GIBBS, May (1877-1969)
Prince Dande Lion : a garden whim-wham
Sydney : Ure Smith, 1982. Second impression (first published in 1953). Small quarto, publisher’s cloth backed pictorial papered boards (small section of water damage to foot of spine), previous owner’s name erased with white-out to front pastedown, pp 117, illustrated with 4 colour plates, 12 full page black-and-white plates and numerous line drawings in the text.
May Gibbs’ superbly illustrated fantasy, in which the young Prince Dande Lion sets off to see the world with Bill Bergia the Smuggler, Captain Sturt Pea, Reds the Poinsettier dog and a pup, little Black Tulip.
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