980. 199 pp. Quarter-bound in brown cloth on blue boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; endpaper maps; headband. Wraparound dustjacket art and interior line drawings by Michael Foreman. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The mysteries of life are not easily understood by Plantagenet, the swiftest, the skinniest and certainly the most charming pig in the kingdom. A social character with the predictable yearning to belong, he cannot seem to choose between the free but frightening forest life of his cousin the boar, and his own limited by pleasant existence in the farmyard.... First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Michael Foreman;. 8vo. Author's First Novel.
  • Bookseller: W. Fraser Sandercombe CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 207245
  • Title: THE PIG PLANTAGENET
  • Author: Andrews, Allen
  • Illustrator: Michael Foreman;
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0670555010
  • ISBN 13: 9780670555017
  • Publisher: The Viking Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1980
  • Keywords: st francis of assisi; teutonic knight knights; anthropomorphic; adventure;
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fantasy;
  • Subjects: FICTION / Fantasy / General;
  • Size: 8vo


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