Item #101836 The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Eric CARLE.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Hamish Hamilton, 1969.

First edition, first printing. 4to. Illustrated boards by Eric Carle. A near fine copy with clean boards. No chipping or splitting to boards. No darkening to spine. Two small spots to titlepage. No inscriptions. No loose & no missing leaves. None of the usual foxing. A lovely copy of this timeless classic.

Eric Carle has dramatised the story of one of nature's commonest but loveliest marvels - the transformation into a Butterfly and complimented it with his wonderful illustrations as the caterpillar eats his way through the book. This story has become an all time classic and is sold somewhere in the world every 30 seconds.

Item #101836

Price: £450.00

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