4to. First edition. Original illustrated paper boards. Printed by W. S. Cowell, Ltd. 46 illustrations by Edward Ardizzone, including 21 watercolours and 25 pen drawings. Just a little rubbing to extremities and one or two tiny spots to the boards. Bookplate of Andrew Murray on the flyleaf. Near fine.
The first of the author/illustrator’s books about Tim and his friends to be printed in quarto and the last to have hand-lettered text.
Author Ardizzone, Edward
Publisher London, New York, Toronto, Oxford University Press