THE GREEN UMBRELLA a Vintage Ladybird Book from the Animal Rhymes Series 401. Original dust cover from 1956. The book has the light brown patterned open winged endpapers and a catalogue page at the back.
"The Green Umbrella provides pleasure an excitement for Timmy and Bluebell and their many little bunny friends on the sea-shore."
"Their frolics and Bluebell's adventurous ride are charmingly illustrated and descriptively told in verse."
Published: Wills & Hepworth Ltd. First published in 1950 this edition is from around 1956.
Priced: 2/6 Net Unclipped.
Dust Cover: Very good - Clean and bright and has retained it's original colours throughout even on the spine. There are tiny rubs at the corners, there is a small split at the bottom corner on the back on the fold of the back flap. (supplied in a removeable protective cover)
Boards: Matt, Excellent.
Overall: Very good, Used, 9/10. The book has been very rarely opened and as such has retained a wonderful reassuring tightness to the binding, the pages are fresh and clean throughout.The boards are very clean and well preserved, with sharpe edges and corners. This title was not reprinted in great numbers with a dust cover and as a result not many survive in this condition.