Clever Bill / by William Nicholson.

Author
Nicholson, William, 1872-1949 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
[London?] : Published by William Heinemann, Ltd., [1926?] (London : Printed in Great Britain by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Ltd.)
Description
[1], 23 leaves : chiefly col. ill. ; 18 x 26 cm.

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Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Summary note
In her rush to pack for a visit to her aunt, Mary forgets her toy soldier doll, Clever Bill, who runs after her so fast that he catches up to the train at Dover.
Notes
  • Title and statement of responsibility from upper dust-wrapper, publisher from lower wrapper, and printer from foot of front pastedown.
  • 1st ed.?
  • "5/- net"--Printed price on spine of dust-wrappers.
Binding note
  • Pub. yellow pictorial dust-wrappers, upper depicting a guardsman (i.e Bill) pursuing a train, which runs around all 4 edges of wrappers; title in red script; pictorial covers repeat design of dust-wrappers.
  • Pub. colored, pictorial endpapers, front printed with bookplate and rear with ill. of toy horse-and-cart.
  • Printed dedication, simulating a hand-written inscription, to Nicholson's daughters on lower endpaper, set within two yellow-colored boxes: "Clever Bill, for Penny; Clever Bill, for Jenny."
OCLC
256053228
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