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The tale of Pigling Bland

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The tale of Pigling Bland

by Potter, Beatrix

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HARDBACK, ?NUMBER 15 IN THE SERIES,? SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edn: Reprint.* Date of Publication: Undated (1969) Publishers? code: 987.869* Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.* Binding and cover condition: Mottled pale green colour paper covered boards, mid-green titles to spine & face. Rectangular coloured plate laid on to board with an impressed frame. No bumps or rubs, absolutely minimal age and wear to lower edges. VG++* Jacket condition: Colour illustrated paper dust wrapper, black titles to spine and face. End paper clipped but showing a publishers shelf price label of 0.35p. 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 slight marks to top-edge. FINE.* Illustrations: Several colour illustrations and a number of black and white illustrations within text throughout.* Pages: 94 pp. text. i pp blank at rear.* Description: Aunt Pettitoes, an old sow, can no longer cope with her eight trouble-making offspring and thus makes them leave home, with the exception of a well-behaved sow named Spot. After various adventures involving policemen and untrustworthy farmers Pigling Bland and his new sow friend, Pig-wig, escape across the county border and, we assume, live happily ever after. A FINE text reprint copy of No 15 in this series with minimal age & jacket faults reducing it to VG++ now in a clear protective jacket.*


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The tale of Pigling Bland
Potter, Beatrix
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Used - F/F/F
Reprint 1969
Place of Publication
London UK 95
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