London, Sydney, Toronto: The Bodley Head, 1970. 4to. Second edition. First published by Oxford University Press. Original illustrated paper boards. Printed by William Clowes & Sons Ltd. 51 illustrations by Edward Ardizzone, including title page vignette, 26 pen drawings and 24 watercolours. Bookplate of Andrew Murray on the flyleaf. Unclipped d/w with price in decimal and old money. Fine in fine d/w. Item #6121
"A new version of an old story which was written and illustrated for my daughter Christianna. This new version is for my grand-daughter JOANNA". The revisions include making Mr Grimes and old family friend of Lucy Brown rather a stranger who gives a young girl ice cream. A fine copy.
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