Jexium Island.

Jexium Island by Madeleine Grattan / du Bois, illus. Viking, 1967, 1st printing., Jexium Island by Madeleine Grattan / du Bois, illus. Viking, 1967, 1st printing.

Drawn from memories of a childhood near the banks of the Garonne and inspired by tales of the Resistance. The heroes crack a ring of kidnappers who capture children to work on a North Atlantic island of jexium deposits. An uneven but memorable book. Note: This book has been sold.

$80.00

 

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Jexium Island by Madeleine Grattan / du Bois, illus. Viking, 1967, 1st printing.
Jexium Island by Madeleine Grattan / du Bois, illus. Viking, 1967, 1st printing.
Jexium Island.
Grattan, Madeleine.
/William Pene du Bois.
New York: Viking, 1957, 1st printing; translated from the French by Peter Grattan; b/w title page, and chapter designs by artist; black jacket with boy breaking out of white crate with red rockets,; 8vo; 184 pp.
Juvenile hardback.
CONDITION: Near Fine with Very Good Plus jacket; no names, nice book, jacket with slight rubs to extremities; unclipped 2.75.
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Jexium Island by Madeleine Grattan / du Bois, illus. Viking, 1967, 1st printing.
Jexium Island by Madeleine Grattan / du Bois, illus. Viking, 1967, 1st printing.
Control Number: 
18881