SIGNED BY STREATFEILD
STREATFEILD, Noel (author). Ruth GERVIS (illustrator). Ballet Shoes. A Story of Three Children on the Stage. London; Dent, Pennant Books. 1968.
8vo.; publisher's forest-green and acid-yellow cloth, in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [viii], ix-[x] + 231 + [i]; with line illustrations throughout by Ruth Gervis; a near fine copy, both inside and out, with a tiny dint to bottom edge of upper cover, in a near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper retaining the original bookseller's price sticker to upper flap (£1.10) and with slight fading to spine.
Vintage edition with the original illustrations by Gervis, inscribed in ink by Noel Streatfeild to front blank, "For Davida Hodson, Noel Streatfeild". Signed copies of this title are rare in commerce. This is the first such copy handled by us in over thirty-five years and the only signed copy of the title located on the commercial market at the time of cataloguing.