New York and London: Frederick Warne & Co., (1968) probably 1st; tan paper boards, in green patterned jacket with Tom Cobbleigh and his friends following the savvy grey mare, oblong 5.5x7.75; np. Small hardback.
Based on a Devon folk song: Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Pete Davey, Dan'l Widden, Harry Hawke, and Uncle Tom Colby all borrow Tom Pearse's gray mare for transportation to Widecombe Fair. Taking turns on the mount, the men arrive in Widecombe to dance and play and talk and eat and drink; but on the return trip, they all attempt to ride her home at once. Poor mare!
CONDITION: Very Good in Good Plus jacket; no names or other marks, pages clean with a few intermittent reading wrinkles, boards clean with one little bump to edge, in clean jacket with rubs to extrems, closed 2" tear and 1" tear to front, the shorter one touching text; unclipped 2.50. Item #19435