London: Oxford University Press, 1958. [Children's classic] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 14cm), pp.[vi]; 229; , blank. Elegantly hand-bound in half green oasis morocco, spine ruled in six compartments with raised bands, gilt decoration, red title label, marbled sides, all edges gilt. Contents clean, exterior unmarked. A fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Winner of the prestigious Carnegie Medal. Item #60703
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