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A Treasure-Box of Stories

This is one many titles published by Thomas Nelson and Sons which reproduced drawings by Blampied from earlier titles. This book used a line drawing from Blam's Book of Fun, first published over 30 years earlier.

First edition

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Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons

Series: Pinnacle Series

Year: [1954]


Pages: iv, 5-96

Binding: printed boards, title and Nelson printed in red on yellow spine; plain rear boards

Size: 210 x 155 mm

Dust jacket: may have been issued in one, not seen

Internal illustrations: page 63 has line drawings of an elephant, zebra, hippo and leopard from Blam's Book of Fun

Source of illustration: Blam's Book of Fun

Price: not known

Printing history: none stated

Printed by: Printed in Great Britain by Thomas Nelson and Sons, Edinburgh

Notes: There is a copy of this book at Trinity College, Dublin, which is dated '1954?' My copy has an inscription dated Christmas 1955.

Image of cover

Cover of book, not by Blampied (click to enlarge)