The Suburban Child
The Suburban Child

ARDIZZONE, Edward (illustrator). James KENWARD (author). The Suburban Child.

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ARDIZZONE, Edward (illustrator). James KENWARD (author). The Suburban Child. Cambridge, At the University Press. 1955.

8vo. Original cream paper-covered boards, pictorially printed and lettered in red and black to upper cover, preserved in the original pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [iv] + 141 + [i]; a near fine copy with only a light mark to bottom margin of lower board, internally fine, protected by an equally fresh, price-clipped, dustwrapper.
First edition, signed in ink by Ardizzone to the front free endpaper. James Kenward (1908-1994) was an English writer and illustrator best known for his books about suburban and prep school life. This is an autobiographical account spanning the first decades of the twentieth century.