ARDIZZONE, Edward

The Land of Green Ginger by Noel Langley; Edward Ardizzone (illustrator)

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The Land of Green Ginger by Noel Langley; Edward Ardizzone (illustrator)

8vo. 197pp. Original tan cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Wrapper and illustrations, black and white line drawings by Ardizzone. On front loose endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Wrapper is price clipped, book a little bumped on lower spine, else a very good almost fine copy.

First published in 1937, it has been rewritten for Puffin Books, 1966. ‘A story about Aladdin s son who was too nice who was sent by a genie to free a magician and his adventure searching for him in the land of Green Ginger….’

Size 19.5 x14cm (7.75 x 5.5

Item details

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.

Item details

Publisher: Kestrel books
Date: 1966
Place: London
Book ID: 60002412

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