1974 Puffin Annual; Puffin Post Vol II No 1
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition of the Puffin Annual. In the original pictorial, hardback, boards. A delightful annual featuring notable authors such as Joan Aiken, Russell Hoban, Roald Dahl and Tove Jansson. With articles, short stories, poems and more. With beautiful, colour illustrations throughout by various illustrators including Raymond Briggs, Quentin Blake and Jill McDonald. The Puffin Annual was created after the success of the Puffin Post, a periodical magazine printed for 'The Puffin Club' which was designed to encourage early readers. Puffin Books is a children's imprint of the established publishing house, 'Penguin Books'. Edited by Treld Bicknell, Frank Waters and Kaye Webb. With Vol II, No 1 of the Puffin Post, from 1977, featuring articles, news, and adverts.
In the original hardback binding. Externally, very smart with some shelf wear to the edges. Fading to the spine. A few small marks to the upper rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean with just the odd handling mark. The Puffin Post is in the original paper wraps. Externally, very smart with just the odd small mark to the panels. Internally, firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean with some light age-toning.
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