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by Richmal Crompton

Illustrated by Thomas Henry

Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st. 1948

Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Green cloth, gilt titles on spine and front cover. This is the only full-length William book (the others being made up of short stories) and was based on Val Guest's screenplay for the 1947 film of the same name. 264 pages.

Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Small shiny mark to rear cover. A little foxing, mainly to text block. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn, 1.5" tear to top of rear edge of spine also travels across spine, has been repaired with clear tape. Slightly grubby with a few fox spots to verso.

Stock no. 1507453

Price £280.00

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