London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1943. Second printing. Hardcover. Vigesimo-quarto [12 cm] in decorative boards. Light soiling to jacket; rubbing to spine tips, else boards are crisp and unworn. Pencil name in ownership box on front pastedown, small bookseller's label on front free endpaper. Very good / very good. Item #51822
Tudor's first book.
The award-winning illustrator of over one hundred books, Tasha Tudor (1915-2008) lived a life of carefully crafted anachronism. Eschewing electricity and other modern conveniences, Tudor dressed in handmade early Victorian-style clothing, gardened extensively, and kept goats.