By Raymond Briggs
London   Hamish Hamilton
12" by 8.5" unpaginated
A smart first edition of this brightly illustrated classical children's tale from Raymond Briggs.
By Raymond Briggs

1978 The Snowman

London   Hamish Hamilton
12" by 8.5" unpaginated
A smart first edition of this brightly illustrated classical children's tale from Raymond Briggs.
£320.00
: 1kgs / : 892T35

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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

First edition. Illustrated throughout with thirty full-pages of colour images. A Christmas classic, The Snowman wordlessly but evocatively tells the story of a young boy who builds a snowman, only for it to come to life at the stroke of midnight. The work is a canonical children's story, with the 1982 animated film version and the musical adaptation annual fixtures. Written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs, an English illustrator, cartoonist, graphic novelist and author who achieved critical and popular success. He is best known for this work. With a 2001 newspaper advertisement for an Volkswagen Polo with air conditioning as standard, featuring illustrations of the snowman and the boy by Raymond Briggs.

Condition

In the original pictorial paper covered binding. Externally, very smart with light shelf wear and minor bumping to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout.

Near Fine

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