THE LION AND THE RAT
by Jean De La Fontaine; Brian Wildsmith
Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith
Published by Oxford University Press. 1970
Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper. A Fable retold by Wildsmith for younger children. Large format 11.25 x 8.5". Pictorial boards. Striking colour pictures.
Wear to spine, corners and cover edges, minimal bumping. Tiny spot of surface paper damage to front cover. Grubby fingermarks to title page and page opposite. Light stain to edge of front endpaper and half-title page. Some fingering to contents. Dustwrapper is chipped at ends of spine and folds. Spine creased. Publisher's protective wrapper is creased on rear flap. Front flap is creased, slightly grubby and has small original price sticker.
Stock no. 1507092