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Cowardly Captain Pugwash is marooned on an island with his most deadly enemy, the villainous Cut-throat Jake and, somewhere on that island, lies a buried treasure trove. As usual, it is the quick-witted cabin boy, Tom, who saves the lovable but foolish Captain Pugwash.
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The stories are wonderfully told: simple, clear language that stays on course... and of course the illustrations are so enduringly distinctive, with Pugwash of the late Pavarotti-like proportions. (Book Magazine)
Lovely hardback reproduction. (Independent on Sunday)
Daring masterstrokes of loopiness and whose energetic caricatures of all and sundry are as bright as they are barmy. Don't believe though that it is all thoughtless jollification. For while it is unlikely that, say, piratical villains in their hammocks would have washing pegged out on an overhead line...the artist's control of his maritime, and sometimes sartorial, details has a convincing air of authenticity. (Books for Keeps)
John Ryan was born in Edinburgh and spent his early childhood in the UK and Morocco before moving back to England, where he worked for seven years as Assistant Art Master of Harrow School. Captain Pugwash first set sail over 50 years ago as a strip cartoon. Since then he has featured in books, films and theatres all over the world. Before his death in 2009 aged 88, John lived in Rye, Sussex, the home of smugglers in years gone by, with his wife Priscilla, who is also an artist. He has three children and a regular crew of grandchildren.
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Book Description Bodley Head Childrens Books, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Aged book. Please note this book is over 20 years old. It will therefore have tanned pages, age spots and plenty of shelf wear. However, for its age it is still very useable, and a great read. Seller Inventory # CHL2552081
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001584370
Book Description -. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Pugwash and the Buried Treasure (Captain Pugwash) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780370303383
Book Description Bodley Head Children's Books, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0008218629
Book Description Bodley Head Children's Books, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Usual signs of a well read book but good overall condition. May not look good on your bookcase after reading and probably not suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE. Seller Inventory # mon0002686020
Book Description The Bodley Head, London, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Illustrated (illustrator). First Edition. Boards mint, text as new. DJ shows three small tears, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. Profusely illustrated in color. More than suitable for gift-giving or collectors. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed. Seller Inventory # 16389
Book Description The Bodley Head, London, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. Illustrated (illustrator). First Edition. First Bodley Head printing. Unclipped Dj edges lightly rubbed and bumped, with a 2 1/2 inch closed tear at bottom front spine. and 1/2 by 1 inch chip at bottom left rear dj. Poor old Captain Pugwash's worst dream comes true when he is marooned on an island in the middle of the ocean. But worst than that, he is not alone, and his fellow inhabitant is none other than his most deadly enemy, the villainous Cut-throat Jake. Seller Inventory # 20377
Book Description Bodley Head, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Illustrated Edition. 1993 Bodley Head Hardback Edition Very good++ clean tight binding with very good dustjacket. Seller Inventory # ABE-6294090120
Book Description The Bodley Head, London, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0370303385
Book Description The Bodley Head, London, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0370303385