Mary Poppins from A-Z
Mary Poppins from A-Z

TRAVERS, P.L (author). Mary SHEPARD (illustrator). Mary Poppins from A-Z.

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TRAVERS, P.L (author). Mary SHEPARD (illustrator). Mary Poppins from A-Z. London; Collins. 1963.

Large square 8vo. Original dusky pink cloth lettered and decorated with a vignette in black, pictorial endpapers, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [56]; with 26 full-page plates with salmon-pink or green overlays, by the original illustrator of Mary Poppins, Mary Shepard; a fine, uninscribed copy protected by a near fine, unclipped dustwrapper (10s. 6d.) with rubbing to spine ends, minor surface abrasion to upper joint fold (8mm) and a couple of small nicks to tail.
First edition. For this book P.L. Travers drafted 26 short episodes inspired by the Mary Poppins characters; one for each letter of the alphabet, including V for Valentine's Day.