Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, Inc, 1964, stated 1st US; Doubleday Prebound pictorial boards with Ann ascending the stairds of a great hall, in jacket identical to boards, illustration for each poem' 7 x 9.25"; 48 pp. Juvenile hardback.
Ann at Highwood Hall, St. Valentine's Day, George II and the Chinese Emperor, I Have a Little Cough, Sir, The Sewing Basket, Joseph and Jesus, Caroline and Charles, unusual children's poetry with Ardizzone's genial illustrations.
CONDITION: Very Good in Good Plus jacket; no names, 3 short pen lines on dw, label removal under flap; in jacket with almost no loss of paper, so book is nice but but jacket has just a few too many issues to be VG: spine dark with rubbed crease and closed horizontal tears affecting titles, corners rubbed with tiny chips, circle pull tear on back, long creases on back top corner etc.; unclipped 2.95. Item #22559