[New York]: Harlin Quist, 1978. 8vo. Illustrated by Gerard Failly. Original cloth; dust jacket. A fine copy. Item #406201
First American edition with this series of illustrations, translated by Calvin K. Towle. The first of Ionesco's two-part stories for children, exquisitely designed by Patrick Couratin for Harlin Quist. This is the second version published by Quist: the first version was issued in 1970 with illustrations by Etienne Delessert.