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The Story About Ping by  Marjorie Flack - First Edition - 1933 - from Mary Riversong Books (SKU: 568FlackPing)

The Story About Ping

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The Story About Ping: Illustrated Kurt Wiese

by Flack, Marjorie

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  • hardcover
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WE ARE HAPPY TO PRESENT: Flack, Marjorie. THE STORY ABOUT PING. RARE 1933 VIKING PRESS HARDCOVER FIRST EDITION IN RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. NOT A WEEKLY READER EDITION OR EXLIB. Matching blue floating duck back board and dust jacket panels do not bear weekly reader logo. PLEASE SEE OUR PHOTO OF DJ BACK PANEL. Unclipped .Front DJ flap priced at $1.00 . ILLUSTRATED BY KURT WIESE. QUITE THE FIND. USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ GOOD CONDITION DJ. A CLEAN SOLID COPY. PLEASE SEE OUR PHOTOS. Summary " Ping was an adventurous duck who lived on a beautiful wise-eyed boat on the Yangtze River. He liked his life on the riverboat just and liked his large family and his kind master. He didn't like to be the last in line to board the boat at night, for that unlucky duck got a loud spank" .

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WE ARE HAPPY TO PRESENT: Flack, Marjorie. THE STORY ABOUT PING. RARE 1933 VIKING PRESS HARDCOVER FIRST EDITION IN RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. NOT A WEEKLY READER EDITION OR EXLIB. Matching blue floating duck back board and dust jacket panels do not bear weekly reader logo. PLEASE SEE OUR PHOTO OF DJ BACK PANEL. Unclipped .Front DJ flap priced at $1.00 . ILLUSTRATED BY KURT WIESE. QUITE THE FIND. USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ GOOD CONDITION DJ. A CLEAN SOLID COPY. PLEASE SEE OUR PHOTOS. Summary " Ping was an adventurous duck who lived on a beautiful wise-eyed boat on the Yangtze River. He liked his life on the riverboat just and liked his large family and his kind master. He didn't like to be the last in line to board the boat at night, for that unlucky duck got a loud spank" .

Synopsis

"Kurt Wiese and Majorie Flack have created in Ping a duckling of great individuality against a background (the Yangtze River) that has both accuracy and charm." -- The New York Times

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Bookseller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
568FlackPing
Title
The Story About Ping
Author
Flack, Marjorie
Illustrator
Wiese, Kurt
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1933
Size
7 X 9 14
Keywords
Marjorie Flack, Animalia, ducks, Illustrated Children's Books, First Edition, Rare, Kurt Wiese, 20th Century Literature, Fishing, China, Boats, River
Bookseller catalogs
For Sale; Children's Books; Literature; Art; Adventure; Animals; Fantasy; Birds; Fish; Fiction; History Of Asia; Asiania;
Size
7 X 9 14

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