Title: Peter and his puppy
Author: Willy Schermelé
Illustrator: Willy Schermelé
Year: 1960 (First Edition)
Publisher: Sandle Brothers Limited
Remarks: c.1960; assumed 1st English language edition
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: A charming bedtime about Peter and Plucky the King Charles spaniel, and the adventures they have when Peter discovers a magic marble in his garden.
Lovely, bright and colourful illustrations throughout – a number of which are full-page. Also includes a frontispiece, plus full-colour illustrations on the pastedowns and endpapers.
Glazed pictorial boards. Upper corners bumped and worn; lower are largely straight. Spine bumped at both ends; slight damage on tail. Internally, the book is in very good order: all pages are clean, crisp, completely free from foxing, and are only lightly tanned.
No year of publication given, but it is assumed this is the first English language edition from c.1960
Original Dutch title: Peter en Puk.
Measures 27.5 cm × 20 cm (11″ × 8″). 4to. Unpaginated.