New York: Harper & Row, 1968. Burkert, Nancy Ekholm. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item #21070
A nonsense rhyme of a fabulous creature, the Scroobious Pip, who refused to be classified as insect, bird, beast, or fish. Oatmeal colored cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Lear's initials blind stamped on front. Beautiful full-page color illustrations, as well as line drawings, by Nancy Ekholm Burkert. Illustrated endpapers. Fine in near fine dust jacket with two tiny closed tears and light soiling.