ARDIZZONE, Edward (illustrator). Denys BLAKELOCK (author). In Search of Elsie Piddock; An Echo of Eleanor Farjeon. London; The Favil Press Ltd. 1967.
Small 8vo. Original blue boards with onlaid yellow lettering-label to upper cover; pp. [viii], 9-23; with frontispiece drawing by Ardizzone; a very nice copy with a couple of small abrasions to spine and corners; internally clean with slight offsetting to front pastedown.
First edition, issued without a dustwrapper. A signed Presentation Copy from the author to "Bertha, with all good wishes".Sold with an additional autograph postcard addressed and signed to Mrs. Charles Rose of Hailsham, Sussex. Denys Blakelock, author, actor and broadcaster, was a long-term friend of the subject of this work, the author Eleanor Farjeon, and compiler of her biography.