Published by Batsford, London, 1957. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 136 pages. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering. Illustrated throughout with line drawings by Edward Ardizzone. On front loose endpaper is the Surrealist bookplate of Andrew Murray. Red dust wrapper with an Ardizzone design in black and white on front and back, faded at spine, some small white spots of back of wrapper, else very good, fine copy.
Size 22 x14cm (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.
Condition: Very Good +
Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone
Book ID: 60002415