HERGÉ [Georges REMI] (author and illustrator). The Broken Ear. The Adventures of Tintin. London, Methuen Children's Books. 1975.
Folio. Original laminated pictorial boards, pictorial blue endpapers; pp. [ii] + 62; illustrated throughout in colour in comic strip format; a very bright, fresh copy with bruising to spine ends and small pale spotting to heel; internally spotless, without inscription.
First UK edition. This title was first published in colour by Casterman in French in 1943 although its original iteration, in black and white, appeared weekly over two years in Le Petit Vingtième from December 1935 to February 1937. Notably it was the first story to introduce fictional countries.