Rare Publishers file copy with small publishers ink stamp to titlepage ("Jarrolds publisher" - Oldbourne press being a subdivision). First edition, first printing. 4to. Photo illustrated boards with red cloth spine. Dustwrapper mirrors the boards. A fine copy with fresh clean boards. No inscriptions. The very good+ dustwrapper is complete with wear & light nicking to extremities. Original price of 10s6dnet to front flap. An attractive copy of this most unusual book.
Dare Wright moved to New York to pursue a career in photography and modelling and took her Lenci doll with her. Her first book "The Lonely Doll" featuring that doll was a smash hit and made the New York Bestselling Lists; she wrote a further 18 childrens books of which this the fourth.