Book Description

4to. Second edition. First published by Oxford University Press. Original illustrated paper boards. Printed by William Clowes & Sons Ltd. 51 illustrations by Edward Ardizzone, including title page vignette, 26 pen drawings and 24 watercolours. Bookplate of Andrew Murray on the flyleaf. Unclipped d/w with price in decimal and old money. Fine in fine d/w.
Dealer Notes
“A new version of an old story which was written and illustrated for my daughter Christianna. This new version is for my grand-daughter JOANNA”. The revisions include making Mr Grimes and old family friend of Lucy Brown rather a stranger who gives a young girl ice cream. A fine copy.
Author Ardizzone, Edward
Date 1970
Publisher London, Sydney, Toronto, The Bodley Head

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