First USA edition, printed the same year as the UK edition. 8vo. 48pp. Bound in light green cloth with black lettering. Illustrated with black and white line drawings with green or orange backgrounds by Edward Ardizzone. Dust wrapper is not price clipped, slightly dusty with a piece missing on the top margin with light wear. On front blank endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray, otherwise the book is finenk endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray, otherwise the book is fine. Fine copy. A short collection of new poems for young people by Robert Graves, which has been illustrated throughout by Mr.Ardizzone s appealing drawings in line and colour wash.
Size 21 x17cm (9 x 8.5 inches)
Provenance: Andrew Murray, Director of Mayor Gallery, Cork Street, London. The Mayor Gallery exhibited Ardizzone s work in the 1960 s. Andrew Murray lent his personal collection of books and prints etc. to the travelling exhibition by Middlesbrough Museum in 1982.
Publisher: Doubleday and Company Inc.
Place: New York
Book ID: 60002492