First UK edition, printed the same year as the USA edition. Square 8vo. 39pp. Bound in light blue cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrated with black and white line drawings with green or orange backgrounds by Edward Ardizzone. Dust wrapper is not price clipped, slightly dusty. On front blank 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.
Book ID: 60002491