London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1952. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good. Item #17292
Folio. 40pp. Illustrated in color by the author throughout. Cloth spine, pictorial boards, and endpapers. Edges and corners worn; inner hinge partially split, upper board lightly bowed, residue of plate on rear pastedown, else a very good copy. With the stamp of Harris Book Co., Hong Kong, on the rear free endpaper, presumably where this copy was first sold. Vibrant color illustrations. Babar, Celeste and the children visit the Island of Birds.