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5 volumes of verse illustrated by Edward Ardizzone  

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Ardizzone and the poets - five volumes illustrated by Edward Ardizzone

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Various dates


5 volumes with illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. (8vo and 4to), mostly cloth with illustrated jackets.

A selection of volumes of verse featuring the charming illustrations of Edward Ardizzone. Highlights include Ann at Highwood Hall by Robert Graves and A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas.


  • The Otterbury Incident by C. Day Lewis. The Viking Press, New York, 1949. Cloth, jacket. (Sunning to top edge of jacket, soiling; mild soiling to boards; very good or better in like jacket).
  • Graves, Robert. Ann At Highwood Hall: Poems for Children. Boards, pictorial jacket. Very good in like jacket. London: Cassell and Co., 1964.
  • Mare, Walter de la. Peacock Pie. Pictorial boards, jacket. Near Fine.
  • A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas. David R. Godine, Boston, [1980]. Boards, jacket. (Jacket with shallow tears and creases; slight ripple to pages).
  • Nadolig Plentyn Yng Nghymru  (A Child's Christmas in Wales). Text in Welsh. Pictorial wrappers. Near fine. Gomer, 2003.

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Varying degrees of general wear; all volumes very good or better.

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