A very early scarce Raymond Briggs title
Briggs, Raymond ~ Nuvolari And The Alfa Romeo
Hamish Hamilton : 1968
The First UK Printing published by Hamish Hamilton in 1968. The BOOK is in near Fine condition and appears unread. Moderate pushing to the upper spine end with a little light rubbing to the edges in places. Free from inscriptions, erasures and markings. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good+ condition. Mild creasing and rubbing at the spine ends, rear upper edge and along the spine folds. Small amount of loss at the upper spine end. A small red ink mark to the the upper rear cover with some rubbing to the front cover. Some tape reinforcement to the verso which does not show through to the front. The artwork looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The scarcest title in 'The true accounts of great events in human adventure' series. Profuse full colour and B/W illustrations throughout. An early Briggs title. Only the second copy we have handled to date and exceedingly scarce with the wrapper with most copies ending up in the library system.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Very Good+