By Russell Hoban
New York   Harper & Brothers
12" by 9" 63pp.
A smart first edition of this brightly illustrated children's book on machinery.
By Russell Hoban

1959 What Does It Do and How Does It Work? Power Shovel, Dump Truck, and Other Heavy Machines

New York   Harper & Brothers
12" by 9" 63pp.
A smart first edition of this brightly illustrated children's book on machinery.
£37.00
: 1kgs / : 892T29

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Description

Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

First edition. Illustrated in colour throughout. A charming work of children's non-fiction, explaining what different machines do and how they work. Including power shovels, dump trucks, bulldozers, tractor shovels, and motor scrapers. Written by Russell Conwell Hoban, an American expatriate writer whose works span many genres, including fantasy, science fiction, mainstream fiction, magical realism, poetry, and children's books.

Condition

In the original quarter black cloth binding with yellow pictorial paper covered boards. Externally, smart with light shelf wear and rubbing to the extremities. The odd small mark to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout. Contemporary ink inscription to the front endpaper dated 1960.

Very Good

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