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Graves, Robert (Poet) & Ardizzone, Edward (Artist). THE PENNY FIDDLE: POEMS FOR CHILDREN. New York City, NY: Doubleday, 1960. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 62 pages. Fine/Fine. Slight yellowing on DJ flaps. Slight wear to DJ spine edges .

The author's debut collection of poems for children. Now considered a late-modern children's classic. The first appearance of the title in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Twenty-three of the author's finest poems for and about children collected in book form. Lavishly illustrated in two-toned illustrations by the great Edward Ardizzone. A "must-have" title for Robert Graves collectors. This title has been out-of-print for more than forty years and is now collectible. This copy is in fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. A scarce copy thus. One of the greatest British writers of the 20th century. A fine copy. . $40.00

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