ARDIZZONE, Edward (illustrator). James REEVES (author). The James Reeves Complete Poems for Children. London; Heinemann. 1973.
8vo. Original dove grey textured boards, lettered gilt to spine, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [xii] + 193 + [ii]; illustrated throughout in line by Ardizzone; a fine copy in a fine, and exceptional, partially-clipped dustwrapper with publisher's adhesive label (£2.90) to flap.
First edition thus. An anthology of all the poems James Reeves penned for the young drawn from titles such as The Blackbird in the Lilac; The Wandering Moon, and Ragged Robin.