First Edition of Mary Poppins From A-Z; Warmly Inscribed by P.L. Travers
Mary Poppins from A to Z.
Item Number: 21087
London: Collins, 1963.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Warmly inscribed by P.L. Travers and dated in 1964 on the front free endpaper. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Illustrated by Mary Shepard.
In Mary Poppins From A-Z P.L. Travers drafted 26 short episodes inspired by the Mary Poppins characters; one for each letter of the alphabet.
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