Jonathan Cape, London, 1929. True FIRST EDITION, first printing. Scarce copy in collectible condition. Very good complete condition, internally the book is free of markings or inscriptions, original gray cover and spine is soiled and stained, spine ends frayed. bimped corners, front endpage tape reinforced. Spectacular bright multi-colored endpages and frontispiece plus black and white illustrations (all by author Lofting) throughout book. All in all a most collectible copy of an increasingly rare antique childrens book. 320 pages.