Barbara Lamb

CAM (pseud.) [Barbara Mary CAMPBELL] (author and illustrator). Barbara Lamb.

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CAM (pseud.) [Barbara Mary CAMPBELL] (author and illustrator). Barbara Lamb. London; John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited. 1946.

Royal 8vo. Original glazed pictorial paper-covered boards, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [32]; strikingly illustrated with pictorial title and full-bleed coloured plates on every page with text in calligraphic font; a very attractive copy; externally near fine with some compression to head of spine and rubbing to forecorner tips; internally very fresh throughout with slight foxing to endpapers and a neat contemporary ink inscription to front free endpaper; protected by a clean and attractive, unclipped dustwrapper (3rd Impression, 5s.) with a small triangle of loss to top edge of upper joint fold (15mm), now cleverly made good, with an associated, and unobtrusive, closed tear (45mm) now expertly repaired to the reverse with archival tissue.
Third edition of the first book by Barbara Mary Campbell ("Cam"), which was originally issued in this format two years earlier,

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