Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep - Ludwig BemelmansHamish Hamilton, 1945, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, tears to bottom edge of both panels with slight loss. Top edges of text block dusty.
The hero of Ludwig Bemelmans' first novel is one Leonidas Erosa, a South American general heavy with years and money, residing in Biarritz with his retinue. This includes a paragon of a cook (no Bemelmans' book would be complete without fine food); an Indian to care for his dogs; a fabulous secretary; a mistress; and the faithful English governess, Miss Graves, who carries her coffin with her when they travel. This copy is a second printing. 234pp. Size: 8vo Crown (7½" x 5") Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.