First Edition of Michael Bonds's Paddington and the Christmas; Surprise; Signed by Him
Paddington and the Christmas Surprise.
Item Number: 46019
New York: Harper Collins, 1997.
First edition of this charming Paddington Christmas work. Oblong quarto, original glossy boards, pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by R.W. Alley. Signed and dated by Michael Bond on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Uncommon signed.
Since 1958 Michael Bond's beloved character, Paddington Bear, has charmed readers around the world with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures.