Taylor, Geoff. Illustrated by D.G. Valentine.
Publisher Heinemann, London, 1960, first edition.
Seller ID 16934
93 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapers, b&w illustrations. "The gay story of a young iceberg who was born in the Antarctic Ocean and travelled further north than any iceberg had ever been before. With his friend Blowhard the Whale he made an adventurous journey towards the Equator. The water grew warmer and Blueberg grew smaller but his curiosity led him on until, when at last he was playing round the shores of a tropical island, he was in danger of melting away altoge ther. A very small Blueberg was saved just in time and in a rather uncomfortable manner...." Tiny slight bump to three corners, two tiny dints on front board near hinge, light wear to bottom of boards and a tiny dint to bottom of rear bo a r d . D u s t jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, tiny chips at top/bottom of flap-folds and at top of spine, slight fading to spine, light rubbing/soiling to rear panel and some edges, large corner crease on rear flap, 1" closed tear with cre as es , li g ht w at er stain at bottom of spine/hinges area, three tiny dints on front panel near hinge, very small light stain on inside of spine. VG/G