Werkkatalog der illustrierten Bücher 1922–1987.
First edition, first impression, one of 1,000 numbered copies. Presentation copy signed and inscribed by Eichenberg to Margaret K. McElderry on the title page: “To Margy, my most faithful friend, with love Fritz”. Eichenberg illustrated several books published by Harcourt Brace, where McElderry worked at the time, including Ape in a Cape (1952) and Dancing in the Moon (1957) as well as later on working with McElddery’s own imprint on The Two Magicians (1973).
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Quarto. Original beige boards, titles to spine and front board in black, pictorial design to front board in black. With illustrations by the artist throughout. Spine ends slightly bumped, boards a touch rubbed and soiled. An excellent copy.