Hobberdy Dick

By: Briggs K. M. (Katherine Mary Briggs)

Price: £25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Fine light mustard coloured boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers' pictorial dust-jacket. One small 'closed' tear (neatly repaired to the reverse on the rear d/j cover). The unclipped d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Fine. Clean page fore-edges. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. Very Clean, tight and bright. Dust jacket illustrated by Joanna Worth. "Katharine Briggs (1898 -1980) was a British folklorist and writer. From 1969 to 1972, she was president of the Folklore Society, which established an award in her name to commemorate her life and work. 'Hobberdy Dick', first published in 1955, was Katherine Briggs' story about the hobgoblin whose charge it is to protect and influence the unloving Puritan family who come to live at Widford Manor after the Civil War, and is a Classic of English children's writing". A Near Fine unmarked copy. See Images. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 208 pages

Title: Hobberdy Dick

Author Name: Briggs K. M. (Katherine Mary Briggs)

Illustrator: Illustrated by Joanna Worth (Dust-Jacket Only)

Categories: Boys/Girl's Stories Annuals, Folk-Lore. Myth. Legend, Fiction, Childrens. Juvenile,

Edition: 1st Thus (Kestrel Books Edition)

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England, Kestrel Books for Penguin Books: 1978

ISBN Number: 0722653158

ISBN Number 13: 9780722653159

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 114865

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