Richmond: Attic Press, 1975. Shell, Eleanor. (20)pp. One of 60 copies signed and numbered by Willis Shell, the proprietor of the Press. The first edition of the first miniature book produced at the Attic Press. Handsomely printed with Gothic initials, this amusing poem is illustrated throughout with hand-colored line drawings by Eleanor Shell. This copy is together with a larger version of the text printed at the Attic Press in 1952 from the original manuscript. The text and illustrations are printed on a single sheet, folded twice. The book is very fine in mabled paper-covered boards; the folded sheet shows very minor wear and soiling, else fine. (Bradbury, p. 14). (2 5/8 by 2 1/8; 66x54mm).
(Inventory #: 26864)
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