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The Borrowers.

Published: London: Dent, 1952

Stock code: 94967

Price: £2,750

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First edition, first impression. Winner of the 1952 Carnegie Medal, on the 70th anniversary celebration of the medal in 2007, The Borrowers was named one of the top ten Medal-winning works.

Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in bright blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, pictorial onlay of the frontispiece set within a keyhole blocked in gilt, decoration to turn-ins, cream endpapers with the originals bound in at front, gilt edges. Illustrated by Diana Stanley. A fine copy.

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