"But for a dog That kept its head": First Edition of Ludwig Bemelmans Madeline's Rescue; Signed by Him With a Drawing of Madeline
London: Andre Deutsch/Derek Verscholyle, 1953.
First British edition of the second book in the Madeline series, which went on to win the Caldecott Medal. Thin quarto, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by author who has drawn a picture of Madeline, “To Brownie Wise Souvenier de Paris Ludwig Bemelmans 1954.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed and with a drawing.
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