Published by Jonathan Cape, London.
Dust jacket is present. In Very Good condition. Synopsis on front flap. Price clipped.
Cover is hard bound in Maroon cloth with Gilt lettering. In Very Good condition. Corners bumped and worn.
End papers are intact and clean. Bookseller’s label on front pastedown.
Preliminaries – dedication.
Main text body – 31 pages. In Very Good condition. Coloured illustrations throughout.
Edges are even and clean.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Gilt lettering. Ends bumped.
Page structure is sound with no missing pages.
If you can imagine a combination of Kathleen Hale’s Orlando books, which have an innocence totally free from Whimsy, Daisy Ashford’s ingenuousness in The Young Visitors and Lowry’s pictures of the industrial north, then Helen Bradley’s painting has something of all these.’