8vo. 184 pages. 1st edition. Bound in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Dust wrapper and fine quality black and white chapter-head illustrations by Edward Ardizzone, .Introduction by Naomi Lewis. A tribute to Eleanor Farjeon by several contemporary authors, incl. Rumer Godden, Wm.Mayne, Mary Norton, Rosemary Sutcliffe, James Reeves, who wrote stories & poems in her memory. On front loose endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Loosely inserted is The Scottish Arts Council label for an exhibition, in which this copy was lent for. Dust wrapper with minimal wear , slightly dusty else fine, like book.
Size 22x 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: Hamish Hamilton,
Book ID: 60002439