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    Ludwig Bemelmans. Madeline. London: Derek Verschoyle, [1952]. First English edition, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in blue ink: "to Dianne Rhodes / Ludwig Bemelmans / 1952]," with a small drawing of Madeline. Folio (12 x 8.5 inches; 310 x 219 mm.). Unpaginated. Publisher's pictorial binding; in original dust jacket. Binding slightly skewed; foot of spine a bit damaged; some bumping to spine and corners; some mild edgewear to spine and corners. Dust jacket spine a bit toned; joints lightly worn; corners lightly worn; foxing and soiling to jacket panels; some foxing to jacket flaps. Endleaves with some foxing; endleaves with minor offsetting (not affecting inscription or drawing); some very minor occasional thumbsoiling in text. Overall, a very good copy; housed in later cloth slipcase. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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