The Sentry and the Shell Fairy


Illustrated by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite.


With Compliments | The British Imperial Oil Co. Ltd. | Distributors of Shell Products Throughout | Australia and New Zealand. Wholly set up and printed in Australia by Anderson, Gowan Pty. Ltd. 253 Lonsdale St., Melbourne. No date. Quarto, 16pp., 6 colour and two black and white illustrations by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, soft pictorial wraps, firmly stapled.

Very Good. The head of the spine has a tiny chip and foot of the spine is slightly separated. The front cover has three light white marks, edges are gently creased, interior clean except for a 1mm fox-mark on the title page.

A charming advertisment for Shell Motor Oil, illustrated by one of Australia’s most popular children’s illustrator’s of the early twentieth century.