Author: J.P. Martin
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Year: 1982 (First Edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Limited
Remarks: 1st Sparrow edition
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: N/A
Description: "Uncle is a millionaire elephant. He dresses in a purple dressing gown and rides about on a traction engine. His money comes from thousands of dwarfs who live in the top storeys of his house and pay him rent. His life should be an easy one. But his sworn enemies, the dreadful Badfort crowd, led by the frightful Beaver Hateman, are determined to make it a misery."
Illustrated with hilarious b&w ink drawings by the renowned Quentin Blake.
Glazed pictorial covers are scuffed along their extremities (refer to image). Lightly tanned pages (standard fare in a 30 year-old paperback) are in excellent overall condition: unmarked and free from foxing. Super-tight binding.
Measures 17.5 cm × 11 cm (7″ × 4.4″). 12mo. 174 pp.