Blishen, Edward. A Cackhanded War. London, Thames and Hudson. 1972. 1st Edition. 8vo. Green hardback, gilt T and H motif to front, gilt titles to spine. With unclipped dustwrapper. Pp230. Dustwrapper a little bumped at top edges, otherwise in near fine condition. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper. “For Sim and Arnold./ I can’t think of XX any/ readers I’d rather have./ Edward/ may 1992/ on the occasion of their passing/ by on their visit to the/ Abbey!” The dedication is to Arnold and Sim Rattenbury to whom he was later to dedicate his last book ‘Mind How You Go’, published posthumously in 1997. I also have available ‘Mind How you Go’ with an inscription to the Rattenburys’ from Blishen’s widow Nancy. Please contact me at enquiries(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)rozhulse.com if you would like to more about this item.
Cat. No. 92756 £50