London: Collins. 48, Pall Mall 1952/1940, 9th printing, warm beige thin illustrated boards with snowflakes and a center picture with two little rabbits pulling little Grey Rabbit on a sledge, all ready for the party, white endpapers with series illustration of house in the wood, coated paper with many full colour illustrations; 5.5x6.75"; 102 pp. Picture book hardback small.
A lovely story of a traditional English Christmas featuring our gentle heroine. The tiny illustration of all the animals gathered around Mole's Christmas tree is a picture of prewar abundance in a time of scarcity. The author also wrote matchless books for adults about her countryside. ( see A Country Child).
CONDITION: Very Good Plus in Good Plus jacket; no names or other marks, rubs and bumps to extremities; in clean jacket with about half inch chips or tears at corners and spine ends, creased on bottom; flap reads 2/6 for books in series. Item #22621