PUNCH IN NEW YORK.
Edition: First printing.
New York: The Viking Press, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A delightful story written and illustrated by this Caldecott-award winning artist, and featuring the traditional commedia cast: Judy and the Baker & The Black Man, the Cop and the Crocodile, The Devil, The Hangman and the Clowns. When a thief takes off with Mr Punch, he and his gang discover that Punch is more than a match for them, as he leads them on a merry chase through New York City. Illustrated with oil and ink on vellum. Large format, unpaginated, bound in red boards with a blue cloth spine, gilt lettering and illustration on the front. Selected as the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. ISBN: 0-670827908.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.