THOMPSON, Kay (author). Hilary KNIGHT (illustrator). Eloise. A Book For Precocious Grown-Ups. London; Max Reinhardt. 1957.
4to. Original dark red linson boards lettered in black, pinkish-red pictorial endpapers, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [ii], 7-65; illustrated on every page in line and heightened in pink throughout; with a horizontally-folded lift-up plate depicting the elevator of the Plaza Hotel; externally and internally fine, without inscription; protected by an uncommonly good example of the unclipped dustwrapper (12s 6d) which shows some dusting and rubbing, a couple of small marks to spine, slight nicking, and mild abrasions to corners and head of spine.
First UK edition of the first Eloise title, published two years after the American edition.