Friend Monkey.London: Collins, 1972 Stock Code: 138923
First edition, first impression, signed by the author and dated May 1972 on the title page. Despite the universal acclaim for her Mary Poppins, it was Friend Monkey which the author called "my favourite of all my books" (Plimpton, p. 45).
Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in brown, light green endpapers. With dust jacket.
Frontispiece and jacket design by Charles Keeping.
Slight sunning at head of spine, covers very slightly bowed, light spotting to edges and to initial and final leaves. A very good copy in like jacket, slight foxing on verso, very minor rubbing at extremities.
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