HAYWOOD, Helen (illustrator). Isobel ST. VINCENT (author). Clarrie Coot London; Hutchinson's Books For Young People. .
Landscape large 8vo. Original red cloth lettered in black to upper board, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [iv], 3-48, on coated paper; with 5 beautiful full-bleed coloured plates and a total of 36 charming, and detailed cross-hatched illustrations in line; a fine copy bar incidental splitting to endpaper at inner upper hinge, without inscription, protected by a very nearly fine, unclipped dustwrapper (6/-) with only a few nicks to head of spine, mild dusting to lower panel, and one very short closed edge tear (12mm) to the top edge of the same.
First edition. An animal adventure in which a kind-hearted but chaotic duck, falsely accused of theft, proves her innocence and, in the process, becomes 'the nestest, most orderly little duck in the world!".