Mostly Mary by Gwynedd Rae (Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1st edition 1930) illustrated by Audley Harris
by Gwynedd Rae, with illustrations by Audley Harris
Elkin Mathews & Marrot, 1st edition 1930
The first book in the series recounting the adventures of a bear named Mary Plain.
Hardback in dustwrapper. pp x, 11-88, including b/w illustrations. 7.5 x 5.5 inches approx. (189mm x 139mm).
Dustwrapper worn and torn, with some creasing; loss to spine ends and top and bottom edges of front panel; spine faded and tanned; some water staining to front panel. Boards a little dusty but generally bright, bumped to lower corner with some loss to front (and sealed with glue); small loss to head of spine. Heavy offsetting to endpapers, name in ink to front free endpaper; some foxing to pages throughout, especially first few pages; edges of page-block spotted and dusty.
Overall, showing some wear but remains a reasonably nice copy – uncommon with dustwrapper.