.Reprint, (first printed in 1964), landscape 4to; Bound in pictorial laminated boards. 32pages. Illustrated with numerous illustrations, both in colour and black & white by Ardizzone. On front end paper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. The boards are in very good clean condition, same as the inside of the book. Scarce .
Size 19 x 25cm (7.5 x 9.75 inches)
A lovely story about Diana, a young girl, who nurses a rhinoceros who has a cold. They become lifelong friends and even when she was an old lady people sometimes saw them on their nightly walks together.
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: The Bodley Head
Condition: Very Good +
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002468