MCKAY BROWN, George. OLD STILE PRESS. ~ Keepers of the House.
14 illustrations printed in brown and black by Gillian Martin, printed in Baskerville type set at the Whittington Press. One of 225 copies signed by the author and artist. First edition. Tall 8vo., original quarter rust cloth, pictorial paper boards by Gillian Martin, a fine copy in the original black cloth slipcase with pictorial paper sides by Gillian Martin.
Wonderful stories about the seven guardians or spirits who look after the house. Including Slumberton, who makes sure people don't swallow spiders in their sleep, Yearpang who sorts out time, Firekin who keeps the smoke moving up out of the chimney and Badmerry, the wicked spirit, who makes all the mischief in the house such as leaks, breaking the washing machine and putting the piano out of tune.
A fine copy in slipcase.