London: Methuem, 1977. Shepard, Ernest. Octavo, original pale blue cloth boards with gilt letting to spine, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket with price sticker to front flap. Lightest bumping to foot of spine, fading to edges of boards. Item #100120
"Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing -- absolutely nothing -- half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats." A beautiful reading copy of a childhood classic, with the iconic Ernest Shepard illustrations.