First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with dark blue titles to the spine, in the Ley Kenyon illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated in black and white throughout by Sabine Blaur. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with a few faint foxing spots to the text block edge are otherwise clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the bright, lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has a few small closed tears to the extremities and some small patches of discolouration on the inside from once-present pieces of tape. Price clipped.
The author's first book, soon followed by his classic "My Family and Other Animals".
Stock code: 18038