John Symonds: illustrated by Edward Ardizzone:


London: Bodley Head, 1957. First edition. (iv), 35pp, illustrated with Ardizzone's drawings. Contents unsoiled but with some quite heavy foxing to the first and last few pages: the story pages are much less affected. Firm and very bright and clean in pictorial boards, with just a small rust mark to base of lower board. In the protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket: this has two short (2cm) closed tears to top edge of the front panel, small chips at spine ends, and a little faint foxing, with a tiny red biro mark to the illustration on the front. The general demeanour of the book is fresh. Very Good in very good dust-jacket.
[Item ID: 19572070]


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