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The Tale of Little Pig Robinson

by Potter, Beatrix

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HARDBACK, ?NUMBER 19 IN THE SERIES,? SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edn: Reprint.* Date of Publication: Undated (1974) Publishers? code: 1128.972* Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.* Binding and cover condition: Mottled cream colour paper covered boards, dark brown titles to spine & face. Rectangular coloured plate laid on to board with an impressed frame. No bumps or rubs, absolutely minimal shelf wear to covers. FINE* Jacket condition: Colour illustrated paper dust wrapper, black titles to spine and face. NOT PRICE CLIPPED showing a shelf price of 0.40p. net. Absolutely minimal shelf wear to jacket. Overall minimal age. Now in clear protective jacket. VG++* Contents condition: PRIVATE COPY NOT EX-LIBRARY. Coloured end papers showing a garland of Potter characters. Clean, crisp, tight and bright with no reading wear, no marks to text. A few spots to fore-edge. VG++.* Illustrations: Several colour illustrations and a number of black and white illustrations within text throughout.* Pages: 112 pp. text. i pp blank at rear.* Description: Potter introduces the story as her explanation of how the pig from Edward Lear's poem, "The Owl and the Pussycat" comes to travel to the "land where the Bong-Tree grows". On his way back from market Little Pig Robinson is kidnapped and imprisoned aboard ship. He realizes that the sailor he had met at the market was in truth the ship's cook who had planned to turn Little Pig Robinson into a fine feast for the ship's men. With the help of the ship's resident cat, Little Pig Robinson escapes on a rowboat and finds his way to "the land where the Bong tree grows".* A NEAR FINE text reprint copy of No 19 in this series with minimal age & jacket faults now in clear protective jacket.


Young Frank Osbaldistone, sent to live in Scotland, is drawn to the powerful figure of Rob Roy MacGregor, who, with his wife, fights for justice and dignity for Scotland. Twists of plot and a romantic outlaw's cunning escapes make this a classic epic.


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The Tale of Little Pig Robinson
Potter, Beatrix
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