The Island of Fish in the Trees by Eva-Lis Wuorio / Edward Ardizzone 1st 1962
First UK edition and first print published by Dobson in 1964. This is a near fine copy. The wrapper is clipped and has minor rubbing wear to the top of the spine and to the top corner of the front panel. There is also a very small tear of around 2mm to the bottom edge. The wrapper is otherwise very complete and is bright and clean on the spine. Very little sunning or browning at all. The book is very presentable with no previous owners ink or marks. Overall a near fine copy.
Beautiful coloured frontispiece and 6 wonderful double page coloured illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. The setting in the story is Formentera in the Balearics and is a tale about 2 little girls and a broken doll called Maria-Carmen.