London: Collins Clear-Type Press, 1937. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto [26 cm] in matte pictorial boards, no jacket. Chipping to spine at top and foot, with bottom 3" completely chipped away; light soiling to boards, corners bumped and exposed; ink inscription on front free endpaper, small ink and pencil notes on rear pastedown, else interior is unmarked. Some pages beginning to come loose at foot. Color illustrations. Good. Item #49246
Diggory and Caroline travel via rabbit burrow from England to Australia, where they meet an aboriginal girl and various charming fauna.