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by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter

Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus. 2009

Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. Limited to 300 copies, 50 of which include a hand drawn and coloured illustration by Skilleter to the front endpaper. The first edition of this book to be published since the 3 editions in the 1960s by Brockhampton press (1965 & 1966) and the Childrens Book Club 1966.

SIGNED by Skilleter (illustrator) and Norman Wright (Publisher) to original letter loosely inserted to certify that this is Copy No. 17, with original hand-drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper (one of only 50 copies produced). Creasing to edge of enclosed letter. Tissue-paper guard to coloured illustration (creased and browned). This copy would make a wonderful gift.

Stock no. 2138304


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