J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1964, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Nora Unwin
Throughout the text are black-and-white line drawings and the occasional full page illustration by Nora Unwin. Aqua coloured boards with tilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A story set around Maidey Connor and her son Kent, living a lonely life in a small village. Into their lives comes a painter, John Rivven, who has come to their small village to paint the herons that return every year at Valentine's day, and through his perceptive eye brings out changes in both mother and son. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Browning and foxing to the text block edges and Browning of the pages. Remains of tape can be seen to the endpapers and original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 7-191,  pages.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Nora Unwin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Children. Inventory No: 0114868.