BLAKE, Quentin (illustrator). J.P. MARTIN (author). Uncle Cleans Up. London; Jonathan Cape. 1965.
8vo. Original bright blue linson boards gilt, pictorial yellow endpapers, preserved in white pictorial dustwrapper with wrap-around design; pp. [viii], 9-176; illustrated throughout in line; both externally and internally a fine, uninscribed copy with faint dusting to top edges of book block, protected by a near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with a tiny sliver of loss to head (1.5mm deep and 11mm wide), an insignificant pale brown mark to upper panel and slight dusting to upper edge of front flap.
First edition. The second volume in the series of Uncle books, widely considered as modern children's classics.