First Edition of Paddington Takes the Air; Inscribed by Michael Bond
Paddington Takes The Air.
Bond, Michael; Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.$500.00
Item Number: 45744
London: Collins, 1970.
First edition of the ninth title in Bond’s classic Paddington series. Octavo, original cloth. Illustrated by Peggy Fortnum. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “For James With best wishes Michael Bond.” Bookplate to the front pastedown, near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
"Paddington is as irresistile as Peggy Fortnum's drawings of him that illustrate the book" (Christian Science Monitor).