JANET'S LAST BOOK.

JANET'S LAST BOOK.

Janet Ahlberg 1944-1994. A Memento. Pp. 64, illustrated throughout in colour and black & white; patterned endpapers; small oblong 4to; cream cloth, spine lettered in gilt, with sepia pictorial onlay (photograph of Janet Ahlberg) on the upper board; within green card slipcase with circular die-cut revealing part of the portrait below; privately printed, n.p., 1996. First edition, for private circulation by the author. *Loosely inserted is a card featuring a coloured illustration by Janet Ahlberg, inscribed and signed by her husband: 'For Albert Ullin/Best wishes/Allan Ahlberg'. Married couple Janet and Allan Ahlberg co-created children's books for 20 years, until Janet's death from cancer in 1994. Their greatest success was The Jolly Postman, published by Heinemann in 1986. For her illustrations, Janet Ahlberg won two Kate Greenaway Medals.. Item #150107

Price: $150.00