The Borrowers.London, Dent, 1952 Stock Code: 127494
NotesFirst 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, red, white and blue patterned endpapers, gilt edges.
Illustrated by Diana Stanley.
Some minor spotting to prelims and a hint of offsetting to title-page, an excellent copy.
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