First UK edition, 1973. First published in USA 1972. 8vo. Bound in pale green cloth with gilt lettering. 32 pages in very bright, clean condition many splendid single colour illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. Book and dust wrapper are very bright and clean, dust wrapper is not price clipped. Inside On front endpaper, the half title, is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray, text clean. Fine copy. Scarce first UK edition.
Size 22 x 15cm ( 8.5 x 6 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: Hutchinson Junior Books Ltd,
Condition: Near Fine
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002484