Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Paper over boards. 32 p. Illustrations. Intended for a juvenile audience.
Illustrated by Provensen, Alice & Provensen, Martin. Very good in very good dust jacket. Oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Across the channel with Louis Bleriot July 25 1909. Half-title page foxed. Wrapper edge-creased with 1" closed tear. [S]
Author. New in Near Fine jacket. Landscape 8vo. HB, matte pictorial boards in pict DJ, 39pp, col illus. this is a new, unused copy with light shelf wear to DJ in the form of a sticker ghost to top fr cover, now protected. Tells the story of the first ever flight across the channel by Louis Bleriot, a family man who became caught by a dream.
Provensen, Alice and Martin. As New in Very Good jacket. HB, matte pictorial Cover in pictorial DJ, NEW/VG, with full-page, sepia-colored illustration of an old 1909 London Daily Mail newspaper, with headlines and clippings, of the Glorious Flight across the channel, brown lettering inset at the bottom. DJ has a full-page, full-color illustration of Louis Bleriot waving from the cockpit of his 'plane, ready to take-off. DJ has a chip from rear lower corner & an abrasion to rear flap hinge, else VG. Book is NEW, not used. History, art and education combined, this book tells the story of the first ever flight across the channel by Bleriot, a family man who became caught by a dream. Beautifully illustrated, this first edition is a treasure that would be an attractive and desirable addition to any library, children's, general reader's and collector's alike. Illustrator: Provensen, Alice and Martin. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Children's: Children's Large Format Illustrated; Fiction; History. ISBN: 0091543002. ISBN/EAN: 9780091543006. Inventory No: GHE001746.
Color Illustrations. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Oblong 4to; , 4-39,  pages. 0091543002. First British edition/first printing in Near Fine condition, light bumping to edges in alike dust-jacket; The winner of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1984 captures the story of Louis Blériot, the first pilot to fly across the English Channel, eighteen years before Charles Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic. Alice and Martin Provensen's richly detailed paintings convey this exciting and historic event with wonderful authenticity.
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