SYMONDS, John and André FRANÇOIS (Ill.). The Magic Currant Bun

London, Faber & Faber, 1953.


FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. 40, of which 20 are full-page illustrations, b&w with some green colour, by André François. Illustrated green buckram. Black lettering on left cover and spine. Original dust jacket in excellent condition reproducing the illustration on the front cover. Author’s presentation copy to his sister, dedication on left free endpaper: “Eleanor / with love / from John / 15th July ‘54”. An excellent copy.