landscape 4to; Bound in pictorial paper covered boards. Not paginated. [32pp] Illustrated with numerous illustrations, both in colour and black & white by Ardizzone. On front end paper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Dust wrapper is not clipped, with minor wear. The boards are in very good clean condition, same as the inside of the book.
‘A donkey that talks, a shining angel with a terrible sword, an invading army, and a wise man who is tempted to behave foolishly…’ Scarce UK first edition.
Size 19 x 25cm (7.5 x 9.75 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: Hamish Hamilton
Condition: Very Good +
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002467