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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.

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. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Robert Graves' "The Penny Fiddle". 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. An absolute "must-have" title for Robert Graves collectors. This title is a modern classic. This is one of few copies of the First American Edition/First Printing still available online and 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. . $30.00

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