Vintage 1969 Of Dikes and Windmills by Peter Spier - First Edition Illustrated

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Vintage 1969 Of Dikes and Windmills by Peter Spier - First Edition Illustrated

Of Dikes and Windmills relates the struggle of the people of Holland since 500 B.C. to reclaim land from the sea using windmills and dikes.

Like other children's illustrators such as Beatrix Potter or Christopher Wormell, Peter Spier demonstrates his talent and skills as an artist/illustrator using pen, ink and watercolour on paper. Many of Spier's illustrations are extremely detailed and historically accurate. Close examination will often yield a humorous scene not readily apparent at first glance the finding of which often delights readers of all ages.

Written and illustrated by Peter Spier.

Approximate Dimensions: 10.5" high x 7.5" wide x .75" deep

Approximate Weight: 1.7 lbs.

Condition consistent with age and history. Dust jacket has some tears; overall excellent vintage condition. Please use zoom feature to check item condition, and contact us with any questions prior to purchasing. 

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