Square 8vo. A very nice first printing of the first edition . 80 pages. Bound in tan cloth with a black design of a cat on front cover and black text along spine. Illustrated throughout by Edward Ardizzone in black and white. On front end paper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Dust wrapper also designed by Edward Ardizzone is price clipped in fine condition. Book is firm and very clean, fine copy. Scarce in UK.
Size 22 x 17cm (8.5 x 6.75 inches)
‘Miranda was a cat of many accomplishments: she was a good mother; she could sing; she had once chased sixteen dogs, causing them to flee in disgrace…. ‘ Story based in Rome
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: Harcourt, Brace and World
Place: ew York
Book ID: 60002477
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