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LITTLE FLIP: The Fur Seal That Could Not Swim.
Edition: First printing.
Ann Arbor, MI: By the author (printed by Edwards Brothers, Lithoprinters) 1960. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A charming - and very uncommon - children's book. Little Flip in a seal pup born on one of the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea, but when his first attempt to swim is a disaster, he is convinced he will never learn how to swim, until one day he sees his friend threatened by a killer whale, and he jumps in to distract the whale. Illustrated with drawings by Mosinski, hand-lettered text. SIGNED on the front endpaper. Small oblong format. 35 pp.
Condition: Fine in illustrated light blue boards. Scarce - No copies currently for sale, Worldcat only locates two copies.Book ID: 82166More details Price: $100.00