Scarce with the original wrapper
Norton, Mary ~ The Magic Bedknob : With The Scarce Original Wrapper
J.M. Dent and Sons, London : 1945
The First UK printing published by J.M. Dent and Sons, London in 1945. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. The boards are very clean for their age having been protected by the wrapper. Light spotting to the prelims. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The scarce original WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. Light spotting in places with some toning to the rear panel. Some loss at the spine ends with a small closed tear to the upper spine fold. The wrapper looks very striking in the removable brodart archival cover. The wrapper, colour frontispiece and illustrations throughout by Joan Kiddell-Monroe. A scarce title produced to wartime economy standards which was the inspiration for the partially animated 1971 Disney film 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks' starring David Tomlinson, Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall, and Sam Jaffe. Collectible.
CONDITION: Very Good++
JACKET: Very Good++