New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1983. Ernest H. Shepard. First Edition Review Copy. Cloth and boards. Small 4to (7 3/4" x 10"), orange quarter cloth with gilt lettering over black boards with gilt toad in corner, illustrated by using Ernest H. Shepherd's original B&W drawings for the frontispiece, several full-page plates, and numerous in-text vignettes, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped) depicting toad & friends on its corners surrounding a young woman carrying a tray of food, 117 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #5423
Arabella Boxer is the author of several top-selling cookery books. This is a charming collection of British-oriented goodies.
SUPERIOR CONDITION: Tight, clean copy with minuscule uniform age-toning to paper; a bright and unsoiled dj (price-clipped) with a small abbraision upper left by Mole and a wee bit on its corners.