Ethel & Ernest - A True Story by Raymond Briggs, 1999 - First Edition
Decorative covers and fully illustrated in strip-cartoon format this is the true story of Ethel & Ernest, Raymond Brigg's parents - from their first chance encounter to their deaths. With bright laminated boards, hardly any scratches, sharp corners and very clean pages this is a fine copy of this deeply moving and original book.
- Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London
- Year of Publication: 1999
- Illustrator: Raymond Briggs
- Special Attributes: First Laminated Edition (1st Printing with the numbers 10 to 1).
- Size: 9 1/8" X 6 1/4"
- ISBN: 0224060392
Winner of the British Book Award for the Illustrated Book of the Year and acclaimed by the critics, Ethel & Ernest was a huge best seller on first publication and has now been made into a film released in the UK in October 2016. The book was first published in 1998 with plain cloth boards and a dust jacket, it was then published in this laminated edition with Briggs' illustrations on the boards and no jacket making this the first laminated edition in its first printing.