8vo. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 113 pages. Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. On front endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. The dust wrapper is priced clipped and is worn along the edges with some tears by the spine with a small piece missing at top of spine. The boards have discoloured due to damp. Inside, besides Andrew Murrays book plate, a former owner has neatly written their name in biro, but all the pages are clean just a few minor handling folds for fingers. scarce
. . traditional legend and folk tale, though these stories, their humour and poetry, are James Reeves own.
Size 22 x 14cm (8.75 x 5.5 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: William Heinemann
Book ID: 60002481