The Motor Car, Vintage Ladybird Book, 1982 Gloss Hardback Cover Series 654, Collectible

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The Motor Car, Vintage Ladybird Book, 1982 Gloss Hardback Cover Series 654, Collectible

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  • Vintage from the 1980s
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  • Materials: harback cover, printed paper

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I am delighted to introduce a selection of highly collectable vintage Ladybird books to Get Smitten as I acquired an entire collection on a recent fabric and prop buying hunt!

The Ladybird books are an ubiquitous part of British childhood history. Since the 1940s, children have been learning from and with these well loved and beautifully illustrated hardback books, covering a multitude of subjects and themes. They have become highly sought after in recent years - particularly the 1970s versions

This listing is for a 1982, revised edition, glossy hard back cover Ladybird book from the How It Works series, entitled The Motor Car, by Alan W Wildig from the Loughborough University of Technology with illustrations by Gerald Witcomb

It is from the Series 654 collection, ISBN number 0721407447 with the printed price 85p on the reverse

It is in excellent condition apart from a slight crease on the front cover which has not impacted on the pages at all, they are immaculate

The book is written to help children understand the mechanics and components that make a car work with detailed illustrations throughout.

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Hannah O'Brien 29 Oct, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Really lovely kit. I am a total beginner and managed this (with help from my reluctant better half 😄). The end result is so pretty, and even though we haven’t done it perfect I just love that we made it ourselves and I will enjoy putting this up every autumn.

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Pinkmollie13 27 May, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful selection of fabrics the book is a delight wanted it for a long time and I am thrilled with it

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samhall40 26 Feb, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful books so pleased with them. They look stunning.

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spencer davies 12 Sep, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

I don't like leaving reviews; and what's more, I've really no time for sea views either. Hence, I suppose, my delay in commenting. As such, the purchase-process-delivery, was double-quick smart - packaged with care and consideration... ... And as pour le fabrique: the cat's whiskers! Therein, I did privately message Lisa my thanks, and was met by a tremendous esprit de generosite. Bravo!!

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