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1919 - 1930

Black hard cover book with white text on an angle and a rainbow on the cover. Text on cover [COLE'S / ANIMAL / PICTURE BOOK] & in bottom right corner [OR / WALKS / AND / TALKS / IN / JUNGLE LAND / Commonwealth of Australia / W. COLE { Book Arcade, MELBOURNE / 333 & 346 George St.. SYDNEY / 67 Rundle Street, ADELAIDE / Printed in Great Britain].
White text and rainbow on back [YOU OUGHT TO BUY / COLE'S FUNNY PICTURE / BOOK / IT IS / THE BEST BOOK FOR CHILDREN / IN THE WORLD / Over 300,000 Sold / It is only / 3/- / or 3/6 / IF POSTED / NEW / ENLARGED / EDITION] and [Also get / COLE'S / FUNNY PICTURE / BOOK / No. 2 / which is a Sequel to the / other / It is interesting to both / old and young / only 2/6; or 3/ if post]
Inside book full page illustrations of animals and text.
Label in front cover with red text [FORRESTDALE SCHOOL / LIBRARY NO. 39] written in pencil [R Skeet / R Skeet]

Historical information

Children's book published and made by E. W. Cole, a prominent publisher and creator of children's books in australia. This book was published in 1919, one year after E. W. Coles' death. It was used at the Forrestdale School and was once used by R Skeet, who wrote his name in the front of the book.



Registration number
Item type
20.6000 cm
Height or length
26.1000 cm
1.8000 cm
Year End
Comparative significance criteria
Rare or representative
Well provenanced
City of Armadale - History House

City of Armadale - History House

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