8vo. Bound in blue cloth with silver lettering on spine. 223 pages. Pictorial dust jacket and black and white illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. On front endpaper, the half title, is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Dust wrapper not priced clip, with some old crease marks and with some tape on verso to reinforce the paper from the creases, else a very good clean copy.
Tale of the four Gareth children, who take their summer holiday in Ireland with their great aunt Dymphna. A classic story of life with a difference from the childrens’ normal existence.
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.
Condition: Near Fine
Book ID: 60002482