[CHRISTMAS]. THOMAS, Dylan (author). Peter BAILEY (artist). An original watercolour illustration for A Child's Christmas in Wales: "I would sit among the festoons and Chinese lanterns and nibble dates and try to make a model man-o'-war, following the Instructions for Little Engineers, and produce what might be mistaken for a sea-going tramcar". .
A fine and glorious original watercolour painting, image size 130 x 120mm, on Bockingford archival watercolour paper, presented within a cream acid-free mount, depicting a scene from Dylan Thomas's classic Christmas tale, reproduced on page 55 of this recent edition of the book; in perfect condition.
Sold with a copy of the book in which it appears:
THOMAS, Dylan (author). Peter BAILEY (illustrator). A Child's Christmas In Wales. London; Orion Children's Books. 2014.
8vo. Original pictorial cloth, illustrated by Bailey; pp. [vi], 7-76 + ; illustrated with 44 full-, and half-page, coloured illustrations and other vignettes and decorations throughout; a fine copy.