Original white boards with gilt titling to the front and spine and gilt illustration, brown dust jacket, decorated end papers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, (xv), 125 pp, 12 coloured plates, with tissue guards, ( one guard missing), and text illustrations.
Protected by the dust jacket the boards are in fine condition, spine slightly tanned, text tightly bound, foxing and page discolouration has chiefly affected the end pages the illustrations remain bright and clean. Dust jacket, age darkened, closed tear, plus small chips. Previous owner's names on ffep.
A delightful copy of this children's classic.