Category: Children's / Illustrated

THE NUTCRACKER Stock code: 14178


First edition. Inscribed presentation copy from the author and the artist. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Superbly illustrated with full page colour plates and black and white drawings by Toller Cranston throughout. A lovely fine copy, the binding square and firm, the contents clean and bright and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed and creased dustwrapper which has a single closed tear to the top of the rear panel. Not price-clipped. Scarce in double signed state.




Inscribed in black ink on the front pastedown "To Stephanie - / with my best wishes! / Veronica Tennant". Also inscribed on the reverse of the front endpaper in blue ink by the illustrator "For Stephanie / Best wishes / Toller '85".