First edition thus. Oblong 8vo. 48pp. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards, illustrated throughout in colour by Ardizzone. On front loose endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. SIGNED by the artist, Edward Ardizzone Signed for Jessica by Edward Ardizzone with love August 1977 . With the pictorial dust wrapper, not clipped ,with minimal wear.
Size 187 x 245mm (7.5 x 9.5 inches)
First published 1952, The Little Horse Bus was a children s picture book created by Graham Greene and Dorothy Glover (who published as Dorothy Craigie and illustrated the books). After Glover’s death, the book was re-illustrated in by Edward Ardizzone in this 1974 edition.
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: The Bodley Head,
Edition: First Edition
Condition: Very Good +
Book ID: 60002450