Publisher: Talbot Press ,Dublin & Cork, 1945, 1st edition. Hardback, 120 pages, illus in colour, no dustacket. Cover, in fawn boards with black titling and red and green illustration to front and green spine, is in good, clean, bright and sound condition for its age with just some light shelfwear to edges and minor bumping to corners and spine extremities. Internally, the book is in remarkably clean, bright and firm condition with clear text pages and lovely colour illustrations. Neat dedication in pencil on front endpaper and a few light foxing and other marks here and there. Overall, a nice 1st edition (1945) copy of this quite rare children's book with unusual and lovely colour illustrations, both full page and in the text.