By: Grahame, Kenneth. (Text) Hague, Michael. (Illustrations)
NY, HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON.: 1980
Edition: First Edition
Inscription: Signed by Author
Seller ID: 306352
Condition: Near Fine
First Edition of the Michael Hague illustrated edition. A uncommon advance salesman's dummy designed for the publisher's sales force prior to publication for purposes of promoting the book. This copy is INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by Michael Hague 3 months prior to publication to an individual involved in the marketing of the book. Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. (Dj. has a 1 1/2"-inch tear at the head of the rear panel, with some smaller edge tears & shallow chipping to spine ends) A remarkable production, involving the hand pasting of full-color illustrations onto the pages in the text. Some... View More...