New York: Coward-McCann, 1966, 1st US stated; grey cloth boards, Blake's illustrations throughout, in white jacket with uncle clad in a purple bathrobe and pajamas springing joyfully to the challenge on the front and a gallery of Hatemans on the back. Juvenile hardback.
"Uncle is a tremendously wealthy elephant. He has a B. A., a patriarchal disposition, rather strict notions of correct behavior, yet a sentimental nature and a certain joie de vivre" Here he takes on the nasty Hatemans, with the support of his friends.
CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Very Good jacket; small whited out name ffep, tight, straight, clean, small light spot on front board; in evenly soiled, white, jacket with 1" and 1.5" closed tear, tiny chips to extrems and top back edgewear; unclipped 3.50. Item #19891