Faber and Faber Limited. London. 1947.
FIRST ARDIZZONE EDITION. 8vo. (8 x 5.3 inches). Illustrated with 119 drawings by Ardizzone. A fine clean copy. Finely bound in mid twentieth century half red morocco leather binding for Zaehnsdorf of London. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments decorated and lettered in gilt. Red cloth on boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Previous owners name written neatly on front blank free endpaper. Some minor fading to the spine but overall a lovely copy in a fine leather binding.