BRETT, Molly (author and illustrator). The Little Garden.
BRETT, Molly (author and illustrator). The Little Garden.

BRETT, Molly (author and illustrator). The Little Garden.

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The Little Garden. London; Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. [1936].


Royal 8vo. Original emerald green cloth-backed buff pictorial boards blocked in red, dark blue, and aqua, pictorial green endpapers, preserved in repeat dustwrapper; pp. [v], 6-47 + [i]; with frontispiece, pictorial title and 21 other full-page plates, largely printed in colours; externally fine, internally very crisp and clean, without inscription, and with only light spotting to endpapers, protected by a very nearly fine unclipped dustwrapper with very light dusting and 2 tiny closed edge tears (longest 12mm), now repaired to the reverse with archival tissue tape.


First edition. A charming tale of two little Japanese characters, Ping Pong and Mah Jong, who live together in an immaculate Zen Japanese tray garden.

Only 5 copies listed on OCLC/WorldCat: Princeton; New York Pub. Lib.;BL;BL Ref. Lib.; Nat. Lib. Of Scotland.

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