Mary Poppins. P L. Travers.
Mary Poppins
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Mary Poppins

23 Soho Square W1: Gerald Howe Ltd., 1934. Mary Shepard. 1st Edition. Hardcover. This is the first edition of the iconic children's book Mary Poppins, first in a series of 8 books, first published in 1934. The original dust jacket is unclipped (5s NET), printed in blue and yellow with Mary Shepard's illustrations across the front back and spine. Title and author is printed on the front cover and title and publisher printed on the spine. The hardcover book is in its original yellow cloth binding with a portrait of Mary Poppins and the title on the front cover in black. The spine has the title, author and publisher printed in black. The back cover has an publisher icon printed on the bottom right hand corner. Book contains 13 full page illustrations by Mary Shepard, in addition to chapter tail-pieces and line cuts. The front cover of the dust jacket is chipped in the top edges and has a small tear 1/4 inch from the top edge of the spine resulting in a 3mm hole. The back cover of the dust jacket has some chipping on the top left corner and a small chip on the bottom right edge. There is some rubbing to the left and right edges of the spine. There is some additional minor shelf-wear to the edges. The hardcover book has a small 5mm tear and a 1mm tear on the top edge of the back cover. Front endpaper has a little smudging from whiteout on the top right hand corner. There is a small smudge on the back paste down.[See photos; please contact us if you would like to see more photos]. Pages are otherwise clean unmarked. A great copy of this classic book in very good condition! Very Good / Very Good. Item #2021-L187

Price: $8,495.00