£40.00

Publisher

William Heinemann, Ltd.

Place

London

Date

1960

Item Description

8vo. 5.25 x 8 inches. vii + [i] + 298 pp. Title page in red and black. Bound in original green cloth with dark green titles and blind stamped block, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has staining and edge wear. Extremities a little worn, some browning of endpapers and scattered foxing, largely confined to edges; otherwise a very good copy. Bookseller's label of Galignani, Rue de Rivoli, Paris on front pastedown. Illustrated by 8 colour pates, including frontispiece. Decorated by half title vignette and by title page vignette within decorative frame. Pictorial endpapers. 1960 reprint of the first edition of 1911, reset 1957. The classic children's book by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924), beautifully illustrated by the artist, Charles Robinson (1870-1937), prolific book illustrator and brother of William Heath Robinson.

[Stock No. 25923]

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