Tale of a One-Way Street


1978. Near fine first edition wonderfully illustrated in black & white and colour by the noted illustrator, Jan Pienkowski, in the style of Arthur Rackham. The colour plates are full-page plates with the black & white decorating the majority of pages, plus beautifully illustrated endpapers in blue & black. Dark blue boards are very good with gilt illustration to front board of a boy riding a zebra & gilt titles to spine. Contents of book is all clean, tight, bright, and unmarked. Only negative is a small black & white bookplate of a fairies. If not for this, the binding would be considered fine. The fine unclipped dust jacket is not torn or nicked, and is protected by a clear, removable archival sleeve. 127 pp

Author: Aiken, Joan
Illustrated By: Pienkowski, Jan
Published: 1978 Jonathan Cape London
ISBN: 0224011588
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Jacket Condition: Fine
Book Condition: Near Fine

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