The Godstone and the Blackymor.
Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.London: Jonathan Cape, 1959 Stock Code: 108471
Signed by ArdizzoneFirst edition, first impression, inscribed by the illustrator, "Signed for Bridget by Edward Ardizzone, Feb 1968", on the front free endpaper, with a typed letter from the Book Trade Group referring to Ardizzone's visit to Melbourne, a related newspaper clipping and a prospectus from Jonathan Cape for their journal Now and Then, all laid in. A lovely copy of White's account of life on the west coast of Ireland.
Octavo. Original patterned paper boards, titles gilt to spine on a black ground, Ardizzone drawing printed to front board in black, top edge orange. With dust jacket.
Illustrations by Ardizzone in the text.
Adhesive-staining to free endpapers, a few very small spots to edges, an excellent copy in the bright, price-clipped and minimally rubbed dust jacket.
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