STREATFEILD, Noel (author). Peggy FORTNUM (illustrator). Thursday's Child. London; Collins. 1970.
8vo. Original flecked blue cloth lettered in silver to spine, preserved in white pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [viii], 9-256; illustrated throughout in line by Peggy Fortnum; a fine copy protected by a similarly fine, unclipped dustwrapper (25s., £1.25p.).
First edition. This charming story follows the fate of four orphaned children at the turn of the nineteenth century. The illustrations are by the artist responsible for the original drawings of Paddington Bear.