Briggs, Raymond ~The Tin-Pot Foreign General And The Old Iron Woman (Inscribed And Signed In the Year Of Publication : Association Copy)
Hamish Hamilton : 1984
The First UK Printing published by Hamish Hamilton in 1984. The scarce Hardback format with laminated coloured boards. No Wrapper as issued. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Free from markings and erasures. Light bumping at the spine ends. Inscribed and signed by the author to the title page: 'For Jane Bown, Thank you for the photography!, With best wishes Raymond Briggs, 9th September 1984'. The recipient was the acclaimed photographer Jane Bown who had a long and prestigious career as a photographer for 'The Observer' newspaper and is represented at 'The National Portrait Gallery' in London. She had taken some official photographs of Raymond Briggs and it is likely that this book was signed on or near to the publication day of this title. Profusely illustrated in colour throughout by the author. Scarce with such attributes.
CONDITION: Near Fine