Lucy Brown and Mr. Grimes.
First edition, first impression. Edward Ardizzone wrote the story of an unlikely friendship between a little girl and and an old man at the request of his young daughter. A lovely copy of the second picture book Ardizzone wrote and illustrated himself. Scarce in the dust jacket.
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Quarto. Original pictorial boards. With the pictorial dust jacket. Colour illustrations throughout. Publisher’s compliments ink stamp to front free endpaper. Extremities a little rubbed, contents bright and crisp. An excellent copy in a slightly edge-chipped jacket with tape reinforcement to folds and edges on the verso.