BATES, H.E. (author). Peggy CHAPMAN (illustrator). The White Admiral. London; Denis Dobson. 1968.
Royal 8vo. Publisher's pictorial boards, in repeat dustwrapper; pp. [x], 11-64; with coloured plates and illustrations throughout by Chapman; a very good, clean copy in a similar, unclipped dustwrapper (18s) with a little light marking to flaps, a nick with a little associated creasing to head of spine, and a couple of small marks.
First edition, a presentation copy, inscribed and signed in ink by H.E. Bates to front free endpaper, "Dear Joe & Muriel, you are not obliged to read this - just look at the pictures" and additionally signed in ink by him to the title-page.