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Book Condition: Good
Good Minus Vintage Condition hardcover book copy titled The Admiral and Others. Peggy Temple, author. Foreword by St. John Adcock. Eliza Pyke, illustrator. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1927. x, 138 pages. 7.75 x 5.5 inches, 20 cm. CONDITION NOTES: No dustjacket. Pages show no added markings, several pages with margin tear up to one inch. Solid binding. Printed bookplate attached to front free endpaper. Top edge stained blue shows color loss. Cover: Dark blue cloth over pictorial paper boards showing visible soil, wear to extremeties includes boards showing around edges, bumped corners. Spine shift to 0.25 inch. A delightful story about diverse people including a range of ages enjoying a summer holiday at the Podd home. Humorous antics and personality clashes ensue, exacerbated particularly by the wealthy, pompous and opinionated retired Admiral Derbertson. Peggy Temple, daughter of British journalist Michael Temple, was twelve years old when she wrote the novel, The Admiral and Others.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!