The first book that the author both wrote and illustrated
Steadman, Ralph ~ Ralph Steadman’s Jelly Book : Signed By The Author
Dennis Dobson, London : 1967
The First UK printing published by Dennis Dobson, London in 1967. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Original bright orange cloth lettered in black to spine. Light dustiness to upper board edges. Mild toning to the text-block and page edges. Very light spotting to the prelims. Free from inscriptions. The WRAPPER is price-clipped and in Very Good+ condition. Toned to the edges, spine and folds. Some offsetting to the panels (see images). The wrapper is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been boldly signed and dated (14.4.78) to the title page by the author. Vibrantly illustrated throughout in Steadman's idiosyncratic style. The first edition of the first book which Steadman both wrote and illustrated. Very scarce with such attributes.
CONDITION: Very Good++
JACKET: Very Good+