GODDEN, Rumer (author). Jean PRIMROSE (illustrator). Miss Happiness and Miss Flower. London; Macmillan and Co. Ltd. 1961.
8vo. Original cream linson boards pictorially decorated and lettered in blue and black, patterned endpapers, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [vi] + 81 + [i]; with 4 full colour plates, others in tints, and drawings in line; a very clean copy with minor bruising to spine ends and rubbing to corner tips, internally fine, without inscription, protected by an uncommonly clean and attractive, unclipped dustwrapper (12s 6d) with slight fraying to head of spine, a couple of nicks to tail and corners and one short, closed tear to fold (10mm) at top edge.
First UK edition. A Japan-themed book (with diagrams) about a young and lonely young girl, Nona, who receives two little Japanese dolls in the post and endeavours to make them feel welcome by building them a Japanese house.