First edition first issue of this childrens classic, 186 pages with illustrations by the author. Book is sound, little light occasional foxing and light brown splash stains on pages 58 and 59 previous owners name and address neatly in ink on front half title page. Covers rubbed on edges and on back bottom board, a little dusty and few light marks, spine slightly darkened. Not perfect but a reasonable copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.