SIGNED BY TED HUGHES
HUGHES, Ted (author). Chris RIDDELL and Lisa FLATHER (illustrators). Collected Animal Poems: The Iron Wolf; What is the Truth?; A March Calf; The Thought-Fox. London; faber and faber. 1995.
8vo.; 4 vols.; publisher's black linson boards, lettered in cream to spines, preserved in pictorial white dustwrappers and original pictorial slipcase; pp. [xii] + 93; [viii] + 119; [x] + 125; [viii] + 72; volume 1 illustrated in black and white by Chris Riddell, volume 2 by Lisa Flather, the others unillustrated; very fine copies in equally fine dustwrappers and slipcase; each volume with the neat armorial bookplate of Cary Gilbart-Smith to front blank.
First editions thus, signed in ink by Ted Hughes on the title-page of The Iron Wolf.