A Story of a Puppet
by Carlo Collodi
Drawings by Philip Gough
Peter Lunn, 1947, illustrated frontispiece, black and white illustrations in text, hardcover, dust-jacket
Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing to edges and corners, water-marking to top front of spine and back cover, interesting half mark of age-toned pages, dust-jacket shows some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, creasing, chipping and small tears to edges and corners, foxed spine, some repairs (see photographs)
"To begin with - superficially - a puppet: a doll. A doll that comes to life. That in itself is a magnificent subject for a story. But over and above that, Pinocchio is about ... oh, all the things you have ever imagined..."