Author: Ludwig Bemelmans


Illustrator: Ludwig Bemelmans

BEMELMANS, Ludwig. Parsley. NY: Harper & Brothers [1955]. Oblong 4to, 47pp. Grey quarter cloth with spine stamped in green and light green cloth covers pictorially stamped in dark green. Color illustrations on nearly every page. Spine ends rubbed, some wear to bottom edges, else a clean, bright copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (a three-inch closed tear at top of rear panel, some other small tears at edges, one tiny chip, price-clipped). Inscribed by the artist, Ludwig Bemelmans and dated the year of publication.

First edition. A charming picture book about the friendship between an old, twisted tree and an old stag who help and protect each other. From the author of Madeline.