The Twenty-One Balloons

By: Pene du Bois, William ( Written and Illustrated by )

Price: £35.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


VG red textured cloth-covered boards with decorative black titling to the front board and spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dust-jacket. A few closed tears, corner rubs/nicks, and a couple small repairs to the reverse of the d/j but in overall Very Good condition. The dust-jacket Is price-clipped, but the d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Near Fine. Some light offsetting to the front endpaper.. Otherwise Internally Excellent. A former owner's name and date on the reverse of the front free endpaper, o/w no other inscriptions or marks. Very Clean, tight and bright. A Black and white frontispiece/title page. (8) + 180 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white by the Author. CLEAN TIGHT and BRIGHT. " A skilful blend of truth and nonsense about a professor's balloon journey around the world and his involvment in the great explosion of Krakatoa. Winner of the Newbery Medal for 1948, and wonderfully illustrated in b/w by the author. A very nice 1st UK Edition copy in the lovely d/j. See Images. ; TALL 4to 9" - 10"

Title: The Twenty-One Balloons

Author Name: Pene du Bois, William ( Written and Illustrated by )

Illustrator: Illustrated by William Pene du Bois

Categories: Childrens. Juvenile, Architecture. Art. Crafts, American Literature, Fiction, Older/Uncatalogued, Boys/Girl's Stories Annuals, Modern 1st Editions,

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 119975

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