The Gold Elephant
By Robert Martin (Reginald Alec Martin)
First Published 1959 by the Brockhampton Press
Illustrated by Bill Burnard
The first book in the Trew Twins series of stories.|
Danny and Peggy buy a peace offering which lands them in trouble.
Mike's edition: 'First published 1959'; Boards brownish red; boards decorated with repeated
'Brock' dog logo; lettering black on spine; 119 numbered pages.
Full page black and white frontispiece and 24 other line illustrations, some simply decorative;
dustwrapper cover price 6/-.
Later edition: 'First published 1959': in price-clipped dustwrapper but with printed price
at top right of the front flap - price 55p 11s net; details as 'Mike's copy' except for
the more plush binding: the boards are bright red, plain with gold lettering, stars and lines on the spine only.
Listed in Brockhampton's 'Books in print 1968' at 8/6.
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